Author Archives: William Padmore

State Epidemiologist: Coronavirus Spread “Possible” in Nebraska

State Epidemiologist: Coronavirus Spread “Possible” in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and its partners say they are carefully monitoring the unfolding outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by the Coronavirus. State Epidemiologist Dr. Tom Safranek says “it’s possible we could see a travel-related case in Nebraska.” The virus originated in China and has spread beyond the country’s borders with…Read more »

4 Missouri River States Unite To Try To Limit Flooding

4 Missouri River States Unite To Try To Limit Flooding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Missouri River and give them information about how wetter weather patterns could require changes in the way the U.S. government manages the basin’s reservoirs. The states are pooling…Read more »

1 Dead After Two Semis Collide On I-80

1 Dead After Two Semis Collide On I-80

A Hastings man is dead after the semi he drove late Thursday jack-knifed and collided with another semi on Interstate 80. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Tanner Bramman lost control and collided with 49-year-old Bradley Moss of Aurora. The crash spilled into the median near the northwest 56th street bridge around 8:30 PM.…Read more »

UPDATE: RV Developers Withdraw Plans For North Lincoln Camp

UPDATE: RV Developers Withdraw Plans For North Lincoln Camp

Concerned citizens in Lancaster County are celebrating an RV Park owner’s decision to withdraw an application for a new park at Highway 77 and Davey Road. Phyllis Larsen is one such citizen. “Well, it was good news. It was the right result. It’s been a difficult process for everyone involved, but I very much appreciate…Read more »

One Dead After Fiery, Three-Vehicle Crash In North Lincoln

One Dead After Fiery, Three-Vehicle Crash In North Lincoln

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is reporting one person is dead following a fiery, three-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 79 and West Mckelvie Road. Deputies received reports of the crash around 9 PM Tuesday and when they arrived, they found one of the vehicles engulfed in flames. The driver of that car was…Read more »

Ballots Go Out Today For Lincoln Public Schools All-Mail Special Election

Ballots Go Out Today For Lincoln Public Schools All-Mail Special Election

Ballots for the upcoming special election on whether or not to approve the latest Lincoln Public Schools bond issue goes out today. Lancaster CountyElection commissioner Dave Shively says he will likely continue to conduct special elections via mail-in-ballot, given the drastically higher turnout the strategy produced during the last special election. “In 2006, In February,…Read more »

Over $900 In WWII Memorabilia Stolen From Lincoln Home

Over $900 In WWII Memorabilia Stolen From Lincoln Home

A Lincoln man reports over $900 of WWII memorabilia was stolen from his home in the 700 block of Gaslight Lane. Police say the 66-year-old victim told officers the items had belonged to his uncle and he was keeping them at his sister’s house when they were taken. The victim initially said he thought he…Read more »

Man Arrested After Stabbing at People’s City Mission

Man Arrested After Stabbing at People’s City Mission

Officer Jake Dilsaver tells KLIN news officers were called to the mission a little after 6 PM Sunday. ” A couple of guests at the People City Mission had engaged in some kind of a disagreement that culminated with one gentlemen being stabbed in the abdomen. ” 57-year-old Dwayne Armstrong was arrested for 2nd-degree assault…Read more »