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NMPF, AFBF Applaud Legislative Step Toward Immigration Solution

National Milk Producers Federation President and CEO Jim Mulhern issued the following statement supporting congressional action to resolve critical immigration issues facing the U.S. dairy industry: ... Read More

NFU Board Calls for Immediate End to Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown—soon to enter its fifth week—is causing harm and exacerbating issues already facing American family farmers and ranchers as they look to sell their crops, acquire financing and prepare for the coming year. As such,... Read More

Prisons head says Nebraska overcrowding emergency is likely

Nebraska's corrections director is acknowledging the state will probably fail to meet a mandatory deadline to reduce its prison population by July 2020, forcing parole officials to consider releasing all eligible inmates. Scott Frakes said prison ... Read More

Victim in Chappell stabbing dies, impact on criminal case unclear

KNEB News has learned that the victim in a stabbing in Chappell Jan. 13 has died, however the impact on the charges against his accused attacker are unclear. Deuel County Attorney Joel Jay confirmed to KNEB News that Robert Mick died Thursday. 49-... Read More

Meat Inspectors, Price Reporting Staff Still On The Job

In response to erroneous reports in the news and (mostly) on social media, the National Pork Producers Council is reminding pork producers and consumers that federal meat inspectors are working in meat packing plants despite the government shutdown. ... Read More

WNCC men stop NJC for 14th win of season

STERLING, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team received 33 points from Dru Kuxhausen as the Cougars captured a 97-88 Region IX South Subregion win over Northeastern Junior College at Sterling, Colorado, Friday ni... Read More

WNCC women top NJC

STERLING, Colo. - Merle Wiehl ignited for 27 points to help lead the Western Nebraska Community College women's basketball team to a 72-59 Region IX South Sub-region road win over Northeastern Junior College on Friday night in Sterling, Colorado. Wi... Read More

Eagles knock off high-scoring Cowboys 80-69

CHADRON--The Chadron State College men’s basketball team won one of its biggest games in several years Friday night, downing New Mexico Highlands 80-69. The Cowboys entered the game 12-3 overall and 7-2 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference whi... Read More

Another third quarter rally dooms Eagles

The New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls outscored the Chadron State women's basketball team 14 to 2 in the third quarter and held the Eagles to zero percent from the field in the quarter, on their way to winning 58-56 in the Chicoine Center, Friday night. ... Read More

UNMC graduate nursing online program makes big jump in national rankings

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing is once again ranked as one of the nation's Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report. In its 2019 Best Online Programs rankings released today, the college's ... Read More

Sen. Hughes Introduces Bill to Help Protect Farmers, Property Rights

Nebraska state Senator Dan Hughes of Venango has introduced LB227 to boost private property rights protection for Nebraska farmers and ranchers so they can continue to have the flexibility to adopt new technologies and modify and improve their farm a... Read More