Nebraska Auctioneers get ready for annual convention

Nebraska Auctioneers get ready for annual convention

The Nebraska Auctioneers Association is set to host their annual convention in person April 30th through May 2nd in Hastings Nebraska. The 2020 convention was unable to happen due to the global pandemic. President of the Nebraska Auctioneers Association Travis Augustin says he expects a good turnout as the annual…
Ranch Practicum Scholarships Offered

Ranch Practicum Scholarships Offered

$175 scholarships are available for livestock producers from the Twin Platte Natural Resources District who apply for a scholarship by April 29th and complete the 2021-2022 Ranch Practicum. The Practicum is a three-season, hands-on educational program conducted by University of NebraskaExtension. It is designed to give participants additional skills and…
Ricketts: Biden Infrastructure Plan Isn’t Truly about Infrastructure

Ricketts: Biden Infrastructure Plan Isn’t Truly about Infrastructure

Nebraska's Governor is taking issue with the Biden American Infrastructure Plan, saying it's not really a true infrastructure program. During his weekly news conference with reporters in Lincoln Monday, Pete Ricketts said the actual percentage of the overall spending proposed by the Biden Administration really isn't that large considering it's…
NCTA Discovery Day is April 12

NCTA Discovery Day is April 12

CURTIS, Neb. – Prospective college students can attend “Discovery Day” on Monday (April 12) at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. Individuals of any age, including some changing careers or colleges, are welcome, says Gaylene Stinman, admissions recruiter. “Our NCTA Discovery Day is a great mix of individuals…
Pillen Launches Campaign For Governor

Pillen Launches Campaign For Governor

Columbus, NE – Today, conservative farmer, businessman, and University of Nebraska Regent Jim Pillen announced his candidacy to be the 2022 Republican nominee for Governor of Nebraska. "Our state is at a crossroads, and it's never been more important to have principled, conservative leadership with a vision for Nebraska's future," said Pillen. "We have…
CNPPID Board votes to enter next phase in merger study

CNPPID Board votes to enter next phase in merger study

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) — The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors voted during Monday’s monthly meeting to proceed to phase two of a study to explore a potential consolidation with the Dawson Public Power District. Last December, both organizations’ boards agreed to share the costs of retaining…
Nebraska State Fair adds marketing director

Nebraska State Fair adds marketing director

The Nebraska State Fair is excited to announce that Gary Kubicek has joined the Nebraska State Fair Staff as Marketing Director. He will be responsible for all marketing strategy, media relations, advertising budget, and sponsorship sales to promote and support the Nebraska State Fair, Aksarben, and additional events at the…
Consumers plan record spending on Easter

Consumers plan record spending on Easter

Consumers plan to spend an average of $179.70 this Easter, the highest figure on record, according to survey results released by the National Retail Federation. A total of 79 percent of Americans will celebrate the holiday and spend a collective $21.6 billion, down slightly from last year's pre-pandemic forecast of…