This year has been unprecedented to say the least. Life as we knew it was flipped upside down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Thankfully, the tide is slowly beginning to turn. People’s sense of normalcy is returning and community facilities are beginning to reopen to the public, including t…
Center 7 Theatre is scheduled to reopen July 10, but CEC Theatres Vice President Tony Tillemans said the company is in the process of reconsidering after Warner Bros. delayed the release of "Tenet" Thursday amid COVID-19 spikes across the country.
In 1995, Brian McMahon decided he wanted to leave his corporate position in Omaha, Nebraska, to be able to help people. He moved to Grand Island, Nebraska, and opened his first location on College Street & Broadwell Avenue and Associated Staffing Inc. was born!
This summer, our teen summer reading program has definitely been different. With all of our programming happening online, there has been a great opportunity to see what is out there. Online escape rooms and providing materials for crafts have been some of my favorite programs to put together…
The Heartland Workers Center has seen somewhat disastrous results from employees not knowing what's going on in their workplaces.
Mary Jo Meyer is a lifelong resident of Columbus, Nebraska. She graduated from Columbus High School in 1981. In 1989 Mary Jo started her 31 year banking career at First National Bank. She started as a Teller and after 3 months moved to the Loan Operation area where she worked as a Loan Admin…
Gov. Pete Ricketts announced plans to distribute $330 million in federal pandemic assistance to small businesses and livestock producers while also funding access to skills training programs.
Bryan Health said it now has only nine patients with confirmed cases of the virus. That's down from 13 on Monday and 30 on June 1.
The owner of LP Fitness in northeast Lincoln had to get creative to maintain her community-oriented workouts during a time when people have been encouraged to stay apart.
Two former employees are suing Nelnet, alleging the company's procedure for logging into and out of computers and software programs caused them to do up to 24 minutes of unpaid work every day.
Loosening of restrictions, protests could lead to more infections, and Bryan Health officials said people need to be aware of the potential signs.
Nebraska's unemployment rate of 8.3% in April, the highest in the state's history, resulted in more than 92,000 job losses, the report said, and more than $497 million in lost income.
As one of the biggest employers in the area and with plants all over the nation, Behlen Mfg. Co. has managed to keep business steady despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic thanks, in part, to its staff.
The library building may be closed to the public, but we have been working diligently to continue providing library services to our community. Since April 9, Curbside Service has been providing cardholders with access to library materials. Call 402-564-7116 option 2 or use your library card …
On a calendar void of the Red-White Spring Game, the Lincoln Marathon and the blue jackets of the annual state FFA convention, the loss of the National High School Finals Rodeo represents the biggest economic hit yet.
Bryan Health officials said they believe COVID-19 cases are stabilizing even as they reported what appears to be the highest number so far of hospitalized patients from Lancaster County.
The crew of the StarCare helicopter based in Crete can now find itself transporting two, three or sometimes even four COVID-19 patients a day.
This year, Summer Reading is going to be unlike any Summer Reading you have seen before! We have a lot of fun activities planned during the entire summer. Make sure to keep an eye on the Columbus Public Library Facebook page and Beanstack page for some of the activities.
At every age, being active is important to good health. As a parent, you should encourage your children to get plenty of exercise. Not only does it help them grow up strong and healthy, it's the start of a habit that will serve them well throughout their lives.
The hotel company announced earlier this week that it will be permanently laying off more than 1,300 people as part of a corporate cost-cutting initiative to deal with the huge drop in travel due to the coronavirus pandemic.
We’re here to help. At the federal level, in the midst of this coronavirus fight, our goal is to protect healthcare, protect individuals and families, and protect small business. We are doing three things at once––ensuring we have the ability to care for the sick, fight the disease, and sust…