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News | Rural Radio Network
Gangwish steps down from role

  Last week, KRVN Radio/Rural Radio Network bid farewell as Joe Gangwish prepares for a new opportunity. Gangwish dedicated many years to gathering agricultural news, reporting on trends in the markets and the weather so that producers can... Read More

(VIDEO) KRVN, Rural Radio Network to locate news bureau, studio at NIC

                                         See video announcement below   Nebraska radio station KRVN 880 and the Rural Radio Network will add a news bureau and production studio at Nebraska Innovation Campus this f... Read More

(AUDIO) Dawson County Farm Bureau Celebrates 100 Years

Over the weekend, the Dawson County Farm Bureau celebrated their 100 year anniversary at their annual meeting. It was 100 years ago in the winter of 1917 when a group of farmers met at the Dawson County courthouse to form the organization. Dawson ... Read More

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Brandon Benitz is joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, for our weekly “Chat with the Chancellor”. This week, we talk about one local college that recently published the fact that in 1990, 65% of t... Read More

Local retailer kicks-off Husker Fuel

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Renewable Fuel Nebraska are getting behind ethanol and have signed on with retailers to launch Husker Fuel, an E15 blend at the pump this fall. In the Panhandle, Western Travel Terminal has joined in, as a re... Read More

Downey Drilling looks to future with water services

Click here for interview with Downey Drilling President Tom Downey RRN/ The south view of the new Downey Drilling headquarters building in southeast Lexington. Three generations of the Downey family have been in the water well d... Read More

Flex Fuel Grand Opening in Gothenburg

GOTHENBURG, NE – Flex fuel vehicle drivers can take advantage of huge savings on E85 for just $0.85 a gallon at the Gothenburg Blue Heron Renewable Flex Fuel Plaza (1102 S. Lake Ave.) Thursday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Consumers will be ... Read More

Bankers: Rural Economy Continues to Struggle in 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A new report says low commodity prices and weak farm incomes are continuing to hamper the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states. The Rural Mainstreet Index for the region fell to from 42.2 in August to 39.6 i... Read More

Sugar beet harvest underway and market looks good

The early run of sugar beets is underway at both the Scottsbluff and Torrington, Wyo., Western Sugar plants and the regular harvest will begin Oct. 6. "We've purchased just over 100,000 tons of beets and we are averaging 15.88 sugar," said Jerry D... Read More

Governor Ricketts to Host First Annual Nebraska Steak Fry

Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced plans for an annual "Nebraska Steak Fry" that will debut with four fellow Republican governors. The governor's re-election campaign said Wednesday the event will include Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, Missouri Gov. Eri... Read More