KIOS-FM

KIOS News

ROUS's DO exist and they're living down in Louisiana, causing an environmental threat.  KIOS News Director talks to Director Quinn Costello about his film, "Rodents of Unusual Size," screening at the Omaha Film Festival next week.

Ever wondered how a guide dog becomes a guide dog? Get the answers to your questions with Filmmaker Dana Nachman's documentary, "Pick of the Litter" screening at the Omaha Film Festival next week.

The Omaha Public Library’s retirement transition series starts tomorrow and runs through April 24th.

Only once since 1998 have the Creighton Bluejays and Nebraska Huskers made the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in the same season.  In 2014.  But as Greg Echlin reports for Omaha Public Radio, both teams appear to be headed in that direction again...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would remove noncitizens from Nebraska's population total when redrawing legislative districts drew criticism during a hearing, where opponents questioned if it was discriminatory.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A death penalty sentencing hearing has again been delayed for a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 17-year-old Elkhorn South High School student in southwestern Omaha has been arrested and charged with five counts of making terroristic threats.

The CDC recently released its annual “Final Births” report.  David Drozd, Research Coordinator with UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research, says the report breaks down all the characteristics of births based on the situation of the mother.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill designed to curb prescription painkiller abuse is drawing strong support from Nebraska lawmakers, who say it would prevent overdose deaths.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Public Health Department says in its latest report that 157 Iowa residents have died of flu-related illnesses since Oct. 1 — the worst flu season since the swine flu outbreak in 2009.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce has begun fundraising for its $32 million economic development plan

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The $1.3 billion construction of a new headquarters for the U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base is being audited by the Defense Department.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about the new state tests and the passing of the baton to the new superintendent…

  

  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Colorado officials have agreed to pay Nebraska $4 million to settle old claims that their state violated a water-sharing compact involving the Republican River.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's largest privately-owned bank says it will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in response to customer feedback.

The 2017-2018 flu season is definitely not over yet.  According to a report on DouglasCountyHealth.com, there were 515 positive influenza tests reported last week -- only 19 fewer than the week before. 

Cheril Lee interviews Sam White, a senior from Central High School for this month's OPS Student Spotlight...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker aims to create legislation designed to encourage fast-growing technology such as bitcoins or blockchains.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are looking at tax incentives for long-term care insurance to reduce the number of aging residents who rely on Medicare and Medicaid in the future.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week.  He talked about budget cut discussions, district achievements since the year started and the upcoming bond issue.

The United Way of the Midlands’ 2-1-1 helpline connects those in need with important resources such as food pantries and housing assistance.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County assessor has dropped her legal battle with the Douglas County commissioners over levying property taxes against three nonprofit organizations' retail stores.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A measure designed to reduce Nebraska property tax bills appears to be stuck in a legislative committee as its supporters focus on a ballot petition drive.

The Adolescent Health Project’s Sweet Talk campaign is meant to normalize conversations teens have with their parents or guardians about sexuality and relationships.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A pay raise is among the ideas being considered to help Douglas County keep enough officers to manage the growing number of inmates in its jail.

BROWNVILLE, Neb. (AP) — The utility that owns Cooper Nuclear Station says the power plant adds $112 million a year to Nebraska's economy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Six years after Nebraska voters rejected a pay increase for state lawmakers, a fresh crop of senators is asking again

Omaha’s OneWorld Community Health Centers was one of hundreds of health centers nationwide whose funding was re-authorized for two years as part of the recent short-term spending bill. 

All fifth graders in OPPD’s service territory are invited to participate in its annual Marshmallow Challenge.

Pages