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Hot Meals USA to Continue Food Service in Lexington

7,300 free hot meals were delivered or handed out in the past two weeks by Hot Meals USA in Lexington, and in an announcement by the Lexington Community Foundation a decision to extend this effort for four more weeks has been made. While continuing ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Appointment of Dr. Theo Freye to Lead New Trade Office in Germany

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Dr. Theo W. Freye to lead the Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s new office in Germany.  The office will be known as the Nebraska Center Germany.   “With his t... Read More

Local businesses partner to assist farmers

Anheuser-Busch Companies launched "Nectar of the Cobs," on Monday, May 18. The company is packaging its Busch beer in a corn cob package, to raise awareness and assistance for farmers across the U.S.   The Anheuser-Busch is partnering with whole... Read More

One person injured in shooting, investigation ongoing

  Lexington, Neb. -- Lexington Police & Lexington Volunteer Fire Department (LVFD) responded to West 8th Street at 10:21 p.m. Tuesday on a report of shots fired. It was determined no one at that location was injured and a subject being... Read More

Troopers Arrest 18 Impaired Drivers over Memorial Day Weekend

Lincoln, Neb. -- May 27, 2020 -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested 18 impaired drivers and cited more than 20 motorists for driving more than 100 miles per hour during the Memorial Day weekend. “Troopers were busy this weekend... Read More

Wednesday Morning Fire at Hog Farm near Waco Requires Multiple Agencies to Respond

WACO- Waco Fire Department was paged just before 5:30 A.M. on Wednesday morning in regards to a fire at a hog farm eight miles south of Waco on Road 7, between roads R and S. McCool Junction's, Cordova's, and York's Fire Departments responded to the ... Read More

KRVN summer giveaway is

"Blazing New Trails" is the theme for this years special KRVN summer prize. It's a 2020 Chevy Blazer with custom paint, tinted windows and a lot of extras! Look for registration boxes at businesses soon. Find these sponsors by going to the Fun... Read More

Farmland Prices Continue Decline, Farm Borrowing Increasing

The latest Rural Mainstreet Index from Creighton University shows farmland prices are declining while farmer borrowing is growing. Released last week, the overall index for May increased to 12.5 from April's record low 12.1, but down significantly fr... Read More

PCDC Launches Website for Veterans Memorial Project

The Phelps County Development Corporation is sharing its resources to enhance Holdrege with a new attraction. PCDC has launched a website to promote the Holdrege Veterans Memorial, which will honor veterans who served in one or more Federal se... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Issues Executive Order Temporarily Waiving In-Person Driver’s License Renewal Requirements for Older Nebraskans

LINCOLN – Today, at his daily coronavirus briefing, Governor Pete Ricketts announced an executive order waiving the requirement for older Nebraskans to renew their driver’s licenses in-person.  Normally, Nebraskans age 72 or older must appear i... Read More

Nebraska DMV Driver Licensing Service Availability

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced updates to driver licensing services availability. DMV teammates are ready to provide services as and when counties open their offices to walk in traffic. Additional teammates ... Read More

Former employee of Nebraska hunting and outfitting business sentenced for Lacey Act violations

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Jordan Cook, age 32, of Boerne, Texas, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for violating the Lacey Act.  The Lacey Act prohibits the trafficking in interstate commerce "tainted... Read More

Nebraska Joint Information Center Update for Tuesday May 26, 2020

    COVID-19 Case Updates Nebraska         Department of Health and Human Services Dashboard             12,355 positive tests — 75,687 negative tests  —  150 deaths             Leadin... Read More

11th Nebraska prison employee tests positive for COVID-19

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - State officials say another Nebraska prisons employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says in a news release that a staff member at the Lincoln Correctional Center tested positiv... Read More