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Heritage Health Add'l Benefit Pilot Delayed by Biden CMS

DHHS announced Wednesday that the state will not receive approval from CMS for the Heritage Health Adult Phase II implementation plan in time to begin the demonstration on April 1, 2021. The Herita... Read More

US Drug Agents: 2020 Drug Seizures Surged in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal drug agents say the seizure of illegal drugs in Nebraska surged last year and warn that methamphetamine and the powerful painkiller fentanyl remain dangerous threats in the state. The Omaha field division of the U.S. D... Read More

The Sunrise Report LIVE from the Nebraska Ag Expo | Wednesday`

Day two is underway at the second largest indoor farm show! Bryce Doeschot and Alex Voichoskie give a preview of what the day will bring. Doors open 8:30 am- 4:30 pm at the Lancaster Event Center. ...... Read More

Man Convicted of Stealing GoFundMe Donations for Crash Victim's Family Sentenced

A 37-year-old Scottsbluff man has been sentenced after  stealing more than $5,000 raised through a GoFundMe campaign to benefit the children of a local woman killed in a car crash. In August, Febronio “JR” Plasencio Jr. was charged with a Cla... Read More

BBR: Strong Business Expectations Point to Solid Growth thru Mid-2021

Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during January 2021, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The leading indicator rose by 0.72%, marking the fourth consecutive monthly increase. “The ri... Read More

HUD Awards Nearly $14.7 Million to Improve, Preserve Public Housing in Nebraska

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $14,683,513 to public housing authorities in Nebraska. Here in the Panhandle, nine public housing authorities received funding totaling $778,065, and are listed below: Alliance ... Read More

Husker Men come up short against Penn State despite career night by Allen

Teddy Allen put on a record-breaking performance Tuesday night as the Nebraska men's basketball team took Penn State down to the wire before falling 86-83. Allen finished with a career-high 41 points on 16-of-24 shooting, including six 3-pointers... Read More News: February 23, 2021

Today on News: A pair of Gering man facing charges for alleged involvement with juvenile females PPHD provides latest COVID numbers U.S. Rep. Don Bacon makes a stop in Gering Catch those stories and a whole lot more- right now ... Read More

Alliance to Offer City Manager Post to Hecksel

The Alliance City Council Tuesday voted to offer the community's City Manager post to Jeffrey Hecksel. Following interviews last week with Hecksel and James Thomas of Claremore, Oklahoma, Mayor Mike Dafney told KNEB News the council voted 4-1 in f... Read More

Cheyenne Man Held in Connection with Toddler's Death

A 27-year-old Cheyenne man is in custody awaiting charges related to the death of a 2-year-old boy who's body was found in a dumpster on Friday. After receiving a report of the missing child around the 500 block of Desmet Drive around 1 p.m. on Fr... Read More

Bayard Residents Hear Survey Results, Options on Grocery Store

An effort to keep a grocery store presence in the city of Bayard would have minimum start-up costs in excess of $300,000, which would come from a variety of sources. That's a portion of what residents heard Monday night during a meeting hosted by ... Read More