KNEB.tv News: January 18, 2022

KNEB.tv News: January 18, 2022

Today on KNEB.tv News: Friday crash claims the lives of Dawes County womenSHS student receives valuable scholarship for JROTCPanhandle man announces his bid to run for Attorney General https://youtu.be/cD8FyD2LhDo
Progress Against Human Trafficking Highlighted at Proclamation Signing

Progress Against Human Trafficking Highlighted at Proclamation Signing

Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed January as “Human Trafficking Awareness Month” during a press conference at the State Capitol Tuesday morning, highlighting the State’s work to raise awareness of human trafficking, to investigate and prosecute trafficking crimes, and to support survivors. Nebraska Attorney General (AG) Doug Peterson and Nebraska State Patrol…
Ricketts Endorses Pillen for Republican Gubernatorial Nomination

Ricketts Endorses Pillen for Republican Gubernatorial Nomination

Pete Ricketts has thrown his support behind N-U Regent and agribusinessman Jim Pillen among the crowded field of candidates seeking the Republican nomination to be the next Governor of Nebraska. Ricketts announced his endorsement of Pillen at a news conference at the State Capitol building Tuesday morning, before joining Pillen…
Scottsbluff Winter Farmers Market Moves to Legacy of the Plains Museum

Scottsbluff Winter Farmers Market Moves to Legacy of the Plains Museum

If you missed the Scottsbluff Winter Farmer's Market this past weekend, you're not alone. Organizer Lydia Scott says the operation needed to find a new home after it was told by the Gering business where it had been located that the company needed to resume using that space for their…
County Bridge Near Lyman Selected for NDOT Bridge Match Funding

County Bridge Near Lyman Selected for NDOT Bridge Match Funding

Scotts Bluff County will once again be receiving money from the Nebraska Department of Roads County Bridge Match fund to replace an old structure across one of the county's many waterways. Officials tell KNEB News the project to replace a bridge on County Road 5 northeast of Lyman at Horse…
New Signs to be More than for Library Programs, Patrons

New Signs to be More than for Library Programs, Patrons

The Lied Scottsbluff Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of 3 digital signs that will be used to connect with the community. The signs are mounted on the pergola at the front of the library, and face 3rd Avenue, 4th Avenue, and 18th Street. The signs will be…
SHS Air Force Jr. ROTC Cadet Receives Award Toward Pilot’s License Training

SHS Air Force Jr. ROTC Cadet Receives Award Toward Pilot’s License Training

Maxwell AFB, AL – Michael Mickey a cadet First Lieutenant Air Force Junior ROTC cadet at Scottsbluff High School has received a scholarship to attend an accredited aviation university participating in a Private Pilot Certificate training program in the summer of 2022.  Cadet Mickey is one of 200 Air Force…
Republican State Senator to Challenge Fortenberry in Primary

Republican State Senator to Challenge Fortenberry in Primary

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Republican state senator and former speaker of the Legislature is challenging Congressman Jeff Fortenberry who is facing federal charges as he runs for re-election. State Sen. Mike Flood of Norfolk announced Sunday that he will challenge Fortenberry in the state's First CongressionalDistrict. Flood will face…
Scotts Bluff County Soroptimists Senior Awards

Scotts Bluff County Soroptimists Senior Awards

Soroptimist International of ScottsBluff County is announcing a scholarship for area graduating senior girls. The Soroptimist Senior Award was established to recognize outstanding contributions by a young female who improves the quality of life in her family and fellow citizens though commitment to school, communityand country. It is NOT an…
Jerry Chlopek Elected NPPD Board Chair for 2022

Jerry Chlopek Elected NPPD Board Chair for 2022

Jerry Chlopek of Columbus was elected as Chair of Nebraska Public Power District’s (NPPD) Board of Directors for 2022 following that body’s annual election of officers Wednesday in Columbus. Also elected were Melissa Freelend of Kearney as first vice chair, Ed Schrock of Holdrege/Elm Creek as second vice chair, and…