Property Sisters combine strengths as real estate duo in Kearney area

Sisters Amber Otto and Tia Stratton have become a dynamic duo in real estate. Go to Source Author: MIKE KONZ Kearney Hub Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Omaha Archdiocese’s gender policies reflected popes’ statements; that’s the problem, advocate says

The Archdiocese of Omaha’s gender-identity policies, which sparked blowback and have been paused, adhered to church teachings. A national LGBTQ advocate says it’s time for those teachings to change. Go to Source Author: JOE DEJKA Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Western Nebraska farmer grows peppermint and extracts oil for use in mouthwash, other products

For a day or two every year, a Scottsbluff-area farmer sets aside his usual farming routine to delve into science. Go to Source Author: NICOLE HELDT Scottsbluff Star-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Construction crews find man’s body near Fremont

Construction crews discovered the body of a man on the side of a highway near Fremont, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. Go to Source Author: Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

State picks two current, one new health plan for Medicaid managed care contracts

Nebraska officials announced Friday that they have chosen three health plans to manage the bulk of the state’s $1.8 billion Medicaid program. Go to Source Author: Martha Stoddard Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Vandal causes more than $10,000 in damage to Omaha Burke’s football field, track

A vandal caused more than $10,000 in damage to the football field and track at Omaha Burke High School. Go to Source Author: Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Nebraska lawmakers hear over 70 proposals for $335 million recovery act

Roughly 200 people filled an Omaha conference center Thursday to take in and pitch ideas for $335 million worth of recovery dollars earmarked for underserved areas of the state. Go to Source Author: Erin Bamer Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

More consumers buying organic, but US farmers still wary

Demand for organics increased so much that it began outstripping the supply produced in the U.S. Now a new challenge has emerged: convincing enough farmers to grow organic. Go to Source Author: By SCOTT McFETRIDGE Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Leading Off: York native finds a good reason to finally come home

It’s been nearly a decade since William Mcllravy jammed in his hometown with one of his countless garage bands from high school. He’ll return this weekend. Go to Source Author: PAT SANGIMINO Column Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Coal supply problems, natural gas hikes to increase costs for Fremont Utilities customers

Delayed shipments of coal combined with high natural gas prices are likely to cause increases in household utility bills, Fremont Utilities is warning its customers. Go to Source Author: NANCY GAARDER Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Meta, contractor investigating after racist graffiti discovered at Sarpy County job site

Construction is at a standstill at a Meta data center in Sarpy County after racist graffiti was found on the site twice in the past week. Go to Source Author: Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Crash near Central City leaves one person dead, one critically injured

A two-vehicle crash just south of Central City in east-central Nebraska left one person dead and another with life-threatening injuries. Go to Source Author: Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Ricketts extends orders meant to ease health care workforce pressures

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has extended executive orders intended to ease health care workforce pressures through the end of the year. Go to Source Author: JULIE ANDERSON Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Proposed ‘premier’ RV park along Platte River dead in the water

The developer who proposed building an RV park along the Platte River near Valley, Nebraska, has withdrawn his plan. Go to Source Author: NANCY GAARDER Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

232,000 Nebraskans qualify for student loan forgiveness program set to start in October

Nearly 95% of the roughly 245,600 Nebraskans who have student loan debt would be eligible for forgiveness under the Biden administration’s plan. Go to Source Author: CHRIS DUNKER Lincoln Journal Star Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

71-year-old man killed in two-vehicle crash in Wayne

The driver of a motorcycle trike was killed in a crash in Wayne over the weekend. Go to Source Author: Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Three semi trailers packed with $766K in beef stolen from Grand Island

Three semi-trailers filled with beef, valued at more than $766,000, were stolen over the weekend from the north side of Grand Island. Go to Source Author: Grand Island Independent Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Nebraska Pardons Board denies request to commute man’s prison sentence

The Nebraska Board of Pardons took less than two minutes to dash the hopes of Earnest Jackson and his supporters, voting unanimously to deny a sentence commutation. Go to Source Author: Martha Stoddard Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Creighton touts second-highest fundraising total in its history

The 144-year-old university said it had secured $99,775,175 in fundraising commitments during fiscal year 2022. Go to Source Author: Dan Crisler Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Omaha high school implements attendance requirement for homecoming dance

Burke High School is using a new strategy this year to improve student attendance. Students with more than three unexcused absences won’t be allowed to attend the homecoming dance next month. Go to Source Author: Lauren Wagner Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Small-town grocers set to open new store in Southeast Nebraska

DJ and Lindy Schmidt, who own The Market in Louisville, are set to open a location in Peru this week. Go to Source Author: MATT OLBERDING Lincoln Journal Star Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Farmers market staple, Daniels Produce always growing new things

Out of loss came incredible gain, according to Andy Daniels, owner of Daniels Produce in Monroe. Go to Source Author: JARED BARTON Columbus Telegram Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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