Author Archives: Kellan Heavican

Lincoln Group Advocating For Voters To Approve LPS Bond Issue

Lincoln Group Advocating For Voters To Approve LPS Bond Issue

A new poll from Great Schools, Great Kids shows strong support for the proposed 290 million dollar LPS Bond Issue. Nearly 78 percent of those polled in Lincoln is for the construction of two new high schools, one elementary school and athletic facilities. Former LPS administrator Dr. Marilyn Moore is leading support and advocacy for…Read more »

Civic Nebraska To Host State’s First ‘Civic Saturday’

Civic Nebraska To Host State’s First ‘Civic Saturday’

Aimed at inspiring and activating citizen discourse, Civic Nebraska is hosting the state’s first ‘Civic Saturday.’ Director for Civic Health Amanda Barker says it’s an opportunity to share in fellowship. “The notion that there’s more than what divides us, what we share in common, we have these American values of freedom, liberty and self-determination,” she…Read more »

Lincoln Home Sales Strong, Continue To Rise in 2019

Lincoln Home Sales Strong, Continue To Rise in 2019

Home sales in Lincoln continue to remain strong and it’s seeing steady growth. New listings are up 8.3 percent and close sales are up 6 percent. “Lincoln is a great market for anyone looking to purchase a home, ” Executive Vice President of the Lincoln Realtors Association Kyle Fischer says. “Home prices continue to appreciate since…Read more »

AARP Nebraska Names New Leader

AARP Nebraska Names New Leader

AARP Nebraska has named Todd Stubbendieck as its new leader starting in 2020.  He will lead the team of the state’s 100 plus volunteers. The Nebraska native has more than 20 years of leadership and public policy experience. He worked as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Agency for International Development…Read more »

Columbus Farmer Who Died During Floods To Be Honored As ‘Citizen’s Hero’ During Huskers Game

Columbus Farmer Who Died During Floods To Be Honored As ‘Citizen’s Hero’ During Huskers Game

The American Red Cross announced who will be honored during the Hy-Vee Heroes game Friday when the Huskers clash with the Hawkeyes. A Columbus, Nebraska farmer, James Wilkie, who lost his life while trying to save a stranded motorist during catastrophic flooding in March, will be recognized as the state’s 2019 “citizen hero.” Wilke noticed…Read more »

Customers slamming area stores for Thanksgiving, snow storm

Customers slamming area stores for Thanksgiving, snow storm

As the first major winter storm approaches the Capitol City along with Thanksgiving, people are filling the isles of local grocery stores. Steve Parker is the store director at the 70th and Pioneers location and says they’re on “high alert.” “All of the planning we’ve done through the Holiday season are implemented,” he says. “We…Read more »