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OSHA faults Nebraska company in fatal roofing death

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Federal safety inspectors have determined a Nebraska company failed to provide required fall protection which led to the death of a newly hired employee. 39-year-old Jason Oenbring of Tecumseh fell 21 feet to his death while installing metal roofting sheets on a commercial building in Raymond for Custom Contracting of Lincoln in October. Oenbring had […]

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Rural towns nudged to seek help to land development dollars

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Rural communities across Nebraska are being encouraged to apply for funds to host community design workshops. Cynthia Nikitin is program director of the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design, which is putting out a request for proposals. “To apply and to be brave and bold and take a step forward,” Nikitin says. “Applying for federal funding is […]

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Iowa company to expand into Omaha

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An employee-owned company in Iowa is expanding to the Chicago and Omaha markets. Van Meter, Incorporated is based in Cedar Rapids and it distributes 800 different brands of electrical and mechanical products to contractors as well as industrial and commercial clients. It operates out of 14 locations in Iowa and has just completed its purchase […]

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Egg hatchery to invest heavily in Nebraska expansion

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A state-of-the-art egg hatchery will locate in central Nebraska. Gov. Pete Ricketts was among those announcing the expansion of Hendrix-ISA in Grand Island. Ricketts says Nebraska won over fierce competition from other states. “At the end of the day, it came down to our people. And the quality of the people here and the opportunity […]

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