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 Nebraska Corn Board Elects New Officers

LINCOLN, NEB. — The Nebraska Corn Board met and elected officers for the 2015-2016 fiscal year at their board meeting on Monday, August 31 at The Embassy Suites Hotel in Lincoln. The board met to co... Read More

Egg Board Accused of Hurting 'Eggless Mayonnaise' Marketing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," ''Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?" They've all been part of promotional campaigns overseen by the Agriculture Department and paid for by the industries that vot... Read More

FSA Will Make Sequestered Cuts to Program Payments

Art Barnaby, Ag Economist from Kansas State University has learned that program payment will be cut due to sequestration. All of the payments will suffer a sequestered cut of 7.3% for 2014/15 and 2015/16 payments.  The sequestered cut for 2016/17 is... Read More

Husker Pavilion returns this season

The Husker Nation Pavilion will be open Saturday, Sept. 5 at 11:30 a.m. (three hours before kickoff) for Nebraska's game against Brigham Young at Memorial Stadium. The Pavilion, located north of Memorial Stadium on the Gass Practice Field, offers fu... Read More

Goonie's takes home first in Nebraska's Best Burger Contest

The Panhandle is home to the top two burgers in the state, following today's Best Burger Contest sponsored by the Nebraska Beef Council at the Nebraska State Fair. The Goonie Burger from Goonie's Kozy Keno Bar took top honors, and for the third st... Read More

NSP looking to hire new troopers for 57th Basic Recruit Camp

Applications for the 2015 Sworn Officers Selection Process for the position of Nebraska State Patrol Trooper are currently being accepted through September 8 for consideration for the 57th Basic Recruit Camp scheduled to begin in February, 2016. ... Read More

Parking fee to be charged at Old West Balloon Fest

KNEB News has just learned that the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce will be charging $2 to park tomorrow at the launch site and fairgrounds. Chamber spokesman Shane Reinpold says the fee is needed to pay the people the Chamber has hired to assist with t... Read More

Four apply for Sioux County Sheriff position

Four people have applied for the Sioux County Sheriff's position, three of them already certified officers in Nebraska. County Attorney Adam Edmund says the candidates include Sioux County Deputy and Acting Sheriff Chad McCumbers, a former Morrill... Read More

Civil suit dismissed against Village of Lyman in 2012 dog death

Nearly three years after a family dog was shot and killed after trying to attack a Lyman Police Officer,  civil charges have been dismissed with prejudice. On September 22, 2012, Raul Ayala's Rottweiler Bos escaped out of its kennel and was ro... Read More

Weather appears favorable for balloon launch Saturday

The key for the Old West Balloon Festival launch tomorrow is good weather with light winds. The launch will take place between 6 and 7 a.m. at the old Mitchell Airport south of Mitchell. Meteorologist Don Day, a ballon enthusiast himself, says the... Read More

Cougar soccer season to open today

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team had one of its best seasons in school history last fall since the inaugural season in 2003 and the Cougar men will be hoping to build off of that stellar North Division title with another run... Read More