Category Archives: KGFW News

Update on State Response to Historically Catastrophic Weather Events

Update on State Response to Historically Catastrophic Weather Events

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency: “With devastating flooding in several regions of the state, Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), partner agencies, emergency officials, and volunteers remain hard at work assisting with historically catastrophic conditions statewide. NEMA is tracking conditions across the state, responding to requests for assistance from…Read more »

DEA advising public to be aware of scam callers

DEA advising public to be aware of scam callers

OMAHA, Neb. – The DEA wants the public to be cautious of telephone calls from criminals posing as DEA or other law enforcement personnel threatening arrest and prosecution for supposed violations of federal drug laws or involvement in drug-trafficking activities. Callers typically identify themselves as DEA personnel and instruct their victims to pay the ‘fine’…Read more »

Buffalo County Flooding Preparedness and Safety

Buffalo County Flooding Preparedness and Safety

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is information from Buffalo County Emergency Manager Darrin Lewis in regards to recent floodings: “Due to the recent weather events throughout the State of Nebraska, including Buffalo County, devastating flooding has occurred. Many of the rural roads have become covered with flood waters and are impassable. Roads have been washed…Read more »

KPD officers searching for YRTC escapees suspected of stealing a vehicle

KPD officers searching for YRTC escapees suspected of stealing a vehicle

KEARNEY, Neb. – Officers of the Kearney Police Department are responding to a report of three male juveniles that ran from the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center. They were last seen wearing green sweatshirts and blue jeans heading eastbound from 39th Street and Countryclub Lane. It is suspected the juveniles are possibly driving a stolen…Read more »

Sasse Statement on Resolution Vote

Sasse Statement on Resolution Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is from the office of U.S. Senator Ben Sasse: “U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement regarding his vote against Speaker Pelosi’s politically motivated resolution, and urging the Senate to work to restore Congress’ powers through Senator Mike Lee’s ARTICLE ONE Act. “We have an obvious crisis at the…Read more »

UNK hosting forums for athletic director finalist Ron Prettyman

UNK hosting forums for athletic director finalist Ron Prettyman

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the UNK Communications department: “Ron Prettyman, one of four finalists for the University of Nebraska at Kearney athletic director position, will be on campus Thursday (March 14) to meet with the public and members of the UNK community. A campus and media forum is scheduled for 3-4 p.m.…Read more »

Nebraska Farm Bureau President supporting year-round sale of E-15 proposal

Nebraska Farm Bureau President supporting year-round sale of E-15 proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following statement is from Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson: “Nebraska Farm Bureau is pleased that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule moving forward in fulfilling the administration’s promise to support year-round E15 ethanol sales. Ethanol has become a vital component of Nebraska’s economy that is dependent on a thriving…Read more »