Hy-Vee is asking its 91,000 employees, including several thousand in Nebraska, to provide the company a copy of their vaccination card so that it can prepare for how many tests it may need to have on hand to comply with the federal rule.
What started as a way to reduce boredom during the pandemic has turned into a brick-and-mortar business for a Yutan couple.
Sen. Mike Moser: “The Raimondo family have been great supporters of the Columbus community and believers in Nebraska and believers in manufacturing in the U.S. We’ll miss his calming force going into the future."
The 190 employees at the manufacturing plant in east Kearney frequently have had their schedules jumbled as their company copes with supply chain disruptions.
Grand Island is well suited as a warehouse, transportation and distribution hub for the Midwest, one official said.
Equipment for the smoke room and the unique 24-7 meat vending machine are not yet on site. McLean Beef also plans to have a full selection of retail cuts inside the front entrance for sale to walk-in customers.
Columbus Mayor Jim Bulkley said ADM brought in an outside firm to help deal with the fire between 10 days and two weeks ago, Bulkley said. "It was more than (the Columbus Fire Department) was able to handle."
The art deco "Old Home Bread" signage was removed from the outside. The developer said they kept the vintage metal letters, which at one time were lit with neon, and they're planning on using them inside as a decorative element.
People don’t realize a good dry red wine can be produced in Nebraska, one owner said. For the popular rhubarb wine, it takes 450 pounds of rhubarb to make about 450 to 500 bottles of wine.
Tom and Suzanne Vanous have decided to sell the popular restaurant to another husband-and-wife team, Renee and Bryan Jantz, who will take over this fall. They didn’t have to look far for the buyers.
“There have been so many kind people in my life, and I have to pay it back,” said Veronica Piñon as she described the emotional experience of becoming a business owner in her adopted home.
“So the nice thing about us is that you can come in here, and we can set you up with a fishing pole and a reel and get you lined up and put a hook on it, everything you need in order to just leave and go catch fish,” an owner said.
Kelly Wentz's first 13 years as a police officer were in Lincoln; her last 10 were in Kearney. “I was tired. I was mentally done. My trauma box was full. I was looking to do something different, and here I am,” she said.
Scott Buresh said his family didn't have plans to open a new store until last year when the number of daily customers required them to put traffic control measures in place near their storefront.
His hand-cut firepits feature intricate silhouettes of wildlife and farm scenery. For propane firepits, Shawn Racicky has even created pits with steel logs that look like the real thing with flames flickering around them.
In a relatively short span of time this year, Bernabe Mendoza went from having little experience making horchata to struggling to keep up with the crazed demand for his bottled dairy beverage.
Platte River Outdoors carries fishing poles, tackle and fishing accessories. They also send customers locked and loaded with guns, ammo and reloading supplies. Archers can choose from bows, compound bows, crossbows, arrows, broadheads and targets.
The early days were tough for the founders, they remembered in a York News-Times interview in 2006.
Despite the interior of his shop undergoing few changes, Gary has seen hairstyles and the barbering business evolve since 1966.
“Our problem was just getting started,” said Mekenzie, a junior at UNL. “We had to figure a lot of stuff out, but we decided to take a leap of faith and start really small and just grow.”
Lee Enterprises President and CEO Kevin Mowbray rang the Nasdaq Stock Market opening bell in a virtual ceremony this morning.
As of Wednesday night UP didn’t have an estimated time frame for when crews would have the area cleaned up and the lines reopened, a spokesperson said said.
Through trial and error, a whole lot of hard work and help from family and relatives, Nutt Family Jams and Jellies of Ravenna today offers 23 flavors. And there's beef, eggs, syrup and soap.
Being accepted by a top tech "accelerator" was "like getting into the Olympics," says a founder of Logica, an Omaha-based financial software creator.
“The way I explain it to people is, you come in, you pay us a fee, we give you a bunch of things to break, you get to break ‘em, we clean it up, you’re out the door,” Eric Bertrand said. “Great way to relieve some tension.”