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Today on News: Officials from across the region to prepare for the worst case scenario as they conduct a mass fatality tabletop exercise Scotts Bluff National Monument hosts groundbrea... Read More

Greenwalt retires after 12 years as Terrytown Mayor

Dozens of well-wishers stopped by the Carpenter Center in Terrytown Wednesday to help outgoing Mayor Kent Greenwalt celebrate his retirement. Having served as mayor for the past 12 years, Greenwalt told KNEB News he has seen many accomplishments o... Read More

NACD Statement on EPA's WOTUS Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unveiled rulemaking which includes a new Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) definition under the Clean Water Act. The proposed rule i... Read More

Dec. 12, 2018

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Dicamba Rules Vary by State

Another Patchwork of State Dicamba Rules Emerging for 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year. EPA released federal labels for XtendiMax... Read More

Panhandle Troopers uninjured after cruiser struck by car

Two troopers were uninjured late Tuesday night after the marked Nebraska State Patrol cruiser they were driving was struck by another vehicle at an intersection in Scottsbluff. The crash occurred at approximately 10:15 p.m., when the troopers were t... Read More

Officials break ground on Visitor Center upgrade at Scotts Bluff Nat'l Monument

Work on the expansion and renovation of the Scotts Bluff National Monument Visitor Center starts in earnest next month, and Wednesday officials celebrated with a ceremonial groundbreaking at the facility. The approximately $3.2 million project wil... Read More

Jerome Powell Is Not the Bad Guy

One of the maxims often heard in economics, agriculture, and politics is that those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it. At first glance, this is a pessimistic view of human behavior. However, I believe that in some part it is a refl... Read More

WNRA rolls out new fire truck

Western Nebraska Regional Airport has rolled out a new aircraft firefighting truck, which is expected to enter into service soon. Airport Manager Raul Aguallo told KNEB News the new truck carries 1,500 gallons of water, 200 gallons of liquid foam,... Read More

DDGS, Grains Sales Top $400 Million At 2018 Export Exchange

The grain buyers from 35 countries who attended this year’s Export Exchange conference in Minneapolis have since reported buying an estimated $403 million worth of coarse grains and co-products, including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (D... Read More

Farmers' protest blocks traffic on major artery into Warsaw

Protesting Polish farmers wearing yellow vests blocked a major highway into Warsaw for several hours on Wednesday to demand government action on several grievances. Dozens of farmers in vests similar to those worn by French protesters in recent we... Read More