Archive: Kelley Chambers

Kelley Chambers is a writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience covering news in Oklahoma. He has worked for the The Oklahoman, was editor-in-chief of The Vista at the University of Central Oklahoma, served as writer and later editor-in-chief of okcBIZ magazine, and most recently served as managing editor of the Oklahoma Gazette.

Pellet Technology USA launches cattle feeding product.

GRETNA, Neb. — Pellet Technology USA has launched PowerFeed Pellets designed to feed and nourish cattle. The commercial launch of the product is in response to reduced pasture land in which cattle can graze. In a recent 300 head/84 day cattle feed trial ...

Berkshire Hathaway set to welcome thousands to Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha is set for an economic boost when an estimated 42,000 to 44,000 Berkshire Hathaway shareholders descend on the city May 2 for the company’s annual meeting. Hotels and restaurants are set to welcome the shareholders. The expecte ...

Hudl plans new HQ, 300 Lincoln jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Hudl plans to expand in Lincoln and hire 300 employees in the next three years. The sports video software company also plans to build a headquarters in Lincoln near Pinnacle Bank Arena. Mayor Chris Beutler praised the move, and touted th ...

Bobby’s Dancewear doubles size of Omaha store.

OMAHA, Neb. — Bobby’s Dancewear, a store in business since 1963, is expanding into a new space at Baker’s Square shopping center. Owner Melissa Jewell purchased the business in 2006. Three years ago, she moved it to Baker’s Square. Sin ...

Allstate expanding, hiring 20 in Nebraska.

NEBRASKA — Allstate plans to add about 20 jobs in Nebraska this year, including six agency owners and support staff. Allstate is looking for people with sales, customer-service and management experience to operate agencies across the state, but anyone i ...

Graepel North America expands manufacturing in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Graepel North America has completed its expansion in Lincoln with the debut of its new 45,000-square-foot facility. The facility houses equipment the company uses in its manufacturing processes. Graepel makes products for companies inclu ...

Hey sport, Opendorse looks to add 10 jobs in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sports branding firm Opendorse plans to hire 10 employees as the business continues its growth. Just one year ago, the budding business only had seven employees. With $1.75 million in recent financing the company is looking to add more c ...

Fluff Interior Design plans first retail store.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Fluff Interior Design, formerly known as Fluff Your Stuff Interior Design, will move into a new space and expand to offer a retail component. The Lincoln company has been based near 149th and I Street, but that location was only a meetin ...

Omaha’s Lindsay Corp. gets Golden opportunity.

OMAHA, Neb. — Lindsay Corp., an Omaha irrigation systems company, recently installed a traffic barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco through the company’s Transportation Solutions division. The innovative technology creates a barrier ...

Sandhills Publishing launches technological offerings.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sandhills Publishing has launched a new website to expand its services in connecting fleet owners of rental equipment with those in the trucking, agriculture, construction and heavy equipment industries. A user interested in renting equi ...

Digital library will provide resources for startups.

OMAHA, Neb. — When Omaha’s first digital library opens in August, it will include resources meant to help entrepreneurs and startups. The library also will hire about 15 staff members. It will offer technologies and resources to users like high-sp ...

Unemployment stays low in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska continues to post low unemployment numbers that consistently beat the national average, and January was no exception. This week, the Nebraska Department of Labor reported the state’s unemployment rate in January was 2.9 pe ...

TechHire to bring job training to Kearney.

KEARNEY, Neb. — A national program called TechHire will provide training for technology jobs in Kearney. Pres. Barack Obama announced the plan, which will train workers for high-paying jobs in the technology sector. It will extend to 21 communities aro ...

Small business program designed to create jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — The State Small Business Credit Initiative from the U.S. Treasury Department that Nebraska recently received is designed to create jobs, and help startups and existing businesses to grow and thrive. Nebraska’s Department of Econo ...

Lumber Liquidators adds planks in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Lumber Liquidators will expand in Lincoln by moving to a larger store. The company will open an 8,000-square-foot store on March 20 at 6401 Q St. The new site is in the Gateway Mall. In line with expansions the company has made around th ...