Some officials at tourist attractions in south-central Nebraska and north-central Kansas say they were blindsided, and disappointed, by the firestorm over the proposed Kansas-Nebraska Heritage Area.
At least two former Indian boarding schools in Colorado will be investigated for remains of Native children who attended those institutions. In June, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland called for a comprehensive review of the Native American boarding school legacy.
Gov. Pete Ricketts said his order is aimed at stopping a "land grab." But the fine print in the order limits its scope.
Facing criticism from small cities that feared losing status and funding, the federal government said Tuesday that it won’t raise the population threshold for what qualifies as a metro area.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Facing criticism from small cities that feared losing status and funding, the federal government said Tuesday that it won…
STUART, Fla. (AP) — More manatees have died already this year than in any other year in Florida's recorded history, primarily from starvation due to the loss of seagrass beds, state officials said.
Gov. Pete Ricketts has been touring the state, speaking in opposition to President Joe Biden's proposed 30x30 conservation plan. Ricketts' calls the plan a "land grab." This week, he visited Alliance.
Landowners from Box Butte County, Dawes, Morrill and other surrounding counties gathered at the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center in Alliance…
Nebraska has become ground zero for opposition to the 30-by-30 plan, with nearly two dozen counties adopting resolutions to block Biden's effort to conserve 30% of U.S. land and water by 2030.
Five men with Japanese heritage were imprisoned by the federal government during WWII. They went on to serve in the U.S. military.
In addition to the Japanese Americans living in Scottsbluff and western Nebraska at the beginning of World War II, other Japanese Americans ca…
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt authorized the imprisonment of about 112,000 Japanese Americans.
The rye and rapeseed that Rick Clifton cultivated in central Ohio were coming along nicely — until his tractor rumbled over the flat, fertile …
A group that is seeking to expand Medicaid in South Dakota has lost its bid to refer a measure passed by the South Dakota Legislature aimed at making Medicaid expansion more difficult.
“Our earlier bipartisan emergency measures to turn the corner on this harsh pandemic should not become an excuse for a hostile takeover by the federal government of every aspect of American life,” Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said.
Eligible applicants include county and city governments, Native tribal organizations, small businesses and nonprofit organizations with providers required to be licensed by the state.
The rail company agreed to pay $140,000 as part of a settlement stemming from a 2019 train derailment that led to a fuel spill.
Senator Erdman recently wrote expressing his opposition to an initiative of the Biden administration. The initiative is contained in an execut…
“This concept violates two central tenets of the American system: freedom of movement and health care privacy,” Ricketts said.