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Four members of the Ed Weir family appear on the big screen in Memorial Stadium Saturday during the jersey retirement ceremony of Weir and seven other Nebraska football greats. Family members, from right, included grandchildren Cathy Renk, Peru, Ill.; Julie Gockley, Imperial; Ed Weir III, Columbus; and Tad Weir, Imperial. (Photo courtesy of GWYNETH ROBERTS, Lincoln Journal Star)

Husker game day special for members of Weir family

    Husker fans eagerly awaited the opening of another NU football season at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

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Marvin Large (seated, center) and his late wife, Arlene, were presented the first Pioneer Award from the Beef Reproductive Task Force. Larges were honored Aug. 29 during the Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Symposium in Manhattan, Kan. Pictured at the awards presentation are, seated from left, Sandy Large, Regina Pederson, Marvin Large, Myra Large, back, Larry Rowden, Travis Chrisman, Kevin Large, Stuart Pederson, Dean Large, Joe Large, Dale Large, Ryan Large and Willie Altenburg. (Courtesy photo)

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Marvin Large displays the plaque for the new award named in honor of him and his late wife, Arlene. The map represents the locations where Larges Breeding Barns have been sold in North America. (Courtesy photo)

KSU beef Pioneer Award named in honor of Marvin and Arlene Large

The multi-state university-based Beef Reproduction Leadership Team presented its inaugural Pioneer Award Aug. 29 to Marvin and the late Arlene Large of Imperial.



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