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Julie Marshall new Regional West Foundation Director

Regional West Health Services announced Friday that Julie Marshall of Scottsbluff has accepted the position of Regional West Foundation Director. Marshall will succeed current Foundation Director, She... Read More

Bacon Shortage Unlikely Despite Record-Low U.S. Pork Belly Stocks

A second straight month of record low U.S. pork belly inventories in January will likely intensify speculation about a potential national bacon shortage, but analysts said more supply will soon be available. In early February, the Ohio Pork Counci... Read More

Snowstorm pushes back Panhandle Polar Plunge one week

People who were looking forward to either participating or watching the 2017 Panhandle Polar Plunge will have to wait another week. Due to the issues that Thursday's snowstorm has created, organizers decided to postpone the annual fundraiser for t... Read More

Nebraska senators kill bill to allow debit cards for keno

Nebraska lawmakers have killed a bill that would have let bar patrons play more games of keno per hour and allowed them to pay with debit and prepaid cards. Senators voted 24-9 on Friday to indefinitely postpone the measure for the year. Gambling ... Read More

USDA Outlook Forum Sees Lower Production in 2017

In its early forecast for crop production, USDA's Outlook for crops lowers corn, soybean and wheat production for the 2017-18 crop year. In its early forecast for crop production, USDA's Outlook for crops lowers corn, soybean and wheat product... Read More

Plains HRW is Generally Dry and Vulnerable to Frost Damage

USDA reported state planted area statistics for hard red winter (HRW), soft red winter (SRW) and soft white (SW) winter wheat in its Jan. 12 Winter Wheat and Canola Seeding Report. At this week’s Wheat Quality Council and Plains Grains Inc. board m... Read More

Alliance begins vetting finalists for city manager

The Alliance city council has begun the vetting process on the five finalists for the city manager. Interim City Manager Rick Kuckkahn says the council is completing initial "Skype" interviews this week with the candidates to gain a first impressi... Read More

NSP, Trucking Association, Launch Trooper in a Truck Program

The Nebraska State Patrol and the Nebraska Trucking Association are starting a new collaborative safety project called “Trooper in a Truck.” The statewide project is designed to identify and address unsafe driving behaviors in and around larg... Read More

Feb. 23, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.25 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.25 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.25 (steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.68 (-0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.68 (-0.01) Frenchman Va... Read More

Russian String Orchestra to perform at Midwest Theater Monday evening

The Russian String Orchestra, which includes some of Russia's finest young string players, will perform at the Midwest Theater Monday evening as part of the Theater's Performing Arts Series. Founded in 1991, the orchestra has carved a niche for it... Read More

HS basketball: Morrill girls game moved to Saturday, tonight's schedule

KNEB just received word that the girls D1-6 District final between Morrill and Dundy County-Stratton originally scheduled for tonight has been postponed to Saturday. The game will start at 7 p.m. at Paxton High School. Two other games scheduled fo... Read More