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Point-of-Purchase Efforts to Increase Healthy Food Choice

The prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S. population has increased steadily over the past four decades, impacting health, livelihoods, and quality of life. Recent estimates of U.S. adult an... Read More

D-1 playoff preview: Hemingford vs. Alma

The Class D-1 high school football playoffs open up tomorrow and here at KNEB we'll have coverage of the Hemingford home game against Alma. You can listen on 94.1 The Brand and online here. Both these teams were tied in power points after all t... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation – PAC Names Halloran ‘Friend of Agriculture’

LINCOLN, NEB. – Steve Halloran of Hastings has been named a ‘Friend of Agriculture’ by NFBF-PAC, Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation’s political action committee. Halloran is seeking to represent District 33 in the Nebraska Legislature. “Ste... Read More

North African Buying Team Visits Nebraska to See Corn Industry Firsthand

The U.S. Grains Council’s Export Exchange conference just wrapped up in Detroit, Michigan, and overseas grain buyers from the North African countries of Morocco and Tunisia have now seen corn harvest and ethanol production for themselves after maki... Read More

Platte Valley Institute CEO says state's tax system, excessive regulations hurting growth

The Executive Director of the Platte Institute for Economic Research says Nebraska's tax system, excessive regulations and a lackluster jobs creation bill are putting Nebraska behind other states in economic development. Jim Vokal told KNEB News p... Read More

Dr. Martin Massengale Chosen as Rotary Nebraskan of the Year

The Lincoln Rotary Club #14 is pleased to announce Dr. Martin Massengale as the 2016 Nebraskan of the Year.   The award was presented October 18th in Lincoln. The Rotary #14 Nebraskan of the Year award was established to honor and recognize t... Read More

Russian Duma Reiterates Call for US to Lift Cuba Trade Embargo

A call to lift the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba has once again come from the Russian Duma ahead of an Oct. 26 vote at the United Nations (UN). In the statement, the Russian parliamentarian condemned U.S. sanctions against Cuba. U.S. politics on t... Read More

4th Save-A-Rack at Backaracks Bra Auction for Festival of Hope tonight

October is breast cancer awareness month, and for a fourth straight year, the Save-a-Rack at Backaracks bra auction fundraiser for Festival of Hope is coming up this evening. Hilarious decorated bras will be auctioned off to the highest bidder, wi... Read More

Inmate helped 2 others escape, Nebraska investigator says

An investigator says an inmate helped two others escape a Lincoln prison in a laundry truck. Nebraska State Patrol investigator Cory Townsend testified at a hearing Tuesday that the inmate piled clothes atop Timothy Clausen and Armon Dixon, who'd ... Read More

Australian Government Plans to Ratify TPP in 2017

Legislation to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal will be introduced in the Australian parliament early in 2017, officials told a recent Australian Senate committee hearing. The committee questioned officials of the Department of Defens... Read More

Motorists should use caution to avoid collisions with deer

Deer are more active this time of the fall. Crops are being harvested and deer breeding season is in full swing. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has suggestions to help drivers avoid deer-vehicle accidents and lessen the risk of injury or vehi... Read More