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2013-10-02 08:20:34

KEARNEY, Neb., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Two Baldwin Filters employees were recently presented the CLARCOR Achievement Award for outstanding achievement. Craig Simmons and James Whitesel were recognized for their efforts on several projects at Baldwin Filters. The CLARCOR Achievement Award is given to an individual employed by a CLARCOR company who has exhibited behavior that embodies the values and philosophies of CLARCOR. Craig Simmons, Setup Specialist, was nominated...

2013-10-01 12:27:02

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal judge has ruled that Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning violated the constitutional rights of Activision TV by issuing a cease-and-desist order preventing the Farney Daniels law firm from representing the Florida-based technology company in intellectual property cases. In his Sept. 30 ruling, Judge Joseph F. Bataillon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska affirmed Farney Daniels' ability to represent Activision...

2013-09-30 12:23:13

DENVER, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Equity ("Platte River") announced today that it has acquired a controlling stake in Wildcat Minerals LLC ("Wildcat" or the "Company"). Founded in 2007 as an oilfield consumables distributor, Wildcat has evolved to become the leading independent material handling solutions provider to proppant (sand) producers, providing everything from procurement, to inventory management and transloading. "We are excited to partner with Platte...

2013-09-27 12:24:15

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosemary Abendroth, SVP, Global Communications Director, Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), was recently named to the University of Nebraska's prestigious Cather Circle. Created by the Nebraska Alumni Association, the Cather Circle promotes the growth and education of women through an alumnae-to-student mentorship program, and creates a nationwide network of female leaders with ties to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)....

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2013-09-27 04:00:28

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from September 26: The snow continued to fly over the Northern Rockies with some places seeing an additional foot of snow. Rainfall was heavy along the Pacific Northwest leading to flood watches as well. A cool, dry pattern was in place over most of the East, while Florida also began to dry out. Severe weather was very limited with no major events. Big Story Weather Discussion for September 27: Surface Map: High pressure...

2013-09-25 12:20:29

Purple Heart Veteran Enjoys Free Car Repairs from AAMCO Center in Omaha HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAMCO, the world's largest chain of transmission specialists and leader in total car care, continued its 50 Cars in 50 States initiative by repairing the car of a veteran in Nebraska through its national partnership with the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130807/DC60840LOGO) In honor of its 50th...

2013-09-24 08:26:50

Holly Robinson Peete Rallies Fans with Gameday Recipes and a Chance to Win the Ultimate Football Experience OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), is feeding football fandom with the launch of Hungry For Football, bringing ultimate game day meals and prizes to America's tailgates and living rooms nationwide. Actress, mom and self-proclaimed "crazy football momma," Holly Robinson Peete is teaming up with ConAgra Foods to launch...

2013-09-20 08:20:59

Interactive exhibit brings math to life for students ASHLAND, Neb., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MathAlive!(®), a highly interactive traveling exhibition that has drawn record-breaking attendance across the United States by inviting visitors to experience math in action, opens Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland, Neb. Presented nationally by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), this featured exhibition will run through Jan. 5, 2014. The 5,000 square-foot...

2013-09-17 23:01:52

The Boys Town Residential Treatment Center has expanded to include a second location on the Boys Town campus to treat more seriously troubled youth requiring supervision, safety and therapy. Boys Town, Neb. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Boys Town today opened its newest building on campus to offer medically directed care for more seriously troubled youth who require supervision, safety and therapy. The Boys Town Residential Treatment Center is a 34-bed facility, located at Boys Town National...

2013-09-16 08:30:57

SCHUYLER, Neb., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- QC Supply, LLC (QCS), a leading supplier of agricultural supplies and clothing, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded two GSA Schedules: Schedule 51V: (GS-21F-128AA) Hardware Superstore; and Schedule 84: (GS-07F-270AA) Total Solutions for Law Enforcement, Security, Facilities Management, Fire Rescue, Clothing, Marine Craft, and Emergency/Disaster Response. QC Supply is now certified to supply hardware supplies and clothing to...


Latest Nebraska Reference Libraries

Sandhills (Nebraska)
2013-04-18 23:21:59

The Sandhills, frequently written as Sand Hills, is a region of mixed-grass prairie on grass-stabilized sand dunes within north-central Nebraska, covering just over a quarter of the state. The dunes were established as a National Natural Landmark in the year 1984. The boundaries of the Sandhills are defined by various standards by different organizations. Depending on the definition, the region's area can be as small as 19,600 square miles or as large as 23,600 square miles. The dunes...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

2012-06-15 04:37:53

Symbol: MACAN Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NE, SD Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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