Author Archives: Tom Stanton

Health Department Releases Latest COVID-19 Update

Health Department Releases Latest COVID-19 Update

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reports 52 news cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Overall there have been 16 variant cases of COVID-19 confirmed. Ten of the cases are the U.K. variant and the other six are the California variant. Variants can spread more easily and quickly and they can lead to more cases of COVID-19.…Read more »

City Seeks Hundreds of Seasonal Workers

City Seeks Hundreds of Seasonal Workers

The City of Lincoln is now accepting applications for hundreds of seasonal full- and part-time jobs, including street construction, parks, pools, day camps and golf courses. To take a look at the available seasonal positions, visit jobs.lincoln.ne.gov and select “Seasonal Opportunities” from the menu bar. Seasonal positions will remain posted until filled. Those interested in seasonal and…Read more »

Woman in Prison Fights for Abortion Care

Woman in Prison Fights for Abortion Care

The ACLU of Nebraska filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on Friday seeking emergency action on behalf of a woman at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women. They claim state government officials are blocking the woman from accessing abortion care. The lawsuit (download here) argues the officials’ policy violates the woman’s constitutional right to access abortion.…Read more »

SCC Students in Lincoln, Lancaster County Now Eligible For Vaccine

SCC Students in Lincoln, Lancaster County Now Eligible For Vaccine

Southeast Community College students who live in Lancaster County or attend classes at any SCC-Lincoln location are now able to register for the COVID-19 vaccine. School officials say while getting the vaccine is highly encouraged, it is not mandatory to enroll in classes at SCC. “The opportunity for SCC students to register for the vaccine…Read more »

Child Dies In Gage County House Fire

Child Dies In Gage County House Fire

A child was killed in a house fire early Thursday morning in the Gage County community of Blue Springs.  The State Fire Marshal says Blue Springs firefighters found a home on fire at 213 West Cherry just before 4:00 a.m. and several injured people. Investigators say a child was found dead inside the house.  A…Read more »

“One Day Without Shoes” Campaign Off And Running

“One Day Without Shoes” Campaign Off And Running

An annual event to benefit the People’s City Mission kicked off on Wednesday.  The Cornhusker Bank’s’ “One Day Without Shoes” event has proven to be quite successful in the past 10 years.  Cornhusker Bank President Barry Lockard tells KLIN News they have collected nearly 190,000 pairs of shoes and almost $90,000 in cash donations. This…Read more »

Country Singer Eric Church Coming To Lincoln In January

Country Singer Eric Church Coming To Lincoln In January

Country superstar Eric Church has his sights set on a return to the road with Wednesday morning’s announcement of a full arena tour.   The Gather Again Tour will kick off this fall and visit 55 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada.  Church will appear at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln on January 7, 2022. …Read more »