One dies in single-vehicle crash in Sheridan County

One dies in single-vehicle crash in Sheridan County

The Nebraska State Patrol says a South Dakota man died as the result of a one-vehicle crash in Sheridan County over the weekend. NSP spokesperson Mikayla Hall says Sheridan County requested assistance from troopers late Saturday afternoon for a rollover accident, which Nebraska 511 said was 7 miles south of…
KNEB.tv News: July 15, 2024

KNEB.tv News: July 15, 2024

Today on KNEB.tv News: Ricketts, Pillen react to Saturday assassination attempt on former President Trump Bluffs woman found guilty on meth distribution charges Shakeup within Minatare City Council New director named for WNCC Alliance campus Nebraska gas prices rise slightly Cooks and guests brave hot heat during Saturday's OTD Chili…
Cooks and Guests Brave Hot Heat at OTD Chili Cookoff

Cooks and Guests Brave Hot Heat at OTD Chili Cookoff

The 103rd consecutive running of Oregon Trail Days is officially in the books, and this year sure felt like one of the hottest on record. That makes everyone participating in the annual Chili Cookoff at Five Rocks Amphitheater really dedicated, really crazy, or maybe a little bit of both. https://youtu.be/t0m81giw1HU…
Fiscal year General Fund tax receipts finish just 0.1% below projections

Fiscal year General Fund tax receipts finish just 0.1% below projections

The Nebraska Department of Revenue says with above-projected tax receipts in June, the state ended the fiscal year with total net General Fund revenue nearly spot-on to projections. In a news release, State Tax Commissioner James Kamm says with the end of fiscal 2024, the General Fund received a total…
Jury Finds Bluffs Woman Guilty on Meth Distribution Charges

Jury Finds Bluffs Woman Guilty on Meth Distribution Charges

A Scotts Bluff County District Court jury has found a local woman guilty on two counts following a 2021 WING Drug Task Force investigation. Last week, 36-year-old Jenna Herrera was convicted on two Class 2 Felony charges of Distribution of Methamphetamine. An arrest affidavit says the Nebraska Crime Lab confirmed…
Minatare City Council shuffled with resignation of Mayor

Minatare City Council shuffled with resignation of Mayor

There's been a shuffling of city government positions in Minatare sparked by the immediate resignation last week of Mayor Cheryl Spencer for personal reasons. At Tuesday's meeting, Council President Celeste Sanchez, who is running for re-election to Ward 1, stepped down from that seat to fill the remainder of Spencer's…
DED Leads State Delegation to Europe, Promotes Nebraska as Destination for Corn-Based Bioproduction

DED Leads State Delegation to Europe, Promotes Nebraska as Destination for Corn-Based Bioproduction

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) led a state delegation to the Hague, Netherlands to take part in the World Bio Markets conference on June 26-27. The international event convened major industrial biomanufacturers, bio developers, and investors into the bioeconomy. Leaders from Bluestem Biosciences, Bio Nebraska, Cargill, Gateway Development Corporation (Washington County’s economic development agency), Green…
Nebraska, Wyoming politicians react to Trump assassination attempt

Nebraska, Wyoming politicians react to Trump assassination attempt

Politicians across Nebraska and Wyoming and across party lines are reacting to the attempted assassination on former President Donald Trump during a rally Saturday in Butler, Pennsylvania. Trump appeared to have suffered a wound in the area of his right ear after shots rang out during his speech. The Secret…