Author Archives: Mark Vail

Winter Weather Advisory Midnight Tonight Until 3 PM Tuesday

Winter Weather Advisory Midnight Tonight Until 3 PM Tuesday

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM CST TUESDAY… Mixed precipitation is expected with total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of around two tenths of an inch. The Advisory is for portions of east central, northeast and southeast Nebraska and southwest and west central Iowa including…Read more »

374 Sunday Positive COVID-19 Cases – 575 Cases This Weekend

374 Sunday Positive COVID-19 Cases – 575 Cases This Weekend

374 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lancaster County today (Sunday) bringing the community total to 11,120. The number of deaths in the community remains at 50. Health Director Pat Lopez said this is an all-time high for the number of daily cases reported. “It’s important to recognize that there has never been a…Read more »

Veterans Parade Sunday Cancelled

Veterans Parade Sunday Cancelled

Veterans Day ceremony to be televised Wednesday The Lincoln Veterans Parade planned for Sunday, November 8 has been cancelled by the organizers due to the spread of COVID-19 in the community. The community will honor its veterans November 11 with a prerecorded Veterans Day Ceremony that will air on LNKTV. The program replaces the public observance…Read more »

201 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Saturday in Lancaster County

201 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Saturday in Lancaster County

201 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 10,746. The number of deaths in the community remains at 50. The 90 new cases reported yesterday were partial results. Today’s total includes cases reported by midnight last night. The total number of new cases reported for Friday…Read more »

Wind Advisory Sunday 9 am to 6 pm

Wind Advisory Sunday 9 am to 6 pm

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY… South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected on Sunday across portions of east central, northeast and southeast Nebraska and southwest and west central Iowa. Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down…Read more »

379 COVID-19 Cases Reported Over the Weekend in Lancaster County

379 COVID-19 Cases Reported Over the Weekend in Lancaster County

132 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lancaster County Sunday bringing the community total to 9,792. Along with the Saturday total of 247 cases brings the weekend total to 379 positive cases.  The number of deaths in the community remains at 45. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, repeated shaking with…Read more »

State Revenue Projections Raised

State Revenue Projections Raised

Thursday the board that predicts Nebraska tax revenue raised its estimates for the current fiscal year and the following two years. The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board projected that the state will collect an additional $285 million in the current fiscal year, beyond what state officials had expected. Nebraska had been set to collect about…Read more »

Streets to Temporarily Close Sunday for Half-Marathon

Streets to Temporarily Close Sunday for Half-Marathon

Several streets throughout Lincoln will temporarily close Sunday for the Good Life Halfsy half-marathon. About 3,000 in-person and virtual runners will participate in the race, which begins at 8 a.m. at Seacrest Field and ends at the Railyard. The route and pandemic protocols are available at goodlifehalfsy.com. Police will control intersections along the race route, and…Read more »

LPS Adds Early Release Days

LPS Adds Early Release Days

The Lincoln Board of Education waived second reading and approved changes to the student and staff calendar that adds additional early-release days for students. The move will help give teachers more time to plan lessons that now include both in-person and remote learners.  The proposal was put forward a few weeks ago. At the early childhood and…Read more »