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Few Expect GOP to Lose Majority, But Ag Committee Could See Changes

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Only seven members of the House Agriculture Committee and the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee have real races this election year, but the prospect for changes in memb... Read More

Point-of-Purchase Efforts to Increase Healthy Food Choice

The prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S. population has increased steadily over the past four decades, impacting health, livelihoods, and quality of life. Recent estimates of U.S. adult and childhood overweight and obesity rates suggest t... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Announces its 2016 General Election Endorsements

Lincoln, NE.  NEBFARMPAC, the political action committee of the Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU), announced the candidates they have endorsed for the 2016 the general election that includes eight NeFU members listed in Bold.  The NEBFARMPAC Board of D... Read More

Whiskey Creek celebrates grand re-opening

After three  months of renovations from top to bottom, one Scottsbluff restaurant is ready to celebrate its grand re-opening. Whiskey Creek Wood Fire Grill has spent the last 12 weeks renovating the exterior and interior of their restaurant. S... Read More

Oct. 26, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.71 (+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.71+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.71 (+0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.12 (+0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.12 (+0.04) Frenchman Valley ... Read More

D-1 playoff preview: Hemingford vs. Alma

The Class D-1 high school football playoffs open up tomorrow and here at KNEB we'll have coverage of the Hemingford home game against Alma. You can listen on 94.1 The Brand and online here. Both these teams were tied in power points after all t... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation – PAC Names Halloran ‘Friend of Agriculture’

LINCOLN, NEB. – Steve Halloran of Hastings has been named a ‘Friend of Agriculture’ by NFBF-PAC, Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation’s political action committee. Halloran is seeking to represent District 33 in the Nebraska Legislature. “Ste... Read More

North African Buying Team Visits Nebraska to See Corn Industry Firsthand

The U.S. Grains Council’s Export Exchange conference just wrapped up in Detroit, Michigan, and overseas grain buyers from the North African countries of Morocco and Tunisia have now seen corn harvest and ethanol production for themselves after maki... Read More

Platte Valley Institute CEO says state's tax system, excessive regulations hurting growth

The Executive Director of the Platte Institute for Economic Research says Nebraska's tax system, excessive regulations and a lackluster jobs creation bill are putting Nebraska behind other states in economic development. Jim Vokal told KNEB News p... Read More

Dr. Martin Massengale Chosen as Rotary Nebraskan of the Year

The Lincoln Rotary Club #14 is pleased to announce Dr. Martin Massengale as the 2016 Nebraskan of the Year.   The award was presented October 18th in Lincoln. The Rotary #14 Nebraskan of the Year award was established to honor and recognize t... Read More

Russian Duma Reiterates Call for US to Lift Cuba Trade Embargo

A call to lift the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba has once again come from the Russian Duma ahead of an Oct. 26 vote at the United Nations (UN). In the statement, the Russian parliamentarian condemned U.S. sanctions against Cuba. U.S. politics on t... Read More