Author Archives: Jane Monnich

Nebraskans Are Encouraged To Get Moving

Nebraskans Are Encouraged To Get Moving

Nebraskans are being encouraged by Governor Ricketts today to put on their tennis shoes and start walking. To make his point–Governor Ricketts lead the annual governor’s walk today at the state capitol. “Regular physical activity is one of the keys to living the Good Life,” said Governor Ricketts.  “I encourage all Nebraskans to pursue active…Read more »

Gage County Courthouse Security Boosted For Trial

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) – Officials are boosting security at the Gage County Courthouse in Beatrice for the trial of a man accused of killing a college student in 2010. Josh Keadle has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the slaying of 19-year-old Tyler “Ty” Thomas, who disappeared Dec. 3, 2010. Her body has never…Read more »

Governor Ricketts Condemns Anti-Semitic Hate Crime

Governor Ricketts Condemns Anti-Semitic Hate Crime

Governor Ricketts is condemning anti-semitic hate crime following the vandalism to the South Street Temple in Lincoln. Lincoln Police are investigating racial epithets painted on the South Street Temple on South 20th Street. Governor Ricketts says in a statement that he condemns anti-Semitism in the strongest possible terms and urges Nebraskans from all backgrounds to…Read more »

Salvation Army Surpasses Campaign Goal

Salvation Army Surpasses Campaign Goal

The star atop the Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights at 2nd and “O” is now shining after surpassing this year’s campaign goal. Salvation Army Major Mark Anderson tells KLIN News that the symbolic lit star at the top serves as a beacon of hope to the city. He says that the fully lit tree and…Read more »

Downtown Apartments Were Broken Into

Downtown Apartments Were Broken Into

A number of downtown apartment residents awoke to find items stolen from their apartments. A couple of residents in the Latitude Apartment Building on South 11th actually discovered the thieves still inside their apartments, who then fled with their purses. Police Officer Erin Spilker says that the apartments that were left unlocked. Police are reviewing…Read more »

An End Of Year Surge In Nebraska Businesses

Nebraska businesses appear confident heading into the New Year. UNL Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson tells KLIN News that their latest survey showed business confidence spiking during the Holiday Season. Thompson says, in contrast, there was little change in consumer confidence. Thompson says surveyed Nebraska businesses remain most concerned about customer demand and…Read more »