Author Archives: Jane Monnich

Flooding Seems Certain For Some Along The Missouri River

Flooding Seems Certain For Some Along The Missouri River

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The National Weather Service says there’s an elevated flood risk along the eastern Missouri River basin this spring. That’s because the soil remains wet and significant snow is on the ground in North Dakota and South Dakota. Communities along the lower Missouri River already were bracing for the prospect of more…Read more »

Lincoln Residents Are Urged To Report Potholes

Lincoln Residents Are Urged To Report Potholes

Lincoln is doubling down on its year-round effort to fill potholes as quickly and efficiently as possible. Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird says so far the city has used 235,000 pounds of filling material …enough to complete 5,500 repairs. Lincolnites are asked to help by letting them know where they see potholes. Lincoln residents are urged…Read more »

Icy Conditions Blamed For Fatal Accident

Slick conditions contributed to a fatal accident earlier Wednesday morning at Highway 77 and Rocca Road. Sheriff Terry Wagner says that 39 year old Jamie Bauman of Martell was declared deceased at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries.  The investigation indicates that Bauman lost control, crossed the grass median…Read more »

The Midwest Could Get Less Donated Livers For Transplants

WASHINGTON (AP) – Long-delayed rules that will more broadly share scarce donated livers go into effect Tuesday. Where you live makes a difference in how sick you must be to get a transplant. The new rules aim to ease that geographic disparity by giving the sickest patients first chance at a new liver even it…Read more »

A Bleeding Woman Seeks Help From Police

A Bleeding Woman Seeks Help From Police

A man is tasered by police after assaulting a woman and threatening officers early this morning. Lincoln Police Captain Jake Dilsaver tells KLIN News that officers were conducting a traffic stop when a young woman with blood all over her face ran to the police, screaming that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend in…Read more »

Thieves Break Into Neighboring Townhomes

Thieves Break Into Neighboring Townhomes

A Lincoln couple report hearing their town home’s front door being kicked in. Officer Erin Spilker says the couple found three unknown males dress in dark clothing with something covering their faces in their living room. One of the men pointed a handgun at the victim before fleeing. Officer Spilker says just minutes before that…Read more »

A Woman Confronted As She Returns To Apartment

A Woman Confronted As She Returns To Apartment

A frightening experience for a 34-year old Lincoln woman when she was threatened by a thief yesterday afternoon as she returned to her apartment after doing her laundry. Police Officer Erin Spilker says the victim encountered an unknown man standing outside her apartment on the 1200 block of South 27th. He pointed a gun at…Read more »