Author: Julie Klug

Aon Appoints James Platt As Chief Digital Officer And Mindy Simon Joins The Firm As Chief Operating Officer

Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced that the firm’s Chief Operating Officer James Platt will move into the new role of Chief Digital Officer overseeing Digital Client Solutions and Mindy Simon will join the firm as Chief Operating Officer leading Aon Business Services. “Aon’s Digital Client Solutions are powering our ability to reach… Read more »

Northeast to share in $4 million federal grand to expand apprenticeship programs

Northeast Community College is one of three Nebraska community colleges to share a multimillion-dollar federal grant to strengthen and modernize existing registered apprenticeships programs. The $4 million U.S. Department of Labor Apprenticeship Building America grant is part of $121 million awarded to 30 organizations. The Apprenticeship Building America grant program advances the department’s efforts to… Read more »

Years in the Making – Generations of leaders attend groundbreaking ceremony

Partnerships help spark riverfront revival.  As a dozen shovels hoisted into the air and unearthed dirt scattered into the wind on Tuesday morning at Johnson Park, the ink began to dry on the opening of a new chapter in Norfolk’s history. The city’s riverfront development project has been nearly a half-century in the making –… Read more »

Technology and Agriculture

Written by Mike Cassling, Omaha Technology infuses every aspect of our lives with improvements and advances that increase production, facilitate diagnostic calibrations, maintain efficient operations and generate opportunities for additional revenue. In Nebraska, we know how the agriculture industry has benefited from technology through GPS, crop sensors, aerial imaging, drone operations and robotics. We should… Read more »


Shining a spotlight on families in the Heartland for their volunteerism and passion, the honorees that make up the 2022 Aksarben Ball Royal Court have been unveiled. The Aksarben Court was officially introduced Saturday, July 30, 2022, at the Hilton Omaha. Pages and Standard Bearers were introduced in the morning during the Royal Court Brunch… Read more »

Baxter Auto group Helps Children’s Scholarship Fund Pave the Way for Area Families

The late Talton “Tal” Anderson, a longtime automotive dealership executive, believed everybody should have equal opportunity to education, including access to private options. He believed this even as he attended public schools growing up, said his son Mickey Anderson, Baxter Auto Group president and CEO. “When it comes to education, my father passionately believed that… Read more »

Startup Omaha Week – A Celebration of The Omaha Startup Community

The Omaha Community is excited to bring back for the first time in five years, “Startup Omaha Week” – a week-long celebration of events focused on building a stronger and more collaborative startup ecosystem within the Greater Omaha area. From July 25-29, 2022, entrepreneurs of all types are welcome to participate in this year’s startup… Read more »

Northeast one of 15 U.S. community colleges selected for pilot project

Northeast Community College is one of 15 community colleges to be part of a nationwide pilot program. Northeast Community College is one of 15 “trailblazing” community colleges serving over 200,000 students from across the country to be selected to participate in a pilot project where representatives of the institutions will work together to tackle challenges… Read more »

Aksarben announces the 2022 Aksarben Farm Family Award Recipients for 100 or 150 years of consecutive farm ownership within one family.

Aksarben began recognizing the dedication and perseverance of Nebraska farm families in 1956. Since then, nearly 10,000 families have been recognized statewide. Paying homage to these families is something Aksarben looks forward to each year and, along with Nebraska Farm Bureau who partners on this award, we are excited to announce this year’s honorees. The… Read more »