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Dougherty named Rotary Student of the Year

Bishop Heelan graduate Patrick Dougherty has been named Rotary Student of the Year. The Sioux City Journal reports that Dougherty was selected from a field of nine Rotary Students of the Month. ... Read More

Dodge School receives grant

Dodge's St. Wenceslaus Catholic School has been awarded a $1,000 grant by the Fremont Area Community Foundation. According to the Fremont Tribune, the school is using the funds to update its automated library system. The grant will also help pa... Read More

Grovijohn signs with Northeast

Howells-Dodge graduate and former Schuyler Softball player Leah Grovijohn has signed with Northeast. Grovijohn says she looks forward to continuing her softball career with the new program. "Yeah it'll be our first year as a softball team at North... Read More

Work starts on Woodbine, Iowa track

Work has begun on the new Woodbine, Iowa all-weather track. According to, construction crews have torn out existing track, removed fencing and lights, and have started dismantling the bleachers. Midwest Tennis and Track of Den... Read More

Memorial Day programs being held in Iowa

Memorial Day Services in Denison, Iowa will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Crawford County Courthouse Lawn. is reporting that Mayor Jill Finken will give the address. In the event of inclement weather, services will occur at... Read More

Groundwater Levels Rise in the Upper Big Blue NRD

During March-April 2015, the NRD measured 513 observation wells throughout the District and then averaged the data of all these wells.  Observation wells are measured in the spring of each year, allowing the water table to rebound from the previous ... Read More

Nebraska senators urge EPA to back biofuels industry

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska senators are pushing the Environmental Protection Agency to hold its support for renewable fuels when drafting rules that could limit amounts of ethanol blended with gasoline for fuel. Forty-two of Nebraska's 49 senat... Read More

Former Missouri Valley, Iowa Police Chief enters plea

Former Missouri Valley, Iowa Police Chief Johnnie Walker has pleaded guilty to providing false information about his credentials and steps he took to investigate suspected arsons at two local houses. In return, the prosecution got rid of a charge ... Read More

NeFB Pleased With Passage of TPA

LINCOLN, NEB., – Statement by Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau President - “Action by the Senate to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is a critical step toward expanding trade opportunities for Nebraska agriculture commodities and agricultur... Read More

Red Oak, Iowa Superintendent job between two people

The Red Oak, Iowa Superintendent job is down to the final two. The two finalists are Debra Rodenburg, a Papillion curriculum director, and Tom Messinger, a high school principal from Burlington, Iowa. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Intervi... Read More

NCGA Action App Makes Advocacy Easy

Trade Promotion Authority. Waters of the U.S. The Renewable Fuel Standard.  Several hot issues are now percolating in Washington that will directly affect the ability of corn farmers to grow and market their corn. Now is the time for a tool that hel... Read More