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Update on State Response to Historically Catastrophic Weather Events

Update on State Response to Historically Catastrophic Weather Events

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency: “With devastating flooding in several regions of the state, Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), partner agencies, emergency officials, and volunteers remain hard at work assisting with historically catastrophic conditions statewide. NEMA is tracking conditions across the state, responding to requests for assistance from…

DEA advising public to be aware of scam callers

DEA advising public to be aware of scam callers

OMAHA, Neb. – The DEA wants the public to be cautious of telephone calls from criminals posing as DEA or other law enforcement personnel threatening arrest and prosecution for supposed violations of federal drug laws or involvement in drug-trafficking activities. Callers typically identify themselves as DEA personnel and instruct their victims to pay the ‘fine’…

City of Gibbon asking residents to restrict water usage

City of Gibbon asking residents to restrict water usage

GIBBON, Neb. – The following is from the city of Gibbon: “Citizens and business owners the City of Gibbon needs all residents to restrict water usage.  The sewer system and waste water treatment plant are at maximum capacity.  All fresh water is currently fine. “

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KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Butler in NIT

KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Butler in NIT

The Nebraska men’s basketball team will make their second straight postseason appearance, as they were selected for the 2019 National Invitational Tournament (NIT) Sunday evening. The Huskers enter the postseason with an 18-16 record, and are the No. 4 seed and will take on No. 5 seed Butler (16-16), this Wednesday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.…

KGFW Sports – Storm Win 5th Straight

KGFW Sports – Storm Win 5th Straight

The Tri-City Storm have won five in row after wins over in state rivals Lincoln and Omaha this past weekend at the Viaero Center. They topped the Stars Friday 4-2, and Omaha 8-1 Saturday. Now with a 7-point lead in the league standings, the Storm are closing out a five game homestand tomorrow night with…

KGFW Sports – High School Update 3/18/19

KGFW Sports – High School Update 3/18/19

UNK Indoor Track & Field Invitational @ Cushing Boys Team Results: Friday – 1. Kearney 167, 2. North Platte 88, 3. Millard South 48, 4. Ogallala 27, 5. Northwest 26, 6. Gothenburg 19, 7. Minden 14 Saturday – 1. Hastings 97, 2. Holdrege 74, 3. Kearney Catholic 60, 4. Adams Central 56, 5. South Loup…

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Harvard report helps parents emphasize ethics, character during college applications

Harvard report helps parents emphasize ethics, character during college applications

teekid/iStock(NEW YORK) — After the curtain was pulled back on the allegations of bribery, cheating and deception that has plagued some of the country’s elite universities, a new study from a Harvard University-based group is urging parents and high schools to put ethics and character at the heart of the college application process. The Making…

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Haloti Ngata retires ‘on top’ after 13 seasons in NFL

Haloti Ngata retires ‘on top’ after 13 seasons in NFL

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After 13 seasons in the NFL, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata announced his retirement on Monday — and he did so on top of the world.The 35-year-old made the announcement after scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s highest free standing mountain.“Thank you Lord for letting me play the game I love for…

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Grandin pleased to see leg conformation issues in cattle being addressed

Temple Grandin spoke this week at the National Farmers convention in Des Moines. Noted livestock consultant Temple Grandin says she’s glad the cattle industry is starting to address foot and leg conformation issues. Grandin says she’s been warning the cattle industry about those issues for several years. “Back in the late 80’s the pig industry…

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