Updated: 02/18/2014 - Grace University is hosting the Jared T. Burkholder Conference on Global Engagement Feb. 24 – 26 on the Grace University campus. The conference will focus on how Christians engage the Middle East and feature keynote speaker Carl Medearis.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - The annual membership drive is underway for Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. This year, members will be able to enjoy a discounted admission to a new exhibit with stingrays.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - Operation “Wipe It Down” not only put nearly three dozen dangerous criminals behind bars, but it also earned regional recognition for the Omaha Gang and Firearms crackdown.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A 35-year-old Atlantic, Iowa man will spend the next five years behind bars after being convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A 35-year-old Council Bluffs man was sentenced to prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Temperatures are expected to climb into the 60s Tuesday, which has prompted the City of Omaha to open several golf courses for the first time in 2014.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Navigating the health-care landscape can be a challenge for everyone. Across the country, health care expenses can put big dents in family budgets. With this in mind, Livability.com has named Lincoln a Top 10 City for Affordable Health Care, 2014. Lincoln offers some relief with the right prescription of low health-care spending; good access to hospitals, doctors and other providers; plus an excellent quality of life.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Fire investigators are still looking into what's behind a fire that broke out at an Omaha garage.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A 34-year-old man has died after his car rammed into a tree in northeast Nebraska's Stanton County.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln wants to work with the city to expand bike lanes that will affect students.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Philanthropist Howard Buffett wants his fellow farmers to pay more attention to soil health and consider using cover crops.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - A man who had faced serious charges walks free February 17. Just months ago, police said Bill Elliott tried to kidnap a young woman and then threatened her life. Elliott denied those accusations from the beginning. In a hearing on Monday, a judge dismissed many of the charges. County Attorney Bruce Swanson said Elliott was overcharged.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - The value of crops fell last year as corn and soybeans prices declined from record highs the year before.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - A Schuyler man has died after losing control of his car on U.S. Highway 30.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - Lawmakers in the Iowa House are moving forward with legislation that would provide incentives for improving broadband Internet technology access in the state.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad spoke at an anti-abortion rally in Iowa and encouraged citizen involvement to secure future legislation on the issue.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - Iowa lawmakers have approved legislation that would help veterans transition into life after military service.