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127 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Thursday

127 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Thursday

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reported 127 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County bringing the community total to 25,824. The total number of deaths in the community remains at 185. Recoveries: up from 9,120 to 9,277 Weekly positivity rate: January 10 through 16:  28.5 percent January 17 through 21:  30 percent  Hospitalizations for…

Increased Attendance Coming to LPS Winter Activities

Increased Attendance Coming to LPS Winter Activities

More fans will soon be allowed at most winter activities at Lincoln Public Schools. LPS worked with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department to update attendance protocols that begin Monday, January 25. The number of fans at each competitions is still limited by venue capacity, but up to four people per participant will be allowed, up…

ICYMI: More Than 31,000 County Residents Register For COVID-19 Vaccine

ICYMI: More Than 31,000 County Residents Register For COVID-19 Vaccine

More than 31,000 Lancaster County residents had used the new online COVID-19 vaccine registration form at COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov. The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) launched the form at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The site is currently operating with no delays. “The high volume of first-day registrations is a good indication that local residents are anxious to receive…

Nebraska’s Weekly COVID-19 Update Shows Improved Data

Nebraska’s Weekly COVID-19 Update Shows Improved Data

The latest statewide total of COVID-19 cases is 183,318 as of Jan. 19. There have been 59 COVID-19-related deaths in Nebraska reported in the last seven days, for a total of 1,850. To date, a total of 127,221 Nebraskans testing positive for COVID-19 have recovered. While still elevated, COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to come down, with…

Red-White Spring Game set for May 1

Red-White Spring Game set for May 1

No spring in 2020, a different season in the fall, and now a different spring in 2021. Nebraska football coach Scott Frost said on Sports Nightly Wednesday that the team is in on campus, including 14 newcomers. They will begin winter conditioning Monday, which typically lasts seven weeks. The late start to winter conditioning will…

What You Need To Know When Buying And Operating Your Car

What You Need To Know When Buying And Operating Your Car

Buying a car is one of the biggest purchase decisions a person will make in their lifetime. While many consumers focus on the sticker price, there are many other costs associated with car ownership to consider. AAA’s annual Your Driving Costs research offers comprehensive information on the expenses associated with new vehicle ownership beyond the…

60,000 Paycheck Protection Program Loans Approved in First Week

60,000 Paycheck Protection Program Loans Approved in First Week

The U.S. Small Business Administration says t it has approved approximately 60,000 PPP loan applications submitted by nearly 3,000 lenders, for over $5 billion, between the program’s re-opening on Monday, Jan. 11, at 9 a.m. ET through to Sunday, Jan. 17. Last week, the PPP provided dedicated access to community financial institutions that specialize in…

Lied Center Announces Season Preview Events,

Lied Center Announces Season Preview Events,

On February 2nd, the Lied Center will announce a full lineup of in-person and virtual events for Spring 2021. Tickets go on sale to the public on February 9th, 2021 at 11am. Lied Center Executive Director Bill Stephan said, “We are thrilled to offer dozens of exceptional events in a mix of genres this Spring.…

161 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Wednesday in Lancaster County

161 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Wednesday in Lancaster County

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reported 161 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County Wednesday bringing the community total to 25,697. The total number of deaths in the community remains at 185. LLCHD also released the following information today: Recoveries: up from 8,969 to 9,120 Weekly positivity rate: January 10 through 16:  28.5 percent…

Stivrins & Sun preseason All-Big Ten, Huskers picked third by league coaches

Stivrins & Sun preseason All-Big Ten, Huskers picked third by league coaches

Big Ten coaches believe Nebraska has a pretty good team this season. League coaches voted the Huskers third in the preseason poll, behind Wisconsin and Minnesota. The Badgers and Gophers both made the national semifinals last season, while Nebraska fell to Wisconsin in the regional finals. Wisconsin is the defending Big Ten champion and NCAA…

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