Category Archives: KLIN News

Councilman Christensen Suffers Stroke After COVID-19 Vaccine

Councilman Christensen Suffers Stroke After COVID-19 Vaccine

Lincoln City Councilman Roy Christensen released a statement on Friday, April 9th that he feels good and is looking forward to returning home tomorrow. The statement read: I received my first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday morning at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  Later in the day I began to experience a loss of…Read more »

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 »

DHHS Investigating Case Of Blood Clots After Vaccine

DHHS Investigating Case Of Blood Clots After Vaccine

The Department of Health and Human Services and Douglas County Health Department are aware of an individual who experienced a significant medical event  involving thromboembolic occurrence (blood clots) two weeks after receiving the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Pharmaceuticals COVID-19 vaccine and received treatment at the Nebraska Medicine. The individual is in their late 40s. Any significant…Read more »

Immigrant Lawsuit Dismissed Following Settlement

Immigrant Lawsuit Dismissed Following Settlement

Following a settlement agreement, a Nebraska federal court on March 19 dismissed a lawsuit filed by 13 migrant farmworkers from South Texas who spent the summer of 2017 detasseling corn in Nebraska. The farmworkers worked in Nebraska for roughly four weeks. They sued two defendants they alleged were their employers: Monsanto Co. and Gulf Citrus…Read more »

Two Arrests On Drug And Weapons Charges

Two Arrests On Drug And Weapons Charges

The Lincoln Lancaster County Task Force saw a vehicle make several traffic violations at 12th and F Street around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7th.  The vehicle parked and investigators tried to speak with the driver and passenger.  24 year old Austin Harrington got out of the passenger side of the vehicle and ran from…Read more »

Minor Injuries In School Bus – SUV Accident

Minor Injuries In School Bus – SUV Accident

No one was seriously injured when a  Lincoln Public School bus and a SUV collided around 7:30 Friday morning near Rosa Parks Way and Folsom. One person in the SUV was trapped and was safely removed by Lincoln Fire & Rescue.  That person was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. There were eight…Read more »

Nebraska baseball moved up Friday to avoid rain

Nebraska baseball moved up Friday to avoid rain

Nebraska baseball’s series opener Friday has been moved up due to impending rain this evening. The game, originally scheduled for 6:30, will now be played at 4:05. The rest of the games this weekend remain unchanged. Feature Image Courtesy Nebraska Athletics Communications OfficeRead more »

One More Death From COVID-19 in Lincoln-Lancaster County

One More Death From COVID-19 in Lincoln-Lancaster County

Lab-confirmed cases reported Thursday: 49 Total number of cases: 30,044 Deaths reported Thursday: 1, a man in his 70s who was hospitalized Total number of deaths: 229 Recoveries: 26,891 Weekly positivity rate: March 27 through April 2:  4.9 percent April 3 through 8:  5.3 percent Hospitalizations for COVID-19 positive patients: 29 with 24 from Lancaster…Read more »