Cougar men open Saturday

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team can’t wait to get the season started on Saturday  . The Cougars open the season against Northwest College at 3 p.m. at Cougar Palace... Read More

WNCC Aviation scholarships awarded

SCOTTSBLUFF, NE <October 30, 2014> -- Four veterans enrolled in the Western Nebraska Community College Aviation Program in Sidney each received a scholarship of $500 over a two-semester period. An award ceremony took place at the WNCC Sidney c... Read More

Damaged CSC art returned to campus after repairs

CHADRON -- After nearly three years, a  Chadron State College art  sculpture has been returned to Chadron State College. In 2012, the Willian Artis sculpture on display in Memorial Hall as part of Chadron State College’s permanent collection, was... Read More

Fire at U.S. Chicory early Thursday morning

Scottsbluff Rural Fire Chief Paul Reisig says a dryer that was operating at excessive temperatures caused a fire at U.S. Chicory in Scottsbluff early Thursday morning. Reisig says four trucks and seven personnel responded to the site shortly after... Read More

COOL Reform Coaltion Asks Congress for Immediate Action

The COOL Reform Coalition has sent a letter to Congress asking for immediate action to change the Country of Origin Labeling rule for muscle cuts of meat. The letter states, " On October 20, 2014, a World Trade Organization (WTO) Compliance Panel re... Read More

American Ethanol Gets Loud and Proud in Texas

Corn farmers in the Lone Star State are bringing their message about the benefits of American Ethanol to NASCAR fans at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend with one of the largest E15 promotions of the year. "We have done 12 major promotions this ye... Read More

The 2nd annual "Save a Rack at Backaracks" bra auction to raise funds for Festival of Hope was a huge success Wednesday night, generating $30,000. The money included bids from auctioned decorated bras, a 50/50 raffle and votes from participants on th... Read More

Over half a million dollars in drug money seized in traffic stops

A Nebraska sheriff says deputies have seized nearly $560,000 in suspected drug money in recent traffic stops. The Lincoln Journal Star reports  that the money was confiscated in three separate stops in Lancaster County. The biggest bust came... Read More

Ricketts says

Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts says if he is elected, he will work to "change the culture" at the Nebraska Department of Corrections. Ricketts told KNEB News in order to accomplish what he wants to do, a change of leadership is n... Read More

Midwest Theater to feature

A restored and remastered version of the motion picture blockbuster "Ghostbusters" will be shown Friday evening at Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff. Midwest Theater's Gwen Schwanke says they will have a costume contest prior to the start of the show... Read More

Rated lady Cougars ready to open season

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team enter this weekend’s season opening contests with plenty of incentives. For starters, the Cougar women will be vying for a third straight Region IX championship after finishing las... Read More