Nebraska Biocontainment Unit celebrates 10th anniversary

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, celebrated the 10th anniversary Friday of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit with a campus event bringing together leading government officials on the federal, state and city level as well as Rick Sacra, M.D., the f...

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Nebraska Biocontainment Unit celebrates 10th anniversary

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, celebrated the 10th anniversary Friday of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit with a campus event bringing together leading government officials on the federal, state and city level as well as Rick Sacra, M.D., the f...

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Nebraska's February jobless rate of 2.7 percent lowest in US

LINCOLN, Neb. A new report shows that Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate of 2.7 percent last month was the lowest in the country. The Nebraska Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the February rate is seven-tenths of a point under the February 2014 rate of 3.4 percent. ...

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One Room, One Teacher program look to honor rural education

One room school houses are a thing of the past, but Nebraska once led the nation with the most one room school houses throughout the state. Now the University of Nebraska-Kearney is recognizing those school houses, rural schools and the teachers that once taught in them. The One Room, One Teacher...

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Firefighters overcome grass blaze south of North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. Authorities are investigating after a grass fire burned for nearly two hours and threatened homes south of Lake Maloney in Lincoln County. Battalion Chief Jason Trimble of the North Platte Fire Department says he believes the fire had spread to 100 acres by the time he arrived ...

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White House Issues Action Plan to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria

WASHINGTON—The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find lethal bugs, and antibiotics to kill them. The plan, formally known as the National Action Plan ...

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Community Calendar

Mar
27
Fri
6:00 pm Buckaroo Bash Fundraiser – Omaha @ Omaha Mounted Patrol Barn
Buckaroo Bash Fundraiser – Omaha @ Omaha Mounted Patrol Barn
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
All proceeds benefit area youth, the Omaha Mounted Patrol and the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund.  Tickets available for $35.00-$75.00.  Open to the Public.  For additional information 402-554-9600 or clarkr@aksarben.org
7:00 pm Annual Dundy County Hospital Fou... @ Zorn Theater/Cultural Arts Center
Annual Dundy County Hospital Fou... @ Zorn Theater/Cultural Arts Center
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm
The Musical Variety Show will be featuring renowned local talent.  Past performances have been given rave reviews and this promises to equal or exceed those shows. Proceeds will be used to benefit the renovation to[...]
7:30 pm “Once Upon a Mattress” musical c... @ Central Catholic
“Once Upon a Mattress” musical c... @ Central Catholic
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm
Performances are scheduled for March 27th, & 28th at 7:30 pm and March 29 at 2 pm. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and available at Skagway North & South, HyVee, Ron’s Music,[...]
Mar
28
Sat
all-day Spring Turkey Hunting Workshops ...
Spring Turkey Hunting Workshops ...
Mar 28 all-day
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host six spring turkey hunting workshops across the state to help prepare hunters for the upcoming seasons. The free, two-hour workshops are open to all turkey hunters, regardless[...]
8:00 am 2015 Spring Boutique – Worms
2015 Spring Boutique – Worms
Mar 28 @ 8:00 am
Saturday, March 28 – We will have over 70 Local Vendors, Crafters and Foodies come together and present a day full of fun, chatting, shopping and refreshments! Come support local small businesses and Zion Lutheran[...]
8:30 am Legislative Breakfast with Senat... @ Dawson County Opportunity Center
Legislative Breakfast with Senat... @ Dawson County Opportunity Center
Mar 28 @ 8:30 am
Senator Matt Williams will be there to discuss updates on bills affecting Nebraska and our area in the Legislature.  Donuts and refreshments will be provided.  Presented by the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce.  (Room 204)

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