Several school districts facing budget pressures in coming school years

Several school districts facing budget pressures in coming school years

Several issues are coming together at one time to force officials at school districts around the region to begin considering cost-cutting measures now and for the coming school year. Following a letter sent to parents of Sidney Public School students noting a funding shortfall that has their Board of Education…
Registration Open for UW Extension’s 2024 Ranch Camp Program

Registration Open for UW Extension’s 2024 Ranch Camp Program

The University of Wyoming Extension is now accepting applications for the fourth annual Wyoming Ranch Camp, to be held at the Padlock Ranch Monday, June 10, through Friday, June 14. Open to applicants ages 18 and older, Ranch Camp combines hands-on learning opportunities with team problem-solving and practical lessons in…
Chart-Topping Country Sensation Nate Smith to Headline UNK Concert

Chart-Topping Country Sensation Nate Smith to Headline UNK Concert

Nate Smith’s world is on fire. One of the most electrifying up-and-comers in country music, the Nashville talent will headline the spring concert at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. An Academy of Country Music Award nominee for 2023 New Male Artist of the Year, Smith will perform at 7:30…
Leadership Nebraska Accepting Applications

Leadership Nebraska Accepting Applications

The NE Chamber Foundation's Leadership Nebraska, a prestigious statewide initiative aimed at empowering individuals to make substantial contributions to the prosperity of their communities and the state, is currently accepting applications. As Leadership Nebraska embarks on its sixteenth year, it continues its mission of cultivating well-informed leaders eager to dive…
Chasing the Elusive Second Calf

Chasing the Elusive Second Calf

Getting first-time mother cows bred for the second time is probably one of the strongest challenges for most beef producers. It can be extremely frustrating at the time of pregnancy diagnosis to find a high percentage of those young cows, the future of the cowherd, to be open. More importantly,…
KNEB.tv News: March 1, 2024

KNEB.tv News: March 1, 2024

Today on KNEB.tv News: A wildfire that kept Nebraska firefighters from across the state busy this week has been contained Local fire prevention officers remind public of ongoing fire dangers State leaders stress importance of mentoring our youth New show debuts Saturday at West Nebraska Art Center Rep. Smith staff…
WNAC showcases Artful Jewelry and Accessories

WNAC showcases Artful Jewelry and Accessories

The West Nebraska Arts Center has a new show for the month of March debuting this weekend. The Artful Jewelry & Accessories Boutique Market will in the Main Gallery will have handmade necklaces, earrings, scarves and more. Program Director Steph Coley says there will be an open house on Saturday…
Smith Announces Upcoming Staff Outreach Events

Smith Announces Upcoming Staff Outreach Events

Washington, D.C. – Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) are invited to meet with a member of his staff during the month of March in Sidney, Minden, Oshkosh, Broken Bow, Bridgeport, Red Cloud, and Kimball. https://youtu.be/UM1AReIO8Do A staff outreach event is an opportunity for constituents to meet directly with a member of Smith's staff about federal issues, receive…
Gov. Pillen Recognizes Top Public Servant Mentors for 2023

Gov. Pillen Recognizes Top Public Servant Mentors for 2023

LINCOLN, NE –Governor Jim Pillen joined Jason Jackson, director for the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) in recognizing top public servant mentors for 2023. Those 11 individuals received specially designed challenge coins for mentoring youth as part of the state’s Employee Youth Mentoring Program in 2023. https://youtu.be/kxkOh_OT8Yk “The public servants of Nebraska we are recognizing…
Busy Stretch of Entertainment Begins Tonight at Midwest Theater

Busy Stretch of Entertainment Begins Tonight at Midwest Theater

The Midwest Theater in downtown Scottsbluff will be a bustling place the next few days, as they're set to host a slate of live music, stand-up comedy and movies. Things kick off Friday night with comedian Lucas Bohn, who is described as the perfect blend of of schoolboy charm and…