Blackburn Named National Sorghum Producers Director of Operations

LUBBOCK, Texas — The National Sorghum Producers has named Jennifer Blackburn director of operations. Blackburn previously held the position as NSP’s communications coordinator four and a half y... Read More

Lawmakers will look at new prison sentencing snafu

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A legislative committee will investigate Nebraska's newest  prison sentencing snafu, which took place while officials were rounding up inmates who were released too early. Sen. Steve Lathrop, the committee's chairman, said Tu... Read More

I-80 stop near Hershey nets 35.7 pounds of pot

A traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Lincoln County has led to the seizure of nearly 36 pounds of marijuana and two arrests. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, just before 1:30 p.m. Monday, a trooper stopped an eastbound 2014 Nissan Maxima for ... Read More

Scottsbluff shooting victim identified

Scotts Bluff County Attorney Dave Eubanks says 44 year old Kerrie Kier of Scottsbluff has been identified as the woman who died in a shooting at a Scottsbluff residence. Eubanks told KNEB News the shooting, which occurred at 1101 Avenue E, has been d... Read More

Rural Scottsbluff man sentenced to minimum 60 years in prison for child sexual assault

A 47 year old rural Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to a minimum of sixty years in prison for the sexual assault of a child. Michael Sessions was accused of sexually assaulting a child for thirteen years and was convicted of two counts of felon... Read More

Blessing of the Animals to be held Sunday

Pet owners will gather this Sunday for the Blessing of the Animals, celebrated by the clergy of St. Francis Episcopal church and hosted by the Panhandle Humane Society. The Pet Blessing will take place at the Gazebo in the center of Centennial Par... Read More

Scouting for Waterhemp Now

INDIANAPOLIS — Sept. 30, 2014 — Waterhemp continues to top the list of challenging weeds to control in cornfields and ignoring it can be costly. Waterhemp is one of the most common weeds for Midwest growers and has been especially difficult t... Read More

Scotts Bluff County roads all passable after heavy rains

All the rural Scotts Bluff County roads are passable and no roads are closed despite a general four inch rainfall throughout the county over the last 48 hours. Roads Superintendent Bob Bennett says the rain actually will help his crews gain a soli... Read More

2015 National Beef Ambassadors Selected

Rachel Purdy (Wyoming), Will Pohlman (Arkansas), Alicia Smith (Texas), Kalyn McKibben (Oklahoma), Demi Snider (Ohio) were chosen as the 2015 National Beef Ambassador Team at the annual National Beef Ambassador competition, which is funded in part by ... Read More

North Platte man has court appearance in Deuel Co. cocaine arrest

A 23 year old North Platte man arrested in Deuel County last Thursday had a first appearance in Cheyenne County District Court Monday on felony charges of Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Deliver and Possession of Cocaine. Court documents say ... Read More

Amazing two day rain totals in western Nebraska

The two day rain totals in the North Platte Valley are pretty amazing. they include 7 inches 35 miles north of Scottsbluff on the Plainsview Ranch ( the picture from Joyce Stark shows the rain gauge on the ranch)... Read More