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Omaha Man Pleads No Contest in January Shooting Death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ An Omaha man has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and a weapons count in the Jan. 22 shooting death of a man in a south Omaha parking lot. The Omaha World-Herald reports t... Read More

Kansas headed toward another school finance debate next year

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Five months after a new law for funding public schools took effect in Kansas, legislators and education officials are talking about drafting another one next year. The interest comes from critics of this year’s changes in h... Read More

Nebraska State Penitentiary Guard Hospitalized After Assault

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska State Penitentiary correctional officer has undergone surgery for broken bones in his face after being attacked by in inmate. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the attack occurred Monday at the Lincoln prison. Nebr... Read More

Huskers Top Pitt 3-1, Give Cook 600th Win

Lincoln - The Nebraska volleyball team finished off an unbeaten weekend at the Nebraska Invitational with a 3-1 (25-9, 25-20, 27-29, 25-19) win over Pittsburgh on Saturday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The win marked the 600th career win fo... Read More

Project Everlast for at-risk youths to go statewide

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ An innovative program for at-risk youths has won a grant that will allow it expand across Nebraska and serve a larger variety of struggling kids.   The program, Project Everlast, began in 2008 and focused primarily on chil... Read More

Buffalo Stampede in Elm Creek on Saturday

KRVN'S  Bob Brogan, Melinda Garrelts & Jayson Jorgensen took the 2015 Ford Explorer to Elm Creek on Saturday to take in the Buffalo Stampede.  The Ford Explorer was in the parade and then we took registrations in downtown  Elm Creek next to th... Read More

2 killed in head-on crash in northeast Nebraska

WYNOT, Neb. (AP) _ Officials in northeast Nebraska say two people have been killed in a head-on crash on state Highway 12 near Wynot. The Cedar County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that deputies were called just after 3 p.m. Friday to th... Read More

Fort Kearny schedules Labor Day weekend of history

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ Demonstrations, cannon blasts and a soldiers camp will be parts of a three-day Labor Day weekend of history at Fort Kearny State Historical Park. Buffalo Bill's connections to Fort Kearny will be covered Sept. 6 when author an... Read More

Raising Nebraska Sees Improvement Inside and Out

The Raising Nebraska feature at the Nebraska State Fair, going on now through September 7th. Shalee Peters visits with Beth Janning of Raising Nebraska. The RRN's Shalee Peters gets all the details as she visits with Raising Nebraska's Beth Ja... Read More

Cozad inexperience proves to be difference maker

OGALLALA - The Cozad Haymakers were tested right out of the gates, facing a more experienced Ogallala team Friday night on the road. The six returning Indian starters on both offense and defense racked up the points and shut out the Haymakers, 37-0. ... Read More

Kansas, Nebraska Reach 1-Year Agreement on River Water Use

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas and Nebraska will extend for one year an agreement that allows Nebraska to pump more of its share of the Republican River while ensuring Kansas eventually gets all the water it is due. The Republican River Compact Adminis... Read More