Holdrege FFA competes at District Career Development Events

Holdrege FFA competes at District Career Development Events

On February 21st, thirty-one Holdrege Agricultural Education students competed in the District 6 FFA Career Development Events. The Holdrege FFA Chapter was well represented and qualified additional teams for the State CDE Competitions. The Agronomy team of Cooper Lindstrom, Jaren Moore, Sunder Schemper, and Quincy Bell competed in the contest…
K-State releases results of 2023 Crop Performance Tests

K-State releases results of 2023 Crop Performance Tests

MANHATTAN, Kan. – An annual report that summarizes the success of Kansas’ crop harvest indicates that drought and water management were still underlying issues for many Kansas farmers in 2023. The 2023 Kansas Crop Performance Tests are available online from the K-State Research and Extension bookstore, or at local extension offices in…
Northeast Nebraska county delivers blow to plans for carbon pipeline

Northeast Nebraska county delivers blow to plans for carbon pipeline

A rural Nebraska county delivered a blow Tuesday to plans by an Iowa corporation to build a pipeline carrying carbon dioxide across the state. On a 3-0 vote, the Stanton County Board denied a conditional use permit for Summit Carbon Solutions, which is seeking to build a CO2 pipeline from…
Local food access meetings to be held in Kearney today & March 14th

Local food access meetings to be held in Kearney today & March 14th

KEARNEY, NE – Farmers and ranchers, restaurant owners, and local food supporters in Buffalo County are invited to take part in public meetings focused on food insecurity and increased access to local foods. Meetings will be Thursdays, Feb. 22 and March 14, from 4-5 p.m., at the Kearney Public Library,…
Eagle Viewing Facilities to close after this Weekend

Eagle Viewing Facilities to close after this Weekend

The weekend of February 24-25 will be the last chance to watch bald eagles from The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District's eagle-viewing facilities at the Johnson No. 2 Hydroplant as well as the Kingsley Dam facility. Central provides the public with opportunities each winter to watch bald eagles…
Lexington ends season in York

Lexington ends season in York

YORK - The Lexington boys saw their season come to an end Wednesday night in the first round of the B7 subdistricts, falling to York 70-38. Lexington played from behind from the get go, not able to score their first points until about half way through the first quarter. By…
Got Good Genes? Researchers reverse engineer nature to improve wheat breeding lines

Got Good Genes? Researchers reverse engineer nature to improve wheat breeding lines

For researchers at K-State’s Wheat Genetics Resource Center, it’s all about the genes. Using powerful new tools like gene editing, these scientists are taking a molecular look at how to reverse engineer nature’s “survival of the fittest” in the laboratory to improve disease resistance, increase yield and protein quality and…
Loper home opener set for the this weekend

Loper home opener set for the this weekend

Kearney-The UNK softball team is scheduled to play four games at home this weekend. UNK is 4-5 on the season after the first two weekends of the year. KRVN's Jayson Jorgensen talks with head coach Katie Ackermann about the start of the season.
Updated Dawson County candidates list Feb 21, 2024

Updated Dawson County candidates list Feb 21, 2024

(I) Incumbent(N) Newcomer Dawson County -- Dawson County's election ballot has become more clear after Thursday's filing deadline for incumbents. Non-incumbents (Newcomers) have a filing deadline of March 1. Recent filers include (I) Laura Peltier for Cozad City Council West Ward. No one has filed for Cozad City Council East…