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Grant applications being taken to promote outdoor recreation

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant applications for parks, outdoor facilities and other projects promoting outdoor recreation. The grants are funded by the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a program administered by the National Park Service for outdoor recreation projects...

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Grant applications being taken to promote outdoor recreation

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant applications for parks, outdoor facilities and other projects promoting outdoor recreation. The grants are funded by the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a program administered by the National Park Service for outdoor recreation projects...

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UW private donations lower than last year, but still high

Private donations to the University of Wyoming have fallen significantly from the year before, but officials say giving remains at a high level. UW received $52.7 million from private donors in fiscal year 2017, which ended June 30. In fiscal year 2016, the university received $63.1 million. UW...

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Nebraska Forest Service promoting forest management to reduce wildfires

The Nebraska Forest Service would like to work with forest landowners in the Wildcat Hills and Pine Ridge areas to reduce the timber that could lead to wildfires. The Wildcat Hills, Pine Ridge and Niobrara Valley forests in the Valentine area are home to an estimated 350,000 acres of timber that ...

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Gabel announces bid for Governor

Krystal Gabel is formally announcing her run for Governor, challenging Gov. Pete Ricketts for the Republican bid in the 2018 Nebraska Republican Primary. In November 2016, Gabel (I) advanced to the General Election for Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD), a race that spans three counties in the...

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University of Nebraska looking to revitalize Greek life

An ongoing partnership between fraternities, sororities, advisers and university staff has launched at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to find the path toward a national model of Greek life. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the initiative called #GreekVitality launched in April amid a w...

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all-day Cheyenne County Fair @ Sidney
Cheyenne County Fair @ Sidney
Jul 23 all-day
The Cheyenne County Fair runs through Sunday in Sidney.  For the complete schedule to to cheyennecountyfairandrodeo.com Thursday, July 20 7:45 a.m. Meet the Judge – Livestock Pavilion 8:00 a.m. 4-H Swine Show – Livestock Pavilion[...]
all-day Deadline: Twin Cities Early Chil... @ Scenic Knolls Golf Course, Mitchell
Deadline: Twin Cities Early Chil... @ Scenic Knolls Golf Course, Mitchell
Jul 23 all-day
Two person scramble.  July 29th  at Scenic Knolls Golf Course at Mitchell.  $65 per person, or $130 per team, includes 18 holes, green fees, cart and lunch.  Shot gun start at 8:00am.  Prizes for 1st[...]
all-day Goshen County Fair @ Torrington
Goshen County Fair @ Torrington
Jul 23 all-day
Join the fun at the Goshen County Fair in Torrington with a parade, dance, pig wrestling, 4-H and FFA exhibits and sale and lots more as we go “To the Moon and Back” at the[...]
all-day Morrill County Fair @ Bridgeport
Morrill County Fair @ Bridgeport
Jul 23 all-day
The Morrill County Fair continues through Saturday, July 29th in Bridgeport.  For the complete schedule go to morrillcountyfair.com  
8:00 am Convergence On Sacred Ground @ Ash Hollow State Park
Convergence On Sacred Ground @ Ash Hollow State Park
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This is a signature event of the Nebraska 150 celebration.  It will focus on history and people of the Ash Hollow area.  Themed demonstrations and activities include pioneers, military, homesteading, cowboys, and Native Americans.  Crafts,[...]
4:00 pm Theatre West Garden Walk
Theatre West Garden Walk
Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The 25th Annual Theatre West Garden Walk is July 23rd from 4pm to 8pm at 6 area homes.  This is a wonderful opportunity to see new ideas and how creative homeowners are incorporating plants into[...]

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