2014 Ak-Sar-Ben Stock Show results announced
October 30th, 2014
OMAHA – Several area 4-H youth recently competed at the 2014 Ak-Sar-Ben Stock Show in Omaha.
6 Hustles Warren Buffett Used To Make $53,000 By Age 16
November 12th, 2014
Warren Buffett — now worth more than $71 billion — has had a hunger for wealth since he was a tube-socked teenager. Through numerous schemes, the would-be Oracle of Omaha amassed the equivalent of $53,000 by the time he was 16, enough money that he nearly refused his father's request to go to college, because he didn't see the point. By looking through Alice Schroeder's biography, "The Snowball ...
Horse tracks suspend simulcast signals to Dubuque
October 28th, 2014
Several horse racing tracks in Kentucky have suspended simulcast signals to Dubuque, months after a group representing horse owners in Iowa raised concerns about recent greyhound racing legislation.
Berkshire's earnings down 9 percent from year ago
November 7th, 2014
(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2014 file photo, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett gestures during an interview with Liz Claman on the Fox Business Network in Omaha, Neb.
The Way Warren Buffett Sold Gum As A 6-Year-Old Reveals A Trait That Made Him A Billionaire
November 19th, 2014
Warren Buffett made the first pennies of his estimated $71 billion fortune 78 years ago. As a 6-year-old kid in Omaha, Nebraska, he bought packs of gum at his grandfather's grocery store, and spent the evenings going door to door selling them to neighbors. Buffett wasn't intimidated; he was a hyper-intelligent, super-talkative kid who had an easy manner with grown-ups. But he took a firm ...