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West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Dodge County

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say the West Nile virus has been detected in Dodge County for the first time this year. According to reports, the Three Rivers Public Health Department is monitoring ... Read More

Police: Boy had gun in shooting, but no bullet casings found

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha police say a 12-year-old boy was carrying a handgun when he and two teenagers allegedly ambushed two men, but investigators did not recover any bullet casings from his weapon after the fatal shooting. According to reports,... Read More

Grain Farm Income Expected To Drop Significantly in 2015

Grain farmers should brace for a drop in net incomes this year as the prices for corn, soybeans and wheat have fallen significantly from recent years, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. The latest Agricultural Prices report, release... Read More

Storm Chasers blow late lead against Nashville

The Omaha Storm Chasers lost a 3-2 8th inning lead against Nashville Monday night, falling 5-3 at home. Jose Martinez was 1-2 with a double, a run scored, and two walks for Omaha. The Storm Chasers and Sounds go at it again on Tuesday. First pi... Read More

Feds file $218,000 in tax liens against Norfolk councilman

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Federal authorities have filed $218,000 in liens against a Norfolk city councilman over unpaid taxes. Reports say that the liens filed by the Internal Revenue Service were related to David Fauss' personal and business obligati... Read More

Northeast softball adds another player

Rikki Cahill of Clarkson has signed to play softball with Northeast. Cahill is a pitcher and outfielder who will be a sophomore. The Hawks are up to 13 players on the roster as they start their inaugural season this fall....... Read More

Rabobank Releases Report Exploring the Unexpected Geography of U.S. Cow Herd

The beef cow population in the United States is expected to grow by over three million head in the next three to five years. The economic signals for building/rebuilding the herd are clear, and in the next four to six years, the location of the U.S.... Read More

Nebraska parents helping daughter live in time she has left

MONROE, Neb. (AP) _ Two Platte County parents are determined to help their ailing infant daughter really live in what little time she may have left. Twenty-five-year-old Paige Wiese and her husband, 28-year-old Shawn Wiese, say the bucket list the... Read More

Lancers release season schedule

RALSTON, NE – The Omaha Lancers, in conjunction with the United States Hockey League, have released their full schedule for the 30th anniversary season which begins on Friday, September 25th on the road against the Tri-City Storm. Omaha will fac... Read More

Cyclone Tennis Adds Four For 2015-16

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State tennis head coach Armando Espinosa has announced the addition of four student-athletes for the 2015-16 season. The Cyclones will add New Mexico graduate transfer Anna Kuuttila (Albuquerque, New Mexico), Annabella Bonadonn... Read More

Hawkeyes Set for Phillips 66 National Championships

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Six University of Iowa swimmers will be competing at the 2015 Phillips 66 National Championships from Aug. 6-10 at the Northside Swim Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Hawkeyes will be represented sophomore Chris Dawson, UI grad... Read More