2017 Summer TEN Magazine Featured articles Who's contributing to the recent increase in wage growth? Wage growth for workers in the United States has accelerated gradually in the past two years, and a few industries are... On the Move Again: Oil and gas production show signs of recovery The energy sector plays an important role in the Tenth Federal Reserve District and national economies. Identifying when states are in recession The Great Recession was followed by the slowest economic recovery since World War II. Add a steep downturn in the price of... Omaha Fed Office Turns 100: Serving Main Street and the broader community The Omaha Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City opened for business on September 4, 1917. Around the region Ten Notes from around the Tenth District A look at Kansas City Fedevents, programs and happenings from around the Tenth District. Ten Making a Connection In founding the Federal Reserve more than a century ago, Congress recognized the importance of connecting the nation’s central bank to the Main Streets of America. Additional Content Ten President's Message: Why community banks matter Community banks have an important connection with the Federal Reserve. Ten Omaha's bid to become a Federal Reserve Bank location Since its opening in 1917, the Omaha Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has given Nebraskans a local connection to the nation’s central bank.