KNEB News Extra - February 9, 2016

February 9, 2016

Amy Winters and Christian Parra join Dennis Ernest on KNEB's News Extra program Tuesday morning.

As Amy continues her extremely expensive breast cancer related treatments, her friends will be holding a fundraiser this Friday evening, February 12th from 5 p.m. until midnight.

The event will be held at the Weborg 21 Centre.




KNEB News Extra - February 8, 2016

February 8, 2016

National Park Service Ranger Leslie Guant joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Monday morning.

Scotts Bluff National Monument will be participating in the Nationwide Backyard Bird Count February 12th through 14th.

The event is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society. It is an opportunity for families, students, and people of all ages to discover the wonders of nature in backyards, schoolyards, and local parks, and, at the same time, make an important contribution to conservation.

Friday and Saturday, February 12th and 13th at 8 a.m. the public is invited to join Ranger Gaunt to count birds within the Monument's boundaries. If conditions allow, a different location will be visited each day.

National Park Service Ranger Leslie Guant joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Monday morning.

Scotts Bluff National Monument will be participating in the Nationwide Backyard Bird Count February 12th through 14th.

The event is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society. It is an opportunity for families, students, and people of all ages to discover the wonders of nature in backyards, schoolyards, and local parks, and, at the same time, make an important contribution to conservation.

Friday and Saturday, February 12th and 13th at 8 a.m. the public is invited to join Ranger Gaunt to count birds within the Monument's boundaries. If conditions allow, a different location will be visited each day.

For information, call the Scotts Bluff National Monument at 308-436-9700.


KNEB News Extra - February 4, 2016

February 4, 2016

Scottsbluff Lions Club members Becca Tompkins and Rick Tuggle join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

The 13th annual Lions Club Classic Basketball Tournament is coming up on February 20th and 21st at six locations in Scottsbluff and Gering.

Registration is due by tomorrow (Friday, February 5th) at midnight.

To register online, just go to www.openball.com/lcc13



KNEB News Extra - February 1, 2016

February 1, 2016

Missy and Dawson Iasillo join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Monday morning.

They are on the program to talk about a Peanut Butter Drive for the Catpack and Puppack program going on during the month of February.

16 ounce jars of peanut butter are preferred, and donations can be dropped by the First United Methodist Church in Scottsbluff.



KNEB News Extra - January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016

Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman and Gering Police Captain Jason Rogers join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

They are on the program to talk about the 2016 Polar Plunge fundraiser for Special Olympics Nebraska.

This year's Plunge will be held on Saturday, February 27th at Riverside Park in Scottsbluff.

For full information, look for the link at scottsbluffcounty.org.



KNEB News Extra - January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016

Steph Black and Melissa Schneider join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

As a fundraiser for United Way of Western Nebraska, Sam & Louie's will be donating 15% of their sales on Thursday, January 28th to the United Way. Also, 15% on catering orders between now and January 29th is being donate toward the United Way's goal of $374,000.


KNEB News Extra - January 26 2016

January 26, 2016

Jo Mikesell joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Tuesday morning to talk about a Benefit Volleyball Tournament coming up on February 13th at the Scottsbluff YMCA.

The all-day tournament will be held as a fundraising benefit for Keaton Bell, who was recently diagnosed with epiatheloid angiosarcoma stage IV. The benefit will assist Keaton and his family with expenses.

Registration forms available at the YMCA or on the Scottsbluff YMCA website.

Entry forms are due by February 1st.

Contact Jo Mikesell at 672-2579.




Final Call: Denver Broncos win AFC Championship

January 24, 2016

The Denver Broncos are heading to Super Bowl 50 with a 20-18 win over the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game. While NFL rules prohibit the broadcast of the home teams nationally, here's the final call from The Broncos Radio Networks' Dave Logan.

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KNEB News Extra - January 21, 2016

January 21, 2016

WNCC Financial Aid Director Sheila Johns joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

Western Nebraska Community College financial aid staff is hosting several student and parent nights throughout the panhandle in January and February to share important information and answer any questions. "Financial Aid 101" is open and free to anyone planning to attend any college.

WNCC Financial Aid 101 Upcoming Sessions

January 25, Bayard High School, 6:30 p.m.

January 28, Kimball Junior & Senior High School, 6:30 p.m.

February 3, WNCC Alliance Campus, 6:30 p.m.

February 10, WNCC Sidney Campus, 6:30 p.m.

February 13, WNCC Scottsbluff Campus, Harms Center, 10 a.m.

WNCC's financial aid presentation includes information on FAFSA forms, scholarships, PELL grants, and student loans. There are door prizes at each location, including scholarships to WNCC.

"These informative sessions are not just for WNCC students," says WNCC Financial Aid Director Sheila Johns. "We encourage students interested in attending any college to attend one of our presentations."

For more information, email financialaid@wncc.edu or call 308.635.6011 or 800.348.4435.




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KINEB News Extra - January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016

Terrytown Mayor Kent Greenwalt and consulting engineer Jeff Wolf from M.C. Schaff join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

Terrytown will soon be going to a metering system for water, and they are on the program to talk about the upcoming changes and how they will impact citizens of Terrytown and the Bellevue addition in the near future.