LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An invasive insect that threatens millions of ash trees throughout Nebraska is creating a new challenge for state and local officials who will have to chop them down: what to do with all of the wood.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska fireworks retailers are scrambling into Iowa after that state's ban ended last month and brushing aside concerns that the new policy could hurt sales for their existing shops along the border.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farmers have planted 92 percent of the state's corn crop, which is three days behind last year's rate mostly due to wet fields from recent storms but their progress is two days ahead of the five-year average.