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Xcel Energy's wind farm plans hit regulatory roadblock

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A hearing examiner is urging New Mexico regulators to reject an earnings proposal related to Xcel Energy's two planned wind farms along the Texas-New Mexico border. At is... Read More

Small, midsize farms decreasing in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says small and midsize farms across Nebraska have lost much of their land and revenue to bigger operations over the past two decades. The Omaha World-Herald reports that many of these farms ... Read More

NU Loses Volleyball Assistant

USA Volleyball announced on Wednesday that Nebraska volleyball assistant coach Tyler Hildebrand has accepted a new position with USA Volleyball and will leave the Huskers for his new role at the end of NU’s beach volleyball season. Hildebrand has b... Read More

Looking at Changes to Depreciation

Today I'd like to discuss the changes to depreciation. As you may know, in 2017 you could take up to $510,000 of Section 179 (subject to phase out) on new and used equipment, and 50% bonus depreciation on new equipment. The asset must be placed in se... Read More

New airline gets good report card despite weather issues

On it's 23rd day of serving the community, United Airlines/Skywest received a good report card before the Western Nebraska Regional Airport Authority Board Wednesday morning. Airport Manager Darwin Skelton told KNEB News that as of last week somet... Read More

Fertilizer Institute Issues Annual Industry Report

The Fertilizer Institute 2017 State of the Fertilizer Industry report shows a continued investment in nutrient management and stewardship, among other things. Organizers say the annual report, which is part of the organizations stewardship and sus... Read More

Record low temperatures recorded throughout North Platte Valley

Arctic air that remained in place after the snow Monday has not only kept high temperatures low but also produced record low temperatures overnight and into early this morning. The lows were as much as 27 below zero at Alliance. A record low was a... Read More

Boys Postseason Basketball Results

Here's a look at the postseason boys basketball rundown from last night. B-8 Scottsbluff 60, Gering 50...Devin Buderus scored 10 his game high 20 points in the fourth quarter as Scottsbluff defeated Gering for the second time in five days. Jasi... Read More

Senators Urge Trump to Rejoin TPP

A group of Republican Senators is urging President Donald Trump to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. The 25 lawmakers, including many from western and farm states, encouraged Trump to "work aggressively to secure reforms that w... Read More

Bluffs council approves three L.B. 840 requests

The Scottsbluff city council Tuesday evening approved recommendations from the city's L.B. 840 committee to fund three business expansion requests that include creation of new jobs. One of the requests involves a $700,000 loan the Pioneer Animal H... Read More

Plant-based Protein Eaters: It’s About Taste

New results from a research firm shows U.S. adults who eat plant-based proteins do so for taste above all other factors. Research firm Mintel reports 52 percent of adults surveyed say taste is the top reason for the choice, outranking diet concern... Read More