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Kearney Street Closure: 16th Street

Kearney Street Closure: 16th Street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that 16th Street from 11th Avenue to 12th Avenue will be closed to thru traffic beginning Monday, December 16, at 8:00 a.m. for the installation of sanitary sewer. The street is expected to be re-opened Monday,…

Authorities release name of Colfax County crash victim

Authorities release name of Colfax County crash victim

RICHLAND, Neb. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a driver who died when his pickup truck rammed into an oncoming semitrailer on U.S. Highway 30 in eastern Nebraska’s Colfax County. The crash was reported about 7:30 a.m. Thursday, about a mile northeast of Richland. Authorities say the westbound pickup swerved into the eastbound…

Police: Man reported missing in February was homicide victim

Police: Man reported missing in February was homicide victim

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Police say a man reported missing in February in Omaha was a homicide victim. Police in Council Bluffs, Iowa, took a missing person report on 37-year-old Joseph Hellman, on Feb. 21. He was last seen in Omaha and the report was referred to Omaha police. Omaha police told the Omaha World-Herald…

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KGFW Sports – Lopers Advance, Huskers Face Hawaii and More

KGFW Sports – Lopers Advance, Huskers Face Hawaii and More

The 2nd ranked UNK volleyball team downed Gannon University in four (19-25, -22, -17, -15) in a national quarterfinal match Thursday night in Denver, Colorado. Now 37-0 on the season, the second-seeded Lopers will face third-seed and 19th-ranked Rockhurst in the Final Four Friday at 6:00 Central. The Lopers topped Rockhurst in four sets earlier…

KGFW Sports – Lopers at Elite Eight, Gable Signs With the Pats

KGFW Sports – Lopers at Elite Eight, Gable Signs With the Pats

The 2nd-ranked UNK volleyball team is in Denver Colorado today for the start of the NCAA Division II Elite Eight Tournament. The Lopers are the tourney’s second seed and will face Gannon (Pa.) University this afternoon at 3:30 p.m. (Central) in a national quarterfinal match. The Lopers (36-0) have never faced the Golden Knights (30-6)…

KGFW Sports – 4 Huskers and 3 Lopers Earn AA Honors

KGFW Sports – 4 Huskers and 3 Lopers Earn AA Honors

Four members of the Nebraska volleyball team were named to the AVCA All-North Region Team on Tuesday. Lauren Stivrins, Lexi Sun, Nicklin Hames and Madi Kubik were all voted to the all-region team, and Kubik was named the North Region Freshman of the Year, adding to the Big Ten Freshman of the Year award she…

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Sandy Hook shooting: Victims of gun violence commemorate 7th anniversary of massacre

Sandy Hook shooting: Victims of gun violence commemorate 7th anniversary of massacre

Twitter/@fred_guttenberg(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — Families of the victims of Sandy Hook commemorated the mass shooting’s seventh anniversary on Saturday with a stark reminder to the public: “[It] could happen to a kid you love.”Twenty-six people, including 20 children, were killed on Dec. 14, 2012, when a gunman entered the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut,…

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Longtime NBA Commissioner David Stern suffers brain hemorrhage

Longtime NBA Commissioner David Stern suffers brain hemorrhage

Tar_Heel_Rob/iStock(NEW YORK) — Longtime NBA Commissioner David Stern suffered a brain hemorrhage on Thursday afternoon and remains in the hospital.The NBA released a statement confirming the news late Thursday.”NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage earlier today for which he underwent emergency surgery. Our thoughts and prayers are with David and his…

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Wheat groups encouraged by China trade announcement

Wheat groups encouraged by China trade announcement

U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers say they’re encouraged by news of a trade agreement with China. Steven Mercer with U.S. Wheat says, “We don’t have a lot of details about what’s in it yet but we’re anxious to see what those are.” Mercer tells Brownfield China had been increasing the…

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