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Central Nebraska Business Idea Contest deadline is Oct. 27

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – The deadline for the Central Nebraska Business Idea Contest is 5 p.m. Monday (Oct. 27). The contest is sponsored by the Center for Rural Research and Development at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. “Your business idea does not have to be a fully-thought-out business model, just a description of the product or service, … [Read More...]

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HALLoween at UNK features scary stories, treats

  KEARNEY – Children will be tricked and treated during Halloween events at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. HALLoween at UNK will be Wednesday (Oct. 29). Children can listen to spooky Victorian stories read by costumed interpreters from 2 to 8 p.m. during Phantoms at the Frank House. There will also be candy, punch, art activities and more. From 5 to 8 p.m., … [Read More...]

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Trivia event to raise funds for Mary Daake scholarship

KEARNEY - A trivia contest to create a scholarship in memory of Mary Daake is being hosted by the former University of Nebraska at Kearney employee’s friends, family and co-workers. The Mary Daake Memorial Trivia contest is at 3 p.m. Nov. 8 at Platte Valley Brewery in Kearney, 14 E. Railroad St. The event includes four-person teams and costs $100 per team, which includes … [Read More...]

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UNK ALERT: Park Elementary reports suspicious activity

At approximately 1 p.m., students at Park Elementary School reported a suspicious white male near the school. He is described as being about 30 years old, wearing a black shirt, brown jacket and blue jeans and holding a small gun-like object in his hand. Park Elementary is located approximately two blocks east of the university. The Kearney Police Department was not able to … [Read More...]

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Warren Sanger to speak about human genetics at UNK seminar

KEARNEY – Human genetics expert Dr. Warren Sanger will present a biology seminar at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Hosted by the UNK Biology Department, Sanger’s talk is titled “Human Genetics In the Clinical Setting.” He will speak at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 in Copeland Hall room 133. The talk is free and open to the public. Sanger is director of the Human Genetics … [Read More...]