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UNMC, Nebraska Medicine planning new $1-$2B building project

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine are in the early planning stages of developing a new state-of-the-art research and patient care facility. Officials said at a news conference Thursday that he proje... Read More

Tri-City Food Fight Helps Everyone to Have a Happy Holiday

Kearney, Neb.,  -- The Tri-City Food Fight has begun.  It’s not as messy as it sounds.  The Food Fight is the annual competition between the Archway in Kearney, The Stuhr Museum in Grand Island, and the Hastings Museum to see which organization ... Read More

Woman: Drugs found in Nebraska traffic were birthday gift

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) - A pair from Minnesota face felony drugs charges after a traffic stop in Nebraska turned up more than 2 pounds (0.91 kilograms) of marijuana, several packages of THC concentrate wax, vape pen cartridges and concentrated marijuana ... Read More

Health Officials Highlight Risks Related to Unapproved  Stem Cell, Placental, and Umbilical Cord Blood Products

FDA issues public safety notification Lincoln, Neb. -- State health officials highlight risks related to unapproved stem cell, placental and umbilical cord blood derived products, including some that are called exosomes. According to the Nebraska D... Read More

With bowl appearance, UNK seniors build foundation for future success

KEARNEY – Luke Quinn could have left the University of Nebraska at Kearney football program. After graduating last December with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, he thought about starting his career, buying a car and helping his family... Read More

Huskers sweep Ball State in opening round of NCAA Tournament

LINCOLN, Neb. - The No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament after a 25-13, 25-18, 25-10 sweep of Ball State in front of a crowd of 8,204 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday night. The Huskers (26-4... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Signs Pearl Harbor Remembrance Proclamation, Flags to Fly at Half-Staff   

LINCOLN – On Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation designating December 7, 2019, as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Nebraska.  He was joined by Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) Director John Hilgert, members of the ... Read More

NPPC, AFBF Files Legal Challenge to Proposition 12

NPPC and the American Farm Bureau Federation jointly filed a legal challenge Thursday to California's Proposition 12, which imposes animal housing standards that reach outside of California's borders to farms across the United States and beyond. "Pr... Read More

K-State meat judging team finishes as national runner-up

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State University meat judging team completed the 2019 season with a runner-up finish at the International Intercollegiate Meat Judging contest in Dakota City, Nebraska recently.  Three team members also earned All A... Read More

Kitchen fire at local restaurant causes minimal damage, no injuries

Lexington, Neb. -- A kitchen fire at the Michoacan Mexican Restaurant at Jefferson Street and Highway 30 in Lexington was reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Friday. RRN/Lexington Police Officer directs traffic at the intersection of Jefferson S... Read More

(AUDIO) Global Grain Ending Stocks Continue Lower

A few weeks ago, we noted Mother Nature made a large dent in projected 2019 production and ending stocks. A few readers asked about the global ending stocks situation. For this week’s post, we review the global ending stock situation for corn, whe... Read More

China Fuels October Pork Exports; Beef Exports Down from Last Year

Strong demand from China bolstered U.S. pork exports in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Export Federation (USMEF), while October beef exports were below the very high totals posted a year ago. October pork expo... Read More

Rural Radio Network to Feature Women in Agriculture

Grand Island, Nebr. - The Rural Radio Network is excited to announce their "Women in Agriculture" series. Recent USDA data shows that thirty-one percent (31%) of American farmers are women. We are looking for nominations for this series set to begin ... Read More

VIDEO: Growing Christmas Trees in the Midwest! Friday Five (12/6/19)

Nebraska might be known for its corn and beef production, but Christmas trees are a popular commodity in the state. There are over 50 Christmas tree farms in Nebraska, 20 of which are members of the Nebraska Christmas Tree Growers Association. ... Read More