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OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Big news for Huskers fans! To celebrate its recent entry into Big Red territory, Groundworks®, the nation's leading foundation and water management solutions company, is teaming up with University of Nebraska Athletics in a corporate sponsorship that will provide revenues to support the university's varsity sports programs. As the Official Foundation Company of the Huskers, Groundworks is sponsoring a long list of media placements, game signage, and ticket giveaways.

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LINCOLN - Nebraska Senator Mike Flood of Norfolk made an announcement Sunday that he is running for Nebraska’s First Congressional District seat currently held by Representative Jeff Fortenberry.

With U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry fighting felony charges in California, state Sen. Mike Flood of Norfolk announced Sunday afternoon that he is seeking to replace him in the 1st Congressional District.

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LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritas has introduced enhancements to its whole life insurance products, creating additional options to help meet client needs while maintaining current product competitiveness. The four new whole life insurance products are Ameritas Access Whole Life, Ameritas Growth Whole Life, Ameritas Growth 10-Pay Whole life and Ameritas Value Plus Whole Life. The products are issued by Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. in New York and became effective Jan. 1.

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OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) will release fourth quarter 2021 financial and operating results on Thursday, January 20, 2022, 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.

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COVID-19 hospitalizations make up 15% of all hospitalizations in the state, a threshold that could trigger additional restrictions on elective surgeries if it continues over the next week, the state's chief medical officer said.

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Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer spoke on the floor of the senate on Wednesday and urged her colleagues to reject the call from Democrats to end the senate filibuster.

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LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: MDWT), a technology-driven, life and annuity platform, today announced that its subsidiary American Life & Security Corp has launched the industry's first ever Fixed Annuities based on the S&P 500 ESG Index.

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LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: MDWT), a technology-enabled, services-oriented annuity platform, announced today that its subsidiary American Life & Security (ALSC) will begin offering exclusively to American Life's Fixed Index Annuity policy holders the Goldman Sachs Xenith Index.

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LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- GolfStatus.org, the leading event management platform for golf fundraisers, has partnered with celebrity booking agency The Celebrity Source to help connect charity golf tournament organizers with celebrities, athletes, influencers, and other public figures. The partnership provides event organizers planning charity golf outings and golf fundraisers with access, options, and first-rate service in sourcing a range of celebrities that best fit their event's needs.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Branch, a full-stack insurance company that uses data, technology, and automation to make home and auto insurance simpler to buy and less expensive, announces its expansion into six new states including Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah, and West Virginia. These states join a robust roster of 19 states where consumers can now purchase Branch's frictionless home and auto insurance. With the new states, Branch is now available to more than 140 million eligible Americans, with plans to be nationally available in 2022.

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OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- After recently rebranding as the Sodoro Law Group, Patrick J. Sodoro has quickly gotten to work growing the Firm to ensure their Clients receive exceptional service. Specializing in workers' compensation and insurance defense cases, attorney Eric W. Wells brings 14-plus years of trial experience to the Firm.

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Ryan Sullivan had been set to pilot a tenants’ rights project with Nebraska Law students in the spring 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic put those plans on hold. But he still saw an immediate need with evictions still occurring.

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LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Certified Piedmontese continues to grow exponentially as the company delivers 360,000 cuts of beef to customers nationwide between January and December 2021 – an increase of 2% over the same period in 2020 and of over 400% since 2019.