Community Ties

December 2014 Archive


CT: Sacramento Santa Community

Sacramento Santa Provides Wheelie Big Christmas

Dec. 23, 2014 01:45 PM CDT

Sleigh bells were ringing and so were bicycle bells at the EMQ FamiliesFirst Christmas party in Sacramento.

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CT: Training Tank Car Safety

UP Invites Nebraska Firefighters Trackside for Training

Dec. 9, 2014 01:00 PM CDT

Union Pacific's Hazardous Materials Management (HMM) Group recently provided training to Omaha's Fire Rescue 33 team using the railroad's training tank car and new boxcar classroom.

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CT: Safety Agriculture Insights

UP Plays Important Role During Harvest Season

Dec. 1, 2014 08:27 AM CDT

Jeremy Ostransky is a fourth generation farmer in Bennington, Nebraska. When Ostransky was in high school, his grandpa gave him 15 acres to work. "I held on to the land while I studied agriculture business in college. After I graduated, I wanted to farm, but it just wasn’t going to work," Ostransky said. "So I went and got a full-time job, and farmed after work and on the weekends."

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