Author Archives: Kellan Heavican

Nebraska Has Lowest Unemployment Rate In US

Nebraska Has Lowest Unemployment Rate In US

Nebraska unemployment rate remains the best in the country. The 3-percent mark is down from last months 3.6 percent. In Lincoln 2.7 percent of people are unemployed down from Septembers 3.2 percentage mark. Unemployment Rates (SA – Seasonally Adjusted, NSA – Not Seasonally Adjusted)   Preliminary     Revised     Changes Since   Oct-20 Sep-20 Oct-19…Read more »

‘Do Right, Right Now’ Campaign Backed By State Agencies Focuses On Residents Doing Their Part To Stop COVID-19

‘Do Right, Right Now’ Campaign Backed By State Agencies Focuses On Residents Doing Their Part To Stop COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of all Nebraskans. As an important initiative to help fight this pandemic, the Douglas County Health Department and Omaha Community Foundation teamed up to develop a unified campaign to Do Right, Right Now. This caring but urgent call to action is critical to getting back to a safe, healthy, and…Read more »

CEDARS Breaks Ground On Essential Services Expansion

CEDARS Breaks Ground On Essential Services Expansion

CEDARS is launching the public phase of its capital campaign, The Heart of CEDARS. The $3.5 million project will add more than 3,800 square feet of space to Southeast Nebraska’s only emergency shelter for youth and make other essential campus updates to improve outcomes for the kids and families they serve. To date, the campaign…Read more »

Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Opposes Recall Efforts

Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Opposes Recall Efforts

The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors opposes recall efforts of Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and city council members. “The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors very much appreciate the continued leadership of Mayor Gaylor Baird during this pandemic. We also thank our other elected leaders on the city council, the county…Read more »

Lincoln Children’s Zoo Cancels Holiday Lights Display

Lincoln Children’s Zoo Cancels Holiday Lights Display

The Lincoln Children’s Zoo announced it’s canceling its holiday lights display. The zoo said in a Facebook post it must cancel the event to stay in accordance with the current directed health measure for Lancaster County. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT In accordance with the current Lancaster County Health Department Directive Health Measure… Posted by Lincoln Children's Zoo…Read more »