Gering council to consider 6% utility rate increase ordinance

The Gering city council tonight will consider ordinances to confirm a six percent overall utility rate increase that has already been approved as part of the new budget. The overall utility rate will ... Read More

Cougar soccer splits on Saturday

The Western Nebraska Community College men's and women's soccer teams split contests with Northwest College Saturday afternoon at the Landers Soccer Complex. The Cougar men ran their winning streak to four matches as they received a late goal by D... Read More

Pokes star at own rodeo

With three event winners, one runner-up and the men’s team championship to their credit, the Chadron State College rodeo was a whopping success for the hosts over the weekend. Chadron State’s winners were bareback rider Wyatt Clark of Wellflee... Read More

Victims identified in fatal Casper hospital crash

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) _ Casper Police have released the names of two people who died after a car crashed into a pillar at Wyoming Medical Center Sunday. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Capt. Steve Freel of the Casper Police Department says Brando... Read More

Nebraska-Michigan State game selected for ABC

The Big Ten Conference announced today that Nebraska’s Oct. 4 game at Michigan State will be televised nationally on ABC, beginning at 6 p.m. MT (8 p.m. ET in East Lansing). The time had previously been announced, but the network was confirmed toda... Read More

Local woman and man arrested for forgery and theft

A 32 year old Gering woman and a 25 year old Scottsbluff man have been arrested on a variety of theft and forgery charges after allegedly using stolen checks and credit cards from vehicles. Jessica Scott is charged with three misdemeanor counts of... Read More

U.S. and Japanese Trade Officials to Meet this Week

Top U.S. trade officials are expected to meet with Japanese trade officials this week in Washington, according to a report from The Hill. The two groups are expected to continue dialogue on issues in the Asia-Pacific trade deal. U.S. Trade Repr... Read More

 Denver Coach up and operating again

KNEB News has confirmed that the Denver Coach service from western Nebraska is up and going again. New owners Becki and Wally Schlager had hoped to start the service this summer, but bureaucratic delays with the Federal Motor Carriers Association inc... Read More

September 19, 2014

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Nebraska man who shot ex-wife, lawyer kills self

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A 58-year-old Nebraska man who had been sentenced to life  in prison for killing his ex-wife and his divorce lawyer last November has been found dead in his cell. Prison officials said Michael Petersen was found shortly after... Read More

County sheriff touts grenade launcher as key tool

Sheriff's officials in Goshen County are touting a grenade launcher as a useful tool for keeping the peace, even though they have never used it. The Casper Star-Tribune reported Sunday that officials bought the weapon for use in the county jail, w... Read More