Category Archives: KLIN News

What You Need To Know When Buying And Operating Your Car

What You Need To Know When Buying And Operating Your Car

Buying a car is one of the biggest purchase decisions a person will make in their lifetime. While many consumers focus on the sticker price, there are many other costs associated with car ownership to consider. AAA’s annual Your Driving Costs research offers comprehensive information on the expenses associated with new vehicle ownership beyond the…Read more »

60,000 Paycheck Protection Program Loans Approved in First Week

60,000 Paycheck Protection Program Loans Approved in First Week

The U.S. Small Business Administration says t it has approved approximately 60,000 PPP loan applications submitted by nearly 3,000 lenders, for over $5 billion, between the program’s re-opening on Monday, Jan. 11, at 9 a.m. ET through to Sunday, Jan. 17. Last week, the PPP provided dedicated access to community financial institutions that specialize in…Read more »

Lied Center Announces Season Preview Events,

Lied Center Announces Season Preview Events,

On February 2nd, the Lied Center will announce a full lineup of in-person and virtual events for Spring 2021. Tickets go on sale to the public on February 9th, 2021 at 11am. Lied Center Executive Director Bill Stephan said, “We are thrilled to offer dozens of exceptional events in a mix of genres this Spring.…Read more »

161 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Wednesday in Lancaster County

161 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Wednesday in Lancaster County

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reported 161 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County Wednesday bringing the community total to 25,697. The total number of deaths in the community remains at 185. LLCHD also released the following information today: Recoveries: up from 8,969 to 9,120 Weekly positivity rate: January 10 through 16:  28.5 percent…Read more »

More Than 11,000 Sign Up For COVID-19 Vaccine, Demand Causing Technical Issues

More Than 11,000 Sign Up For COVID-19 Vaccine, Demand Causing Technical Issues

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department’s online COVID-19 vaccine registration form is experiencing technical difficulties due to an extremely high volume of users. Initial data shows that as of 8:30 this morning, 100 people were attempting to register every second. As of 9:30 a.m., more than 11,000 people had already registered. Pages may take longer than…Read more »

Murder Trial Delayed In Killings Of Two People In Lincoln

Murder Trial Delayed In Killings Of Two People In Lincoln

Trial has been delayed for a man charged with first-degree murder and other counts in the Lincoln home-invasion killings of two people in 2019. Trial for 30-year-old Rubin Thomas had been set to begin Feb. 1, but Lancaster County judges recently decided to nix jury trials in February because of the coronavirus pandemic. Thomas’ trial…Read more »

New Poll Finds Nebraskans Want Nonpartisan Redistricting

New Poll Finds Nebraskans Want Nonpartisan Redistricting

A new poll commissioned by the ACLU of Nebraska shows cross-party, statewide consensus that Nebraskans want the state’s redistricting process to be transparent, nonpartisan and data driven. Results also show Nebraskans would be more likely to vote against state senators who disregard those values for partisan interests, even if it benefits their preferred political party.…Read more »

LLCHD Online Vaccine Registration Begins 8 A.M. Wednesday

LLCHD Online Vaccine Registration Begins 8 A.M. Wednesday

A new online COVID-19 vaccine registration form will be available for Lancaster County residents beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, January 20. The simple electronic form can be accessed at COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov. Individuals will be able to enter basic information used to help determine when they are eligible for vaccination. The information goes into a secure system and is strictly…Read more »