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Hall County working with a tight budget

Hall County working with a tight budget

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – (KGFW) Jane Richardson representing the Hall County Board of Supervisors spoke on the county budget during the Grand Island State of the City address. Richardson broke down revenues and expenses and touched on the budget needs. First, Richardson explained where percentages of revenue comes from. “Hall County’s revenues are primarily financed…

Analyzing local governments and spending habits

Analyzing local governments and spending habits

OMAHA, Neb. – (KGFW) Platte Institute Policy Director Sarah Curry created an in-depth report involving local governments and spending habits. Curry simply stated that Nebraskans wouldn’t be taxed if governments weren’t spending money so she looked at where troubles could be arising. “What we found out is that in the city of York, they essentially…

OP-ED: Governor Pete Ricketts, “Let’s Keep Nebraska Pro-Life”

OP-ED: Governor Pete Ricketts, “Let’s Keep Nebraska Pro-Life”

LINCOLN, Neb. – “It’s well-known that Nebraska is a pro-life state.  Over the years, Senators, Governors, and pro-life advocates have worked to make Nebraska a national leader in public policy protecting the dignity of human life.  Less than a year ago, the Legislature stood with Nebraskans and voted for a pro-life budget.  This was a…

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KGFW Sports – Storm Players Honored Again

KGFW Sports – Storm Players Honored Again

Two members of the league leading Tri-City Storm earned USHL Player of the Week honors. Defenseman Ronnie Attard was named Defenseman of the Week for the second straight week and fourth time overall, and forward Brendan Furry earned his second weekly honor of the season. The picked up three wins on the road this weekend,…

KGFW Sports – High School Update 2/18/19

KGFW Sports – High School Update 2/18/19

State Wrestling Tournament @ CHI Health Center Arena in Omaha Class A – 1 Millard South 166.5, T2 Columbus and Omaha Burke 157.5, 4 Lincoln East 157.0, 5 Kearney 143.0, 7 Grand Island 83.0 Kearney High Individual Champions Phillip Moomey – 132 Nick James – 145 Class B – 1 Northwest 96.0, 2 Omaha Skutt…

KGFW Sports – NU Women Fall To Terps, Baseball Open 2019 Season

KGFW Sports – NU Women Fall To Terps, Baseball Open 2019 Season

The Nebraska women’s basketball team lost at 7th-ranked Maryland last night, 89-63. The Huskers host 24th-ranked Michigan State Sunday afternoon at 3:00. The Husker men host Northwestern Saturday night. Tipoff at Pinnacle Bank Arena is set at 7:30. The Nebraska baseball team opens their season Friday, with game one of a four-game series at UC…

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Scoreboard roundup — 2/18/19

Scoreboard roundup — 2/18/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUECalgary 5, Arizona 2Tampa Bay 5, Columbus 1Chicago 8, Ottawa 7Colorado 3, Vegas 0OT Boston 6, San Jose 5Washington 3, L.A. Kings 2TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(3) Virginia 64, (20) Virginia Tech 58(22) Wisconsin 64, Illinois 58(23) Kansas St. 65, West Virginia 51Copyright © 2019,…

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Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association celebrates 40th anniversary

The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Lauren Ketcham, communications coordinator with OEFFA, says the organization has covered a lot of ground over the past four decades. “We really were part of the movement to create an organic label and a federal organic program,” she says. “We started with just…

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Iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images(PARIS) — Karl Lagerfeld has died. Considered by many to be the most prolific designer of the 20th and 21st centuries — at the same time a self-described “caricature” and the groundbreaking creative force behind luxury fashion labels Chanel and Fendi for decades — would have been…