COOL Reform Coaltion Asks Congress for Immediate Action

The COOL Reform Coalition has sent a letter to Congress asking for immediate action to change the Country of Origin Labeling rule for muscle cuts of meat. The letter states, " On October 20, 2014, a ... Read More

Ricketts says

Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts says if he is elected, he will work to "change the culture" at the Nebraska Department of Corrections. Ricketts told KNEB News in order to accomplish what he wants to do, a change of leadership is n... Read More

Midwest Theater to feature

A restored and remastered version of the motion picture blockbuster "Ghostbusters" will be shown Friday evening at Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff. Midwest Theater's Gwen Schwanke says they will have a costume contest prior to the start of the show... Read More

Rated lady Cougars ready to open season

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team enter this weekend’s season opening contests with plenty of incentives. For starters, the Cougar women will be vying for a third straight Region IX championship after finishing las... Read More

Alliance man pleas not guilty in brutal attack of his wife

An Alliance man who is accused of brutally attacking his wife in early September has entered a not guilty plea to four and will stand trial in February. 53-year-old Paul Wesner, who remains in custody on a one-million-dollar bond, was arraigned in... Read More

Consumer Groups Want Bee Killing Pesticide out of Lowe’s

Consumer campaigns are urging Lowe’s to take ‘bee-killing’ pesticides off its shelves.   Friends of the Earth said the environmental group and its allies have organized more than 30,000 people to “swarm” Lowe’s stores around the country ... Read More


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Syngenta Defends Viptera and Duracade

Syngenta faces increased pressure and criticism from the trade scuffle prompted by their sale of Agrisure Viptera and Duracade corn hybrids, but the company isn't backing down. The company's two genetically-engineered corn traits aren't approved for... Read More

Plea agreement averts trial in theft and forgery case

A 25 year old Scottsbluff man facing a variety of theft and forgery charges after allegedly using stolen checks and credit cards from vehicles has entered no contest pleas to amended charges in an agreement with the state. Scotts Bluff County Dist... Read More

California drought takes bite out of harvest

WOODLAND, Calif. - California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers. The $5 billion industry exports rice to more than 100 countries and specializes in premium grains use... Read More

Furlough program released violent inmates early

The chairman of a legislative committee says 162 Nebraska inmates convicted of violent crimes were freed early under a furlough program. The program was revealed at a hearing Wednesday as the chairman, Sen. Steve Lathrop, questioned Gov. Dave Hei... Read More