LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate in January hit 3.5 percent, its lowest mark since September 2008.
The rate was a tenth of a point under the 3.6 percent in December and four-tenths of a point below the January 2013 rate of 3.9 percent.
The state Department of Labor released the employment data on Friday.
The new Nebraska figure remained well below the national unemployment rate of 6.6 percent in January.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has dropped slightly but still suggests growth over the next three to six months.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based economist says a survey of bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests the regional economy is losing steam.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators will hold the first public meeting on the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant since it restarted late last year.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will be released on March 1st.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District has sold a portion of its original property in the downtown area.
The Omaha City Council will vote in two weeks on whether or not to put a $50 million bond issue before voters in May.
An Omaha industrial plant that was the site of a fatal accident in mid-January will lay off 25 employees.
Construction could begin later this year on Crossroads Village in Omaha.
Omaha by Design is holding a national competition called Green in the City.