Omaha, Nebraska

Efforts underway to get food from US farms to the needy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been especially troubling to see farmers have to bury produce, dump milk and euthanize hogs. Now some states are providing more money to help pay for food that might otherwise go to waste, the ...

Read More »

Omaha to get second scooter pilot this summer

OMAHA, Neb. (FOX KPTM) — Mayor Jean Stothert announced there will be a second pilot for scooters in the Omaha metro. The 2019 scooters pilot in Omaha resulted in 75,106 riders. Nearly three-quarters of all scooter trips were in downtown Omaha, followed by Midtown, Aksarben, then Benson. “We learned a lot during the first pilot,” said Mayor Stothert. The City of ...

Read More »