In the late '90s and early 2000s Southeast Community College instructor Rich Douglass mounted cameras to a kite and began photographing farmland. It’s a far cry from the drones of today, but that was the liftoff for the precision agriculture program at SCC.
It's pretty clear to anyone paying attention that the Lincoln economy has been almost fully recovered from the recession for some time.
When it comes to Lincoln and Nebraska’s place in today’s global marketplace, one thing is clear — the Good Life has a lot to offer.
Last year, the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce marked new businesses, businesses with new owners, relocated businesses, renovated businesses, expanded businesses, business anniversaries, ground-breaking ceremonies and new chamber members with over 80 ribbon-cutting events.
Each year, as part of Directions, the Journal Star invites businesses and other offices celebrating an anniversary divisible by five this year to share their history with readers. Here are the submissions we received.
As part of Directions, the Journal Star invites readers to share honors businesses or employees received in 2017 as best of state, region or nation. Also included is a recap of the major awards presented by business organizations locally.
As Nebraska Innovation Campus was preparing to open a little more than three years ago, university and research park officials asked lawmakers and regents for patience.
Flowers blooming from lamp posts in the spring, decorative stone walls and inviting walkways for pedestrians. This is developer Dick Campbell's dream neighborhood.
The art and science of brewing fine beer is a growing hobby and industry around the nation, and the craft has found a firm foothold in Lincoln with the number of craft breweries ballooning over the past few years in the city.
For years, NeighborWorks has been pulling rotten teeth from the city's oldest streets, filling the holes with new homes and first-time buyers.
Anybody who's had classes at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus probably knows about the Dairy Store. In fact, even a good number of Lincoln residents who didn't take classes there know about the store, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.