Deb Schorr, the longest-serving County Board member, has been chairwoman of the board four times during her tenure. She was first elected in 2002.
The Lancaster County Board approved its $128.5 million budget that puts $1 million aside for improving South 68th Street next year, hires several new employees and lowers the tax rate by 1 cent.
An increase in jail inmates and spiking COVID-19 cases make it hard to effectively quarantine, one of the ways Lancaster County Jail officials have avoided major outbreaks.
Retired railroad worker Rick Vest plans to run for reelection to the Lancaster County Board, which he now chairs.
The County Board's 3-2 denial of the application prompted the appeal and a trial earlier this month.
"Sunset Poultry's proposed facility not only meets, but exceeds, the standards for a special-use permit," attorney Mary Jacobsen said in an opening statement.
Along with her continued support for the environment, Christa Yoakum's running to advance policies for working families, promote public safety and expand rural broadband.
The Republican from Malcolm hopes to sell voters on his ability to wield the skills he sharpened during his career as a restaurateur in Lincoln in addressing Lancaster County's budgetary challenges.
“We’re going to have to hear from groups in the county," a commissioner said. "If the Lancaster Event Center is a very valuable part of our county, we’re going to need some people to step up and tell us that."
Lincoln and Lancaster County have acquired the largest tract of land yet along the path of the future East Beltway.
An entity that wants to build a large poultry farm in northwest Lancaster County has appealed the Lancaster County Board's denial of its application.
The father of a 2-year-old Lincoln boy killed last year when a gust of wind flipped a jumping pad he and his sister were on has filed a wrongf…
Just a couple of months on the job, Peg the goose dog was relieved of her duties keeping the fairways of Holmes Golf Course clear of pesky honkers.
A 690-mile drive west of Lincoln, the community of Rock Springs, Wyoming, just concluded its latest go-round with an event billed as the world…
A committee asked to take another look at a $4 million request from the Lancaster Event Center for lodging tax dollars to build out its facili…
A working group will comb through the planned improvements necessary to prepare the Lancaster Event Center for a national rodeo next summer, w…
JK's Pumpkin Patch will not have inflatable bounce attractions this fall after a gust of wind flipped a jumping pad and killed a 2-year-old Li…
Todd Wiltgen is running for re-election to the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners.
Retired railroad worker Rick Vest announced Wednesday he will run for the District 5 seat of the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners.
Lancaster County Commissioners are debating whether to add another unit to the youth detention center to handle an increasing number of high-r…
The subject of several thinly disguised movie plots and a Springsteen album, the Starkweather murders are clearly the most infamous crime in L…