Hastings College receives $1.7M gift

A 1946 Hastings College graduate has left her entire $1.7 million estate to the college. Sarah Leer's gift is among the largest the university has received. She died in April in Viroqua, Wisconsin... Read More

Blackburn Named National Sorghum Producers Director of Operations

LUBBOCK, Texas — The National Sorghum Producers has named Jennifer Blackburn director of operations. Blackburn previously held the position as NSP’s communications coordinator four and a half years before taking on this new role. She has also ... Read More

Work Hard Play Hard truck delivered!

KRVN's summer giveaway culminated Tuesday when the 2014 Work Hard Play Hard Chevy Silverado was delivered to winner Rhonda Davison at her home in Kearney. KRVN Program Director Adam Smith made the live presentation. "We are in Kearney, Nebraska an... Read More

NU and Michigan State Could Turn Into Shootout

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) _ No. 10 Michigan State is off to a historic start on offense and faces another high-scoring team in No. 19 Nebraska to open Big Ten play on Saturday night. Michigan State (3-1) has scored 201 points through four games, best ... Read More

Traffic stop nets nearly 36 pounds of  marijuana

A Nebraska State Patrol  traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Lincoln County led to the seizure of nearly 36 pounds of marijuana and two arrests. Just before 1:30 p.m.   Monday,   a trooper stopped an eastbound 2014 Nissan Maxima for Driving Left... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Reminds Farmers, Ranchers of Sales Tax Change

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is reminding farmers and ranchers that repair and replacement parts for agricultural machinery and equipment will no longer be subject to Nebraska sales and use taxes, effective Oct. 1. The... Read More

Legislative Committee Told In West Point Leave County Bridge Repairs To Counties

The second of three public hearings on possible financing for county bridge repair and replacement was held in West Point Tuesday. Only three people testified among the two dozen who turned out. No one from Cuming County testified. Two participant... Read More

 Mosaic Cuts Fertilizer Production

Mosaic Co. said Tuesday it is cutting back phosphate fertilizer production because of high sulfur and ammonia prices. The move isn't expected to result in employee layoffs, but will lead to lower operating rates at Mosaic's mines and concentrates pl... Read More

Nebraska corn, soybean harvest lagging behind

Corn and soybean crops are in good condition but the challenge for farmers is getting the crops harvested before the weather turns cold. Late planting caused the crops to mature later than normal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its wee... Read More

Nation's Ag Co-ops Set Record for Annual Sales and Income

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the nation's farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives set a new sales record in 2013, with total business volume of more than $246 billion. That surpasses the previous record, set in 2012, by $8 ... Read More

Scouting for Waterhemp Now

INDIANAPOLIS — Sept. 30, 2014 — Waterhemp continues to top the list of challenging weeds to control in cornfields and ignoring it can be costly. Waterhemp is one of the most common weeds for Midwest growers and has been especially difficult t... Read More