Christmas is fast-approaching, but many families are still struggling during the pandemic. The Salvation Army stands ready to help those families through its Christmas Assitance program. This year, in an effort to keep everyone safe, the application process is going virtual.
A misdemeanor was hanging over jasmine Harris for more than a decade until she got a pardon three years ago. It’s a decision Mayor Jean Strother said she’s proud of and what Harris said opened more doors for her.
For the 4th year in a row, Carl Fleming, Jr. has grown and displayed a giant pumpkin outside of his La Vista home. This year’s gourd comes in at a whopping 450 pounds, and that’s not even the heaviest he’s grown.
Omaha Public School students are back in school. However, with coronavirus cases surging in Nebraska, Bryan High School Principal Dr. Rony Ortega says he’s doing everything possible to keep students safe.
Low-income residents who qualify for expanded Medicaid coverage in Nebraska will have to work, volunteer, take classes, or get job training if they want access to certain health-care services starting in 2022.
Omaha Fire Chief Dan Olsen and Mayor Jean Stothert welcomed the newest fire recruit class Monday morning inside the Omaha Public Safety Training Center. The fire department says 31 people are part of this class which now begins the 12-week training academy. This is the class that was supposed to start in March, but the Coronavirus pandemic delayed it until now.