With just hours to avert the so-called Fiscal Cliff, South Dakota Senator John Thune says he's frustrated at how long it's taking to come to a deal. The Republican told The Associated Press Sunday night that "every day, we get closer." He says that it's difficult for Democrats and Republicans to reach a compromise because the parties are deeply divided in how to approach financial issues. However, Thune says he's hopeful for a vote Monday.
Two proposals to change Nebraska driving laws
Nebraska's Highway Safety Administrator is proposing two plans to improve driver safety. Fred Zwonechek says one would apply to texting while driving. The other would make it a primary offense for drivers and front-seat passengers to not wear seatbelts. Current Nebraska law considers driving without a seat belt a secondary offense.
A Siouxland family is taking folks back to the first Christmas. They put together "Bethlehem Revisited," an indoor experience that takes visitors back in time during the days of Jesus. Visitors are invited to register as a resident, and then participate in the activities around old Bethlehem. The highlight is a real life re-enactment of the nativity scene, with Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus. The event will be held again next weekend in Dakota City, Nebraska.
The Pride of the Dutchmen are preparing to head down Colorado Boulevard. The MOC-Floyd Valley Marching band will march in Tuesday's Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California. The band, known for their signature wooden shoes, have been practicing up for the big performance. You might be able to see them during the live telecast of the parade at 10:00 Tuesday morning here on KTIV.
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Recent gun violence and the threat of tighter laws put a premium on guns and ammunition...More >>
Recent gun violence and the threat of tighter laws put a premium on guns and ammunition, and although gun control efforts were defeated in Washington, a show in Sioux City Saturday proved the demand has not diminished.More >>
Late last month, a 21-year-old was injured in an early morning crash along Sioux City's Business Highway 75...More >>
Late last month, a 21-year-old was injured in an early morning crash along Sioux City's Business Highway 75. Witnesses told police that Paul Mersch was riding his motorcycle when a blue pick-up truck turned in front of him onto 19th Street, hit him and fled the scene.More >>
The 14th-seeded Nebraska softball team fought through three weather delays and a tough 13th-ranked Stanford squad to win its first regional championship since 2002 with a 10-5 victory over the CardinalMore >>
The 14th-seeded Nebraska softball team fought through three weather delays and a tough 13th-ranked Stanford squad to win its first regional championship since 2002 with a 10-5 victory over the Cardinal in the NCAA Lincoln Regional championship game on Sunday at Bowlin Stadium.More >>
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