Join Lynn and Shawn for interviews with community leaders and experts as they discuss challenges and issues facing Lincoln's neighborhoods. The show will highlight exciting neighborhood programs and projects, feature neighborhoods and identify ways that the listeners can be involved. Your phone calls are welcomed.
Our Street - May 6, 2013 Keith Fickenscher, a stroke survivor, and Marcia Matthies, Outreach Coordinator with the Nebraska State Stroke Association, join the porgram to discuss stroke awareness.
Our Street - April 29, 2013 Pat Dugan, with the Weed Control Authority, is the guest for the first half of the program while Shara Ryba and Doug Kasparek, with Lincoln Parks & Recreation, discuss summer children's programming during the second half of the program.
Our Street - March 25, 2013 Neighborhood consultant Michael Schubert, principal of Chicago's Community Development Strategies, shares what he learned about Lincoln during his weeklong visit last week. During the second half of the program, Steve Nosal, a horticulturist with Lincoln Parks & Recreation, discusses conditions during the ongoing drought, as well as volunteer opportunities at city parks.
Our Street - March 18, 2013 In a program concerning the state's budget and fiscal situation, Gov. Dave Heineman is the guest for the first half. For part two, Sens. Danielle Conrad, Kathy Campbell and Paul Schumacher join the program.
Our Street - March 11, 2013 Discussing the proposed City Charter amendment to ban the mayor or city council members from holding city contracts. Guests are former City Councilwoman Patte Newman; co-president of Common Cause Nebraska, Roger Holmes; and business owner Pam Dingman.
Our Street - March 4, 2013 Leirion Baird and Megan Mikolajczyk, City Council candidates discuss why you should vote for them on May 7th.
Our Street - January 28, 2013 Ellen Wright, Water Quality Educator with the City of Lincoln's Watershed Management, is the guest for the first half of the program. Lindsay Hastings, Executive Director of the Nebraska Human Resources Institute, is the guest for the second half.
Our Street - January 21, 2013 Paul Yates, Director of Involvement with Tiny Hands International, discusses his group's quest to eliminate sexual trafficking around the world. During the second half of the program, State Sen. Amanda McGill and Al Riskowski, Executive Director of the Nebraska Family Council, discuss sex trafficking in our community and what is being done to put a stop to it.
Our Street - January 14, 2013 Mike Smith, with Skate For Change, and Katie Halperin, with Nebraska Home Sales, join the program.
Our Street - January 7, 2013 Kathy Uhrmacher, with the Lincoln Mayor's Commission on Women, is the guest for the first half. Then, Cinnamon Dokken, owner of A Novel Idea Bookstore, and Todd Ogden, with the Downtown Lincoln Association, discuss recent developments in the downtown neighborhood.
Our Street - December 10, 2012 Officer Shane Winterbauer, with Lincoln Police Department Community Safety, reminds listeners of how to protect themselves and their possessions, in the face of a recent uptick in burglaries in the Capital City. During the second half of the program, Nick Hernandez, with Positivity Matters, and Shelley Freeman, with the Cameron Effect, update listeners on the progress of the ongoing "7 Acts of Kindness" collaboration.
Our Street - December 3, 2012 Lancaster County Commissioner Janey Raybould and Lincoln City Coucilman Gene Carroll both return to the program to discuss a variety of county and city issues.
Our Street - November 27, 2012 Adam Morefeld and Dylan Jones, with Nebraskans for Civic Reform, join the program for the first 30 minutes. During the show's second half, former Witherbee Neighborhood Association president Fred Freytag discusses his part of town.
Our Street - November 19, 2012 State Sen. Danielle Conrad discusses the DHHS Access Nebraska program during the first half of the program. Then, Kitty Fynbu and Alene Swinehart, of the Irvingdale Neighborhood Association, are featured guests for the second half.
Our Street - November 12, 2012 Pam Rowe, with the Lancaster County Health Department, joins Lynn to discuss fire safety and residential smoking prevention during the first half of the program. Then, Shawn sits down with members of the Beehive Collective to discuss the group's activism efforts.
Our Street - November 5, 2012 Ben Higgins, Senior Engineer with Watershed Management to talk about the storm water bond and why you should care about it. Also, Tim Francis, Realtor with Woods Brothers Realty, and Cindy Micera, will be on to talk about a "vertical community" called Pioneer House
Our Street - October 29, 2012 LeAnne Johnson, Co-Director of Lincoln's Community Learning Centers, and Barb Bartle, President of the Lincoln Community foundation join the program for the first half-hour. During the second half, State Sen. Ken Haar, who is running for reelection in district 21, returns to the program.
Our Street - October 22, 2012 Ruth Johnson and Helen Grifin, members of the Southeast Community College Board of Governors, join the program during the first half. Alex McKiernan, Project Coordinator for Lincoln Fire & Rescue's Commuinity Wide Hands Only CPR Education Project, discusses his program during the secnod half.
Our Street - October 15, 2012 Ann Bleed stops by for the first half of the program to discuss her candidacy for a seat on the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District Board. Durin the second half, City Councilman Carl Eskridge discuses proposed public shelters for mobile home residents and Kurt Elder talks about the burgeoning Haymarket Neighborhood Association.
Our Street - October 8, 2012 Legislative District 29 candidates, Kate Bolz and Larry Zimmerman, return to the program.
Our Street - October 1, 2012 Sen. Colby Coash and Kyle Michaelis, both candidates or Lincoln's District 27 seat, return to the program.
Our Street - September 24, 2012 Mayoral aide Jon Carlson, Lorrie Struve, of Paul Davis Restoration, and Rick Campos, a fire inspector with the City of Lincoln, discuss their work in the Safe Kids program, promoting fire safety and awareness.
Our Street - September 17, 2012 In a program focusing on the proposed relocation of Bennett Martin Library to what is now Pershing Center, LIBA president Coby Mach joins the first half of the show, while Donna Martin and Herb Schimek, both of the Lincoln City Libraries Board of Trustees, are the second half guests
Our Street - September 10, 2012 Sen. Kathy Campbell joins the program.
Our Street - August 27, 2012 City Councilman Doug Emery and Jon Carlson, of the Mayor's Office, join the show to discuss the Problem Resolution Team (PRT) -- the City's answer to effectively addressing dilapidated properties.
Our Street - August 20, 2012 Sarah Erdlen and Steve Larrick join the program to discuss the ReEnergize program, working to build energy smart communities in the Lincoln and Omaha area.
Our Street - August 13, 2012 Coby Mach, president and CEO of LIBA, joins the program for the first half. Randy King, with King's Home Inspections, discusses building problems in neighborhoods during the second half.
Our Street - August 6, 2012 Officer Shane Winterbauer, with the Lincoln Police Department, discusses what Lincoln is planning for the upcoming National Night Out. Carol Jess joins the program for its second half, to talk about this year's Streets Alive event.
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