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Big Ten Media Days Gets Underway

The annual Big Ten Football media days get underway in Chicago today. The event will have a cloud hanging over it however, after the deaths this weekend of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michiga... Read More

RAGBRAI Cyclist Killed In Collision With Pickup

The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) got off to a sad start Sunday morning when a cyclist was killed in a collision with a pickup truck on Highway 34. The Iowa State Patrol says 72 year old Wayne Ezell, of Jacksonville, Flor... Read More

Small Plane Crash Kills Two Near Leshara

Two people were reportedly killed when a plane crashed in a soybean field east of Leshara, Nebraska Sunday afternoon. Around 3 p.m. the small plane was reported to the Saunders County Sheriff's Office. The identities of those who died in the cr... Read More

Head to Lincoln, Neb., for a Cattlemen’s Boot Camp

Cattle producers, mark your calendars. A Cattlemen’s Boot Camp will be hosted Sept. 21-22 at the Animal Science Complex on the University of Nebraska’s East Campus in Lincoln, Neb. The educational event will be hosted jointly by the American A... Read More

NeFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Maintain Optimism

The future of agriculture relies upon the ability of young people to maintain and grow their farms and ranches. While the recent downturn in the agricultural economy could lead one to be pessimistic about the future, after a recent National Affairs v... Read More

Husker punter dead after Wisconsin traffic accident

LINCOLN - The University of  Nebraska has confirmed that senior punter, Sam Foltz, is dead after a traffic accident in Wisconsin. The University of Nebraska Athletics Department is deeply saddened to confirm that senior punter Sam Foltz was tragi... Read More

Is Temperature Changing Genetic Resistance to Pests?

We humans may not have adapted to this summer's sweltering rays, but for a few agronomic pests, warmer weather is what makes them thrive. With temperatures rising and insects adapting, the days of following a "fly-free" date for wheat planting are... Read More

Gering, Bridgeport pick up postseason wins

Gering Platte Valley Companies rallied yesterday for a 9-7 win over Ogallala on day one of the Class B Area 7 Tournament in Chadron. Things didn't look good early as Gering trailed 6-2 after three and a half innings. Gering then put together tw... Read More

Director of detention center equine program fired

Scotts Bluff County has fired the director of the equine program at the county's detention center. Board Chair Mark Masterton told KNEB News Saturday Steve Smith was fired Thursday for personnel issues that had nothing to do with a Nebraska State ... Read More

Scottsbluff man only western Nebraska delegate at Democratic National Convention

Scottsbluff resident Jeff Leanna will be heading to Philadelphia as western Nebraska’s only delegate to the Democratic National Convention. In fact, he is the only delegate elected west of the Lexington, NE area. This will be Leanna’s fourth n... Read More

Companies Will Wait for GMO Labeling Rules

Rules for labeling foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMO) will be drafted by USDA and food companies are waiting to see what the rules will look like before modifying their existing labeling policies. "We look forward to reviewing the ... Read More