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Inmate helped 2 others escape, Nebraska investigator says

LINCOLN, Neb. - An investigator says an inmate helped two others escape a Lincoln prison in a laundry truck. Nebraska State Patrol investigator Cory Townsend testified at a hearing Tuesday that the... Read More

North African Buying Team Visits Nebraska to See Corn Industry Firsthand

The U.S. Grains Council’s Export Exchange conference just wrapped up in Detroit, Michigan, and overseas grain buyers from the North African countries of Morocco and Tunisia have now seen corn harvest and ethanol production for themselves after maki... Read More

Lopers Picked To Win MIAA

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nebraska-Kearney tops the MIAA Preseason Wrestling Poll for the fifth straight season after winning their fourth straight MIAA Wrestling Tournament. The Lopers received all the possible first place votes as they are only team to ... Read More

Dr. Martin Massengale Chosen as Rotary Nebraskan of the Year

The Lincoln Rotary Club #14 is pleased to announce Dr. Martin Massengale as the 2016 Nebraskan of the Year.   The award was presented October 18th in Lincoln. The Rotary #14 Nebraskan of the Year award was established to honor and recognize t... Read More

Russian Duma Reiterates Call for US to Lift Cuba Trade Embargo

A call to lift the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba has once again come from the Russian Duma ahead of an Oct. 26 vote at the United Nations (UN). In the statement, the Russian parliamentarian condemned U.S. sanctions against Cuba. U.S. politics on t... Read More

Man accused of breaking 1 of baby's legs pleads not guilty

HASTINGS, Neb. - A January trial has been scheduled for a Hastings man accused of burning a 9-week-old and breaking one of the baby's legs. Online court records say 23-year-old Braxton Blackburn pleaded not guilty Friday in Adams County District C... Read More

(Audio) Wolves To Start Playoffs At Home

After claiming the D2-8 District title and going 8-0 in the regular season the Loomis Wolves hope to make a long run in the playoffs. This week KRVN's Jayson Jorgensen spoke with head coach Denis Reese about the Wolves big year.  Loomis will host No... Read More

Australian Government Plans to Ratify TPP in 2017

Legislation to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal will be introduced in the Australian parliament early in 2017, officials told a recent Australian Senate committee hearing. The committee questioned officials of the Department of Defens... Read More

U.S. Pork Industry Seeks the Pig Farmers of Tomorrow

DES MOINES, IOWA – Oct. 26, 2016 – As National Pork Month draws to a close, the Pork Checkoff is launching a new national awards program to recognize, inspire and connect the next generation of American pig farmers. Through Nov. 22, the National... Read More

Lexington Employee Recognized as DHHS Employee of the Year

October is Nebraska State Employee Recognition Month Lincoln – A Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) employee in Lexington is being recognized as employee of the year. Esmeralda Gomez, a social services worker, was reco... Read More

Department of Insurance releases health insurance rates ahead of open enrollment

OCTOBER 25, 2016 (LINCOLN, NEB.) — In an effort to help Nebraska consumers navigate through open enrollment, the Department of Insurance has developed the 2017 Health Plan and Rate Preview tool. This powerful tool will help aid consumers in their s... Read More