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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

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 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

One Injured in Grain Semi Crash on South Edge of Gering Tuesday Morning

One person was injured this morning when a semi pulling a grain trailer ran off Highway 71 south of Gering. First responders were called to the scene near 14th Street around 8:30 a.m., finding the trailer on its' side, and the semi on the roof on ... Read More

NPPD: Electrical Bills Will be Affected by Usage but No Rate Change

The recent sub-zero weather conditions in Nebraska and throughout the Midwest are expected to impact consumer electric bills, but Nebraska Public Power District does not foresee the same magnitude some in Texas may face. Electric demand on NPPD’... Read More

Regional Sleep Center Redevelopment Plan Approved by Gering Council

The Gering City Council has given approval of a redevelopment plan for a new $2.6 million regional sleep clinic in Gering to be located on the southwest corner of 10th Street and Country Club Road. BriMark Medical would build the 9,000 square foot... Read More