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Nebraska Radio Network A petition drive has begun to cut property taxes by more than a billion dollars. The group, Yes for Property Tax Relief, has launched the drive that would provide a refundable income tax credit equal to half the property ... Read More
*EDITOR'S NOTE: This is an opinion piece sent to Platte River Radio by the One Nebraska Coalition. By Thomas J. Henning, Kearney The author is CEO of Cash-Wa Distributing Co., past member of the University of Nebraska Foundation Board of Directors,... Read More
By Mike Spataro, Associate News Director HASTINGS - The Hastings Chamber of Commerce had its annual banquet Wednesday night, handing out awards to businesses and people in the community. The Pioneer Spirit Award was given to Pauley Lumber Comp... Read More
By Mike Spataro, Associate News Director HASTINGS - Bigfoot is the talk of the town in Hastings as the annual Nebraska Bigfoot Crossroads of America Conference begins today. There will be many Bigfoot experts and enthusiasts at the conference. ... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds warned members of the legislature's Appropriations Committee Wednesday that deep budget cuts to the university system will cripple its ability to spur economic growth. Bounds ... Read More
By Kaleb Henry, Executive News Director KEARNEY - If you’re single on Valentine’s Day in the Tri-Cities, then according to a recent report you’re in the right area to swipe right. The infotainment site HomeSnacks says Kearney ranks third ... Read More
Nebraska Radio Network Several Nebraska Ag groups are backing a petition drive that calls on the legislature to pass property tax relief. Ansley Mick, with the Nebraska Farm Bureau, says the "Yes to Property Tax Relief" petition calls for a re... Read More
By Mike Spataro, Associate News Director HASTINGS - It was a quick and easy night for the Hastings City Council as they approved all the items on the agenda by a 6-0 vote. A couple of the items approved were to authorize the city attorney to ... Read More
Courtesy University of Nebraska at Kearney KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen today outlined proposed budget cuts that exceed $3.4 million, and affect 38 positions across nearly every campus unit. Men’s ... Read More
Nebraska News Connection Lincoln - A bill aimed at strengthening the Americans with Disabilities Act may not be what it seems. The US House could vote this week on The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 620), which would give businesses ac... Read More
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MIAA Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week Trey Lansman, F, University of Nebraska Kearney Lansman, a 6’7” senior from Harlan, Ia., had two more double-doubles this weekend to help UNK beat UCO and NSU at home.  Now having four straight ... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team will host Indiana tonight at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers are 20-9 on the season, 11-5 in the Big Ten Conference after Sunday’s 72-66 loss to Illinois. The Hoosiers are 16-12, 9-7 in the conference followi... Read More
Nebraska’s chances of reaching the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament took a major hit yesterday after losing to Illinois 72-66 in Champaign. The Huskers could not overcome the Fighting Illini’s hot shooting in the first half as Illinois hit 62 ... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team will play at Illinois on Sunday. The Huskers are 20-8 on the season, 11-4 in the Big Ten Conference after Tuesday’s 70-66 win over Maryland. The Fighting Illini are 12-15, 2-12 in the conference. Nebraska bea... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team won its sixth straight game last night by beating Maryland 70-66 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. It’s the Huskers longest winning streak of the season and the first time since the 1997-1998 season that Nebraska has won... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team will be looking for their sixth straight win tonight when they face Maryland at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers are 19-8 on the season, 10-4 in the Big Ten Conference after Saturday’s 67-55 win over Rutgers. ... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team beat Rutgers 67-55 on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. James Palmer Junior had 15 points for the Huskers. Isaiah Robey had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Nebraska is now 19-8 on the season, 10-4 in the Big Ten Conf... Read More
The Nebraska men’s basketball team will play host to Rutgers tomorrow at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers have won four games in a row to improve to 18-8 on the season, 9-4 in the Big Ten Conference. The Scarlet Knights are 12-14, 2-11 in the con... Read More
Signing day marked the end of the two month whirlwind for new Nebraska coach Scott Frost and his assistants. The staff coached Central Florida to a bowl win over Auburn and at the same time assembled a top 25 recruiting class with the Huskers. Fros... Read More
Sophomore Isaiah Robey led a balanced attack with a career high 21 points and eight rebounds as Nebraska defeated Minnesota 91-85 last night. This is the first win at Williams Arena in 15 years. James Palmer Junior had 19 points and nine assists fo... Read More
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Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 Today’s show is brought to you by: DAV Club, Pat’s Auto Repair and Towing, Jacobi's Carpet One, Vital Signs Health Fair, Hastings Symphony Orchestra, Bert's Pharmacies, Russ's Market, Regency Retirement Residence and Big Dally’s Deli For sale: Tire Machine $1,250, Snow Blower $550, 402-984-9970 For sale: 1966 Shasta Camper $300, Lawnmower $100, Wood Chip... Read More...

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Monday, February 19th, 2018 Today’s show is brought to you by: Papa Ray's Pizza and Café, Hastings Symphony Orchestra, GNC, Pat’s Auto Repair and Towing, Vital Signs Health Fair, Harvard Rest Haven and Animal Clinic For sale: Piano best offer, 402-469-9509 For sale: Women’s Winter Coat in size 3XL $5, 402-705-9612 For sale: 1988 Ford F250, extended cab, long box $1,000, Rebuilt ... Read More...

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Obituaries

Ronald Jerod “RJ” Barnes, Jr., 26

Ronald Jerod “RJ” Barnes, Jr., 26

Hastings resident Ronald Jerod “RJ” Barnes, Jr., 26, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 at Ma... Read More...

Jimmy “Jim” Flower Sr, 63

Jimmy “Jim” Flower Sr, 63

Harvard resident, Jimmy “Jim” Flower Sr, 63, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Mary Lan... Read More...

Paul E. Wathen, 90

Paul E. Wathen, 90

Hastings resident Paul E. Wathen, 90, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at Mary Lanning Heal... Read More...

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