Regents approve project to address rural health care workforce shortage

Regents approve project to address rural health care workforce shortage

LINCOLN – The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Thursday approved the program statement and construction budget for Phase II of the UNK-UNMC Rural Health Education Building on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus. Construction of the $85 million facility is expected to begin in September 2023, with projected…
Communicating with Farmers Under Stress program set for August 16 in Cambridge

Communicating with Farmers Under Stress program set for August 16 in Cambridge

Stress seems to be prevalent in the agriculture sector, especially in areas where natural disasters or wildfires have occurred. When temporary stress turns into chronic stress, it can impact physical health and mental wellness. Nebraska Extension is facilitating a workshop, “Communicating with Farmers Under Stress,” Tuesday, August 16, 2022, from…
Troopers Find 100 LBS of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 100 LBS of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

AUGUST 10 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating more than 100 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. At approximately 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, a trooper observed a Nissan Maxima fail to signal on I-80 near Giltner. During the…
Morningside Big Favorite to Win GPAC Football

Morningside Big Favorite to Win GPAC Football

(Sioux City, Iowa) –   The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) has announced the preseason football coaches' poll for the 2022 season. Morningside is the preseason pick to win the GPAC championship. This is the second year that all GPAC schools will compete in football with the addition of Mount Marty…
Jamestown Picked to Win GPAC Volleyball

Jamestown Picked to Win GPAC Volleyball

(Sioux City, Iowa) – The University of Jamestown tallied 115 points and was picked first in the 2022 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Preseason Coaches' Volleyball Poll. The Jimmies garnered six of the twelve first place votes. Midland, was picked second in the poll with 111 points and three first…
Hastings rodeo adds ranch bronc riding to list of events

Hastings rodeo adds ranch bronc riding to list of events

Hastings, Neb. – August 11, 2022 – The Oregon Trail Rodeo in Hastings, Neb. is adding a new event this year. Ranch bronc riding will be part of the rodeo August 19-20, held at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Hastings. Ranch bronc riding is similar to saddle bronc riding but differs…
K-State beef stocker field day slated Sept. 29 

K-State beef stocker field day slated Sept. 29 

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Beef cattle economic outlook, ongoing issues surrounding the transportation and cattle industry, and improving efficiency through feeding strategies and cattle comfort are among topics planned for the 2022 Kansas State University Beef Stocker Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 29.  The conference will be hosted at the K-State…
Whipple discusses importance of quarterback leadership

Whipple discusses importance of quarterback leadership

Nebraska offensive coordinator Mark Whipple met with members of the media following day 12 of fall camp Wednesday. Whipple addressed the energy struggles the team faced at practice. "At least they knew they did not come out with any juice and sometimes that happens," Whipple said. "It is going to happen if you play…