Category Archives: Nebraska

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 ...

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 ...