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|Essink, Laura M. - Omaha World-HeraldGoogle News / 2 h. 47 min. ago more|
Essink, Laura M.Omaha World-HeraldClick the link below if you would like to submit an Obituary notice or In-Memoriam ad to our newspaper.. Submit · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Essink, Laura M. Aug 6, 1920 - Dec 13, 2017 SERVICES Monday, Dec. 18th, at 10:30am at the West ...and more »
|Police: Man fires rifle near officer in parking garage downtown Lincoln - Lincoln Journal StarGoogle News / 9 h. 53 min. ago more|
|Church sewing group to donate 120 blankets to Lincoln nonprofitsJournalStar.com / 10 h. 47 min. ago more|
A sewing group from the United Church of Christ in Hallam will donate 120 handmade blankets to centers for people in need Monday.
|'A great sense of pride': Hundreds of fans welcome Husker volleyball team home after national championship winJournalStar.com / 11 h. 32 min. ago more|
The entire south half of the Devaney Sports Center was filled with volleyball fans on Sunday — chanting, dancing and anxiously anticipating their home state heroes.
|Nebraska volleyball celebrates a National Championship - 1011nowGoogle News / 12 h. 24 min. ago more|
1011nowNebraska volleyball celebrates a National Championship1011nowOn Sunday, the team arrived back in Lincoln and celebrated with its fans. Head Coach John Cook talked about the great journey the team went on throughout the season and highlighted some specific people, including Sydney Townsend and Briana Holman, for ...Junior college safety Williams commits to HuskersHuskerExtra.comNational championship celebration set for Sunday at Devaney Sports CenterLincoln Journal Starall 44 news articles »
|Police: Man died of natural causes at downtown Lincoln bus shelterJournalStar.com / 13 h. 32 min. ago more|
A man found at a Lincoln bus shelter Saturday appeared to have died from natural causes, police say.
|UNL Celebrates Winter Graduation - KLKNGoogle News / 16 h. 56 min. ago more|
UNL Celebrates Winter GraduationKLKNFriends and family packed into Pinnacle Bank Arena to watch as over a thousand students were awarded bachelor degrees. Four years of hard work, late night study sessions, and countless memories later 1,500 students can now call themselves college ...
|Hope in the killing fields — a Lincoln refugee's story of survival, and the bond between mother and daughterJournalStar.com / 20 h. 47 min. ago more|
She stands in the living room of the small home in suburban San Jose, a comfortable California breeze rolling through her windows, early June sunlight warming her skin.
|Street Closings, 12/17/17JournalStar.com / 1 d. 2 h. 47 min. ago more|
Upcoming and ongoing Lincoln-area street closings.
|Police: Man found dead at downtown Lincoln bus shelter - Lincoln Journal StarGoogle News / 1 d. 5 h. 9 min. ago more|
|Cindy Lange-Kubick: Jake at your service, ambassador of autismJournalStar.com / 1 d. 6 h. 47 min. ago more|
The waiter strides through the dining room, tall and lanky, jaunty and loose-jointed, straight-backed and blue-eyed.
|60 police officers paired with children in need for Shop with a Cop eventJournalStar.com / 1 d. 7 h. 47 min. ago more|
When 9-year-old Yosselin Rincon Flores arrived at Super Target early Saturday, she was determined to find a Rubik's Cube.
|Annual remembrance ceremony honors veterans - KLKNGoogle News / 1 d. 7 h. 57 min. ago more|
Annual remembrance ceremony honors veteransKLKN"We must recognize our veterans who protect us and protect our freedom so this is an opportunity to recognize and show that respect all across America," said former Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson, who was the keynote speaker at the event. The ceremony ...and more »
|Keyshawn Johnson JR Won't Be Returning to NebraskaLincoln News / 1 d. 10 h. 57 min. ago more|
Freshman wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr announced this afternoon he does not intend to return to the Huskers. The Calabasas, CA native was influenced to sign with Nebraska due to his father's relationship with former coach Mike Riley.
|Man arrested on suspicion of child sexual assault after barricading himself inside homeJournalStar.com / 1 d. 11 h. 32 min. ago more|
A man was arrested on suspicion of child sexual assault after barricading himself inside his northwest Lincoln home for nearly four hours Friday, a news release said.
|Father-daughter pact: He fights cancer, she gets a four-year degree at age 42JournalStar.com / 1 d. 11 h. 47 min. ago more|
Some college students take a gap year, spending a year away from the classroom to experience the world.
|For Nebraska Christmas tree farmers, 2012 drought's lingering impact greater than that of Great RecessionJournalStar.com / 1 d. 14 h. 47 min. ago more|
For many, thinking about decorating for Christmas doesn’t start until the weekend after Thanksgiving, or the day after Halloween at the earliest, but for Christmas tree growers around the country, planning for this Christmas started eight or nine years ago.
|247: Billy Devaney No Longer Part of Nebraska FootballLincoln News / 1 d. 15 h. 34 min. ago more|
Devaney came to Lincoln in February 2016 as an adviser to Mike Riley, who he had worked with during their days with the San Diego Chargers. Devaney went on to work for the 49ers, Falcons and Rams in the NFL before turning to the college ranks.
|Groups in Lincoln want to create tallgrass corridorLincoln News / 1 d. 20 h. 20 min. ago more|
A 10-mile trail between Pioneers Park and Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center could connect some of the area's last remnants of tallgrass prairie, once home to bison and antelope but now largely plowed up or paved over. But the Prairie Corridor on Haines Branch project - publicly promoted last week by a broad group of public and private backers - could also help lead Lincoln into the future.
|Lincoln Harry Potter charity store burgledLincoln News / 2 d. 1 h. 10 min. ago more|
The St Barnabas store on Lincoln High Street, which is currently hosting a Harry Potter pop-up shop, was broken into in the early of this morning. Police discovered the incident in the early hours of this morning and now a wooden board covers the smashed window.
|Senior menus for 12/16/17JournalStar.com / 2 d. 2 h. 47 min. ago more|
Menus are subject to change. All meals include 1 percent or fat-free milk and margarine and are served Monday-Friday at these Aging Partners senior centers:
|Meals on Wheels for 12/16/17JournalStar.com / 2 d. 2 h. 47 min. ago more|
Tabitha Meals on Wheels are delivered to people who cannot prepare their own meals for health-related reasons. The basic menu, listed below, includes bread, margarine and milk. To order meals, get more information or volunteer, call Tabitha Meals on Wheels,…
|Lincoln High Coach Arrested In Alleged Sexual AssaultLincoln News / 2 d. 6 h. 14 min. ago more|
A staff member and coach at Lincoln High School has been arrested in connection to an alleged sexual assault that happened in early December. A letter sent to Lincoln High parents said that girls basketball coach and in-school suspension tech Marcus Perry apparently was involved in an incident in a classroom with a non-student athlete.
|Check out these holiday light displaysJournalStar.com / 2 d. 6 h. 47 min. ago more|
Here are some reader submissions for holiday light displays. We'll run the list periodically over the next few weeks, adding more houses as we get them.
|After years of chasing leads, Iowa man reunites with half-sister in LincolnJournalStar.com / 2 d. 6 h. 47 min. ago more|
After all the DNA testing, the digging through family records, the phone calls and emails to strangers, John Stewart always hoped the hard work would eventually pay off.
|Magic Moment 8: Root Family - KLKNGoogle News / 2 d. 8 h. 57 min. ago more|
Magic Moment 8: Root FamilyKLKNRandy and Sue Root are known for their giving nature, and have endured some struggle-- that's why we dedicate our Eighth Magic Moment to them in partnership with Union Bank. The Root's have given so much their family, after their daughter Kari was ...
|Assistance animals on campus making an impactLincoln News / 2 d. 13 h. 21 min. ago more|
For Natalie Bender, the day she went to pick up her assistance dog was a day she will always cherish. "Her name is Luna and she has made such an impact in my life in so many ways," said Bender, a senior graphic design and photography major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a native of Humphrey.
|After a surge, Nebraska marijuana arrests level offNET Nebraska.org / 2 d. 14 h. 47 min. ago more|
Law enforcement agencies across Nebraska arrested fewer people for selling marijuana in 2016. Data supplied by the Nebraska Crime Commission showed a 13 percent drop from 2015, when there were a record number of arrests. The numbers include every law enforcement agency in the state, except Omaha.The...
|The voice of Lincoln: Are we a snowflake generation?Lincoln News / 3 d. 1 h. 26 min. ago more|
People in Lincoln still have a lot to say on the unpopular decision to cancel the final day of the Christmas Market - and one woman from Yorkshire said that Yellowbellies do not know to drive in the snow. Five days on from the controversial decision, City of Lincoln Council continues to face criticisms for the cancellation on the threat of forecasted heavy snow which never materialised.
|Lawsuit attempts to force USDA to reinstate livestock fairness ruleNET Nebraska.org / 3 d. 13 h. 55 min. ago more|
The U.S. Department of Agriculture faces a lawsuit that argues the federal agency must bring back a proposed rule that defined abusive practices by meatpacking companies.Farmers from Alabama and Nebraska and the Organization for Competitive Markets, a non-profit that works on competition issues in a...
|Yazidis from Iraq Find Welcome Refuge in Nebraska NET Nebraska.org / 3 d. 20 h. 2 min. ago more|
You might not guess it, but Nebraska took in more refugees per capita than any other state last year. For one particular group, Lincoln has become its de facto capital in the U.S., a safe place for people displaced by religious and ethnic persecution. Now, several thousand Yazidi refugees see Nebras...
|Magic Moment Six: Inness family - KLKNGoogle News / 4 d. 5 h. 10 min. ago more|
Magic Moment Six: Inness familyKLKN"Had it been in the cards, we'd have had ten of them," Chris said. "But it wasn't." After multiple miscarriages, the couple finally brought home a baby girl - Haley. A few years later, a second girl - Isabel - came along. But the family's challenges ...
|Lincoln Salvation Army helps thousands - KLKNGoogle News / 4 d. 9 h. 4 min. ago more|
Lincoln Salvation Army helps thousandsKLKNMore than 40 volunteers are packing bags of food to distribute to those in need, including everything need for a Christmas dinner. The Salvation Army has been doing it for more than a century, and say it's very special every time. "It's a tradition ...and more »
|Lebanese blazed trail for Middle Eastern immigrants to NebraskaNET Nebraska.org / 4 d. 20 h. 2 min. ago more|
Nebraska is home to a growing number of people from the Middle East. In recent years, the largest share have come from Iraq. But the first wave, from Lebanon, came more than a century ago. And their story still resonates today.On a quiet residential street in Kearney, Nebraska, inside Saint George O...
|Portion of Westbound Vine Street ClosedLincoln News / 5 d. 2 h. 49 min. ago more|
Both westbound lanes of Vine Street at 31st Street are closed for emergency water main repair. Westbound traffic on Vine Street in that area will be diverted into one of the eastbound lanes during the project.
|"Last Jedi" star Daisy Ridley says being a "Star Wars" veteran just makes things "scarier"Lincoln News / 5 d. 6 h. 47 min. ago more|
The Gering girls got a much needed... -- After 14 years in the NBA, forward Matt Barnes is calling it a career. The 37-year-old, who had not played this season, made the announcement on his Instagram Mo... -- President Donald Trump is attacking Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in retaliation for suggesting he resign in the face of sexual harassment allegations made by mul... Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally arrives Friday.
|Kfor News Talks With Lincoln Police Chief About Loofe MurderLincoln News / 5 d. 11 h. 28 min. ago more|
On KFOR's Lincoln Live, Lincoln Police Chief, Jeff Bliemeister, updated the Sydney Loofe murder. You'll recall "people of interest", Aubrey Trail and Bailey Boswell, posted videos denying any connection to Loofe's disappearance November 16th.
|Downtown Lincoln neighborhood sees growth in local businessesLincoln News / 5 d. 13 h. 42 min. ago more|
It's no secret Lincoln is growing, but a new row of businesses on 11th Street in downtown Lincoln is quickly becoming Lincoln's best-kept secret. In the past year, at least four businesses have opened on 11th Street between M and L streets.
|Nature Center Offers Two Birding Trips in Spring 2018Lincoln News / 5 d. 16 h. 4 min. ago more|
The Pioneers Park Nature Center invites the public to participate in two bird-themed wildlife viewing trips in spring 2018: A Sandhill Crane Day Trip is scheduled from noon to 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 9. Space is limited, and the registration deadline is Friday, February 9. Participants will meet at the Auld Pavilion in Antelope Park and travel to the Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center in Wood River and the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary in Gibbon. The group will view and hear the cranes from a viewing blind as they arrive on the Platte River.
|Iraqis a fast-growing group in NebraskaNET Nebraska.org / 5 d. 20 h. 2 min. ago more|
Among the many groups who have immigrated to Nebraska, one of the fastest-growing is people from the Middle East. Here, we take a look at who some of these people are, and why they’re coming.On a recent Friday afternoon, about a hundred people crowded into a building a few miles north of the Capitol...
|Lincoln Named Smart Gigabit CommunityLincoln News / 6 d. 13 h. 39 min. ago more|
Mayor Chris Beutler today said Lincoln's new designation as a Smart Gigabit Community makes the City part of a network of SGCs connected by shared high-speed technology infrastructure. That allows the SGCs to exchange information, conduct research, and develop first-generation gigabit software applications.
|How Some Foundations Look To Keep Wealth In Rural TownsNET Nebraska.org / 6 d. 20 h. 2 min. ago more|
The largest generational transfer of wealth in modern times is expected to happen in the next 10 years and rural foundations in states like Iowa and Nebraska are working hard to retain at least a bit of those hundreds of millions of dollars.It’s a common story: Ambitious kids move from small towns t...
|Arctic Archery Day Camp scheduled in Lincoln for kidsLincoln News / 6 d. 20 h. 18 min. ago more|
The Arctic Archery Day Camp will be held Dec. 28-29 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. It will feature archery, air rifle, spear throwing, games, art projects, crafts and winter wildlife education.
|Nebraska Communities Embrace SolarNET Nebraska.org / 10 d. 20 h. 2 min. ago more|
In the last year, solar power has taken off across Nebraska. Communities around the state have invested in small projects to help diversify their electricity sources and offer renewable energy alternatives to residents.On the east side of the city of Fremont, a 10-acre parcel has sprouted thousands...
|Reaching Students Who Don't Speak EnglishNET Nebraska.org / 11 d. 20 h. 2 min. ago more|
According to the Migration Policy Institute, Nebraska’s immigrant population grew 172 percent between 1998 and 2008. There are more than 22,000 English language learner (ELL) students currently enrolled in public schools across the state. In a classroom at Benson West elementary in Omaha, a handful...
|Puerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery Complicates Ag Businesses' Seed ResearchNET Nebraska.org / 13 d. 20 h. 2 min. ago more|
Puerto Rico’s hot winter days and warm nights have played a key role in the global seed business for more than 30 years. So, the devastation on the island by Hurricane Maria in September stretches to the croplands of the Midwest and Great Plains.Fields in Puerto Rico are used for research, developme...
|Scott Frost Named Husker Head Football CoachNET Nebraska.org / 15 d. 9 h. 47 min. ago more|
Scott Frost has been named head football coach at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Twenty-years-ago Frost quarterbacked Nebraska’s last national championship team. Now he’s trying to guide the troubled program back to those glory days.Frost returns to Nebraska after serving as head coach at the U...
|Listen: 2017 Governor's Lecture in the Humanities with T.J. StilesNET Nebraska.org / 16 d. 11 h. 47 min. ago more|
The 2017 Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities was presented by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian T. J. Stiles on October 3rd, 2017 at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Stiles is the author of “Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America” and has a...
|Old Is New Again at Dundee Theater in Omaha NET Nebraska.org / 16 d. 20 h. 2 min. ago more|
After nearly a year of major renovations, the historic Dundee Theater in Omaha is set to reopen later today. Built in 1925, it’s been a nearly constant part of the community for almost a century, and with more than $7 million in upgrades, could be around for a lot longer. When we visited the Dundee...
|140 Keystone XL opponents protest ahead of PSC's vote on pipeline's route across Nebraska - Omaha World-HeraldGoogle News / 28 d. 10 h. 27 min. ago more|
Lincoln Journal Star140 Keystone XL opponents protest ahead of PSC's vote on pipeline's route across NebraskaOmaha World-HeraldLINCOLN — In what is expected to be a split decision, Nebraska regulators will decide this morning whether to approve or deny the route of the Keystone XL pipeline across Nebraska. The Nebraska Public Service Commission will vote on the $8 billion ...Pipeline ruling draws mixed reactionsKLKNNebraska regulators OK Keystone XL pipeline, but on different routeLincoln Journal Starall 468 news articles »