Author Archives: Mark Vail

26 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Sunday in Lancaster County

26 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Sunday in Lancaster County

26 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lancaster County Sunday bringing the community total to 3,313.  The number of deaths in the community remains at 17. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, repeated shaking with chills, repeated muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell.  If you have symptoms,…Read more »

Heat Advisory Noon Until 8 PM CDT

Heat Advisory Noon Until 8 PM CDT

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING… …Heat index values of 104 to 107 expected… This Advisory Covers Portions of east central and southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa.  Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay…Read more »

21 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Saturday

21 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Saturday

21 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lancaster County today (Saturday, Aug 8, 2020) bringing the community total to 3,287. The number of deaths in the community remains at 17. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, repeated shaking with chills, repeated muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or…Read more »

Lincoln Police Respond to Sunday Evening Shooting and Robbery

Lincoln Police Respond to Sunday Evening Shooting and Robbery

One man was shot in Central Lincoln, Sunday evening. Lincoln Police responded to a shooting around 6:30 pm near 27th and Y Streets. A 31-year old man was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries. Details will be released at this morning’s police briefing. LPD still looking for a suspect. Lincoln police responded to…Read more »

44 Lab Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Sunday – Weekly Total 363

44 Lab Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Sunday – Weekly Total 363

44 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 2,802. The number of deaths in the community remains at 14. The weekly total for the week ending July 25th at 363 positive cases is the largest number of cases since the pandemic started. Symptoms of COVID-19 include…Read more »

Flash Flood Watch 7 pm Sunday Through Monday Morning

Flash Flood Watch 7 pm Sunday Through Monday Morning

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING… This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest Iowa…west central Iowa…east central Nebraska…northeast Nebraska and southeast Nebraska. . This Afternoon and Tonight: While scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms continue to bubble up in southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa this afternoon,…Read more »

40 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Saturday

40 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Saturday

40 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County Saturday bringing the community total to 2,758. The number of deaths in the community remains at 14. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, repeated shaking with chills, repeated muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell. If you…Read more »

Health Department Closes 2 Bars for Violating DHM

Health Department Closes 2 Bars for Violating DHM

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) Saturday notified two local bars and the Railyard commons area that they were not allowed to operate for 24 hours because their violations of the latest Directed Health Measure (DHM) “presented a risk to public health and contribute to the community spread of COVID-19.” LLCHD has ordered Iguanas Pub,…Read more »

Heat Advisory Saturday Noon Until 8 PM

Heat Advisory Saturday Noon Until 8 PM

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY… Heat index values of 103 to 108 are expected across portions of east central, northeast and southeast Nebraska and southwest and west central Iowa. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. A cold front will bring relief from the heat…Read more »