Walter Scott Jr. was a private, pompless man whose low public profile belied his considerable influence on Omaha's civic affairs.
The Omaha Public Schools board has approved plans for how the district will spend millions in federal COVID-19 relief funds.
TikTok creator @nifty loved the look of an Emissary Home & Garden vase on Amazon but didn’t love the $200 price tag. When she spotted some similarly shaped spray bottles at Dollar Tree, she used a lot of creativity and a little Rust-Oleum textured spray paint to create an incredible dupe.
The initiative, with input from the public, can make well-targeted one-time expenditures to boost treatment capacity.
Experience in other states shows the value of such efforts, State Sen. Tom Briese writes.
Such progress at the state and federal levels is needed to help Nebraska meet its major challenge in broadband accessibility.
With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate has approved the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan. A rare coalition of…
TestNebraska would have value now in helping fight COVID, a Pulse writer says. Another expresses concern about interactions with unvaccinated police officers.
The city is asking for feedback from the public about how to use the dollars. A feedback form can be found on the city's website at: cityofomaha.org/american-rescue-plan-act.
Nebraska over the years has failed to make sure some high-dollar contracts are responsibly vetted. Next year, the Legislature must reform state contracting processes to ensure proper accountability.
Local government bodies, not the County Assessor/Register of Deeds Office, sets the property tax rates.
The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida has long stood as one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. The costs of taking a vacation to the most magical place on Earth keep going up so it’s natural to look to credit card rewards to help offset that cost. Chase offers two cards […]
Investors signaled confidence in a new deferred maintenance plan put together by state lawmakers and the University of Nebraska to address an $800 million deferred maintenance backlog.
A prior version of the bill would have set aside $25 million in state dollars for grants to groups involved with the arts, culture and humanities and nonprofits operating sports complexes.
While Krispy Kreme is offering free doughnuts to people who are vaccinated against Covid-19, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is betting dollars to those donuts.
A bill that received first-round approval would set aside $25 million of state dollars to help nonprofits complete capital construction projects that were interrupted by COVID.
Nebraska state senators rejected a bill to provide extra state aid to dozens of rural school districts that receive little, if any, so-called "equalization" aid.
TikTok creator @kammymakora shows that no matter what your budget is this year, you can still put together a touching gift for your mom. With her Dollar Tree finds, including frames, cards, and faux flowers, she creates a custom vase and bouquet that will last forever.
Zipline Brewing Co. and the Nebraska Alumni Association have created a new beer, Dear Old Nebraska Brew. The beer’s designers call it "an easy-drinking American lager perfect for tailgating.”
Led by President Joe Biden, leaders of 40 nations discussed a proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% from levels established in 20…