On May 21 the Lincoln mask mandate was lifted, just over ten months after being put in effect last July. As local venues slowly reintegrate live music back into the Lincoln community, they are constantly reevaluating their health policies, and even more so with this major city-wide change.
The Mayhem Manifesto is a benefit concert held for KZUM on May 15, 2021. Photos by Jay Douglass available here.
This Saturday, Stand in for Nebraska will be hosting the second bi-annual Journey For Justice event. This time around, the Spring weather will provide for a trail experience that is perhaps more comfortable, but equally meaningful.
Over the weekend, more than 60 volunteers helped install the annuals at Sunken Gardens for their Wake Up The Beds event. This year’s “Ruby Slippers” theme harkens back to the original intent of the gardens when it was created in the midst of the Depression: to provide something beautiful to the city of Lincoln in uncertain times, and to remind the community that there’s no place like home.
The first Give To Lincoln Day exceeded all expectations. With just a little over 100 nonprofits participating in 2011, they reached their quiet goal of $1 million. Since then, the event has steadily grown. In 2020, a record $7 million was raised in the community from about 28,000 donations.
The bill sets a base level of expectations for the accreditation of individual law enforcement agencies across the state. Some larger agencies already meet or exceed many of these newly proposed requirements. The legislation requires that a set amount of hours be dedicated to areas relating to de-escalation training, anti-bias training, and substance abuse training for both annual continuing education and initial officer certification.
By Juliet Bromme April 23, 2021 There are thousands of children living with epilepsy in Nebraska. [...]
KZUM has partnered with a new podcast called Blazin’ A Trail. The show features guests who are on the path to success in the fields of art, entertainment, entrepreneurship, and any other areas that require risk-taking and perseverance.
In the face of the pandemic, mental health deterioration as a result of financial hardship, social isolation, healthcare-related anxiety, and the general stress of dealing with uncertainty has remained a national concern. In response to the staggering need for public mental health support, Nebraska recently introduced LB247, a bill to create a 3-digit Mental Health Crisis Hotline Task Force.
Our Street interviews with Lincoln City Council candidates.