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Traders Recall the Buzz as Famed Pit Trading Ends

Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the ``roar'' of the floor, the excitement  of ``4,000 people ... Read More

Short-lived tornado damages rural Morrill farmstead

A short-lived tornado damaged a rural Morrill farmstead Sunday afternoon. Shane Trompke told KNEB News that his wife's grandparents' farmstead was damaged around 5 p.m. Sunday. The farmstead is located about a mile northwest of Morrill. An o... Read More

Heavy rains flood areas south of Mitchell - again

For the second time in less than three weeks, areas south of Mitchell are flooding. Flash flooding closed South Mitchell road between Mitchell and Highway 92 Sunday evening. This section of road was closed on June 16th after heavy rains flooded th... Read More

Lightning knocks out power in Gering; Hail, 90 MPH winds pound other areas

Residents of western Nebraska were surveying the damage Sunday evening after several powerful thunderstorms brought all kinds of severe weather to the region Sunday afternoon. The first storms of the day formed in Box Butte and Morrill counties, w... Read More

Riding groups booted from Frontier Days pre-rodeo show

In an effort to retain customers, Frontier Days officials are swapping out local riding groups with educational videos in their pre-rodeo show this year. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports Frontier Days Chief Executive Tom Hirsig says the decisio... Read More

Concerns over US winter wheat may boost low crop prices

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop and an El Nino weather pattern blamed for dry conditions in other wheat producing nations have sparked a recent run up in wheat prices. Normally, the flood ... Read More

Nebraska Medical Center to get funding for Ebola training

An academic medical center in Nebraska has been designated as a national facility for Ebola training. The University of Nebraska Medical Center and its primary clinical partner,  Nebraska Medicine, will receive a little over $5 million from the ... Read More

2 killed in collision in northeastern Nebraska

The Nebraska State Patrol says two people are dead and a young girl injured following the head-on crash of a car and a pickup on state Highway 39 in Platte County. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday just southeast of St. Edward. The crash ki... Read More

Tickets available for Old West Balloon Weekend Music Festival

The Old West Balloon Fest Entertainment Committee have announced the line-up for the Music Festival to be held at the Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds on September 5, 2015. An eleven hour music festival will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the grandstands at t... Read More

Laing Lake in Alliance awaiting major facelift

The City of Alliance has applied for a Clean Lakes Grant through the Nebraska Environmental Trust and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality which could total $300,000. In anticipation, work has been on-going in developing plans for the ... Read More

Monument invites public to summit for firework viewing

Following a tradition that started back in the 1940's, the community is invited to the summit of Scotts Bluff National Monument to view fireworks tonight. From 8:30 p.m. until 10 p.m., visitors can walk up the trial or take a shuttle to the top to... Read More