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Gothenburg Takes Season Opener Against Holdrege

  Gothenburg played host to Holdrege, and took home the victory over the Dusters 17-14. The Swedes were able to strike first on a 35 yard field goal by Dominic Long. Holdrege was able to strike back... Read More

(AUDIO) Small fire Friday afternoon in Arapahoe school building

A small fire in the Arapahoe Public Schools building Friday afternoon forced the cancellation of remaining classes. A fire alarm at the school was activated at 12:57pm. Fire Chief Brian Sisson says receiving alarm calls for the school is... Read More

Health alert on toxic algae ends at Branched Oak Lake

LINCOLN, Neb. --  State health and environment officials have ended a health alert for toxic blue-green algae at Branched Oak Lake in Lancaster County.  The alerts will continue for at least another week at Iron Horse Trail Lake in Pawnee County, P... Read More

Small fire in Arapahoe school building, classes dismissed

Classes were dismissed at Arapahoe Public Schools Friday afternoon following a small fired in a women's restroom in the elementary wing of the building. It appears to have started in the area of a ventilating fan. One faculty member was transp... Read More

Panel talks proposed munitions incinerator in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A volunteer committee is in the process of finalizing its report evaluating the environmental and economic effects of a proposed explosives incineration business near Grand Island. The Grand Island Independent reports tha... Read More

US & India Trade Negotiations Continue Over WTO Poultry Dispute

Trade officials from the U.S. and India continue working to conclude an agreement that could mean India would not have to pay a $450 million per year penalty for failing to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling, according to an Indian officia... Read More

Pro Farm Tour Estimates Corn Lower and Beans Higher from USDA

The 2016 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour estimates a U.S. corn yield of 170.2 bushels per acre and a soybean yield of 49.3 bpa. This corn estimate is lower than USDA's latest estimate at 175.1 bpa, while the soybean number is slightly higher than USDA'... 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

Fertilizers See Steep Price Declines

Retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the third week of August 2016 show price declines accelerating in recent weeks. All eight major fertilizers headed lower compared to a month earlier and all but one fertilizer has seen significant price dro... Read More

Lincoln police say woman killed in crash Thursday

LINCOLN, Neb. - Police say a woman has died in a two-vehicle crash in Lincoln. Police say the crash happened around 8:15 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of West O and NW 40th streets near the Lancaster County Jail. Officials say a car and tru... Read More

Maximize Next Year's Yields by Controlling Volunteer Wheat Now

Farmers can't control environmental factors like weather in order to give their wheat crop a healthy boost, but they can help curb disease by controlling volunteer wheat. So far, the state's wet summer has enabled volunteer wheat to take root and gro... Read More