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80 year old cold case wrapped up

Albion, Neb (KGFW) – Justice is sometimes hard to understand. At times, justice seems to let the guilty man walk free. We hear stories of innocent people incarcerated sometimes for years before they are finally released with a clear name. And sometimes justice is a slow process. That was the story behind a cold case 80…read more »

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Priority traffic enforcement for October

Kearney, Neb (KGFW) – The City of Kearney has released the October information on where it will be emphasizing traffic enforcement: Priority Traffic Enforcement Areas for October 2017 There are three objectives of this program: 1) Educate citizens of lawful and safe driving habits through traditional and social media. 2) Gain voluntary compliance from the public,…read more »

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Grace university to close academic doors

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Officials say Grace University in Omaha will end academic operations at the end of the school year in spring. On Tuesday university CEO Bill Bauhard blamed financial struggles and significant declines in new undergraduate student enrollment over the past few years. The private Christian college was founded in 1943. This year’s…read more »

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Miss Nebraska crown to be donated to historical society

Lincoln, NE, October 3, 2017– The Nebraska State Historical Society and the Nebraska History Museum are proud to announce the acquisition of the Miss Nebraska pageant crown as a donation from the Nebraska/South Dakota Jewelers Association. Made by the Nebraska Jewelers Association, the crown was used in the Miss Nebraska pageants from 1971 until the…read more »

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Drugs found in convenience store parking lot

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – Bags of methamphetamine were discovered outside a Kearney gas station after a bag containing cash and drug paraphernalia was found in the parking lot. According to a Kearney Police Department incident report, a customer found the bag October 2nd at the Convenience Store at Plaza Boulevard and west 24th Street. The customer turned it into the store hoping it could be reunited it…read more »

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Kearney Car coming home

There’s a Homecoming in Kearney Friday night, but it’s not on the football field. The Classic Car Collection on East Highway 30 is celebrating the home coming of Pete’s Patriot, a car that put American Motors Corporation on the national racing scene and Kearney, Nebraska, on the map. The collection recently purchased the red-white-n-blue 1969…read more »

Loved ones mourn victims of Las Vegas shooting attack

By JASON DEAREN AND KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners. They were parents, siblings, husbands, wives, neighbors and friends. They traveled to Las Vegas to see their favorite stars, posting videos and photos to social media. At least 59 of them never…read more »

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Archway Earth lodge has seen its last days

Kearney, Neb., October 2, 2017 – After evaluating the recent damage to the Archway’s earth lodge, a portion of the roof of which caved in on Saturday, May 27, the organization’s board has decided that it is not economically feasible to save the structure.  The lodge, which was built using traditional materials and building techniques, has effectively…read more »

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