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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — The Dodge County Board of Supervisors has appointed a new county assessor, following the resignation of the previous assessor in the wake of theft charges.

World War One left a mixed legacy for President Woodrow Wilson and lessons for future leaders, according to a British historian.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attorney representing an energy company planning a wind farm in Lancaster and Gage counties said proposed regulations may prevent the project from happening.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nearly three years after Nebraska's governor approved a route for the Keystone XL pipeline, the project developer is once again seeking state authorization for the same proposed path.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have announced an initiative to increase skilled labor in Iowa, but it's unclear how much the plan would cost or how it would be funded.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $35 million in federal grants to support farmers markets and other local farm programs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has denied the legal requests of two men ordered back to prison last year after being wrongly released because state officials had miscalculated their sentences.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are looking for ways to bolster the state's rural emergency medical services, which rely heavily on volunteers despite difficult and time-consuming training requirements.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Attorney General's Office says the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear its appeal on a ruling that would let the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska collect a liquor tax on business owners in the northeast Nebraska city of Pender.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A woman who was forced to find a new home for her dog is seeking to end Council Bluffs' 10-year-old ban on pit bulls.