Author Archives: Ryan Boyd

Smith Presents Award to GROW Nebraska of Kearney

Smith Presents Award to GROW Nebraska of Kearney

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) visited Kearney on Monday to present GROW Nebraska with the 2018 Excellence in Economic Development award, including recognition before the U.S. House of Representatives. Smith said on Monday that he finds it important to recognize the economic success of Nebraskans. “It’s good news about what is happening in…Read more »

Kearney Public Schools Board raises tax levy

Kearney Public Schools Board raises tax levy

KEARNEY, Neb. – After much discussion during Monday night’s school board meeting, members of the board voted and approved to adopt the 2018-2019 budget that would also raise the property tax levy by one cent. The levy for 2017-2018 was 1.21 and has now increased to 1.22 for 2018-2019. This levy increase will help assist…Read more »

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse responds to Trump Tweet on Trade

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse responds to Trump Tweet on Trade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a tweet from President Donald Trump relating to recent trade discussions with Canada and Mexico, Senator Ben Sasse released a statement of his own in response. President Donald Trump’s tweet: “I smile at Senators and others talking about how good free trade is for the U.S. What they don’t say is…Read more »

Sasse Warns Against Firing Sessions

Sasse Warns Against Firing Sessions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Senator Ben Sasse spoke on the Senate floor Thursday afternoon regarding U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “I just would like to say in public what I’ve been saying to my colleagues and a message that I just communicated to the President of the United States. And that is that it…Read more »

Sasse Seeks Law Enforcement Answers in Tibbetts Case

Sasse Seeks Law Enforcement Answers in Tibbetts Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Senator Ben Sasse wrote to Ronald D. Vitiello on Thursday, Aug 23, seeking answers regarding the immigration status and criminal history of Cristhian Bahena Rivera who has been charged with the murder of Mollie Tibbetts. Vitiello is the acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Sasse stated “these…Read more »

CASA of Kearney recruiting volunteers for training

CASA of Kearney recruiting volunteers for training

KEARNEY, Neb. – Jessica Knoell from CASA recently joined KGFW’s Talk of the Town to discuss recruiting volunteers that would assist neglected or abused children that are in the court system. Knoell had discussed the mission of CASA and what it stands for. “CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates. We train volunteers to be…Read more »

CAPTURED: Buffalo County seeking assistance to locate wanted man

CAPTURED: Buffalo County seeking assistance to locate wanted man

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – Aug. 16 3:18 p.m. CDT A man released from the Buffalo County Jail Monday was apprehended the morning of August 16, without incident in Minden. According to the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office Roger Trew appeared voluntarily at the Kearney County Courthouse in Minden for a previously scheduled court appearance. Trew was…Read more »