Author Archives: Ryan Boyd

Addressing LB 974 and its impact on Kearney schools and citizens

Addressing LB 974 and its impact on Kearney schools and citizens

LINCOLN, Neb. – (KGFW) With concerns over the impacts that LB 974 might have on the Kearney community and public schools system, Senator John Lowe took to the floor during the legislative session Wednesday to address these questions. “In spending in Nebraska is what we have a problem with. Not our taxes, we know how…Read more »

Eaton Fire Brigade extinguishes early Friday morning fire

Eaton Fire Brigade extinguishes early Friday morning fire

KEARNEY, Neb. – An automatic fire alarm at Eaton Manufacturing at 5:21 this morning was set off and prompted response from the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department. Upon arrival the firefighters discovered the Eaton Fire Brigade extinguished the main fire and evacuated employees. KVFD helped put out rekindling areas. No injuries were reported and damage was limited…Read more »

Kearney Mayor Stan Clouse weighs in on DHHS addressing YRTC Facility

Kearney Mayor Stan Clouse weighs in on DHHS addressing YRTC Facility

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Kearney Mayor Stan Clouse joined Talk of the Town Tuesday to share his meeting with Dannette Smith, Executive Officer of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and her stance on the Kearney YRTC facility. “Senator Lowe had Dannette Smith come out Sunday afternoon and so the timing was perfect…Read more »

Operation Warm providing warmth and education for youth in need

Operation Warm providing warmth and education for youth in need

KEARNEY, Neb. – Nearly 15% of children in Kearney live in families with incomes below the federal poverty line. Necessities like warm winter clothing can be hard to come by when food, housing, heat and healthcare take priority. Kearney Elks Lodge #984 and the Kearney Public Library are partnering with Operation Warm, a national nonprofit dedicated…Read more »

Declared Snow Emergency in Effect

Declared Snow Emergency in Effect

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Street Division announces that in anticipation of the snow event, a Snow Emergency is in effect beginning Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (NOON) until Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (NOON). There is NO PARKING on Emergency…Read more »

Man wanted in Buffalo, Lincoln and Dawson counties on multiple arrest warrants

Man wanted in Buffalo, Lincoln and Dawson counties on multiple arrest warrants

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office: 37-year-old Josiah Negley is wanted on arrest warrants out of Buffalo, Lincoln and Dawson counties for multiple weapons and drug offenses. Nelgey is also wanted on a federal warrant for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Contact the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office or Kearney Police Department…Read more »

Serious crash closes I-80 in between Kearney and Shelton

Serious crash closes I-80 in between Kearney and Shelton

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Nebraska State Patrol has temporarily closed I-80 eastbound and westbound from mile markers 275 to 291 from Kearney to Shelton while crews are responding to a serious crash. Troopers are on the scene working with Sheriff’s deputies and rescue personnel. Crews are working fast to redirect traffic and clear up the…Read more »