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Sioux City Elementary School receives books

Hunt Elementary School in Sioux City has received over 300 books from Sioux City's chapter of the Quota Club. reports that this is Hunt's second book giveaway this year. 350 bo... Read More

EPA Releases Final Ruling on Waters of the U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today, despite criticism from numerous agriculture groups. According to the EPA,the goal of the rule is to ensure that waters protected under the Clean Water Ac... Read More

Council Bluffs man charged with felony in alleged beating of teenager

35-year old Council Bluffs resident Ryan Linehan has been charged with a felony after being accused of choking, beating, and kicking a 15-year old boy following a traffic accident. According to, Linehan is accused of attacking ... Read More

Husker women set to play NC State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Lincoln - Nebraska will welcome a North Carolina school to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the second straight season, when the Huskers take on North Carolina State on Thursday, Dec. 3, in the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Huskers, who defeated No. 9 D... Read More

Man jailed after wrecking car into house

A suspected drunken driver operating a car reportedly stolen from Treynor, wrecked into a Council Bluffs house early Sunday Morning. reports that 22-year old Mark E. Wilke, Jr was taken into custody on suspicion of reckless dri... Read More

Nebraska One Step Closer to Meatpackers Owning Hogs

Nebraska lawmakers moved one step closer Tuesday to lifting the state's ban on meatpacker-owned hogs, despite objections by senators who say it protects small and independent producers. The measure won first-round approval on a 28-10 vote after supp... Read More

Awards handed out at Pender-Thurston Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet

Awards were given for 2014 Business Person of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Youth Volunteer of the Year at Pender-Thurston Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet. According to, Brian Kent of Kent Insurance & Investment... Read More

First Crop Ratings for Corn Slightly Bearish

The nation's corn crop was rated 74% good to excellent as of May 24, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress and Condition report released Tuesday. This was the first week condition ratings on corn were reported this growing season. "This resulted ... Read More

Jacobs resigns as Oakland Police Chief

The Oakland Police Chief has resigned. According to, Dan Jacobs resigned after months of talks concerning the police department's budget and personnel. Jacobs has been hired as the new police chief in Tekamah. His last day ... Read More

Stormchasers lose at home to Tacoma

The Omaha Stormchasers fell 4-3 at home Monday to Tacoma. Reymond Fuentes went 3-4 with an RBI for Omaha while Matt Fields was 2-3 with a double. The Stormchasers take on Tacoma in Game two of the three game series on Wednesday. First pitch is ... Read More

Denison man enters plea in attempted escape case

A Denison, Iowa Man has pled not guilty to attempting to escape from the Crawford County Jail. According to the Sioux City Journal, 20-year old Jayden Chapman, who is awaiting sentencing on two counts of first-degree murder, wrote his plea Friday ... Read More