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Nebraska has emerged as the center of the debate over the safe transport of oil

Sep 21, 2014 • Norfolk Daily News
“You can feel the ground surging when they come through now,” said the 72-year-old Murray, a graduate of Omaha's Benson High School who later owned a general contracting company. “It's just that the railroad has always been here and people don't pay it ... More

Chalkboard: The week in Omaha-area school news

Sep 20, 2014 • Omaha World-Herald
Collection bins will be available at: Walmart, 360 N. Saddle Creek Road; Pacific Life Insurance, 1299 Farnam St.; Benson High School; Imaginarium, 6022 Maple St.; and Right at Home, 13304 West Center Road. Cadets will also volunteer at two soup ... More

OPS board urges faster progress on revamping Benson High, including possible ...

Sep 16, 2014 • Omaha World-Herald
Benson High School industrial technology teacher Andrew Ristow talks about the school's electrician training program, the first of three career academies planned by the school. He is standing in Benson's shop facility, complete with wiring training ... More

World's largest spaghetti feed slated for Sunday

Sep 17, 2014 • Omaha World-Herald
The following schools in Omaha are participating: Benson High School at 5120 Maple Street; Bryan High School at 4700 Giles Road; Burke High School at 12200 Burke Street; Central High School at 124 N. 20th Street; North High School at 4410 N. 36th ... More

Lorenz, Milton

Sep 18, 2014 • Lincoln Journal Star
Milton Lorenz, 86, of Lincoln, died Sept. 16, 2014. Milt was born June 6, 1928. He taught at Omaha Benson High School for 37 years as a math teacher & guidance counselor/director. He is survived by his wife, Joan of Lincoln; children, Larry Lorenz of ... More

The Public Pulse, Aug. 22

Aug 22, 2014 • Omaha World-Herald
Career education — with the possibility of creating a new career academy at Benson High School, as recommended to the Omaha school board — is exciting. I applaud OPS Superintendent Mark Evans and the board for supporting the re-emergence of a ... More

Junior ROTC bestows top national honors on two cadets in OPS

Sep 5, 2014 • Omaha World-Herald
Glessman, of Benson High School, was one of two Omaha Public Schools students who won the Legion of Valor award. The other was Maj. Jared Polack ... supervisor of military science. “They are the cream of the crop, not just in Nebraska but in the nation.”. More

Vivace's first chef, Jere Jenkins, passes away at 57

Aug 26, 2014 • Omaha World-Herald
After he graduated from Benson High School in 1975, he launched his adult cooking career. He opened restaurants in California and Alaska for the Bobby McGee's ... 57, died on Aug. 20 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He had suffered from ... More

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