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Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Rodeo Week

Contact: Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970


Governor Pete Ricketts (left) rides down Goodhue Boulevard with members of the

UNL Rodeo Team in front of the Nebraska State Capitol before proclaiming Rodeo Week.


LINCOLN – This afternoon, Governor Ricketts joined members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Rodeo Association on horseback to proclaim Rodeo Week in Nebraska ahead of the 59th Annual UNL Rodeo, which will be held April 14th and 15th at the Lancaster County Event Center.  After joining members of the UNL Rodeo Team for a ride down Goodhue Boulevard just south of the State Capitol, the Governor signed and read the proclamation designating April 9th-15th, 2017 as Rodeo Week from horseback at the Governor’s Residence.


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Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Rodeo Week