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Four Corners Update 2/24

Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Update Over the past 2 days (February 23-24), there were 18 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the District: Butler County had 7 new cases for a total of... Read More

Dog euthanized after death of 1-month-old

Kearny- Authorities in south-central Nebraska have euthanized a family dog they say caused the death of an 1-month-old baby in the home. The Kearney Hub reports that the baby girl died at home last week. The Buffalo County Attorney's Office says an a... Read More

Low temperature records being broken all across the state

Omaha - Nebraska saw a number of low-temperature records broken Monday as a polar vortex pushed Arctic air into the Plains. The National Weather Service says record lows were broken early Monday, including in Omaha, Lincoln, Hastings and North Platte... Read More

NPPD asking customers to voluntarily conserve energy

Columbus, Neb. - Wholesale and retail customers of Nebraska Public Power District are being asked to take steps to conserve energy use due to current and future low temperatures that are affecting the state and midwestern portion of the country. C... Read More

Crawford & Walking C Cattle Co inducted into Dawson County Cattlemen Hall of Fame

  Terry Crawford and Walking C Cattle Co of Lexington were inducted into the Dawson County Cattlemen's Hall of Fame Saturday 6, 2021 during their annual meeting in Cozad. In making the introduction, Dawson County Cattlemen Executive Dir... Read More

Ricketts Names New NDOT Director

Governor Pete Ricketts has announced the appointment of John Selmer of Story City, Iowa as the next director of the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT). Selmer has served as Director of the Strategic Performance Division in the Iowa Departm... Read More

Romance Scammers Break Hearts and Bank Accounts

  With Valentine’s Day approaching, it is a prime time for romance scams. In this type of fraud, scammers target and take advantage of people looking for companionship or romantic partners and con them out of their money. Romance scammers s... Read More

IRS Criminal Investigation remind taxpayers to file accurate returns; Choose a tax preparer carefully

OMAHA, Nebraska — The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) reminds taxpayers today to file accurate tax returns and choose a tax preparer wisely. The nation’s tax season starts on Friday, February 12, 2021, when t... Read More

Freezer compressor led to Lexington house fire

See complete photo album by Paul Pack/ KRVN Radio:   RRN/ A house in southwest Lexington was completely destroyed by fire Tuesday morning. A freezer's compressor motor was believed to be the cause. (Photo credit: Paul Pack/ KRVN Radio) ... Read More

Bureau of Reclamation holding water challenge to reduce seepage of water in canals

In partnership with NASA Tournament Lab and HeroX, the Bureau of Reclamation launched a crowdsourcing competition on Feb. 4, entitled “Water America’s Crops Challenge,” to reduce seepage of water in canals. To hear more listen below: ...... Read More

Lesson plans highlight Nebraska park system

LINCOLN, Neb. — A new set of lesson plans offers teachers of those in kindergarten through sixth grade opportunities to integrate the Nebraska State Parks Centennial into their classrooms. Ten plans and one interactive map explore different face... Read More