The Royals added some outfield depth before the Major League Baseball trade deadline. They acquired 29-year-old outfielder Justin Maxwell from the Astros for minor league pitcher Kyle Smith. Injuries have limited Maxwell to 40 games this season, but he slugged 18 home runs in 315 at-bats for the Astros in 2012.
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 the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.
he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.
Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.
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.