DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A winter storm packing snow and wind swept through Iowa and Nebraska, slowing morning commutes, closing schools and leaving portions of major highways shut down.
The Nebraska Legislature's Urban Affairs Committee is considering a bill that would allow communities to use local option sales tax revenue to create incentives for people to relocate to those areas.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The westbound lanes of Interstate 80 have been closed near Lincoln because of jackknifed semitrailers as blowing snow continues to cause travel problems in eastern Nebraska.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Several inches of snow are expected across parts of Iowa and Nebraska as a winter storm moves in.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have begun the detailed inspections that will determine whether the troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant will be allowed to restart.
Students at NU campuses in Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, and at the College of Technical Agriculture will pay more for room and board next year.
LINCOLN--- In an emotionally charged hearing Friday, Nebraska legislators listened to supporters and opponents of the Skin Cancer Prevention Act.
A new report shows Nebraska children are removed from their homes at almost twice the national rate under the state’s child welfare system.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Doctors who treat newborns are urging Nebraska lawmakers to support a bill that would require congenital heart screenings as a way to help spot potential health threats.
CLAY CENTER, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are being advised to plan for another growing season of drought.