A columnist issues a challenge to Nebraskans to find ways to clean up, recycle, compost and mow to improve their communities.
Council members had attempted to add money to permanently fund a protected bike lane and incorporate recommendations of a future bicycle/pedestrian master plan, among other vetoed amendments.
Vetoes targeted funding for a permanent bike lane, a bicycle and pedestrian master plan, streetscape improvements along North Saddle Creek Road and a website for Councilwoman Juanita Johnson.
The four Democrats on the Omaha City Council voted to direct $40,000 to a small business program, choosing it over a proposal to provide legal aid to those facing eviction.
The Omaha City Council will vote Tuesday on proposed changes to Mayor Jean Stothert's proposed $456.1 million general fund budget the city's next capital improvement program.
The City of Omaha's capital spending plan earmarks $100,000 to make detailed designs in 2022 and budgets another $2 million in 2023 to install the changes on Farnam Street.
Talking about the reality of gun violence does not perpetuate it. Silence does. Apathy does. Inequality does.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is proposing a tax cut in the upcoming city budget, marking the third time she has pushed to reduce the city’s property tax levy during her tenure leading City Hall.
The new strategy is aimed at preventing large late-night crowds on North 24th Street. While it has been in the works for a year, the effort comes after a recent spate of shootings in the area.
Among the projects submitted for earmark requests: a water treatment plant in South Sioux City, a research center at UNL, modernized traffic lights in Omaha and highway improvements in the Panhandle.
Since Chadron State Park opened in 1921, the number of Nebraska state parks has grown to 76. More than 12 million people visit each year.
Success downtown sends a positive message to visitors and provides needed jobs and economic activity for residents.
Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. a survey found that while some Americans made some huge changes during the…
Revitalization is hard work, and there is a lane for everyone: Civic leaders, government officials, residents, community organizers, private businesses, churches and philanthropy all have a part to play.
Many people have been working from home in the past year, but that doesn’t mean you should get rid of your spare room in favor of an office. Custom cabinet installation, rewiring for electric equipment and other improvements have been shown to cost $29,066 and result in a $14,155 value. It may not be worth it.
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.
"We didn't have a process for credentialing media before. Now we have a process," Gov. Pete Ricketts said about the system that Media of Nebraska called a "red flag" for First Amendment rights.
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Omaha's transit agency wants to create a new plan to guide public transit improvements around the Omaha metro area, and public input is welcome.
The opening of a new elementary school means another boundary change for Gretna’s younger residents.
The calls started coming almost immediately after Nebraska had its first reported COVID-19 case. The callers – building owners and managers – …
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A highway project will soon remove a popular turnout where vehicles could park and drop off watercraft for a trip down the swift-moving river, though an official said alternatives are being explored.