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Four women posing for a photo around a work table in a culinary kitchen, while more women mingle in the background.

Local group celebrates women-owned businesses

The Ember Society was founded to combat the divide between women-owned businesses and their lack of community within Lincoln.  The Ember Society, focused on creating...
Paul Longley sits on the Josh’s bench in Hawks Hall in the College of Business in honor of his late son Ben Longley. Photo by Ruth Bailey/Nebraska News Service

University works to end the stigma of mental illness across Nebraska

Content Warning: This story may contain distressing topics such as suicide and mental illness. There are resources at the bottom of this article. The...
A shopper and Katherine Bergstrom, the owner, mingle at A Novel Idea Bookstore in Lincoln, NE. The photo shows the rows of bookshelves and decor at inside the A Novel Idea bookstore.

Hard-copy books continue to outsell modern alternatives

With the release of Sony’s e-reading device and Amazon’s Kindle in 2006 and 2007, electronic books or “eBooks” have become a popular alternative to...
A construction sign on a median reads, “48th Street closed, local businesses open.”

Small businesses wary of upcoming winter season amidst construction

A sign reads “48th St closed” and “local businesses open” by a construction project that has lasted over three months. Yet even with the...
Woman walks up to the library building

Lincoln City Libraries hosts community sessions for member feedback

At the first of five Lincoln City Libraries community engagement sessions, Lincoln community members discussed system-wide improvements and suggestions for a new downtown location....
New orange Park Omaha kiosk displays hourly rate.

New parking meter upgrades in Omaha could come to Lincoln

Color-coded posts with new payment instructions replaced standard single-spaced parking meters on the streets of downtown Omaha this summer, causing mixed reactions among residents...

Unconventional Boom: Omaha Housing Market Defying National Trends

Omaha, Nebraska is located in the heart of the United States. If you’ve lived there your entire life like my mother, you can probably...
A group participates in a yoga pose.

PLAY at the Park

More than 100 Lincolnites gathered in the park every weekend in September to “Sunday” correctly. Their shoes come off, their minds were relaxed and...
A grocery store employee puts pre-packaged meals on the shelf in the “grab and go” section of the store.

Open Harvest Co-Op plans to bring fresh, local grocery options to Telegraph District

Just blocks from downtown Lincoln, a small grocery store tucked between a hair salon and coffee shop invites customers inside with promises of a...
A student is using a laptop computer to access generative artificial intelligence site Chat GPT and is generating a response to their prompt

From chalkboards to artificial intelligence, teachers race to keep up

Teachers and administrators are working together to learn about how students are using artificial intelligence.  Earlier this year, high school and college students began recognizing...