Author Archives: Andrew Mihm

Nebraska leaders weigh in on impeachment

Nebraska leaders weigh in on impeachment

WASHINGTON, DC (KGFW) – Nebraska leaders weigh in on news that the US House of Representatives has filed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump: 3rd District Congressman Adrian Smith “From the beginning of this impeachment inquiry, Speaker Pelosi has made it clear what the charges and verdict will be. If the Congress is…Read more »

Nebraska leaders weigh in on USMCA

Nebraska leaders weigh in on USMCA

WASHINGTON, DC (KGFW) – Nebraska leaders weigh in on news that a final USMCA deal has been secured. The deal must still be ratified by each country. US Sen. Deb Fischer via Facebook “Pleased to hear that President Donald J. Trump’s administration & House Democrats have reached a deal on #USMCA! This is a major step toward…Read more »

Sports Gram: Husker adds two JUCO recruits…

Sports Gram: Husker adds two JUCO recruits…

(KGFW) – Nebraska football has landed two more 2020 JUCO linebackers – Junior Aho from New Mexico Military Institute, originally from France and Jamoi Hodge from Independence Community College. The Huskers host the Iowa Hawkeyes in their Black Friday match up. Kickoff set for 1:30 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. Nebraska must win to become…Read more »

Nebraska man convicted of robbery but cleared of murder

Nebraska man convicted of robbery but cleared of murder

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) – A Nebraska man has been cleared of a murder charge, but found guilty of conspiring to commit robbery in Hastings. Daniel Harden was convicted Monday on the robbery charge, but a jury found him not guilty of murder and weapons charges. He was accused of shooting to death Jose Hansen on…Read more »

Nebraska payday lending ballot campaign gets $485,000 boost

Nebraska payday lending ballot campaign gets $485,000 boost

By GRANT SCHULTE Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A ballot campaign seeking to tighten the cap on how much interest payday lenders can charge in Nebraska has gotten a major boost from a national donor, increasing the odds that it will succeed in placing the issue on the 2020 ballot. Nebraskans for Responsible Lending…Read more »

Local debut scheduled for movie shot in North Platte

Local debut scheduled for movie shot in North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) – The local debut of a movie shot in North Platte is scheduled for Friday night. The film is titled “Frances Ferguson” and is described as a dark comedy about a substitute teacher. The character named Frances Ferguson is unhappy with her life. The movie story covers her short relationship with…Read more »

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The University of Nebraska is offering buyouts to around 400 tenured teachers nearing retirement age. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that teachers age 62 or older with at least a decade of service to the university system are eligible to receive lump payments equal to 80% of their yearly base salaries.…Read more »

Firefighters respond to Joseph’s College Cosmetology in Kearney

Firefighters respond to Joseph’s College Cosmetology in Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – Firefighters and Kearney Police responded to Joseph’s College Cosmetology in downtown Kearney Wednesday afternoon. A student told KGFW that smoke began coming out of a drop ceiling, making it difficult to breathe, and causing them to evacuate. They said no flames were visible at the time of the evacuation. According to…Read more »

Nebraska economic index improves slightly

Nebraska economic index improves slightly

CREIGHTON, Neb. (KGFW) – A business conditions index for nine Midwest and plains states including Nebraska has slumped for the second straight month. The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index fell to 49.1 in September from 49.3 in August – the fifth decline in six months. 48% of supply managers surveyed say the ongoing trade war…Read more »

Mid-west business confidence slumps

Mid-west business confidence slumps

OMAHA – A business index covering nine mid-west and plains states, including Nebraska has fallen for the fourth time in five months. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss overseas the survey and says the Mid-America Index “slumped” to 49.3 in August from July’s 52. That snaps 32 straight months above growth neutral. Any score above 50…Read more »