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Officials investigate death of Iowa man found by motorcycle

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) _ Authorities are investigating the death of a western Iowa man found near a motorcycle. Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker says the body of 52-year-old Albert J. Gi... Read More

WP City Council Reviews Budget Proposal

The West Point City Council met in a special meeting Thursday evening to take a look at the proposed budget for 2015-16. Mayor Marlene Johnson says the only changes generally are increases in costs like health insurance and the salaries of city em... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Detroit        9  Baltimore       8 Final  Toronto        5  Kansas City     2 Final  Boston         8  Chi White Sox   2 Final  Texas          7  N-Y Yankees     6 ... Read More

Ne Gov. Ricketts Announces Trade Mission to Japan

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he and Lt. Governor Mike Foley will lead trade delegations to Japan in September in a continuing effort to grow Nebraska’s economy through foreign trade and investment. Gov. Ricketts will lead a del... Read More

NCGA to Congress: Farmers Need Safe, Reliable Roads & Bridges

The National Corn Growers Association today expressed disappointment that Congress failed to pass a long-term highway funding bill before its August recess. Congress voted to extend the United States Highway Trust Fund’s authorization through Oct. ... Read More

Crews contained gas spill in Omaha suburb, official says

BENNINGTON, Neb. (AP) _ Crews have contained a gasoline spill estimated at 1,0 gallons from a truck filling up a tank at a convenience store in the northwest Omaha suburb of Bennington. The spill occurred about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Omaha, Irvin... Read More

Killer's lawsuit against Nebraska prison system dismissed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A lawsuit filed against the Nebraska prison system by a man convicted of first-degree murder in four Omaha shooting deaths in 2013 has been dismissed. In an order issued Friday, a Lancaster County District judge said Nikko Jenki... Read More

Mountain Lion spotted in Wayne

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in Wayne Wednesday evening. The Wayne Herald reports local residents reported seeing the mountain lion on the walking trail by the southwest corner of the Wayne Bark Park. Another mountain lion sighting wa... Read More

Digital Platforms Spread Beef Message to Consumers

The beef checkoff program's national digital advertising effort, now in its second year, is having tremendous success in a competitive marketplace. Already this year, digital advertising netted a 700 percent increase in the acquisition rate of ne... Read More

Wreck reported in Albion

A two-vehicle wreck occurred early Sunday afternoon in Albion, and a single vehicle was overturned. According to the Albion News, both drivers were taken to Boone County Health Center. Both vehicles reportedly sustained a lot of damage....... Read More

(Video) Ott Takes Center Stage In Chicago

Its been quite a ride for Nebraska native Drew Ott and the Iowa Hawkeyes. The former all stater from Giltner High school has been a difference maker at defensive end the last three years for the Hawkeyes. Ott was one the three players that Iowa took ... Read More