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Athletic trainer gets jail for giving alcohol to minors

Athletic trainer gets jail for giving alcohol to minors

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) – A woman who worked as an athletic trainer has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for giving alcohol to Plattsmouth High School students. The Omaha World-Herald reports that 27-year-old Ashley Torske, of Bellevue, was sentenced last week in Cass County after she pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of contributing…

COVID-19 Update 5/26/20: Decline continues in CDHD area

COVID-19 Update 5/26/20: Decline continues in CDHD area

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KGFW) – The Central District Health Department area saw its third straight week of declining new COVID-19 cases. The District  reported 55 last week and 92 and 211 the two prior after hitting a high of 371 May 1. Two Rivers reported 23 cases last week. The state reported an increase of…

Family rescued near Kenesaw, flood warning continues

Family rescued near Kenesaw, flood warning continues

KENESAW, Neb. (KGFW) – A flood warning for rural parts of Adams, Buffalo, Hall and Kearney counties after up to 8 inches of rain fell in the region overnight Sunday into Monday. The National Weather Service reported roads in some low-lying areas were covered by floodwaters and impassable early Monday morning. A family and their…

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KGFW Sports – Kearney Legion Baseball Schedule Revealed

KGFW Sports – Kearney Legion Baseball Schedule Revealed

Kearney Legion baseball has revealed a schedule for the Runza Seniors and Post 52 Juniors. The schedules have been posted on their website. The Runza Seniors will open up their abbreviated season at home with a double-header against Grand Island June 18th. The Post 52 Juniors will open their season on the 18th as well,…

KGFW Sports – Expedition League Announces Roster Moves

KGFW Sports – Expedition League Announces Roster Moves

Several baseball teams with the Expedition League announced roster moves over the weekend. The Hastings Sodbusters announced the signing of two Huskers, Colby Gomes and Shay Schanaman, along with Cole Evans from Creighton and Casey Burnham from Kansas. The Fremont Moo signed Kearney native and Northwest Missouri State Bearcat Ryan Koski. The Expedition League is…

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Boy Scout plays taps nightly outside NJ veterans home where scores have died

Boy Scout plays taps nightly outside NJ veterans home where scores have died

Melissa Saldana(PARAMUS, N.J.) — BY: TOM BROOKSBANKA Boy Scout has been playing taps every night outside a New Jersey nursing home where more than 100 veterans have died amid the coronavirus crisis and concluded his daily tribute with a special Memorial Day ceremony.13-year-old Alex Saldana joined the Passaic Valley Elks Lodge Monday for a flag-planting…

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Indiana farmers struggle with saturated fields

Indiana farmers struggle with saturated fields

Heavy rains early last week saturated Indiana fields and limited fieldwork for most of the week.  USDA reporters say more than three inches of rain fell in some areas, leaving less than two and a half days suitable for fieldwork.  Forty percent of topsoil and 33% of subsoil have surplus moisture. Eighty percent of Indiana’s…

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Taking a closer look at ABC’s new ‘Genetic Detective’, CeCe Moore

Taking a closer look at ABC’s new ‘Genetic Detective’, CeCe Moore

ABC(NEW YORK) — Tonight on ABC, the true crime show The Genetic Detective debuts at 10 p.m. ET. In the program, investigative genealogist CeCe Moore uses her DNA research skills to bring criminals to justice.  “It really started for me just as a hobby,” Moore explains. “Actually, there was no such thing as a professional genetic genealogist….And so I just…