Category Archives: Lincoln

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 ...

Nebraska set to add more than 32,000 jobs through 2017.

LINCOLN, Neb. – Economic forecasters with the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, reported the state can expect modest but steady economic growth in coming years, and that the state likely will add about 32,000 new jobs t ...

Nebraska exported $1 billion of beef in 2014.

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture reported the state exported more than $1 billion in beef to international markets in the first 11 months of 2014. That number set a new record for the state. “Nebraska farmers, ranchers, feed ...

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 ...

Chick-fil-A plans first Lincoln store.

LINCOLN, Neb. – The wait soon will be over for fans of Chick-fil-A in Lincoln who have lamented the absence of the chicken sandwich chain in the city. In a recently closed Macaroni Grill, Chick-fil-A confirmed it plans to open a store in that location ...

Lincoln set for two shoe stores.

LINCOLN, Neb. – Shoe retailers DSW and Skechers plan to open their first Lincoln stores. DSW plans to open in a space formerly occupied by Best Buy at 48th and R streets. There are two DSW stores in Omaha. Skechers plans to open at the Wilderness Hi ...

Second ALDI opens in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. – Discount grocery chain ALDI opened its second Lincoln store in as many weeks. The chain has a presence in Omaha, but opened its first Lincoln store in September at 27th Street and Yankee Hill Road. A second ALDI opened in early December ...