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    Friday, April 19, 2019
    By Reece Ristau / World-Herald staff writer Beginning this summer, brave visitors to Fontenelle Forest will be able to climb, swing and zip their way through the nature area’s treetops. Construction has begun on a $1.6 million aerial adventure park that will challenge children and adults to navigate tightropes, suspended wooden platforms and ziplines. The park, TreeRush Adventures at ...read more
    Friday, April 19, 2019
    MATT OLBERDING Lincoln Journal Star The latest population figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show a continuing trend in Nebraska of urban growth and rural decline. Nebraska's three largest counties, Douglas, Lancaster and Sarpy, all hit record population levels as of July 1 of last year and now account for more than 55% of the 1.93 million state residents, also an all-time high. In total, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community
    Monday, April 08, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in Nebraska following President Trump’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding that began March 9, 2019, announced Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Private ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    Join a Fireside Chat with Don Eckles, co-founder of Omaha-based Scooters Coffee. Don's talk will include Challenges faced and overcome in Don's 40 year entrepreneurial journeyKey factors to Scooters 20+ years of successful growthLessons learned in selecting the right peopleQ&A session Lite lunch provided. Chat is free. Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Access Bank in Omaha, NE For more information ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S Small Business Administration today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center in Bellevue to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by the severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding that began on March 9, 2019. The center will open as indicated below.   “Due to the severe property damage and economic losses the severe winter ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Nebraska businesses and residents as a result of President Trump’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon announced.   The declaration covers Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Nemaha, Sarpy, Saunders and Washington counties as a result of the severe winter ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Omaha; March 22, 2019 — Due to the extensive flooding and its impact to homes and businesses in the greater Omaha metropolitan area, Cox Communications is implementing its Disaster Relief Plan to impacted Nebraska and Iowa residential and business customers who would like to temporarily suspend their services. “We understand how important television, Internet, home automation and telephone ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, March 22, 2019
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website to help connect more Nebraskans with opportunities to request and provide relief.  The website can be viewed at http://www.nebraska.gov/nebraska-strong/. “Nebraska’s response to the flooding has been incredible as neighbors have been stepping up to help one another,” said Governor Ricketts.  “We are working to bring new resources ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    Casey Leins, U.S. News & World Report Staff Writer    Certain cities such as New York and San Francisco are known for their sky-high rent and pricey meals. Though major metro areas like these have plenty of culture, attractions and other perks to offer, they are often some of the least affordable places to live. In turn, the states where they are found also tend to be the most costly in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
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