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KNEB.tv News: February 24, 2017

Today on KNEB.tv News: Panhandle residents are digging out of a storm that dropped upwards of two feet of snow across the region Scottsbluff native returns with his helicopter to try to genera... Read More

Julie Marshall new Regional West Foundation Director

Regional West Health Services announced Friday that Julie Marshall of Scottsbluff has accepted the position of Regional West Foundation Director. Marshall will succeed current Foundation Director, Shelley Knutson who will retire at the end of April. ... Read More

USDA Expects Growth in Beef, Hog and Poultry Production

Is there such a thing as too much meat? Maybe, according to the USDA World Agricultural Board. In an initial 2017 outlook comments for the beef, pork, and poultry industry, USDA cited 2016 as a record year for meat production in the U.S., which coul... Read More

Feb. 24, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.21 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.21 (-0.04) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.21 (-0.04) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.64 (-0.04) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.64 (-0.04) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Scottsbluff woman federally indicted for bank fraud

A 44-year-old Scottsbluff woman has been charged in a six-count indictment by United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg for the federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska. Christine Darley is facing six charges of bank fraud. The charge alleges ... Read More

Bacon Shortage Unlikely Despite Record-Low U.S. Pork Belly Stocks

A second straight month of record low U.S. pork belly inventories in January will likely intensify speculation about a potential national bacon shortage, but analysts said more supply will soon be available. In early February, the Ohio Pork Counci... Read More

Snowstorm pushes back Panhandle Polar Plunge one week

People who were looking forward to either participating or watching the 2017 Panhandle Polar Plunge will have to wait another week. Due to the issues that Thursday's snowstorm has created, organizers decided to postpone the annual fundraiser for t... Read More

CSC to host first-ever Nebraska Court of Appeals session in the panhandle

Chadron State College will host the first-ever Nebraska Court of Appeals session in the Panhandle when the court convenes at the Student Center Tuesday, April 11. The court is inviting college students and area high school classes to attend the se... Read More

Nebraska senators kill bill to allow debit cards for keno

Nebraska lawmakers have killed a bill that would have let bar patrons play more games of keno per hour and allowed them to pay with debit and prepaid cards. Senators voted 24-9 on Friday to indefinitely postpone the measure for the year. Gambling ... Read More

USDA Outlook Forum Sees Lower Production in 2017

In its early forecast for crop production, USDA's Outlook for crops lowers corn, soybean and wheat production for the 2017-18 crop year. In its early forecast for crop production, USDA's Outlook for crops lowers corn, soybean and wheat product... Read More

Plains HRW is Generally Dry and Vulnerable to Frost Damage

USDA reported state planted area statistics for hard red winter (HRW), soft red winter (SRW) and soft white (SW) winter wheat in its Jan. 12 Winter Wheat and Canola Seeding Report. At this week’s Wheat Quality Council and Plains Grains Inc. board m... Read More