The city cleaned out a homeless encampment along Salt Creek near Sun Valley Boulevard this week after determining it was a danger, but some advocates oppose the action.
After submissions close, a committee will evaluate the entries and select three designs as finalists to release for public comment. The top three flag designers will also receive a $1,000 prize.
In the past five years, Aldersgate Methodist Church has transformed its nearly 2-acre corner lot with trees, shrubs, plants, grasses and a nature-inspired playground.
Neighbors hope dredging a retention pond on the north end of Trendwood Park in east Lincoln will get rid of the stench that rises from the pond each summer and into their backyards.
Lancaster County will start a diversion program to help young people with mental heath issues stay out of the criminal justice system. The city also detailed initiatives to help those suffering mental health crises.
A portion of the tax-increment financing approved for the Gold's Building redevelopment will pay for demolition of the old police station, but the city still must get a federal grant for the project.
"I appreciate that these cases are a logistical nightmare," attorney Chris Ferdico said. "There's no way around that. We're going to have 144 cases that are moving toward 144 trials with numerous defendants and potentially different fact patterns."
District Judge Michael Smith granted the city's motion to dismiss Madsen's case as it stands and denied a motion for an injunction that would have blocked the city from enforcing the mask mandates and other directed health measures.
The inability to call local officials has not only prompted the appeal; it also ultimately led to a pause for nearly a dozen other businesses seeking to do the same in around 100 criminal cases for DHM violations.
"We must stay united and not be divided by this resolution," Councilwoman Tammy Ward said. "We cannot afford to do otherwise, especially after a year like last year and especially after a week like last week."
As legal challenges mount, the City Attorney's Office filed 20 new cases involving alleged violations at 10 Lincoln businesses.
Hoppe Homes wants to build approximately 100 rental units at about 36th and Q streets that would be reserved for low-income renters.
All of these cost-of-living payments could be covered by $441,000 in budget contingency funding, Lincoln City Finance Director Brandon Kauffman told the council.
For years, the city has prioritized arterials and school and bus routes during street clearing operations and used a 4-inch metric to determine when to plow residential streets. What do you think of using contractors in residential areas?
Police said the man who had been driving the city bus and a witness held down the suspect, who allegedly had tried to drive away but only got half a block in the damaged SUV.
Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird announced that john a. powell, director of the Othering and Belonging Institute at UC-Berkeley, will headline the event as part of her effort to make the city more equitable and inclusive.
Interlocal board members said they have listened to opponents and understand there is institutional racism. But they said they’ve heard from even more people who support the SRO program.
Lincoln pawn shops could open on Sundays for the first time under a new ordinance under consideration by the City Council.
A sugar cookie and pound cake maker has sued the city of Lincoln to undo its ordinance requiring home bakers like her to get permitted and ope…
Lincoln City Council members Monday approved zoning changes to pave the way for a 542-unit development of apartments and townhouses on a undev…
Lincoln's traffic decreases have grown steadily larger since mid-March, but this week's drop is the most significant.
Testing confirmed six more cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln, including a child, bringing the total number of cases in Lancaster County to 45, heal…