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Short Takes: Brummel chosen as curator of Joslyn's 20th-century art collection

Omaha World-Herald 17 Jul 2022
In addition to its own growing collection of Great Plains native plants, the Omaha garden center is bringing together three other specialty growers from the region — Midwest Natives Nursery, Great Plains Nursery, and Prairie Legacy, Inc ... Women job seekers in the Omaha area are invited to attend a MOMentum hiring event Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m.
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Entertainment calendar: Old Settlers Days, concerts and a circus are all happening this weekend

Fremont Tribune 23 Jun 2022
The String Beans Outdoor Concert, 6 p.m., Omaha Children’s Museum ... Omaha Jazz Festival, 6.30-10 p.m., Stinson Park at Aksarben Village, Omaha. Grammy Award-winning jazz guitarist Norman Brown will perform at the Omaha Jazz Festival ... “Respect,” 7.30 p.m., Howard Drew Theatre, Omaha Community Playhouse.
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Short Takes: Mustache challenge raises more than $1 million

Omaha World-Herald 19 Jun 2022
This year, the funds raised by M4K Omaha’s 240 growers went to support Kids Can Community Center and Child Saving Institute, while also gifting $100,000 to its “bonus charities,” Foster Love, Nebraska Red Dawgs and Imagine Inclusion ... “Mustaches for Kids Omaha would like to thank ...
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Polls set to open for Nebraska's May primary at 8 a.m. Central time Tuesday

The North Platte Telegraph 10 May 2022
CT (7 a.m ... Pete Ricketts of Omaha. Falls City cattle grower Charles Herbster, University of Nebraska Regent Jim Pillen of Columbus and state Sen. Brett Lindstrom of Omaha have generally appeared at the top of various campaign and independent polls ... Carol Blood or Roy Harris of Linwood — and Libertarian Scott Zimmerman of Omaha in the Nov ... Rep ... of Omaha ... .
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Reinke honors J&K Irrigation technician with Platinum PLUS Service Award

The North Platte Telegraph 27 Mar 2022
“Earning the Platinum PLUS Certified Technician title is a significant achievement and qualifies him to provide the highest level of service available to growers,” said Ken Goodall, director of North American sales for Reinke ... “Qualified service technicians are extremely important to growers when they make their buying decisions,” Goodall said.
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Entertainment calendar for March 25-31

Fremont Tribune 24 Mar 2022
Beyond the Eats, 7.30 p.m., Orpheum Theater, Omaha ... The event, put on by the Greater Omaha Orchid Society, will feature orchid displays from local, regional and national vendors and growers ... The event, put on by the Greater Omaha Orchid Society, will feature orchid displays from local, regional and national vendors and growers.
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Pulse letters for March 19 (with March 18 included)

Omaha World-Herald 19 Mar 2022
NIL looms large for Nebraska's fortunes 18-year-old dies in shooting in southwest Omaha Review and Photos ... Mark Doyle, Omaha President Metropolitan Utilities District ... Kathe Strand, Omaha ... Sullivan, Omaha ... Skip Rice, Omaha ... Atley Wedemeyer, Omaha ... “Downtown Omaha as an ‘Image Center’ Checklist”. ... Michael Leonard, Omaha ... Beth Borgmann, Omaha ... Larsen, Omaha.
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The Public Pulse: Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day; Ricketts resistance; LB 939; Tax brackets

Omaha World-Herald 18 Mar 2022
Scott Frost’s new assistants bring the edge and authority Nebraska needs in Big Ten 18-year-old dies in shooting in southwest Omaha 'You're going to make six figures as a player here' ... Mark Doyle, Omaha ... Kathe Strand, Omaha ... Sullivan, Omaha ... Atley Wedemeyer, Omaha ... 22) for your observations regarding the destruction of our library in downtown Omaha.
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Bird Flu Sweeping Through Poultry in Eastern U.S.

The Columbus Telegram 25 Feb 2022
Four people injured in shooting at Omaha grocery store Columbus faces ... Monarchs run away with fifth state title Attorney for Omaha woman who gave birth on sidewalk says she left to seek help. Poultry growers are being urged by federal officials to report sick or dying birds and to ...
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Bird flu sweeps through poultry in eastern US

The Columbus Telegram 25 Feb 2022
Four people injured in shooting at Omaha grocery store Columbus faces ... Monarchs run away with fifth state title Attorney for Omaha woman who gave birth on sidewalk says she left to seek help. Poultry growers are being urged by federal officials to report sick or dying birds and to ...
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Century-old canal plan puts Nebraska in 'unique and powerful position' with Colorado

The North Platte Telegraph 10 Feb 2022
It’d be preferable, two Omaha committee members said, to push Colorado to ... Supporters said Platte Valley farmers, cattle growers and cities, Omaha and Lincoln residents and even the central Platte’s endangered species depend greatly on the water Colorado now wants to claim.
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JACK'S INSIGHTS: Looking at the Sheep and Wool Industry in Western Nebraska

Scottsbluff StarHerald 07 Jun 2021
The title of the newspaper article was, “Here’s how America’s only wool testing lab is helping save the planet” ... JACK WHITTIER ... “At one time there were five sheep packers in Omaha. Farmers in the state used to feed a lot of lambs, purchasing them from growers in the Dakotas and bringing them here to finish out.” The Farm Progress adds ... .
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1920s Omaha: Babies and schools galore, fast horses and a meatpacking dynasty

Omaha World-Herald 14 Feb 2021
Each Sunday in February, we dive into The World-Herald archives for a glimpse of life in 1920s Omaha. For this installment, we also pulled gems from the Omaha Public Schools archives ... In Omaha, the baby boom sparks a school construction boom ... An average of 400 stock growers come to Omaha each day of the year ... Cattle trucks at the Omaha Stockyards.
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Farm and Food: The best way to start is to start

Lincoln Journal Star 14 Feb 2021
The piece (not available online) tracked a new, potent shift just beginning to hit the 600,000 hog farmers in the U.S. ... By the early 1990s, major stockyards like Omaha, Kansas City, and Chicago were faltering as packers moved to buy hogs “direct” from growers rather than the more costly stockyard “commission houses.” ... How? ... And rightly so ... .

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