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Kosman honored at Aksarben Ball Royal Court – KNEB

Hod Kosman, chairman and CEO of Platte Valley Companies was recently honored for his contributions to Business and Industry as a member of The Court of Honor at the Aksarben Ball. The Aksarben Foundation honored eleven individuals in five categories for their service to the Heartland on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at the CHI Health… Read more »

InternNE program luncheon Monday at NPCC – North Platte Telegraph

The Aksarben Foundation and TeamMates Mentoring Program will host an informational luncheon for the internNE program at noon Monday at North Platte Community College South Campus, 601 W. State Farm Road. Free tickets to the event are available at Aksarben’s internNE program aims to connect students with employers through internships and helping to create… Read more »

InternNE leverages partnerships across state to address statewide workforce challenges – Atkinson Graphic

InternNE, Powered by Aksarben aims to enhance internship opportunities by leveraging established community and regional organizations that have strong ties with local businesses. These organizations will play a pivotal role in improving internship experiences throughout Nebraska. “In collaboration with the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, we’re fostering local talent, attracting new talent to the workforce,… Read more »

UNL launches partnership to help Nebraska prepare for growing demand in tech careers – Nebraska Examiner

LINCOLN — The growth of Nebraska’s tech workforce has accelerated in recent years, and the University of Nebraska’s flagship campus is introducing a new program that builds upon the momentum. Today, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln launched a partnership with tech company SkillStorm to provide online, noncredit education — including some free courses — in growing… Read more »

TechTango bridges gap between tech professionals and education – News Channel Nebraska

One northeast Nebraska town held a meeting for tech professionals to help bridge the gap within education. NORFOLK, Neb. — Behind these doors at the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, IT professionals help bridge the gap scholastically for K through second level educators to help enhance tech within classrooms at TechTango.  Growing Together,… Read more »

Path to a stronger workforce – Lincoln Journal Star

In February, the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce introduced Vitality Lincoln — a strategic plan outlining a vision for Lincoln’s economic future. This detailed plan for Lincoln addresses six key initiatives, including a critical focus on fostering a diverse talent pool as a sustainable foundation for our local workforce. Today, I am excited to share information… Read more »

2 Papillion girls named Aksarben Ball princesses – Sarpy County Times

Two girls from Papillion were among the Aksarben Princess Court selected by the Aksarben Foundation for its annual Aksarben Ball coming up next month. Allison Marie Caldwell, the daughter of Laurie and Daniel Caldwell of Papillion, and Sophie Jean Denker, daughter of Julie and Lee Denker of Papillion, were both named to the court. The… Read more »

Aksarben kicks off fall show season – Midwest Messenger

The 96th Aksarben Stock Show, presented by the Aksarben Foundation, gets underway at Fonner Park in Grand Island Thursday Sept. 21. Competitors from 14 Midwestern states will be showing this week including Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, North and South Dakota, Arkansas, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. “I believe Aksarben is one of… Read more »

Making room for more Housing – Norfolk Daily News

Making room for more Housing units will be adjacent to downtown Norfolk Work begins on new $1.5 million student housing development By NEJLA MUMINOVIC Nearly 50 government, economic and school officials gathered on Phillip Avenue in Norfolk on Monday morning to celebrate the commencement of a new $1.5 million student housing development project connected… Read more »

Deuel County Families Receive 2023 Aksarben Farm Family Awards – Chappell Register

Deuel County 2023 Pioneer Farm Families – Honoring 100 Years: Mauser Family Farm – In 1881 Gottlob Christian Mauser left Unterbruden, Warttemberg, Germany for America. He settled briefly in Waco, NE before taking up a homestead in Deuel County Nebraska in 1898. After arriving in Nebraska, Gottlob worked as a blacksmith, a trade he learned… Read more »