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Metro Community College at Do Space offers the next installment in its Hubbard Sustainability Series this Thursday at 4:30. 

A Creighton University research study, funded in large part by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is investigating the role financial stress can play on the health of single mothers.

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer?  How about a trip to the Omaha Children's Museum?  KIOS News Director Cheril Lee has more...

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc. serves the community in a variety of ways.  CEO Stacy Martin took time out of her busy day to chat with Mike Hogan about the mission and their impact on immigration and the community.  More information can be found at https://www.lfsneb.org/

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans with disabilities and those who are at least 60 years old can continue to receive services through a state program made permanent by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Three finalists have been sent to Gov. Pete Ricketts for an open seat on the district court judicial bench in eastern Nebraska.

Patients and caregivers both have better, safer experiences when the caregiver is an active participant in the patient’s care.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of Nebraska lawmakers is working on a new effort to lower property taxes, despite major hurdles, an uncertain state budget and repeated failed attempts to satisfy farmers who often pay the most.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Reserve Bank says Nebraska's real estate market is heating up and home prices are continuing to rise.

The Startup Collaborative is an on-demand startup accelerator and program of the Greater Omaha Chamber. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has issued a disaster declaration for Nebraska to aid the response to flooding and damage in the wake of severe weather across the state since June 1.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska's president says he may implement a midyear tuition increase should the state withhold a portion of the institution's state appropriation.

Oregon State wins its third College World Series

Jun 29, 2018

Oregon State won its third College World Series championship last (THUR) night with a 5-0 victory over Arkansas as Greg Echlin explains for Omaha Public Radio.

  

  

A Super Super interview

Jun 29, 2018

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee recently sat down with OPS’ incoming superintendent Dr. Cheryl Logan and outgoing superintendent Mark Evans…

June 29th at 6:00 p.m. the Celebrate America concert with Starship and Survivor starts in Memorial Park.  Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Metro Credit Union, Dustin West, stops by the KIOS studios to discuss the free concert with Mike Hogan.  More information can be found at https://www.omahacelebratesamerica.com/.

Oregon State pulls off stunning turnaround

Jun 28, 2018

Oregon State pulled off a stunning turnaround in its 5-3 victory over Arkansas last (WED) night.   So the College World Series title will be determined tonight as Greg Echlin explains for Omaha Public Radio.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say recent heavy rains have forced closure of four more bridges in Lancaster County.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fourteen students and a school bus driver escaped serious injury when a collision with a utility lift truck sent their bus through a fence and down a hill into an electrical substation area in northwest Omaha.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee recently sat down with OPS’ outgoing superintendent Mark Evans and the incoming superintendent Dr. Cheryl Logan…

  

  

  

Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing starts July 5th and runs six consecutive Thursdays through August 11th. 

This Saturday and on the Fourth of July, the Nebraska Wind Symphony participates in two separate concerts.  Music Director Larry MacTaggart sits down in the KIOS studios to chat with Mike Hogan about these events.  More information is available at http://nebraskawindsymphony.com/

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's attorney general says the board responsible for overseeing Goodwill Omaha allowed the charity to stray from its core mission of providing jobs for the needy and disabled while top executives received excessive payments.

ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say an insect that's killed millions of ash trees in the U.S. has been found in Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in eastern Nebraska.

South High School’s Dual Language Program was recently awarded the 2017 High School level School of the Year Award from the Spanish Embassy and the International Spanish Academy.

Artist Sheila Pepe "Live & Local" on KIOS-FM

Jun 26, 2018

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is opening a new exhibition this Thursday, June 28th at 6:00 p.m. (No tickets required).  The show is Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism.  Sheila stops by the KIOS studios and has a delightful chat with host  Mike Hogan about her art, inspiration, and motivation.  More information on the show is available at http://www.bemiscenter.org/art/exhibitions/sheila-pepe-hot-mess-formalism.html

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The World Food Prize is being awarded this year to two men credited with helping reduce by 10 million the world's number of children stunted from malnourishment between 2012 and 2017.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Residents in major cities downstream from a northwest Iowa tanker car derailment say they're confident their municipal drinking water is safe even as crews try to contain an estimated 230,000 gallons of oil.

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