The district board of education earlier this month approved nine resignations, many of which were solely because of the mandate, said Superintendent Todd Chessmore. Read more
The City Council on Monday approved new rules for short-term rentals that do not require 600 feet of space between them and would allow the city to revoke licenses to problematic short-term rentals.
OMAHA, Neb., June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading natural gas marketer Tenaska Marketing Ventures (TMV) and its Canadian business Tenaska Marketing Canada (TMC) are celebrating 30 and 25 years, respectively, of meeting evolving market needs and delivering value to customers.
LINCOLN, Neb., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Marketing Association - Lincoln Chapter (AMA Lincoln) and Lincoln Young Professionals Group (YPG) today announced a city-wide contest to redesign Lincoln's flag. The groups believe that the existing design, established in 1932 and including symbols of the Nebraska State Capitol, corn, and wheat, should be updated to more accurately represent the characteristics of Lincoln.
FREMONT, Neb., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wholestone Farms, a farmer-owned pork processor, has secured property in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, located near the intersection of I-229 and Benson Road within an appropriately zoned industrial park. Wholestone Farms plans to develop the purchased land into a new, state-of-the-art pork harvest and processing facility. The project value is estimated at over $500 million and will initially employ over 1,100 people.
PLATTSMOUTH – The state of Nebraska plans to put a lot of money into statewide internet access.
OMAHA, Neb., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014, will embark on "The Big Boy 2021 Tour" Aug. 5 to celebrate railroad heritage and the communities Union Pacific serves. This is the first tour since the locomotive was restored for 2019's "Great Race" tours celebrating the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad's completion. The multi-year restoration took place at Union Pacific's steam shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, following a retirement that spanned six decades.
The release of personal information including phone numbers and partial Social Security numbers was discovered by the Department of Health and Human Services on April 9 and disclosed in a June 7 letter to those who were affected.
If reelected, Brandt said he would continue focusing on rural broadband, property taxes, rural economic development, as well as rights for gun owners and "pro-life" polices.
OMAHA, Neb., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, home to the world's largest nocturnal exhibit and indoor desert, chose Skyfii's technology to manage occupancy and deliver a better visitor experience. Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium, also home to America's largest indoor rainforest and largest aquarium in a zoo, implemented Skyfii's technology products including people counters, IO Insights, and guest WiFi.
Even as a Husker athlete and police officer, Albert Maxey knew being Black in Lincoln required careful navigation to make it to the end safely -- all because of the color of his skin.
Damaging storms hit Excelsior Springs Friday afternoon; a look at damage where two homes fell on a home.
Storm damage in Harrisonville, MO
The renovations will be covered by the insurance money from last year's fire, as well as $1.7 million in private donations. The building is expected to be complete in early 2022.
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in about 20 years. Currently available Alzheimer’s drugs treat the disease’s symptoms. The newly-approved medicine, called Aduhelm, is the first to attack a substance that could be associated with the underlying causes of the disease — a toxic and sticky […]
The Lincoln Airport reported 1.6 inches of rain between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Six companies that sent treated seed to AltEn have applied to the Nebraska Voluntary Cleanup Program, which allows third parties to assume responsibility of environmental cleanup efforts at no cost to taxpayers.
A summer tradition in Wisconsin is coming back. It requires teens to jump off a boat, deliver mail, and jump back on.
"In a democracy, compromise is the only option," former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said. "I think we want a variety of ideas, concepts and interests because it reflects this broad country of interests. It makes us stronger, better and more decent."
The stretch of U.S. 275 between U.S. 77 near Hooper and Nebraska 91 near Snyder is closed both ways, according to the Nebraska's traveler information website.
Deputies were outside a residence southeast of Weeping Water on Monday evening when they heard a gunshot from inside the home and a person call for help, according to a news release.
LINCOLN, Neb., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Asking values for used commercial trucks and construction equipment in the United States continue to increase while farm machinery asking values continue to hold steady, according to a new Sandhills Global Market Report. The report affirms that heavy-duty sleeper and day cab trucks, excavators, crawler dozers, wheel loaders, skid steers, combines, and 100-plus-horsepower tractors continue to command higher selling prices compared to last year amid a lack of inventory. These complementary factors have continued to strengthen the Sandhills Equipment Value Index (EVI) in many used asset categories.
Addressing the Loofe family, Trail said: "I won't say I'm sorry, as that would be an insult to you after what I put you through, and I won't ask for forgiveness as I don't believe there is such a thing."
As the 93-year-old woman turned, the city's police chief said, her car struck a pedestrian, who was first transported to Seward's Memorial Hospital before she was transferred to Bryan West Campus by helicopter.
OMAHA, Neb., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Strawhecker Group (TSG) is pleased to recognize a selection of payments providers for their exceptional API offerings.
BEATRICE, Neb., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the hallmarks of a professionally maintained lawn is a distinctive striped finish. And while the look of a striped lawn may be the easiest benefit to identify, experts say striping has a beneficial effect on turf grass health as well.
OMAHA, Neb., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivacity, LLC, a trusted provider of carrier-neutral communications infrastructure and services, announced today the acquisition of Terra Consulting Group, LLC. Established in 2017, Vivacity, LLC is a Columbia Capital portfolio company with three operating arms – Vivacity Networks, eX² Technology, LLC, and now Terra Consulting Group, LLC.
Patrice McCabe aims to show RV travelers the treasures of Nebraska they can’t see from the interstate in the pilot episode of a new Discovery Channel series titled "RV There Yet?"
Kansas City metro gun violence: there were four homicides, with two juvenile victims, in four separate incidents within three hours Tuesday afternoon.
The city is pursuing 144 criminal cases against 14 businesses — including Madsen's, The Night Before and Grata. All parties have agreed to consolidate the cases.
GORDON, Neb., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Raise American is proud to announce the launch of its 100% American, 100% grass-fed, organic beef and flexitarian product line. Raise American recognizes consumer demand for sustainably-sourced meat and has answered the call. At Raise American, we advocate for regenerative farming and its positive impact on agricultural ecosystems. We also believe in complete transparency and intense oversite of our product line and its supply chain: two essential pillars of trust, upon which our brand is based. In this, we RAISE THE BAR for the organic beef industry! Our purpose is for American beef eaters and flexitarians alike to feel good about feeding their families with premium, organic beef products.
OMAHA, Neb., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet Linx, the only locally-focused, global private aviation company providing aircraft management, joint ownership and jet card membership services through its 20 private terminal locations in the U.S., today hosted its fifth annual Safety Summit for all of its 560 team members nationwide as part of the Company's continued dedication to delivering the highest standard of safety in the world for private aviation. For the fifth consecutive year, Jet Linx has voluntarily grounded its fleet of 120 aircraft to bring all of its employees together to discuss and advance new safety practices and standards for the Company and the private aviation industry.
Almost a dozen paintball attacks were reported in a 24-hour period over weekend.
A Wisconsin pharmacist sentenced to three years in federal prison for trying to destroy Covid-19 vaccine.
The U.S. Geological Survey said a spot 37 miles north of O’Neill was the epicenter of two earthquakes.
LINCOLN, Neb., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecsell Institute has launched its newest division, Ecsell Sports, aimed at benefiting athletic directors, coaches, and their student-athletes. Ecsell Sports builds on Ecsell Institute's decade-long research studies and expertise on human growth and performance. Sports brings the same systematic research process and rigorous data analyses from the boardroom to the locker room.
LINCOLN, Neb., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation grapples with how to move forward one year after George Floyd was killed, a University of Nebraska professor and immigrant is releasing a book that a colleague calls, "simply the right book at the right time in our country and the world."
LINCOLN, Neb., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelnet Campus Commerce, a division of Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE: NNI) a leader in secure payment technology in higher education, today announced the addition of Mike Rogers as national sales manager. Rogers most recently served as an application sales manager for Oracle America.
All Des Moines Area Community College campuses remained closed Monday following a cybersecurity incident last week.
An investigation is underway after a Cass Co., MO deputy shot and killed a woman Monday afternoon; authorities say a deputy shot her when she pointed a gun at them.
OMAHA, Neb., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Loophire is on the path to disrupt an industry dominated by outdated processes. Loophire automates the menial and inefficient (but essential) components of hiring, eliminating the assault of irrelevant resumes through archaic job boards or the disproportional expense of outsourced recruiting.
(The Center Square) – In the early weeks of 2021, it wasn’t clear which way Nebraska’s economy was headed as it emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic, experts worried. The answer now appears to be clearer.
The family of Roberto Zielinski calls for police to release video of the officer-involved shooting of Zielinski.
A Gretna woman was killed Saturday after her Dodge Ram crashed into a tree on the outskirts of town, according to the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office.
LINCOLN, Neb., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Denise Caleb, Ed.D., PHR, SHRM-CP, Executive Vice President of Client Strategy, Sales and Alliances Talent Plus, Inc. recently completed the Harvard Business School (HBS) Certificate of Management Excellence (CME).
The Biden administration has proposed a $6 trillion budget aimed at improving infrastructure, education, and health care. If passed, it would push federal spending to its highest level since World War II. It could also usher in the reversal of a long term-trend of declining government employment. Over the last decade, the number of Americans […]
OMAHA, Neb., June 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- After a hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19, Midwest Eye Care is pleased to announce the return of Mission Cataract, in cooperation with Clarkson Family Medicine and the UNMC Department of Anesthesia. This is the 26th year for the program, which provides cataract surgery at no charge for individuals who need the surgery but cannot afford to pay for it.
Find out the hottest spots to stay cool. Nebraska may be landlocked, but the state's waterways offer a number of places to enjoy the sand and water of a beach.
LINCOLN, Neb., June 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelnet International, a leading provider of education and payment platforms, is proud to announce the second event in our Indonesian series of Nelnet International Education Leaders Forums. This event, focuses on the future of our children and K-12 schools in the age of COVID-19, following a successful forum targeted at the higher education sector.
OMAHA, Neb., June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, announced today the appointment of Jennifer Brase to serve as managing partner of its Omaha, Nebraska office. As managing partner, Brase will oversee the firm's sales, operations, recruitment, development and growth, and spearhead strategic initiatives.