Author: Julie Klug

NU president receives major award from U.S. Naval Academy

Add another accolade to University of Nebraska President Ted Carter’s distinguished U.S. Navy career. The retired vice admiral and 1981 alumnus of the United States Naval Academy was one of five people who received the academy’s Distinguished Graduate Award this weekend. Carter, a former superintendent of the academy, joins the likes of the late U.S…. Read more »

Growing Together updates given, with long-range plans shared

U.S. REP. MIKE FLOOD (far right) provides an update Wednesday at the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce during a meeting of Northeast Nebraska Growing Together, an Aksarben workforce initiative. Jerry Guenther/Daily News There’s a lot of moving parts to the Northeast Nebraska Growing Together initiative, some of which seem to be moving well and others… Read more »

Omaha Business Hall of Fame Gala

Every year, Omaha-area business luminaries are recognized for their incredible legacies and commitment to their business, industry and community. Honorees are inducted into the Omaha Business Hall of Fame at a brilliant gala supporting the next generation of Omaha professionals. Initiated in 1993 as part of the Greater Omaha Chamber’s centennial anniversary, the Omaha Business… Read more »

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 »

THE 2022 AKSARBEN BALL ROYAL COURT ANNOUNCED

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 »