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City of Kearney continuing improvement projects

City of Kearney continuing improvement projects

KEARNEY, Neb. – City Manager Mike Morgan took a quick breath before preparing to move on from the Kearney Regional Airport’s ribbon cutting on Sep. 5. Street improvement projects continue to be a main priority for the city, the largest of those projects being along 56th Street and 17th Avenue, the cost estimated around $3,885,000.…

Rain blamed for most of Nebraska State Fair attendance drop

Rain blamed for most of Nebraska State Fair attendance drop

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) – Officials say attendance dropped more than 64,000 this year compared with last year’s Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. The final attendance figures show that nearly 315,000 attended this year. A total of 21,300 people bought tickets to the seven concerts this year. Last year the same number of concerts…

New Young Democrats Chapter to Launch in Central Nebraska

New Young Democrats Chapter to Launch in Central Nebraska

KEARNEY, Neb. – A Young Democrats chapter is being launched county-wide in Buffalo County for the first time ever. The chapter invites the public to their kickoff party being held Sunday, Sep. 30 at Harmon Park beginning at 5 p.m. The event includes free food, entertainment and a chance to socialize and get informed about…

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KGFW Sports – NU Holding Steady at No. 3

KGFW Sports – NU Holding Steady at No. 3

The Nebraska volleyball team is holding steady at number three in the latest AVCA Top 25-Poll. The Huskers opened Big Ten play over the weekend with four set wins over 17th-ranked Michigan and Michigan State. Winners of 11 in-a-row, the Huskers hit the road for the first time this season with matches at Northwestern and…

KGFW Sports – UNK Now No. 4

KGFW Sports – UNK Now No. 4

The UNK volleyball team has moved up two spots, to fourth in the latest AVCA Division II Top-25 Poll. The Lopers pushed their home court winning streak to 62 in-a-row with a 3-2 win over now 18th-ranked Central Oklahoma and a sweep of Pittsburg State this past weekend. The Lopers travel to Colorado tonight for…

KGFW Sports – Huskers Fall to 0-3

KGFW Sports – Huskers Fall to 0-3

It was no contest. Nationally ranked Michigan crushed the Nebraska football team 56-10 Saturday in Ann Arbor. Michigan finished with 491 yards of total offense, including 285 on the ground. Nebraska finished with 39 yards rushing and 93 yards passing. Husker head coach Scott Frost said he told his players in the locker room following…

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South Dakota’s harvest is picking up steam

Harvest is starting to pick up steam in South Dakota. As of Sunday, five percent of the state’s corn had been harvested and 67 percent had reached maturity, up 24 from the five-year average. The crop is rated 63 percent good to excellent. Soybean harvest reached 12 percent compared to three percent last year. Eighty-three…

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