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2009-01-05 17:10:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced the selection of Robert A. Myers for the position of senior vice president of human resources effective immediately.

2008-10-29 06:00:17

Yahoo has announced plans to open a new data center and a customer care center in Nebraska. The company is expected to invest approximately $100m in the facility, which will create 100 new jobs. The project will involve the construction of a 150,000 square-foot data center in Omaha.

2008-10-13 21:00:02

A 13-year-old Michigan boy was abandoned Monday in Omaha under Nebraska's safe-haven law, said state health and human service officials. The boy's mother left him at Creighton University Medical Center, said Todd Landry, director of the Division of Children and Family Services.

2008-10-10 18:00:34

By JEAN ORTIZ OMAHA, Neb. - An Iowa teenager who was abandoned at an Omaha hospital under Nebraska's safe-haven law is back home, in part because the grandparents who dropped her off soon changed their minds, a county official said.

2008-10-08 09:00:50

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A 14-year-old Iowa girl was abandoned Tuesday in Nebraska under its safe haven law, but the person who left her could face prosecution in the girl's home state, Nebraska health officials said.

2008-10-01 00:14:13

By Anonymous A 19-year-old Omaha, Neb., woman remained hospitalized in fair condition Monday following a one-vehicle accident Sunday on Interstate 29 in Holt County. Roxanne R. Williams was driving northbound in a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox at 6:40 p.m.

2008-09-29 14:41:14

OMAHA, Neb. and DENVER, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic Health Initiatives announced today a $6 million gift to Mercy Housing for its affordable homes for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., and Council Bluffs, Iowa.

2008-09-19 09:00:32

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 19, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It was announced today that All Our Kids, Inc. and Winners Circle Educational Foundation have legally changed the agency name to The Partnership for Our Kids, a name inspired by the vision of both organizations.

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By Chelsea Keeney, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 7--Put the sailboats and fishing poles away -- Cunningham Lake is not ready yet.

2008-07-26 18:00:20

By Qianna Bradley, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 26--More than 600 men will meet at the Qwest Center Omaha and Hilton Hotel next weekend for the Lutheran Men in Mission conference. The three-day event begins Friday, August 1, at 7 p.m. and ends Sunday, August 3, at 11:30 a.m.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.