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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 non... 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

Providence Transfer to visit NU

Providence Transfer Paschal Chukwu, plans to visit Nebraska in June. Chukwu averaged nearly 3 points and over 2 rebounds in about 10 minutes in over 34 games as a freshman for the Friars. He will have to sit out this upcoming season, and will h... Read More

Priest says slain Omaha officer loved the work she did

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Omaha police officer who lost her life last week in the  line of duty loved what she did. The Rev. William Bond said at Kerrie Orozco's funeral Tuesday that she loved helping others in times of need and serving as a peacem... Read More

Gomez Named to USA Baseball Women's National Team

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State’s All-Big 12 and All-Region centerfielder Brittany Gomez will represent Team USA as a member of the U.S. Women’s Baseball National Team, announced last weekend. Gomez is one of 18 players selected that will represent the... Read More

Three Cyclones Receive NWCA All-Academic Honors

AMES, Iowa – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced its annual academic awards Tuesday afternoon. Cyclones Kyven Gadson, Michael Moreno, and Gabe Moreno received NWCA All-Academic honors. Gadson, the 197-pound NCAA champion,... Read More

Nebraska's Miles receives contract extension through 2019-20

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska men's basketball coach Tim Miles has had his contract extended one year through the 2019-20 season. Athletic department spokesman Shamus McKnight confirmed the extension Tuesday. McKnight did not have information on i... Read More