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.

CanCooker heats up Fremont expansion.

FREMONT, Neb. — The owner of CanCooker has watched his business grow by leaps and bounds and is soon set to expand the company’s headquarters and distribution center. Seth McGinn started the company to offer a simple, healthy alternative to cookin ...

Cupcake maker cooks up Lincoln expansion plans.

LINCOLN, Neb. – The owner of Chris Janicek’s Cake Box in Omaha has plans for a cupcake shop in Lincoln. Janicek operates two shops in Omaha, a cupcake store in Old Market and Cake Box, which is at 50th and Dodge. Plans in the works call for the o ...

Cargill plans to beef up Nebraska City plant.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. — Meat producer Cargill plans to beef up its meat slicing and packaging operations in Nebraska City. The expansion will add five jobs. “Given the scale of our facilities where this work is going, the proximity to raw material ...

Four Family Dollar stores set to open in Omaha.

OMAHA – Family Dollar is continuing an aggressive growth plan in Omaha. The discount retailer has 18 stores in the metro area, and it plans to open four more this year. The fist new store is expected to open in March. It is at 16th and Corby streets, a ...

Seward company shines in solar business.

SEWARD – Two Nebraska entrepreneurs are growing their company, Green Energy Nebraska, and are providing innovative solutions to ensure that solar panels are correctly installed. They have found an increase in demand as more homes and businesses add sol ...

Sideline Power scores in Greenwood.

GREENWOOD, Neb. – Matt Starr, owner of the sports technology company Sideline Power has moved the company to Greenwood, with plans to grow his business in the community where he was a standout athlete. The company supplies hardware and software produc ...

Nebraska posts job gains for November.

OMAHA, Neb. – Nebraska’s unemployment rate continued to decline in November as the state added jobs in the transportation and utilities industries. Numbers this low have not been seen since early 2008, according to the Nebraska Department of Labo ...

Dakota City farm family grows fish business.

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. – A farm family in Dakota City has been farming for five generations, but the current family members are growing their family business by farming fish. In a state where agriculture is king, Scott Garwood and his family farm thousands ...