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Arrest Made in Assault on Jogger

Arrest Made in Assault on Jogger

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Police Department: “At approximately 11:00 p.m., on Friday, July 12, officers of the Kearney Police Department were dispatched to the 2700 block of 8th Avenue in Kearney in response to an assault that had occurred at that location. It was determined that a 31-year-old Kearney woman…

Emergency officials urge flood victims to document damage

Emergency officials urge flood victims to document damage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – State emergency officials are urging south-central Nebraska residents and local governments to document any damage they experienced from flooding earlier this month. Officials with the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency say they’re still collecting damage reports from local emergency management offices. They recommend documenting damage by photograph or video, if possible. They…

Board completes process of removing country treasurer

Board completes process of removing country treasurer

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) – The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has completed the process of removing the country treasurer for committing what the board called “misconduct in office.” The board voted 5-0 on Monday to declare that Lori Koertner had neglected her legal duties. The action was legally required to complete its May 13…

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KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 7/15/19

KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 7/15/19

Runza Seniors (30-8) 3-1 Kearney/Hastings Invite @ Memorial Field Friday lost to Gretna – 3-2 Saturday def. Omaha Gross – 7-6 def. Millard Sox – 11-3 Sunday def. Beatrice – 12-4 Up Next @ Area 7 Tournament in North Platte Friday #2 Kearney vs. #3 Scottsbluff – 5:00 — Post 52 Juniors (24-17) 3-1 @…

KGFW Sports – Maher Helping Flood Relief Effort

KGFW Sports – Maher Helping Flood Relief Effort

Dallas Cowboys standout and former Kearney High and Husker Kicker Brett Maher is returning to Kearney to show his support for the community that supported him. Brett is passionate about using the platform that he has been blessed with to give back to those affected by this recent natural disaster. On Wednesday, July 17th Brett…

KGFW Sports – Wegner Named Interim KHS Softball Coach

KGFW Sports – Wegner Named Interim KHS Softball Coach

Barbara Wegner has been Selected as Interim Head Softball Coach for the Kearney High Bearcats for the 2019 Season. Coach Wegner was the head coach at Grand Island Senior High for 6 years and led the Islanders to their first State Tournament appearance in the history of the program. Wegner, who will be entering her…

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Air Force warns against storming Area 51 as Facebook event reaches 1.5 million attendees

Air Force warns against storming Area 51 as Facebook event reaches 1.5 million attendees

Sgt. Connor Mendez/U.S. Army (LINCOLN COUNTY, Nev.) — The Air Force is warning people against storming Area 51 in Nevada, after a Facebook event page, organizing a meet up at the “Alien Center tourist attraction,” went viral.Conspiracy theorists believe that the U.S. government has kept UFOs and extraterrestrial life at the location, which is actually…

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Wetter, stormier weather returns to the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, a wetter pattern is becoming established, following a brief period of dry weather that allowed some corn and soybean planting to take place in drier and better-drained areas. Currently, showers and thunderstorms stretch from the Dakotas to Ohio. In addition, much cooler air is overspreading the northern Corn Belt. On the…

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