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‘Exploring the Wild Kingdom’ explores classic Omaha series

The North Platte Telegraph 30 Jul 2021
LINCOLNEvery Sunday beginning in 1963 throughout the late 1980s, 34 million Americans took part in an evening ritual that included turning to Mutual of Omaha’s “Wild Kingdom.” Now viewers can remember and learn more about the pioneering series when “Exploring the Wild Kingdom” airs at 9 p.m., Aug.

Today In Johnson City History: July 30

Johnson City Press 30 Jul 2021
July 30, 1845 ... The gentlemanly bearing and brilliant talents of the Bishop, will commend him where ever (sic) he goes.” ... A ... Readers of the Johnson City Press could learn what movies were playing at what theaters in town ... With a dateline from Omaha, Nebraska, readers learned that “Thomas F ... Omaha Police Lt ... Sioux City is located about 97 miles from Omaha.

Omaha man sentenced for child sex trafficking

Sandhills Express 29 Jul 2021
OMAHA, Neb. -- An Omaha man has been sentenced to over 20 years in federal prison for sex trafficking of a minor ... the case in September 2020 after a foster child was reported missing in Omaha.

Central City/Fullerton looks to make a run at a Class B state championship

The Grand Island Independent 29 Jul 2021
Dale Miller. It took a longer time than expected, but the Central City/Fullerton seniors earned their way into another Class B state tournament late on Tuesday ... Then Wahoo came back and made it an episode ... (Omaha) Skutt kind of took it to us the first game, but after that we settled in and learned we can play with the best teams in the state.” ... .

Insurtech Startup Spot Announces $17.5 Million in Funding to Fill the Gaps in the Health ...

The Marshall News Messenger 28 Jul 2021
The round was led by GreatPoint Ventures, with participation from Montage Ventures, Mutual of Omaha, MS&AD, and Silverton Partners ... To learn more about Spot, visit ... The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has raised $17.5 million from GreatPoint Ventures, Montage Ventures, Mutual of Omaha, Silverton Partners, and MS&AD Ventures.

William Moroni Blair - A Good Life Well Lived

HJ News 28 Jul 2021
To people living today the life of a pioneer could be a script for an action movie ... Lets set the stage and give you some background ... After getting off the ship they had to take a slow train to Omaha. Then from Omaha it was walk west or stay in Winter Quarters ... He was anxious to learn about horses so he offered to walk and drive and care for a wagon.

Joslyn Art Museum breaks ground on $100 million addition

Omaha World-Herald 27 Jul 2021
The pavilion will be named for Omaha philanthropists Rhonda and Howard Hawks of the Hawks Foundation ... The pavilion will be named for Omaha philanthropists Rhonda and Howard Hawks ... Howard Hawks is a founder of Tenaska, an Omaha-based energy company with offices in several U.S ...Everyone in Omaha is really proud of the museum and so am I,” he said.

The Public Pulse: Debates on voter ID, border response, critical race theory, conservatism

Omaha World-Herald 27 Jul 2021
Jeff Miller, Omaha ... Elroy Hervey, Omaha ... Patrick Flynn, Omaha ... Tom May, Omaha ... As an adjunct instructor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, I was highly troubled by Regent Jim Pillen’s proposal to chill free speech at NU through a regent-sponsored “opposition” to critical race theory ... Dave Pantos, Omaha ... Daum, Omaha.

After losing out on high school season, Burke softball teammates get shot to represent their ...

News-Press Now 27 Jul 2021
26—Like many Omaha Public Schools athletes, Paige Davison and Bre Schneidewind were devastated last year to learn that they would not get to play out their senior softball seasons. The black and gold Omaha Burke uniforms stayed in storage ... They were looking forward to helping Omaha Burke make another run at a state tournament berth.

Windstorm cut a damage path 25 miles wide in Omaha metro area

Lincoln Journal Star 27 Jul 2021
Nancy Gaarder Omaha World-Herald ... The windstorm that struck the Omaha metro area July 10 was one of the city’s most damaging on record, said Brian Smith, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service ... In other words, where some of Omaha’s most densely treed and populated neighborhoods are.

State Legion baseball: Omaha Skutt shakes off slow start to rally past Carpet Land

Lincoln Journal Star 26 Jul 2021
Omaha Skutt coach Tim Lackovic was not too worried after three innings, despite his team facing a three-run deficit in a winners’ bracket game at the Class A American Legion state baseball tournament ... Omaha Skutt’s six runs in the fourth inning was enough to advance past Carpet Land 7-4 in the National Division on Sunday at Den Hartog Field.

47 Nebraska school districts object to sex ed standards

Sandhills Express 25 Jul 2021
OMAHA, Neb ... The standards would be optional if they’re approved, according to the Omaha World-Herald. Under the proposed standards, kindergartners would learn about different kinds of family structures, including same-gender families ... Sixth graders would learn about a range of ...

Editorial: To truly be public safety employees, cops and firefighters must be vaccinated

Omaha World-Herald 25 Jul 2021
It was disheartening to learn that 41% of Omaha police officers have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 — and further discouraging to see that the police union chief is steeped in disinformation that justifies their decision ... Omaha police union chief Tony Connor, himself ...

Spectrum announces faster downloads speeds for customers

Fremont Tribune 24 Jul 2021
... Inc., which offers services under the Spectrum brand, “and we are delivering Spectrum Internet customers in the Omaha area even more speed for streaming, remote work, distance learning and staying in touch with family and friends — with no modem fees, data caps or contracts.”.

Five kids in four different schools: Why I'm dreading back-to-school time this year

Omaha World-Herald 23 Jul 2021
I took my four school-aged kids, pulled them out of the private school they’d always gone to and threw them into Omaha Public Schools ... It was hard and we were lost for a good chunk of the beginning of the year as we learned remotely from home ... She lives in Omaha ... Here's what this Omaha mom learned taking five kids camping in Colorado.

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