1011 Cares

New Lincoln chaplain overcomes struggles to help others


UNL students and staff in London are believed to be safe


Dairy Queen rings in Spring with free ice cream


Omaha Jewish center fights against hate in wake of bomb threat epidemic


USDA says it has more info to present against Nebraska dog breeders


Heart of a Champion


State basketball tournament attracts thousands to Lincoln


Lincoln firefighter helps family repair fence after wind knocks it over


14-year-olds in metropolitan areas may be able to drive to school


A strong need for chaplains in Lincoln


'Polar precipitation' pushes back Panhandle Polar Plunge


#BeBoldGetCold: Special Olympics Nebraska Holds Annual Polar Plunge


Heart Ball raises awareness about heart disease


Nebraska family looks back on farm moving event


Man hospitalized after house fire


Central library town hall meetings scheduled for this week


2017 Great Plains Trails Network Annual Meeting


Historic theater in downtown Norfolk goes up for sale


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March Events:
  • Project SEARCH, Monday, March 27: Southeast Nebraska students with disabilities aged 16-21 have been invited to learn and practice important skills like self-advocacy, dressing for success, and interview skills. Candidates will be available for same day interviews and students in their senior year will be available to begin work following graduation in May.
April Events:
  • Capital City Blue Run 5k, April 1: Lace up your sneakers and come run or walk to raise awareness about Autism. The second annual event will be held in the Railyard in Lincoln. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. with the event kicking off at 9:00 a.m.
  • Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium and Family Weatherfest, April 1: UNL's 17th annual event has moved to Nebraska Innovation Campus! Come experience hands-on science demonstrations and experiments; weather, climate change, and science-related exhibits; see emergency vehicles; a storm spotter workshop; meet storm chasers and local meteorologists with the Nebraska Weather Network. Exhibits and activities take place from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The severe weather seminar takes place from 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information, visit their website.
  • Relay For Life of UNL, April 1: Join the worlds largest fundraising event against cancer. The event celebrates survivors and remembers those lost to cancer. UNL's Relay For Life will be held at the City Campus Rec Center start at 6 p.m.
  • Heart Walk, April 22: This non-competitive one or three mile walk celebrates heart disease and stroke survivors, loves ones lost, and those who have made a commitment to living a more heart-healthy lifestyle. The event kicks off at Haymarket Park in Lincoln at 9:30 a.m.
June Events:
  • Can Care-a-Van, June 5-11: This will be the 30th Can Care-a-Van, a week-long food drive which benefits food pantries around the 10/11 viewing area. The event will kick off with a food drive in Lincoln on Friday, June 2, which benefits the Food Bank of Lincoln.
July Events:
  • Cornhusker State Games, June 21-30: This statewide amateur sports festival is open to all Nebraskans. The purpose is to provide top-quality competition in a wide range of activities and promote healthy lifestyles. Register and learn more at cornhuskerstategames.com.