Omaha's oldest grocery store operation is banning plastic bags.
State Sen. John Stinner of Gering said the Business Innovation Act has been "incredibly successful," leveraging about $4.50 in private investment for every $1 provided by the state. "We need to address the lack of capital to help high-growth businesses, especially technology-related businesses, get started in Nebraska," he said.
The first for-sale residences are among the latest projects planned at the site, the former home of the Aksarben race track.
The company that provides care-givers to seniors chose to stay and grow in the Aksarben area.
The Dodge County vote can be seen as part of a broader fight between larger, more concentrated ag operations and some of the people who live nearby.
Two startups staffed by former Cabela's employees are rolling out Internet stores from Sidney. They face legal challenges from their old employer, but are pressing ahead.
Holes like the one that opened up in front of the restaurant over the weekend happen at least once a year, a city engineer said.
Ray Kurtzuba's appeal names as defendants the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission, the City of Omaha and some 500 people who had formally objected to granting Candyland, Kurtzuba's proposed club, a liquor license.
Prosecutors say the car dealer used credit lines for personal enrichment as well as to purchase cars for himself or significant others.
Among those lamenting the loss of the recently-shuttered Donut Stop were Aleece Gustafson and Jenessa NeSmith, who spent one of their first dates at the odd but iconic gathering spot.
Neon Tiger owners Lindsey and Tom Clements, along with Aleece Gustafson and NeSmith plan to offer some doughnut-related menu items for nostalgic reasons. But they stressed that their approach will be fresh, and said former Donut Stop owner Marlene Rodgers wanted it that way.
On Saturday and Sunday, every item in the store is $5. Monday, the items are two for $5. Tuesday, the items are three for $5. Thursday, as the bins are sorted and sifted through, remaining items are 10 for $5.
Called the Millwork Commons, the proposed mixed-use neighborhood would breathe activity into an old industrial area between 11th and 14th Streets, from Izard to Seward Streets.
The index, designed with the help of University of Tennessee professors, measures 12 personal characteristics that help entrepreneurs succeed, said Adam Drost, eCareerFit.com’s president.
A vineyard devastated by a July fire will serve wine again from its tasting room.
Our Gathering Place, a free, pop-up community dinner, would serve families with children who have all different kinds of special needs.
Selling licensed Husker fan gear may be lucrative for shops and companies, but getting approval to do it can be as tough as tackling Johnny Rodgers on a punt return.
Linda McMahon of the Small Business Administration said that she understands the short-term effects tariffs might be having on small businesses, but said it's a long game.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor.
When one customer said Gerda's reminded him of his grandma's, it was easy to see why: Bright lights, white Formica counter, cluttered shelves, newspaper clippings and photos tacked up everywhere. A ringing phone, a humming, sweet-smelling kitchen, a line of people eager for food cooked with love.
The store, now at Midtown Crossing, is offering specials and samples through the end of May. A portion of receipts on Sundays in May go to the Leavenworth Neighborhood Association.
Neon signs are flicking on at a number of new bars and restaurants in Omaha, and they often come from the same artist: Karen Chaka, who's been making the signs for more than 30 years.
After an arduous learning curve, a pair of Omaha entrepreneurs have launched the state's first commercial malthouse, turning barley grown in Nebraska into malt used by craft brewers. They were part of the first all-Nebraska beer brewed in the state.