A New Chief Executive Officer of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

A new leader is announced for the Health and Human Service Department. Governor Ricketts named Dannette Smith as the new DHHS chief executive officer. Governor Ricketts says that Dannette is the customer-oriented, results-driven leader that Nebraska needs for the the department. Smith has more than twenty-five years of executive leadership experience in large, complex organizations…read more »

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Text-to-911 Available In Area

Text-to-911 service is now available for the Southeast Region. The Southeast Region 911 announces the availability of Text-to-911 service for the region that includes Lincoln. Region spokesmen say Text-to-911 is the next step in accessing emergency services as technology advances. Officials caution that Text-to-911 is not meant to take the place of calling 911 using…read more »


LES Reminder To Be Prepared for Wintry Weather

With our current wintry mix comes a reminder from Lincoln Electric System. LES advises customers to locate their service panel and learn how to operate their main circuit breaker. LES also urges customers to prepare a winter emergency kit including items such as a blanket, disposable hand warmers, non-perishable food, a manual can opener, bottled…read more »

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Nebraskans Will Be Able To See Roads From Plow Driver’s Perspective

Nebraskans will be able to view roadways from Nebraska Transportation plows actively working to remove snow. Transportation Department spokesmen say the Plow Tracker online works as a complement to the Nebraska 511 system, which informs travelers of road conditions throughout the State. They add that motorists will have access to additional information to help them…read more »


Huskers Land Walk-On Commitment From Kearney QB

Brayden Miller, a quarterback from Kearney High School, committed to Nebraska Tuesday morning. Miller is now the 20th walk-on of the 2019 class. In his senior season, the 6-foot-1 prospect threw for 1,371 yards in nine games. He also threw 15 touchdown passes and 12 interceptions. Miller plays basketball for the Bearcats as well, averaging…read more »

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Lincoln Public Schools Cancels Class For Tuesday, January 22nd

Tell the kids to to stay in bed. Lincoln Public Communications Director Mary K Roth says because Tuesday morning forecast predicts snow and freezing rain, icy sidewalks, streets and parking lots could endanger students and staff. Read her full email here: “** Lincoln Public Schools announces there will be no school on Tuesday, Jan. 22. …read more »