NIH Grant to Help Wachs Isolate Causes of Low Back Pain

NIH Grant to Help Wachs Isolate Causes of Low Back Pain

For all of the pain that stems from the lower back — an instigator of chronic distress in more than 500 million people worldwide — the details behind that pain have long bedeviled researchers. Supported by a new five-year, $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Nebraska’s Rebecca…
Willa Cather Childhood Home to Close August 15 for Restoration

Willa Cather Childhood Home to Close August 15 for Restoration

The Willa Cather Childhood Home in Red Cloud, Nebraska will close on August 15 to facilitate the first comprehensive restoration in over fifty years. This project is made possible through a Save America’s Treasures grant administered by the National Park Service, which is being matched dollar-for-dollar through a private fundraising effort. The…
Community Mourns the Death of Scottsbluff Fire Captain Ryan Lohr

Community Mourns the Death of Scottsbluff Fire Captain Ryan Lohr

It is with a heavy heart that the Scottsbluff Fire Department announces the passing of Captain Ryan Lohr. Captain Lohr was escorted to Dugan Kramer Funeral Home Saturday morning from Gering morning. https://youtu.be/gZqzIWzSnMA Lohr was diagnosed with colon cancer in December and had been a firefighter for two decades. In…
Ricketts, Murante Declare August #AbleToSave Month

Ricketts, Murante Declare August #AbleToSave Month

Governor Pete Ricketts and Treasurer John Murante this week recognized the importance of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program for individuals with disabilities and their families by declaring August #AbleToSave month. They were joined by Enable account holder Hadley Kolm and her parents Kurt and Melissa. In 2014,…
KNEB.tv News: August 12, 2022

KNEB.tv News: August 12, 2022

Today on KNEB.tv News: A possible tragic situation avoided after a proactive father in Box Butte County contacts policeScottsbluff Public Schools receives $100,000 grantArea farmers enjoy a day away from the fields and on the linksOld West Balloon Fest morning ascension goes off without a hitch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGMkfyzrGu8
Farmer’s Day Off Golf Outing Returns; Former Organizers Honored

Farmer’s Day Off Golf Outing Returns; Former Organizers Honored

A golf tradition in the Valley for more than four decades resumed this year after a two year, COVID related, hiatus. The Farmer's Day Off teed off at Riverview Golf Course in Scottsbluff, with dozens- if not a hundred plus- farmers taking a break from the fields for the greens.…
Platte Valley Companies Donates $20,000 to RDC for Splash Pad Upgrades

Platte Valley Companies Donates $20,000 to RDC for Splash Pad Upgrades

Riverside Discovery Center is excited to announce construction on the next stage in the splash pad remodel. https://youtu.be/KawZgsDRF68 Platte Valley Bank, a major donor to splash pad renovations, was on hand this morning at the zoo to present a check for $20,000 to RDC. Now, the splash pad will be…
Alliance P.D. Recover Stolen AK-47 and Ammo

Alliance P.D. Recover Stolen AK-47 and Ammo

The Alliance Police Department is continuing its investigation into a juvenile stealing an AK-47 and ammunition from his father. https://youtu.be/qDQ0fOFsUQw The father contacted police as soon as he realized that the items were stolen. He told officers that his son was recently released from a juvenile detention facility and he…
Marathon kids run more than 5,000 miles

Marathon kids run more than 5,000 miles

More than 5,000 miles ran over the course of the summer by kids who participated in Nebraska Extension Marathon Kids. More than 200 runners signed up for the summer program, and 70 runners completed marathons. Marathon Kids is a national running program designed to motivate kids by utilizing running logs,…
OWBF Sunrise Launch Goes Off Without a Hitch

OWBF Sunrise Launch Goes Off Without a Hitch

More than a thousand people were up before the crack of dawn to convene at the Old Mitchell Air Field for this morning's Old West Balloon Fest Morning Ascension. https://youtu.be/H83LlxAXQ9U Dozens of balloons launched from there and the Scenic Knolls Golf Course promptly at 7 a.m., filling the clear morning…