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Council gives Sioux City mansion another reprieve

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) _ The City Council has given another demolition reprieve to a 125-year-old home in Sioux City's historic Rose Hill district. The council voted on Monday to give Jim Gengler th... Read More

Storm Chasers win at Round Rock

The Omaha Storm Chasers earned a 2-0 shutout win over Round Rock on the road Tuesday night. Jose Martinez was 2-4 with a double and a RBI for Omaha. The Storm Chasers are at Round Rock again Wednesday as the four-game series continues. First pi... Read More

Omaha Tribe member gets prison on sexual abuse charge

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska has been sentenced to more than three years in prison on a sexual abuse charge involving a 9-year-old girl. U.S. Attorney Deborah R. Gilg in Nebraska says 23-year-old Lawrence Merrick, Jr.... Read More

Iowa woman dies after trying to rescue teen

A 56 year old Carroll, Iowa woman died after trying to rescue a 13-year old in Lost Island Lake in Palo Alto County, Iowa. KTIV reports Elizabeth McCorkle got the teen to the water's surface when a passing boat heard his cry for help. McCorkle ... Read More

Choosing the Right Variety for Next Year’s Wheat Crop

Wheat producers know that diseases and insects can considerably decrease yields and economic returns. K-State Research and Extension plant pathologist Erick De Wolf said 2015 was a big year for diseases—including widespread stripe rust, leaf rust a... Read More

Goynes pleads not guilty

A 21-year old man has pled not guilty and waived his right to appear for arraignment in District Court. KETV reports Michael Goynes' trial date has not been set. Goynes is accused of shooting and killing Lamond Secret Jr. on Memorial Day....... Read More

USDA Studies Avian Flu Pathways

"Factors associated with an increased risk of becoming infected with HPAI included being located within one of the 10-kilometer control zones," APHIS said. "Using rendering of dead birds as a disposal method; sharing of company trucks, trailers, bird... Read More

Woman critically injured in wreck dies

A 21-year old Papillion woman has died as the result of a two-vehicle accident Sunday night at the Douglas-Sarpy County Line. The Omaha World-Herald reports Cayla Hawkins was transported to Nebraska Medical Center in critical condition. The oth... Read More

Hughes Joins Iowa Soccer Coaching Staff

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Lee Hughes has been named volunteer assistant with the University of Iowa soccer program, UI head coach Dave DiIanni announced Tuesday. "Lee is a great addition to our coaching staff," said DiIanni. "He had a very good collegiat... Read More

2015 6th Mav Club Golf Outing Sold Out

OMAHA, Neb. -- The 6th Mav Club's annual golf outing to support the Omaha men's basketball program is officially sold out, head coach Derrin Hansen announced Tuesday. The 40-team, four-person scramble will take place Monday, Aug. 10 at Shadow Ridg... Read More

Creighton Men's Basketball Preps For Tour of Italy

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Creighton men's basketball team continues preparation for its upcoming trip to Italy, which begins next Tuesday (Aug. 4) and will last 10 days before the team returns home on August 14th. The team will spent the majority of its ... Read More