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Douglas County Board approves placing bond issue on ballot

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved placing a $45 million public safety bond issue on the November ballot. The money from the bond issue, if approv... Read More

Brownback seeking Kansans' opinions on school funding

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Gov. Sam Brownback is making a point of soliciting opinions and ideas from educators, parents and others on school funding. Brownback had a news conference Wednesday to call for ideas and announce that he's urging groups and ind... Read More

Semi-driver injured in rollover east of Overton

Interstate-80 accident caused freight train wheels to dislodge from semi-trailer RRN/Semi-trailer rollover -- damaged tractor and trailer,  minus  its cargo of three freight train wheels and related items  8-31-16 A westbound semi pullin... Read More

(AUDIO) RRN Live From The Nebraska State Fair

The Rural Radio Network will be reporting live from the fair.  The booth is located in the southeast corner of the Pinnacle Bank Expo Center, under the radio tower's red beacon. Wednesday, August 31: Shalee Peters, Jesse Harding and our new f... Read More

China Commits to Buy Nearly 1.8 Billion Dollars of U.S. Soy at Global Trade Exchange

As U.S. farmers prepare to harvest their 2016 soybean crops, customers in China are committing to purchase them. Buyers from China have committed to buy nearly $1.8 billion worth of U.S. soy, totaling 146 million bushels of U.S. soybeans. Several of ... Read More

Deere, The Climate Corporation to Contest  DOJ Effort to Block Precision Planting Acquisition

Deere & Company and The Climate Corporation said they plan to contest legal action announced today by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that seeks to block Deere’s acquisition of Precision Planting. In November, Deere and The Climate Corp... Read More

(Audio) York family given new hope from Children's Miracle Network

YORK - Thursday is the "End of Summer Bash" fundraiser held by the York Ace Hardware.  The event will raise donations to benefit the Children's Miracle Network. Cassie Hoffman is a York mother whose daughter, Emry, was affected with a rare kidne... Read More

Nebraska 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

(Video) Lexington Begins Season On Thursday

The Lexington Cross Country team begins its season on Thursday(Sept 1st) with the Minutemen Invitational at the Overton Golf Course.  KRVN's Jayson Jorgensen spoke with coach Sam Jilka about his thoughts on the season.  Gothenburg's varsity team wi... Read More

Motorcyclist killed, 2 other people hurt in Omaha collision

OMAHA, Neb. - Authorities say a 27-year-old Omaha man has been killed in the collision of his motorcycle with a sport utility vehicle. An Omaha police news release says a woman riding with the man and the SUV driver were hospitalized. Police sa... Read More

Farm Futures Releases 2017 Planting Intentions

Farm Futures recently completed its first producer survey of planting intentions for 2017. Farm Futures expects producers to boost soybean plantings because of strong demand and hedging opportunities on this year’s crop. Growers said they’re c... Read More