OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up again, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.
A report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 60.6 in June from 60.5 in May, hitting another three-year high.
Looking six months ahead, the business confidence portion of the overall index rose to 63.6 from 62.5 in May.
Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Four new Nebraska laws will go into effect on Tuesday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Democrat Chuck Hassebrook has chosen Lancaster County Commissioner Jane Raybould as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are still tallying the cost of the tornadoes that destroyed most of the town of Pilger, but it's expected to climb into the tens of millions.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man suspected of being naked while assaulting apartment residents has been arrested, accused of punching a police officer.
Nebraska gets a B+ when it comes to an overall climate of friendliness for small businesses.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln firefighters union will seek arbitration in its squabble with the fire chief over the use of a specially equipped pickup to handle some medical calls.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Standing water from repeated downpours in much of Iowa and Nebraska has created the perfect conditions for an onslaught of mosquitoes, but health officials say disease-carrying ones are not yet out in full force.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad has ordered that flags in the state be flown at half-staff in honor of a Marine from Iowa who was killed in Afghanistan.