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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

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: https://youtu.be/gHsWlmio0xk   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

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

Multi-Agency effort leads to narcotics arrests in Kearney

An on-going, joint investigation involving members of the Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force resulted in the service of three search warrants at approximately 7 a.m. Friday morning in Kearney. Search warrants were served simultaneou... Read More

Crete Schools closed Friday over potential threat

Crete, Neb. -- Crete Public Schools are closed Friday on what was scheduled to be the final day and won't reopen this academic year according to social media sources. Shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday, this message was posted on the school district's... Read More

Adventure Camp about the Environment Welcomes Campers for 10th Year

Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are celebrating the 10th year of Adventure Camp about the Environment (ACE) June 16-19 at the State 4-H Youth Camp near Halsey, Nebraska. Nebraska’s 23 NRDs encourage middle school students inte... Read More

Box Butte County fatality

Alliance, Neb. -- The Nebraska State Patrol confirms a one-vehicle crash resulting in a fatality occurred in Box Butte County in the Nebraska panhandle on Thursday at approximately 6:30 a.m. A vehicle northbound on Highway 385 missed a curve about... Read More