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Gov. Ricketts Announces Directed Health Measure for Remaining Counties

Gov. Ricketts Announces Directed Health Measure for Remaining Counties

Read the Directed Health Measure by clicking here. LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the State’s ninth COVID-19 related Directed Health Measure (DHM), which adds the remaining counties not already under one.  The DHM will be in effect beginning today at 10:00pm and will last until May 11th unless renewed. “Now that we have seen community spread…

Two Rivers Public Health Department’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 15

Two Rivers Public Health Department’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 15

HOLDREGE, Neb. – Two Rivers Public Health Department is reporting four additional cases of COVID-19 in Buffalo County.  Three cases are females (one in her 20s, and two in their 40s). The fourth is a male in his 60s.  All are isolating at home.  The health department will begin daily press releases starting Saturday April 4th…

Local Company Donates $10,000 to Kearney Area Employee Emergency Relief Fund

Local Company Donates $10,000 to Kearney Area Employee Emergency Relief Fund

KEARNEY, Neb. – USA Communications, a local Kearney internet company, announced their commitment to the well-being of the people in the Kearney area by donating $10,000 to the Kearney Area Employee Emergency Relief Fund. The Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Kearney Area Community Foundation, has set up a Kearney Area Employee…

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KGFW Sports – NSAA Cancels Spring Seasons

KGFW Sports – NSAA Cancels Spring Seasons

The High School spring sports seasons are now officially cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. NSAA Executive Director Jay Bellar announced that decision Thursday morning. According to a release, all remaining NSAA activity practices and competitions, including district and state competitions, have been cancelled for this school year. These cancelations are part of a new…

KGFW Sports – Cam Mack is Leaving NU

KGFW Sports – Cam Mack is Leaving NU

Nebraska point guard Cam Mack has announced he is transferring. Mack, who finished 13th in the Nation in assists per game, had also struggled with multiple off court disciplinary situations last season. Mack, who has also entered his name into the NBA draft pool in March,  will now look for his sixth school in the…

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Coronavirus live updates: US has largest number of deaths in 24-hour span

Coronavirus live updates: US has largest number of deaths in 24-hour span

iStock(NEW YORK) — The death toll amid the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to skyrocket as more than 8,500 people in the United States have died from COVID-19 as of Sunday morning, a day after the U.S. recorded its largest number of deaths in a 24-hour span.There are now more than 312,000 diagnosed cases in the…

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Tom Brady donates 10 million meals through Wheels Up partnership amid COVID-19

Tom Brady donates 10 million meals through Wheels Up partnership amid COVID-19

Al Powers / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Tom Brady is one of the many athletes giving back during the novel coronavirus pandemic.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback announced he is donating 10 million meals to Feeding America on Thursday to help those in need during this time.The donation was made through Brady’s partnership with private aviation…

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Ten employees at JBS beef plant in Grand Island test positive for COVID-19

Ten employees at JBS beef plant in Grand Island test positive for COVID-19

Ten workers at the JBS beef packing plant in Grand Island, Nebraska have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. At a briefing on Friday, plant manager Zack Ireland indicated the plant will continue operating as close to normal as possible. “The federal government has said that food production is critical infrastructure and we should maintain…

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Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ postponed until the fall due to COVID-19

Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ postponed until the fall due to COVID-19

Universal Pictures (LOS ANGELES) — Jordan Peele’s remake of the 1992 horror classic Candyman has joined the long list of films whose releases are being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic shuttering theaters. Variety reports the release was pushed back from June 12th to September 25th.  Directed by Nia DaCosta, the film stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett from Misfits. The new film has…