Category Archives: KLIN News

20 City Crews Treating Streets As of 5 a.m.

20 City Crews Treating Streets As of 5 a.m.

City crews are treating streets today. City operations:  Twenty crews continue patrolling arterial streets, bus and school routes applying granular salt pre-wet with brine. Services other than emergency response may be temporarily suspended in the event that visibility becomes too poor for vehicle operators to safely perform their duties. Treatment strategies can be rendered ineffective…Read more »

1 Additional COVID-19 Death Reported in Lancaster County

1 Additional COVID-19 Death Reported in Lancaster County

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced Thursday one more resident has died from COVID-19.  The death was a man in his 50s who was hospitalized. The total number of deaths in Lancaster County is now 178. LLCHD reports 177 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 24,882. Visit…Read more »

Test Nebraska Sites Operating on MLK Jr Day

Test Nebraska Sites Operating on MLK Jr Day

Test Nebraska sites will be operating as normal during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, making Monday, January 18, the perfect day to get tested.   In the words of Dr. King “The time is always right to do what’s right.”   Testing remains one of the most important tools we have in slowing…Read more »

Blizzard Warning Friday Until 6 PM

Blizzard Warning Friday Until 6 PM

…BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST FRIDAY… Blizzard conditions are expected with total snow accumulations of up to two inches. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph. The Warning is for the following counties:  Colfax, Saunders, Lancaster, Johnson and Pawnee Counties. Difficult to impossible travel due to near zero visibility…Read more »

Will Honas the latest Blackshirt to announce return

Will Honas the latest Blackshirt to announce return

Nebraska’s defense continues to receive good news this offseason. The latest is from linebacker Will Honas. The senior announced on social media Thursday that he will be returning. In the post, Honas says he is “Ready to go to work with this team for one more year!” Ready to go to work with this team…Read more »

Nebraska Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Nebraska Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Nebraska plans to expand the next phase of its coronavirus vaccine campaign to include everyone 65 and older. Previously, the state had planned to vaccinate people 75 and older during the next phase, but the federal guidance on who should be vaccinated next changed this week. That phase also includes essential workers who cannot work…Read more »

LPS Files Suit Against Vaping Company Juul

LPS Files Suit Against Vaping Company Juul

Lincoln Public Schools is set to become the first Nebraska school district to join hundreds of others across the county suing vaping company Juul. The Lincoln Board of Education gave its lawyers approval to file a federal lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc. The lawsuit, like others, accuses Juul of creating a highly addictive product and…Read more »

State of the State: Ricketts Sets Ambitious Property Tax Relief, Broadband, Education, Corrections And Military Retirement Goals

State of the State: Ricketts Sets Ambitious Property Tax Relief, Broadband, Education, Corrections And Military Retirement Goals

A set of ambitious goals set forth by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts at his yearly state of the state adress. Property Taxes Delivering $1.36 billion in relief over the budget biennium. $550 million in direct property tax relief through the State’s Property Tax Credit Relief Fund Over $596 million from the newly enacted LB 1107…Read more »

Intense Winter Weather Possible In the Region

Intense Winter Weather Possible In the Region

An intense upper disturbance moving through the region will induce very strong northwesterly winds through tonight. Locations west of a line roughly from Wynot to Pawnee City can expect northwest winds from 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Meanwhile east of that line northwest winds from 20 to 30 mph with…Read more »