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Gov. Ricketts Announces Red Willow as Newest Livestock Friendly County

MCCOOK – Governor Pete Ricketts named Red Willow County as the newest county in Nebraska, and the first one this year, to be designated a Livestock Friendly County (LFC).  The LFC program is admin... Read More

Some senators doubt Nebraska will meet prison crowding goal

Some Nebraska lawmakers say they're concerned the state corrections department will fail to meet a July 2020 deadline to reduce its inmate population, forcing officials to consider paroling all eligible prisoners. Senators expressed their doubts W... Read More

Pending storm this weekend following warm-up

Enjoy the warmer temperatures and melting snow over the next couple days because a pending storm this weekend will likely bring more snow back. Meteorologist Don Day says the weather is forecast to change on overnight Saturday into Monday.  Day s... Read More

Research Examines Conservation Reserve Land

OMAHA (DTN) -- A study published this week contributes more details than previous reports on biomass crops most suited to bioenergy feedstock use and what long-term factors may affect their growth. A new long-term analysis conducted by 26 researcher... Read More

Senator Briese Introduces Property Tax Relief Proposal

Lincoln, NE - Senator Tom Briese of Albion announced today that he has introduced a bill that will put Nebraska on a path to reducing over-reliance on property taxes and adequately funding education in the state. Briese said, “This bill represents ... Read More News: January 17, 2018

Today on News: A Wednesday morning house fire causes significant damage to a Morrill home Scotts Bluff County inches closer to reaching agreement to house juvenile inmates in Cheyenne Runaway juvenile apprehended by Scotts Bluff de... Read More

Airport officials excited for arrival of new airline service

With the inaugural flight for United Airlines service to Scottsbluff less than two weeks away, preparations are moving into full swing at Western Nebraska Regional Airport. Airport Manager Darwin Skelton told KNEB News that United Airlines and Sky... Read More

Jan. 17, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.42 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.42 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.42 (+0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.47 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.47 (+0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Spring Game Set for Saturday, April 21

Nebraska Athletics has finalized the date and time for the 2018 Red-White Spring Game which will be played on Saturday, April 21 at 11 a.m. at Memorial Stadium. Last fall the spring game had been listed as April 14, 2018. Reserved tickets for the... Read More

A Guy You Want on Your Side

He was named “the most dangerous man on the planet” by environmental activists in 2003 when his face appeared on a “wanted” poster at a global warming conference he was attending in Milan, Italy. Fifteen years later, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okl... Read More

Wildland fire risk is above normal in central, southern Plains

The central and southern Plains, including much of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas have a higher than usual potential of wildland fire through April, according to Kansas State University scientists and a government organization that assesses such risks. ... Read More