Author Archives: Kyle LaBoria

56th St road closure notice

56th St road closure notice

Kearney, Neb (KGFW) – The City of Kearney has a date to begin construction on 56th St between 15th and 19th Ave. The City of Kearney and GD Construction announce that due to unforeseen circumstances, the road work taking place on 56th Street between 15th Avenue and 19th Avenue has been delayed until Thursday, April…Read more »

Celebrate Earth Day with a community clean up!

Celebrate Earth Day with a community clean up!

 Grand Island, Neb.—The City of Grand Island Streets Division and Grand Island Area Clean Community System have partnered together for a community clean-up opportunity in recognition of Earth Day on Sunday, April 22. Clean up teams also may opt for a longer term clean-up commitment of Adopting-A-Road.    Volunteers serve an important role in keeping…Read more »

Kearney road closure for Police auction

Kearney road closure for Police auction

Kearney, Neb (KGFW) – The City of Kearney announced it would be closing a road due to an upcoming auction held by the police department. The City of Kearney announces that Avenue B from Railroad Street to 21st Street will be closed on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The purpose of…Read more »

CoK: Community Olympics deadline is approaching

CoK: Community Olympics deadline is approaching

Kearney, Neb (KGFW) – Just a few months away is one of the most anticipated events of the summer for the City of Kearney. The Community Olympic Games is back for its 23rd year and the City just opened up registration. You can get all the info from their press release below: Team registration is…Read more »

Man faces execution after 30 years of waiting

Man faces execution after 30 years of waiting

Lincoln, Neb (KGFW) – On March 3rd the Attorney generals office in Nebraska filed a motion with the Nebraska Supreme Court requesting the Court to issue an execution warrant for Carey Dean Moore to enforce Moore’s final death sentence. Carey Dean Moore was convicted of murder in the deaths of two cab drivers, Reuel Van Ness and Maynard…Read more »

Kearney Whitewater trail gets grant funding

Kearney Whitewater trail gets grant funding

KEarney, Neb (KGFW) – Exciting news for fans of the Kearney Whitewater trail. The City of Kearney announced on April 3rd that they had received just under $18,000 in grant funding from the Central Resources District to develop engineered plans and and city permitting for water trail enhancements near south 2nd ave. The funds will…Read more »

KHS finds new principal

KHS finds new principal

Kearney, Neb (KGFW) – The search didn’t last long for a new KHS principal. In a press release put on on April 2nd, Kearney Public Schools announced the new principal for the 2018-2019 school year and beyond. Dr. Christopher Loofe comes from Millard West High School where he spent time as Assistant Principal and AD.…Read more »

Loud party leads to short police pursuit

Loud party leads to short police pursuit

Kearney, Neb (KGFW) – Kearney police were called to a resident in the 1800 block of Ave A over the Easter weekend on a report of a loud party. When officers arrived they gave a warning to the partiers and advised of what could happen if further complaints were issued. According to KPD Captain Mike…Read more »

Hit and Run still being investigated

Hit and Run still being investigated

Kearney, Neb (KGFW) – According to a Kearney Police Department press release they are looking for any information on a Hit and Run that occurred on March 22nd: Last Thursday, March 22nd, a 32 year old female was riding her bicycle with her husband in the area of Avenue B, between 25th Street and 26th…Read more »

Will property tax relief be left behind?

Will property tax relief be left behind?

Kearney, Neb (KGFW) – Ask many Nebraskans and the number one thing they hoped for going into this current session of the legislature was property tax relief. It is no secret that property taxes are getting out of hand in the state and residents turned to the legislature to get it done. A handful of…Read more »