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Farm Foreclosures Threaten Rural Economies

Growing concerns over farm foreclosures are said to be the greatest challenge facing rural banks in Nebraska and other Midwest states. Study author Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says about 10 percent of bank CEOs surveyed expect their operations to be hit hard by farm foreclosures in the next five years. Goss blamed the concern…read more »

False Alarm On Nebraska Wesleyan Campus

Lincoln Police Officers were on the Wesleyan University campus for a number of hours Wednesday night following personal text messages talking about a “shooter on campus”. Officer Angela Sands says police did a thorough search of buildings immediately and determined there was never a shooter.   Officer Sands says that people in the area might…read more »

Omaha Division of FBI Human Trafficking Operation Recovers 2 Children

An FBI human trafficking operation leads to the recovery of two children and the arrest of two traffickers in the Nebraska. In a statement, the FBI announced the results of Operation Cross-Country XI, an investigation that tracked human traffickers and their victims across the nation. Working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children,…read more »

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3-Alarm Fire Tears Through Northeast Lincoln Apartment Complex

  A discarded cigarette is blamed for a three-alarm fire that caused over two million dollars of damage to a 30-plex north Lincoln apartment building near the 4900 block of 32nd St. . Lincoln Fire and Rescue first responded to the fire at Black Sands Apartments around 4:45AM. Battalion Fire Chief Leo Benesch tells KLIN…read more »

Property Tax Relief Initiative Petition Effort Is Proposed

An initiative petition property tax proposal is in the works. State Senator Steve Erdman tells KLIN’s Coby Mach on Drive Time Lincoln that the proposal is aimed at reducing the local school property tax load by up to fifty percent. Erdman says that he thinks the state could come up with the over one billion…read more »

Trustees Express Support For Doane University President

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The Doane University board of trustees says it’s standing firmly behind the school’s president, who’s under fire from some teachers. The teachers have asked the full faculty council for a no-confidence vote on President Jacques Carter, who’s in his seventh year leading the liberal arts college in Crete. Among their criticisms…read more »