Will Bauer

Will Bauer

Will Bauer joined Nebraska Public Media in 2021 after graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He now produces "Speaking of Nebraska" and serves as a general assignment reporter. While in college, he worked at Nebraska Public Media for 18 months and then reported for The Omaha World-Herald's breaking news and sports desks. Will is a Minnesota native, enjoys golfing in his free time and holds three undergraduate degrees.

As teens wait for work, ag firms turn to guest workers to tend to Midwest cornfields

By: - September 6, 2022

Over time, Lynn Leif found herself with less and less work to offer to teenagers. For more than 40 years, Leif and her family employed up to 500 middle and high schoolers to detassel corn in July and August. Based in York, Nebraska, she ran buses to pick up teens in neighboring Seward and all […]