Author Archives: Mark Vail

Lincoln City Election Results – Final

Lincoln City Election Results – Final

Lincoln voters elected Leirion Gaylor Baird Mayor with 54.3% of the votes.  She is replacing Chris Beutler who has served in the position for the past 12-years.  Baird will take over the Mayoral duties on May 20th. Challenger Cyndi Lamm garnered 45.4% of the votes.  Both Lamm and Baird are Lincoln City Councilwomen. There are…Read more »

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10:00 pm CDT Sunday

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10:00 pm CDT Sunday

33 Nebraska Counties are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 pm CDT tonight. A slight risk for severe storm activity continues mainly along and south of I-80 this afternoon and evening. The primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. Monday through Saturday Several periods of showers and thunderstorms are expected across the…Read more »

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Central Lincoln

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Central Lincoln

The Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture have confirmed that a tree in central Lincoln is infested with Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).  City Forestry staff made the discovery last week, but the infestation appeared to be two years old.  Previously, the insect had been only located in southwest Lincoln. “Finding…Read more »

Lincoln Radio Personality Arrested

Lincoln Radio Personality Arrested

A 41-year old Lincoln radio personality was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with domestic assault and strangulation. Matthew Rydberg goes by Matt McKay on KFRX radio’s morning show, appeared in court this afternoon where bond was set at $25,000.Read more »

Search Underway for Next University President

Search Underway for Next University President

University of Nebraska Board of Regents Chairman Tim Clare and Vice Chairman Jim Pillen announced today the first steps in the search for the eighth president of the University of Nebraska. In launching the presidential search, regents invited Nebraskans to begin considering the qualities, characteristics and skills they would like to see in NU’s next…Read more »

Abbott Sports Complex Legal Issues Settled

Abbott Sports Complex Legal Issues Settled

The Lincoln Sports Foundation will continue to own and operate the former Abbott Sports Complex indefinitely, including the motocross track.  Under the settlement agreement, the Lincoln Sports Foundation is not obligated to make any payments for the property and will receive two matching grants of $50,000.00 each in  2019 and 2020 from the Ethel S…Read more »

Senator Sasse Statement on Coby Mach

Senator Sasse Statement on Coby Mach

Sasse Statement on Coby Mach U.S. Senator Ben Sasse released the following statement after the death of Coby Mach. Mach was a longtime Lincoln radio host and President of the Lincoln Independent Business Association. “Coby Mach cared deeply for his neighbors, his community, and our state. He served all of us though his work at…Read more »

Coby Mach Death

Coby Mach Death

Long time KLIN personality and President of the Lincoln Independent Business Association, Coby Mach was found deceased Friday evening of an apparent suicide. “We are deeply saddened to hear about Coby’s death.  It’s a shock to all of us, as well as the Lincoln community. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mach family”, according to…Read more »