Category: Nebraska

NET documentary spotlights brilliantly eccentric Nebraskan artist 0

NET documentary spotlights brilliantly eccentric Nebraskan artist

  Story and photos by Heather Haskins, NewsNetNebraska A Nebraska man who believed his artwork had the power to heal people is the subject of a new NET documentary. Emery Blagdon, who lived from 1907-1986,...

Lone testifier speaks on altering Nebraska’s good-time rules 0

Lone testifier speaks on altering Nebraska’s good-time rules

By Daniel Wheaton, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Only one person stepped forward to testify Thursday on a proposed revision to Nebraska’s good-time rules for prisoners. The Department of Correctional Services held a public hearing at the...

Good pumpkin harvest means good business for Nebraska family pumpkin patch 0

Good pumpkin harvest means good business for Nebraska family pumpkin patch

A little bit of family fun is taking place at Lincoln’s JK’s Pumpkin Patch. You can go pick out your own pumpkin along with many other fun activities. NewsNetNebraska’s Klair Acton has more with...

Nebraska pumpkin harvest much improved this year 0

Nebraska pumpkin harvest much improved this year

The Roca Berry Farm has been drawing visitors from southeast Nebraska for many years. The town of Roca may only have a population of 220 people, but on weekends in October there are many...

ReTree Nebraska goal to plant a million trees 0

ReTree Nebraska goal to plant a million trees

Fall is a great time to plant trees. In order to reach their goal of planting one million trees by 2017, ReTree Nebraska has been making an impact by planting trees in communities statewide....

Craft brewers call for Nebraska policy changes 0

Craft brewers call for Nebraska policy changes

By Mary Rezac, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Craft brewers proposed changes to tax and distribution policies at a hearing Friday that they say would help modernize and expand the industry in Nebraska. Proposed by Sen....

Apple harvest begins in Nebraska City 0

Apple harvest begins in Nebraska City

It’s apple harvest time in nebraska. Down the road from Lincoln in Nebraska City NewsNetNebraska reporter Klair Action found the hills filled with thousands of apple trees waiting to be harvested.

Nebraska farmers start harvests with eyes on weather and moisture 0

Nebraska farmers start harvests with eyes on weather and moisture

The 2013 harvest season has arrived and Nebraska farmers may face weather and soil issues. NewsNetNebraska reporter Madeline Clauff explains.  

Nebraska’s criminal justice system in the spotlight in Jenkins murder case 0

Nebraska’s criminal justice system in the spotlight in Jenkins murder case

Nebraska’s prison and criminal justice system has become a topic of concern as ex-convict Nikko Jenkins’ case unfolds in the news media. Jenkins is charged in four Omaha murders that happened shortly after his...