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.

Nebraska beef industry will be highlight in Big Apple.

KEARNEY, Neb. — Gov. Pete Ricketts will take part in a trade promotion trip in New York City to promote Nebraska beef. The trip will highlight Nebraska beef at three restaurants and a butcher shop in the Big Apple on April 9-10. The governor announced t ...

ScanMed plans growth, expansion in 2015.

OMAHA, Neb. — ScanMed had a banner year in 2014 and has even bigger things in store for 2015. It plans to increase its sales and production this year at its facility in west Omaha. After a decade in the research and development phase, ScanMed is ready t ...

NP Dodge Real Estate plans expansion in Old Mill.

OLD MILL, Neb. – NP Dodge Real Estate plans to consolidate its operations and set up shop in a shuttered car dealership in Old Mill. The 2.5-acre complex will be the firm’s largest sales office to date. The property is a former Toyota dealership. ...

New owners plan to expand Midwest Medical Transport.

OMAHA, Neb. — Midwest Medical Transport, based in Columbus, was purchased by Omaha-based Panorama Point Partners with plans to grow and expand the business. The new owners plan to increase the air and ground services. The company was founded in 198 ...

Berkshire Hathaway ranks third on Fortune list.

OMAHA, Neb. – Berkshire Hathaway, the company led by Omaha billionaire Warren Buffet, has been ranked the third most admired company in the world by Fortune. The company moved up one notch from its place on the list last year. Fortune noted that the mu ...

Bellhops rings up 40-60 Omaha jobs.

OMAHA, Neb. – Bellhops, a moving service staffed by college students, plans to expand to Omaha and hire 40-60 employees. The company has been in Lincoln for about a year and has a staff of about 60. Those looking for movers can book the service via the ...

Lincoln up, up and away to Chicago, Denver.

LINCOLN, Neb. – United Airlines is expanding its offering of nonstop flights from the Lincoln Airport with service to Chicago and Denver. The airline plans to add five nonstop Chicago flights and three nonstop Denver flights. The airline has been rampi ...

Dickey’s BBQ spells success for Lincoln native.

LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln native Will Carter has been so successful with his Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurants that he is opening a fourth store in his hometown. The store will open on Feb. 19 as part of a three-day celebration. The store will be ...

Chipotle rolls out 50 jobs in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. – The fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle is hiring 50 employees in Omaha. Of those 50, about 30 are needed for a new store that is opening in March at 72nd Street and Cornhusker. It will be the sixth Chipotle eatery in the city. ...

Omaha career fair offers office, professional positions.

OMAHA, Neb. – The Career Fair for Professionals will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Feb. 19 in Omaha. The career fair will target those seeking administrative, accounting, mechanical engineering, sales, supervisory, management, insurance, skilled maint ...

Omaha Steaks sprouts budding vegetable business.

OMAHA, Neb. – Omaha Steaks has added a side of veggies to its venerable meat offerings through a partnership to offer a line of fresh vegetable boxes. Omaha Steaks is working to grow its business beyond its traditional meat offerings. The Omaha-based c ...

Nebraska great place to get a job, poll shows.

OMAHA, Neb. – Nebraska continues to rank among the nation’s top states for  job creation, according to a new report from Gallup. The poll found the state ranked third last year when looking at the hiring climate in states around the country. I ...

Pulp pencils-in first Omaha store.

OMAHA, Neb. – Omaha entrepreneur Erin Luong will open Pulp, a stationery store, in Omaha this month. The shop will be in a renovated building in the budding Blackstone district. The shop will be the first tenant to move into the building at 3904 Farnam ...