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ISU studies plan to transform game day parking into entertainment district
News 9 hours ago
ISU studies plan to transform game day parking into entertainment district

Changes are brewing in the heart of Iowa State University's athletics complex. Iowa State University announced plans Tuesday to redevelop the Iowa...

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Neighbors and advocates discuss unemployment, transportation in North Omaha
News 3 days ago
Neighbors and advocates discuss unemployment, transportation in North Omaha

It takes a village to tackle issues like unemployment. That's why Omaha's Empowerment Network is still asking for feedback from the community. For...

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Old Navy plans to open 800 new stores
News 4 days ago
Old Navy plans to open 800 new stores

Old Navy outlined plans Thursday to open 800 new stores, its first major announcement since the Gap, its parent company, announced it would spin...

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Customer suing New Jersey Costco after experiencing 'egregious anti-semitism and discrimination' by employee
News 6 days ago
Customer suing New Jersey Costco after experiencing 'egregious anti-semitism and discrimination' by employee

A frequent customer at a New Jersey Costco filed a lawsuit against the wholesale store for discrimination, Patch reports. The man, Irwin Wayne Levy...

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Mayor proposes transportation bond to fix roads
News 1 week ago
Mayor proposes transportation bond to fix roads

WELL, THAT'S A WHOLE OTHER ISSUE. I'M IN A PARADE, AND PEOPL ARE YELLING AT ME, "FIX THE ROADS." I MEAN, I HEAR IT ALL THE TIME. QUANECIA: FROM...

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Vegan taking her neighbors to court for barbecuing meat in their backyard
News 1 week ago
Vegan taking her neighbors to court for barbecuing meat in their backyard

Most of us have had beef with a neighbor over some loud music or a parking spot, but one woman had beef with her neighbor's... beef (among other...

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Residents forced out after 120 possible coffins discovered under apartment complex
News 2 weeks ago
Residents forced out after 120 possible coffins discovered under apartment complex

A shocking discovery is forcing residents out of their apartment complex. The families at the complex in Tampa Bay were living on top of a long...

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'The 800-pound gorilla' driving changes, Walmart, and customers are changing the way grocery stores work
News 2 weeks ago
'The 800-pound gorilla' driving changes, Walmart, and customers are changing the way grocery stores work

When a Walmart near Pittsburgh transformed cashier lanes into even more self-checkouts, customers adapted. America's biggest retailer is seeking to...

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Are changes with Nebraska DMV singling out the most vulnerable?
News 2 weeks ago
Are changes with Nebraska DMV singling out the most vulnerable?

The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles said moving offices in Douglas and Sarpy Counties and making other changes have led to efficiency, but...

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Omaha's landlord association sues city, mayor over problem property ordinance
News 1 month ago
Omaha's landlord association sues city, mayor over problem property ordinance

The Metropolitan Omaha Property Owners Association calls the Vacant and Abandoned Property Ordinance 'unconstitutional' The association of property...

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Bullet-resistant school backpacks now sold in-store and online at major retailers
News 1 month ago
Bullet-resistant school backpacks now sold in-store and online at major retailers

Bullet-resistant backpacks are now being sold in stores in certain cities, according to a CBS News report. You can also find Guard Dog Security...

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WATCH: Dozens of goats get loose, run through a neighborhood
News 1 month ago
WATCH: Dozens of goats get loose, run through a neighborhood

A herd of goats can function as a great, eco-friendly way to cut the grass, but sometimes the goats have a mind of their own. On Tuesday, a...

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Omaha City Council approves special use permit for Alzheimer's and dementia care facility
News 1 month ago
Omaha City Council approves special use permit for Alzheimer's and dementia care facility

PLANS TO TURN THIS LOT NEAR 192ND AND WESTERN INTO FACILITY FOR ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA HAVE SOME IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERNED. RICK JARECKE...

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Nebraska residents pushing for casino gambling legalization on 2020 ballot
News 1 month ago
Nebraska residents pushing for casino gambling legalization on 2020 ballot

Some Nebraska residents believe casino betting would benefit the state. Tuesday, Iowa lawmakers approved sports betting rules. In Nebraska however,...

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Blueprint Nebraska report: State struggles with attracting, retaining young talent.
News 1 month ago
Blueprint Nebraska report: State struggles with attracting, retaining young talent.

Nebraska is facing several challenges that need to be addressed when it comes to economic development, according to a group working to create a...

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La Vista City Council to consider implementing restaurant tax
News 1 month ago
La Vista City Council to consider implementing restaurant tax

The La Vista City Council will soon consider a proposal implementing an occupation tax on eating and drinking establishments. The city said in a...

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Community Champion: The man behind Omaha's hydrant parties
News 1 month ago
Community Champion: The man behind Omaha's hydrant parties

It's hot outside but there is one man keeping things cool. This week's Community Champion is bringing people together through wet but refreshing...

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GNC planning to close 900 stores by end of 2020
News 1 month ago
GNC planning to close 900 stores by end of 2020

GNC is planning to close 900 stores by the end of 2020. In 2018, the health and nutrition chain reported they planned to close 700 to 900 locations...

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson praises North Omaha's mixed-income developments
News 1 month ago
HUD Secretary Ben Carson praises North Omaha's mixed-income developments

After taking a tour of Highlander Apartments, Carson hopes they city continues its efforts using a recent HUD grant. After taking a tour of...

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Nebraska economic development director to leave post
News 1 month ago
Nebraska economic development director to leave post

Nebraska's state economic development director is leaving his post next month. Director Dave Rippe plans to return to his hometown of Hastings to...

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Ricketts appoints new Nebraska economic development director
News 1 month ago
Ricketts appoints new Nebraska economic development director

Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed a central Nebraska economic development official to lead the state's Department of Economic Development. Ricketts...

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Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans
News 2 months ago
Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans

As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and...

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Flood aftermath could mean less money for schools as property values suffer big losses
News 2 months ago
Flood aftermath could mean less money for schools as property values suffer big losses

In an effort to get their property taxes lowered, more than 200 people filed destroyed property claims in Dodge County. The deadline for all...

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Retail store Charming Charlie files for bankruptcy, will close all stores
News 2 months ago
Retail store Charming Charlie files for bankruptcy, will close all stores

Another fashion retailer is planning to close all of its stores. A Bloomberg report states Charming Charlie filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and...

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Authorities search for missing inmate from Community Corrections Center in Lincoln
News 2 months ago
Authorities search for missing inmate from Community Corrections Center in Lincoln

Officials said a work-release inmate has gone missing Tuesday from the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln. William Mathes was reported missing...

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Kohl’s will take your Amazon returns for free
News 2 months ago
Kohl’s will take your Amazon returns for free

In an effort to join forces with one of its largest competitors, Kohl's is now taking Amazon package returns at more than 1,100 of its stores....

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Reversing the trend: Kohl's reports positive sales growth thanks to Amazon partnership
News 2 months ago
Reversing the trend: Kohl's reports positive sales growth thanks to Amazon partnership

For nearly two years, Kohl's has reported positive sales growth. In fact, this has been its biggest increase in almost a decade. Just a few years...

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Developers of proposed project at 192nd and Dodge seek annexation, occupation tax
News 2 months ago
Developers of proposed project at 192nd and Dodge seek annexation, occupation tax

Developers of a proposed project at 192nd Street and West Dodge Road have a big vision for the empty fields on the metro's west side. The Avenue...

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'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021
News 2 months ago
'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021

Netflix is losing "The Office" in 2021. It's a sign of how intense the streaming wars have become. NBC is taking back the popular sitcom to offer...

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Omaha's Flywheel gets bought by out-of-state tech company
News 2 months ago
Omaha's Flywheel gets bought by out-of-state tech company

One of the darlings of the Omaha tech scene is no longer locally owned. Austin-based WP Engine announced Monday that it purchased Flywheel for an...

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