Author Archives: William Padmore

Lincoln Husband, Wife Sentenced To Illegally Selling Fish

Lincoln Husband, Wife Sentenced To Illegally Selling Fish

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man and wife who sold fish they had illegally caught in public waters in Kansas and other reservoirs have been sentenced to probation. Federal prosecutors for Nebraska say 49-year-old Phong Duong and 46-year-old Oanh Pham were each sentenced Friday to two years’ probation for illegally taking, transporting and selling…Read more »

Flooding Causes Interstate 29 Closure In Western Iowa

Flooding Causes Interstate 29 Closure In Western Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Floodwater from the Missouri River has forced officials to close a portion of Interstate 29 in western Iowa. The Iowa Transportation Department said Friday the 10-mile (16.1-kilometer) stretch extends north from the Crescent exit to the Missouri Valley area. A detour is in operation. Several I-29 interchange ramps are closed in…Read more »

Lincoln City Councilman Requests Gun Safety Ordinance He Proposed Be Delayed

Lincoln City Councilman Requests Gun Safety Ordinance He Proposed Be Delayed

A Lincoln City Councilman is requesting his proposed gun-safety ordinance be delayed. Councilman Roy Christensen tells KLIN News he’s asking his fellow councilmembers that his ordinance, which would require guns be in secured containers if left in vehicles, be delayed by 1 month in order to insert language regarding long-guns. “Many vehicles don’t have trunks…Read more »

Nebraska Community May Proclaim Itself ‘A City Of Arts’

Nebraska Community May Proclaim Itself ‘A City Of Arts’

FALLS CITY, Neb. (AP) – Falls City officials are considering declaring their community “a city of arts.” Station KNCY reports that the City Council is expected to make a proclamation next month. The southeast Nebraska community claims Saturday Evening Post illustrator John Falter as a native son, as well as painter Alice Cleaver, artist and…Read more »

University of Nebraska Lincoln: 1 Student Diagnosed With Mumps, Another Showing Symptoms

University of Nebraska Lincoln: 1 Student Diagnosed With Mumps, Another Showing Symptoms

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln says one student has been diagnosed with the mumps and another student is showing symptoms of the contagious disease. The Daily Nebraskan reports that the university announced the mumps diagnosis Wednesday. The university says both students live off campus and are being isolated to try to prevent the disease…Read more »

Former Nebraska Employee Accused Of Stealing From State

Former Nebraska Employee Accused Of Stealing From State

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former employee has been accused of stealing from the Nebraska Education Department. Lancaster County Court records say 46-year-old Nicole Coffey is charged with felony theft. The records don’t list the name of an attorney who could comment for her. Her next court hearing is scheduled for Oct. 16. Prosecutors say…Read more »