Large Stretch of Saltillo Corridor Receives Speed Limit Reduction

Lancaster County Engineer, Pam Dingman, has announced the reduction in speed limit on Saltillo Road from 27th Street to 68th Street. Based on the speed study results, the roadway cross-section, crash history, engineering judgement and Federal Highway Administration’s guidance, the recommendation was to reduce the posted speed limit from 55 MPH to 50 MPH The…read more »


Chicken Farm Operation Gets Approval From Lancaster County Board of Commissioners

In a narrow, 3-2 vote, the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners approved the operation that would raise and harvest chickens for Costco. Neighbors in the area had fought against approval of the farm, claiming the operation will bring unpleasant smells, water contamination and coyotes. Farmer Randy Essink will run the operation with Lincoln Premium Poultry.…read more »


Lincoln Safety Departments Honor First Responders Who Gave Their Lives on 9/11

The heads of all the major safety departments in Lancaster County were present on the steps of the Capitol Building this morning to honor the lives of first responders lost in the September 11th terrorist attacks 17 years ago. Lincoln Fire Chief Michael Despain spoke alongside Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister and Lancaster County Sheriff…read more »

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Senator Fischer Urges Reflection On 9-11

Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says today is a time to honor the memory of the victims, pay tribute to our brave first responders, and pray for the families who experienced grave loss. Fischer say our nation will never forget the devastating events of 9/11, but we will also always remember the courage, resolve, and…read more »

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Nebraska Task Force One Is Assisting in North Carolina

Members of Nebraska Task Force One are traveling to North Carolina ahead of Hurricane Florence. The task force based at Lincoln Fire and Rescue includes firefighters from Lincoln, Omaha and Papillion and civilians and funded by FEMA will first be based in Raleigh North Carolina. Spokesmen say they are ready for various operations including water…read more »


Monday Practice Report – There’s a Chance Martinez Plays Saturday, and Blackshirts Handed Out

Head Coach Scott Frost confirmed at Nebraska’s weekly press conference on Monday that Husker starting quarterback Adrian Martinez did not practice. “He’s day to day,” Frost said. “There’s a chance [he’ll play] Saturday.” During the 4th quarter of the Colorado game, Martinez was brought down awkwardly by two Colorado defenders, injuring his right knee. A…read more »