World-Herald editorial: Old state law helps Omaha grow
His Democratic successor who annexed Elkhorn, former Mayor Mike Fahey, agreed, calling it one of the more important tools Omaha has that other cities lack. “Otherwise you'd end up like Des Moines or St. Louis, where people move out of the city and you ...
Bookends: Omaha author wins three national awards
The book of Omaha author and editor Sandra Wendel, “How Not to Be My Patient: A Physician's Secrets for Staying Healthy and Surviving Any Diagnosis,” is the recipient of three industry awards. The book, which Wendel co-wrote with Mayo Clinic physician ...
Dick Davis got $3.2 million over decade for contracts program
The City of Omaha and seven local government subdivisions have paid Omaha businessman Dick Davis a combined $3.2 million over the past decade to help develop small and minority- owned businesses to win and perform government contracts.
Stories of Omaha Central grads killed in WWII delivered to grateful Dutch town
The Dutch grave of U.S. Army Pfc. John Cottingham, a member of Omaha Central High School's class of 1943, is visited by, from left, Ton Hermes, chairman of the Foundation for Adopting Graves, Gertje Henssen, who has adopted the grave, and her ...