Nebraska

The farmer who cut off his own leg with a pocketknife
When Kurtis Kaser's leg got trapped he did not have a phone to call for help - but he did have a knife.
Severe storms roll across the US Great Plains
Parts of the US Great Plains were hit with large chunks of hail and tornadoes over the weekend.
The teenage 'white hat' hacker getting rich
Sam is part of an international community of teenagers getting rich from legally hacking websites.

The smallest town: a walk around town

Elsie Eiler is the only remaining resident in Monowi, Nebraska

Population of one: the smallest town in the US

Elsie Eiler is the mayor, treasurer, librarian, bartender and only resident