Month: July 2022


Shining a spotlight on families in the Heartland for their volunteerism and passion, the honorees that make up the 2022 Aksarben Ball Royal Court have been unveiled. The Aksarben Court was officially introduced Saturday, July 30, 2022, at the Hilton Omaha. Pages and Standard Bearers were introduced in the morning during the Royal Court Brunch… Read more »

Baxter Auto group Helps Children’s Scholarship Fund Pave the Way for Area Families

The late Talton “Tal” Anderson, a longtime automotive dealership executive, believed everybody should have equal opportunity to education, including access to private options. He believed this even as he attended public schools growing up, said his son Mickey Anderson, Baxter Auto Group president and CEO. “When it comes to education, my father passionately believed that… Read more »

Startup Omaha Week – A Celebration of The Omaha Startup Community

The Omaha Community is excited to bring back for the first time in five years, “Startup Omaha Week” – a week-long celebration of events focused on building a stronger and more collaborative startup ecosystem within the Greater Omaha area. From July 25-29, 2022, entrepreneurs of all types are welcome to participate in this year’s startup… Read more »

Northeast one of 15 U.S. community colleges selected for pilot project

Northeast Community College is one of 15 community colleges to be part of a nationwide pilot program. Northeast Community College is one of 15 “trailblazing” community colleges serving over 200,000 students from across the country to be selected to participate in a pilot project where representatives of the institutions will work together to tackle challenges… Read more »

Aksarben announces the 2022 Aksarben Farm Family Award Recipients for 100 or 150 years of consecutive farm ownership within one family.

Aksarben began recognizing the dedication and perseverance of Nebraska farm families in 1956. Since then, nearly 10,000 families have been recognized statewide. Paying homage to these families is something Aksarben looks forward to each year and, along with Nebraska Farm Bureau who partners on this award, we are excited to announce this year’s honorees. The… Read more »