Shirley Russell

Highway 65, railroad help build Lincoln

Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series about the Highway 65 Bypass, exploring how it will affect residents, what Lincoln businesses thrived because of Highway 6 ...

We can help the Carnegie soon reopen

It’s sad walking by the distinguished-looking but vacant Carnegie Library on Fifth and F streets. The heavily-frequented Carnegie Library closed June 29 due to budget cuts rec ...

Archives Museum to relocate

The Lincoln Area Archives Museum at 472 E St. must soon find a temporary home. That’s for safety reasons so volunteers and the public will not be exposed to asbestos when the m ...

Hopes for a wonderful 2011 in Lincoln

In whatever city I’ve called home, the beginning of a new year holds the promise of good solutions to hard problems and turning fuzzy daydreams into realized actions. With two n ...

Longtimers know how to make downtown viable

A Downtown Strategic Plan Task Force, an offshoot of the city’s $30,000 Gruen Gruen + Associates study of downtown Lincoln, is now forming committees to make downtown Lincoln a ...

History to be a part of downtown vision

The Carnegie Library and Lincoln Area Archives Museum will not be left out of downtown Lincoln’s future plans, although it feels that way to some community leaders. The city paid ...

Ribs take over downtown Saturday

Just one week after the legendary Nugget Rib Cook-Off in Sparks, Nev. wraps up, Lincoln will get its own taste of barbecue goodness this Saturday during the fourth annual Rib Festi ...

Archive Museum ready to roll

Know and Go: What: Lincoln Area Archives Museum’s grand opening When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Where: 472 E St., Lincoln Info: 253-9972 With the help of the Native ...

Italian culture, Lincoln’s heritage celebrated in Saturday's festival

Know and Go: What: Lincoln’s inaugural Italian Festival When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Where: Downtown on 5th, E and F streets Info: 408-7503 Downtown Lincoln wi ...

Archives Museum to expand hours

Lincoln has changed quite a bit over its history. For instance, Awful Annie’s used to be a grocery store and a hotel once was where Big O Tires is now. Information like this, and ...