LINCOLN — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln conferred a record 3,753 degrees during commencement exercises May 19 and 20.
July 15 is this year’s deadline for grant applications to be submitted to the Bill and Virginia Coffee Family Foundation. Non-profit organizations that are either entities of government or have 501(c)3 tax status are eligible to apply. Interested groups should email Sue Coffee Rusie at gsrus…
This will be a six-part series on the major rivers and their respective drainages found in Nebraska with their geography and history about Nebraska’s rivers.
The Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center is home to "Celebrating Color and Light: The Art of Marilyn Belschner" through Sept. 6.
Chadron City Transit will make a second trip to Prairie Winds Casino on Thursday, June 8. The bus will leave at 8:30 a.m. from the Chadron Senior Center, and arrive back at the senior center at around 3:30 p.m.
Whether it’s events like Fur Trade Days and Old West Trail Rodeo, or one of the region’s many museums, feeding the underprivileged or delivering flowers to the hospital-bound, Northwest Nebraska depends on volunteers to fill a variety of roles.
Chadron High teacher Renae Noble was recently elected the Nebraska Director for the National Education Association (NEA), meaning she will serve as a voting member on the NEA for Nebraska.
Military veterans often struggle with individual problems associated with their prior service. Substance abuse, PTSD, despair, anger, and suicidality are frequently experienced by veterans. The Chadron VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) post is pleased to announce a new initiative designed to se…
LINCOLN — As part of the return to regular eligibility operations, Nebraska Medicaid has held weekly virtual meetings to provide information and answer questions. For the last three years, members who were validly enrolled got to keep their Medicaid coverage even if they were no longer eligi…
It was a cold, blustery night in February 2003, when 13 men and women met at the Nebraska Public Power District meeting room to discuss the possibility of starting a garden club. As part of her requirements for the completion of the Master Gardeners’ program, Fawn Larsen felt the community w…
WAYNE — Wayne State College is proud to announce that Dr. Randa Garden, professor of communication arts, was presented the State Nebraska Bank & Trust Teaching Excellence Award at the college’s May 6 commencement ceremony. Garden has taught at Wayne State since 1999.
Summer hours are back at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument! Starting Monday, May 15, Agate is open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. There will also be select days where the monument will be open in the evening to enjoy the night skies. These hours allow visitors to spend more time at the park, …
U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) announced his constituent casework staff will be hosting Mobile Office Hours around the state.
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 12 of Chadron will be offering poppies at local businesses on Saturday, May 20, for Poppy Day in honor of veterans. Donations will go to help veterans in need.
Recently graduated Chadron High Senior Aspen Graves has been named the State winner in the annual Doodles for Google contest, with voting for the national winner going on now through Thursday, May 25.
The Hard Red Winter Wheat growth in western Nebraska and the surrounding areas is behind, and Cody Creech, Nebraska Extension dryland cropping specialist, added it is behind by about two to three weeks in growth.
Kayla Campos of Alliance is the Project Strive/TRiO Student of the Month for April 2023.