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216 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Saturday

216 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Saturday

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reported 216 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County Saturday bringing the community total to 16,341. The number of deaths in the community remains at 73. The COVID-19 Risk Dial is in the red position. The red dial position indicates a severe risk of the virus spreading. Residents are advised…

Huskers Close Golden Window with Win Over North Dakota State

Huskers Close Golden Window with Win Over North Dakota State

Nebraska couldn’t shoot much worse and still almost won the last time out. That wasn’t the case Saturday in the final game of the Golden Window Classic from Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers (2-1) made four of their first five 3s to race out to a 19-4 lead. That cushion made things easier on a…

Nebraska Falls on Black Friday at Iowa, Sixth Straight Loss to Hawkeyes

Nebraska Falls on Black Friday at Iowa, Sixth Straight Loss to Hawkeyes

Whether the Nebraska-Iowa game is a rivalry or not, one thing is certain: it has been awfully one-sided the last several years. The Huskers (1-4) fell to Iowa (4-2) for the sixth consecutive Black Friday with a 26-20 loss. Scott Frost has lost three straight to the Hawkeyes by a combined 12 points. Adrian Martinez…

804 COVID-19 Cases Thursday & Friday – Risk Dial Remains in Red

804 COVID-19 Cases Thursday & Friday – Risk Dial Remains in Red

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reports the COVID-19 Risk Dial remains in red for the fourth week, indicating that the risk of the virus spreading in the community is severe. On the color-coded dial, red represents the highest risk of COVID-19 spread, and green represents the lowest risk. The dial is updated every Friday.…

Nebraskans Encouraged To Support Local Businesses On Small Business Saturday

Nebraskans Encouraged To Support Local Businesses On Small Business Saturday

This afternoon, Governor Pete Ricketts held a press conference at the State Capitol to provide an update on the State’s work to slow the spread of the coronavirus and protect hospitals.  The Governor reported that coronavirus hospitalizations have stabilized in recent days.  He urged Nebraskans to continue taking precautions to slow the spread of the…

260 New COVID-19 Cases In Lancaster County Wednesday

260 New COVID-19 Cases In Lancaster County Wednesday

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reports 260 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19  today, bringing the community total to 15,321.  The number of deaths in the community remains at 73. Recoveries are up from 5,032 to 5,060.  The weekly positivity rate from November 15th through the 21st came in at 17.4%.  From November 22nd through the 25th the rate…

New Look Huskers Dominate Opener 102-55 Over McNeese State

New Look Huskers Dominate Opener 102-55 Over McNeese State

Nebraska was in the last game to be played by a Big Ten team before the pandemic shut down sports in March. Wednesday, the Huskers began the season by releasing all the frustration of a team that had to wait this long for a new season. “I was confident that our guys would come out…

DHHS:   Giving Thanks And Celebrating During COVID-19

DHHS: Giving Thanks And Celebrating During COVID-19

For the first time in more than a century, Nebraskans will grapple with celebrating Thanksgiving and December holidays (including Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa) during a global pandemic. It’s natural to want to gather in-person for the holidays – and realizing that might not be possible can be emotionally tough for adults and kids alike. “This…

Husker Athlete Tests COVID-19 Positive

Husker Athlete Tests COVID-19 Positive

Thais statement was released from Nebraska Athletics: “We had one student athlete that did not participate today because of a positive test result from the Big Ten Conference’s testing protocol. He is in isolation and following all local and Lancaster County health guidelines. We will also conduct all the necessary procedures included in the Big…

Investigation Continues Into Bomb Threat Monday

Investigation Continues Into Bomb Threat Monday

On November 23rd just before 3 p.m., Lincoln Fire and Rescue and police were dispatched to the Concentra Urgent Care Center at 4900 N 26th Street on a report of a bomb threat.  The employee reported receiving a phone call where a man’s voice was heard saying there was a bomb in their building. A…

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