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2014-06-25 08:38:06

-- Five-year contract includes use of MSP, Customer CareNet, Electronic Loan Interface and iDisburse. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Knight Financial Services announced that Union Bank & Trust, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, has signed a five-year contract to service mortgage loans in-house using MSP, Black Knight's industry-leading mortgage and consumer loan servicing platform. MSP, a complete, end-to-end system used by financial institutions to manage...

2014-06-24 08:36:24

OMAHA, Neb. and LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the world's most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, today announced a new partnership with Chiswick Auctions (www.chiswickauctions.co.uk), London's most successful and well-known auctioneers of fine art, antiques and collectibles. This partnership provides Chiswick with a larger and more secure Marketplace to reach potential US-based buyers, and enables Proxibid to...

2014-06-19 16:22:31

DILLER, Neb., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the official dedication of the Steele Flats Wind Energy Center, located in Jefferson and Gage counties, Nebraska. Approximately 100 local residents, community leaders, and state officials gathered today at the new wind facility, which is capable of generating 74.8 megawatts (MW) of wind power, enough electricity to meet the energy needs of 19,000...

2014-06-18 23:16:18

Vet-led disaster group to help residents of Pilger, Nebraska. Los Angeles (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization, has launched Operation: Tough Town to support residents of Pilger, Neb., following deadly tornadoes. "Tough Town" honors Pilger's motto, "The little town too tough to die." A reconnaissance team has deployed to gather more information, mobilize resources, and connect with local emergency management agencies. Team...

2014-06-18 12:30:30

Program Celebrates a Century of Excellence On and Off the Field ROSEMONT, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Ten Conference concluded its 100(th) anniversary celebration of the esteemed Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting the 2014 class of honorees on Wednesday. Twenty-four student-athletes from 17 different sports were honored with the prestigious award, which was established in 1915 and was the first award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational...

2014-06-18 00:20:11

Five most expensive states along Eastern Seaboard IRVINE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the check engine light illuminates on the dashboard, drivers along the Eastern Seaboard now pay the most for related car repairs, according to CarMD's analysis of more than 145,000 vehicles needing check engine repairs in 2013. Drivers in North Carolina, which is home to the most visited Great Smoky Mountains National Park, paid the most in the nation to have the check engine light diagnosed...

2014-06-12 16:24:28

The 5K Obstacles-Optional Event Brings Good Unclean Fun to Nebraska LINCOLN, Neb., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dirty Girl Mud Run, the original women-only national 5K mud and obstacle run series, returns to Lincoln, Neb. on Saturday, September 13. Dirty Girls are encouraged to make a friend, make a memory and make a mess at this empowering event. Dirty Girl Mud Run LincolnSeptember 13, 2014Lancaster Event Center4100 N. 84th St. Lincoln, Neb. 68507 Dirty Girl Mud Run challenges...

2014-06-12 12:30:49

Allstate teams with former college baseball standout Aaron Boone to reward fans who catch foul balls during CWS(TM) opening weekend NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Snagging a foul ball at a baseball game is a rare and celebratory occasion. To honor fans who achieve this fortuitous feat, Allstate Insurance Company, a proud NCAA corporate partner, has partnered with baseball analyst and former all-star third baseman Aaron Boone to reward fans for their "Good Hands in...

2014-06-10 16:23:58

Select the Winner of the Bank of the West Celebrates America Opening Band Contest OMAHA, Neb., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cast your vote! Music fans across the country will help determine the winner of the Bank of the West Celebrates America Opening Band Contest. The winning band will experience the chance of a lifetime: opening a concert featuring Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker and Smash Mouth at the Bank of the West Celebrates America Concert on June 27 at Memorial Park in...

2014-06-04 08:35:26

DENVER, Colo., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT:FPI) (the "Company") today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire an approximately 640-acre row crop farm in Morrill County, Nebraska for approximately $1.0 million. The Company intends to sign a five-year lease with the seller at an anticipated unlevered annual cash return of approximately 6.25%. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected 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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'