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.
Tyson Foods will spend $60 million to offer free education for all 120,000 of its employees, including at plants in Nebraska.
The company plans an 80,000-square-foot expansion that would create about 50 new jobs.
The union also takes issue with BNSF’s new “HiViz” attendance policy. "The attempt is to keep people from taking a day off, and it’s working,” a union leader said. “It’s also driving people out of the industry.”
After the pandemic forced the last two meetings to be streamed online, Buffett clearly relished the chance to bring Berkshire’s loyal and devoted shareholders back to his hometown for what he likes to call “the Woodstock of Capitalism.”
The auction has been on hiatus for the past two years because of the COVID pandemic, but the charity, Glide, said the event will be revived this year.
Merchant Maverick, a website that reviews and compares small-business software and services, says in a recent report that Nebraska is the best place to be if the country falls back into recession.
The tech giant's investment includes construction of a new data center in northwest Omaha. It will be Google's third data center in the metro area.
The brewery and restaurant stayed busy through the pandemic and all year long, although business in the summertime typically doubles. Diners can enjoy a different food special each week such as soup or Rocky Mountain oysters.
Braxton Bertsch is known on Facebook as the Lil’ Worker B. And with the help of his mom, Jill, his sister Kennedy, and his dad, Thad, he’s the boss of his own beekeeping business.
The Tyson Immigration Partnership which helps get legal services for workers applying for citizenship, has been supported for the last year at 7 Tyson sites, including its beef plant in Dakota City and its pork and turkey plants in Storm Lake.
Gretna Public Schools filed a countersuit alleging the company violated its contract because it didn't finish the project on time. Now the two parties are headed for mediation.
The outbreak brings the total number of birds in Nebraska affected by the highly contagious disease to roughly 2.7 million.
The farm offers subscriptions to fresh flowers that can be delivered on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis. Customers can also take part in U-picks, where they come to the farm to pick their own flowers and create bouquets.
The Black-owned Carver Legacy Center opened for business Monday in a historic savings and loan building at 24th and Lake Streets in North Omaha. An open house is planned for Saturday.
"Right now, as we speak, there are labor brokers on the project with a number of workers who are being paid in cash," said Felicia Hilton, the political director of the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters.
Near the center of the proposed development south of Iron Horse is the 150-year-old Beetison House, which is cherished locally for its Italianate architecture and limestone exterior.
Conagra Brands cut its outlook for the year with inflation outpacing the price hikes put into place by the major food producer.
Omaha’s airport is slated to be a hub of construction activity for possibly the next five years or more.
Parks built over roadways. A streetcar link to Council Bluffs. Turning elevated I-480 into a surface street. Omaha business leaders have a big plan to bring more people and jobs to the urban core.