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Animal rescue, end of Kellogg strike and record tornadoes in December


The settlers of Nebraska were increasingly poor, Catholics and Protestants, Europeans and Americans. And almost uniformly white.

With the exception of the homesteaders who settled in a place called Dewitty,
near current Valentine’s Day.

By Matthieu Hansen. Originally posted in Flat water free press.
Reposted in The reader.



Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Have a nice math day

Luckily, there’s no pop quiz on today’s news: Nebraska Humane Society saves nearly 500 animals from home with “squalid” living conditions, Kellogg strike ends after workers voted to ratify a provisional employment contract, and according to the National Weather Service, twenty-two tornadoes hit Nebraska due to the December 15 storms, breaking the previous record of five in the 70 last years.


Harper’s Index Today’s facts

  1. Percentage of U.S. executives who believe their corporate culture has
    improved since the start of the pandemic: 72
  2. Of American human resources professionals who think so: 21

Source: Ssociety for human resources management (Washington)


To learn about national trends in COVID-19 cases and vaccination, Click here.


Around Omaha

Around Nebraska

  • Flat water free press delves deeply into how the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Friedens honors its german roots.
  • In Nebraska, there have only ever been five recorded tornadoes in December, according to data collected by the National Weather Service (NWS) over the past seven decades. But, according to the NWS, twenty-two tornadoes struck Nebraska due to storms on December 15, although that number may change as experts continue to review the data.
  • At the end of December, the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department will be leaving its mask mandate expire.
  • “Inadvertently activated”: here is why you got that alarm clock from the emergency alert system on Tuesday night.
  • Money Roundup: Nebraska’s Gasoline Tax Should to diminish, a report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln indicates that the state pursue economic growth, and read on the cost of retirement in Nebraska.

In your local government

Tensions over the relationship between the city government and North Omaha increased at the Omaha city council meeting on Tuesday as the city council approved the appointment of Sharlon Rodgers to the Omaha municipal land bank. Rogers is the wife of a county commissioner and mayor Jean Stothert’s second choice after former council member Ben Gray’s appointment was rejected by Omaha City Council earlier this year. While Douglas County has reported 10 cases of the Omicron variant COVID-19, Douglas County Director of Health Lindsay Huse has highlighted the dire situation in community hospitals.

Read the full article by local government reporter Anton Johnson for The reader here..


I had seen Camille Metoyer Moten in many leading roles, but never in a concert setting, fully expressing her versatile voice, writes Warren Francke.

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As Variants of COVID-19 have spread throughout the community, be sure to get vaccinated, boosted and masked completely before going to public gatherings.
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