Tuesday, November 23, 2021


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State aid to public libraries expands resources to community

With an allotment of 2021 state aid, public libraries across the state are deciding how to utilize these additional funds.  “State aid is allocated to...
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Veterans gather at Lincoln’s third annual celebration

Members from more than 65 units walked down K Street in Lincoln for the Veteran’s Day parade Nov. 7 including marching bands, floats and...
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Not another Halloween: Remembering loved ones on Dia de los Muertos

Nebraskans from all walks of life came together to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, at the Nebraska...
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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: Exhibition comes to Omaha

In Omaha's Capital District, art lovers can see the work of one of the world's most renowned artists, Michelangelo. Sylvia Noland, business development manager of...
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How Lincoln food bank distributes food at drive-thru sites

More than 100 recipients queued up in their cars to receive food at a drive-thru food distribution from the Food Bank of Lincoln at...
Heather Kingery stands holding a microphone in front of a slideshow about biochar

How to make biochar and why it is important

America is still in the experimental phase of controlling and improving the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. One potential solution to help limit the...
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Cornhole tournament raises money for children’s coats

The Lincoln Firefighters Association hosted the first-ever Cornhole for Coats on Oct. 23. The event benefits Operation Warm, an organization that helps provide free...
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Omaha Mobile Stage creates opportunity for performing artists and the community

Soon the Omaha Mobile Stage will hit the road and get its wheels moving thanks in part to University of Nebraska-Lincoln architecture students.  The nonprofit,...
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The world just needs more bubbles

Hide and seek, freeze tag, slip n’ slides: these are just some of the things adults may think about when they look back on...
Kevin Poague prepares birders for the bird walk.

As Lincoln grows, bird friendly communities can protect native species

Operations Manager Kevin Poague and Education Directer Jason St. Sauver, both of the Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center in Denton, offer guided bird walks...