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(AUDIO) Kinglsey Dam and Lake McConaughy Turns 75

The Kingsley Dam and Lake McConaughy are having their 75 anniversary of completion on July 23. Several different activities are taking place to celebrate. A dinner was held on Friday night to kick... Read More

U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 1 Percent, NE Down 4 and KS Up 6

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.4 million head on July 1, 2016. The inventory was 1 percent above July 1, 2015. The inventory included 6.87 million st... Read More

Miranda Raithel Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards

Miranda Raithel, Falls City, Neb., has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Clark, education and events director of the American Angus Association® in Saint Joseph, Mo. The 16-year-... Read More

(AUDIO) USDA Reminds Nebraska Producers of Aug. 1 Deadline to Enroll in ARC/PLC Programs

(LINCOLN, Nebraska) July 22, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dan Steinkruger reminds farmers and ranchers they have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or ... Read More

July 22, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.99 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.99 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.99 (+0.11) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.38 (+0.11) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.38 (+0.11) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Nebraska State Patrol consolidating dispatch centers; will affect 6 local jobs

The Nebraska State Patrol is getting ready to begin phase two of a three phase plan to consolidate the six NSP Communication Centers down to three. In 2014, the first phase completed with the closure of the Troop B- Norfolk Communication Centers, ... Read More

NCTA names Dean’s awards

Curtis, Neb. – The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis announced academic honors for the spring semester of 2016. Nine students were named to the Dean’s List with a 4.00 grade point average and 43 students were named to the Dea... Read More

Fire destroys Alliance mobile home, displaces family of five

A family of five escaped from a fire that destroyed an Alliance mobile home Thursday evening. photo courtesy Troy Shoemaker Alliance Fire Chief Troy Shoemaker told KNEB News crews were called to structure fire a D7 Meadows in Alliance just bef... Read More

Plea agreements reached in 2 burglary cases

Two men charged in separate burglary cases entered plea changes in their cases in Scotts Bluff County District Court Thursday. Jeremy Masoner had pleaded not guilty in March to multiple charges in relation to the burglary of an auto repair shop in... Read More

Platte Valley Companies celebrates 20 years

It was a milestone day for Platte Valley Companies on Thursday, as they celebrated 20 years serving the community. PVC  President Hod Kosman says his grandfather started banking in the Valley in 1909 when irrigation became available in Valley b... Read More

USSEC Announces EU Approval of Three Soy Events

ST. LOUIS (July 22, 2016) – The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) is pleased to announce the long awaited European Union approval of three biotech soy traits for import and processing. The three stacked events are: Monsanto’s Xtend (dicamb... Read More