IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to hit 3.7 percent in March, compared with 3.6 percent in February.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have finished their session having passed major legislation to lower taxes, reduce prison crowding and pay for water conservation projects.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The overall index for an economic survey of bankers in 10 Midwestern and Plains states has risen for a second consecutive month, suggesting more growth in the months ahead.
LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — Two psychiatric experts say an 18-year-old suspect is competent to stand trial on a charge that he killed his 5-year-old foster brother in western Iowa's Harrison County.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad says Iowa has agreed to a federal recommendation that will allow thousands of residents to hang onto health insurance policies that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill designed to help Nebraska prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.
SIDNEY, Iowa (AP) — A southwest Iowa pastor has pleaded not guilty to charges he sexually abused a 5-year-old girl.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate.