General News

ICAN, The Institute for Career Advancement Needs, has a new four-part speaker series, beginning tomorrow, May 25th. 

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Census figures show that the Omaha suburb of Bellevue is Nebraska's fastest-growing city.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha nonprofit has been awarded more than $1.4 million by the federal government to provide housing for the homeless in certain Nebraska counties.

The Omaha Press Club’s Noon Forum this month focused on Human Trafficking. More than a quarter of a million people are trafficked in the U.S. every year.

The Creighton Global Initiative recently awarded $1.5 million to 30 different university projects.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Canadian-based company plans to replace sections of its Keystone pipeline so the company can begin pumping oil at higher pressure.

Hello Code is Omaha’s first free code school. The one month program is an introductory course for adults on web development.

At yesterday’s OPPD board meeting, OPPD management made two major recommendations.

Postal customers will have an easy way to help their neighbors-in-need this Saturday.

For those looking to make smarter energy choices, OPPD offers its Cool Smart program. 

For those looking to make smarter energy choices, OPPD offers its Cool Smart program. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska banking and insurance officials are joining the office of the attorney general to teach Nebraska citizens how to fight fraud.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Operations are improving at the prison in southeast Nebraska where two inmates were killed in a riot last year, but a number of concerns remain.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water being released from dams along the Missouri River has been cut to help reduce the risk of flooding downstream after recent heavy rains.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say heat from a light bulb caused a fire that fatally injured two people in southeast Omaha.

The Omaha Farmers Market starts this weekend.  The Saturday market is held in the Old Market downtown while the Sunday market takes place at Aksarben Village, at 67th and Center Streets. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A home that the University of Nebraska Foundation purchased in 2013 for a former NU president has been sold at a loss after more than a year on the market.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Tourism Commission's chairman says he's alarmed by a new state audit that uncovered questionable spending practices within the independent state agency.

Salvation Army Omaha’s17th annual DJ’s Hero Awards Luncheon takes place Tuesday, May 10th at 11:45 at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.

The Spring Clean Up program is a joint effort between the City of Omaha, Keep Omaha Beautiful, and over 100 neighborhood associations.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Lottery says a Mega Millions ticket sold in Lincoln is worth $1 million to the buyer.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska's Water for Food Institute is working to form partnerships to help feed a global population that's expected to reach 10 billion by 2050.

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — Military officials say 4,000 feet of mold-infested ductwork has been removed from the U.S. Strategic Command's new headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — First National Bank of Omaha is offering to send six customers to Bulgaria along with an employee team to help build a Habitat for Humanity house in the fall.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An officer killed in the line of duty has been honored by the Omaha Police Foundation with its highest award.

Girls Incorporated of Omaha will hold a community open house on Saturday, May 15th to unveil its new $15 million health and wellness center expansion at its North Omaha facility.

The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is working to educate people about how 9-1-1 works and what it can and cannot do.

Omaha Public Power District released its 2015 annual report this month.

The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency is seeking public feedback on its newly released prioritized list of top projects for MAPA funding in the Fiscal Year 2017-2022 Transportation Improvement Program.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A task force is seeking help for two research projects in the Nebraska Sandhills.

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