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Central District Health Department COVID-19 Update

Central District Health Department reports that as of today, June 5, 2020, there are 1,641 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its area and 55 deaths. By county these are 1,553 cases and 42 deat... Read More

Two Rivers PHD reports case of MIS-C in health district

    KEARNEY – A case of Multisymptom Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) has been identified in a male under 18 from Dawson County.   MIS-C is a condition where multiple organs of the body can become inflamed and are un... Read More

Safety remains the top priority, planning continues for State Fair

  GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (June 5, 2020) - The Nebraska State Fair is on schedule for August 28 – September 7, 2020.  While we are all facing many uncertainties, our team is optimistic and continuing to prepare and plan.  The safety and well-being... Read More

Death investigation near Cozad concluded

  The Dawson County Sheriff's Office has released information on a death investigation near Cozad. During the evening hours of Wednesday May 27th, they were notified of a possible deceased subject in a field. The body was located about 3 mile... Read More

NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

Lincoln, Neb. -- Director Scott R. Frakes announced Friday that two staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). One staff member is at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institu... Read More

(Audio) Nebraska Extension roundtable discussion on reopening offices, county fairs

Nebraska Extension is working to ensure 4-H members across the state have the opportunity to showcase their hard work come county fair time this summer. Extension staff have been issues guidance as to how and when they can return to their offices.... Read More

J.C. Penney to close Grand Island store

Grand Island, Neb. -- J.C. Penney says it's closing 154 stores nationwide, including its outlet in Grand Island, Nebraska. The retailer says its the first phase of its efforts to shrink its footprint. The Plano, Texas-based retailer said it could ... Read More

Busy as a Bee | Friday Five | June 5, 2020

It’s National Pollinator Month and we’re here to tell you what the "buzz" is all about!   Honey bees contribute nearly $20 billion to the value of U.S. crop production. The Cornhusker State is home to about 700 beekeepers, operati... Read More

Lower dollar could help exports-This weeks Trading Bits & Bytes

PJ Conradt with Tredas joins Susan Littlefield this week to talk exports, weather, pressure from Brazil & China will also weigh into the trade week.   Summer is here & that will help the ethanol market. Read More

(Audio) Signs of progress this summer for Lexington sports

Voluntary workouts for high school students are underway in Nebraska. Lexington high school is looking to make the most of the situation. KRVN's Jayson Jorgensen spoke with Athletic Trainer Amber Burson. Click here to listen. Burson adds Lexington... Read More

Wheat breeder takes look at upcoming releases

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas farmers participating in the first-ever Virtual Wheat Field Day last week got an early report on two hard red winter wheat lines expected for release later this year by Kansas State University. K-State wheat breeder Alla... Read More