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WNHO contracts with retired GHS  teacher

The Board of Directors of Western Nebraska Housing Opportunities (WNHO) announced Friday they have contracted with retired Gering High School teacher Bob Anderson for management oversight of construct... Read More

Goonie's takes home first in Nebraska's Best Burger Contest

The Panhandle is home to the top two burgers in the state, following today's Best Burger Contest sponsored by the Nebraska Beef Council at the Nebraska State Fair. The Goonie Burger from Goonie's Kozy Keno Bar took top honors, and for the third st... Read More

NSP looking to hire new troopers for 57th Basic Recruit Camp

Applications for the 2015 Sworn Officers Selection Process for the position of Nebraska State Patrol Trooper are currently being accepted through September 8 for consideration for the 57th Basic Recruit Camp scheduled to begin in February, 2016. ... Read More

Parking fee to be charged at Old West Balloon Fest

KNEB News has just learned that the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce will be charging $2 to park tomorrow at the launch site and fairgrounds. Chamber spokesman Shane Reinpold says the fee is needed to pay the people the Chamber has hired to assist with t... Read More

Four apply for Sioux County Sheriff position

Four people have applied for the Sioux County Sheriff's position, three of them already certified officers in Nebraska. County Attorney Adam Edmund says the candidates include Sioux County Deputy and Acting Sheriff Chad McCumbers, a former Morrill... Read More

Civil suit dismissed against Village of Lyman in 2012 dog death

Nearly three years after a family dog was shot and killed after trying to attack a Lyman Police Officer,  civil charges have been dismissed with prejudice. On September 22, 2012, Raul Ayala's Rottweiler Bos escaped out of its kennel and was ro... Read More

Weather appears favorable for balloon launch Saturday

The key for the Old West Balloon Festival launch tomorrow is good weather with light winds. The launch will take place between 6 and 7 a.m. at the old Mitchell Airport south of Mitchell. Meteorologist Don Day, a ballon enthusiast himself, says the... Read More

Cougar soccer season to open today

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team had one of its best seasons in school history last fall since the inaugural season in 2003 and the Cougar men will be hoping to build off of that stellar North Division title with another run... Read More

Husker volleyball has big one with Texas tonight

The fourth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team (3-0) hits the road for the first time this season as it heads to the VERT Challenge in Austin, Texas. The Huskers will face No. 3 Texas on Friday at 6 p.m., and No. 11 Oregon on Saturday at 5 p.m. The Texas... Read More

Australia Hits 85 Percent of US Beef Quota

Australian beef exports to the US hit 85% of the 418,214 tonne US beef quota on Aug. 31, starting the shift from a first-come, first-served process on the beef quota to one that will be allocated proportionately based on exporters’ shipments averag... Read More

Chadron State runs to win over Missouri S&T

ROLLA, Mo. - Derek Jackson scored three rushing touchdowns to help the Chadron State College football team build a 31-0 lead en route to its 40-27 season-opening victory over Missouri Science and Technology Thursday evening in Rolla. The Eagles, w... Read More