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Council Bluffs teachers to receive raise

Council Bluffs Community School District Teachers will receive a 3.45% increase in their paychecks. nonpareilonline.com reports that an agreement with the Council Bluffs Education Association was a... Read More

Ethanol Supporters Not Happy with EPA's RVO Decision, Praise for Infrastructure

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Unfortunately, the EPA continues to cling to the “blend wall” methodology that false... Read More

Council Bluffs man sentenced in domestic abuse case

A 28-year old Council Bluffs man was sentenced to 15 years behind bars on domestic strangulation and two counts of willful bodily injury charges as part of a plea agreement. According to nonpareilonline.com, the charges against Joshua R. Jackson e... Read More

World Pork Expo Begins Wednesday

Next week - 20,000 pork producers and other professionals around the world will join at the World Pork Expo - the world’s largest pork-specific trade show - in Des Moines, Iowa. National Pork Producers Council President Ron Prestage says World Pork... Read More

Cuming Choraliers performing Sunday

The Cuming Choraliers is holding their annual Spring Concert "20th Century Hit Parade" on Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point. President Daryl Boots says people can expect new and old songs. "Well we're going to do a couple different son... Read More

(VIDEO) LePorte to retire from KRVN Radio

Longtime KRVN Farm Director Mike LePorte will retire on June 1, 2015 after 25 years with the radio station. LePorte started his broadcast career in 1966 and his Farm Broadcast career in 1983. Since 1990 he has been at KRVN and the Rural Radio Network... Read More

Scotus teacher to receive award

Columbus Scotus chemistry teacher Jane Dusel-Misfeldt is going to receive the 2015 Freda Battey Distinguished Educator Award in Lincoln on Friday. The Norfolk Daily News reports the award recognizes teaching excellence and includes a monetary awar... Read More

Missing Missouri Boy may be in Nebraska

Authorities in Missouri have issued a missing person advisory for a 2-year old boy believed to be in Nebraska and in danger. A formal endangered person advisory has been issued by the Jefferson City, Missouri Police Department for Colton Dominguez... Read More

Oakland City Council Member resigns

Tammy Schinck has resigned from the Oakland City Council. enterprisepub.com reports that a lack of communication and respect by certain colleagues were reasons she left the council. Schinck joined the council in January of this year....... Read More

Sioux City North holds graduation

Nearly 300 graduates were in attendance at Sioux City North's High School Graduation on Wednesday. According to the Sioux City Journal, 22 students did not attend. The ceremony was held at the Tyson Events Center....... Read More

South Sioux City man found guilty in meth case

A 42-year old South Sioux City man has been found guilty of selling meth. According to the Sioux City Journal, Jose Orellana faces a minimum of five years in prison, and a maximum of 40 years. Trial evidence showed Orellana was involved in a co... Read More