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(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 fai... 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

Some Nebraska prison staffers to get $500 retention bonus

Nebraska corrections officials are awarding $500 retention bonuses to prison employees who work in jobs with high turnover and vacancy rates. The Department of Correctional Services announced the bonuses Tuesday as part of its efforts to recruit ... Read More

Bluffs council takes no action on proposed hotel occupation tax

The Scottsbluff City Council Monday evening elected not to take any action on a  proposed ordinance that would create a 4% hotel occupation tax that would be used to fund infrastructure improvements in the city. Clarence Gealy, representing Hampt... Read More

Bolzer prelim delayed, Continuance requested in Converse case

The man charged with motor vehicle homicide in a fatality accident August 20th on the west edge of Mitchell has had his preliminary hearing postponed. 23 year old Joshua Bolzer of Mitchell was to appear in court this (Tuesday) afternoon, but the p... Read More

Nebraskan Included in the Eight Finalists For USFRA's Next Faces Of Farming & Ranching Class

With enthusiastic farmers across the country, spanning beef, corn, cotton, dairy, pork, poultry and soybeans, excited to share the truth behind today's agriculture to consumers, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA®) announces today the final... Read More

Wyoming seeks to block judge's order on air ambulance fees

The state of Wyoming is scrambling to try to block a federal judge's ruling that the state may not regulate how much air ambulance companies charge for transporting workers who are injured on the job. The state is asking a federal appeals court in... Read More

Scottsbluff student makes splash at State Fair Education Competition

Bluffs Middle School/Scottsbluff High School was well represented by one student at the Nebraska State Fair last weekend in Grand Island. Courtesy SBPS Jamie Chen represented Scottsbluff during the Education Competition, placing in several eve... Read More

August 29, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.52 (-0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.52 (-0.13) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.52 (-0.13) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 2.82 (-0.16) New Alliance / Alliance – 2.82 (-0.16) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Gering council passes sales tax ballot language, delays acting on cottage home zoning request

The Gering city council Monday evening approved ballot language that formally places a half cent sales tax proposition before voters in November to fund infrastructure improvements. Concerns were raised by councilman Larry Gibbs the language might... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Monday (08/29/2016) Aquinas Catholic 4, Freeman 2 Chase County 22, Holyoke, CO 3 Chase County 24, Holyoke, CO 0 Raymond Central 11, Aquinas Catholic 0 Raymond Central 11, Freeman 3  ...... Read More