Category Archives: KLIN News

LEA Warns Against Rumored ‘Sickout’ Day From LPS Staff

LEA Warns Against Rumored ‘Sickout’ Day From LPS Staff

The Lincoln Education Association (LEA) warned Lincoln Public Schools (LPS) staff not to participate in a sickout today (Monday, Oct. 26). In a letter sent to all members on Saturday, LEA President Rita Bennett said “LEA will never advocate for, support or encourage action that could harm our members, colleagues and students. LEA will not…Read more »

City Plow Crews Out Monday Morning

City Plow Crews Out Monday Morning

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING… Additional accumulations of less than one half inch are expected across portions of east central and southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could affect the morning commute. Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest…Read more »

Lancaster County Confirms 209 COVID-19 Cases This Weekend

Lancaster County Confirms 209 COVID-19 Cases This Weekend

131 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County Sunday and with Saturday’s 78 cases the community total is now 8,877. The number of deaths in the community remains at 42. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, repeated shaking with chills, repeated muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of…Read more »

Winter Weather Advisory 10 am Sunday to 10 am Monday

Winter Weather Advisory 10 am Sunday to 10 am Monday

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO 10 AM CDT MONDAY… WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. WHERE…Portions of east central and southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa. IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could affect the Monday morning commute. Slow down and use caution while…Read more »

Lancaster County COVID-19 Risk Dial Remains In Elevated Orange Range

Lancaster County COVID-19 Risk Dial Remains In Elevated Orange Range

The Covid-19 risk dial for Lancaster County remains unchanged and is remains in the elevated Orange, or high risk category for another week.  The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reports 142 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 8,668.  The number of deaths in the community remains at 42.  There were seven…Read more »

President Trump In Nebraska Tuesday

President Trump In Nebraska Tuesday

President Donald Trump will deliver remarks at a Make America Great Again Victory Rally in Omaha on Tuesday, October 27th at 7:30 p.m. Trump will be at Tac Air, 3737 Orville Plaza.  There is general admission and doors will open at 4:30 p.m. Those wanting to RSVP can click here. The maximum amount of tickets…Read more »

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Drive Thru Event Sunday Canceled

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Drive Thru Event Sunday Canceled

Out of an abundance of caution due to Sunday’s weather forecast and for the safety or our participants, survivors, staff and volunteers, the 20th Anniversary Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Drive-Thru event scheduled for October 25th, has been canceled. The organization is disappointed they will not be able to UNITE on Sunday and they still…Read more »

UNL Student Support Services Program Receives Nearly $3 Million Grant

UNL Student Support Services Program Receives Nearly $3 Million Grant

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Student Support Services program has received a five-year, $2,952,820 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to continue helping low-income and first-generation undergraduate students earn college degrees.   Student Support Services is one of four TRIO programs at Nebraska. It serves about 350 undergraduates annually, providing academic support and leadership opportunities…Read more »