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Bulldog band takes second at UNK band day

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) - Sep. 18, 2022

The North Platte High School band took second Saturday in the AA division of the annual band day at the University of Nebraska. North Platte finished second to Kearney High and ahead of Columbus among the top AA finishers in the 63rd annual UNK Band Day. Twenty-eight middle and high school marching bands participated in […]

Bulldog band takes second at UNK band day

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) -

The North Platte High School band took second Saturday in the AA division of the annual band day at the University of Nebraska. North Platte finished second to Kearney High and ahead of Columbus among the top AA finishers in the 63rd annual UNK Band Day. Twenty-eight middle and high school marching bands participated in […]

UNK senior works with military satellites during internship

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) - Aug. 29, 2022

Trevor Gordanier isn’t worried about finding a job after graduation. As an information networking and telecommunications major, he’s entering a field where skilled workers are in high demand. From his home office in North Platte, Gordanier recently worked with a team of electrical, networking and software engineers who are updating and upgrading a satellite system […]

UNK senior works with military satellites during internship

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) -

Trevor Gordanier isn’t worried about finding a job after graduation. As an information networking and telecommunications major, he’s entering a field where skilled workers are in high demand. From his home office in North Platte, Gordanier recently worked with a team of electrical, networking and software engineers who are updating and upgrading a satellite system […]

After two knee surgeries, Mauch grateful to be back on court

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) - Oct. 20, 2021

There was a time when Rick Squiers thought Sami Mauch’s volleyball career might be over. Mauch was a standout athlete at North Platte High School, where she played volleyball, basketball and soccer. Following her second knee surgery in less than two years, the University of Nebraska at Kearney head coach was prepared for the possibility […]

After two knee surgeries, Mauch grateful to be back on court

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) -

There was a time when Rick Squiers thought Sami Mauch’s volleyball career might be over. Mauch was a standout athlete at North Platte High School, where she played volleyball, basketball and soccer. Following her second knee surgery in less than two years, the University of Nebraska at Kearney head coach was prepared for the possibility […]

Mick Johnson plays important part at UNK

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) - Jul. 23, 2020

KEARNEY – A grand piano has roughly 12,000 individual parts. The vast majority of those pieces are tucked inside the cabinet, where a series of felt-covered hammers and tightly wound metal strings produce the instrument’s distinctive sound. It takes a skilled professional to keep such an elaborate apparatus in perfect harmony. “The more you learn […]

Mick Johnson plays important part at UNK

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) -

KEARNEY – A grand piano has roughly 12,000 individual parts. The vast majority of those pieces are tucked inside the cabinet, where a series of felt-covered hammers and tightly wound metal strings produce the instrument’s distinctive sound. It takes a skilled professional to keep such an elaborate apparatus in perfect harmony. “The more you learn […]

UNK event focuses on Simants murder case

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) - Oct. 17, 2019

A Nebraska newspaper’s role in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case will be discussed 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 during an event hosted by the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Carol Lomicky of Kearney, a former journalism professor who taught at UNK for three decades, and Chuck Salestrom of North Platte, who retired last […]

UNK event focuses on Simants murder case

Tyler Ellyson (University of Nebraska at Kearney) -

A Nebraska newspaper’s role in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case will be discussed 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 during an event hosted by the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Carol Lomicky of Kearney, a former journalism professor who taught at UNK for three decades, and Chuck Salestrom of North Platte, who retired last […]