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Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2020 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at... Read More

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Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2020 semester.  He's once again joined by a special guest, Dr. Ronnie Green, the Chancellor of University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This week, Chancellor Green cha... Read More

(Audio) Communities welcome aquaponic farm walls

On June 17, four aquaponic growing farm walls took root in Goshen County, Wyo.  with two in Torrington, one in Lingle, and another in Ft. Laramie.  The project began in February, when  Sandy Hoehn, Goshen County Economic Development community d... Read More

Emerald ash borer found in Kearney as insect spreads west

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — The emerald ash borer has been found in Kearney, marking the first time the destructive insect has been confirmed in the state outside of eastern Nebraska. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture confirmed Monday the emerald ... Read More

Scholarships available for Trout in the Classroom program

Six $1,000 scholarships are available to Nebraska schools starting up Trout in the Classroom, a science-based program that allows students to explore aquatic ecosystems, life cycles, water quality and the scientific process by raising trout from eggs... Read More

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Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2020 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Last week, NU-system President, Ted Carter a... Read More

(Audio) UNK Announces First Round of Budget Reductions

KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen announced today the elimination of 15 positions in an effort to meet a $2.8 million budget cut outlined and affirmed today by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. The ... Read More

Audio: Nebraska Auctioneers Coming Back Strong After Pandemic

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the US early in 2019, auction companies were impacted with social distancing guidelines and state stay at home orders. Auction companies were quick to think on their feet though and many were able to move, postpone o... Read More

(AUDIO) Pender student receives $1,000 grant to expand FFA project

Alexis Bodlak, a student from Pender, Nebraska, was recently awarded a $1,000 student project grant from the Nebraska Farm Bureau. Bodlak, who will be a junior at Pender Public Schools, worked at a local greenhouse in Thurston during her first two... Read More

(AUDIO) NE high school rodeo athletes punch their tickets to nationals

High school rodeo competitors left it all in the arena this weekend at the Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo. Traditionally held in Hastings, the rodeo transitioned to Burwell in light of coronavirus concerns. The top 30 placeholders in each even... Read More

(AUDIO) Neb. teacher receives 2020 Home Baking Association educator award

A Nebraska teacher was named the winner of the 2020 Home Baking Associations Educator Award. Marla Prusa, a Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) teacher at Howells-Dodge Consolidated, received the award that seeks submissions from teachers, communit... Read More