Omaha, NE – Band members at Omaha's Norris Middle School have new musical instruments thanks to a $20,000 grant.
The Norris band was presented with new instruments at a school assembly Wednesday. It was a surprise to band students--they were told to perform two songs as part of the end-of-year adjudication. School administrators and representatives from investment group Fidelity presented the new instruments following the final song.
Omaha, NE – A key to the city and a street named for him are among the honors Creighton's president is receiving as he prepares to retire.
The Creighton community, city and state leaders gathered Tuesday afternoon at the University's Kiewit Fitness Center for a ceremony honoring Father John Schlegel. He's retiring in June after 11 years as Creighton's president.
Omaha, NE – A new program beginning Tuesday in Omaha gives residents the chance to discuss neighborhood issues one-on-one with Mayor Jim Suttle.
The Neighborhood Walks program is a collaboration between the city and UNO's Neighborhood Center. Once a month, Mayor Suttle plans to meet with neighborhood associations and walk the area to discuss that neighborhood's areas of concern.