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3rd Annual Agronomy Youth Field Day Held

  Nebraska Extension and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture partnered together to teach  youth ages 8-16 years old  at the  3rd Annual Agronomy Youth Field Day in Curtis. The partici... Read More

Ag educator is NCTA recruiter

CURTIS, Neb. – An ag educator knows what it takes to attract young minds into an agricultural career. The newest college recruiter for the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis is Juliana Krotz Kroeger, who majored in agricultural ... Read More

Family farrier business receives District Award

Crawford - On a grassy hill, where the Ponderosa pines break away sits the Butler Professional Farrier School of Crawford. The school was recently named as a winner of the 2018 Third District Excellence in Economic Development awarded by Congressm... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2018 semester.  Once again, he's joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This was a big week at UNK! The ribbon cutt... Read More

(Video) Coach Frost, players prepare for Fall camp

Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost spent time answering media questions ahead of his first Fall camp following the return to his alma mater.   Multiple players also stopped by the media room to share their thoughts of the upcoming season. With a he... Read More

RFI offers scholarships for Mobile Tech conference

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 2, 2018 – The Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska is offering 10 $250 scholarships for rural Nebraska community innovators to attend the 2018 Mobile Me and You national conference Oct. 26-27 at the Un... Read More

Presidential Message on National Shooting Sports Month

During National Shooting Sports Month, we celebrate the wonderful American tradition of shooting sports.  Shooting sports are a terrific reminder of our constitutional liberty and the attendant benefits that accrue to a free people: active friendshi... Read More

(Video) Renovated Husker Harvest Days facilities unveiled

In just weeks, thousands of visitors and exhibitors will descend on the Husker Harvest Days grounds .  New this year, $7.5 million in renovations to the 41 year-old facility. Media and local dignitaries received a sneak peak of the upgrades ahead... Read More

(Audio) As Village Flats opens, UNK vision becoming reality

George Holman knew Village Flats would be a popular place to live, but even he was pleasantly surprised by how quickly the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s newest residence hall reached capacity. “I knew there would be interest, I knew ther... Read More


Brandon Benitz continued his “Chat with the Chancellor” in the Summer 2018 semester.  This week, he's joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. We chat about the beginning of the Fall semester is just... Read More

(Update) Missing Thayer County man found

Endangered Missing Advisory for Kent Tietjen has been dismissed.  A communications specialist with the Thayer County Sheriff's Office confirms that  Kent Tietjen has been found.  (Previous story) An Endangered Missing Advisory has been acti... Read More