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  1. Branstad & Ricketts to Serve on Trump Ag Advisory CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    Governors Terry Branstad and Pete Ricketts have has been named to an agricultural committee that will advise GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.


  2. Phyllis Poppen RickettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | The Messenger

    Phyllis Poppen Ricketts, age 76, passed away at her home in Ames on August 5, 2016. A gathering of friends and family will be 4-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 9th at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Ames.


  3. Nebraska senators: Property, income tax reforms should be linkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... pass when the Legislature reconvenes in January because a larger coalition of senators would support it. Gov. Pete Ricketts is considering both income and property tax reductions. Lawmakers have spent the last several years focusing on property ...


  4. Gov. Ricketts calls for flags to fly half-staff in honor of Nice, FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has called for all U.S. and state flags to fly at half-staff in honor of the victims of a deadly truck attack in Nice, France French authorities say 31-year-old Tunisian man, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, was behind the wheel as a truck crashed Thursday night into revelers celebrating Bastille Day, a French national holiday. Today felt nothing like a typical July day in Siouxland as highs only made it into the 70s and the humidity levels were very low.


  5. Trump, Pence Step into the Spotlight TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... life," Trump said. A source familiar with the meeting told CNN Saturday that a week before Pence backed Cruz, the Ricketts family in Chicago, which financed much of the anti-Trump advertising barrage during the primary, urged him to support the ...


  6. Governors discuss defense strategy, opioid crisis at summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... strategy is top of the mind for us," Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy said. A new governor, like Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, said he's at the summit to learn from others like Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the longest-serving governor in U.S. history. ...


  7. Ricketts tells Nebraska agencies to brace for lean timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Gov. Pete Ricketts is telling Nebraska agencies to tighten their belts after the state collected $95 million less than expected in the previous fiscal year. Ricketts announced Thursday that he has directed department leaders to look carefully at whether new hires are necessary, limit travel when possible and delay hardware and software purchases if they can.


  8. Gov. Ricketts: Britain leaving EU an 'opportunity' for NebraskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Gov. Pete Ricketts says Britain's decision to leave the European Union could create opportunities for Nebraska even if it means short-term uncertainty. Ricketts said Tuesday that the nation's leaders should make sure they're "first in line" for opportunities to open new trade relationships with the United Kingdom.


  9. Christmas comes early for Gov. Pete Ricketts, and it lasts through most of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The governor reported more than 400 gifts last year from constituents, friends, business associates and lobbyists. The list of items he received includes a cape, red clown's nose, a rugby shirt and Ronald Reagan candy jar.


  10. Biofuel proponents tell EPA to raise RFS standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | KDIN-TV Johnston

    ... homegrown fuel, arguing for an increased RFS gathered industry leaders - politicians -- like Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and --TV stars-- Chris Soules of "The Bachelor" and Brian Sowers of "Crappie Masters" -- to lobby on behalf of the industry. ...


  11. Ricketts to Lead Trade Mission to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    Governor Pete Ricketts will lead a delegation to China later this year to promote business relationships with one of Nebraska's largest trading partners. Ricketts announced Tuesday that the group will travel to Xi'an, Shanghai and Hong Kong November 9th through the 15th.


  12. Ricketts Defends Nebraska Redistricting Bill VetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    The process was criticized as overly partisan during the last redistricting in 2011, but Ricketts defended the system at a Tuesday news conference:


  13. Gov. Ricketts lobbying senators on immigrant licensing billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is personally lobbying senators to try to stop them from overriding his veto of a bill that would allow certain immigrants to get professional licenses. One lawmaker said Wednesday that the governor called him in hopes of swaying his vote, but failed to persuade him.


  14. Gov. Ricketts vetoes Nebraska legislative redistricting billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Gov. Pete Ricketts has rejected an effort to overhaul Nebraska's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts. Ricketts vetoed a bill Monday that would create an independent redistricting commission to draw the state's political boundaries.


  15. Property tax measure for agriculture advances to final voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... additional $20 million for tax credits to offset local property taxes on agricultural land. It's one of Gov. Pete Ricketts' top priorities. Experts are researching new approach to promote healthy eating, targeting you right in the sweet-spot, or ...


  16. Analysis: Trump's dominance -- and the late effort to stop itRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... to several sources who heard the call and provided previously undisclosed details to CNN. Singer and members of the Ricketts family --- among the first top donors to get behind the anti-Trump effort --- believed the "real" Donald Trump had not been ...


  17. Official: Distracted Walking a Growing Problem in Iowa CityRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | KCRG

    An increasing number of pedestrians are focusing on their phones and not their surroundings, according to one University of Iowa transportation official. "Our observation is there is an increase," said Dave Ricketts, UI parking and transportation director.


  18. Fasta to Open Two Locations on May 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 |

    ... caused a lot of damage to the front of the house, but the larger implications is the smoke damage," Fasta owner Bob Ricketts told the Gazette in December. "Virtually everything in the store is covered in smoke." With the abatement phase of ...


  19. Nebraska governor holds tongue after Trump rips his familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is refusing to comment on the presidential race even after Republican front-runner Donald Trump blasted his family on Twitter. Ricketts said Tuesday he is waiting for the GOP field to narrow before making remarks about the candidates.


  20. Hedge fund-friendly super PACs keep attacking Sanders - sort ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Washington Post

    ... look like an in-joke meant to help him. "Sanders's Answer" is quite a contrast with "Too Liberal," an ad that Pete Ricketts's Ending Spending Action Fund put $600,000 behind in Iowa. The intention was spelled out in the happy stock footage and ...