44 min ago
Nebraska is maddeningly dead-on
Somewhere in the first half of Nebraska , a stalled-out road movie directed by Alexander Payne, a father and son stop on a near-empty street in a tiny town and get out of the car.
4 hrs ago
Fitch Affirms Bryan Health (NE) Revs at 'A+'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A+' rating on the following revenue bonds issued by the Hospital Authority No.1 of Lancaster County, NE on behalf of Bryan Health : For the series 2008B-1, 2008B-2, and 2008C bonds, the 'A+' rating is an underlying rating.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Councilman Supports Adding Police Officers
Gang activity seems to be increasing in Lincoln, especially since the city's latest homicide appears to be gang-related.
Bipartisan Negotiators Reach Modest Budget Pact
Negotiations on Capitol Hill have yielded a modest budget agreement to ease automatic spending cuts and replace some of them with savings from future-year cuts.
High School Hall of Fame Reaches Milestone
The foundation for the organization unveiled its Hall of Honor that recognizes nearly 400 Nebraska Hall-of-Fame inductees.
The Hollywoodization of the Heartland
With the annual awards meeting of New York Film Critics Online on Sunday, December 8th, I feel like I am cramming for a final exam made all the more daunting by my failure to have done any homework the entire year.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
City of Lincoln
Mayor Presents November Award of Excellence
Mayor Chris Beutler today presented the Mayor's Award of Excellence for November to Kristen Humphrey, a Senior Engineer in the Engineering Services Division of the Public Works and Utilities Department.
Whole Foods Set for Grand Opening
Even though Whole Foods is a national chain you can expect to see local selections throughout the store and 16 new vendors from right here in Lincoln.
Future Lincoln Ice Rink Remains Uncertain
The future of a proposed indoor ice rink in Lincoln remains uncertain despite a $7 million pledge from a former state auditor.
Don't forget to submit to Big Talk From Small Libraries
In the rush of your holiday activities, don't forget to submit your proposal to Big Talk From Small Libraries - http://nlcblogs.nebraska.gov/bigtalk/call-for-speakers/ ! The deadline is January 10, 2014.
Huskers to Play in Gator Bowl New Years' Day
Nebraska will appear in a New Year's Day bowl game for the 3rd straight season. The Huskers have been selected to play in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl in Jacksonville against Georgia.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Alexander Payne's poignant 'Nebraska' is a rich exploration of family
Alexander Payne is a filmmaker who tends to be accused of being a misanthrope. His detractor say he puts his characters through wringers; that he patronizes them, subtly poking fun at their stupidity; that he scoffs at their mid-western upbringing and outlook towards life.
Pickrell Man Ejected In Rollover Crash Near Adams
According to Gage County Sheriff Millard "Gus" Gustafson, the call to the crash came in about 8:15 Saturday morning.
EFF: An Open Letter Urging Universities To Encourage Conversation About Online Privacy
When a group of students from Iowa State University contacted us earlier this month about forming an ISU Digital Freedom group, they were facing an unexpected problem: despite their simple goal of fostering a healthy conversation around freedom-enhancing software , the university administration denied them official recognition.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Overnight Fire Kills Bunnies, Fire Marshall Investigates
Just after 10 p.m. Friday night, night crews from Southwest Rural Fire were called to 2950 Forestview Circle, near the north entrance of Pioneers Park in Lincoln.
Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Mandela
Late Thursday night, the White House notified States of a Presidential Proclamation to fly flags at half-staff through sunset on Monday, Dec. 9, as, according to the Presidential Proclamation, "a mark of respect for the memory of Nelson Mandela."
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Norwalk Citizen News
Movies: 'Nebraska,' 'The Book Thief' & 'The Best Man Holiday'
"The Book Thief," adapted from the 2006 bestseller by Markus Zusak, is playing in area movie theaters.
Four Finalists Named in Search for State Education Commissioner
The Nebraska State Board of Education announced today the names of four finalists for the position of Commissioner of Education.
Dennard Pleaded No Contest | Sentenced to Probation & License Revoked
The former Husker pleaded no contest to refusing to submit to a chemical test. The judge found him guilty and sentenced Dennard to three months probation.
Holdrege Church Fire Caused by Power Outage
An early morning fire that destroyed most of the North Park Assembly of God Church in Holdrege back in November was likely caused by a power outage.