New App Developed for Small-Scale Gardeners and Farmers

Knowing what to plant and when is vital information both for farmers and for gardeners who want to grow their own fruits and vegetables. The Growers Nation app, officially released last Friday, provid... Read More

Kimball phone service restored, Minatare still asking for reduced water use.

Minatare residents are being asked to limit their use of water due to the large amounts of rain the town has received in the last 48 hours. The city says sewers are full and pumps are working overtime to handle the load. Residents are being asked ... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Reminds Farmers, Ranchers of Sales Tax Change

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is reminding farmers and ranchers that repair and replacement parts for agricultural machinery and equipment will no longer be subject to Nebraska sales and use taxes, effective Oct. 1. The... Read More

Lawmakers will look at new prison sentencing snafu

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A legislative committee will investigate Nebraska's newest  prison sentencing snafu, which took place while officials were rounding up inmates who were released too early. Sen. Steve Lathrop, the committee's chairman, said Tu... Read More

I-80 stop near Hershey nets 35.7 pounds of pot

A traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Lincoln County has led to the seizure of nearly 36 pounds of marijuana and two arrests. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, just before 1:30 p.m. Monday, a trooper stopped an eastbound 2014 Nissan Maxima for ... Read More

Scottsbluff shooting victim identified

Scotts Bluff County Attorney Dave Eubanks says 44 year old Kerrie Kier of Scottsbluff has been identified as the woman who died in a shooting at a Scottsbluff residence. Eubanks told KNEB News the shooting, which occurred at 1101 Avenue E, has been d... Read More

Rural Scottsbluff man sentenced to minimum 60 years in prison for child sexual assault

A 47 year old rural Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to a minimum of sixty years in prison for the sexual assault of a child. Michael Sessions was accused of sexually assaulting a child for thirteen years and was convicted of two counts of felon... Read More

Blessing of the Animals to be held Sunday

Pet owners will gather this Sunday for the Blessing of the Animals, celebrated by the clergy of St. Francis Episcopal church and hosted by the Panhandle Humane Society. The Pet Blessing will take place at the Gazebo in the center of Centennial Par... Read More

Scouting for Waterhemp Now

INDIANAPOLIS — Sept. 30, 2014 — Waterhemp continues to top the list of challenging weeds to control in cornfields and ignoring it can be costly. Waterhemp is one of the most common weeds for Midwest growers and has been especially difficult t... Read More

Scotts Bluff County roads all passable after heavy rains

All the rural Scotts Bluff County roads are passable and no roads are closed despite a general four inch rainfall throughout the county over the last 48 hours. Roads Superintendent Bob Bennett says the rain actually will help his crews gain a soli... Read More

2015 National Beef Ambassadors Selected

Rachel Purdy (Wyoming), Will Pohlman (Arkansas), Alicia Smith (Texas), Kalyn McKibben (Oklahoma), Demi Snider (Ohio) were chosen as the 2015 National Beef Ambassador Team at the annual National Beef Ambassador competition, which is funded in part by ... Read More