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Cattlemen Claim Taxpayers Losing Out

Updated: 03/14/2011 - Several Saunders County cattlemen said their request to lease government land shouldn’t be put out to pasture.

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Update: Arrest In Bellevue Homicide

Updated: 03/14/2011 - Authorities have arrested a 17-year-old Omahan in connection with a deadly shooting. The suspect is identified as Jonathan Levi Armendariz.

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Discovery During DUI Stop

Posted: 03/14/2011 - When police stopped a man for possible drunk driving over the weekend, they got a real surprise when they searched his car.

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Missing Inmate Captured

Updated: 03/14/2011 - A convicted felon, missing since last February when he failed to return from a work release program, has been captured.

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First of Beatrice Facilities Ready for Funding

Posted: 03/14/2011 - Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has announced that the first of five facilities within the Beatrice State Developmental Center is now certified to receive federal funding.

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Fire Investigation

Posted: 03/14/2011 - Investigators are still looking for the cause of an overnight fire.

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"Candy Man" Cleared by Parents

Posted: 03/12/2011 - Police say a southwest Iowa man who was using lollipops to get children to come to his pickup truck isn't a threat and only wanted to give the children the candy.

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Grocery Stores Disappearing in Iowa

Posted: 03/12/2011 - The number of grocery stores in rural Iowa is declining as stores struggle to compete with larger superstores.

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Tax Receipts Off Two Percent

Updated: 03/12/2011 - A new report shows Nebraska's gross general fund tax receipts were 2 percent below the February forecast.

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Kite Surfing And Playground Bound

Updated: 03/11/2011 - The day was made to play hooky or at least leave work a little early. The warm breeze and sunshine brought all kinds of people outdoors for walks or runs or just reading a book this afternoon.

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Chadron High Booster Guilty

Updated: 03/11/2011 - The former treasurer of the Chadron High School booster club has pleaded no contest to two counts of stealing from the club.

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Bomb Scare at Assembly Plant

Posted: 03/11/2011 - Employees have been evacuated from the General Motors Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Kan., because of a report of an explosive device.

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Guardsmen Return to Heartland

Posted: 03/10/2011 - Stationed in Kandahar, Afghanistan for the past year Nebraska National Guardsmen received a hero’s welcome this evening.

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"Daily Nebraskan" Saved

Posted: 03/10/2011 - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's student newspaper will continue receiving about $110,000 in funding from student fees next school year.

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Synthetic Drugs Now Illegal

Posted: 03/10/2011 - The Kansas State Board of Pharmacy has added four chemicals to a list of temporarily illegal drugs in Kansas.

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Homemade Cannon Incident

Posted: 03/10/2011 - A 59-year-old man faces three charges after his homemade cannon exploded and damaged a vehicle in Charles City, Iowa.

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Nebraska To Track Drug Purchases

Updated: 03/10/2011 - A bill advanced Thursday in the Nebraska Legislature will create a data base that allows doctors, pharmacists and others to track prescription drug purchases.

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New Unemployment Numbers For NE & IA

Updated: 03/10/2011 - The number of people out of work in Nebraska declined a little bit in January to give the state the second lowest unemployment rate in the country.

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Mom Arrested For DUI With Toddler In Car

Updated: 03/09/2011 - A Council Bluffs woman was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of DUI and child endangerment after being involved in an accident in Cass County, Nebraska.

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Senators Kill Plan For Expanded Wheel Tax

Updated: 03/09/2011 - A plan by Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle to extend something like a wheel tax to non-residents of Omaha has been officially killed by the Nebraska Legislature.

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Is Plattsmouth Ready To Dive Into Dive Team?

Posted: 03/09/2011 - The Cassgram reports the Plattsmouth Fire Department purchased equipment of a disbanded dive team. There are no immediate plans to start its own team though.

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"Daily Nebraskan" on Chopping Block

Posted: 03/09/2011 - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's student newspaper may consider dropping its print edition or make other major changes if students refuse to approve $110,000 in funding for next school year.

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Free Star Gazing

Posted: 03/09/2011 - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Behlen Observatory near Mead will be available to the public for free views of the heavens.

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