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(AUDIO) Farnam vet had property damage and tended to livestock injuries

Listen to interview with Dr. Kent Pieper, DVM   RRN/ A stretch of power poles and trees broke off along Highway 23 east of Farnam Friday night. In expediency, broken poles were safely moved off to the side for later pick-up. Farnam... Read More

Preliminary Report: Three tornadoes impacted Dawson County

Listen to interview with Hastings National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Mike Moritz.  This was done late Saturday morning before assessment was completed. A preliminary survey of storm damage by Hastings National Weather... Read More

(AUDIO) Hastings National Weather Service conducts damage survey following Friday's storms

The National Weather Service Office in Hastings sent out a survey team to Dawson County Saturday morning to assess the damages and characteristics of the supercell thunderstorm that passed through the area the previous evening. KRVN News caught up wi... Read More

(AUDIO) Extensive damage on Johnson farmstead near Farnam

Hear interview with Teresa Johnson:   A newer machine shed could not withstand they storm but, largely protected the equipment inside. A supercell thunderstorm that spawned tornadoes caused extensive damage to the Jerry and Teresa ... Read More

State historical park events to feature Miss V, the Gypsy Cowbelle

LINCOLN, Neb. – Three upcoming events at Nebraska state historical parks will feature programs by a unique guest: Miss V, the Gypsy Cowbelle. Through song and stories, Miss V will relate a blend of historical events and early homesteading. As a ... Read More

Assessing Your Farm's Financial Management Can Help You Survive Tough Ag Economy

Good times lift both good and bad farm managers, but when profit margins grow slim, farmers with higher levels of business intelligence are more likely to succeed and grow. Agricultural economist Dave Kohl, a professor emeritus at Virginia Tech and ... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate inches up to 2.9% in April

Lincoln, Neb. --  Officials say Nebraska's unemployment rate inched up to 2.9% in April. The Nebraska Labor Department said in a news release Friday that the preliminary April rate is up a tenth of a point from March's rate of 2.8%, the same figu... Read More

Farm damage near Farnam

Interview with Bruce Kalbelinger and Eva Holder:   Farnam, Neb. -- Severe weather left its calling card in a number of areas including the Jerry and Teresa Johnson farm, 5 & 1/2 miles southwest of Farnam... Read More

Violent storms overnight

Courtesy photo Couple near McCook lost their home to a tornado. They are reportedly okay, just scrapes and bruises.  Tornado near McCook. Video courtesy: Chance Koetter McCook, Neb. -- There were over 30 preliminary tornado reports in Nebraska... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Nebraska Top Turkey Hunting Destination

LINCOLN – Recently, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring Nebraska the Best Turkey Hunting Destination in the United States, the fourth time he has made such a declaration since 2016. “There are numerous reasons Nebraska is th... Read More

Tyson sues federal agency for $2.4M over hog inspections

Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcasses because a federal meat inspector lied about checking hogs at a plant in Iowa. Yolanda Thompson, who works for the U.S. D... Read More

Huskers split doubleheader with Wolverines to conclude regular season

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (28-19, 15-8 Big Ten) held Michigan to two hits in a 7-0 win over the Wolverines during the first game of a doubleheader at Hawks Field on Friday afternoon. Leading 1-0, Nebraska scored five runs in the ... Read More

KRVN Radio's 18th annual summer vehicle was unveiled near Johnson Lake Friday afternoon. The theme this year is "Bringing It Home!" It's a 2018 Ram 4x4 pickup. It's all black in color with custom hood, tinted windows and spray on bedliner. The... Read More

*Audio* Sasse Statement on Distinction Between Chinese Cold War and North American Trade Tensions

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, an outspoken trade advocate and a China hawk, issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s deal to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. “China is our adversary; Canada and Mex... Read More