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National FFA Organization Awards More Than $2.7 Million in Scholarships

INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, April 27, 2017/National FFA Organization) – The National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation has awarded more than $2.7 million in scholarships to 1,884 recipients. ... Read More

Appropriations Committee to reconvene after Economic Forecasting Board projection

Appropriations Committee Chair John Stinner of Gering told KNEB News he'll be reconvening the committee today (thursday) after the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board set new revenue estimates on Wednesday that indicated the state will be ad... Read More

Administration Proposes Comprehensive Tax Reform Plan, Includes Repeal of Death Tax

Yesterday afternoon, top officials in the Trump Administration released their proposal for comprehensive tax reform, calling it the “biggest tax cut in U.S. history.” The plan is designed to serve as the starting point as Congress and the Admini... Read More

NPPD plans outage for northern Panhandle maintenance

The Nebraska Public Power District says power will be cut off for about three hours Thursday afternoon in some parts of the northern Panhandle. The utility says it must cut power around 3:30 p.m. to perform maintenance on a switch. That will leave... Read More

High school schedule changes

Here's a rundown of some high school sports schedule changes over the next few days. The Chadron boys golf invite scheduled for today (Thursday) has been moved to next Monday, May 1st. The girls tennis invite at McCook for Scottsbluff and Ger... Read More

National Biodiesel Board Applauds New Biodiesel Tax Credit Bill

Today the National Biodiesel Board applauded the introduction of a bipartisan biodiesel tax credit bill that would convert the blender’s credit for biodiesel to a $1-per-gallon production credit for fuels produced in the United States for three yea... Read More

Gering's Heimbouch signs to play at WNCC

Sydney Heimbouch didn’t have to look far to find the right collegiate program to continue her soccer career with. The Gering High School senior signed with Western Nebraska Community College on Wednesday. “I decided to go there because it is cl... Read More

WNCC baseball tops McCook 7-5

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team scored five second-inning runs to earn a big 7-5 Empire Conference win over McCook Community College Wednesday afternoon at Cleveland Field. The win moves the Cougars to a full game ahead of secon... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

April 26th INTERLEAGUE= Toronto at St. Louis 7:15 p.m. ___= AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Chi White Sox 5 Kansas City 2 Final Cleveland 7 Houston 6 Final Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 4, 11 Innings Final Seattle 8 Detroit 0 Final N-Y Yankees 3 Bost... Read More

Corn with a cover of grass

The phrase “a double-edged sword” describes something that is beneficial in some ways but problematic in others. One example is removing maize stover (the husks, stems and leaves of corn plants) from fields. Maize stover is used to make cellulosi... Read More

(VIDEO) EPW Committee Testimony: WOTUS Rule Won’t Hold Up In Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today participated in a hearing focused on reviewing the technical, scientific, and legal basis of the Obama administration... Read More