KNEB News Extra - September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016

Triniti Burgner and Perry Mader from the City of Scottsbluff Parks & Recreation Department join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Tuesday morning.

They are on the program to talk about their 8th annual "Harvest Night" this Friday, September 30th from 5 to 9 p.m. at Riverside Park in Scottsbluff.

Activities will include hay rack rides, corn bins, smores & hotdogs at the fire pits, a glow art wall, needle in a haystack, glowing floating pumpkins/bonfire, petting zoo, and outdoor movie area.

Don't miss the fun family event!



KNEB News Extra - September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016

Midwest Theater Executive Director Billy Estes join Dennis Ernest on KNEB's News Extra program Monday morning.

Billy is on the program to talk about the wide variety of events coming up not only in October, but in the coming months at the historic theater in downtown Scottsbluff.

For details or information on any of the scheduled performances, go to midwesttheater.com. Or call the theater at 308-632-4311.

KNEB News Extra - September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016

Roger Christensen joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Friday morning.

Roger is on the program to talk about the Hunters Helping the Hungry program for 2016.

For more information, contact Dennis Greve at Bayard Processing at 586-1665.

KNEB News Extra - September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016

Missi Iasillo from the Cat Pack/Pup Pack program and Melissa Schneider from Sam & Louie's Pizza join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

They are teaming up for the fourth year for a fundraising event on September 29th.

10% of all proceeds at Sam & Louie's from that day will be donated to the Pup Pack and Cat Pack weekend food backpack program.

The backpack program is a collaborative effort of the Scottsbluff and Gering Schools and the Cooperative Ministry Council.

100 % of money donated to the program goes to buy food for the backpacks.


Saving the Monarch

September 21, 2016

The primary breeding ground for the Monarch Butterfly is Nebraska, but the Monarch populations are in serious decline.

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Livestock Producer: Mules machinery of the past

September 8, 2016

Mule skinner and rancher Dave Henson of Banner County talks about his mules at the Legacy of the Plains Museum in Gering. He was part of the event Tools and Technology Through Time, which teaches area fourth-graders about agriculture of the past.

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Snout-nosed moths no more than a nuisance

September 8, 2016

The area has been inundated with small white moths lately known as snout-nosed moths. Dr. Jeff Bradshaw, entomologist at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center says the moths are not much of a danger to anything, but can be a nuisance.

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Crop Watch: Canning the backyard harvest

September 1, 2016

It's harvest time around the valley and not only are thousands of acres of corn, beans, and beets ready to be harvested, but even the backyard farmer is looking to harvest their goods. One suggestion to save some of that produce for later months is canning. I caught up with Jamie Goffena extension educator of food, nutrition and health at the Nebraska Extension Dawes County office in Chadron, to get more of an idea about canning.

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KNEB News Extra - September 1, 2016

September 1, 2016

Lena Soto from the West Nebraska Arts Center joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

She is on the program to talk about a number of things going on at the Arts Center, including their End of Summer Art Sale, with an opening reception this evening (9/1) from 5 to 7 p.m. with food and refreshments. Showing September 1 -25, 2016.

She also talks about "Material Girl" mini-classes, with a focus on materials usage, consisting of 5 one hour sessions on Wednesdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28 & October 5 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

For more information, stop by the West Nebraska Arts Center at 106 East 18th Street in Scottsbluff. Or call 308-632-2226.


KNEB News Extra - August 31, 2016

August 31, 2016

Jennifer Rogers and Kristin Wiebe join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

They are on to remind people to get registered for the major fundraiser for the Western Nebraska Community College Foundation, the Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon, by tomorrow when the registration price increases.

For details or information go to monumentmarathon.com.