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WNCC women's basketball inks Wichita's Taylor Joplin

Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball coach Chad Gibney is hot on the recruiting trail and inked his first player for next year Kansas senior Taylor Joplin signed on to play for the ... Read More

Scottsbluff moves to provide funds for workforce housing match

The Scottsbluff City Council has green-lit allocating a large chunk of its LB840 funds towards a matching grant aimed at creating new workforce housing in the area. During last year's legislative session, Nebraska lawmakers passed LB518- which ado... Read More

Wisconsin grocery stores testing new technology

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — At Woodman's Market, grocery shoppers can grab a cart, fill it with food, and have a cashier ring them up — business as usual. But for the more adventurous, the store is also a self-described "testing ground" for technolog... Read More

U.S. faces oversupply of antibiotic-free chicken: Sanderson Farms

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Supplies of chicken raised without antibiotics are outstripping demand, a major U.S. poultry producer said on Tuesday, a sign of overproduction that could eat into processors’ profits. Large chicken and restaurant companies, ... Read More

Senator introduces constitutional amendment to bring medical cannabis to Nebraska voters in November

Today, Lincoln Senator Anna Wishart  introduced a constitutional amendment to bring medical cannabis before Nebraska voters in 2018. In recent years, multiple bills on the subject have received widespread support, including Sen. Wishart’s Medi... Read More

Investigation finds no conflict in Yankton hog farms votes

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — An investigation has found that three commissioners didn't violate South Dakota's conflict of interest statute by approving several hog operations in a southeastern county. The Yankton County commissioners themselves asked f... Read More

Broadway Bombers Softball announces meeting and tryout dates

The Broadway Bombers will be holding a parent/player meeting on Wednesday, January 24th at 6 p.m. at the Elite Health Center (820 W. 42nd St., Scottsbluff). This parent/player meeting is for anyone interested in trying out for the Broadway Bombers... Read More

Omaha community activist announces as Democratic candidate for Governor

An Omaha community activist has announced her intention to run for Governor as a Democrat. Vanessa Ward told KNEB News she has served her community for over 30 years working to bring people together for a common cause. Ward says she plans to tr... Read More

Grant funding offered in Kansas, Nebraska for wood-based biochar

The Kansas Forest Service and Nebraska Forest Service have partnered with private industry to form the Great Plains Biochar Initiative. The result is grant funding available for biochar development. Biochar is a carbon-rich organic product with mu... Read More

Despite court challenges, Keystone XL developer moving forward

The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline says it is moving forward with its plans and hopes to begin construction next year. TransCanada Corp. said Thursday that its decision builds on the Nebraska Public Service Commission's decision to approve ... Read More

Iowa Group Calls for Ban on New Livestock Facilities

A group in Iowa wants state lawmakers to ban the construction of animal confinements until Iowa’s water quality is significantly improved. With ties to the Humane Society of the United States, the Iowa Alliance for Responsible Agriculture is ask... Read More