Gov. Ricketts praises NRDs as “envy of the Nation” during state conference

Governor Pete Ricketts praised Nebraska’s natural resources districts (NRDs) for their work to protect the state’s natural resources during a speech at the at the Nebraska association of resources... Read More

Authorities try to gain traction on marijuana legalization at Colorado

Scottsbluff Police Chief Kevin Spencer says a three day Colorado "Pot "conference he attended in mid-January drew 500 officers from 38 states. Spencer says the large number of law enforcement from all sections of the country indicates officers are... Read More

Cowboy Joe online auction begins Sunday

The Cowboy Joe Club will launch the 15th-Annual Online Auction on Sunday at 8 a.m. MT and will run the event through Feb. 28 at All proceeds from the online auction will assist CJC in its efforts to support over 350 student-athletes throug... Read More

FFA members return from educational, cultural experience in South Africa

INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, January 29, 2015/National FFA Organization) –FFA members recently returned from a 14-day educational and cultural experience in South Africa. Members participated in the 2015 International Leadership Seminar for State Off... Read More

Entries taken through Sunday for WNAC IMAGE exhibit

It’s photography time once again during the West Nebraska Arts Center’s 33rd Annual IMAGE exhibit! Entries will be accepted January 27-February 1. Entry forms and eligibility requirements can be found on the website at or by calli... Read More

Phillips back in Denver as Broncos DC

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Wade Phillips is returning to Denver as Gary Kubiak's defensive coordinator. The hiring was first reported by KDCO-AM and FM Mile High Sports Radio in Denver. Phillips, 67, interviewed for the position Tuesday. He was ... Read More

Nuggets end losing streak against Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Arron Afflalo scored 20 points and the Denver Nuggets snapped a seven-game losing streak, 93-85 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. Afflalo hit four 3-pointers, the last with 2:32 left to increase Denver's then-ten... Read More

Nebraska's Sasse to lead US Senate agriculture subcommittee

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security. A news release Wednesday announcing the appointment says the subcommi... Read More

KNEB News Extra - January 29, 2015

Dallas Johannsen from the North Platte NRD joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.Dallas is on the program to talk about their Winter Conference on February 10th and 11th at the Gering Civic Center.Nationally recognized soil... Read More

Federal judge won't delay Nebraska gay marriage case

A federal judge won't delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the issue for the country. Judge Joseph Bataillon (buh-TAL'-yuhn) in Omaha declined a request from the Nebraska attorney gen... Read More

ASA Ratchets Up Pressure on Unions, Ports to Resolve West Coast Slowdown

ST. LOUIS (January 28, 2015) – The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with more than 90 fellow farm and food organizations, called on representatives on both sides of the labor dispute impacting operations at five west coast po... Read More