LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.
UNO’s new Community Engagement Center was completed in March and had its grand opening yesterday.
Because Nebraska is still experiencing drought conditions, the danger of wildfires remains constant.
The challenges of relocating from the Sudan was the topic of last month’s Omaha Press Club Noon Forum.
Guests included Lacey Studnicka from Lutheran Family Services, the largest resettlement organization in the state of Nebraska, as well as refugees Christine Ross and Sabit Boules.
Ross talked about issues facing women in the South Sudan community.
Boules talked about the reasons why so many Sudanese refugees choose to live here. He said more Sudanese live in Omaha than anywhere else in the world.
The 2nd annual Nebraska Science Festival runs April 24th through the 27th at various venues across the state.
The 2012 Nebraska Vital Statistics report was released last week.
Loessfest 2014 kicks off Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, May 25th.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released more details about a collision in Omaha involving a school bus and a vehicle.
ST. PAUL, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed that a central Nebraska wildfire that charred at lease 11 square miles of crops and rangeland has been extinguished.
The 2014 ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference takes place April 9th at the Century Link Center.