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NE State Fair Features Beef Masters Culinary Challenge

Beef will be taking center stage at the Nebraska State Fair on Friday, September 2nd during the “Beef Masters Culinary Challenge” presented by the Nebraska Beef Council and Central Community Colle... Read More

Statement from USDA Secretary on Farm Income Forecasts for 2015 and 2016

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the following statement today on the Farm Income and Financial Forecasts for 2015 and 2016, released by USDA's Economic Research Service. "Today's farm income forecast underscores the unique ability of Amer... Read More

Nebraska Chamber says income tax reform, workforce issues their Unicameral priorities

Many people may say the key problem facing Nebraska is property tax relief, but the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce says finding quality workers is really the biggest issue. President Barry Kennedy told the Scottsbluff Rotary Club Tuesday workforce r... Read More

February trial set in Colorado for former Scottsbluff nurse accused of sex abuse

A northern Colorado nurse accused of inappropriately touching several women under his care in Colorado and Nebraska is scheduled to go to trial in Larimer County in February. Thomas Moore is facing three counts of unlawful sexual contact for alleg... Read More

High Court hears arguments in Bluffs child abuse case

A child abuse case that began two years ago made it all the way to the Nebraska Supreme Court today (Tuesday). In September, 2014 .... 28-year-old Cody Olbricht was arrested after his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter was taken to the emergency roo... 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

Chadron Police recover stolen car; South Dakota man in custody

A South Dakota man is in custody in Chadron on charges related to a stolen vehicle that was being towed on a trailer. Chadron Police were called early Monday morning and advised of a stolen vehicle being sighted. The vehicle was located in the Reg... Read More

Minnesota Proposes Restrictions to Neonicotinoid Use

Concerns over the role neonicotinoids may play in pollinator health issues have prompted the governor of Minnesota and the state's Department of Agriculture (MDA) to propose sweeping restrictions to neonicotinoid use that are unprecedented for U.S. g... Read More

Nebraska High School Football Ratings

The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's result and this week's opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the ... Read More

Study Shows Benefits Of 'Livestock Friendly' Designation

More than a decade after Nebraska created its “livestock friendly” designation, participating counties have gained more cattle farms and lost fewer hog farms than those that lack the designation, a new study by agricultural economists at the Univ... Read More

Will Railroads Keep Up During Harvest in US and Canada?

With near-record corn and soybean crops predicted in the U.S. and big crops also expected in Canada, railroad companies in both countries are gearing up for what looks to be another high-volume harvest this fall. The question on many farmers' and shi... Read More