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KPS Board member Tim Higgins resigns early

KPS Board member Tim Higgins resigns early

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – Come January, the six member Kearney Public Schools Board of Education could have four new members after one long-time member was elected to another position and two others decided not to seek reelection. Board member Tim Higgins was elected to the Buffalo County Board of Commissioners in May. Higgins will assume his…Read more »

Kearney man arrested in alleged abduction

Kearney man arrested in alleged abduction

LEXINGTON, Neb. (KGFW) – A Kearney man was arrested Tuesday morning following a multi-agency search for an abducted woman. The Nebraska State Patrol said in a new release Tuesday that, “the incident happened at approximately 5:00 a.m. when the Custer County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Callaway following reports that an adult female had been taken…Read more »

Update: State Fair concerts moved indoors

Update: State Fair concerts moved indoors

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KGFW) – Nebraska State Fair organizers have confirmed that both the Sugarland and Kelly Clarkson concerts have been moved indoors. The shows will take place at the Heartland Event Center on the Nebraska State Fairgrounds. The venue change was necessitated by weather. The following is an update from the Nebraska State Fair:…Read more »

KPS presents budget: Lowest state aid in 22 years

KPS presents budget: Lowest state aid in 22 years

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – The Kearney Public Schools Board of Education will present the preliminary fiscal year 2019 budget at this evenings regular meeting. The proposed budget includes another loss in state aid – a $1.2M decrease (15.23%). KPS has seen a two year decrease of $3.1M in state aid. This year, according to KPS,…Read more »

Friday Sports Gram

Friday Sports Gram

by Scotty-O NRG Media LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln police have arrested a 17 year old girl in connection to the theft at Husker coach Scott Frost’s house on July 29th. The girl had a pair of the shoes believed to be stolen. Police say some of the shoes stolen had been for sale online. L-P-D…Read more »

Kearney natives make Husker Football camp roster

Kearney natives make Husker Football camp roster

by Scotty-O NRG Media (KGFW) – Nebraska Football completed Fall Camp practice number five yesterday. Among the headlines is that coach Scott Frost released the 110 man fall camp roster. Two scholarship linebackers are not on the camp roster. They are Sedrick King and Quayshon Alexander. Included were Kearney natives and Quarterback Matt Masker and…Read more »

UNK announces 2018 Hall of Fame class

UNK announces 2018 Hall of Fame class

by Scotty-O NRG Media (KGFW) – UNK Athletics has announced it’s 2018 Hall of Fame Class. Three former student athletes will be inducted including former football player Matt Bruggeman, Track Athlete Lance Pheiffer, and Cross County/Track Athlete Puala Mayfield. They will be honored during homecoming ceremonies September 14th and 15th.Read more »

Huskers score new recruit and new digs

Huskers score new recruit and new digs

by Scotty-O NRG Media (KGFW) – Nebraska Football received another key verbal commitment for the 2019 recruiting class. Georgia defensive back Quinton Newsome has chosen the Huskers over Georgia and Auburn. The three-star Newsome is NU’s 16th commitment for 2019. Husker football unveiled their new Adidas uniforms for this season. The most noted change is…Read more »

Monday Sports Gram

Monday Sports Gram

by Scotty-O NRG Media Nebraska football completed the first weekend of fall camp. One of the highlights is the commitment of Three Star offensive tackle and Colorado native Michael Lynn. He is officially the 15th member of the Huskers 2019 recruiting class. NU will practice six days this week starting with this morning. The Huskers…Read more »

Flag removal at Kearney McDonald’s stirs speculation

Flag removal at Kearney McDonald’s stirs speculation

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – The McDonald’s stores in Kearney have stirred speculation following the removal of their flagpoles and American flags. Prompted by calls and comments on KGFW’s Talk of the Town (weekdays 9 to 11am), KGFW reached out to the chain owner for an explanation. The following is an official statement from the franchisee: August…Read more »