Alexandra Stone, KETV NewsWatch 7

Alexandra Stone

KETV NewsWatch 7

Omaha, NE, United States

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Recent:
  • KETV NewsWatch 7
Past:
  • KOAT.com
  • kcranews
  • KCCI News

Recent articles by Alexandra:

Proposal to bring private clubs under existing liquor law

City leaders said clubs providing alcohol for 'donations' are operating without liquor licenses → Read More

'Inspire kids to be involved': First of its kind event aims to connect students with extracurriculars

Griswold Community Schools held basketball games during the regular school day hours → Read More

Kimara Snipes says lack of affordable housing forced her to move, step down from OPS Board

Snipes announced she would vacate the Subdistrict 8 seat last month → Read More

Third tower planned at Central Park Plaza in Omaha's downtown

The proposal would bring an 80,000 square foot building to 15th and Douglas streets → Read More

Dining with Dignity program brings professional chefs to Siena Francis House

The initiative seeks to use all donated food and provide creative meals to shelter guests → Read More

'This is a special house': With demolition order possible, who owns Fred Astaire's birthplace?

Inspectors are looking into the home after a complaint came in to the city → Read More

'All sorts of fresh ideas': New businesses fill vacant storefronts in Old Market

A corner store, a floral shop and new restaurants are opening up → Read More

'This problem isn't going away anytime soon': Food Bank for the Heartland feels impact of inflation

'This problem isn't going away anytime soon': Food Bank for the Heartland feels impact of inflation Food and gas prices are both up Tray after tray of food gets served up at Siena Francis House, and the warm meals make a difference for people like Brett Malolepszy. "It means a lot, and it's a blessing. It's a blessing to receive a meal," he said. Malolepszy is trying to get back on his feet, in… → Read More

'Keeps things a little bit brighter': OPPD project brings new LED lights to Blackstone

The utility said the fixtures provide better visibility → Read More

'The building shakes when they go by': Study will look at truck traffic in Florence neighborhood

'The building shakes when they go by': Study will look at truck traffic in Florence neighborhood 30th Street is a designated state truck route Right in the heart of the Florence neighborhood, a colorful sign and often the sound of semi-trucks, welcome visitors. "The building shakes when they go by. They move pretty quickly," said Nancy Bohnenkamp, who owns Harold's Koffee House.Nancy's father is… → Read More

Tech experts predict growing number of data centers, shift to renewable energy

Tech experts predict growing number of data centers, shift to renewable energy Sarpy County is home to five data centers Each time you make a purchase online or post a photo on social media, it's likely data centers play a role."If you are shopping somewhere on Amazon's website, that request for your purchase is actually going through Amazon's data center," said Dr. Sachin Pawaskar. The data… → Read More

Kellogg's strike continues as contract negotiations fail

Kellogg's workers man the picket line as their strike enters its fifth week.Negotiators wrapped Wednesday with no deal on the table for workers. The local president of the BCTGM Local 50 union said in a statement, "Many battles have been fought and won in the dead of winter. This is no exception. BCTGM Local 50 will hold the line for a fair and equitable contract for all of our brothers and… → Read More

'More of this should be done in-house': City Council takes up contract for snow removal inspection

The agreement pays contractors to check the work of snow removal companies plowing for the city → Read More

'Do we really think it's money well spent?': City council member on snow removal inspection services

A proposed agreement would pay contractors to check the work of snow removal companies plowing for the city → Read More

'Amazing to see it all come together': Historic Benson Theatre welcomes back guests

'Amazing to see it all come together': Historic Benson Theatre welcomes back guests The theatre has undergone a years long renovation Echelle Childers has watched the transformation of the Benson Theatre since joining the team as Director of Operations earlier this year. “None of this was in here,” Childers said, gesturing to the theatre seating, “I think everybody's gonna be pretty surprised… → Read More

'An iconic space': Flatiron building secures new restaurant tenant

When you ask people about Omaha's Flatiron building, there's one word in particular that many use to describe it."Such an iconic space," said Nick Bartholomew, owner of Dandelion Pop-up. An icon of Omaha architecture, and its food scene, the building has apartments on its upper levels and was home to the Flatiron Café on the first floor for years. "A lot of restaurants and chefs came from… → Read More

'We need to get the vaccines fast, so we can visit the people we love': 11-year-old on COVID-19 shot

An FDA advisory panel recommended Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children 5-11 → Read More

'Financially, this is a really scary moment': Kellogg employees enter fourth week on picket lines

'Financially, this is a really scary moment': Kellogg employees enter fourth week on picket lines The workers began striking in early October For three weeks, the honking hasn't stopped outside the Omaha Kellogg's plant; passerby showing support for the striking workers. But as employees near the one-month mark on the picket line, some are feeling those missed paychecks. "Financially, this is a… → Read More

New Transit Oriented Development code encourages Accessory Dwelling Units in some parts of Omaha

ADUs are also known as 'granny flats' or 'mother-in-law suites' → Read More

'It lends a little more credibility to this district': Business owner seeks historic designation

The project would be the first Elkhorn building to receive the designation → Read More