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Omaha Public Radio News
12:33 pm
Mon May 16, 2011

2011 College World Series begins June 18 at new ballpark

Omaha, NE – The 2011 Men's College World Series begins June 18.

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Omaha Public Radio News
6:45 am
Sat May 14, 2011

Lawmakers hear criticism over district map plans affecting Sarpy, Box Butte counties

Lincoln, NE – Nebraska lawmakers on the Legislature's Redistricting Committee heard a lot of criticism and little praise from all over the state for their proposed congressional and legislative redistricting plans at two hearings May 13.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:39 pm
Fri May 13, 2011

Omaha Farmer's Market opened up last weekend in the Old Market and at Aksarben Village

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Farmer's Market opened last week downtown and at Aksarben Village.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:21 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

The NEA Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to an Omaha public education partnership

Omaha, NE – The Nebraska Public Education Partnership was awarded a $50,000 planning grant from the NEA Foundation.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:57 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

inCOMMON to open community center in former strip club building

Omaha, NE – A former strip club in Omaha's Park Avenue neighborhood will be the new home of a community center.

InCOMMON Community Development plans to open the Park Avenue Community Center in the former Sheri's Show Club location at Park Avenue and Leavenworth Streets in Omaha. InCOMMON executive director Christian Gray says it'll take about two months to clean up the building and turn it in to a community gathering space.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:34 pm
Wed May 11, 2011

The CTL at College of St. Mary is now offering a new seminar for local businesses

Omaha, NE – The College of St. Mary is offering Cultural Competence Seminars for local businesses.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:40 pm
Wed May 11, 2011

Minnesota-based IT firm opens an Omaha office

Omaha, NE – A Minnesota-based information technology firm hopes to have up to 50 employees in its new Omaha office within a year.

Ajasa Technologies opened an office in north Omaha's Family Housing Advisory Services building last week. The company provides IT staffing and consulting to large companies.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:34 am
Wed May 11, 2011

Redistricting committee to present new maps Friday

Lincoln, NE – People in Columbus, Alliance, Hastings, McCook, North Platte, Norfolk, Omaha and Scottsbluff will have an opportunity to share their thoughts with Nebraska legislators on the redistricting process via video conference at the Redistricting Committee's May 13 hearings.

The hearings, scheduled for 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., will be available in several locations throughout the state to enable citizens who can't attend in Lincoln to offer testimony and interact with the committee.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:19 pm
Tue May 10, 2011

The first annual Omaha Heritage Festival takes place at the end of the month

Lewis and Clark Landing

Omaha, NE – The first annual Omaha Heritage Festival takes place on Saturday, May 28th.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:09 pm
Mon May 9, 2011

Solar Home Tour and Talk this Saturday

The IA State Solar Decathlon House

Omaha, NE – The Iowa State Solar Decathlon Home has moved to its permanent location in Moravia, Iowa.

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