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UNMC to hold open house for allied health careers at UNK

UNMC to hold open house for allied health careers at UNK

KEARNEY, Neb. – The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Allied Health Professions and College of Nursing will host their annual “Backstage Pass” open house at the University of Nebraska at Kearney for students interested in learning about careers in the allied health professions. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. and will last until 12:45…Read more »

FEMA Extends Deadline for Public Entities, Nonprofit Organizations to Request Public Assistance Grants

FEMA Extends Deadline for Public Entities, Nonprofit Organizations to Request Public Assistance Grants

NEBRASKA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the deadline for public entities and certain nonprofit organizations to request Public Assistance (PA) grants to help reimburse some of the cost of damages resulting from the March winter storm and flooding. The new deadline is May 20, 2019. At the request of the Nebraska Emergency…Read more »

Food Bank For The Heartland Providing Food To Flood-Affected Hall County

Food Bank For The Heartland Providing Food To Flood-Affected Hall County

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – As families across Nebraska and Iowa continue to reel from the catastrophic flooding and blizzard, many find themselves in the unfamiliar position of seeking emergency assistance as the long process of cleaning and rebuilding begins. Food Bank for the Heartland is committed to helping those experiencing hardship during these natural disasters and…Read more »

3rd Street Closure between 6th Avenue and Yanney Avenue

3rd Street Closure between 6th Avenue and Yanney Avenue

Kearney, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney and Midlands Contracting, Inc. announces that 3rd Street between 6th Avenue and Yanney Avenue will be closed to thru traffic beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019. The work to be completed is part of 2019 Part 1…Read more »

Izabella Voelker named to U.S. Cellular’s The Future of Good’s 16 Under 16 Recipients

Izabella Voelker named to U.S. Cellular’s The Future of Good’s 16 Under 16 Recipients

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – U.S. Cellular celebrated 14-year-old Izabella Voelker of Holstein Thursday as one of its 16 under 16 The Future of Good recipients, on behalf of Angels Among Us. U.S. Cellular is celebrating young humanitarians by amplifying the good they have done. Voelker will receive $10,000 for the nonprofit. Voelker was diagnosed with pineoblastoma…Read more »

Sasse Statement on DOT Emergency Relief Funds

Sasse Statement on DOT Emergency Relief Funds

WASHINGTON D.C. – The following is from the office of Senator Ben Sasse: U.S. Senator Ben Sasse released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Transportation announced $25 million in Emergency Relief to help repair roads that were damaged by the recent Nebraska floods. “This disaster destroyed many of our bridges and roads. Nebraska…Read more »

Governors demand more control over waterways

Governors demand more control over waterways

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) – The governors of three Midwest states ravaged by March flooding say they will pushing for more control over management of the Missouri River that borders their states. Management of the dams and levees along the river falls to officials of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, who met with Iowa…Read more »