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Huskers set for big volleyball weekend

The eighth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team (8-3, 2-0 Big Ten) will look to continue its unbeaten start to Big Ten play this weekend when No. 3 Penn State and Ohio State visit Lincoln. The Huskers are no strangers to big home matches, having already h... Read More

Celebrate Kansas pork during October

The month of October is an opportunity to highlight the 1,000 pig farms across the state that contribute more than $850 million to the Kansas economy and support more than 7,000 jobs in the state. Governor Sam Brownback recently signed a proclamation... Read More

Hit and run accident sends Bluffs man to hospital, driver arrested

A Wyoming resident is in the Scotts Bluff County jail for leaving the scene of an accident after seriously injuring a Scottsbluff man in an early Thursday morning hit and run accident. Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Chief Deputy Troy Brown says 27 ye... Read More

Alliance man charged with attempted murder in woman's beating

An Alliance man has been charged with four felonies including attempted murder following a September 12 incident. 53-year-old Paul Wesner has been charged with attempted second degree murder, first degree assault, first degree domestic assault... Read More

Nebraska faces worker shortage in manufacturing

A leading state business group says Nebraska needs more skilled workers to fill its manufacturing jobs. The president of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry said Wednesday that the shortage is the greatest challenge that its manufacturin... Read More

Leafgreen: More funding needed for the Heartland Expressway

A half dozen people testified at a public hearing Wednesday night sponsored by the Nebraska Department of Roads on the environmental assessment of the Heartland Expressway's proposed widening of Highway 385 to four lanes between Alliance and the L-62... Read More

More than 60,000 students to converge on Louisville Oct. 29-Nov. 1 for 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014/National FFA Organization) – The 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo continues the second year of its three-year run in Louisville Oct. 29. More than 60,000 FFA members from throughout the United States ... Read More

Cougar basketball teams begin practices

Wednesday was the first official day that junior colleges could begin practices and the Western Nebraska Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams hit the court hard in preparation for their season openers next month. The Cougar wom... Read More

July 2015 goal for opening of Gering hotel

A Lincoln development group says its goal is to have a new hotel in Gering operating in July 2015, but it is not set in stone. Josh Berger with the Tetrad property group told KNEB News Wednesday afternoon agreements with partners in the project still... Read More

California Governor Veto’s Animal Antibiotics Bill

California’s Governor has vetoed a bill that would have curbed the use of antibiotics in farm animals. Governor Jerry Brown says most major meat producers have already agreed to go beyond voluntary Food and Drug Administration Standards, according ... Read More