11:58 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Drought conditions remain virtually unchanged in Nebraska

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Recent storms have eased drought conditions in several key Midwest farming states where the corn harvest is wrapping up.

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8:33 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Concerns grow about rising costs, assistance available to farmers due to drought

As of last Wednesday, the USDA had designated two-thirds of all counties in the U.S. as disaster areas due to drought.

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Politics & Elections
9:23 am
Fri October 12, 2012

As Election Day approaches, western Iowa political scientist expects intense campaigns

Iowa's newly re-drawn Congressional Districts.

A Buena Vista University political scientist says redistricting has made Iowa’s Congressional races much more competitive---and negative.

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12:11 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Council Bluffs looks to 2030

Council Bluffs officials are looking to the city’s future, and what’s necessary for growth.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Iowa's Third Congressional District candidates to debate Thursday in Council Bluffs

Incumbent Third District Congressman Leonard Boswell and his Republican challenger, Fourth District Congressman Tom Latham, debate at 7pm Thursday at Iowa Western Community College. The debate is sponsored by Iowa Public Television.

Politics & Elections
3:31 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Vice President Biden campaigns in Council Bluffs

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in Council Bluffs Thursday afternoon.
Katie Schubert KIOS-FM

With only one month to go until the Presidential election, Vice President Joe Biden is back in Iowa rallying voters.

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8:11 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Iowa Governor, Lt. Governor taking education platform statewide

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds will be in Council Bluffs Thursday to talk about education reform.

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4:59 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Business survey reflects uncertainties in economy

A survey of 21 corporate leaders in Iowa shows some uncertainty in hiring and big-ticket purchases.

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10:10 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Report shows regional economy is slowing down

A Creighton University economist expects slow economic growth in the months ahead.

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8:15 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Drought conditions nearly unchanged in Nebraska

Drought conditions in Nebraska are nearly unchanged from last week, according to a new report.

The new report from the National Drought Mitigation Center was released Thursday morning. 98 percent of Nebraska is now in an extreme to an exceptional drought. Last week, it was 91 percent. 22 percent of the state remains in an exceptional drought, the same as last week.

67 percent of Iowa is in an extreme drought, up from 62 percent last week. No areas are in N exceptional drought.