01/20/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends

Wilson and The Dell

If you’ve been following our Instagram stories (@TheReaderOmahaDish), you may have caught an update that proves, as the Counting Crows promised, there’s reason to believe maybe this year will be better than the last. When COVID-19 caused the closure of The Dundee Dell after 86 years, it started to sink in that Omaha’s culinary scene was going to take a hit.

Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Good morning,

Today we have stories about Omaha’s restorative justice program for minor offenses, threats at the state Capitol and a proposal to make Election Day a state holiday.

Around Omaha

  • The city of Omaha announced a restorative justice program for minor offenses.
  • There’s progress in the vaccine rollout for Douglas County, but health leaders are asking for the community’s patience.
  • Colleen Brennan visited the Douglas County Election Commission to file a ballot petition to run for the Omaha City Council.

Around Nebraska

  • Law enforcement agencies are telling state lawmakers that they see a “minimal” threat to security at the state Capitol.
  • A Nebraska lawmaker has introduced a bill that would declare Election Day a state holiday.
  • State Sen. Bruce Bostelman said it was time to seek resolutions to the complaints about an ethanol plant near Mead.

Reed Moore’s Things To Do

De-Stress With Axe Throwing

Get in on the axe throwing craze by booking a session at Flying Timber Axe Throwing or Craft Axe Throwing! Win big by throwing axes at a giant dartboard-like target. The closer you get to the bullseye, the more points you will score (and the more bragging rights you’ll have).

If you’re looking for a casual hangout or a more serious competition, you can book events at Flying Timber and Craft Axe for social, corporate, and league groups. Social distancing guidelines will be in place and all events are staffed with trained instructors. Click here for COVID-19 policies and other information.

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