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Students take part in Arbor Day fun

At Atkinson Elementary School ...
Arbor Day was started in 1872 by Julius Sterling Morton in Nebraska City, Neb. Every state has had an official Arbor Day celebration since the 1920s. National Arbor Day is the last Friday in April. States observe Arbor ...

Pearl J. Atkinson

Atkinson, Pearl J. Age 85, of Blaine ...
Funeral service at KOZLAK-RADULOVICH BLAINE CHAPEL (107th Ave. NE & Hwy. 65) Wednesday at 11 AM with visitation one hour prior and reception to follow. "A Celebration of Life" 763-783-1100

Bakers Candies on state’s Passport site

R.F. Goeke Variety and Soda Fountain in Atkinson, Seihnert's Bakery in McCook, Serendipity Chocolate Factory in Tekamah, The Gering Bakery in Gering, The Sweet Shoppe in St. Paul, and Tru Café in Kearney. Only in Nebraska: Agate Fossil Beds National ...

Students sell candy to help classmate's family

Visit the school at 16160 NE County Road 315, Fort McCoy, during school hours, or call 671-6325. James Atkinson Jr., 9, perished when fire destroyed his family's doublewide mobile home at 14675 NE 206th Lane in Hog Valley, in the Ocala National Forest.

Cooksley Ranch spans generations

All three have returned to Nebraska to make their living farming and ranching. Katie lives in Atkinson where her husband helps run his family’s ranch. Casey and Leah are involved in the Cooksley Ranch. Leah’s husband, Matt Peterson, and Casey have ...

Adams State men win national title

Atkinson and Batt also ran on the Grizzlies' winning distance ...
The family lives in Albion. Two Nebraska-Kearney men placed at this year's national meet, including Cole Wellnitz, a graduate of Gordon-Rushville High. He finished eighth in the mile run ...

AU ROUNDUP: Baseball travels to UAB for non-conference game

Auburn Georgia and Nebraska to round out the top 10. Auburn ranks eighth nationally on vault with a 49.340 RQS, 11th on bars with a 49.250 RQS, eighth on beam with a 49.240 RQS and tied for eighth on floor with a 49.315. Individually, Caitlin Atkinson ...

Auburn Gymnastics ranked eighth nationally going into SEC Championship

Auburn Georgia and Nebraska to round out the top 10. Auburn ranks eighth nationally on vault with a 49.340 RQS, 11th on bars with a 49.250 RQS, eighth on beam with a 49.240 RQS and tied for eighth on floor with a 49.315. Individually, Caitlin Atkinson ...

Penny Y. Vail, 75, Fort At­kinson

She enjoyed her weekend trips up north with her family to their cabin in Ne­ce­dah. Penny is survived by her husband, Gerald of Fort Atkinson; children, Jill Vail of Plano, Texas, and Gary Vail of Fort Atkinson; grandchildren, Ryan Vail of Fort Atkinson ...

Atkinson, Neb. man pleads no contest in infant son's death

O'NEILL, NE (AP) - A 26-year-old Atkinson, Nebraska man has pleaded no contest in the death of his infant son. The Norfolk Daily News reported Tuesday that Michael A. Schroeder pleaded no contest in Holt County District Court to child abuse resulting in death.

Matthew Atkinson shirtless in The Young And The Restless

These Books Will Change Your Life - The Garden of Good and Evil Pancakes by the David S. Atkinson and Something Good, Something Bad, Something Dirty by the Brian Alan Ellis.

Travel. Read. Florida. Read. Alabama. Blizzards. Hotels. Read. Shrimp and Grits. Gin & Tonics. Read. And both The Garden of Good and Evil Pancakes by the David S. Atkinson and Something Good, Somethin…

Whatever it takes, break down the wall in your worship service prep

” “Nancy Beach says, “There is a wall in some churches… This wall divides the artists preparing one part of the service from the teacher who will deliver the message… What contributes most to this wal…

Rental – 41 Aspen Atkinson, NH 03811 is now new to the market!

Well kept end unit condo in desirable Bryant Woods with many amenities. Complex has a club house, walking trails, swimming pool, tennis court, garden plot, exercise room, one car garage. This prop…

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Having read the four books in Kate Atkinson’s Jackson Brody detective series I had high hopes for Life After Life. The Jackson Brody novels are all excellent, and the writing style is a mixture of mys…

UKIP expels MEP Janice Atkinson

Britain's populist UKIP party said it has expelled Janice Atkinson, a member of the European Parliament, following her suspension last week over what it called "allegations of a serious financial natu…

Félicia Atkinson – A Readymade Ceremony (2015)

Intimacy has always been part of Félicia Atkinson’s work. Under her own name and as Je Suis Le Petit Chevalier, the French musician, painter, and writer makes sound art that consistently feels like th…

Nostalgia 372 – The Fabulous Fifties in Guyana – By Godfrey Chin

Nostalgia 372 – The Fabulous Fifties in Guyana – By Godfrey Chin Updated in 2008 by the late Godfrey Chin 1937-2012 With Guyana celebrating it’s 42nd Anniversary of Independence, May 26 .. I share th…

"Aspettando buone notizie" di Kate Atkinson

Titolo : "Aspettando buone notizie" Titolo Originale : "When Will There Be Good  News ?" Autore : Kate Atkinson Editore : Marsilio Collana : Farfalle Pagine : 315 Anno : 2015 Genere : Narrativa Stran…

Jayne Atkinson Moon-Bound In Jules Verne Musical Theater Project At Brooklyn Academy Of Music

EXCLUSIVE: The British thesp currently appearing as U.S. Secretary Of State in Netflix’s Hous e Of Cards and alumna of 24 will play the wife of the prolific French sci-fi writer in Jules Verne: From th…


Domestic violence in ATKINSON NEBRASKA

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.



Get a Homeland Security Job in ATKINSON NEBRASKA

What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security has unique career opportunities that will challenge your mind and reward your skills and talents. As a Homeland Security employee, you will help secure our borders, airports, seaports and waterways; research and develop the latest security technologies; respond to natural disasters or terrorists acts; and analyze intelligence reports.

Next Steps

  1. Find the Job Right for You. Find DHS jobs at

    You can also use USAJOBS through an Interactive Voice Response Telephone System
    phone: 703-724-1850
    TDD: 978-461-8404.

    From general mission support to law enforcement to immigration and travel security to prevention and response, exciting professional growth opportunities exist throughout the Department.

  • Mission support careers involve the following fields: medical, human resources, facilities, budget, procurement, science and technology, training, intelligence, planning and coordination, detection, civil rights, fraud detection and more.
  • Law enforcement careers offer positions in protection of the President, Vice President, their families, heads of state and other designated inpiduals; securing the nation’s borders and enforcing immigration laws; interagency law enforcement training; and enforcing economic, transportation and infrastructure security.
  • Immigration and travel security careers involve protecting the nation’s transportation systems, as well as overseeing lawful immigration to the U.S.
  • Prevention and response careers protect the public, environment and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region, as well as provide preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation to reduce loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards are what these careers are all about.
  1. Read the Job Announcement. The announcement will provide you with information about job qualifications, duties, salary, duty location, benefits, and security requirements. Here you will be able to determine if your interests, education, and professional background make you a good candidate for the job.

A list of common terms is available to assist you in understanding Department job announcements.

Most Homeland Security jobs require U.S. citizenship and successful completion of a full background investigation and drug screening.

  1. Apply for the Job. Follow the instructions in the “How to Apply” section of each USAJOBS announcement (upper right tab). Instructions will guide you through the application process, providing you detailed information on the questions, forms, and format that must be addressed and used to capture your qualifications for the job. Submit all required documents and pay close attention to the application due date and application procedures, which will vary by job and the Department component.

    During the application process, veterans may be asked to identify Veterans Preference status.

    To post your resume online, apply to certain federal jobs, check on the status of your application, and receive automated job alerts, you must create a USAJOBS member account.

  2. Interview for the Job. The names of best-qualified candidates will be forwarded to the supervisor or hiring official. If you are one of the best-qualified candidates, the supervisor or hiring official may interview you in person or by telephone, or in rare cases may hire you based solely on your application materials. Selection procedures are subject to Federal Civil Service laws, which ensure that all applicants receive fair and equal treatment in the hiring process.


No matter where you are in your career - at the very beginning, transitioning to the federal government mid-career, or another stage in your professional life - the Department of Homeland Security has a place for you.

  • Student and Recent Graduate Job Opportunities - Learn about internships, fellowships and training programs available across the Department.
  • Experienced Professionals - Use your technical skills and management experience to contribute to the homeland security mission. Explore meaningful career opportunities today.
  • Retirees - The Department offers retirees meaningful work opportunities, including short- and long-term projects, on a part-time or flexible schedule.
  • Veterans - The Department is committed to recruiting and employing eligible veterans for suitable jobs.


Last Published Date: December 16, 2014


What you a need to know to become a US citizen

The process for obtaining citizenship requires time and preparation, but knowing the steps will help make the process more agile.

The following video contains information on the general requirements that need to be met to become a US citizen, such as:

Having the statutory age.

A legal resident and remain in the country while their application is processed. Importantly, marital status may result in a less extended period for citizenship.

Demonstrate English proficiency.

Having knowledge of history and government of the United States.

Be a person of good moral character.

Take an oath of allegiance to prove that supports and defends the United States and its Constitution.

You can get further information by visiting the website of Citizenship and Immigration United States (USCIS, acronym) or by calling 1-800-375-5283 (press 2 for Spanish), 1-800-767-1833 (TDD for hearing impaired).

Video Transcript

VOICE: If you are interested in becoming a US citizen, you must meet several requirements will vary depending on your situation. For example:

Be at least 18 years of age at the time you submit your application.

Have been a permanent resident for at least five years. If you are married to a US citizen, this requirement may be reduced to three years.

Having lived in the same state or district USCIS office having jurisdiction over the place of residence for three months prior to the date of application.

VOICE: You must also show that you have continuously resided in the United States.

VOICE: Continuous residence

OFFICIAL: Continuous residence means a permanent resident has not left the United States for a long period. Doing so could interrupt your continuous residence.

VOICE: Physical presence in the United States

VOICE: must also demonstrate physical presence in the United States. This means being present in the country for at least 30 months in the 5 years prior to the date you file your application.

VOICE: Other requirements include:

VOICE: Be able to read, write and speak English and have basic knowledge of the history and form of government of the United States.

VOICE: Some applicants do not have to meet the English language requirement because of their age and the time they have lived in the United States as permanent residents.

VOICE: You must also prove that knows and understands the fundamentals of the history, principles and form of government of the United States.

VOICE: moral character

OFFICIAL: To naturalized US citizen, must also be a person of good moral character.

OFFICIAL: Committing certain crimes may make him ineligible for naturalization.

VOICE: Pledge of Allegiance

VOICE: Finally, to become a US citizen should pay the Pledge of Allegiance.

VOICE: Everyone who wants to naturalize must be willing to support and defend America and our Constitution. In fact, you will not become a US citizen until perform this Pledge of Allegiance.

VOICE: You should note that it is obliged to reside in the United States while their application is pending.

VOICE: These are just general requirements. For further information contact the US Citizenship and Immigration United States through the Internet or by phone at 1 (800) 375-5283. [11]


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