Bold Nebraska and allied landowners with the Nebraska Easement Action Team rejoiced on Monday at the news that TC Energy (formerly TransCanada) has finally agreed to terminate easements still being sought via eminent domain proceedings in Nebraska county courts for its now-terminated Keystone XL pipeline project.
(The Center Square) – A financial watchdog ranked Nebraska seventh in the nation and stamped a “C” grade on the state for its current fiscal health.
Objections brought the Legislature's redistricting efforts to a halt as lawmakers began consideration of redistricting bills at the second stage of floor consideration.
On Oct. 11, Nebraska will officially observe Indigenous Peoples Day for the first time, and the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs has several events planned to mark the occasion.
Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen tested positive for the coronavirus last Sunday and is isolating at home with symptoms that are described as "not severe."
MADISON — A Pierce woman accused of embezzling nearly $90,000 from a local business was placed in custody on Monday following her appearance in district court.
DALLAS, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrity Marketing Group, LLC ("Integrity"), the nation's largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products, today announced it has acquired WealthFirm, a wealth management and retirement planning firm headquartered in Nebraska. As part of the acquisition, Nancy Brozek and Jared Faltys, Co-CEOs of WealthFirm, will become Managing Partners in Integrity. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- RFC Financial Planners, a full-service financial planning and wealth management firm based in Ann Arbor, Mich. has announced it's joining of Carson Partners, a partnership community of professional advisory firms dedicated to making the complex simple for investors across the United States. The 11-person RFC Financial Planners team, led by Michigan natives Michael Rautiola, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and Adam Finch, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, has $300 million in assets under management.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As schools across the country deal with social media issues like missing soap dispensers inspired by the recent TikTok challenge, some schools are taking a unique approach to change social media culture. They are educating students by allowing them to create their school's social media content.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NEOGEN Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that they have partnered with Hendrix Genetics, a multi-species animal breeding, genetics, and technology company.
The 3rd District would continue to expand into the northeastern and southeastern boundaries of Nebraska, adding Thurston, Burt and Washington counties on the north and Otoe County on the south.
Col. John Bolduc described the state patrol's process for storing and maintaining evidence as a sophisticated system with minimal room for abuse.
(The Center Square) – The Biden administration's proposed American Families Plan would fund improvements in education, child care, health care and family leave through a series of tax hikes, including raising the capital gains tax.
"We have to be sure it's easy to vote and hard to cheat," he said in a written statement.
The COVID-19 pandemic fueled a surge in demand among homebuyers that is only now beginning to show signs of slowing. This historic demand coincided with low borrowing costs, limited housing inventory, and labor and materials bottlenecks that have been hampering new construction. These factors have pushed home values to all time highs, forcing many buyers […]
Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon is leading the adventure that will include Sens. Anna Wishart of Lincoln, Justin Wayne of Omaha, Ben Hansen of Blair and Dave Murman of Glenvil.
After serving a sentence in England, he was released and settled briefly in Blair before he landed in state regional centers in Norfolk and Lincoln.
The act makes English the official language of the state and requires all documents to be printed in English.
In a ruling Wednesday, District Court Judge Jodi Nelson said the purpose of an "exception proceeding" is to provide an authoritative statement of the law for future cases in the same judicial district.
Michael Zimmer spent about three weeks on a base in South Carolina, greeting U.S. military members as they arrived back in the country. His role was to be available 24 hours a day to speak with anyone who needed support.
The Climate Strike at the state Capitol in Lincoln was one of more than 200 similar events taking place across the U.S. on Friday.
When the legislative workday ended, senators had given first-round approval to all of their remaining redistricting bills, including the legislative and congressional boundary proposals, with solid votes of initial support.
The mountain lion is at least the 14th known road-killed big cat in Nebraska since 1991.
A former patrol evidence technician and the owner of a Lincoln restaurant were arrested in the theft of more than $1.2 million worth of narcotics, including $329,800 worth of cocaine, according to the State Patrol.
Here’s a summary of the week’s noteworthy redistricting news out of Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin:
The staff member — a man whose nose was injured after he was headbutted — was treated at the Johnson County Hospital, according to a department news release.
Dist. 30 Senator Myron Dorn announced his intention to continue serving in the Nebraska Legislature, which comprisesGage County and southeast portions of Lancaster County.
“Our staff and students need this opportunity to mentally and physically reset," she said.
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As members of Congress debate its merits, Omahans are weighing in on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Nebraska State Patrol troopers found more than 10 pounds of methamphetamine on the scene of a single motorcycle crash in Saunders County on Wednesday evening.
Several authors withdrew from the Seward event after an author pointed to Concordia University's student code of conduct, which deems an "active involvement in a homosexual lifestyle" inappropriate.
Community welcomes home man who was in hospital for months with Covid-19
Current Arbor Day Foundation CEO Matt Harris will step down from his position in January, and the group's president, Dan Lambe, will take his place.
Members of the Redistricting Committee planned to continue negotiations into the night.
(The Center Square) – Count Nebraska as one of the states where President Joe Biden's plan to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for health care workers and many private sector employees is meeting opposition.
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The global reputation of Home Instead as a franchise industry leader continues to grow, earning additional recognition this year for cultivating a winning franchise for culture, receiving honors as a top recession-proof franchise, and being named a leading franchise for women and couples.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NEOGEN Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) has a marketing tool available for cattle producers that helps to mitigate the risk associated with purchasing calves in the marketplace. The Igenity Branded program, initially launched in 2019 as a partnership between NEOGEN and Superior Livestock, provides a secondary marketing avenue to producers currently utilizing the Igenity Beef or Igenity Feeder genetic tools.
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) will release third quarter 2021 financial and operating results on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. ET. The company's management team will host a conference call and live webcast at 8:45 a.m. ET.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Talent Plus, Inc. has launched its new website at http://www.talentplus.com
Dorn was instrumental in passing legislation that appropriates $2 million in each of the next two years to a fund that will help Gage County pay its costs of a federal judgment in the so-called Beatrice Six case.
Hundreds of signs with positive messages can be seen around Lee's Summit, MO; Jennifer Hunsinger and her family started the project five years ago to remind people to be kind.
The former Test Nebraska operator paid off debts of more than five dozen people, which totaled nearly $75,000.
"I am very confident that we can get this across the finish line," Speaker Mike Hilgers of Lincoln said Wednesday after several days of impasse that threatened to abruptly end the special session with a failure to act.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudl, a leading sports performance analysis company, and WeCOACH, the premier membership organization dedicated to the retention and advancement of women coaches, announced they will be hosting the third-annual BreakThrough Summit. The Summit, designed to develop, inspire and celebrate women in sports, will stream live on Tuesday Dec. 14 from 12pm to 5pm ET. Registration for the interactive event is free of charge for all participants.
In much of the country, public pension funding has been one of the most persistent public policy problems. For years, many state governments have failed to make necessary investments in their retirement system, resulting in funding gaps that increasingly present a looming reckoning for taxpayers. According to a recent report published by The Pew Charitable […]
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral, edge interconnection and data center services, announces the grand opening of its expanded edge data center in Omaha, Nebraska. The $40 million expansion includes significant upgrades to the facility's electrical power infrastructure and increases colocation capacity by converting this fiber-rich carrier hotel into usable, high quality data center space.
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mighty Dog Roofing, a thriving roof repair and replacement franchise that recently awarded its 125th franchise territory, announced today it has achieved the prestigious Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred status.
Protesters in Missouri want a public library to get rid of a book that teaches kids about puberty and sex education.
Pick any two cities or towns in the United States, and each will be home to people who work in very similar fields. Certain occupations in areas like education, sanitation, law enforcement, health care, and retail are common across the country as they are practical necessities. Still, the occupational makeup of different parts of the […]
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sep. 17 and 18, Certified Piedmontese partnered with Chef David Olson, creator of Live Fire Republic, in a dining-for-charity fundraising event and raised $20k in support of the BackPack Program by the Food Bank of Lincoln as part of the Guest Chef Series launched by Casa Bovina.