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Carissa and Chris Smith honored as First State Bank's Community Champion for July

For July’s Community Champion, the staff at First State Bank tracked down nominees Chris and Carissa Smith,  who are best known for their work with Firefighter Ministry and First Baptist Church's D... Read More

Nebraska Grazing Conference is Aug. 6-8 in Kearney

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 19, 2018 – Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policymakers and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of grazing lands are encouraged to register for the 18th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference... Read More

Chaloupka: Gage County needs to acknowledge $28 million judgement

Scottsbluff attorney Maren Chaloupka says it is time the Gage County Commissioners "acknowledge the judgement" and pay the Beatrice Six the $28.1 million awarded to them for wrongfully being convicted of murder. Chaloupka, who represents one of th... Read More

House Moves to Send Farm Bill to Conference Committee, Appoints Conferees

In conjunction with the motion to proceed to conference on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, House Democratic and Republican leaders named the House conferees, or members who will seek to resolve the differences between the two chamb... Read More

Omaha mayor calls for online sales tax collection

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is putting pressure on state officials to pass legislation that would allow Nebraska to collect online sales taxes. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Stothert sent a letter to Gov. Pete Ricketts and state senators enco... Read More

Alliance in the process to find successor for City Manager

The city of Alliance Friday will begin reviewing applications from people who have expressed interest in being the successor to current City Manager Rick Kuckkahn. The former long-time Scottsbluff city Manager told KNEB News Alliance has been adve... Read More

Dinneen to Become RFA Advisor, Cooper CEO

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) made an announcement  that marks the beginning of a new era for the ethanol industry’s leading trade association. Executive Vice President Geoff Cooper will assume the position of President and ... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - July 19, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports from Washington D.C. Agriculture feature stories: ...... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Furnas County as Newest Nebraska Livestock Friendly County

BEAVER CITY – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Furnas County as the newest county in Nebraska to be designated a Livestock Friendly County (LFC). The Livestock Friendly County program is administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture... Read More

Missing Sidney girl found safe in Colorado; AMBER Alert lifted

The Sidney Police Department says 6-week-old Betty Zamora- the subject of Wednesday’s AMBER Alert- has been found safe and unharmed  in Colorado. 37-year-old Maria Campa and 41-year-old Carlos Zamora Jr. were apprehended in Logan County and tak... Read More

Authorities arrest shoplifting suspect after pursuit

A man who fled from Scottsbluff Police as they responded to a reported shoplifting call at Wal-Mart Wednesday afternoon is in the Scotts Bluff County Jail on various felony and misdemeanor charges. The man, later identified as 38 year old John McK... Read More