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Nebraska City celebrates community bonds

A series of four short vignettes using the real-life experiences of immigrants from Laos, Mexico, Sudan, and the Netherlands, “Vang” tells the story of how immigrants in the Des Moines, Iowa, region are using their agricultural skills to create better lives for themselves and their families.

Nebraska town to host Latino Women in Business Conference

Registration is open for the first Empowerment for Latino Women in Business Conference, hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs and the Small Business Administration. 

Anna Pratt, Women's Business Center director at the Center for Rural Affairs, says it's the first conference designed for Latino entrepreneurs and small business owners in Nebraska to be presented in Spanish. 

Iowans find common ground on climate change

2019 is on track to be the second or third warmest year on record at a time when some Iowa farmers still are dealing with extreme spring flooding and five years of falling income. 

A changing climate also fuels the pressure, but preventive measures are an option for many.