DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Although rain has slowed progress in some regions of the country, farmers planting corn remain ahead of schedule. Nationally, 94 percent of the crop is planted, two percentage points ahead of the five-year average.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Tourism Commission has fired its executive director in the wake of a blistering state audit that found questionable spending and a lack of oversight within the agency.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade's CEO plans to sell up to 100,000 company shares as he prepares to retire later this year, but the sales represent a small part of his 2.1 million shares in the online brokerage.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and the state's leading agricultural groups are touting the benefits of a major trade deal proposed between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations.
NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) — Economic development officials thought the tiny Nebraska town of Nickerson was the perfect spot for a poultry processing plant offering 1,100 jobs, but residents were furious when they learned of the plans.
SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Outdoor outfitter Cabela's has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a complaint from federal regulators that investors were misled about the Sydney-based company's 2012 profitability ratios.