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Eight to receive UNK Alumni Awards at September homecoming ceremony

KEARNEY – Eight University of Nebraska at Kearney alumni will be recognized by the UNK Alumni Association during homecoming activities in September. The 35th Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony is Sept. 19 and begins with an 11:30 a.m. social, followed by the noon program and luncheon at the Ponderosa Room in the Nebraskan Student Union. Tickets are $20 per person and … [Read More...]

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Pride of the Plains Marching Band announces members, football road trip

KEARNEY – The Pride of the Plains Marching Band at the University of Nebraska at Kearney has named its members for 2014. The band includes 95 musicians and is co-directed by Brian Alber, assistant director of bands, and UNK Director of Bands/Percussion Duane Bierman. Mark Messner of Ogallala and Andrea Hesterman of Grand Island are drum majors. Morgan Shea of Roca is the … [Read More...]

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UNK TODAY: View the entire Kearney Hub special section

The Kearney Hub published its annual UNK Today publication, which includes five different sections, from Aug. 19-23. Issues include: Best Years of Your Life, Loper Line-up, Personalities, After Hours and Campus & Community. The 66-page section includes feature stories, news and information about UNK students, faculty, staff and their roles on campus and in the … [Read More...]


Weather forces UNK to move some Destination Downtown events indoors

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is moving two of its Thursday evening (Aug. 28) Destination Downtown events inside due to rainy weather and forecasts that predict more rain during tonight’s event. Omaha-based band Talbott Brothers will perform at 7:30 p.m. inside The World Theatre at 2318 Central Ave. The eating contest at 9:30 p.m. has also been moved inside … [Read More...]