Boy Scouts of America Chapters Sell Land Amid Crisis | Pro Club Bd

Boy Scouts of America Chapters Sell Land Amid Crisis

Photo: Frederic Lewis/Getty Images The Deer Lake Scout Reservation in Killingworth, Connecticut was originally acquired for farmland in the 1960’s by a local Boy Scouts of America chapter. Not much has changed in the decades since: The 253 hectare camp is an expanse of spectacular rock formations and an immaculate waterfront where scouts ice climb, … Read more

City Ends Williams Library Lease at Arnold Elementary as It Prepares to Move | education | Pro Club Bd

City Ends Williams Library Lease at Arnold Elementary as It Prepares to Move |  education

The Williams Branch Library will soon be packing up its books and vacating its spot at Arnold Elementary School in northwest Lincoln, but it won’t go far. Lincoln City Libraries are terminating their lease with Lincoln Public Schools for the 2,500 square feet they have occupied in Arnold since 2009 after the district rebuilt the … Read more

When a Store Closes… Local Artists Create a Gallery at the Northwest Arkansas Mall – The Free Weekly | Pro Club Bd

When One Store Closes… Local Artists Open Gallery at Northwest Arkansas Mall

MONICA HOOPER mhooper@nwadg.com When a clothing store closes, an art gallery opens. At least that’s what happened at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. “The mall made a very, very generous decision in March to donate space to local artists,” says Melissa Milton, who is an artist herself. “The mall representative said, ‘We’re willing to donate … Read more

The Pizzuti Collection Photo Exhibit showcases various American experiences | Pro Club Bd

"Surface Mining, Newmont Mining Corporation, Carlin, Nevada, 2012" by Lucas Foglia

With his 1860 poem “I Hear America Singing,” Walt Whitman proclaimed through the “various carols” he heard that the country was celebrating its common people—their diversity and contribution to American life. Maybe not so much in our day and age. Have all Americans—e.g., Native Americans, African Americans, immigrants—experienced their inalienable rights and been celebrated for … Read more

Nebraska Public Service Commission to Hold Reverse Auction to Expand Broadband | government and politics | Pro Club Bd

The Nebraska Public Service Commission will hold a reverse auction to fund $13 million for broadband rollout in certain areas of the state. Broadband companies have until July 15 to apply to participate in the auction, with the reverse auction scheduled for August 8. In reverse auction, each census block is given a starting price, … Read more

Project Lifesaver Helps Police and Autism Family Network Find Missing Children | Local | Pro Club Bd

Project Lifesaver Helps Police and Autism Family Network Find Missing Children |  Local

On May 17, officers from the Lincoln Police Department were dispatched to a north Lincoln apartment complex to report a missing child. A 9-year-old boy had left the complex and could not be found by his parents. Through the use of Project Lifesaver, a tracking technology that police are using in partnership with Lincoln’s Autism … Read more