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Upper Big Blue NRD Board of Directors Elect Officer Positions for 2019-20

The Upper Big Blue NRD Board of Directors met Thursday, January 17, 2019, at the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District office to discuss and vote on January’s committee actions and reports.  Du... Read More

Survey: Only 1-in-5 Consumers Think Plant-Based Imitators Should be Called Milk

ARLINGTON, Va. – With only six days to go before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) comment period on fake milks ends, new consumer research shows Americans widely disapprove of dairy terms being appropriated by fake-milk producers, as wel... Read More

Northam awards grants to preserve farmland

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration is giving grants to six local governments that will be used to preserve farmland. Northam recently announced that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services was awarding more than $633,000 to A... Read More

Hemp poised for another growth spurt in Kentucky *VIDEO*

Freed from the list of federally banned substances, hemp is about to have another growth spurt in Kentucky.  The state's agriculture commissioner said Tuesday that his department has approved 1,035 applications to produce up to 42,086 acres (17,000... Read More

Former EWC President named interim Goshen County Schools Superintendent

The former president at Eastern Wyoming College has been tapped to temporarily take on the superintendent's duties at the Goshen County School District later this year. Board of Trustees Chair Katherine Patrick says Dr. Richard Patterson will assu... Read More

Bunge Names Gregory A. Heckman Acting Chief Executive Officer

Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), a leader in agriculture, food and ingredients, today announced that Board member Gregory A. Heckman, a seasoned agribusiness executive, has been appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He replaces So... Read More

Nebraska senators maintain status quo on filibusters

Nebraska lawmakers aren't likely to make any changes this year to rules that determine how long senators can mount a filibuster to block bills they oppose. A proposal to change the legislative rule was withdrawn Tuesday after lawmakers debated the... Read More

Goshen Schools Trustees take pulse on 4-day school week proposal

The Goshen County Schools Board of Trustees heard a lot of comments to consider Monday night as parents, patrons and teachers voiced their opinions on the 4-day school week being proposed by district administration. Based on current schedules, adm... Read More

Failed equipment leads to power outage in Torrington

A non-weather related equipment failure left a good portion of Torrington without power early Tuesday morning. Electric Superintendent Dana Yountz tells KNEB News power was lost right around 3:00 a.m. when one of two circuits from the Western Area... Read More

Gering Schools announces new HS Principal, Community Engagement Director

Gering Public Schools has announced the hiring of two top positions in the District. In pair of releases from Superintendent Bob Hastings, it was announced late Monday that Rocky Schneider will join the district in July, taking over as High School... Read More

Economy slips among trade disputes and partial government shutdown

The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index for January was still above growth neutral but did fall overall to 51.5 from December's 54.2, in ten state region. In Nebraska, the RMI for January sank to 50.9 from December’s 53.7. “What we... Read More