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NCGA, ASA: IARC Pesticide Findings Create Confusion, Fear Among Consumers

National Corn Growers Association President Chip Bowling and American Soybean Association Chairman Ray Gaesser issued the following statement in anticipation of a second finding by the International A... Read More

Abidin Wins Runner-Up at University Nationals

Akron, Ohio - The Huskers collected six medals at the 2015 University Nationals-Freestyle in the University Of Akron's Stile Athletic Field House on Sunday. Anthony Abidin led the NU with a second place finish at 65kg. The Dix Hills, N.Y., native... Read More

Crouch and Wiegert Named on Hall of Fame Ballot

Former Nebraska Heisman-winning quarterback Eric Crouch and Outland Trophy award winner Zach Wiegert are among 76 former Football Bowl Subdivision players on the 2016 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot, which was released by the National Footba... Read More

Farm Credit Survey Shows an Increased Demand for Market Risk Management Services

A survey of Farm Credit lenders in America's heartland shows an increased demand for market risk management services as farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses respond to a tightening agriculture economy. AgriBank, the St. Paul, Minn.-based Farm Cred... Read More

Initiative Exceeds Goal to Grow 50 Million Flowers for Forage to Provide  Pollinators with Food as They Work to Feed a Growing World Population

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., /PRNewswire/ --Just 12 weeks after its launch, the Feed a Bee campaign has exceeded its goal of receiving pledges to plant 50 million flowers in 2015. Feed a Bee, a major initiative sponsored by Bayer CropScience, works ... Read More

2 Sidney officers who fatally shot knife wielding man return to duty

Sidney's police chief says a Nebraska State Patrol investigation has essentially cleared two officers who fatally shot a man armed with a knife. The Sidney Sun-Telegraph reports that Sgt. Chad Borgmann and Officer Austin Smith have returned to du... Read More

Increased river flows filling Lake McConaughy

Unexpectedly high late-spring inflows from the North Platte River have changed the storage outlook for Lake McConaughy Nebraska's largest reservoir. The snowpack runoff was projected to be about 36 percent of normal this spring. But civil enginee... Read More

Reminder to Report to FSA all Prevented Planting and Failed Acreage

Producers across Nebraska have experienced above average spring rains throughout the 2015 spring planting season. In some cases producers may not be able to plant all acreage or acreage already planted may have failed due to the excessive moisture re... Read More

New shop opens in downtown Scottsbluff

One Scottsbluff business owner is hoping that her store has something for everyone. Peggy McVay  opened her new store, A Lil Bit Of Everything at 1610 Broadway on Saturday. McVay ran Korn King Popcorn for 8 years, and tells KNEB News that sh... Read More

Double Grammy Award winners to headline Saturday concert

The summer concert season is underway and this Saturday the classic cowboy and comedy group Riders In The Sky will perform at 5 Rocks Amphitheater in Gering.  The concert is a benefit for the Legacy of the Plains Museum. Guitarist Ranger Doug says ... Read More

Sidney motel owner to be sentenced as habitual criminal for vicious assault

The co-owner of a Sidney motel convicted of numerous felony charges for assaulting a woman at his business has had his request for a new trial overruled. Cheyenne county Attorney Paul Schaub says Cheyenne County District Judge Derek Weimer also ruled... Read More