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(VIDEO) New UNL Chancellor Green Talks Past, Present, and Future

Newly named Chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dr. Ronnie Green and his wife, Jane stopped by the KRVN/Rural Radio Network studios this week.  Green was making stops around the state d... Read More

UNL and K-State to Receive USDA Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $15.6 million in grants to increase prosperity in rural America through research, education, and extension programs focused on promoting rural community development, economic growth, and susta... Read More

Plenty of water still headed into Platte River

HOLDREGE, Neb. Plenty of water is headed for the Platte River in Nebraska, but officials don't know yet how much and when it will arrive. Engineer Cory Steinke told the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District board members Monday in ... Read More

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day to take place May 5

LINCOLN - More than 37,000 children in Nebraska face behavioral health disorders – and with the upcoming Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 5, the Department of Health and Human Services is working to raise awareness of and destigmat... Read More

Sugarcane Aphid Emerging Early Down South

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- An unwelcome guest spent the winter in north Texas this year -- the sugarcane aphid. The aphid usually overwinters in Mexico and the Gulf and must journey northward during the spring to infest sorghum fields. This year ... Read More

All Stars Named For Nebraska vs Wyoming Battle

ALBION – All Star Football players from Nebraska and Wyoming will once again meet this summer in the Nebraska vs Wyoming Six Man Shoot Out.  Wyoming currently holds the edge in the annual competition with a 3-1 record over the last four years. Neb... Read More

Berkshire Hathaway meeting viewed live 1.8 million times

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The first online broadcast of Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting was viewed 1.8 million times last Saturday. Yahoo Finance broadcast the meeting where Berkshire Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Char... Read More

Lexington Falls To Scottsbluff

Lexington's quest to win its 5th straight boys district soccer title came to and end on Tuesday as they were beaten by Scottsbluff 3-1 for the B-8 championship. The Minutemen had beaten Scottsbluff earlier this season 1-0. Scottsbluff struck first wi... Read More

Frontier county authorities investigate death at Cambridge Lake

A Frontier county man has died following an accident in southwest Nebraska  that occurred Tuesday at 12:00 noon while he was mowing the campgrounds at Cambridge Lake.  The Frontier County Sheriff's Office says the mower he was operating went off of... Read More

Flag Smut Survey to Be Conducted This Spring

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas wheat farmers should stay vigilant in scouting for wheat disease, especially flag smut, which was detected in Kansas in 2015 for the first time since the 1930s, although it was only found in low levels in a small portion of... Read More

May Proclaimed as Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska

Ethanol and soy biodiesel have become major markets for Nebraska corn and soybeans—and are providing significant economic, environmental and consumer benefits. In recognition of the importance of renewable biofuels to the state, Governor Pete Ricke... Read More