Category: Lincoln

Lincoln’s growing bicycle community leads to road updates 0

Lincoln’s growing bicycle community leads to road updates

Story and photos by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska Let’s face it. Every year more people ride their bicycles to work. According to the 2012 American Community Survey, bicycle commuting in the United States has increased...

Lincoln’s Kids Against Hunger helps Haiyan victims 0

Lincoln’s Kids Against Hunger helps Haiyan victims

Story and Lincoln photos by C.L. Sill, NewsNetNebraska Video by Clair Porter, NewsNetNebraska Typhoon Haiyan left millions without food and shelter last week when it tore through the Philippines. Thousands of victims were killed...

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.

Keeping history in Lincoln’s historic Haymarket 0

Keeping history in Lincoln’s historic Haymarket

Photos and story by Meghin Williams, NewsNetNebraska The Pinnacle Bank Arena and new businesses surrounding it have some Haymarket shop owners wondering if it will be “out with the old and in with the new” for their...

Skate for Change rolling across the U.S. 1

Skate for Change rolling across the U.S.

Story and graphics by Haley Whisennand, NewsNetNebraska Mike Smith remembers skating down the streets of Lincoln during his lunch hour. He wasn’t going to lunch, though. Strapped to his shoulders hung a backpack filled...

Buying local supports Lincoln 0

Buying local supports Lincoln

 Story and photographs by Kassi Nelson, NewsNetNebraska When UNL student Kate Kollars visits Bread & Cup, a favorite Haymarket restaurant of hers, she loves ordering the creamy Parmesan and chicken pesto house salad. “You can’t...

Former power lifter uses past experiences to help others 0

Former power lifter uses past experiences to help others

Story and photo by Robert Vencil, NewsNetNebraska For most, becoming physically fit is something of a challenge and it requires a little motivation.  That’s where Jonathan Naff comes in.  The former power lifter from...

Separating fact from fiction when it comes to shaping your body 0

Separating fact from fiction when it comes to shaping your body

Story and photos by Robert Vencil, NewsNetNebraska There are as many myths surrounding diets as there is the Loch Ness Monster.  A quick Internet search on how to lose weight will give you conflicting...

Lincoln’s paving the way to a bike friendly Nebraska 0

Lincoln’s paving the way to a bike friendly Nebraska

Story and photo by Robert Vencil, NewsNetNebraska Nebraska ranked 41st in bicycle friendliness according to The League of American Bicyclists.  The ranking represents the entire state, but many in Lincoln feel it’s a misrepresentation...