OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PRC, a leading healthcare experience company supporting over 2,800 healthcare organizations across all 50 states, released findings from their National Health Survey showing over one-fifth (20.6%) of Americans have been diagnosed with a depressive order, with 30% having sought professional help regarding mental health. Read more
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CFO Systems has added Jim Harshman, John Lomoro, and Chris Whitlow to its nationwide team of 40-plus professionals focused on helping our clients grow. The CFO Systems team has extensive experience leading the accounting, finance, and human resources operations for organizations of all sizes. Each of the new team members will serve different sectors within the US middle market.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and a weapons count in the shooting death of his father last summer in Lincoln.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man has been charged with felony child abuse after police and doctors say he left his 3-month-old daughter with serious injuries, including a brain bleed.
History Nebraska still plans to collect items that show the pain of the pandemic, said its senior objects curator. "We just need to give people a little bit of space."
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Menzies, CEO of Applied Underwriters today announced the appointment of John Black, CPCU to Executive Vice President of the Company's newly expanded division, Applied Specialty Underwriters. Mr. Black, an accomplished underwriter with more than 35 years of experience, will focus on middle market E&S casualty risks, with primary and excess property planned for introduction in 2021.
About 4,000 students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have earned a total of 10,000 credit hours across the winter terms put into place after the university shortened its fall and spring semesters.
The troops represent part of a quick reaction force ready to respond if things turn ugly or dangerous on or before Inauguration Day on Wednesday.
Edward Manheimer, 75, was last seen driving a white Chevy Malibu in North Bend at 9 a.m. Sunday.
GLENVIL — The Glenvil community is banding together to help a family who lost their home and belongings in a house fire last week.
"The U.S. brand has suffered during the last four years," the Lincoln Southeast graduate says. "Our reputation for competence and stability will need a rebuilding effort now."
As climate change drives drought, and the rising global population drives food demand, the world's food security is ever more precarious. But struggling farmers may find relief from the soaring temperatures from the sun itself--and the technology that harnesses its power. HuffPost reports st…
(The Center Square) – Local governments spending of federal coronavirus relief dollars on special interest groups is a waste, a Kansas policy expert said.
LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New Sandhills Global market data reports show that inventory declines across the used agriculture equipment, construction machinery, and commercial truck markets have strongly contributed to substantial year-over-year value increases for machines the 10- to 15-year age group.
ST. MARYS, Kan., Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Andax Industries is pleased to announce the introduction of the Transformer Containment Pallet(TM) (TCP), a UN DOT 51H packaging and shipping solution for Packing Group III solid hazardous waste materials. This patented product is designed with an integrated pallet bonded to a flexible, liquid-tight containment system. This D.O.T and OSHA compliant packaging solution is approved for use with inner containers or articles, such as electric utility transformers. Additionally, its Packaging Group III rating helps you comply with EPA (40 CFR § 761.65(c)(6) when transporting or storing PCB contaminated transformers or articles.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is using new credential authentication technology at security checkpoints in Omaha’s Eppley Airfield to confirm travelers’ ID and their flight information in near real time.
Recent court rulings have interpreted the single-subject rule too narrowly and diluted Nebraskans' right to the initiative, Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart said.
Donald Trump may be gone from Washington on Wednesday, but he changed America — at least for now.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is planning to cancel the permit for the $9 billion Keystone XL pipeline project as one of his first acts in office, and perhaps as soon as his first day, according to a source familiar with his thinking. Bryan Wood reports.
Police seize 27 pounds of pot
Like many, Heide Massato didn’t know it was her responsibility as a renter to actively invoke protections during the moratorium: “I thought it was like a blanket coverage that would stop eviction.”
President Trump’s uncompromising, unorthodox and unpredictable style ushered in several shifts that will affect Nebraska for years to come.
Attendees marched from the state Capitol to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Newman Center during the event, which marked the 47th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision.
Nebraska saw 19% fewer bankruptcies last year despite the economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo.— The federal government faces a second lawsuit over flooding along the Missouri River after it was ordered last month to pay some landowners for damages.
Silver lining to a dark day
Homestead National Monument of America has a new name.
More than a dozen departments from three states fought the fire overnight, but it still covered 6 miles in two hours, the fire chief said.
Ricketts also said he's spoken with the Biden transition team about developing a partnership between governors and the federal government on the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine.
Speaker of the Legislature Mike Hilgers notified senators Friday that an ongoing law enforcement assessment currently finds "a minimal credible threat" of violence at the state Capitol this weekend.
The mob that broke into the U.S. Capitol spent hours roaming the building, including Statuary Hall where a bronze statue of Ponca Chief Standing Bear was installed in 2019.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are reserving the right to not meet as scheduled on Tuesday due to the expected armed protests at state capitols around the country.
Any more pro-Trump protests after last week’s assault on the nation’s Capitol could be both a public safety and public relations nightmare for Republicans.
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PRC, a leading healthcare experience company supporting over 2,800 healthcare organizations across all 50 states, released the findings from their national physician study, "Understanding CMO Challenges."
A barn on fire quickly turned into another field fire near Nelson; crews were on the scene at 9 a.m. Friday.
The prison has offered testing to all women living at the facility, said Corrections Director Scott Frakes.
The Nebraska Attorney General's Office, which called the law "constitutionally suspect" in a previous opinion, says it will appeal to the Nebraska Supreme Court.
The Jacob Fisher Rainbow Fountain will be a few weeks late in being turned on for the 2021 operating season while the venerable structure undergoes a renovation.
TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of a school year like no other, Kansas families and educators are gearing up to safely spotlight education options during School Choice Week 2021. Kansans are hosting 311 virtual or at-home celebrations during the Week.
LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of a school year like no other, Nebraska families and educators are gearing up to safely spotlight education options during School Choice Week 2021.
Republican John Olsson and Nicki Behmer, an independent, are the first candidates to announce plans to seek one of two open seats.
The Nebraska National Guard will send about 230 members to provide support for the swearing-in of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Jan 20.
MISSION, Kan., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Setting New Year's resolutions is one thing but keeping them is another. Look for ways to make it easy to stick with your plan this year so you can celebrate victories when you reach your goals.
In the midst of a pandemic and an economic recession, politicians in a number of states, including West Virginia, are looking at cutting income taxes this session, panelists in a discussion hosted by the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy said Thursday.
Media members are not allowed on the floor of the Legislature this year because of COVID-19 precautions, which creates the possibility of bypassing the open-to-the-media rule by conducting committee executive sessions on the floor.
Officials with the city of Hastings are eagerly awaiting increased distribution of vaccines to prevent against the novel coronavirus disease, or COVID-19.
Lowering the minimum age to 65 for Phase 1B could mean it will take four months to vaccinate everyone, a state official said.
One big snowman: a family in Iowa builds a 15-foot-tall snowman.
"Here in one of the agricultural powerhouses of the world, we're hemorrhaging both our tax dollars and our food dollars from our communities and school districts by purchasing out-of-state food to feed our kids," Sen. Tom Brandt said.
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sgt. Christy J. Stevens is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Professional for her accomplishments as a Police Sgt. and Owner and Master Instructor at Dek's Taekwondo School.