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Omaha Police Sergeant given fine and probation for drunken driving

An Omaha police sergeant has been ordered to pay a $500 fine, serve six months of probation and turn over his driver's license for 60 days for drunken driving. The Omaha World-Herald reports Jason ... Read More

Monsanto, rivals eye next step after Syngenta deal collapse

Aug 26 Monsanto Co, having ditched an audacious $46 billion offer for Syngenta AG , may downshift to a humbler strategy of beefing up its crop protection portfolio through other acquisitions, partnerships and licensing agreements. The deal's colla... Read More

Fremont man hurt in accident

A 24-year old Fremont man was taken to an Omaha hospital following a one-vehicle accident early Saturday morning. According to the Fremont Tribune, Brandon Schneckenberger was taken to Fremont Health Medical Center before being transported to Univ... Read More

(Audio) Thayer Central Schools Serving Locally Grown Nebraska Beef

Yesterday a celebration was held at Thayer Central High School to kickoff their new school lunch program that will include fresh locally raised beef donated by area producers. "We are very excited about the program. We are in the process of having... Read More

Father headed to trial

A dad who allegedly caused his daughter's death is headed for trial next spring as he waived his right to a speedy trial. According to the Sioux City Journal, 26-year old Paul Hill, of Sioux City, is set to go to trial on April 26th. Hill is ac... Read More

Man pleads not guilty to leaving scene of fatal accident

A 29-year old South Sioux City man has pled not guilty to fleeing from a fatal hit-and-run accident. According to the Sioux City Journal, Dustin Suppi put forth his plea on Tuesday in Woodbury County District Court. Suppi's trial has been set f... Read More

Husker volleyball starts this weekend

The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2015 regular season with the Nebraska Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this weekend. The Huskers will host Tulsa on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the season opener. NU will then play Grand Cany... Read More

USDA Awards Energy Funding to 23 Nebraska Recipients

Twenty-three Nebraska applicants have been selected to receive $486,026 in grants from USDA Rural Development through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).  Funds will be used to install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency imp... Read More

Sioux City legal bill in harassment case topped $1M

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) _ Sioux City spent nearly $1.1 million defending itself  and the city manager from a lawsuit filed by a city employee. In addition to the legal bill, the city paid Brittany Scott $300,000 to settle  the lawsuit she'd filed ... Read More

Council Bluffs approves bow hunting season for turkeys

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) _ Bow hunters will soon be able to take aim at turkeys in Council Bluffs. Responding to an abundance of wild turkeys in the city, the Council Bluffs City Council on Monday unanimously approved a bow hunting season running... Read More