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Bacterial Leaf Streak of Corn Confirmed in Nebraska

Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn, caused by Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum, has now been confirmed in Nebraska, as well as in Colorado, Illinois, and Iowa. The disease had not been previou... Read More

(AUDIO) RRN Live From State Fair

The 148th Nebraska state fair started with opening ceremonies  around 10 am on Friday the 26. The fair grounds are located in Grand Island. The Rural Radio Network will be reporting live from the fair. The booth is located in the southeast corner o... Read More

Fertilizers See Steep Price Declines

Retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the third week of August 2016 show price declines accelerating in recent weeks. All eight major fertilizers headed lower compared to a month earlier and all but one fertilizer has seen significant price dro... Read More

High school football schedule for the region tonight

The high school football season officially arrived last night with a few games scattered across the state. Tonight is the first Friday night with close to a full slate of games. The lights will be on. Here's a rundown of all the games in the ar... Read More

Maximize Next Year's Yields by Controlling Volunteer Wheat Now

Farmers can't control environmental factors like weather in order to give their wheat crop a healthy boost, but they can help curb disease by controlling volunteer wheat. So far, the state's wet summer has enabled volunteer wheat to take root and gro... Read More

Florida man died in Nebraska interstate crash, patrol says

Authorities have released the names of three people involved in a afatal Interstate 80 crash in south-central Nebraska. The accident was reported about 1:20 p.m. Thursday near the Gibbon interchange in Buffalo County. The Nebraska State Patrol say... Read More

One of three suspects in Morrill grocery burglary in custody

The Morrill Police Department says they have one man in custody and are still looking for two other suspects who broke into the U-Save Mart early the morning of August 5th. 19 year old Kaleb Hansen of Scottsbluff, who is already in the Scotts Bluf... Read More

Sasse Warns Against

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse commented on increasing tensions between the United States and Iran after the USS Squall fired on an Iranian military attack-boat near the Strait of Hormuz and the U.S. State Department issued a warning to Americans in the Midd... Read More

10th Wyobraska Coin & Stamp Show in Gering Saturday

The tenth annual WyoBraska Coin & Stamp Show will take place Saturday, August 27th at the Gering Civic Center. Show Chairman Larry Gibbs told KNEB News that dealers from four states will be in attendance to buy, sell, and trade with collectors... Read More

Dickey's Barbecue Pit coming to Scottsbluff/Gering

The nation's largest barbecue chain restaurant is coming to the Scottsbluff/Gering area. Dickey's Barbecue Pit, which already has 56- locations and 43 states, plans to locate a store in Gering within a year's time. Company spokesperson Michelle Ge... Read More

Ruling Favors Nebraska Utility in Power Line Survey Case

A judge has ordered a family ranch to let Nebraska Public Power District access its land for survey work. Court records say the ruling came Monday in the Brush Creek Ranch lawsuit against the district. The lawsuit sought unspecified compensation f... Read More