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NAFTA Talks Reach Standstill

Agriculture and other contentious issues proposed by the U.S. during round four of the North American Free Trade Agreement talks has stalled the renegotiation effort. The U.S., Canada and Mexico have ... Read More News: October 18, 2017

Today on News: Scottsbluff airport officials weigh in the latest on Essential Air Service Nebraska Governor hopeful Sen. Bob Krist kicks off statewide listening tour in Scottsbluff VALTS celebrates their 600th graduate on Wednesday... Read More

McGrew man federally indicted on meth distribution charge

A 55-year-old McGrew man has been federally indicted after authorities found more than an ounce of methamphetamine in his vehicle last month. Greg Reichert was arrested September 1st  in the Menard’s parking lot after a Nebraska State Patrol in... Read More

VALTS celebrates 600th graduate during Wednesday celebration

It was a milestone day at Valley Alternative Learning and Transitioning School (VALTS), as the program graduates their 600th student. VALTS helps students earn their diploma in a more flexible learning environment. Today VALTS celebrated six ... Read More

Longstanding state employees recognized for years of service

Local state employees who have recently reached a milestone in years of service with the state were honored today in a brief ceremony at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center. Governor Ricketts Chief Human Resource Officer Jason Jackson hand... Read More

Ranchers Encouraged to Apply for Demonstration Ranch Funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has established a rangeland health initiative in Nebraska. The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is leading a state-wide effort to learn more about, and increase the adoption of, grazing managem... Read More

Erdman proposal would give $1.1B in property tax relief

Nebraska property owners would get $1.1 billion worth of annual tax relief under a proposal that supporters say they'll push in the Legislature and as an initiative petition drive. Sen. Steve Erdman of Bayard says a coalition of agricultural, bus... Read More

EAS decision in limbo as Airport authority waits for DOT order

The waiting game continues as the Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority is hoping for word soon on the assignment of a new airline to take up the Essential Air Service route between Scottsbluff and Denver. Airport Manager Darwin Skelton told KNEB ... Read More

Huskers To Face Mississippi State in Charity Exhibition Game

Lincoln -- The University of Nebraska and Mississippi State University basketball programs will look to raise money for hurricane victims, as the programs will square off in a charity exhibition game on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at Humphrey Coli... Read More

R-CALF USA Unhappy About Secretary Perdue's Decision  to Abandon the GIPSA Rules

Billings, Mont. - R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement following Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue's announcement that he is withdrawing one cattle-related GIPSA rule and refusing to take any action on the other cattle-relate... Read More

Governor hopeful Bob Krist embarks on statewide listening tour

A Nebraska state Senator who plans on challenging Gov. Pete Ricketts during next year's Gubernatorial election made a stop in Scottsbluff this morning to kickoff a state-wide listening tour. Bob Krist of Omaha says his nine plus years in the legis... Read More