Michigan transplant Wieber main libraries into future

Michigan transplant Wieber main libraries into future

Mark Schwaninger


We thank Journal Star pictures intern Arthur Trickett-Wile for capturing our December L Journal cowl picture of Ryan Wieber, who turned director of Lincoln Metropolis Libraries one yr in the past. Wieber is proven on the new Williams Department Library in Lincoln’s Air Park Group Middle. Study in regards to the Michigan transplant and his concepts for partnerships and development for town’s libraries in our cowl story on pages 14-15.

Round city

An estimated 500 native canine lovers realized extra about how their canine companions suppose at Husker DogFest, a free public occasion that happened on the College of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Metropolis Campus outdoors of Manter Corridor. UNL’s Canine Cognition and Human Interplay Laboratory hosted the occasion. The lab researches each canine psychology and the way canines affect human conduct and psychology. Study extra and see my occasion protection on pages 6-7.

Persons are additionally studying…

One other outside occasion, Hoot ’n’ Howl Fest, offered quite a lot of nature actions at Spring Creek Prairie close to Denton. After the occasion, a “fence-cutting” dedication celebrated buying 310 acres that can join Spring Creek Prairie with Lincoln’s Prairie Hall on the Haines Department path community. The acquisition will finally open a 20-mile round-trip path to Lincoln’s Pioneers Park. See particulars on pages 10-11.

In different outside information, the Turpin Outside Training Middle, previously referred to as the Nebraska Outside Training Middle at forty fourth and Superior streets, was renamed and devoted to have fun the legacy of Dick Turpin, a legendary Nebraska outdoorsman who liked connecting folks to the outside. The occasion included free time on the archery and firearm ranges and shows by Recreation and Parks leaders and Turpin members of the family. See my protection on pages 8-9.

Past Lincoln

A Seward couple bought practically every part they’d, took their youngsters out of college and traveled the world for six months. Study these adventures on pages 16-17.

Mexican meals lovers will likely be serious about Larry Kubert’s evaluation of Pancho Villa Mexican Grille, co-owned by Eli and Lisa Santana, who’ve made recent components and personalised recipes hallmarks of their north Lincoln restaurant (web page 18).

Our month-to-month visible arts story options “The Cynnie Work” at Fiendish Plots, which offers an intimate, on a regular basis have a look at New York artist Carol Saft’s spouse (pages 20-21).

Girls Investing in Nebraska awarded grants of over $100,000 every to assist UNL legislation college students and rural well being care (pages 22-23).

And, our Encourage Q&A highlights Nancy Montanez Johner, government director at Clinic with a Coronary heart (web page 13).

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