Pillen’s promises: Economic boom and little harm for neighbors. They haven’t always panned out.
Pillen’s promises: Economic boom and little harm for neighbors. They haven’t always panned out.

As he grew Nebraska’s largest hog operation, Jim Pillen made economic and environmental assurances to residents of small communities where he was looking to build. Some residents profited. Others say Pillen Family Farms prospered while they suffered.

 
        
 
K-12 funding shift from property taxes would be multiyear effort, Nebraska lawmakers say

K-12 funding shift from property taxes would be multiyear effort, Nebraska lawmakers say

Many of the 17 lawmakers who have been meeting with Gov. Jim Pillen discuss their hopes and ambitions for an expected special session this summer

State Auditor finds millions in improper child care billings paid by DHHS

State Auditor finds millions in improper child care billings paid by DHHS

Nebraska's State Auditor says they've found millions of improperly paid out child care benefits. 

School vouchers fight is Nebraska’s last petition drive of 2024

School vouchers fight is Nebraska’s last petition drive of 2024

State Sen. Linehan says students, families need choices; Support Our Schools says voters should decide

1-on-1 with Geneva native, Olympian Maggie Malone-Hardin

1-on-1 with Geneva native, Olympian Maggie Malone-Hardin

NCN's Jake Bartecki catches up with Olympian Maggie Malone-Hardin ahead of third olympics appearance. 

Nebraska DHHS launches new online child and adult abuse hotline

Nebraska DHHS launches new online child and adult abuse hotline

A new online portal for reporting abusers is now available. 

Abortions performed by Nebraska doctors crater following state’s 12-week ban

Abortions performed by Nebraska doctors crater following state’s 12-week ban

Zoe, not her real name, had to travel to another state to terminate her pregnancy because she was 16 weeks pregnant, and Nebraska lawmakers banned abortion after 12 weeks a year ago. 

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