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Body ID'd

The man whose body was found in the Missouri River on Sunday has been identified. The Omaha World-Herald reports the body was identified as 37-year old Jeffrey Kahler, of Omaha. Foul play is not... Read More

Officials investigate death of Iowa man found by motorcycle

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) _ Authorities are investigating the death of a western Iowa man found near a motorcycle. Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker says the body of 52-year-old Albert J. Giramonti, of Crescent, was found Tuesday morning in... Read More

Poultry, Africa, and U.S. Exports: 6 Facts About International Ag Development

The USDA Poultry & Egg Export Council knows firsthand how even developing countries can quickly become a major market for agricultural products. “We’re relatively new to exporting,” said Greg Tyler, the council’s vice president of mark... Read More

Anniversary activities being held in Fremont area

Woodcliff Lakes south of Fremont is holding anniversary activities this weekend. The Fremont Tribune reports Friday activities include a free dance from 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. There will be a kids play zone and a beer and brats garden from 11:00 a... Read More

Man charged with hate crime in assault of transgender woman

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A deejay has been charged with a hate crime after police say he assaulted a transgender woman at an Omaha bar. According to reports, 45-year-old Stephen E. Thompson was charged Monday with one count of third-degree assault that ... Read More

WP City Council Reviews Budget Proposal

The West Point City Council met in a special meeting Thursday evening to take a look at the proposed budget for 2015-16. Mayor Marlene Johnson says the only changes generally are increases in costs like health insurance and the salaries of city em... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Detroit        9  Baltimore       8 Final  Toronto        5  Kansas City     2 Final  Boston         8  Chi White Sox   2 Final  Texas          7  N-Y Yankees     6 ... Read More

Ne Gov. Ricketts Announces Trade Mission to Japan

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he and Lt. Governor Mike Foley will lead trade delegations to Japan in September in a continuing effort to grow Nebraska’s economy through foreign trade and investment. Gov. Ricketts will lead a del... Read More

NCGA to Congress: Farmers Need Safe, Reliable Roads & Bridges

The National Corn Growers Association today expressed disappointment that Congress failed to pass a long-term highway funding bill before its August recess. Congress voted to extend the United States Highway Trust Fund’s authorization through Oct. ... Read More

Crews contained gas spill in Omaha suburb, official says

BENNINGTON, Neb. (AP) _ Crews have contained a gasoline spill estimated at 1,0 gallons from a truck filling up a tank at a convenience store in the northwest Omaha suburb of Bennington. The spill occurred about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Omaha, Irvin... Read More

Killer's lawsuit against Nebraska prison system dismissed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A lawsuit filed against the Nebraska prison system by a man convicted of first-degree murder in four Omaha shooting deaths in 2013 has been dismissed. In an order issued Friday, a Lancaster County District judge said Nikko Jenki... Read More