Monthly Archive: January 2014

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Short Nebraska legislative session has full agenda

By Haley Dover and Danae Lenz, Nebraska News Service  LINCOLN–Though it’s a short session for the Nebraska Legislature, don’t be fooled. While it’s 30 days shorter than last year’s session, it is going to...

Family dances for their modern-day miracle 0

Family dances for their modern-day miracle

Story, photos and audio by Erica Nett, NewsNetNebraska The Cech family of Denton took a break from their normal routine on a recent Saturday and spent the day dancing with 1,000 university students. The...

Lincoln couple enjoy the day with their furry companion 0

Lincoln couple enjoy the day with their furry companion

Story, audio and photos by Kathleen Anderson, NewsNetNebraska It’s easy to make Rick and Phyllis Tillmans’ faces light up.  Just ask them about their dog, Sadie. “She’s the best thing that ever happened to...

Braving the weather to shop for smokes 0

Braving the weather to shop for smokes

Story, audio and photos by Chris Nelson, NewsNetNebraska The Saturday morning is brisk, but that doesn’t stop Lincoln resident Steve Blomgren from making the trek to visit one of his favorite downtown stores. Weather,...

Seeing life — and animals — through the eyes of children 0

Seeing life — and animals — through the eyes of children

Story, audio and photos by Flora Zempleni, NewsNetNebraska Brent Dickie enjoys seeing things through the eyes of his grandson. That’s why and his wife take two-year-old Desmond Rourke to the Lincoln Children’s Museum once...

A Novel Idea Bookstore provides a cozy escape for customers 0

A Novel Idea Bookstore provides a cozy escape for customers

Story, photos and audio by Kelsey Connelly, NewsNetNebraska Irene Malzer and her family break away from the noisy crowds walking the streets of downtown Lincoln, Neb. Saturday afternoon to stop into A Novel Idea...