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Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” here in the Fall 2019 semester! He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This ... Read More

Nebraska State Fair releases 2019 results

(Grand Island, NEB)—Nebraska State Fair today announced results for the 150th Fairabration held in Grand Island, Nebraska from Aug. 23 through Sept. 2, 2019. The State Fair encountered significant challenges this year with 6.62 inches ... Read More

CNPPID Oct. 7 board meeting summary

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – Several members of the public attended The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s monthly board meeting on Monday to express their concerns about access to a small lake on Central’s Supply Canal that is popul... Read More

Utility reminds farmers to watch for power lines at harvest

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers should watch out for power lines when harvesting their crops this fall. The Nebraska Public Power District is reminding farmers to keep an eye out for power lines when they bring combines and other large eq... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” segment here in the Fall 2019 semester.  This week, he's once again joined by a special guest, Dr. Ronnie Green, the Chancellor at University of Nebraska–Lincoln. There is a lot to tal... Read More

Area school awarded $10K for STEM program

Banner County School is among five Nebraska schools and others across the U.S. to receive a grant award from the Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education STEM program.  The school will receive $10,000 to enhance their STEM program Opti... Read More

Wyo. Governor applauds loan approval for Goshen Irrigation District tunnel repairs

In the wake of the Goshen/Ft. Laramie irrigation tunnel collapse on July 17, Governor Gordon applauded today’s unanimous State Loan Investment Board (SLIB) vote approving Goshen Irrigation District’s (GID) Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)... Read More

AUDIO: CASNR Experience the Power of Red Visit Day is October 12

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is offering potential students a glimpse at what it means to be a member of the CASNR community. CASNR’s annual Experience the Power of Red Visit Day... Read More

Listening sessions on rural community prosperity scheduled in North Platte, Lincoln

Two regional convenings in October will offer Nebraskans opportunities to share their best ideas on how the University of Nebraska can help rural communities position themselves for economic success. The listening sessions, which are open to the publ... Read More

VIDEO: Red Cloud farmer winner of KRVN's Bringing it Home Ram 1500 pickup!

A farmer near Red Cloud is the winner of KRVN Radio's 2018 Ram 1500 pickup that was taken around the listening area throughout the summer in a promotion called "Bringing it Home". Pat Hersh was presented the truck by a crew of KRVN staff members Wedn... Read More

Clean Diesel Rebate Applications Accepted Through January 17, 2020

The ’s 2019 Clean Diesel Rebate Program is now accepting applications for two types of rebates – local diesel truck replacements and agricultural irrigation pump diesel engine replacements. Applications must be submitted to NDEE by January 17, 20... Read More