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Area Athletes Perform Well In Omaha

Area winners at NSAA State Track & Field Championships. The Lexington Boys and Axtell Boys claimed the team titles in Classes B  and D Class A Boys 100 Meter Dash, Miko Maessner, Kearney 10.87 200 Meter Dash, Miko Maessner  Kearney 21.84 ... Read More

Lexington Boys Win First Track Title In 31 Years

For the first time since 1988 the Lexington Boys Track team won the Class B team title as they edged McCook 70-68 on Saturday in Omaha at the NSAA meet. The title was still in doubt going into the final event. Lexington placed 8th in the 1,600 meter ... Read More

Better Business Bureau study shines light on prevalence of counterfeit products in online retail

Lincoln, Neb. -- An in-depth investigative study at by Better Business Bureau (BBB) finds that fraudulent consumer goods are ubiquitous, difficult to tell apart from the legitimate products they are counterfeiting and stem from a ... Read More

Central Arizona farmers seek money for switch to groundwater

Central Arizona farmers were making a last-minute plea Thursday to state lawmakers for $20 million to dig wells and build canals as they prepare to lose access to Colorado River water. With budget talks heating up between legislative leaders and a... Read More

(AUDIO) Farnam vet had property damage and tended to livestock injuries

Listen to interview with Dr. Kent Pieper, DVM   RRN/ A stretch of power poles and trees broke off along Highway 23 east of Farnam Friday night. In expediency, broken poles were safely moved off to the side for later pick-up. Farnam... Read More

Preliminary Report: Three tornadoes impacted Dawson County

Listen to interview with Hastings National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Mike Moritz.  This was done late Saturday morning before assessment was completed. A preliminary survey of storm damage by Hastings National Weather... Read More

(AUDIO) Hastings National Weather Service conducts damage survey following Friday's storms

The National Weather Service Office in Hastings sent out a survey team to Dawson County Saturday morning to assess the damages and characteristics of the supercell thunderstorm that passed through the area the previous evening. KRVN News caught up wi... Read More

(AUDIO) Extensive damage on Johnson farmstead near Farnam

Hear interview with Teresa Johnson:   A newer machine shed could not withstand they storm but, largely protected the equipment inside. A supercell thunderstorm that spawned tornadoes caused extensive damage to the Jerry and Teresa ... Read More

State historical park events to feature Miss V, the Gypsy Cowbelle

LINCOLN, Neb. – Three upcoming events at Nebraska state historical parks will feature programs by a unique guest: Miss V, the Gypsy Cowbelle. Through song and stories, Miss V will relate a blend of historical events and early homesteading. As a ... Read More

Assessing Your Farm's Financial Management Can Help You Survive Tough Ag Economy

Good times lift both good and bad farm managers, but when profit margins grow slim, farmers with higher levels of business intelligence are more likely to succeed and grow. Agricultural economist Dave Kohl, a professor emeritus at Virginia Tech and ... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate inches up to 2.9% in April

Lincoln, Neb. --  Officials say Nebraska's unemployment rate inched up to 2.9% in April. The Nebraska Labor Department said in a news release Friday that the preliminary April rate is up a tenth of a point from March's rate of 2.8%, the same figu... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2019 semester by talking with Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we talk about the most recent economic impact ... Read More

Farm damage near Farnam

Interview with Bruce Kalbelinger and Eva Holder:   Farnam, Neb. -- Severe weather left its calling card in a number of areas including the Jerry and Teresa Johnson farm, 5 & 1/2 miles southwest of Farnam... Read More

Violent storms overnight

Courtesy photo Couple near McCook lost their home to a tornado. They are reportedly okay, just scrapes and bruises.  Tornado near McCook. Video courtesy: Chance Koetter McCook, Neb. -- There were over 30 preliminary tornado reports in Nebraska... Read More