TreeHouse Foods Expands Omaha Presence

Later this year, ConAgra will move its head office to Chicago, Illinois, partly to be near a growing concentration of food-centric marketing, research, and professional services, according to the Chicago Tribune. David Brown, CEO of the Greater Omaha Area Chamber of Commerce, said that Omahans tried their very best to stop the move from happening. […]

Kellogg’s Long History in Nebraska Will Continue

There’s no doubt about it: The cereal industry is a difficult one these days. After cereal sales peaked in the 1990s, cultural norms for what’s important about food have changed. Cereal has become a nostalgic item for many people, rather than a go-to for most Americans. The New York Times says that “cereal sales have […]

Papillion, NE Makes List of Top Cities for Veterans In 2015

There’s a reason that “listicles,” the catchy name for list-based articles, are in vogue: They combine short and sweet tidbits of information with some truly useful rankings. The Internet loves lists: The best places to live, eat, work, play, and have a family. It’s helpful to know, by whatever gauge the listmaker uses, what’s the […]

Omaha Tops List for Paid Internships

It’s no secret that Nebraska cities consistently hit the top tier of many national ranking lists: Kearney is one of the best places for millennials to live in the Midwest, Nebraska companies make the Inc. 5000 list of growing businesses, and recently, Omaha garnered another top ranking as number one in the entire United States […]

Lincoln Makes the Cut for the Best U.S. Cities for Jobs In 2015

It seems as if Nebraska has a way of finding its place onto most top 10 or top 50 lists of note these days. Take last year, for example, when Kiplinger named Omaha as a hotspot for starting a business on their list of best cities for entrepreneurs. Nebraska is, quite consistently, rated one of […]

Omaha’s First Ceramic Printing Business: Tethon 3D

Investment group Linseed Capital recently expanded into central Omaha, at 719 S. 75th St., to be exact. Linseed, formed by Dr. James and Karen Linder, bought both the building (coming in at 10,000-square feet) and the adjoining home next door, said the World-Herald. The space will be used as office space, as well as a home […]

Event Reminder: The Omaha Mini Maker Faire Is This Weekend!

For anyone in the Omaha area (or surrounding areas) who likes technology, fun, and hands-on activities, we’d like to let you know about an event coming up this weekend on Saturday, September 13th: the Omaha Mini Maker Faire! Running from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Omaha Children’s Museum, the Omaha Mini Maker Faire is designed to […]

Coming Soon: Careers in Manufacturing Day at Southeast Community College–Milford

We’re excited to announce that Southeast Community College–Milford (whom we’ve featured here on the blog before) will be hosting Careers in Manufacturing Day on October 17th, 2014 for excellent students in Lincoln and Southeast Nebraska interested in careers in manufacturing. What Careers in Manufacturing Day Is Careers in Manufacturing Day on October 17th, 2014 at Southeast Community […]

ConAgra Foods: Always Hiring Nebraskans!

In a post last week, we mentioned the success of recent Nebraskan grads being hired by a wide variety of companies. In particular, it always feels gratifying when Nebraskans live, work, and volunteer in their home state. This is only made possible when companies located in Nebraska, headquarters or not, commit to hiring graduates from […]