An event this weekend at Creighton University gives students three days to develop a technology company.

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Six weeks have passed since a tornado destroyed homes and businesses in Wayne, and some companies still don't know whether they'll reopen.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company bought nearly 3.7 million more shares of DaVita Incorporated after the dialysis provider reported its earnings last week.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest tests performed on an idle nuclear power plant near Omaha revealed no significant new issues.

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — State officials are going to study the workforce in northeast Nebraska, northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota to learn more about what it will take to attract new businesses to the area.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's paint company is looking for a new CEO for the second time in a little over a year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for three landowners challenged the constitutionality of a law used to route the Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — America's richest are getting richer and Warren Buffett leads the pack for turning his money into more money.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad wants residents in every part of Iowa to have better access to broadband internet technology.

An Omaha manufacturing and design business to expand its operations and grow the materials used to make its furniture.

Businesses and ACA the focus of panel discussion next week

Aug 21, 2013

A panel discussion next week focuses on what businesses need to know about the Affordable Care Act.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent in July as total employment in the state dropped for the first time this year.

Green in the City Competition

Aug 13, 2013

Omaha by Design is holding a national competition called Green in the City.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade says many of its investors sold some stocks in July to take profits but they remained engaged in the market.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated's second-quarter profit jumped 46 percent as Warren Buffett's company reported big paper gains on the value of its investments and derivative contracts.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — MidAmerican Energy Company is warning customers of a telephone scam that appears to be targeting its customers.

Business conditions index declines in July

Aug 1, 2013

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the region's economy will grow in the coming months, despite a fourth month of decline in the survey's overall index.

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss compiles the Business Conditions Survey of supply managers in nine states. July’s index was 53.5, down from 55.6 in June. Goss says the economy is growing, albeit slowly.

Small business loans up during past three months

Jul 22, 2013

Nebraska's unemployment rate edged up slightly in June, but small business growth continues to be strong, according to the Small Business Administration.

Public input sought on Heartland 2050 plan

Jul 18, 2013

Public input is being sought on a 40-year visioning plan for the metro area called Heartland 2050.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Geico is promoting the car insurer's No. 2 executive to president and chief operating officer, but the Berkshire Hathaway company says Tony Nicely remains active as chairman and CEO.

Google Announces Additional Investment in Iowa

Jun 27, 2013

Google’s initial investment in Iowa was 600 million for a data center in Council Bluffs.

Creighton University hosting its first Summer Institute

Jun 13, 2013

Creighton’s first Summer Institute will focus on women, leadership, and higher education.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A private lunch with Omaha-based billionaire Warren Buffett has been sold for more than $1 million at auction. Compared to past years, that's a bargain.

BBB warns of tech support scam

May 31, 2013

The Better Business Bureau is warning of a scam involving random calls or emails offering tech support.

China's economy the subject of Friday conference in Omaha

May 16, 2013

China’s rapid economic growth, aging population, business relationships, and economic reforms are topics of a conference Friday in Omaha.

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A two-day conference on entrepreneurship is underway in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has sold more than 1.7 million Moody's shares this week, but Berkshire Hathaway Inc. still owns nearly 12 percent of the credit ratings agency.

The Children’s Respite Care Center is opening a new facility on 138th and Discovery Drive.

BBB Craigslist Scam Alert

Apr 22, 2013

The Better Business Bureau is warning citizens to be careful when they use free online classified sites for real estate transactions.

The Small Business Administration gave $61 million dollars in loans to Nebraska small businesses over the past six months.