News

Pages

Nebraska
2:17 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Nebraska, Iowa rank in top ten for volunteering

Nebraska ranks sixth and Iowa ranks seventh in the nation when it comes to volunteering.

Read more
Government
12:40 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Smoking continues in Nebraska cigar bars

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One Nebraska bar owner is frustrated over cigar bars still allowing indoor smoking following a ruling by the Nebraska Supreme Court earlier this year saying the practice was unconstitutional.

Read more
Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Branstad seeks to end Iowa GOP Straw Poll

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing to end the state's often-criticized Republican straw poll, but other GOP leaders say the event may still go on next year.

Read more
Council Bluffs
8:08 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Missing man's body recovered from western Iowa lake

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a man who disappeared in a western Iowa lake after a weekend canoe accident.

Read more
Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Students at UNMC learn through video game

Second-year medical students at UNMC are playing a video game to learn how to diagnose and treat gout.

Read more
Other Content
7:00 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Jazz Night In America: Upcoming Webcast

The next Jazz Night in America webcast will present A Jazz Piano Christmas 2014.

Every year, NPR Music invites a handful of the world's top keyboard players to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. We ask them to play some of their favorite holiday music for the audience — solo — and the recording becomes the public radio special A Jazz Piano Christmas.

Read more
Other Content
3:24 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

AN AFRO BLUE CHRISTMAS

An Afro Blue Christmas  airs next week on KIOS-FM.

Read more
Government
2:54 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Panel calls for reforms, firings in prison system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska legislative committee is calling for more prison administrators to lose their jobs as part of an overhaul of the Department of Correctional Services.

Read more
Council Bluffs
10:37 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Iowa library to create space for high-tech tools

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A grant from Google will help the Council Bluffs Public Library create a so-called makerspace, where people can make use of high-tech tools like a 3D printer.

Read more
Government
6:06 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Johanns Delivers Farewell Speech

Last week, US Senator Mike Johanns delivered his farewell address from the Senate floor.

Read more

Pages