“A huge deal:” Major meth operation revealed in western Nebraska

July 21st, 2014

By Bill Kelly

Lincoln, NE — A little noticed round-up of meth dealers in western Nebraska last year spun into a major on-going investigation resulting in dozens of arrests providing law enforcement with an insider’s view of a significant trafficking organization.

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Emergency digital radio system working through hiccups

July 18th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Nebraska’s statewide emergency radio system has had coverage issues since it was implemented nearly two years ago. Most of these coverage concerns have been worked out or are in the process of being fixed. But how has the implementation helped the program’s execution? KVNO takes a closer look.

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Float Controversy Prompts Race Discussions In Norfolk

July 17th, 2014

By NET News

Lincoln, NE — A float in Norfolk’s Fourth-of-July parade depicting President Obama’s future library as an outhouse sparked outrage and drew national derision. The fallout has thrust Norfolk into an uncomfortable, and mostly unwanted, discussion about race.

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White Gives Voice to Abandoned Homes

July 17th, 2014

By Bill Grennan

Omaha, NE — An Omaha artist’s new project looks to reflect on the stories inside two homes.

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Freedom Summer: 50 years later

July 14th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE– This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Mississippi Freedom Summer campaign to register African-American voters during the heat of the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Samuel Walker, emeritus professor of criminal justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, shares his experiences of helping register African-American voters.

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Spenner leaves her mark at UNO

July 11th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Sami Spenner completed her track and field career at the University of Nebraska at Omaha two weeks ago, finishing sixth at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championship. The Columbus, Neb., native set many school records during her time with the Mavericks. KVNO had a chance to speak with her about her time as a Maverick and what we can expect from her in the future.

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