With a UNK social work degree, Me Maw is ready to help fellow refugees

With a UNK social work degree, Me Maw is ready to help fellow refugees

KEARNEY – Me Maw’s face lights up when she thinks about the day her family learned they’d be moving to the United States. Nearly a decade later, the moment still brings her joy. The 26-year-old was born in Myanmar, a country ravaged by the world’s longest ongoing civil war. This…
Sen. Marshall Releases 5th Episode of Ag Talk with Doc

Sen. Marshall Releases 5th Episode of Ag Talk with Doc

(Washington, D.C., May 19, 2022) – U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. today released the fifth episode of his monthly video series titled: Ag Talk with Doc, in which he sits down with various leaders in agriculture for discussions on the latest news affecting America’s farmers, ranchers, and producers. For the fifth…
History Nebraska announces Executive Director departure

History Nebraska announces Executive Director departure

LINCOLN, Neb. – David Levy, President of the Board of Trustees of History Nebraska, said today that Trevor Jones, the executive director and CEO since 2016, has announced his departure from the state agency effective July 1. Prior to leading History Nebraska, Jones managed the Historical Resources division at the…
Ep. 6 | Grain IQ podcast discusses role of Chicago Board of Trade

Ep. 6 | Grain IQ podcast discusses role of Chicago Board of Trade

In order to stay profitable, producers have to sell their commodities at or above their breakeven. Seems simple, right? So who determines what those commodities are worth? How do other people buy and sell futures and options? Who sets the prices of commodities? That’s where the Chicago Board of Trade…
Lex arrests now under federal indictment

Lex arrests now under federal indictment

    Two people who were arrested in a Lexington residence last month, following the controlled delivery of a package of Methamphetamine,  have now been indicted on federal charges in the case.        Nestor Gomez-Orta, age 36, and Mellenize A. Utterback, age 30, are charged with possession with intent to…
Wheat Tour 2022, Day 2

Wheat Tour 2022, Day 2

On Wednesday, 83 people on the Wheat Quality Council’s 2022 winter wheat tour made their way from Colby to Wichita, Kansas, stopping in wheat fields along six different routes.  Wednesday’s wheat tour scouts made 254 stops at wheat fields across western, central and southern Kansas, and into northern counties in…
Cozad Community Health System Names New CEO

Cozad Community Health System Names New CEO

COZAD, NE - The Cozad Community Health System Board of Directors has namedRobert Dyer as CEO effective immediately. Dyer has been with CCHS since June of 2002 beginning as a Physical Therapist, and morerecently acting as Executive Director of Outpatient Services for the health system. Dyer is aBoard Certified Orthopedic…
History Nebraska Foundation Names 2022 Officers, Board Members

History Nebraska Foundation Names 2022 Officers, Board Members

Lincoln, NE - 05/18/2022 The History Nebraska Foundation, which raises funds exclusively to support History Nebraska, has elected three officers to serve the organization in 2022.The officers are Ann Bruntz of Friend, president; Kim Elder of Paxton, secretary; and Ron Jensen of Lincoln, treasurer. Bruntz is a former member of…
Study: Agricultural Export Programs Offer Excellent Returns

Study: Agricultural Export Programs Offer Excellent Returns

A recent economic study indicates public-private U.S. agricultural export market development programs remain highly effective and generate a substantial return on investment. The study, welcomed by the Coalition to Promote U.S. Agricultura Exports, was conducted by IHS Markit and Texas A&M University. The researchers say MAP and FMD have accounted…