Latest Nebraska Stories

2013-08-07 23:22:08

Get the chance to improve your social media skills with experts. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 On August 27th 2013, Southeast Community College will host a Social Media Bootcamp at their continuing education center. The class is from 8:30-4:30 with a break for lunch and costs $209. This class will give attendees a greater depth of understanding on how to utilize social media to promote their businesses and themselves. By the end of the class students will have an understanding of...

2013-08-06 23:01:55

FHLBank Topeka’s four-state district will soon be receiving an extra $1 million in grants. The $25,000 grants were awarded to 40 projects in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma, through FHLBank Topeka’s Joint Opportunities for Building Success (JOBS) Program. Topeka, KS (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 FHLBank Topeka’s four-state district received an extra $1 million in grants. The $25,000 grants were awarded to 40 projects in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma, through FHLBank...

FDA Confirms Salad Mix Responsible For Cyclospora Outbreak
2013-08-03 06:09:11

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An FDA investigation has confirmed an Iowa and Nebraska state health concern that bagged salad mix is responsible for a serious cyclosporiasis outbreak that has so far affected 16 states. Both Iowa and Nebraska had indicated on July 30, 2013 that prepackaged salad mix was responsible for the latest outbreak, but federal officials were not jumping the gun. The FDA's traceback probe led the agency to Taylor Farms de Mexico, S. de...

2013-07-31 23:00:37

B² Interactive in Omaha, NE is launching an instructional video series covering the basics of online marketing for Omaha businesses and organizations. Every Wednesday morning, the B² Interactive internet marketing team will post a new internet marketing instructional video to help Omaha businesses learn where to start with online marketing. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 B² Interactive, an Internet marketing and website development firm in Omaha, NE, will launch an...

2013-07-31 23:00:21

B² Interactive, an Internet marketing and website development firm based out of Omaha, Nebraska, has recently initiated an internship program for local Nebraska college students. The internship program will provide candidates with SEO, internet marketing and website development experience in an innovative environment. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 B² Interactive, a web design and Internet marketing firm based out of Omaha, Nebraska, has recently initiated an internship...

Stomach Bug Outbreak Affects More Than A Dozen US States
2013-07-31 06:40:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A stomach illness linked to the parasite Cyclospora has been on the rise in more than a dozen states across the US, with more than 370 reported cases since the end of June, according to a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on Monday. The CDC was notified on June 28, 2013 of two laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection in Iowa. Since that date, the CDC has been working with health officials from 15...

2013-07-16 23:23:54

Expansion to meet rapid customer demand for mission critical data center, hosting, and cloud services. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Cosentry, the trusted leader in Midwest data center services, announced today the expansion of Cosentry’s Midlands Data Center located in Omaha, Nebraska. The expansion is due to the increased demand for the secure and highly reliable facility, which serves clients seeking the premier facility for colocation and network services in the Midwest. The data...

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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Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'