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1296_14a9dd34a9_small November 4, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha This post is way overdue (as in six weeks overdue), but it's a super cool one. A couple months ago the folks at Malone & Company (the one's behind the stellar Big Omaha photography) moved into a new studio. A warehouse that used to house a skateboard park is now home to their photo and video studio which includes office space, a kitchen… read more

1270_4aea060d5e_small September 17, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Well, we're not quite ready to release a line of Silicon Prairie News baby clothing just yet, but the photo above sure makes us think about it. And it also seems like a lot of our friends in the community have been having babies lately, e.g. twitter.com/RamHatter/status/24776705414. We're excited to share the photo though, it's of Megan Hunt's three-month old baby girl, Alice (she's now just over four months old). read more

1145_a0b43aea36_small September 3, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha As today is the day we set out for our third First Friday Lunch (place: TBD), it's about time that I post the review from our second outing, which was to ingredient restaurant located at 32nd & Farnam. The lunch crew: the BrightMix team (Kevin Zink, Tony Noecker, and intern Rick Knudtson) and the Omaha Silicon Prairie News team (Dusty Davidson, Jeff Slobotski… read more

1067_fcf8958240_small July 12, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Even though it took place on the second Friday of this month, last Friday's lunch was the start of a new tradition at the Silicon Prairie News office in Omaha: First Friday Lunch. Joining up with the BrightMix team (Kevin Zink, Tony Noecker, and summer intern Rick Knudtson), the Omaha Silicon Prairie News team (Dusty Davidson, Jeff Slobotski, summer intern Andrea Ciurej and myself), grabbed a classic American lunch at Five Guys Burgers and Fries. read more

1056_9a6383c2dc_small July 7, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha A couple weeks ago we received an email from Benjamin Vu that he had included Silicon Prairie News in the Special Thanks section of BATTLE BEARS -1. We appreciate this shout out immensely and we're excited by the success Benjamin's animation studio, SkyVu Pictures, has had with its line… read more

676_9a52b37a52_small February 24, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha I'm not sure sure how long Lincoln-based youth marketing agency Archrival has been sporting three prairie dogs on their homepage, but I like it! We're always excited to see our "mascot" out and about. Please leave a comment if you've spotted prairie dogs elsewhere on the web (besides the regular places, of course). read more

619_ff3eca3955_small February 5, 2010 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Last Friday, Des Moines-based podcasters Doug Mitchell and Andy Brudtkuhl invited me to be a guest on their Managing the Edge podcast to talk about the Silicon Prairie News organization, content models and the business of news media in ... read more

572_caac0bb460_small January 12, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Welcome to our new home for all things Silicon Prairie News, the company. We're busy launching our new site right now (Have you checked it out? You must have if you're here.) but we look forward to sharing more with you in the coming months. In the meantime, here's a delightful prairie dog video that'll make...  read more

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