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Panhandle Troopers uninjured after cruiser struck by car

Two troopers were uninjured late Tuesday night after the marked Nebraska State Patrol cruiser they were driving was struck by another vehicle at an intersection in Scottsbluff. The crash occurred at approximately 10:15 p.m., when the troopers were t... Read More

WNRA rolls out new fire truck

Western Nebraska Regional Airport has rolled out a new aircraft firefighting truck, which is expected to enter into service soon. Airport Manager Raul Aguallo told KNEB News the new truck carries 1,500 gallons of water, 200 gallons of liquid foam,... Read More

Senators criticize handling of Nebraska prison-riot report

Nebraska lawmakers are criticizing state corrections officials for not immediately releasing a less-than-flattering report about the causes of a deadly prison riot in May 2015. Members of a joint legislative committee voiced frustration Tuesday th... Read More

President Trump appoints Ricketts to advisory committee

President Donald Trump has appointed Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts to serve on an advisory committee for trade policy and negotiations. Ricketts announced the appointment Tuesday night and praised the president for pushing for "better trade dea... Read More News: December 11, 2018

Today on News: Gering Civic Center expansion discussed Longtime Gering Finance Director John Mejia and City part ways  Scottsbluff Public School officials pleased with progress the high school and its Career Academies Bill Boye... Read More

Police investigation at EWC concludes with no charges filed

No charges will be filed following an investigation at Eastern Wyoming College involving alleged underage drinking. In a statement issued by Torrington Police regarding the investigation, Chief of Police, Timothy Hurd, said, “After concluding an... Read More

Court of Appeals upholds conviction and sentence of Scottsbluff man

A 30-year-old Scottsbluff man found guilty of robbing a man of $50 worth of methamphetamine while threatening him with a machete has had his conviction and prison sentence upheld. Today the Nebraska Court of Appeals ruled on an appeal by Michael ... Read More

Torrington firefighters battle second house fire in as many weeks

It took firefighters about 3 hours to control a house fire in Torrington Monday afternoon. Torrington Volunteer Fire Chief Lance Petsch tells KNEB News fire crews were called to the 3600 block of Converse shortly after 2:30 p.m. to find flames had... Read More

Nebraska GOP lawmakers applaud WOTUS rollback proposal

Nebraska GOP lawmakers celebrated alongside farm and business leaders Tuesday as the Trump administration made good on one of its biggest promised environmental rollbacks, proposing to remove federal protections for thousands of waterways nationwide.... Read More

(Video) Silver bells, silver bells. It’s Christmas time in the capital city.

Silver bells, silver bells. It's Christmas time in the capital city. At the Nebraska State Capitol Rotunda on Sunday, dozens of Nebraskans gathered for the 71st annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Ring-a-ling, hear them ring The ceremony was ... Read More

Platte Valley Companies announces new acquisition

Scottsbluff based Platte Valley Companies continues to grow, after entering an agreement to acquire a Colorado-based bank. Today, PVC President/ CEO Hod Kosman announced that PVC's Mountain Valley Bank has entered into a definitive agreement to ac... Read More

Gering to seek state grant to help pay for Civic Center expansion

Gering Mayor Tony Kaufman has been authorized by the City Council to tell the state the city will be submitting a proposal for a matching grant through the Civic and Community Center Financing Fund program. If selected for a grant, the city would ... Read More

Bighorn sheep hunt is big gift for Auburn man

Christmas is just around the corner, but it was Father’s Day that brought a southeast Nebraska man and his son to northwest Nebraska this month for an experience of a lifetime. Dave Hunter and son Greg with the ram harvested at Fort Robinson ... Read More

Gering to seek new Finance Director after Council rejects Mejia appointment

The city of Gering will be looking for a new Finance Director starting Tuesday. The Gering City Council Monday night voted 5-3 against the reappointment of John Mejia to the post. Mejia had been city Finance Director for the past 12 years. Mayo... Read More