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The Latest: Getting aid to flood victims is priority

The Latest: Getting aid to flood victims is priority

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) – The Latest on a U.S. Senate hearing being held in Iowa in the wake of massive flooding in the region (all times local): 12:02 p.m. Getting disaster aid approved and making sure it gets to the people affected by this spring’s flooding is a priority for area senators. The bureaucratic rules…

Nebraska lawmakers unveil tentative property tax package

Nebraska lawmakers unveil tentative property tax package

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska lawmakers have unveiled a new plan to reduce property taxes by boosting state aid for K-12 schools, raising the state sales tax and eliminating tax exemptions. Members of the Revenue Committee announced the proposal Wednesday but say it’s still subject to change. The measure would increase state equalization aid to…

Nebraska correctional officers union reaches new contact

Nebraska correctional officers union reaches new contact

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska correctional workers will get pay increases based on their years of service and other factors under a new contract agreement with Gov. Pete Ricketts’ administration. The contract announced Wednesday will provide 2.5 percent merit raises to new corrections officers once they hit certain milestones in their careers, including 1, 3,…

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KGFW Sports – High School Update 4/18/19

KGFW Sports – High School Update 4/18/19

Kearney High Girls Soccer Lost @ Norfolk 2-1 Kearney Baseball @ Creighton Prep (Double Header) – 2:00 (ON KGFW) Kearney Catholic Soccer vs. Columbus Lakeview – 5:00 @ Ted Baldwin Field Kearney High Boys Golf @ Columbus Invitational – 9:00 @ Elks CC Kearney Catholic Boys Golf @ Gibbon Invite – 1:00 Kearney High Track…

KGFW Sports  – High School Update 4/17/19

KGFW Sports – High School Update 4/17/19

Kearney Baseball Lost @ Papillion-LaVista – 15-10 Kearney High Soccer Kearney Boys 3, Grand Island 0 Kearney Girls 5, Grand Island 0 Today – Kearney High Girls @ Norfolk – 5::00 Kearney Catholic Soccer Lexington 10, Kearney Catholic Boys 0 Lexington 2, Kearney Catholic Girls 1 Kearney High School is be hosting a Collegiate Signing…

KGFW Sports – Huskers Blanked by K-State

KGFW Sports – Huskers Blanked by K-State

The Nebraska baseball team’s three-game winning streak was snapped last night in a 5-0 loss to Kansas State at Hawks Field. The Huskers were held to five hits and left 10 runners on base. It’s their second consecutive home loss after starting 8-0 at Haymarket Park. This was the first of five games in six…

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California murder probe prompts Amber Alert for 15-year-old girl

California murder probe prompts Amber Alert for 15-year-old girl

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department(LOS ANGELES) — An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for a California teenager after investigators learned she was last seen with her mother and a man who are suspects in a murder and considered “armed and dangerous.” Alora Benitez, 15, was last seen around 9 a.m. on Wednesday in Torrance, California,…

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Two-and-a-half-year-old golf prodigy takes after his hero Tiger Woods

Two-and-a-half-year-old golf prodigy takes after his hero Tiger Woods

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two-and-a-half-year-old Dax Whittaker takes after his favorite professional golfer and recent Masters champion, Tiger Woods, who also started the sport at a young age. The tiny tot has a natural swing that has been viewed on social media thousands of times.His parents Brooke and Dane brought the pint sized prodigy from…

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Lobbyist says farmers wonder if lawmakers are listening

Farmers and ag groups want to make sure their elected officials understand rural issues. Shawn Pfaff Agricultural lobbyist Shawn Pfaff tells Brownfield representation in the State Capitol has become more urban and less rural, and farmers need to help educate lawmakers about their issues including the rural economy. “We need to show optimism. We also…

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