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COVID-19 paused process for family to become foster parents

Gena Winkles and her husband, Casey, wanted to adopt for years.  The Lincoln-based couple started the process in August 2019. Gena said she felt like...

Food truck showdown raises money for charity

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Two Lincoln businesses came together Nov. 5 to raise money for local charities. Muchachos owner Nick Maestas and Rutabagas owner Sarah Brown hosted a food-truck...

Webinar series educates farmers and producers on best practices

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The Nebraska Extension, designed to provide research-based answers to the agriculture family, hosted its first-ever “BeefWatch Webinar Series” through the month of October.

Why some families are now homeschooling

Image of a homeschool mom with three children on their first day of school surrounding a sign that says "Ginger Mountain Academy (our school for giant redheads)"
Families begin homeschooling during COVID-19 Kristi Harlen of Lincoln was nervous to tell her friends who children attend public schools about her family’s newest decision...

A weekend at the AppleJack Festival

Image of a couple wearing masks comparing apples at Arbor day Farm
Nebraska City celebrated their 52nd annual “everything-apple” festival, drawing in people from across the state. COVID-19 brought new challenges but the Arbor Day Farm has used those to their advantage.