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Youth & Family

Northeast Nebraska counties defying economic odds

An essential feature of America’s identity is the notion that if you work hard, a better economic future awaits.
Megan Hanefeldt, with the Knox County Development Agency, talks with community members in Crofton.

‘Train the trainer’ project aims to boost youth interest in computer science

Nebraska Extension is partnering with the National 4-H Council to pilot an effort to engage youth in computer science.
Computer Science

Extension to use telepresence robotics to bring Hour of Code to Sidney

Nebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H will use virtual reality and telepresence robotics to bring an Hour of Code event, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, to participants at the Sidney Public Library in Sidney.
Hour of Code

Nebraska youth to participate in nationwide computer science challenge

Nebraska youth will join others around the world in the 11th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day challenge from 4-5 p.m., Oct. 16.

A TREE-mendous celebration - Maxwell Arboretum fall festival is Oct. 18

The public is invited to the Friends of Maxwell Arboretum's fall festival on Oct. 18. This annual, family-friendly event will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum, near 38th and Holdrege streets on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus.
Maxwell Arboretum

20th annual Nebraska 4-H Foundation trail ride is Oct. 6-7

The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and friends are hosting the 20th annual 4-H benefit trail ride Oct. 6-7 at Nebraska National Forest near Halsey.
Trail Ride

Nebraska State Fair to feature 4-H exhibits, life-size robot, food samples

University of Nebraska–Lincoln representatives will join fairgoers in celebrating the state’s people, products and talent during the Nebraska State Fair Aug. 24 to Sept. 3 in Grand Island.
Raising Nebraska

Poll shows rural Nebraskans concerned about alcohol, drug abuse

Many rural Nebraskans think alcohol abuse and drug use are serious problems or crises in their communities, particularly in larger communities, according to the 2018 Nebraska Rural Poll.
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