UPDATE: Court files reveal more details of Kearney Shooting

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – Three men involved in a Kearney shooting Monday night have been arrested and booked into the Buffalo County Jail. According to court documents, authorities allege that Hunter Frecks and Michael Becker entered the home of Joshua Rose, wearing masks, and demanding marijuana and money. One assailant was armed with a pistol…read more »

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Closure of Avenue B from Railroad Street to 21st Street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Kearney Police Department will be conducting their annual fall auction this Saturday, August 18. The City of Kearney released this report: “The City of Kearney announces that Avenue B from Railroad Street to 21st Street will be closed on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The purpose…read more »

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Re-Opening: 11th Street From 7th Ave to 14th Ave

KEARNEY, Neb – The City of Kearney released information regarding their re-opening of 11th Street from 7th Avenue to 14th Avenue: “The City of Kearney and Diamond Construction would like to announce that 11th Street between 7th Avenue and 14th Avenue is scheduled to open late afternoon on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Traffic will be…read more »


Nebraska’s longest-serving death row inmate executed Tuesday

LINCOLN, Neb.(AP) – Nebraska has carried out its first execution since 1997 with the lethal injection of Carey Dean Moore, who fatally shot two cab drivers almost four decades ago. Moore was executed Tuesday with a combination of four drugs that had never been used before in an execution in the United States, including the…read more »

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The Last LRS: Leaving a Legacy Behind

YUTAN, Neb. – *This article was written by Staff Sergeant Herschel Talley of the Nebraska National Guard. Soldiers of Company E, 134th Infantry (Long Range Surveillance) cased their colors during an Aug. 12 inactivation ceremony held at the Titan Readiness Center in Yutan, Nebraska. The unit, which was first activated in 1985 as part of…read more »


Work to Begin on US-30, Shelton to Wood River

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Weather permitting, work is to begin August 14 on US-30 from Shelton to Wood River, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Work will include concrete pavement repair, asphalt milling and overlay, and minor culvert work.  Concrete work and culvert work will be completed this fall.  Asphalt milling and overlay work could start in late…read more »

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