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Sioux City man pleads not guilty to kidnapping

An 18-year old Sioux City man has entered a not guilty plea to kidnapping. According to the Sioux City Journal, put forth his plea on Monday in Woodbury County District Court to two counts of first... Read More

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 the extra time to either repair or sell the home. ... Read More

Ethanol Producer says EPA's RFS Proposal Could Send Future Projects Overseas

Poet-DSM joined several other cellulosic ethanol developers in saying they will stop future investments in projects if the three-year Renewable Fuel Standard proposal is finalized. The comments were submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agen... Read More

Tiemeyer named Shenandoah Parks and Recreation Director

The City of Shenandoah has a new Parks and Recreation Director in Chad Tiemeyer. The Valley News reports Tiemeyer was hired during a special Shenandoah City Council meeting last Tuesday. Tiemeyer replaces Mike Laughlin, who resigned earlier in ... Read More

Former worker helps at Omaha museum's replica grocery store

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A 79-year-old Omaha man who used to work at Buffett & Son grocery in the 1950s is sharing tales of his high school job with visitors at the Durham Museum's replica of the old store. Hal Capps volunteers at the museum and mak... 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