News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT

Early student reading assessments begin this school year

Mid-Plains Community College students now have therapy dog

State plans pavement work on Interstate 80 near Sidney

Nebraska officials issue health alert at Humboldt lake

'Red flag laws' offer tool for preventing some gun violence

News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT

Wags and weeds: Invasive plants meet match in detection dogs

Iowa soon getting electric vehicle charging stations

Rep. Steve King wants to make abortion point in 'softer way'

'The Bachelor' star gets suspended sentence in fatal crash

Iowa reduces discipline for prison guard featured in article

2 southeastern Missouri bridges among 8 state is giving away

Black faculty numbers increase at University of Missouri

Democrats flock to Kander's veterans nonprofit

Woman crossing downtown St. Louis street hit, killed

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in St. Louis shooting

Monroe County stalls permits, delays long-proposed wind farm

Silver Hawks Open Season With Double-Header Sweep Of Norfolk

BDS returns several key players with goal of 'having fun' as Eagles look to defend volleyball title

Doane football looking to build off of 6-4 record in year two of Chris Bessler era

Thursday's local scoreboard, Aug. 22

Baby Cakes Beat Chasers

Despite Tough Competition, Lakeview Ready For 2019 Season