Author Archives: William Padmore

Lincoln Festival Schedule

Lincoln Festival Schedule

The 16th annual Lincoln Calling music festival begins the evening of Wednesday September 18 and ends with a closing party Sunday, September 22.  From Thursday through Saturday, more than 90 local, regional and national bands will perform in eight downtown venues.  The festival also includes art, a night market, workshops and panel discussions on music,…Read more »

Nebraska Property Tax Ballot Drive Gains Steam, Donations

Nebraska Property Tax Ballot Drive Gains Steam, Donations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A petition drive for a measure that seeks to lower Nebraska property taxes by sharply cutting state revenue is gaining steam and donations despite concerns from some groups that it would force lawmakers to raise other taxes and cut state services. The petition group TRUE Nebraskans now has more than 200…Read more »

Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Seizes $1.9-Million In THC Vape Cartridges, THC Shatter And More; Oregon Man Arrested

Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Seizes $1.9-Million In THC Vape Cartridges, THC Shatter And More; Oregon Man Arrested

Almost $2-Million in narcotics are seized by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say sheriff’s deputies contacted an unoccupied vehicle at a gas station on NW 48th and O st yesterday morning and began a criminal investigation. An LSO-K9 was deployed and alerted deputies to the presence of narcotics. A search turned up 3000 THC…Read more »

Nebraska Tax Collections Above Projections In August

Nebraska Tax Collections Above Projections In August

 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than expected in August. The state Department of Revenue announced Friday that the state received a net total of $462 million last month, which is nearly 5% higher than its official forecast of $441 million. The department says net sales-and-use and miscellaneous taxes came…Read more »