KIOS News

Education
1:27 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Incoming OPS superintendent focused on student achievement, accountability

OPS superintendent-elect Mark Evans
Credit OPS

OPS’ superintendent-elect says he’s focused on student achievement, partnerships, and specific, measurable goals.

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Omaha
11:57 am
Tue December 18, 2012

OPD says online threat not viable; one person in custody

Omaha Police say one person is in custody following a threat made on an online chat site Monday evening.

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Politics & Elections
8:49 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Nebraska election official says he'll consider reducing number of early voting days

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's secretary of state says he may consider supporting a reduction in the period for in-person early voting.

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Weather
8:46 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Snow, strong winds expected Wednesday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Residents across eastern Nebraska and western Iowa should prepare for the season's first significant snow later this week, with weather forecasters calling for up to half a foot of snow and gusty winds.

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Education
9:26 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

Andover, Kansas, superintendent chosen as OPS' new leader

Andover, Kansas, Public Schools superintendent Mark Evans will be OPS' new leader.
Credit OPS

The next superintendent of the Omaha Public Schools comes from Kansas.

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Health/Medical
3:00 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

UNMC therapist shares tips for talking with children about school violence

A UNMC therapist says a child’s age and maturity level should guide conversations with them about last week’s school shooting.

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General News
2:02 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

Tree of Lights Over Halfway to Goal

  

The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign is more than halfway to its overall goal of 3.1 million dollars this year.

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Government
11:05 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Heineman: school shooting an "evil tragedy"

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says last week's shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that killed 26, including 20 children, was an evil tragedy, but the response should include more than just gun control.

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Education
1:00 am
Mon December 17, 2012

OPS board to choose district's new leader

The OPS board will vote Monday night on the district’s new superintendent.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Sen. Ben Nelson gives farewell speech

Sen. Ben Nelson, D-NE

U.S. Senator Ben Nelson says it’ll be difficult to walk away from that post after 12 years in federal office.

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