Governor Ricketts, State Leaders Debut Talent Recruitment Website

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “During the Governor’s Summit on Economic Development, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website ( to recruit talent to Nebraska.  Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Dave Rippe and Nebraska Department of Labor (DOL) Commissioner John Albin joined the Governor to debut the…read more »

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Highway Work Project: US 30 from 15th Avenue to 7th Avenue

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Department of Transportation: “The Nebraska Department of Transportation will have upcoming traffic lane shifts occurring in the work zone area on US Highway 30 from west of 15th Avenue to 7th Avenue. On Thursday, July 18, 2019, motorists should expect head-to-head traffic in the east bound…read more »

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Arrest Made in Assault on Jogger

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Police Department: “At approximately 11:00 p.m., on Friday, July 12, officers of the Kearney Police Department were dispatched to the 2700 block of 8th Avenue in Kearney in response to an assault that had occurred at that location. It was determined that a 31-year-old Kearney woman…read more »


Emergency officials urge flood victims to document damage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – State emergency officials are urging south-central Nebraska residents and local governments to document any damage they experienced from flooding earlier this month. Officials with the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency say they’re still collecting damage reports from local emergency management offices. They recommend documenting damage by photograph or video, if possible. They…read more »


Board completes process of removing country treasurer

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) – The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has completed the process of removing the country treasurer for committing what the board called “misconduct in office.” The board voted 5-0 on Monday to declare that Lori Koertner had neglected her legal duties. The action was legally required to complete its May 13…read more »


Mayor accused of assault, threatening officer’s job

BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) – The mayor of Broken Bow is accused of threatening the job of a police officer investigating a fight outside a bar for which the mayor has been charged. Custer County Court records say Jon Berghorst is charged with two misdemeanors: assault and oppression under the color of office. He’s hasn’t…read more »

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