China Lifting Ban on MIR 162

Following the announcement that China has approved Syngenta’s MIR 162 trait, Growth Energy expects the dried distillers grain market to reopen. China had denied some cargoes of U.S. corn and DDG’s... Read More

Nebraska auditor slams NU travel reimbursement

The Nebraska State Auditor's Office is taking the University of Nebraska to task for some travel expenses that include first-class flights, meal overpayments and expensive oceanfront hotel rooms. A letter from State Auditor Mike Foley sent this we... Read More

Winter Weather Advisory in effect for: Sheridan, NE

...WINTER STORM MOVING INTO WESTERN NEBRASKA ... .A WINTER STORM MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT WILL SPREAD RAIN INTO WESTERN NEBRASKA TONIGHT RAIN WILL CHANGE TO OR MIX WITH SNOW EARLY MONDAY MORNING AND MOVE EAST INTO THE NEBRASKA SANDH... Read More

Wind Advisory in effect for: Banner, NE; Box Butte, NE; Cheyenne, NE; Dawes, NE; Kimball, NE; Morrill, NE; Scotts Bluff, NE; Sioux, NE

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM MST MONDAY... * TIMING...8 AM MONDAY THROUGH 5 PM MONDAY AFTERNOON * WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH LIKELY. SOME LOCATIONS COULD SEE HIGHER WIND GUSTS. ... Read More

New VA leader will not be visiting Hot Springs facility until report is finished

      Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald says he won't come to visit the Hot Springs VA Medical Center until after the Environmental Impact Statement on an agency proposal to close the facility is finished.  McDonald says he doesn't ... Read More

Heineman: Federal position not an option as he leaves office

Governor Dave Heineman has not said much about what he plans to do after leaving the governor's office, but it won't be anything that deals with going to Washington D.C. Heineman told KNEB News he is not interested in leaving Nebraska for any fede... Read More

Husker Women defeat High Point

Lincoln - All-American Rachel Theriot erupted for a season-high 31 points and Tear'a Laudermill pitched in 22 as No. 12 Nebraska rolled to an 83-57 women's win over defending Big South Conference champion High Point at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturda... Read More

DOT extends deadline to submit bids for Chadron, Alliance EAS

The federal Transportation Department has extended the bidding for the 2-year Essential Air Service subsidy contract for service to Denver from Chadron and Alliance by a month. The current contracts held by Great Lakes Airlines expire in May and t... Read More

Obama downplays benefits of Keystone pipeline

President Barack Obama downplayed the benefits of building the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. He said it would not lower gasoline prices and argued more jobs would be created by repairing America's infrastructure. He said the pipeline would ma... Read More

WNCC instructor donates puzzles to Veterans

Western Nebraska Community College Science Instructor Lorin King visited the Western Nebraska Veterans Home on December 17 with a unique delivery for the holidays. He brought boxes of puzzles, gifts purchased with donations he received for a project ... Read More

Sinclair named preseason All-American

Lincoln – Nebraska senior pitcher Chance Sinclair was named a third-team Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American on Friday morning, announced by Collegiate Baseball. The Osawatomie, Kan., native was named a third-team All-American by Collegiate B... Read More