Author Archives: Jane Monnich

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 »

Two Nebraska Children Have Died From Influenza Complications

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Health officials in Omaha have confirmed that two children have died of complications from influenza this flu season. The Douglas County Health Department said Friday in a news release that both deaths were in people under 18. The department says it is prohibited by privacy laws from identifying the two children…Read more »

Congressman Fortenberry Urges Diplomacy In the Long Run

Congressman Fortenberry Urges Diplomacy In the Long Run

Iran is a dangerous country…that Congressman Jeff Fortenberry tells KLIN News has to be countered. Congressman Fortenberry says that President Trump was very clear in his remarks that we will counter danger to America. But Fortenberry also urges holding out some hope that we can normalize relations. Fortenberry says scaling back down from any direct…Read more »

Man Awaiting Sentencing Says He’s Ready To Be Executed

Man Awaiting Sentencing Says He’s Ready To Be Executed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A Nebraska man awaiting sentencing for killing and dismembering a 24-year-old Lincoln woman says he’s ready to be executed. Aubrey Trail told the Omaha World-Herald in an email that if he’s sentenced to death he’ll file a lawsuit to try to force the state to carry out the sentence in a…Read more »

Lincoln Residents Urged To Take Satisfaction Survey

Lincoln Residents Urged To Take Satisfaction Survey

“Local government matters” and Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird urges Lincolnits to have a direct voice in how Lincoln serves them…in a new online satisfaction survey. “Because you, our fellow residents, use the streets, parks, utilities, and other services the City provides, you are in the best position to tell us what works and what we…Read more »