2024 Panhandle Polar Plunge Set for Saturday Morning

2024 Panhandle Polar Plunge Set for Saturday Morning

The Panhandle Polar Plunge has challenged local participants to show support for Special Olympics Nebraska by plunging into the icy waters of the North Platte River. Those brave enough to run into the water this Saturday morning will be raising money by collecting pledges from family, friends and coworkers. https://youtu.be/KPheDApbWig…
Victims Identified in Bloomfield Double-Homicide

Victims Identified in Bloomfield Double-Homicide

FEBRUARY 21, 2024 (BLOOMFIELD, NEB.) — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release the names of the two victims killed in Tuesday’s shooting in Bloomfield. The victims have been identified as Curtis Strom, 77, and William Reffett, 49, both of Bloomfield. At approximately 9:30 a.m., Knox County received a…
Simon Contractors awarded Highland Road improvement contract

Simon Contractors awarded Highland Road improvement contract

A mill and asphalt overlay project for Highland Road from the Highway 26 intersection to the east will happen later this year, but not without some help from county road crews. Scotts Bluff County Roads Superintendent Steve Baird told Commissioners Tuesday that only one bid for the project was received…
Butch- PHS Pet of the Week

Butch- PHS Pet of the Week

Everybody this is Butch! Butch is roughly 10 years old and thriving you would never know he's even close to 10 by just looking at him he looks and acts like a young pup still! Butch is potty trained and he knows basic commands like sit - he's the best…
Open House to be held Wednesday on proposed Situla Energy solar project

Open House to be held Wednesday on proposed Situla Energy solar project

Members of the public wanting to learn more about the commercial-scale solar project proposed for southwestern Scotts Bluff County are invited to an open house Wednesday evening. https://youtu.be/hbfMF-2xXa0 Situla Solar Energy Project VP of Business Development Scott Ickes and Senior Project Manager Ethan Jahnke will host the event including a…
KNEB.tv News: February 20, 2024

KNEB.tv News: February 20, 2024

Today on KNEB.tv News: Cattle semi rollover in Banner County kills roughly 30 calves Three Gering City Council members file for re-election Minatare man caught with 38 grams of meth pleads no contest Gering FFA Hire a Helper Auction set for later this week Nebraska gas prices are on the…
New RWHS Chair and Board Members Named

New RWHS Chair and Board Members Named

A new chair was recently named to the combined Regional West Health Services and Regional West Medical Center board of directors, and two community members were welcomed to the board. Current board member Jim Trumbull was named Regional West board chair. The newly formed nominating committee, comprised of current board…
Sioux County Schools offers Superintendent contract to Baker

Sioux County Schools offers Superintendent contract to Baker

With two well-qualified candidates for its superintendent position, the Sioux County School Board voted 6-0 to offer a contract to Liz Baker Monday night. The details of the contract are yet to be determined. The board and a committee of community members and teachers interviewed Baker and Kris Freeland to…
Rural Minatare Man Pleads No Contest to Meth Distribution Charge

Rural Minatare Man Pleads No Contest to Meth Distribution Charge

A Minatare man caught with more than an ounce of meth during an October traffic stop will not be standing trial. 58-year-old Byron Talley was arrested after 38 grams of meth and $1,800 cash was discovered by Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Deputies. Last week in District Court, he pleaded no…