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University of Nebraska Engineers Develop Drone to Ignite Prescribed Burns

OMAHA (DTN) -- Ranchers who use prescribed burns to control invasive plant species on their pastures could soon receive some help from above. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have de... Read More

July 22, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.99 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.99 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.99 (+0.11) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.38 (+0.11) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.38 (+0.11) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Nebraska State Patrol consolidating dispatch centers; will affect 6 local jobs

The Nebraska State Patrol is getting ready to begin phase two of a three phase plan to consolidate the six NSP Communication Centers down to three. In 2014, the first phase completed with the closure of the Troop B- Norfolk Communication Centers, ... Read More

NCTA names Dean’s awards

Curtis, Neb. – The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis announced academic honors for the spring semester of 2016. Nine students were named to the Dean’s List with a 4.00 grade point average and 43 students were named to the Dea... Read More

Fire destroys Alliance mobile home, displaces family of five

A family of five escaped from a fire that destroyed an Alliance mobile home Thursday evening. photo courtesy Troy Shoemaker Alliance Fire Chief Troy Shoemaker told KNEB News crews were called to structure fire a D7 Meadows in Alliance just bef... Read More

Plea agreements reached in 2 burglary cases

Two men charged in separate burglary cases entered plea changes in their cases in Scotts Bluff County District Court Thursday. Jeremy Masoner had pleaded not guilty in March to multiple charges in relation to the burglary of an auto repair shop in... Read More

Platte Valley Companies celebrates 20 years

It was a milestone day for Platte Valley Companies on Thursday, as they celebrated 20 years serving the community. PVC  President Hod Kosman says his grandfather started banking in the Valley in 1909 when irrigation became available in Valley b... Read More

USSEC Announces EU Approval of Three Soy Events

ST. LOUIS (July 22, 2016) – The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) is pleased to announce the long awaited European Union approval of three biotech soy traits for import and processing. The three stacked events are: Monsanto’s Xtend (dicamb... Read More

Driver escapes serious injury following semi rollover on Highway 71

A Friday morning rollover accident on Highway 71 takes a semi trailer out of commission and caused lane closures. The accident occurred around 8 a.m. Friday in the southbound lane, about one-half-mile south of the Gering exit on Highway 71. 31-... Read More

July 21, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.88 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.88 (+0.01) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.88 (+0.01) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.27 (-0.01) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.27 (-0.01) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Class B Area 7 Legion Tournament starts tonight

Someone is heading to Plattsmouth for the Class B State Legion Baseball Tournament. Which team that will be is anybody's guess. The Class B Area 7 Tournament is this weekend in Chadron at Maurice Horse Field. Friday night's opening round games ... Read More