Pitchford leaving Husker basketball program

Lincoln – University of Nebraska forward Walter Pitchford announced Monday that he is giving up his final season of eligibility with the Husker basketball program. Pitchford will remain at the Unive... Read More

USDA Seeks Applications to Support Rural Businesses and Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 – Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah has announced that USDA is seeking applications for grants to support rural businesses and help create jobs.   “This USDA funding will ensure continued investments in... Read More

(VIDEO) Biotech University 2015

RRN's Jesse Harding attended the Biotech University in Phoenix, Ariz. Joined with her is Dr. Charles Arntzen, Founding Director of the Arizona State University Biodesign Institute....... Read More

Wildlife scientists study sheep disease in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) _ Wyoming wildlife scientists are in the early stages of a study of bighorn sheep. The study is trying to determine if well-fed, healthy bighorn sheep are less prone to contracting deadly pneumonia than sheep in poorer nutrition... Read More

Alliance Police investigating Shopko Pharmacy robbery

The Alliance Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place Monday afternoon. Lieutenant Ken Hart says that around 12:13 p.m . an armed man went to the Shopko pharmacy, pointed two handguns at the pharmacist and demanded drug... Read More

United Way seeks volunteers to help with agency funding applications

The United Way of Western Nebraska is looking for 100 volunteers to help make some serious financial decisions. Executive Director Steph Black says these volunteers will be needed for the United Way's annual fund distribution process for the age... Read More

Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted

NEW YORK (AP) _ Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy par... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers to debate proposed ban on flying lanterns

State senators will debate whether to outlaw small flame-powered paper air balloons in Nebraska. A legislative committee voted 7-0 on Monday to advance a bill that would ban the sale, possession and use of paper lanterns. The lanterns are made ... Read More

Senators advance measure to protect pregnant employees

Nebraska mothers-to-be will have better employment protection under a bill headed to a final vote in the Legislature. Senators advanced a measure Monday that would require employers to acknowledge physical limitations of pregnancy and make accommo... Read More

NCTA students survey PLANET landscape

Curtis, Neb. – It wasn’t the sky being the limit, recently, but the PLANET for horticulture students from a college in southwestern Nebraska. Eight students studying at the University of Nebraska’s College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis... Read More

Nebraska term-limit expansion measure wins initial approval

A ballot measure that could give Nebraska lawmakers an extra four years in office has won initial approval in the Legislature. Senators gave the constitutional amendment proposal first-round approval on Monday with a 27-12 vote. The current pro... Read More