The Cornhusker State is the best place in the world to live, work, and raise a family. That’s not just something we say—it’s reflected in national data. On a per capita basis, Nebraska welcomes more babies into the world each year than almost any other state.
“The naughtiest thing that I’ve ever done was, when I was young, I would go to the cemetery and scare people,” shared my grandmother, Nadine Douglas, as she sat at the table on the back porch watching the trains go by. I was pretty shocked that Douglas would do a thing like that since she acts way differently these days; but it was also pretty funny because I can just imagine people’s faces when she scared them! It reminded me of how she used to play pranks on her sisters all the time.
As we return to school from the holiday break please remember to keep your student home if they are not feeling well. If your child has vomited or had diarrhea, please keep them home for 24hrs before sending them back to school. If they have had a fever over 100.0 they need to be fever free for 24 hrs. WITHOUT the use of fever reducing medication.
Columbus, Neb. – Gov. Pete Ricketts joined representatives of Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), Monolith Materials, and Norris Public Power District for a joint announcement Monday regarding the facilitation of a significant addition to the renewable energy landscape in the state. The addition will provide significant short- and long-term value to Nebraska
The Nebraska Corn Growers Association is now accepting applications for the sixth class of the Future Leaders in Agriculture Scholarship (FLAGship) Program. The FLAGship Program is a scholarship program intended for future agricultural leaders in Nebraska. The Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) will award up to 5 $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors or college freshman who are continuing their education in the state of Nebraska. Three of the scholarships are set aside strictly for those students pursuing a degree directly related to agriculture. Two of the scholarships are open to non-agricultural degree seeking students.
“The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but, you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same, nor would you want to.”