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Legion baseball: WESTCO and Gering weekend recaps

Here's a look at how area teams fared over the weekend plus the broadcast schedule for a couple of games this week here at KNEB. WESTCO Zephyrs The Z's went 1-4 on their swing to the eastern side of the state. WESTCO dropped two games on Thursd... Read More

Nebraska State High School Finals Rodeo Results

HASTINGS, NEB. (June 17, 2019) – The Nebraska High School Rodeo season wrapped up last weekend with the high school finals in Hastings at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Rodeo athletes from across the Cornhusker State competed in two go-rounds on Jun... Read More

Ruiz Foods Products Inc. Recalls Bacon Breakfast Wrap Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

WASHINGTON – Ruiz Foods Products Inc., a Denison, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 246,514 pounds of frozen, not ready-to-eat (NRTE) breakfast wrap products containing bacon that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, speci... Read More

ROUND ONE RECAP: Big Iron Realty's Fridays in the Field

Round One of Big Iron Realty's Fridays in the Field is now complete. Did you miss an episode? Scroll to the bottom to catch the first round of features! Every Friday since May 10th, members of the Rural Radio Network have met with producers across... Read More

Emergence of Soybean Gall Midge in Southern Cass County, NE

On June 14 and 15, 2019, soybean gall midge adults (Figure 1) were collected from Cass County (red dots; Figure 2). For more information on the larvae and plant injury see this UNL CropWatch article. Trap sites in Saunders and Lancaster counties ar... Read More

Wyoming beats Nebraska in 6-Man Shootout at CSC

Wyoming beat Nebraska 50-48 on a touchdown pass at the gun last night to cap a wild finish in the 8th annual 6-Man Shootout all-star football game at Chadron State College. Wyoming's second straight win gives them a 5-3 lead in the series. Nebrask... Read More

Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring's torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham's land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting his crops. Unlike other farmers, though, Dunham won't get a pie... Read More

32nd annual Tour de Nebraska Bicycle Tour ~ Safety Tips for Motorists

A total of 467 cyclists on the 32ndAnnual Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will roll out of Sidney on Wednesday, June 19 and travel five days to Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff and Bridgeport in western Nebraska’s panhandle, according to Charlie Sch... Read More

'Like quicksand': Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The sea of shifting soybean kernels had risen to Jay Butterfield's knees inside a tall grain bin on his Ohio farm. "I knew I was in trouble then," the 70-year-old said. "Because it's just like being in quicksand or cement."... Read More

Gering woman injured in early morning pickup v. pedestrian accident

The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office responded to car vs. pedestrian accident on 21st Avenue south of South Beltline Highway at approximately 2:15 a.m. Sunday. A 2003 Dodge Durango  driven by 28–year-old Ethan Allen of Mitchell was headin... Read More

NBB Applauds Bipartisan Bill to Limit RFS Small Refinery Exemptions

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) today thanked Sens. Deb Fischer (R-NE), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), John Thune (R-SD), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for introducing legislation (S. 1840) that would require small refi... Read More

Summer Hours to Start at Scotts Bluff National Monument

The busy summer season is in full swing at Scotts Bluff National Monument. To accommodate increased visitation and longer daylight hours, extended operating hours will take effect on Monday, June 17th. The Summer Visitor Center hours will be from 8:... Read More

Commission to consider recommendation for mountain lion season

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider a staff recommendation to approve a proposed 2020 mountain lion season when it meets June 21 in Alma. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. at Alma Country Club, 102 Dick Brown Memorial Drive. A public... Read More

Recent Morrill High School graduate killed in I-80 accident

An 18-year-old Henry man, who just one month ago graduated from Morrill High School, has died from injuries sustained in a Friday afternoon accident in Lincoln County. It occurred around 4:12 p.m. near mile marker 155 on Interstate 80, about three... Read More