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Dwyer Joins USGC As Chief Economist

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to announce the hire of Michael Dwyer as the organization’s chief economist at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. “Mike has 35 years of experience wit... Read More

Mitchell council to reconsider whether to hire new city administrator

A month ago Mitchell Mayor Brian Taylor told KNEB News the city council had decided not to fill City Administrator Ty Abernethy's job and would try to take care of those responsibilities on their own. But Taylor confirmed to KNEB News Tuesday the ... Read More

Preparations underway for biggest tourism week of year in Gering

Tourism is one of Nebraska's largest industries, and local tourism leaders are hoping to highlight all the good things that the region has to offer during the 94th Annual Oregon Trail Days this weekend. Karla Niedan-Streeks of the Gering Conventio... Read More

Embracing technology in classroom focus of 2 day conference

Educators from across the region have convened onto the Harms Advanced Technology Center to get up-to-date on teaching skills for the 21st Century. Gering Public Schools are sponsoring the first ever Sugar Valley Technology Summit today and tomorr... Read More

230 property valuation protests fewest in 10 years

Scotts Bluff County Assessor Amy Ramos says the commissioners next week will hear the fewest number of protests in 10 years. Ramos says 230 valuation protests have been filed but her office will try to settle as many of those as they can over the ... Read More

2016 Nebraska Surface Transportation program released

Nebraska Department of Roads Director Kyle Schneweis has released the state's fiscal year 2016 Surface Transportation Program, the short-and-long-term plan for state road projects The 2016 package has 110 projects estimated to cost $505-million do... Read More

Big deadline arriving for Deter Dynasty Golf Tournament Friday

The 3rd Annual Deter Dynasty 4-Man Golf Scramble, presented by Gering Wrestling,  will be held Friday.  Tournament coordinator Frank Ybarra says they are sitting right around 30 teams as of Tuesday morning with a limit of 36.  He added the deadlin... Read More

Scottsbluff Council approves Webb redevelopment plan

The Scottsbluff city council Monday evening approved a redevelopment plan for the area adjacent to Avenue I and 42nd Street in Scottsbluff, where Dr.'s Jason and Sami Webb plan to locate a medical office plaza. Jason Webb thanked the council for a... Read More

Four-time Grammy nominee

Children and adults alike will enjoy a unique duo that have been together for 39 years when "Trout Fishing in America" performs at the Midwest Theater Friday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. Ezra Idlet says he and Keith Grimwood are not defined by a... Read More

Wyoming adds two natives to track program

University of Wyoming head track and field coach Bryan Berryhill announced Tuesday that Jerayah Davis and Jackson Wood will compete for the Cowgirls and Cowboys in 2015-16. Davis, a native of Casper, Wyo., has accepted a scholarship and will transfer... Read More

Armstrong and Collins named to watch lists

Nebraska juniors and team captains Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Maliek Collins were named to watch lists for prestigious national awards on Tuesday. Armstrong was among the players named to the watch list for the 79th annual Maxwell Award, given to Ame... Read More