Author Archives: Ryan Boyd

Congressman Adrian Smith gives opinion on gun control

Congressman Adrian Smith gives opinion on gun control

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – United States Congressman Adrian Smith was recently joined by other Nebraska leaders at the Kearney Regional Airport. Smith attended a reception at the ONe Box Pheasant Hunt in Broken Bow and was asked how he felt potentially being surrounded by guns. “Tonight’s a big event that may or may not involve…Read more »

Authorities release name of hunter shot by son

Authorities release name of hunter shot by son

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska authorities have released the name of a deer hunter who was fatally shot by his own rifle after handing it to his son. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as 58-year-old Stacy McArtor. The sheriff’s office says McArtor’s 37-year-old son, Joshua McArtor, told deputies that he and his…Read more »

UNK developments and students making a thriving campus

UNK developments and students making a thriving campus

KEARNEY, Neb. – Chancellor Doug Kristensen sat down with KGFW’s Talk of the Town to provide updates with the current happenings at UNK. As the Early Childhood Education Center continues to develop the public can see those results, but the Chancellor believes the real pride should be towards what’s inside the center. “Buildings are good,…Read more »

Two UNK freshmen charged with sexual assault

Two UNK freshmen charged with sexual assault

KEARNEY, Neb. – Two freshmen at the University of Nebraska at Kearney have been arrested on suspicion of felony first degree sexual assault. According to the Buffalo County Jail inmate log, 19-year-old Prestin Melroy and 18-year-old Zachary Reikofski were arrested on November 6. Both men appeared Wednesday in Buffalo County Court where bond was set…Read more »

Nebraska leaders platform together at Kearney Regional Airport

Nebraska leaders platform together at Kearney Regional Airport

KEARNEY, Neb. –  Senator Ben Sasse, Governor Pete Ricketts, Congressman Adrian Smith and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry hosted a rally for people to get out and vote on November 6. Senator Ben Sasse kicked the speeches off by introducing the group: “Because we have a business climate that starts in Lincoln with an assumption that government…Read more »

STEM building off to strong start at UNK

STEM building off to strong start at UNK

KEARNEY, Neb. – The future of science, technology, engineering and math education is beginning to take shape on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus. Following a groundbreaking in early May, construction crews have been working at the site of UNK’s new STEM building, a $30 million facility that will promote collaboration innovation across numerous…Read more »