Kansas Senate panel to consider expanding liquor licenses

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Kansas counties would be allowed to expand liquor licenses under a bill being discussed by a state Senate panel. The Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee will hold a h... Read More

Nebraska term-limit expansion measure wins initial approval

A ballot measure that could give Nebraska lawmakers an extra four years in office has won initial approval in the Legislature. Senators gave the constitutional amendment proposal first-round approval on Monday with a 27-12 vote. The current proposa... Read More

Pitchford leaving Husker basketball program

Lincoln – University of Nebraska forward Walter Pitchford announced Monday that he is giving up his final season of eligibility with the Husker basketball program. Pitchford will remain at the University of Nebraska and finish his undergraduate deg... Read More

Huskers return to practice field following spring break

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team completed its ninth practice of the 2015 spring football season on Monday afternoon. The Huskers practices for just over two hours outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields in helmets and shorts. ... Read More

Man gets prison for stealing car, running over owner with it

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln man has been sentenced to 15 to 23 years in prison for assaulting another man, stealing his car then running the man over as he drove away. Reports say that 19-year-old Khalid Osman was sentenced Friday in Lancaster Cou... Read More

Couple sues Nebraska agency over adoption of troubled boy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A military couple is suing the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, accusing the agency of hiding the serious medical and mental health issues of a 6-year-old boy they adopted in 2009. According to reports, the coupl... Read More

USDA Seeks Applications to Support Rural Businesses and Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 – Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah has announced that USDA is seeking applications for grants to support rural businesses and help create jobs.   “This USDA funding will ensure continued investments in... Read More

(VIDEO) Biotech University 2015

RRN's Jesse Harding attended the Biotech University in Phoenix, Ariz. Joined with her is Dr. Charles Arntzen, Founding Director of the Arizona State University Biodesign Institute....... Read More

Wildlife scientists study sheep disease in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) _ Wyoming wildlife scientists are in the early stages of a study of bighorn sheep. The study is trying to determine if well-fed, healthy bighorn sheep are less prone to contracting deadly pneumonia than sheep in poorer nutrition... Read More

Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted

NEW YORK (AP) _ Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy par... Read More

Davis talks about effect of increase in Agricultural Land, time spent on floor

Agricultural Land is destined to increase in value by another 20% this year. State Senator Al Davis says the continued rise hurts rural schools and taxpayers. "The continuing rise in valuation of agricultural land has resulted in drastic losses of... Read More