utilities

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Customers of the Omaha Public Power District will see their electricity rates increase next year after the utility's publicly-elected board approved a 1.6 percent general rate increase.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha area residents will pay more for water and natural gas service next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A consultant is warning that rural Nebraska could lose high-quality broadband service unless the state provides funding to offset a loss in federal subsidies.

OPPD and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet Tuesday evening in Omaha.

A symposium this Friday in Kearney will cover energy-related education programs and their impact, meeting the needs of low-income energy consumers, and exploring how utilities and consumer outreach organizations can work together to find solutions to the challenges presented by energy costs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials expect it'll be at least three years before Nebraska's new 531 area code makes its debut.

Council Bluffs residents are no longer under a boil water order.

The entire city of Council Bluffs is under a boil water order.