Carol Feineman

Shop locally; it makes great business and civic sense

As I drive around Lincoln these past few months, it seems that new businesses are opening throughout the city. Several recent News Messenger issues had stories about the new B ...

Lincoln Theatre Company sets its aspirations high

Not even 6-months-old, the nonprofit Lincoln Theatre Company has a big mission as well as high expectations. The mission is to provide educational opportunities for children and a ...

Merry Christmas, goodbye 2014 and welcome 2015, all within a week’s period

At first glance, it could seem almost irreverent to devote almost half  of this week’s newspaper to the past year’s achievements, events and challenges since to ...

Council’s special closed session meeting Monday considers city manager applicants

Although Lincoln City Hall is closed today and reopens Jan. 5 after the Christmas/New Year holidays, residents can attend the opening part of the Lincoln City Council’s sp ...

Police aren’t thanked enough for their work

It’s all about perspective. My bad days don’t come close to a peace officer’s bad days. The most I’ll feel is anxiety about meeting a shortened deadline. ...

Please vote Tuesday

The Nov. 4, 2014 Statewide Direct General Election is only five days away. For Lincoln-specific races, this has been a relatively quiet election year. No one ran against the th ...

Sometimes we forget about the ‘good old days’

For those of us who did not grow up in Lincoln, it’s easy to forget that Lincoln’s streetscape has drastically changed in the last few decades. And many businesses sti ...

Baking unselfishly to help strangers, animals

If I were 11-year-old Caitlin Stevens, I would be mad at The News Messenger for an error we made. We wrote about the generosity of Caitlin, her 9-year-old twin sisters, Lea and R ...

Art League of Lincoln’s comments regarding The News Messenger March 21 column on page 4, “Art league needs to consider Lincoln residents"

  TO ALL OUR VALUED ART LEAGUE OF LINCOLN MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS: This letter was written by our President, Paul Apfel, to be shared with all of you: I read the Thursday, M ...

Art league needs to consider Lincoln residents

The 1-year-old Art League of Lincoln needs to change the way it does business. If it doesn’t, the nonprofit arts organization formed to take the place of the closed Linc ...