Yoder Fire Gets Boost with USDA Grant

Yoder Fire Gets Boost with USDA Grant

The USDA has awarded a $50,000 grant to Yoder Fire Protection District to purchase a new fire truck to fight grass and wild fires. The new truck will replace their current outdated fire truck, which will improve firefighting capabilities and ensure safety for the firefighters. The grant was among some…
UNL Economic Indicator Continues Pointing to Moderate Growth in Spring 2022

UNL Economic Indicator Continues Pointing to Moderate Growth in Spring 2022

Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in October, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The indicator is designed to predict economic activity six months into the future. The indicator increased 0.61%, a moderate pace of improvement. “The rising indicator suggests Nebraska will enjoy moderate economic growth…
Alliance Police Promoting Vehicle Safety with “Lights On” Program

Alliance Police Promoting Vehicle Safety with “Lights On” Program

The Alliance Police Department is the first law enforcement agency in the state of Nebraska to partner with the organization Lights On. With the program, the agency is distributing vouchers to stakeholders in the community including the schools and churches, and when a vehicle is observed with a lighting-related equipment…
Ricketts: Hopeful for Injunction Against CMS Healthcare Worker Vax Mandate

Ricketts: Hopeful for Injunction Against CMS Healthcare Worker Vax Mandate

Governor Pete Ricketts says he's hoping to hear soon on the state's lawsuit against the Biden Administration's healthcare vaccination mandate issued through CMS, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. While an injunction has been issued against the OSHA vaccination mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees, no such injunction…
Authorities Confirm Chadron Plane Crash Victim Identities as Region Mourns

Authorities Confirm Chadron Plane Crash Victim Identities as Region Mourns

Authorities in Dawes County have confirmed that the Chief Medical Officer for Regional West Medical Center, one of his sons and a family friend from Gering were lost in the plane crash Sunday night near the Chadron Airport. County Attorney and Coroner Vance Haug says autopsies confirmed 44-year-old Matthew Bruner…
Chicago Man Arrested on Drug Charges Following I-80 Traffic Stop Near Kimball

Chicago Man Arrested on Drug Charges Following I-80 Traffic Stop Near Kimball

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person after locating 78 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. At approximately 1:00 p.m. MT Monday, a trooper observed an eastbound Hyundai Elantra speeding near mile marker 21 on I-80, near Kimball. During the traffic stop the…
Stinner Discusses Budget, ARPA Funding at Pre-Legislative Breakfast

Stinner Discusses Budget, ARPA Funding at Pre-Legislative Breakfast

The chair of the Legislature's Appropriations Committee is expecting several issues to have an impact during the coming session next year, mainly dealing with funding. Sen. John Stinner of Gering says one of the bigger considerations is how to keep base salaries in areas such as health care and prisons…
Hay Springs Man Dies in Weekend Accident Near Hemingford

Hay Springs Man Dies in Weekend Accident Near Hemingford

Officials say a Hay Springs Man died from injuries suffered in a weekend accident near Hemingford. The Nebraska State Patrol says at approximately 12:10 a.m. Saturday, NSP and Box Butte County deputies responded to a crash that involved a Chevrolet Silverado and a Nissan Juke on Highway 87 near Hemingford.…
KNEB.tv News: November 22, 2021

KNEB.tv News: November 22, 2021

Today on KNEB.tv News: FAA investigating plane crash that claimed three lives near Chadron airportTorrington man sentenced to life in prison following crime spree that concluded with the murder of his girlfriendFormer Gering para sentenced following multiple convictions https://youtu.be/pIinVQQaZdQ There will also be no newscasts from Tuesday through Friday, Ryan…