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Sandhills builds IT center expansion in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sandhills will soon break ground on a new facility on its 68-acre global headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. The announcement comes on the heels of a recently constructed IT facility, completed in October. The new 42,000-square-foot buil ...

Kawasaki will add 95 jobs in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Kawasaki is looking for 95 workers for its plant in Lincoln. The company is adding the workers due to a $2 billion deal with the Federal Transportation Administration to build a subway car that is safer. The work will be done at the comp ...

Invenergy brings wind energy, jobs to Grand Island.

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Work on the Prairie Breeze III Wind Energy Center will bring wind power and 90 jobs to Grand Island during construction. It is owned by Invenergy. The City of Grand Island has signed a long-term agreement to purchase approximately 3 ...

Bellevue Toyota going places with growth, jobs.

BELLEVUE, Neb. — Bellevue Toyota Scion has new ownership that will invest $10 million in a new facility and hire additional staff. Going forward it will be called Corwin Toyota of Bellevue. The dealership recently was acquired by Fargo, N.D.-based Corwi ...

York Cold Storage expansion will create 10 cool jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — York Cold Storage is set to expand with help from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. The department awarded the City of York $267,955 in Community Development Block Grant funding to assist York with an expansion of its oper ...

Peterbilt building dealership, hiring 25-30.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Peterbilt is at work on a dealership in Lincoln that will employ 25 to 30 employees. It is near Interstate 80 and Arbor Road on nine acres. The 38,875-square-foot dealership will include a truck service center, sales offices and warehous ...

Heritage Communities has expansion, 60 jobs on its mind.

NORFOLK, Neb. — Heritage Communities of Omaha is expanding its facilities in Norfolk. It will create 60 jobs in the city. The center plans to build a $14 million addition to add assisted living and memory support housing for residents requiring those se ...

Wind comes sweeping down Berkshire Hathaway’s plains.

OMAHA, Neb. — Berkshire Hathaway plans to build a wind farm in Nebraska through one of its subsidiaries. It is expected to create 350 temporary jobs and 12 to 15 full-time positions. The Omaha-based company, led by Warren Buffet, will construct the Gran ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...