Posted: 09/13/2011 - Jack E. Herstein, Assistant Director of the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance and head of the Department’s Bureau of Securities, began his one-year tenure Tuesday as President of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).
Posted: 09/13/2011 - A Ball State University senior has won a chance to have lunch with investor Warren Buffett, which is something others have paid millions to do.
Updated: 09/13/2011 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Nebraska's sorghum production is looking up. This year's sorghum crop is forecast at 5.66 million bushels, up 5 percent from the August forecast, but down 16 percent from last year. Yield is forecast at 87 bushels per acre, up 4 bushels from last month but 3 bushels less than a year ago.
Updated: 09/13/2011 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa police are warning those looking to rent property in the city of a Craigslist scam that has cost several their deposits. One woman nearly became a victim. She said she found a nice rental house in town on the online want-ad site, and it was a steal for $500 per month.
Updated: 09/13/2011 - Police in Wichita, Kansas arrested a 35-year-old man who took a shower and then fell asleep while burglarizing a home. Police say the man, who was homeless, had gathered several items he intended to steal from a house.
Updated: 09/13/2011 - A Red Oak, Iowa man has been arrested following a go-cart crash that seriously injured his 2-year-old son.
Posted: 09/13/2011 - A 24-year-old Iowa City man faces charges after being accused of driving under the influence of drugs with his two children in the truck.
Posted: 09/13/2011 - Federal flood insurance has already paid out $43 million to help policy holders deal with the damage caused by flooding along the Missouri River even though the floodwaters haven't fully receded.
Posted: 09/12/2011 - The number of uninsured motorists continues to rise, according to an industry group.
Posted: 09/12/2011 - This round is the 10th time carriers have tried to raise prices this year.
Updated: 09/12/2011 - A woman who lived to be 105 didn’t want to leave this world with any debts. But the pre-need funeral package purchased in 1997 didn’t put burial expenses to rest.
Updated: 09/12/2011 - Good news in some areas of the metro, flood waters are receding to a point where we can start to get a clearer picture of the damage. The bad news, in Mills County, Iowa alone, the price tag is staggering.
Updated: 09/12/2011 - Mannheim Steamroller is preparing to launch the 25th anniversary of its Christmas music tour. Chip Davis will direct and co-produce the East Coast and West Coast tour ensembles. The tour will swing through the city it calls home, Omaha, for two shows December 22 and 23.
Updated: 09/12/2011 - A 21-year-old mother was arrested for leaving her infant twins home alone. La Vista police allege the woman went on a drinking binge at a friend’s house.
Posted: 09/12/2011 - More information on a stolen explosives investigation that occurred a month ago.
Updated: 09/12/2011 - The Iowa Department of Transportation reported Monday that debris removal and cleanup is progressing well between the I-680/I-29 interchange in Council Bluffs and the Loveland exit.
Posted: 09/12/2011 - Gov. Terry Branstad says he will leave Sunday for a 10-day trade trip to Asia. Speaking at his weekly news conference Monday, Branstad told reporters he will visit South Korea, China and Japan.
Posted: 09/12/2011 - Lincoln police say it appears someone who was talking on a cell phone did not realize his was approaching a “T” intersection early Sunday morning. He ended up crashing into a car which was parked in a driveway.
Posted: 09/12/2011 - Experts say a large grasshopper population could threaten the state's winter wheat crop.
Updated: 09/11/2011 - Even though the housing market has fallen off, we are still living large for the most part.
Updated: 09/11/2011 - Construction of a new hospital in Beatrice is running ahead of schedule and officials say the facility could open early.
Updated: 09/09/2011 - NBC News was the victim of a hacked Twitter account Friday evening. Whoever was responsible used the account to send out a chilling, but fictitious, tweet.
Updated: 09/09/2011 - A California man was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for leading a conspiracy from at least 2000 through 2007 to distribute multiple kilograms of methamphetamine in the Southern District of Iowa and elsewhere.
Posted: 09/09/2011 - Annexation plan approved. The Plattsmouth City Council gave unanimous approval to annexing the commercial development.