September 11 memorial at Lied Center honors citizenship, sacrifice

On Sunday, members of the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Department, the Bellevue Kiwanis club, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10785 and representatives from the Bennington Volunteer Fire and Rescue department teamed up with more than 200 members of the local Patriot Guard Riders to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.  

On display for the ceremony was a three-ton steel I-beam relic from the World Trade Center, donated by the New York and New Jersey Port Authority.


A new website for students looking for internships makes debut

Internships are a great way for students to get real-world experience in a field and make connections outside of the university. Students might even be able to pick up class credit in the process.
Recently, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development created a website to provide internships for students statewide. The site, InternNE.com, focuses on placing Nebraska students into jobs and internships.
 


Crime Log 3-8-11

Crime Log 3-8-11


Incumbent wants to ‘get things done’ if reelected

As mayor, Jim Suttle said he is getting things done. And he doesn't plan on stopping.
"That's what we will continue to do in a second term-get more things done," Suttle said.
Suttle is running for a second term against four candidates-Brad Ashford, Dave Nabity, Jean Stothert and Dan Welch.
Based on his performance and health, Suttle planned on serving two terms as mayor from the start,
"Performance has been, I think, great," Suttle said. "And my health has been excellent. We're ready to do a second term."


Raising awareness of modern day slavery

Nearly 30 students raised awareness of the 27 million people in slavery worldwide on March 13.
 


Students learn needs of community

Last week, Tanner Johnson called a cardboard box "home." Put together with duct tape and zip ties and painted in a camouflage motif, the box was a few feet tall and a few feet wide.
Johnson joined about 20 fellow Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity members in Just Can It!, a community service project.