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Iowa sales tax holiday set for next weekend

Iowa's annual sales tax holiday set to coincide with back-to-school shopping also brings Nebraskans looking for bargains across the Missouri River.   The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports  that... Read More

Omaha man killed, wife injured in Iowa motorcycle crash

An Omaha man has been killed and his wife critically injured in a motorcycle crash in western Iowa.  The Sioux City Journal reports  81-year-old Willard Crowl was killed and 78-year-old Sonya Crowl was injured in the Thursday morning crash near Ona... Read More

Teen accused of using vehicle to damage dozens of road signs

A Ravenna teen faces charges in juvenile court after being accused of using a vehicle to push over dozens of road signs between Kearney and Ravenna _ including stop, yield and curve signs. The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office tells the Kearney Hub th... Read More

Beckner Named Assistant Coach at Nebraska

Lincoln - University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Saturday the hiring of Phil Beckner as an assistant coach for the Husker basketball program.   Miles believes that Beckner’s coaching experience on the collegi... Read More

Three injured in boat accident near Valley

LINCOLN -- Three girls were injured when an inflatable collided with a boat Friday evening at Ginger Woods, a private lake 1 1/2 miles southwest of Valley. At approximately 7:46 p.m. Friday, a 45-year-old woman operating a boat towing the inflatab... Read More

Coalition opposes JBS-Cargill Pork merger

Today, American Antitrust Institute, Food & Water Watch, Iowa Farmers Union, Missouri Rural Crisis Center and National Farmers Union demanded that the U.S. Department of Justice investigate the proposed JBS-Cargill pork packing acquisition. The p... Read More

Quality improvement and community care discussed at LRHC

Towards the beginning of Lexington Regional Health Center's monthly Board of Directors meeting, some time is devoted to reports on the various quality improvement programs the staff uses. Three of the staff members explained more about why they do th... Read More

Nebraska governor again donates to death penalty cause

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ True to his word, Governor Pete Ricketts has again donated to a group trying to save Nebraska's death penalty. A monthly financial statement released Friday by Nebraskans for the Death Penalty shows Ricketts donated $100,000 in th... Read More

Zeorian Harvesting, Three Generations of Dedication

For Tracy Zeorian, being a custom harvester is more than a job, it’s a family tradition. The third generation in a family of custom harvesters, Tracy, her husband Jim, and their two youngest of four daughters leave their home in Manley, Neb. and sp... Read More

(Video) Gerry And The Blackshirts Look For Better Results

The last couple of years were not kind for the Nebraska Blackshirt Defense. In 2014, the Huskers gave up 26 points and 383 yards per game.  On top of that were the numerous subpar performances including the humiliating 54-29 loss at  Wisconsin. New... Read More

Moody’s lowers Kansas rating for new pension bonds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A major credit agency is rating $1 billion in bonds that Kansas hopes to sell to bolster its pension system for teachers and government works in line with the state’s existing rating. Moody’s Investors Service this week a... Read More