With the Columbus Public Library’s 2022 summer reading program underway, parents and their children are flocking to the library seeking recommendations for the perfect read. A majority of those requests come from individuals with children just beginning to read chapter books, which can be so…
Nebraska farmers and ranchers could get better prices for their cattle under a bill by Sen. Deb Fischer. The measure to increase competition in cattle markets cleared the Senate ag committee.
The new entrance to Omaha's Eppley Airfield is located about 500 feet south of the temporary entrance that has been in place since November.
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln student recently opened a clothing boutique in Waverly. She sells a variety of women’s clothing, home goods and other accessories, designing many of the looks herself.
The Teen Space houses a wide variety of books within its walls. There are many different genres, from romance to science fiction. The space also has manga and graphic novels, as well as different anime shows. We also have a variety of topics in our Nonfiction area. There are a lot of differe…
The airport needs to reconstruct its nearly 13,000-foot main runway, but the Federal Aviation Administration will likely only be willing to pay for something shorter.
CHI Health is notifying patients that one of its vendors had a "cybersecurity event" that may have exposed some patients' protected health information.
Wahoo native Eli Vedral is making a splash with Kookaburra Cookies, the business he launched a couple of years ago with a little capital, some big ideas and his brother’s Kitchen Aid mixer.
All are welcome on June 4 at 2 p.m. to Columbus Public Library’s 9th annual Author Fair! I’m so happy to be able to tell you that this year will be our biggest event yet, with 19 authors coming. Each will have a booth where they will have their books displayed. It is so interesting to hear t…
Companies interested in opening casinos at Nebraska horseracing tracks can now apply for a license, which will cost $5 million over five years.
A former Omaha meatpacking plant employee, who was denied unemployment benefits after he was fired for refusing to perform the job duties of two people, will likely receive retroactive benefits.
The Clean Harbors waste disposal company is bringing a new type of incinerator to its Kimball facility. Officials plan to add more than 100 jobs with the expansion, slated to open in 2024.
Downtown Grand Island’s Bartenbach Building will include storefronts and 12 condos, including four corner units, and rooftop terrace access for five units.
It is hard to believe that the 2021-22 school year is fast coming to an end, leaving parents to ask themselves, "What am I to do with the kids once schools concludes?" Luckily for them, the Columbus Public Library (CPL) will be conducting our annual summer reading program. Every week beginni…
Dr. Lance Kugler never would have thought a year ago that such an idea as free LASIK for Husker athletes could become reality. The exploding realm of name, imagine and likeness is changing all that.
The regulations approved this week and set to go into effect on Monday open the window for potential casino operators to apply for licenses some 18 months after voters approved expanded gambling at the state's horse tracks.
Omaha Neon Sign Co., soon to turn 100, is still going strong. The company started installing the new Charles Schwab Field Omaha signs this week.
"I've gone full Elon Musk," said Paul Holt, who has owned Lincoln's embattled former Holidome since 2013. "I've literally said, 'OK, everything's just gonna ride or die on this thing.'"
To Pam Klenda, a 75-year-old cashier and host at Big Fred's Pizza Garden & Lounge for 50 years, the reason she stays at the Omaha pizzeria is obvious. “I know everybody."
Paid digital-only subscriptions at Lee Enterprises increased 51% from the previous year in the second quarter that ended in March, putting the company six months ahead of its goal for growth of digital audience and revenue.