Both counties have taken important proactive steps in recent years.
The new jail will increase the number of beds for inmates and include a behavioral health unit that will offer drug and alcohol rehabilitation services and mental health counseling.
Three Gretna High School students will leave a lasting legacy in the community.
A familiar face will fill a new role with Gretna Public Schools.
Sarpy County has picked a site for a new $65 million jail. It has a funding plan in place.
Aspen Creek Elementary School was recently recognized at the ABC Excellence in Construction Awards.
A summer academy put on by the Urban League of Nebraska seeks to pique the interest of African-American and other girls in science, technology, engineering, agriculture, the arts and math. So it’s called the STEAM Academy.
Women are underrepresented in science and technology, but minority women are especially sparse.
Omaha architecture and engineering firm DLR Group has acquired Westlake Reed Leskosky, a design company based in Cleveland.
The transaction, for undisclosed terms, adds about 160 professionals to DLR’s 850-person staff of architects, engineers, planners, interior designers and other professionals.
Grandview Middle School, which opened Aug. 11, is the sixth new school to open in the district in the past five years. “What’s hard is filling the building with the staff and supplies needed to make sure these students get the best education possible,” Principal Mike Tomjack said.
The “premium” structures modeled after stadium suites could be available to fans starting in 2014.