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RAGBRAI Cyclist Killed In Collision With Pickup

The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) got off to a sad start Sunday morning when a cyclist was killed in a collision with a pickup truck on Highway 34. The Iowa State Patrol s... Read More

Husker punter dead after Wisconsin traffic accident

LINCOLN - The University of  Nebraska has confirmed that senior punter, Sam Foltz, is dead after a traffic accident in Wisconsin. The University of Nebraska Athletics Department is deeply saddened to confirm that senior punter Sam Foltz was tragi... Read More

Is Temperature Changing Genetic Resistance to Pests?

We humans may not have adapted to this summer's sweltering rays, but for a few agronomic pests, warmer weather is what makes them thrive. With temperatures rising and insects adapting, the days of following a "fly-free" date for wheat planting are... Read More

Gering, Bridgeport pick up postseason wins

Gering Platte Valley Companies rallied yesterday for a 9-7 win over Ogallala on day one of the Class B Area 7 Tournament in Chadron. Things didn't look good early as Gering trailed 6-2 after three and a half innings. Gering then put together tw... Read More

Director of detention center equine program fired

Scotts Bluff County has fired the director of the equine program at the county's detention center. Board Chair Mark Masterton told KNEB News Saturday Steve Smith was fired Thursday for personnel issues that had nothing to do with a Nebraska State ... Read More

Scottsbluff man only western Nebraska delegate at Democratic National Convention

Scottsbluff resident Jeff Leanna will be heading to Philadelphia as western Nebraska’s only delegate to the Democratic National Convention. In fact, he is the only delegate elected west of the Lexington, NE area. This will be Leanna’s fourth n... Read More

Companies Will Wait for GMO Labeling Rules

Rules for labeling foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMO) will be drafted by USDA and food companies are waiting to see what the rules will look like before modifying their existing labeling policies. "We look forward to reviewing the ... Read More

Out of state firms recruiting Wyoming mine workers

Out-of-state mining companies looking for workers are finding fertile recruiting ground in Campbell County. About 600 coal miners in the county have been laid off this year because of the downturn in Wyoming's energy industry. Colorado-based New... Read More

TPP On Agenda for Obama Confab With Mexico's President

Trade issues, including the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, are expected to be high on the agenda when President Barack Obama meets Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday. "I would anticipate that the two leaders will s... Read More

Nebraska unemployment rate remains one of lowest in nation

Nebraska's unemployment rate stayed at 3% for the 13th straight month in June, keeping the state #3 in the nation behind South Dakota at 2.7% and New Hampshire at 2.8%. The national rate for just was 4.9%. The Scottsbluff Micropolitan Statistical ... Read More

(AUDIO) Spring Weather Brought Crop Damage And So Could Summer Heat

The 2016 growing season brought several crop damaging weather events. Not all areas impacted across the state, but summer heat can be just as worrisome. Spring storms brought flooding, wind and hail – all taking their tole on fields. Dr. Roger E... Read More