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January 1, 2006
1A – FISCO
1B – Spectronics
1C – National Research Corp.
2 – Nature Technology
4 – Capital Product Design
6 – Lollipop Place
7 – Motion Industries
8 – Jane Stricker – 40 Under 40
9 – Bradley Walker – 40 Under 40
10 – Architectural Glassart
11 – Gadberry & Associates
17 – How to Choose advertising and marketing firm
Business Minute – Donald Everett Jr.

January 15, 2006
1A – Pegler Sysco
1B – Double Eagle
1C – Allied Insurance
2 – Laminates Plus
3 – studio951
4 – Frosty’s Specialty Advertising
5 – K.S.I. Designs
6 – SitStay
7 – Holmes Murphy
8 – Will Scott – LBJ 40 Under 40
9 – R.J. Lipert – LBJ 40 Under 40
10 – Knight’s Clothing
11 – Mole Interactive
17 – How to Choose a retirement Home
Business Minute – Aaron Sipherd

February 1, 2006
1A – MDS Pharma
1B – Transaction Applications Group
1C – Boomer’s
2 – Sperry TV
4 – Bank Marketing
5 – FreeWay Muffler and Brakes
6 – Cinnamon Dokken – 40 Under 40
7 – Connie Edmond – 40 Under 40
8 – GIS Workshop
9 – Outside the Box – Art of Design
10 – Burlington Antique Mall
11 – Datapeak’s
Insurance Benefits
2 – NAHU aims to serve health insurance professionals
4 – wellness programs gain creditability
6 – Consumer driven plans put people in charge
8 – Small business look for inventive wys to cut premium costs
9 – Consumers ponder their options paying for prescription drugs
11 – Long-term care insurance

Business Minute – Gerry Tomka


February 15, 2006
1A –Williams Cleaners
1B – Gourlay Bros.
1C – UNL’s Food Processing Center
2 – TMCo
4 – Licorice International
6 – First Nebraska Trust
8 – Oleg Stepanyuk – 40 Under 40
9 – Beau Reid – 40 Under 40
10 – Creative Crook
11 – Pinpoint
Real Estate
2 – Lincoln’s businesses have room to grow into city’s open office
5 – Existing home sales hit record in ’05
8 – Finding the right space for your building
10 – Tight new home market starts to make remodeling more attractive
14 – Downtown Lincoln continues to have appeal

26 – Harley-Davidson
Business Minute – Jill Johnson


March 1, 2006
1A – Norlands International
1B – Duncan Aviation’s
1C – Nebraska Boiler Co.
2 – Distribution
4- Yankee Hill’s
6 – Noyes
7 – Inverse Technology
8 – Brighton Construction
9 – Ryan Theil – 40 under 40
10 – Grafton
11 – Donovan Networks
19 – Junior Achievement
35 – Eileen’s Cookies


March 15, 2006
1A – Nebraska Book using inventory automation to boost efficiency
1B – Land and Sky sees growth in specialty products
1C – Nebraska Chamber Chairman Bailey is focusing on incentives, leadership
2 – Lincoln Composites finding new applications for technology
4 – Stephens & Smith Construction finds growth outside Lincoln
5 – Finke Gardens and Nursery’s owners credit growth to their education focus
6 – Dinger & Associates doubles sales, moves to downtown Lincoln location
7 – Kiene, out of retirement, finds Tech Park space for Little Big Endian firm
8 – Express shuttle service OMALiNK doubles revenue in second year
9 – Required updating of mailing equipment means more business for NBE Solutions
10 – Marketing partnerships help expand pet sitting service A Pause for Paws
11 – YMCA aims to help businesspeople balance their health needs and family
19 – Flamboyant Hoich aims high with military contracts
How to
27 – When buying a business phone system, evaluate potential long-term savings
29 – It’s wise to be selective when choosing new mobile technology


April 1, 2006
1A – Saint Elizabeth
1B – Nelnet Inc.
1C – Lincoln Economy
2 – Mapes Industries
4 – Wolfe Electric
5 – Sign Pro
6 – UNL
7 – REGA Engineering
8 – Old Mil-Custom Woodworking
9 – Jenn Bassen
10 – Mattice Lock & Safe
11 – Canyon Creek Ranch
Downtown Lincoln
19 – Downtown buzz creates interest for conventions, groups and tourists
20 – Downtown Lincoln offers businesses strong connection to pulse of the city
22 – Downtown Lincoln Association evolving from retail focus to long-term development
25 – Downtown Lincoln is becoming more popular for residences
26 – Visitors to downtown Lincoln may find the area to be hot spot for art galleries
27 – New Thai restaurant Blue Orchid quickly gathers repeat clientele
28 – With renovations done, The Black Market is seeing sales rise steadily

31 – Wasabi
Business Minute: Glenn Friendt, Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, UNL


April 15, 2006
1A – IMSCORP
1B – Landscapes Unlimited
1C – CapStone Technologies
2 – Nebraska Tire
4 – Scott Enterprises’
5 – YMCA
6 – Hageu Quality Water of Nebraska
7 – Civil Design Group
8 – Zlab Homes
10 – Chocolate Expressions
11 – Arthouse Screen Printing
How To Continue Your Education
19 – Many options available for working adults pursuing degrees
21 – How to select the right classes to enhance your career
23 – Getting ready to go back to school may require some initial research

Kidwell Companies
1 – Starting as electrical company, Kidwell grows to single-source technology provider
2A – Health care growing market for Kidwell to provide solutions for medical centers
2B – Kidwell’s IT background merges well with commitment to IP telephony
3 – When it comes to security, a stitch in time saves nine

Business Minute: Coby Mach, LIBA & KLIN


May 1, 2006
1A – Whitehead Oil
1B – Apollo Steel
1C – S&W Fence
2 – Nebraska Scooter Mart
4 – Dry Cleaning Station
6 – Ray’s Lawn & Home Care
7 – Lemstone Christian Stores
8 – Pla Mor Ballroom
9 – Trouba’s Patio Shop and Outdoor Kitchen
10 – Once Upon A Child
11 – Elder Jewelry
12 – Richmond Photography
13 – Wimmer’s Meat Products
Web Design & Graphic Arts
19 – Select Web design firm by referrals, reviewing work and asking questions
20 – E-newsletter becoming popular marketing tool
22 – Brand reflects how the pubic views companies
23 – Written contracts need to specify businesses own the created designs

Business Minute: Peggy Gomez, Gomez Art Supply


May 15, 2006
1A – Duncan Aviation
1B – HTI Plastics
1C – Crete’s Douglas Manufacturing
2 – Tool House
4 – Nebraska WeddinDay
5 – Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects
6 – Goings firm
7 – Mike Reilley – 40 under 40
8 – Nebraska Diamond
9 – Grow Nebraska
10 – Farris Engineering
11 – Scout
How To: Secure Your Business
19 – Keeping your business safe starts with a good plan
22 – Protecting technical data is important for businesses to prevent security risks
Lincoln Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Supplement

MITA
3 – MITA’s World Trade Conference to focus on growing business through innovation
4 – Westin Foods and Transcrypt are 2006 Importer and Exporter of the Year
6 – Carlson Systems, Oxbow Pet Products last year’s Importer and Exporter of Year
9 – Nebraska’s future looks bright as freight transportation hub
10A – Omaha’s free trade zone will boost Nebraska’s global trade potential
10B – Nebraska’s $30 million in Cuban trade agreements tops all U.S. states


June 1, 2006
1A – LI-COR
1B – Leach Camper
1C – LBJ’s 40 under 40 winners
2 – SolutionOne
4 – Husker Concrete
5 – White Electric
6 – Lincoln’s Minnow Project
7 – Sweeter Side Bakery
8 – Bill Albin – 40 under 40
9 – Laura Gyhra – 40 under 40
10 – Lancaster House Printing
11 – Harry A. Koch Co.
26A – Rotary International
26B – Downtown Omaha Rotary
33 – Better Business Bureau
Business Minute: John Hughes, Hughes Brothers


June 15, 2006
1A – Lester Electrical
1B – Gary Michael’s
1C – Cheever Construction
2 – OrangePeel
4 – Margarita Man
5 – RMF Solutions
6 – Burkholder Project
7 – Surroundings
8 – UNL
9 – Evan Killeen – 40 under 40
10 – Courtside Banquet Hall
Employment & Staffing: Putting the pieces together for a successful company
3 – Lincoln market stable but challenging for staffing firms and employers
5 – Employers discovering the advantages that working with staffing agencies bring
6 – Employers discovering the advantages of working with staffing agencies
7 – Grooming workers and executives for the future is vital for business owners

Commercial/Retail Space Directory
2 – Lincoln’s commercial market up in some areas, soft in others
4 – Building owners are getting serious about trying to reduce energy costs
6 – Retail growth in Lincoln is expansive especially in the south area of the city
13 – Professionals advise business owners look to the future when renewing leases
16 – Property maintenance and improvements keep buildings competitive

31 – MITA World Trade Conference
Business Minute: Heather Hall, Massage therapist


July 1, 2006
1A – Kawasaki
1B – NPPD and UNL
1C – First National Bank
2 – Davis Design
4 – Lincoln Glass
6 – Bath and Bubble
7 – Chapman & Savidge Refrigeration
8 – Union Bank & Trust’s
9 – Human Services Federation
10 – Custom Blinds and Design
11 – Every Day Elegance Gift Shop and Studio
Planning for Retirement
21 – Reverse mortgages can offer financial help to seniors during retirement
22 – Get past mental and financial barriers to help employees for retirement
25 – Baby boomers are finding a wide variety of options when contemplating retirement
26 – Some workers choose to make retiring a gradual, not abrupt move

Business Minute: Kevin C. Knudson, QuickTeq and daVinci’s Pizza & Champions Fun Center


July 15, 2006
1A – Molex
1B – Telesis
1C – Progressive Electric
2 – Nebraska Bankers Association
4 – Nebraska Seamless
6 – Infinity Promotions
7 – Westview Bed and Breakfast
8 – Marcus Tooze – 40 under 40
9 – Bailey Lauerman
10 – Southeast Nebraska Area Health Education Center
11 – Bike Pedalers
How To: Hire an IT/Networking Company
19 – IT consultants can help businesses assess technology needs
20 – Taking complete inventory of hardware, software can improve a firm’s efficiency
23 – Many factors should be considered when choosing IT firm

Business Minute: Daniel Grasso of Sinclair Hille Architects


August 1, 2006
1A – TierOne
1B – B&R Stores
1C – Lee Booksellers consolidated
2 – Lincoln Plating’s Co.
4 – MIS Engineering
5 – FACTS Management Co.
6 – Blu Velvet boutique
7 – NAI FMA Realty
8 – Bob Jergensmeier – 40 under 40
10 – Minaska Outdoors
11 – Ivanna Cone shop
Architecture
2 – Lincoln’s architects work on projects to revitalize city’s landscape
4 – Lincoln AIA promotes community awareness as part of the Nebraska chapter’s anniversary
5 – Sometimes owners prefer to restore rather than to build new
6 – Several factors should be researched before an architectural firm is chosen
7 – Internet and computer software are aids to architects
8 – Architects help homeowners create homes designed for lifestyle and convenience

Business Minute: Thomas Cypher of Information Technology Inc.


August 15, 2006
1A – Silverhawk Aviation
1B – Rivers Metal
1C – Digital IMS
2 – Nebraska Workforce Development
3 – Blackwell Sanders
4 – The Mill
5 – Jill Fellers Design Studio
6 – Nellie’s Pet Snacks
7 – North Star Jewelry
8 – Nebraska Sports Council
9 – Pam Dingman – 40 under 40
10 – Lincoln Products Show
Business Minute: Patty North of C&A Industries/Celebrity Staffing


September 1, 2006
1A – Garner Industries
1B – Linweld
1C – G.T. Exhaust Systems
2 – Green Furnace & Plumbing
4 – Custom Monograms and Sportswear
6 – Square D
7 – Cetak’s Gourmet Meats and Sausages
8 – Thomas Hudson – 40 under 40
9 – Kathy Lunzmann – 40 under 40
10 – GreenThumb Creative
11 – Midland Recycling
Office Technology/Computer Training
19A – New technology is changing practices in the office
19B – Computer training can benefit individuals and companies
22 – Information technology professionals are in high demand
23 – Voice over Internet Protocol becoming a popular business tool

Business Minute: Amy Ebbeka of Ebbeka Design


September 15, 2006
1A – Masport Inc.
1B – Schaefer’s
1C – Latsch’s
2 – Internet Nebraska
4 – Skyway Transportation
6 – Stitches
8 – Jenni Chriistiansen – 40 under 40
9 – Tom Allisma – 40 under 40
10 – Conner’s Architectural Antiques
11 – Nebraska Grocery Industry Association
12 – Yellowed Pages Used Books
13 – Photo Shoppe
How-to choose a finacial institution
19 – Online banking conveniences save time, money and bookwork for businesses
20 – Plenty of financial resources are available for small businesses to use
22 – The right banker can help you with your retirement

15th Biennial Lincoln Products Show For Business and Industry
2 – Business and industry innovations will be revealed at Lincoln Products Show
3 – Show summit provides educational opportunities for attendees
6A – NAPM chapters helping members prepare for expanded career roles
6B – Exhibitors set to showcase their innovations, network and gather leads at Products Show
7 – Professional groups take advantage of show to get together

36 – Lincoln Chamber’s
Business Minute: Riko Bishop of Perry Guthery Haase & Gessford


October 1, 2006
1A – Thunderstone
1B – Christian Record Services
1C – Rapid Reel
2 – Baylor Law
4 – Nebraska Sod Co.
6 – Hillis & Co.
7 – ISoft Data Systems
10 – Purse Revue
11 – Nebraska Angels
Blueprints: What’s planned for Lincoln
2 – Lincoln grows through employment, land development and infrastructure
4 – Big-box retail stores, strip centers are now under construction in Lincoln
6 – More businesses are incorporating interior design trends into offices
8 – Good communication among project participants essential when building
9 – Builders seek traditional as well as low-maintenance materials for projects
10 – Lenders can help provide many options during process of building dream home
11 – Haymarket Lofts, corner of 8th and P streets
12A – Relocating localizer antenna and building for Lincoln Airport
12B – Big T phase of Antelope Valley Project

Business Minute: Jerry Clinch of Business Computer Consultants Inc.


October 15, 2006
1A – Lincoln Machine
1B – Lenco-PMC
1C – NU Technology Park
2 – Datastor Inc.
4 – Lincoln Racquet Club
6 – PK Flynn Home and Market
7 – Harris Decals
8 – Charlie Calhoun – 40 under 40
9 – Chris Campbell – 40 under 40
10 – Country Pines
11 – Community Health Charities
How-to Buy/Sell Your Home
19 – Paying attention to details key factor when selling your home
20 – Avoiding common mistakes will aid owners in the home selling process
22 – Tips for choosing a qualified realtor to help sell your house
23 – Several options are available for home financing

34 – Lincoln Product Show
Business Minute: Larry Rivers Jr. of Rivers Group Inc./ANGUS AllSteer


November 1, 2006
1A – Geist Manufacturing
1B – Custom Countertop
1C – Hughes Brothers
2 – Lincoln Chamber
4 – US Bank
6 – Heme Management
7 – Harris Music Studio
8 – Joseph Knecht – 40 under 40
9 – Laura Sweet – 40 under 40
10 – Kiner Supply
11 – WBON
Health & Wellness
31A – Employers looking at options to cut rising health insurance costs
31B – Counceling and wellness programs help workers cope with stress
32 – Devices work to improve health of users
35 – Employers are offering rewards to help keep employees healthy and motivated
36A – Employee Assistance Programs designed to help workers struggling with issues
36B – Control your cholesterol for a healthy life

38 – Downtown Lincoln Association
Business Minute: Paul Zoz of Bizco Technologies


November 15, 2006
1A – Window Technologies
1B – Olsson Associates
1C – Dynamic Fusion
2 – Ayres Kahler
4 – Eclipse
6 – OrthoCare Orthotics
7 – Alter Ego Custom Tailoring
8 – Randy Hawthorne – 40 under 40
9 – Chris Stokes – 40 under 40
10 – Medical Practice Solutions
11 – Dream It, Do It
How-to: Financial & Tax Planning
21 – Businesses can benefit from using the right adviser, accountant
22 – Small businesses can use tax professional to ease process
24 – Be realistic when setting financial goals, plans for your small business

Business Minute: Clark Bellin of Mundy & Associates


December 1, 2006
1A – Snyder Industries
1B – Design Data
1C – Electronic Contracting
2 – Capital Contractors
4 – Peetz & Co.
5 – Nebraska Mattress
6 – Gagner Restoration
7 – Sarah Pfeiffer Photography
8 – Lyn Wineman – 40 under 40
9 – Sue Wilkinson – 40 under 40
10 – HBE Becker Meyer Love
11 – Rachel’s Boutique
Engineering
2 – Short supply of job candidates causes engineering firms to step up recruitment
3 – Computer technology makes the job of engineers easier
4 – Energy conservation important issue for today’s building designers
6 – Qualifications should determine choice of engineering firm for project
7 – Engineers play prominent role in road and bridge safety improvements
8 – Responsibilities of environmental engineers are vast

Business Minute: Rochelle Eigsti


December 15, 2006
1A – Benchmark Biolabs
1B – Information Technology
1C – Bockmann Inc.
2 – CommGraphics Interactive
4 – Awards Unlimited
6 – MetroGroup
7 – Maggie’s Vegetarian Wraps
8 – Andrew Loudon – 40 Under 40
9 – Liz Ring – 40 Under 40
10 – Wildberry Production Group
11 – Excel Development Group
How-to: Furnish an Office
19 – A dedicated private space is best for home office to increase effectiveness
20 – Evolution of office furniture modernizes today’s offices
22 – New technologies offer added efficiency for offices
23 – More attention paid to office aesthetics

Business Minute: Emily J. Shultz of Madonna ProActive
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