Lopers hold off Hays

Kearney, Neb. – The 4th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team used a balanced offensive attack and got a big effort from reserve LaRose Currie to slip past Fort Hays State (-11, 23-25, -20, 15-25,... Read More

As U.S. farm cycle turns, tractor makers may suffer longer than farmers

Farm equipment makers insist the sales slump they face this year because of lower crop prices and farm incomes will be short-lived. Yet there are signs the downturn may last longer than tractor and harvester makers are letting on and the pain could p... Read More

Nebraska's uninsured rate held stable in 2013

Nebraska's rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and the nation declined slightly. New U.S. census data released Tuesday show that 13 percent of Nebraskans under age 65 were uninsured last year.... Read More

Frost Damage in Corn and Soybeans

Recent cold weather may have produced some very early freeze damage to crops in our area. Freezing temperatures before physiological maturity can cause both reduced yield and grain quality problems. Normal maturity occurs in corn when kernels form a ... Read More

Robert Henri Museum unveils new art gallery addition

Cozad's Robert Henri Museum unveiled it's new art gallery addition on Friday. Executive Director Jan Patterson says featured is artist of the month Jake Scott. RRN/Robert Henri Addition "I looked at his things and I thought we really need that... Read More

Shedding Light on Bioenergy: Universities Inform About Latest Developments

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Though it sounds relatively new, we humans have been using bioenergy since we first burned wood to warm our families and cook our food. Now, ethanol made from corn is available at service stations across the country and scientists... Read More

Gothenburg woman granted hearing in her argument for postconviction relief

A 30 year old Gothenburg woman serving  a prison term for  the death of  her 3 year old daughter  has been granted an evidence  hearing on her motion for postconviction relief.  Doris Herrin was convicted of manslaughter  in  August of  2012... Read More

Genetically Engineered Crops Discussed In Open Forum This Week

John Linder, a grain farmer from Edison, Ohio, offered the closing public comments Monday in the opening discussion by scientists and laypeople on the past experience and potential future of agricultural biotechnology in the U.S. "As farmers, we are... Read More

Dole resuming Kansas homecoming tour

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole returns to Kansas next week for the latest of several planned trips to his home state this year. The 91-year-old Russell native lives in Washington, D.C., and is making the homecoming tour to gre... Read More

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Captain Citrus, the mascot of the Florida Department of Citrus, is getting a makeover. Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhe... Read More

High school football rankings

The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on ... Read More