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Eastern Wyoming College alumni invest $25,000 in ATEC

Eastern Wyoming College alumni David and Gina Briggs are investing $25,000 in EWC’s Agricultural Technology Education Center. Their investment will help construct a $7.9 million state-of-the-art fa... Read More

Legacy of the Plains Museum delivers 3,000 lbs of potatoes

The Legacy of the Plains Museum is finished its harvest, with deliveries of potatoes to area senior centers and food pantries on Oct. 9. Among the traditional crops, potatoes are a constant. The museum grows potatoes each year for its annual Harve... Read More

(Video) Trump promotes ethanol, republican politicians in Council Bluffs

President Donald Trump spent part of Tuesday evening in Council Bluffs, IA for a Make America Great Again rally.  The President was greeted by a large crowd that filled the Mid-America Center. The President touted the fresh news that his adminis... Read More

Nebraska Cooperative Council Annual Meeting and Hall of Fame

KEARNEY, NE--The 73rd Annual Meeting of the Nebraska Cooperative Council is scheduled for Wednesday, November 14th at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Kearney.  One of the highlights of this year’s meeting will be the induction ceremony ... Read More

Radio program to highlight Nebraska Manufacturing

      Nebraska Manufacturing is the topic of the next Rural Radio Forum. It will air on Tuesday October 16, 2018, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm CDT on 880 AM KRVN-Lexington, 840 AM KTIC-West Point, 1600 KNCY-Nebraska City and on 960 AM KNEB-Scottsbluff... Read More

Discovery Day is Monday

CURTIS, Neb. – Nearly 100 visitors are registered for Discovery Day on Monday, Oct. 8 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. High school students, parents and guests will take campus tours, learn about financial aid, meet with facult... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” segment here in the Fall 2018 semester, once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we chat about one of the unique as... Read More

Heuermann Lecture to feature Chuck Hagel, Bob Kerrey

Chuck Hagel and Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senators for Nebraska, will discuss civil discourse and its impacts on the state’s future during the first Heuermann Lecture of the season Oct. 22. The free lecture, sponsored by the University of Nebraska... Read More

Mitchell High School awarded 10K Monsanto grant for greenhouse

Halftime at Friday’s Mitchell High School football game saw students from Vicki Clark’s HALs (High Ability Learners) class recognized for their work on a grant for a greenhouse. The grant is the “America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Mons... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” segment here in the Fall 2018 semester! This week, we’re joined by a special guest, the President of the University of Nebraska system, Dr. Hank Bounds. This past winter, the University... Read More

Rural Nebraskans express optimism for the future

Lincoln, Neb. — Results from the 2018 Nebraska Rural Poll show that most Nebraskans are positive about their community and current situation and optimistic about the future, but Panhandle residents are more pessimistic. Fifty-two percent of resp... Read More