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BASEBALL: Opening day wins for Titans, Cougars, Monarchs and T-Birds

Omaha World-Herald 21 Mar 2023
It was delayed by four days, but Opening Day arrived and brought Ws for Papillion-La Vista and Papio South, Omaha Gross and Bellevue West on Monday, March 20 ... Omaha Gross 6, Plattsmouth 2 ... Omaha Gross starts 1-0 before hosting Omaha South on Tuesday, while travels to Fort Calhoun on Thursday.

Nebraska tribal college educator receives national honor for dedication to students

York News-Times 21 Mar 2023
OMAHA — A Nebraska educator is being honored for his dedication to tribal college students and will receive a $1,200 gift for his work ... New skate park opens on Omaha Nation Reservation ... Up until a skate park was recently finished, the court was one of only a few places kids in town could skate without traveling to Sioux City or Omaha.

Youth talent shows coming to Papillion, La Vista

Omaha World-Herald 20 Mar 2023
Show Wagon has historic roots in many Omaha neighborhoods, according to a news release. As a City of Omaha Parks and Recreation program, Show Wagon was a traveling youth talent show competition that ran for nearly 60 years beginning in the early 1950s. For many Omaha neighborhoods it was a summertime fixture.

Short Takes: Leslie Smith named new director of Omaha's Land Bank

Omaha World-Herald 19 Mar 2023
The Omaha Municipal Land Bank has named Leslie Smith as its new executive director. Leslie Smith has been named the new director of Omaha Municipal Land Bank ... Hope Lodge not only eases the financial burden for families traveling to Omaha for their cancer treatment, but it offers a home away from home when it is needed most,” said Dr.

Vanessa Emlich

Lincoln Journal Star 19 Mar 2023
I would like to use my unique background and skillset to expand opportunities for Lincoln and surrounding area residents to travel to other parts of the country and world ... If passengers are unable to find affordable flights out of or into Lincoln, we will continue to see travelers opt for Omaha.

Sweet 16 drought set to end for No. 4 UConn or No. 5 Saint Mary's

Omaha World-Herald 18 Mar 2023
Papillion La Vista reaches $1 million settlement with eighth grader's family After delays, The Mill coffee shop opens in historic Omaha building NIT shuts out Nebraska men's basketball Pospisil ... Omaha and pizza ... "No matter what, the defense should travel with us, and it did tonight.

Supporters braved chilly winds to promote vision therapy

Hastings Tribune 18 Mar 2023
The Girl Scouts held a fun run to raise awareness and money for vision therapy ... This therapy often isn't covered by insurance companies and involves travel to Lincoln or Omaha. Dr. Will Ferguson, a Hastings native who works in the field in Omaha, spoke at the event and shared the story of his uncle who went through vision therapy in the 1970s ... .

Smart Money: Travel Credit Card or Cash-Back Credit Card

Fremont Tribune 17 Mar 2023
This week’s episode is part of our new series called "This or That," where the NerdWallet Travel team compares different ways to travel ... Travel credit cards generally earn points that you can redeem for travel, while cash-back credit cards earn cash that you can often use toward your next credit card statement.

Putting a bow on an emotional, successful run for Omaha hockey

Omaha World-Herald 17 Mar 2023
It was perhaps the most emotional Omaha hockey season — and one of the most successful ... That led to the first series against North Dakota, and the Fighting Hawks left Omaha with a win and a tie ... Senior forward Tyler Weiss got caught up in the Christmas travel mess, trying to get back to Omaha from his home in North Carolina.

Ohtani leads Japan over Italy 9-3, into WBC semifinals

Omaha World-Herald 17 Mar 2023
The unfortunate final career minutes for Class B's all-time leading scorer, Connor Millikan Report criticizes Omaha zoo, 11 others for elephant programs Omaha bakery Cupcake Island closed Spring camp preview ... Japan travels to Miami for a semifinal on Monday against Puerto Rico or Mexico.

Pediatric hospital beds are in high demand for ailing children. Here's why

The Philadelphia Tribune 17 Mar 2023
By 2018, almost a quarter of children in America had to travel farther for pediatric beds as compared to 2009, according to a 2021 paper in the journal Pediatrics by lead author Dr ... "If we are transferring them out, which we do, they're looking at travels of 200 to 400 miles to hit Omaha, Minneapolis, Denver.".

Hemingford Gymnasts head to State

Scottsbluff StarHerald 16 Mar 2023
Kristin Yale Hemingford Ledger ... The gymnasts traveled to compete in Casper, Omaha and Rapid City this season ... .

Grand Island provider discusses need for multilingual child care

The Grand Island Independent 16 Mar 2023
There are scholarships available for those interested in attending and free transportation available from Omaha, Lincoln, York, South Sioux City, Norfolk, Columbus, North Platte and far western reaches of the state ... The conference itself is free, but scholarships are available to cover travel, lodging, and time spent attending the pre-conference.

Why is it difficult for children to get a bed at pediatric hospitals? It’s more ...

CNN 16 Mar 2023
“If we are transferring them out, which we do, they’re looking at travels of 200 to 400 miles to hit Omaha, Minneapolis, Denver.” Inpatient pediatric beds in rural areas decreased by 26% between 2008 and 2018, while the number of rural pediatric units decreased by 24% during the same time, according to the 2021 paper in Pediatrics.

Letter: Lawmakers must stop trolley folly

Lincoln Journal Star 15 Mar 2023
Omaha taxpayers face millions of ... We doubt that many outstate Nebraskans will want to travel all the way into Omaha to ride a streetcar through North Omaha.

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