KNEB.tv News: February 8, 2023

KNEB.tv News: February 8, 2023

Today on KNEB.tv News: Gov. Jim Pillen encourages Nebraskans to become mentors to youth; Registration for 2023 Panhandle Polar Plunge underway; Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman attends 2023 State of the Union as Congressman Adrian Smith's distinguished guest. Catch those stories and a whole lot more- right now on…
Goshen Co. School District Looks at Possibility of Four Day School Week

Goshen Co. School District Looks at Possibility of Four Day School Week

The Goshen County School District Board of Trustees is once again looking at the possibility of switching to a four day school week. On Thursday night, they will hear public input regarding the possible change for next school year. The hearing will be held at the Torrington High School auditorium…
Husker Researchers, Game and Parks Partner on Statewide Elk Study

Husker Researchers, Game and Parks Partner on Statewide Elk Study

 Elk, like buffalo, once roamed widely across the Great Plains. Killed off in Nebraska by the 1880s, the majestic animals began a gradual return to the Cornhusker State after a 1960s repopulation in eastern Wyoming. Now, University of Nebraska–Lincoln scientist John Benson is leading a comprehensive study of Nebraska’s elk…
Kimball Council sets June Special Election for LB840 re-authorization

Kimball Council sets June Special Election for LB840 re-authorization

Kimball residents will be asked to re-authorize a half-cent sales and use tax for economic development later this year. Presented with options for special election dates in May, June and July, the Kimball City Council Tuesday night set June 13 for a vote on the LB840 question. With the potential…
Local Check Forger Sentenced in District Court

Local Check Forger Sentenced in District Court

A Scottsbluff man who was arrested last year for cashing a bogus check worth more than $4,200 dollars in Morrill County has been sentenced. 36-year-old Joe Salazar had pleaded no contest to two charges of Theft by Unlawful Taking and two charges of 2nd Degree Forgery- in both Box Butte…
KNEB.tv News: February 7, 2023

KNEB.tv News: February 7, 2023

Today on KNEB.tv News: A Gering man has been found guilty of Attempted 1st Degree Murder after shooting his cousin last summer; Woman involved in Scottsbluff high speed pursuit no-shows for sentencing; Nebraska Treasurer encouraging residents to search state's Unclaimed Property database. Catch those stories and a whole lot more-…
Scotts Bluff Co. Board OK’s looking into local juvenile detention facility

Scotts Bluff Co. Board OK’s looking into local juvenile detention facility

Rising numbers of Juvenile Court cases where detention is deemed appropriate has Scotts Bluff County authorities starting to look at alternatives for a local juvenile detention center. Monday night, Commissioners authorized the Sheriff's Office to request proposals for architectural services to provide costs of potential facility options that would replace…
Bluffs Man Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Bluffs Man Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

A Scottsbluff man was back in court Friday morning to be sentenced on four criminal cases from 2022. 34-year-old Rusty Dobrinski had pleaded no contest to amended charges that included: Terroristic Threats; 2nd Degree Domestic Assault; Flight to Avoid Arrest; and Theft by Receiving Stolen Property. In total he was…
Dr. Bree Rock Selected as Next Bear Cub Preschool Principal

Dr. Bree Rock Selected as Next Bear Cub Preschool Principal

Scottsbluff Public Schools is proud to announce that Dr. Bree Rock has been named Principal of Bear Cub Preschool for the 2023-2024 school year.  Dr. Rock received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Arts in Secondary Education from the University of Nevada, Reno, as well as…