Labor Commissioner Announces Unemployment Insurance Updates

The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) announced unemployment insurance updates today, including the extension of waivers for COVID-19 to August 1. John Albin, Nebraska comissioner of labor,  also announced that workers participating in Short-Time Compensation (STC) plans will be eligible for $600 per week in federal benefits under the CARES Act, in addition to their…read more »


More COVID-19 Cases Reported In The State

First cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported in the following counties: Cheyenne – http://www.pphd.org/Site/Documents/NewsReleases/COVID-19%20Positive%20test%20results%2004.05.2020.pdf Stanton – https://www.facebook.com/elvphd Logan County was included in last night’s release as a county reporting its first case. However, Logan County was erroneously entered into the electronic tracking system and does not have a confirmed case of COVID-19. All…read more »


As Lincoln’s COVID-19 Cases Grow, Mayor Asks Businesses Make Masks

Nebraska’s COVID-19 case total jumped to 409 today while city officials make a significant announcement asking local businesses to shift their resources toward making cloth masks and other essential items. “I urge all businesses that have the capacity and capability to do so to shift their operations towards making essentials, especially gowns, masks, and face coverings,” Leirion…read more »


Former Husker Ndamukong Suh Named to NFL 2010s All-Decade Team

A former Husker who was one of the best to every play collegiate football has been recognized as one of the best in the National Football League for the past decade. Defensive Tackle Ndamukong Suh was named to the NFL 2010s All-Decade Team Monday. Suh is the only Husker to make the list. The second…read more »