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Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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A record-breaking ride … in a pumpkin

Duane Hansen, an OPPD yard equipment operator, rode a carved-out mega-pumpkin down the Missouri River on a quest to set a world record

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Employees serve communities on Day of Giving

OPPD’s commitment to its core values benefited several local nonprofit organizations as employees volunteered for Public Power Day of Giving.

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Legacy leads to an OPPD career

Perseverance was the key for Miguel Rojas-Hammond, a graduate of the Legacy program who kept trying until he found the right fit with OPPD.

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Guiding principles are key for Reese

For Jene’ Reese, a senior account executive at OPPD, success at work and at home comes down to knowing what matters – and what doesn't.

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A career on the lines

As we observe Nebraska Lineworker Appreciation Day, one longtime lineman reflects on his career with OPPD.

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Being of service to others is second nature for Valentin

For Michaela Valentin, OPPD's Government and Community Relations manager, being of service is a value, instilled early, that is woven throughout her career.

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