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EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

  WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked t... Read More

RWMC Chief Financial Officer resigning

KNEB News has learned that Regional West Medical Center Chief Financial Officer David Griffiths is resigning. Griffiths announced the resignation at the Regional West Health Services Board meeting Thursday evening, indicating it will be effective ... Read More

Senator Al Davis has faith in voters in death penalty decision

Earlier this week, enough signatures were collected to allow voters to decide whether or not the death penalty should be used in Nebraska. The move comes months after the Nebraska Legislature overrode Governor Pete Rickett's veto to repeal the dea... Read More

Leaders say Minatare meatpacking plant will impact entire region

Education and municipal leaders say the announcement that Minatare will be the site for a new state of the art meatpacking plant will have an impact on the entire region not just Minatare. Scottsbluff Mayor Randy Meininger says the region needs to... Read More

Convicted Sidney murderer deemed competent; September sentencing date set

A man who shot and killed a Sidney woman in 2012 will be sentenced on a First Degree Murder conviction next month in Cheyenne County District Court. Larry Martinez was convicted in March, 2014 for the murder of Mandy Kershman. A jury found Martin... Read More

13 states including Nebraska and Wyoming block Waters of the U.S. rule

A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waters. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson of North Dakota issued a temporary injunction Thursday against the Obama adminis... Read More

Sen. Davis Encourages Ranchers to Testify at Hearing on Brand Committee in Grand Island

The Nebraska Legislature's Agriculture Committee will hold a public hearing to review the fee structure of the Nebraska Brand Committee on Friday, September 4th at 11:00am at the Grand Island City Council Chambers, 100 East First Street. The Committe... Read More

Lawmakers reviewing how to lessen reliance on property taxes

Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a review of school funding and its impact on local property taxes, an issue that has divided the Legislature in years past. The Revenue and Education committees convened Thursday along with mediators who will tr... Read More

SourceGas available for last reconnects this morning

Residents in Bayard have gas service again following a day where it was interrupted after a road construction crew cut a main gas line at 11th and Main Street around 7:45 a.m.  Thursday. Bayard Police Chief Zach Douglas says SouceGas worked hard ... Read More

High School Football Scores

Thursday's Scores< By The Associated Press= PREP FOOTBALL= Elkhorn South 35, Omaha Gross Catholic 0 Lincoln High 20, Lincoln Northeast 13 Lutheran High Northeast 43, Ponca 14 Millard West 21, Omaha North 19 Omaha Creighton Prep 33, Papillio... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Thursday (08/27/2015) Adams Central 11, Ord 5 Adams Central 4, Fairbury 3 Arlington 5, Omaha Duchesne Academy 1 Auburn 12, Cass County Central 2 Beatrice 11, Raymond Central 5 Beatrice 6, Bennington 1 Bellevue East 9, Omaha North 0 Benningt... Read More