The Royals have added a potential power bat for their bench. KC has signed veteran first baseman Carlos Pena to a minor league contract and assigned him to Omaha. Pena hit .209 with eight home runs for Houston before being released on July 31st. The Royals also sent outfielder Quintin Berry to Boston for pitcher Clayton Mortensen.
Iowa’s largest water utility is restarting special equipment to remove nitrates from the water it uses from the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers to its customers.
Governor Pete Ricketts finds himself at odds with the legislature after a week in which the Unicameral passed a number of crime bills.
A Sioux City teenager died and three others were hospitalized after police say they became ill while smoking a synthetic drug.
Nebraska legislators have given preliminary approval to a bill to do away with the death penalty.
They were arrested as part of a yearlong FBI investigation into people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State.