Richard Pearl

Southern Germany and its many castles, part two

Part one of our five-week journey to Russia, Ukraine, and Germany was told in a previous edition. This segment will take us to southern Germany, specifically Munich and the castles ...

Inquisitiveness can be contagious

Thanks for the Sept. 17 outstanding issue of The News Messenger. There were several interesting articles but one that stands out to me is “Where Are The Twelve Bridges?&rdqu ...

The Pam Am Experience: A blast from the past

It’s not often that one gets to relive incredible experiences but sometimes it happens. Those who remember airline travel when you could walk right up to the airplane, when ...

Eyes from Lincoln

If New York City is the “city that doesn’t sleep,” then New Orleans is the city “where the party never stops.” Of course, not everything in NOLA (New ...

Exceeding expectations

Thanks for the great coverage of the Ford Tri-Motor event, in both today’s (June 11) and earlier editions. I think the event truly exceeded all expectations and just shows ...

14 residents join city’s committees

 Fourteen Lincoln residents were appointed Tuesday to four-year terms on city of Lincoln committees at the Lincoln City Council meeting. They join other residents serving ...

AirFest planning efforts are taking off

  AirFest 2013 next Sept. 28 will bring aviation excitement back to the Lincoln Regional Airport with the showcasing of old and new general aviation aircraft, classic war bir ...

FSC report release delayed

The release of a much-anticipated fiscal sustainability report has been postponed from Jan. 30 to Feb. 21. Fiscal sustainability committee chairman Richard Pearl said the decision ...

Fiscal sustainability committee loses member

Chuck Schmidt says the work of the fiscal sustainability committee will result in another tax measure for the city of Lincoln. Schmidt was a subcommittee member of the fiscal susta ...

The time is now

Last week’s News-Messenger political cartoon (page A4, June 9) was about how, in any calamitous situation, there is always the potential for more bad news. For the past several y ...

New city committee members sought

The city’s fiscal sustainability committee is recruiting four new members. In addition, the three city representatives members will step down from the committee. “The current ...

New fiscal committee could expand

The outline for the city’s fiscal sustainability plan’s request for proposal was Wednesday’s fiscal-sustainability committee meeting focus. Committee chairman Richard Pearl l ...

Recall has mixed emotions

A possible recall of three City Council members is stirring up memories of a recall 17 years ago. Some residents say a recall could divide Lincoln in two and other residents contac ...

Q and A with your council candidates

On Tuesday, Lincoln voters will choose which of six candidates will be the two new City Council members. Running for office are Reid Barney, Jeff Greenberg, Gabriel Hydrick, Stan N ...

Positive leadership for Lincoln needed

Few residents have heard of Charles Lincoln Wilson, a director of the mid-nineteenth century California Central Railroad, whose middle name was given to our city in 1890. Fewer y ...