Author Archives: Kellan Heavican

Wednesday Shooting Sends Woman To Hospital

Wednesday Shooting Sends Woman To Hospital

Gun shots in the capitol city Wednesday morning after 11. Lincoln Police say one adult female showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound. She reported she was in her home near 17th and B streets when a male entered and shot her in the chest. Witnesses say they saw two men in hooded…Read more »

City Council: 14th and Old Cheney Roundabout To Move Forward

City Council: 14th and Old Cheney Roundabout To Move Forward

The Lincoln City Council was divided over whether or not to delay construction of a large, raised roundabout at 14th and Old Cheney. The result is to move the project forward. Members voted 4-to-3 to reject a proposal by Councilman Richard Meginnis that would have diverted approved roundabout funding to go toward street repairs and…Read more »

Farm Bankruptcies Rise, Ag Problems Plague Nebraska’s Farmers

Farm Bankruptcies Rise, Ag Problems Plague Nebraska’s Farmers

A troubling report shows farm bankruptcies are up nearly a quarter nationwide, including a rise in our state. Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson says the state’s farm economy is struggling to keep ag producers afloat. “Everyone’s looking forward to this year being over,” Nelson says. The report, published by the American Farm Bureau Federation,…Read more »

Q Street Closing For Crane Construction

Q Street Closing For Crane Construction

Lincoln’s downtown skyline is changing today as construction will start on the Lied Place Residences. Starting at 8, ALL lanes of “Q” street between 10th and 12th street will be closed as crews erect a crane. Two lanes have been closed since June for the project. Officials estimate the crane will be fully up by…Read more »

Early morning crash on Saltillo Road sends four to hospital

Early morning crash on Saltillo Road sends four to hospital

Six people, including four children, were involved in an early-morning crash in Southeast Lincoln. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says an SUV carrying four children and collided at the intersection of 120th and Saltillo Road around 7:30am. Channel 8 Eye Witness News reports the mother was life-lighted to Bryan West in critical condition, two other…Read more »

Snow Falling, City Crews Treating Roads As Slick Spots Develop

Snow Falling, City Crews Treating Roads As Slick Spots Develop

The city says twenty crews remain on patrol to treat slick areas as they develop. All arterial streets, school and bus routes have been treated with salt and brine.¬† Crews report wet streets and urge drivers to be cautious, especially on untreated streets. A¬†National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 10 p.m.…Read more »

We Could See Snow Tonight, This Week

We Could See Snow Tonight, This Week

Your favorite four letter work that starts with ‘s’ is back in the forecast for today. Though it’s not expected to accumulate too much – if at all any – there could be a serious storm on the way for Wednesday. “Southwest Iowa could see up to six inches of snow, same thing down in…Read more »