Pete Festersen was elected council president, and Vinny Palermo will serve as vice president.
Pete Festersen will serve as council president and Vinny Palermo will serve as vice president.
Republicans have a strong chance of gaining control of the U.S. House in the 2022 elections.
I think this will be one big, incredible celebration, maybe the biggest and best College World Series ever, writes Tom Shatel.
Many of us have recently become too big for our britches and our bikes. Coleen Bockelmann of Omaha said, “I can bearly get on!” More offerings:
Danny Begley, Juanita Johnson and Don Rowe will be sworn in on June 7, joining four incumbents on the Omaha City Council.
Down in front? Not today.
Most incumbents appeared to fare well Tuesday night, although one longtime councilman was in danger of losing his seat.
The change in U.S. House seats will be considerably less than in previous decades.
Nebraska's growth matched the national rate and outdid 30 of the 50 states. It allowed Nebraska to pass West Virginia in population rank, the first time since 1900 that Nebraska moved up in rank.
The vacancy is for Subdistrict 5, which includes South Omaha and parts of Bellevue. Applicants must live within the district.
Vinny Palermo is seeking his second term on the council. His challengers are neighborhood advocate Becky Barrientos-Patlan, software engineer Ben Cass and middle school teacher Sarah Smolen.
There can’t be many rolls of industrial-strength plastic wrap left in Lincoln. It’s all been used to mark off restricted seating for the high school basketball tournaments, writes Stu Pospisil.
LINCOLN — There can’t be many rolls of industrial-strength plastic wrap left in the city.
Billie Eilish has confessed to struggling with feelings of loneliness during her time on the road.
The MESA’s innovative “SMARTSecure System” combines a standard LATCH system with a visual indicator that tells you the seat is properly secured, so you can rest assured your baby’s car seat is locked safely in place. It has impressive side impact protection and an intuitive five-point harness. $299.99, Amazon. Also available at Bed Bath and Beyond.
Each Sunday in February, we will dive into The World-Herald archives for a glimpse of life in 1920s Omaha.
Each Sunday in February, we dive into The World-Herald archives for a glimpse of life in 1920s Omaha.
Voters have a duty to deliberate carefully and make sound judgments when choosing candidates to serve on the City Council. That obligation applies to the council itself when it must fill a vacancy.
Colleen Brennan also penned an essay on race in which she said White people want to know "why African Americans don’t stop the adoration of gangs, crime and violence when they are the disproportionate victims of it."