Monthly Archive: October 2013

Lincoln motocross scene grows in popularity 0

Lincoln motocross scene grows in popularity

The second annual Best of the Midwest Championships brought both local and national racers to Abbott Motocross Park in Lincoln, Neb. NewsNetNebraska reporter Haley Whisennand followed up on the eastern Nebraska season closer. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgE3Ccl4UaY[/youtube]

Nebraska band partners with Skate for Change to help Lincoln’s homeless 0

Nebraska band partners with Skate for Change to help Lincoln’s homeless

Story and Photos By Veronica Grizzle, NewsNetNebraska   An idea that started from two brothers in a studio in downtown Lincoln has expanded to a band over the size of 20. The Silver Pages partnered...

City’s “Taking Charge” event grants Lincoln budget transparency 0

City’s “Taking Charge” event grants Lincoln budget transparency

City of Lincoln invites citizens to open discussion on city budgets and projects in the annual event titled “Taking Charge”. This two-day conversation took place Tuesday, October 8, 2013 and Saturday, October 19, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee holds final hearing 0

Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee holds final hearing

By Ally Phillips, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Lincoln was the fifth and final stop for the Tax Modernization Committee’s tour of Nebraska, and committee members heard many of the same themes they have in earlier...

Nebraska tax hearing background 0

Nebraska tax hearing background

By Daniel Wheaton, Nebraska News Service  LINCOLN–The Tax Modernization Committee, comprised of 14 senators, has been traveling across the state gauging taxpayers’ concerns.   Headed by Kearney Sen. Galen Hadley, the committee was formed...

Overcoming the stigma of being transgendered 0

Overcoming the stigma of being transgendered

Story and photos by Morgan Spiehs, for NewsNetNebraska After coming into the store regularly, the customer finally questioned Wes. “I could tell for a while he had been trying to figure me out,” Wes...

Lincoln bike kitchen brings community together 0

Lincoln bike kitchen brings community together

It’s a local shop that’s all about helping the community by taking something old and turning it into something new. NewsNetNebraska reporter Kassi Nelson has the story.

Humor, skepticism greet end of government shutdown 0

Humor, skepticism greet end of government shutdown

President Barack Obama signed the bill ending the 16-day government shutdown early Thursday morning. The political standoff ended minutes before the government’s ability to borrow money was set to expire. The American public took to Twitter to express frustration, humor and cynicism.

UNL’s flu shot clinic is open 0

UNL’s flu shot clinic is open

As the new flu season arrives at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the UNL Health Clinic wants to be ready. Free flu shots are available at your UNL’s Clinic. NewsNetNebraska reporter Klair Acton shows us...