Wreaths Across America Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 13th
Thursday, 11 December 2014 15:33
The Wreath Across America ceremony is set for this Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. The program begins at 11 AM on Saturday. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Nebraska employment record expected in 2015
Thursday, 11 December 2014 09:53
The governor says Nebraska employment is expected to top 1.1 million next year, a record high.
Gov. Dave Heineman said in making the announcement Wednesday that the state has had continued growth in a number of industries. The record projection is based on growth patterns and current economic trends.
A news release from the governor's office says jobs in high demand projected through 2015 include registered nurses, truck drivers, accountants, market research analysts, carpenters, electricians and software developers.
The Nebraska unemployment rate for October was 3.4 percent, the lowest since 2008. The November rate hasn't been released yet.