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January Is Mental Health Awareness Month

One in four people struggle with mental illness and are negatively impacted by work, school relationships, financial issues and stress. Sheri Dawson, Director of Behavior Health at the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, tells KLIN News the first part of wellness are knowing your strengths. “Think about things your life that make you feel…read more »


State Epidemiologist: Cornavirus 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

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 »

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Nebraska Falls at Rutgers on Last Second Shot

The Huskers had a chance to be the first to win at the Rutgers Athletic Center this season, but instead it was a late shot for the home team to make it five straight Big Red losses. Nebraska(7-13, 2-7 Big Ten) came out hot with a trio of triples to go up 9-2 early. Rutgers(15-5,…read more »


Nebraska Survives at Wisconsin for First Road Conference Win

In the same week the Huskers fell at home for the first time in Big Ten play, they notch their first road conference win as well. Nebraska(15-5, 5-4 Big Ten) needed yet another second half run to pull out the victory, but the first half was never more than a possession game that had the…read more »


Lincoln Attorney Cited Again For Stealing From “Vulnerable Adult”

A Lincoln attorney who’s already accused of stealing thousands from a vulnerable adult is now cited for theft and adult abuse in a separate case. Lincoln Police Officer Erin Spilker tells KLIN News officers cited 47-year-old Christine Vanderford after investigating a report from Tabatha Health that a patient Vanderford had power of attorney over had…read more »