Local

Noem Questions Surveillance Programs

Photo: WNAX AM

Noem Questions Surveillance Programs

Stories have been emerging about the National Security Agency taking all phone records from Verizon users over the past few months. It is supposedly related to national security issues. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said it appears to be part of a disturbing pattern…

Noem said it further weakens public confidence in the federal government…

Noem says Congress needs to get a handle on the extent of the governments reach into communications companies… 

It was later revealed that a massive campaign has also been underway to mine data from millions of users on the internet.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

combine

A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

in Local

Candidates Spar On Obamacare

WP-Microphone

In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

in Local

New Jobs For Western Iowa

employment

he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

in Local

Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

Capitol 2014 3

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

in National

Suspected Indiana serial killings could go back 20 years

gary

A man suspected in at least seven slayings of women may have killed other people in the state as far back as 20 years, police say.