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Blackshirts Ready To Tackle Fresno State

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team practiced in full pads and helmets for 90 minutes Tuesday evening. The team met in Memorial Stadium for the first half of practice. Then, the defense move... Read More

NE State Fair Features Beef Masters Culinary Challenge

Beef will be taking center stage at the Nebraska State Fair on Friday, September 2nd during the “Beef Masters Culinary Challenge” presented by the Nebraska Beef Council and Central Community College in Hastings. The contest will take place in the... Read More

Texas man killed, wife injured in Nebraska collision

AUBURN, Neb.  --  Authorities say a Texas man has been killed in a collision with a semitrailer in southeast Nebraska. The crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 75 about 51/2 miles north of Auburn. The Nemaha County Sheriff's Offic... Read More

Potash Corp. and Agrium Say They Are In Talks to Combine

Fertilizer makers Potash Corp. and Agrium say they are in talks to combine into one company. The Canadian companies gave no financial details about a possible deal and say there's no guarantee that a merger will happen. Both companies sell fert... Read More

Statement from USDA Secretary on Farm Income Forecasts for 2015 and 2016

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the following statement today on the Farm Income and Financial Forecasts for 2015 and 2016, released by USDA's Economic Research Service. "Today's farm income forecast underscores the unique ability of Amer... Read More

Some Nebraska prison staffers to get $500 retention bonus

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska corrections officials are awarding $500 retention bonuses to prison employees who work in jobs with high turnover and vacancy rates. The Department of Correctional Services announced the bonuses Tuesday as part of its effo... Read More

(AUDIO) RRN Live From State Fair

The 148th Nebraska state fair started with opening ceremonies  around 10 am on Friday the 26. The fair grounds are located in Grand Island. The Rural Radio Network will be reporting live from the fair. The booth is located in the southeast corner o... Read More

Minnesota Proposes Restrictions to Neonicotinoid Use

Concerns over the role neonicotinoids may play in pollinator health issues have prompted the governor of Minnesota and the state's Department of Agriculture (MDA) to propose sweeping restrictions to neonicotinoid use that are unprecedented for U.S. g... Read More

(Audio) Elwood Ready To Play Football Again

After a one year beak Elwood will play football again this season. Last year Elwood had to cancel the season due to low numbers. The Pirates will play six man football the next two seasons. Elwood will host Elba on Friday afternoon at 3pm. KRVN's Jay... Read More

Nebraska High School Football Ratings

The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's result and this week's opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the ... Read More

Study Shows Benefits Of 'Livestock Friendly' Designation

More than a decade after Nebraska created its “livestock friendly” designation, participating counties have gained more cattle farms and lost fewer hog farms than those that lack the designation, a new study by agricultural economists at the Univ... Read More