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Department of Revenue releases general fund receipts for December 2018

Department of Revenue releases general fund receipts for December 2018

LINCOLN, Neb. — December Gross Receipts: Tax Commissioner Tony Fulton reports that gross General Fund receipts for December were $493 million, which is 2.3% below the certified forecast of $505 million. • Gross Sales and Use: 1.5% below forecast • Gross Individual Income: 8.8% below forecast • Gross Corporate Income: 23.8% above forecast • Gross…Read more »

Hy-Vee joining the party to combat the opioid epidemic

Hy-Vee joining the party to combat the opioid epidemic

DES MOINES, Iowa – In 2018, many law enforcement agencies throughout the United States were combating the opioid epidemic and trying to find solutions. At the beginning of 2019, Hy-Vee pharmacies throughout the Midwest are looking to do the same. The policy that Hy-Vee pharmacies have in place will no longer allow for a subsequent…Read more »

Senator John Lowe preparing for 2019 Legislative Session

Senator John Lowe preparing for 2019 Legislative Session

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Speaking with Senator John Lowe before he makes his return to Lincoln for the legislative session, a wide array of topics were brought up, first was simply what bills may be introduced or will be given a closer look. “I’ve got one that will make universities and colleges in Nebraska military…Read more »

Nebraska State Patrol I-80 chase ends near Wood River exit

Nebraska State Patrol I-80 chase ends near Wood River exit

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Troopers and dispatchers with the Nebraska State Patrol have successfully resolved an incident on Interstate 80 near Wood River. The Nebraska State Patrol reports that the incident began when a trooper was notified of a vehicle that had been swerving traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 near Kearney. After the vehicle was…Read more »

UNK Chancellor Doug Kristensen looking ahead to 2019

UNK Chancellor Doug Kristensen looking ahead to 2019

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – As the college of UNK prepares for students to make their return, Chancellor Doug Kristensen noted what things will be different in the spring semester versus what students already experienced in the fall. “The spring semester provides many different things that we don’t do in the fall. The rhythm for the…Read more »

Senator John Lowe attends public forum in Kearney

Senator John Lowe attends public forum in Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – The Buffalo County Young Democrats hosted a forum Dec. 19 on the UNK campus at the Frank House and extended an invitation to Senator John Lowe to share his agenda for the upcoming legislative session and answer concerns from the public. Senator Lowe addressed rising concerns on the state budget that…Read more »

Kearney City Council looks ahead to 2019 projects

Kearney City Council looks ahead to 2019 projects

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Kearney City Council member Tami James Moore and City Manager Mike Morgan joined KGFW’s Talk of the Town to share the projects that they look forward to in the next year. Moore highlighted a new splash pad addition to Pioneer Park that serves more in the area than just being a…Read more »

Kearney Goodfellows Toy Drive ending Dec. 21

Kearney Goodfellows Toy Drive ending Dec. 21

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Scott Anderson spoke on behalf of the Kearney Goodfellows and gave a history lesson on how the Goodfellows have shown their generosity in the area. “The Goodfellows is an all volunteer organization that’s been around since the 1940s. Originally there was a group of men downtown that during the Christmas season…Read more »