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Districts taking 1st step toward repairing hike-bike bridge

Districts taking 1st step toward repairing hike-bike bridge

SOUTH BEND, Neb. (AP) – Work is expected to begin this winter on a pedestrian-bicycle bridge over the Platte River southwest of Omaha that was battered during the flooding earlier this year. The Lied Platte River Bridge near South Bend has been closed since March. Trees flattened a few hundred feet of bridge railing and…

Nebraska couple gets probation for malnourished baby’s death

Nebraska couple gets probation for malnourished baby’s death

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) – An eastern Nebraska couple has been sentenced to five years of probation for the death of one of their malnourished infant twin daughters. Cass County District Court records show 24-year-old David Krutina Jr. and 21-year-old Kassandra Krutina also were sentenced Monday to perform 80 hours of community service. They live in…

Man sought for 3 crash deaths in Nebraska held in California

Man sought for 3 crash deaths in Nebraska held in California

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) – A California man accused of causing a crash that killed three people in south-central Nebraska has been taken into custody. Jail records in California’s Madera County say 34-year-old Kenneth Kratt remained in custody Tuesday after his arrest Friday. He’ll be returned to Kearney, Nebraska, to face three counts of felony manslaughter.…

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KGFW Sports – High School Volleyball Update 10/22/19

KGFW Sports – High School Volleyball Update 10/22/19

— Volleyball Kearney @ Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament; Monday – #6 Norfolk def. # 11 Lincoln Northeast, 25-17, 25-15, 25-11 (3-0) – #7 Fremont def. #10 Grand Island, 25-13, 22-25, 25-14, 25-15 (3-1) – #8 Lincoln High def. #9 Lincoln North Star, 25-23, 25-13, 25-22 (3-0) Tuesday @ Lincoln Pius – #4 Kearney vs. #5…

KGFW Sports – Hastings College Adding 2 Sports

KGFW Sports – Hastings College Adding 2 Sports

Hastings College will offer men’s volleyball and women’s wrestling as varsity intercollegiate sports beginning in the 2020-21 academic year. Women’s wrestling traditionally competes in the winter season, while men’s volleyball competes during the winter and early spring. Hastings College is conducting national searches to find head coaches for both programs.

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Police find body in dumpster believed to be missing Alabama 3-year-old

Police find body in dumpster believed to be missing Alabama 3-year-old

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Authorities believe they have recovered the body of a missing Alabama toddler who was kidnapped while attending a birthday party earlier this month.Police said they recovered what appeared to be the body of 3-year-old Kamille McKinney in a Birmingham dumpster not far from where she disappeared nine days ago,…

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Scoreboard roundup — 10/22/19

Scoreboard roundup — 10/22/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFSWashington 5, Houston 4NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONToronto 130, New Orleans 122 — OTLA Clippers 112, LA Lakers 102NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston 4, Toronto 2Florida 4, Pittsburgh 2Arizona 3, NY Rangers 2 — OTBuffalo 4, San Jose 3 — OTVancouver 5, Detroit 2Minnesota 3, Edmonton…

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Economist says 2019 organic production is down

Economist says 2019 organic production is down

An economist expects organic crop production to be lower this year. Ryan Koory with Mercaris says, “We’re looking at fewer organic corn acres to be harvested this year. Much beyond that, we’re looking at fewer soybean acres and we’re looking at lower yields, so that means we’re going to be looking at a tighter U.S.…

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Kylie Jenner attempting to trademark “rise and shine”

Kylie Jenner attempting to trademark “rise and shine”

David Livingston/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Following the viral success of her three-second song “Rise and Shine,” Kylie Jenner is seeing dollar bills.  The 22-year-old beauty mogul is officially trying to trademark the phrase. Entertainment Tonight reports that Jenner filed papers last week to trademark that phrase and a stylized version “Riiise and Shiiinnee,” for both beauty and clothing products. According to legal docs,…