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NRD could lose valuable funding

The North Platte Natural Resources District is fighting to hold onto funds with the bill LB98. The bill if passed would extend the special budget authority of natural resources districts within river ... Read More

CPNRD Receives Aquifer Management Grant from Nebraska Environmental Trust

(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) announced today that it will receive $364,900 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the “Advanced Hydrogeologic Frameworks for Aquifer Management in Critical Sections of ... Read More

Tax Legislation to be Examined at Town Hall Forum in Lexington

Lexington, Neb. - A town hall forum on a state legislative tax proposal is set for Thursday, April 27. The event, hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs, will be at Lexington Public Library, 907 W. Washington St., Lexington, from 6 to 7 p.m. The d... Read More


Brandon Benitz is joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, for our weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” here in the Spring 2017 semester. This week, we start off with two questions regarding the Universi... Read More

(Audio) Chat with the Chancellor, with UN-System President Dr. Hank Bounds

Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Spring 2017 semester. Once again, he's joined by a special guest, the President of the University of Nebraska system, Dr. Hank Bounds. They chat about Dr Bounds' bigges... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Rodeo Week

Monday afternoon, Governor Ricketts joined members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Rodeo Association on horseback to proclaim Rodeo Week in Nebraska ahead of the 59th Annual UNL Rodeo, which will be held April 14th and 15th at the Lancast... Read More

Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor of the Year Awarded to Two Nebraska Teachers

LINCOLN, NEB. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation selected two recipients for the Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor of the Year award. Jesse Bower from Sutton Public Schools and Amy Tomlinson from Sandy Creek Public Schools were honored at the ... Read More

(VIDEO) At Installation, Green Says U of N is the DNA of Our State

Given Ronnie Green’s background in genetics, it was perhaps no surprise that, moments after being officially installed April 6 as the university’s chancellor, he extended a useful metaphor to the institution he leads. DNA, Green told a full ho... Read More

Committee Looking For Options After J-2 Project

Mark Czaplewski, biologist with the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program reported at Central Platte NRD's board meeting this past week that the Program’s Governance Committee is starting to prioritize water supply options that will take the... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his "Chat with the Chancellor" series with Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we talked about a number of the state and regional events UNK hosts on campus; a recent announ... Read More

Green's official installation as Chancellor is April 6th

Lincoln, Nebraska, March 31, 2017 – Faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to join in the official installation of Ronnie D. Green as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 20th chancellor at a special April 6 ceremony at the Lied Ce... Read More