Posted: 8:20 AM - Classes resumed Wednesday at Burwell, Nebraska Public Schools after they were canceled so administrators could prepare new security measures in the wake of a threat mailed to City Hall.
Posted: 8:09 AM - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad leads State Sen. Jack Hatch, his likely Democratic challenger in this year's governor's race, 46 percent to 35 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.
Posted: 7:26 AM - The Iowa Board of Regents is holding a daylong meeting Wednesday on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City where it is expected to consider several building projects and set parking and residence hall rates for next year. The board will also review a report detailing campus crime statistics.
Posted: 6:56 AM - A judge has ruled in favor of an Iowa inmate who argued the state violated his religion by serving him food prepared with cookware that had previously touched meat.
Posted: 6:48 AM - Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate want to crack down on texting while driving, but some legislators worry the bill doesn't do enough to address the larger issue of distracted driving.
Posted: 6:43 AM - Lawmakers have advanced a bill to ensure that Nebraska's income tax brackets keep pace with inflation. Senators voted 36-1 Tuesday on a measure designed to reduce what income-taxpayers would have to shell out over time.
Posted: 6:28 AM - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released new enrollment data from October 1st through March 1st indicating 25,582 Nebraskans and 15,346 Iowans have signed up for private health insurance plans through the federal website.
Updated: 6:09 AM - The annual Midwest Spelling Bee for students in Nebraska and western Iowa will be held in Omaha on Saturday.
Updated: 9:38 AM - Two Nebraska Lottery tickets sold in Omaha were big winners in Tuesday night drawings.
Posted: 4:14 AM - A bill to place restrictions on the use of unmanned aerial drones in Iowa continues to move through the Legislature after approval of an amendment by a Senate subcommittee.
Updated: 8:38 AM - A female lieutenant for the Nebraska State Patrol has been promoted to captain in command.
Posted: 4:10 AM - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled a training and certification session for youth fishing instructors.
Posted: 03/11/2014 - Nebraska basketball fans are like kids on Christmas these days, because both of their teams are playing strong. Creighton and the University of Nebraska are both ready for tournament play. And the truth, it's been a long time since both teams have had a shot of going to the NCAA Tournament together. Twenty-three years to be exact, the last time was in 1991.
Posted: 03/11/2014 - Bond has been set at $1 million for a former daycare worker accused of abusing children.
Posted: 03/11/2014 - A judge is expected to rule Wednesday in the case of Anthony Wells, the man believed to have put the gun in the hands of accused killer Nikko Jenkins.
Posted: 03/11/2014 - Tara Olson failed in a bid to regain custody of her son Aiden on Tuesday.
Posted: 03/11/2014 - Parents considering Open Enrollment for their child during the 2014-2015 school year must submit applications to the learning community by the end of this week.