LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State officials are seeking business applicants for a new program that connects students to Nebraska's manufacturing and technology sectors.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage could be good news for businesses that serve couples, from wedding planners to divorce attorneys.

Ashford, Hoyer call for reauthorization of Export-Import Bank

Jul 1, 2015

Nebraska Congressman Brad Ashford says reauthorization of the Export-Import bank is critical to jobs and trade.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A report on a June survey underscores previous survey signs that slower economic growth likely is ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

NEW YORK (AP) — ConAgra Foods Inc. plans to sell its faltering business that makes store-brand food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying the private-label foodmaker Ralcorp.

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer and a FCC Commissioner want changes to subsidies given to telephone and internet providers.

A new collaboration seeks to help small emerging businesses in Omaha compete for major construction contracts.

Benson Business District renovation project begins next month

Jun 23, 2015

The Benson Business District renovation is expected to take about three months to complete.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate rose a tenth of a point in May to 2.6 percent but remains the lowest rate in the nation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy has improved slightly in rural parts of Iowa, Nebraska and eight other Midwestern states, but a new survey suggests little growth ahead.

The Small Business Association along with AARP is teaming up to present “Summer of Encore Mentoring” events for entrepreneurs ages 50 and older.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant is back online after being shut down for several weeks for refueling and maintenance.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an Ashland grower has agreed to pay farmworkers nearly $69,000 in unpaid wages.

The Iowa Business Council’s 2nd quarter Economic Outlook Survey just came out.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mutual of Omaha Bank has announced plans to close a branch in Lincoln and one in Fort Myers, Florida.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A report on a May survey says slower economic growth likely is ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific has furloughed about 900 railroad workers because shipping demand has been weaker than expected.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax exemption under a bill passed by lawmakers.

The Better Business Bureau is warning everyone to check out charities asking for donations.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says the state has reached settlements on behalf of Verizon Wireless and Sprint Corporation customers who were improperly billed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company says its first-quarter profit jumped 10 percent on the strength of its railroad and insurance businesses.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders attending this weekend's annual meeting can pick up commemorative underwear, jewelry, running shoes and other souvenirs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey report says April results suggest that slow economic growth remains ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. plans to build a 400-megawtt wind farm in northeast Nebraska and sell all the power to Omaha Public Power District.

Big Omaha begins May 6

Apr 22, 2015

More than 700 people are expected to attend the Big Omaha entrepreneurship conference next month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators have approved a controversial disposal well in northwest Nebraska for wastewater generated by oil and natural gas production.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is scheduled to act Wednesday on an application for a Sioux County disposal site for wastewater from oil exploration and production.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West remained negative in April even though it improved slightly from the previous month.

Conference center, hotel coming to Bellevue

Apr 13, 2015

Construction on a new conference center and hotel in Bellevue could take 12 to 18 months.

Nebraska exports totaled $8 billion in 2014

Apr 9, 2015

More than 40,000 jobs in Nebraska are tied to exports.