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Nebraska secretary of state urges more voter registrations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale is encouraging eligible residents to register to vote or update their current information if needed. Gale issued the reminder as part of Nat... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August _ down a tenth of a point from 2.9 percent in July. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate also ... Read More

WWII rocket, grenade found in Nebraska destroyed

Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska State Patrol says its hazardous device technicians have destroyed a World War II-era rocket and grenade found this week in south-central and southeastern Nebraska. The patrol says the first device - a rocket - was fou... Read More

Early sugar beet harvest to run smoothly into regular harvest

Early harvest of the sugar beet crop has been underway since Sept. 4. The weather has been mild and hot, but the beets haven’t been affected. “Weather doesn’t really affect us in early harvest, as we only purchase enough beets to say ahead o... Read More

Georgia, Texas men charged in Nebraska marijuana case

Lincoln, Neb. -- Authorities say two men found with hundreds of pounds of marijuana in their rental truck have been charged in Nebraska. Lancaster County Court records say 30-year-old Brandon Arrington, of McDonough, Georgia, and 49-year-old Edwar... Read More

Sen. Fischer talks trade, Opioid Crisis, Prescription drug costs and Future Senate topics with RRN

U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer touched on several topics in an interview with the Rural Radio Network at the KRVN Radio studios on Thursday September 20th.   KRVN News Director Dave Schroeder hosted the interview.  International trade is an issue she close... Read More

Multiple agencies conducted drug sweep in Central Nebraska on Thursday

  Multiple law enforcement agencies participated in a drug sweep Thursday to arrest 12 individuals in the Central Nebraska region for federal charges of distributing methamphetamine and one defendant was also arrested on a state charge of dis... Read More

Trial set for man accused of killing of Lincoln woman

WILBER, Neb. (AP) _ Trial has been set for next year for a man charged in the death and dismemberment of a Lincoln woman. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 52-year-old Aubrey Trail was in a Saline County courtroom Thursday, where a judge set h... Read More

UNK department chair Teahon focused on developing educational leaders

KEARNEY – Michael Teahon understands as well as anyone the impact school administrators have on education. He’s been one for 25 years, including the past 18 as superintendent at Gothenburg Public Schools. Administrators, he said, establish th... Read More

Semi rollover west of Maxwell results in minor injuries

Maxwell, Neb. -- A semi rollover 4 miles west of Maxwell on Interstate 80 in Lincoln County occurred shortly before 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, sending the driver and co-driver to Great Plains Health in North Platte with minor injuries. The Nebraska State... Read More

This week in history:  Farm Aid III fills Memorial Stadium

The year: 1987.   The venue: Memorial Stadium. The lineup included Wille Nelson, Neil Young, Vince Gill, among others. The purpose was was to save the family farm. ---- September 19th was the 31st anniversary of Farm Aid III,  an e... Read More