Omaha in trouble, Florence factory reopens, flip your early ballot
05/10/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Countrywide case trends
Omaha has problems
Find out about the people behind the problems ahead of Tuesday’s city general election.
Reed Moore Daily Recap
Have a nice national day for cleaning your room
Sweep up, dust off, take a break for today’s news. Repeat the steps: Omaha restaurants welcome Mother’s Day crowds again, Florence’s historic mill is set to reopen in June, and Douglas County election officials and candidates are calling on first voters to return their ballots before Tuesday’s elections.
- Thanks to the drop in Covid-19 cases and the increase in vaccinations, restaurants are once again welcoming Mother’s Day crowds. However, many restaurants cannot operate at full capacity due to downsizing.
- After a year-long hiatus, the historic Omaha Mill in Florence reopens in June, including its museum and farmers’ market, which is held on Sundays.
- An Omaha woman creates a non-profit organization called MOMentum with a mission to reduce the feminization of poverty and help mothers struggling with poverty.
- Douglas County election officials and mayoral and city council candidates are encouraging voters to submit their ballots early for Tuesday’s election.
- Nebraska prosecutors continue to sentence convicted murderers to death, but the state has no lethal execution drugs and likely won’t be able to acquire them for years, if ever.
- An 18-year-old woman and her boyfriend are charged with attempted murder in Papillion. Authorities say the couple attempted to kill the woman’s father with a meat tenderizer.
- Doris Feilmeier, Hartington’s devoted mother and Holy Trinity Church volunteer, is Nebraska’s 2021 Mother of the Year.
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A Guide to Spring Wedding in Omaha
Digging out your hair is always in season
Most people share a personal, if not spiritual, experience with their hair, which is why hair design is so important in most weddings. Whatever your hair type or budget, you can design your hair in a way that will make you feel confident and enhance your wedding experience.
Many brides would choose to design their hair to complement the spring – they could braid it, keep it natural, or add some florals. Coordinating these hairstyles and accessories between different heads of hair is incredibly rewarding and fun, if a bit involved.
And let’s not forget the grooming of the groom. Now is the perfect time to splurge with professional styling – a haircut, a close shave or beard shaping, and maybe a relaxing steam towel treatment. They will not only feel wonderful (but manly), they will also prepare the groom for his close-up on all those wedding photos.
Also, if you want to hire a professional for your hair, some salons offer discounts for styling multiple heads at once. This is perhaps the most compelling reason to party at the best beauty salon in Omaha. Or consider hiring licensed hairstylists or cosmetologists to work on the on-site wedding party for a more flexible experience. Remember, local Facebook groups like Weddings Omaha can help you find all kinds of local experts, including makeup and hair.
If you are more interested in a DIY approach, you can always do whatever you want. Your hair, or the lack of it, is yours in all seasons. Be yourself, dig your hair and have fun – you almost can’t go wrong.
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