AWC Statement Opposing Mandatory E-verify Legislation

Washington, D.C. (March 3, 2015)-"The Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC) vehemently opposes the Legal Workforce Act currently being considered in the House Judiciary Committee. Any bill mandating E... Read More

Lady Cougars advance in Region IX Tournament without even playing

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team didn’t even have to break a sweat Tuesday in the opening day of the Region IX women’s basketball tournament at Cougar Palace. The reason why was because the Cougars received a fo... Read More

Kansas to hold meetings, consider options for drone usage

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Kansas is exploring how it fits in the new world of drones as residents express their desire to use the technology. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that options including agriculture, emergency management and law enforcement... Read More

Scottsbluff earns 5th straight district title against Alliance!

After wins at McCook and Sidney to open the B6 District Boys Basketball Tournament 4th seeded Alliance was undaunted traveling to Scottsbluff  for the title game Tuesday night.  They led throughout most of the first half, but were outscored in the ... Read More

Unofficial pairings, coverage plans for Boys State Basketball

Here are the unofficial pairings and coverage plans for the Boys State Basketball Tournament on KNEB. Official pairings will be announced Wednesday morning. Thursday: D2: Minatare vs. Paxton (at Lincoln Northeast) Tip Off: 8:00am Mountain Time ... Read More

Kansas wheat faring mostly well so far this winter

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Kansas wheat crops and livestock are in generally positive shape so far this winter. A report released Monday by the National Agricultural Statistics Service shows 44 percent of the state's winter wheat crop is in good to exce... Read More

Amid low oil prices, companies wait to frack, complete wells

Oil companies that operate in Wyoming report they're holding off on hydraulic fracturing to save money during low oil prices. Oil prices are down around $50 a barrel, or roughly half the price a year ago. The hydraulic fracturing process of pumpin... Read More

Missouri DNR official to lead Nebraska environmental agency

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A state water official from Missouri is slated serve as the new director of Nebraska's Department of Environmental Quality. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday that he has chosen Jim Macy of Jefferson City, Missouri, for the p... Read More

Nebraska Farm to School Regional Conference Coming to Beatrice

Lyons, NE - The Center for Rural Affairs and USDA Food and Nutrition Service will host the Nebraska Farm to School Regional Conference on March 24 in Beatrice, NE. The purpose of the conference is to bring together cross-sector stakeholders (schools,... Read More

Seven year old Westmoor student dies due to complications from heart defect

Seven year old Westmoor elementary  student Diana Hernandez-Lopez of Scottsbluff passed away at Rocky Mountain Children’s Hospital in Denver early Tuesday morning due to complications from a heart defect called called  Hypoplastic Left Heart Synd... Read More

Scottsbluff motel changes companies; ownership remains same

Travelers on Highway 26 in Scottsbluff may notice a change in one of the popular lodging spots. A Days Inn has replaced the former Motel 6 at 1901 21st Avenue. Staff says the change officially happened in January. General Manager Kumar Chaudhar... Read More