Man charged after standoff at Grand Island airport

Man charged after standoff at Grand Island airport

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - A 19-year-old Phillips man is facing two felony charges after he refused to leave an airplane parked at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island. Tyler Caudill is charged with attempted theft and possession of a deadly weapon. His bond was set Wednesday at…
High school student earns dual degrees through MPCC

High school student earns dual degrees through MPCC

Abby Jurjens has accomplished the impossible – or at least what she thought was impossible when she started her journey. On Friday, Jurjens will walk in North Platte Community College’s commencement ceremony to accept not one, but two associate degrees. One is an Associate of Arts Degree and the other…
Fonner Park rides the wave of success

Fonner Park rides the wave of success

 Riding the wave of an unpreceded 2020 extended season of Thoroughbred horseracing, Fonner Park concluded the 2021 season with over $4.65 million in on-track mutuel handle. Comparing numbers to 2019, rather than the 2020 season (when Fonner Park was closed to the public after the first four weeks due to…
Webster named HVAC-R “Head of the Class”

Webster named HVAC-R “Head of the Class”

Skyler Webster, of Arapahoe, has been named “Head of the Class” for North Platte Community College’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology department. The honor is part of a student recognition conducted by Malco Products, the nation’s leading manufacturer of “tools of the trade” for HVAC professionals. Webster was selected…
Loup City man arrested on sex offenses

Loup City man arrested on sex offenses

    Around 1:33pm on Monday, the Sherman County Sheriff's Office was called to investigate a possible sexual assault of a child in Loup City, Ne.     After the preliminary investigation, a male resident of Loup City was arrested on suspicion of  1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and Incest-under the age…
Sherman County accident results in rollover

Sherman County accident results in rollover

    A St. Paul man had to be extricated from his vehicle following a rollover accident on Highway 92 Tuesday afternoon. It happened around 4:00pm as Mark Feeney was driving westbound about a mile west of Ashton.  A Highboy/agricultural sprayer pulled onto the highway in front of Feeney.  Feeney took evasive…
Kearney Police Respond to Assault in Target Bathroom

Kearney Police Respond to Assault in Target Bathroom

Kearney Police Department responded to an assault on Tuesday, May 4 at 3pm at the Target store, 4800 3rd Ave. Officers determined that a 24-year-old female had been assaulted by an unknown adult male inside the temporary restrooms. The female was able to fight off her attacker, but the suspect…
Lexington Arbor Day poster contest co-winners recognized

Lexington Arbor Day poster contest co-winners recognized

Lexington, Neb. -- The City of Lexington celebrated Arbor Day 2021 on Friday, April 30 by recognizing the co-winners of a third-grade Arbor Day poster contest conducted by the Lexington Tree Board. The Tree Board sponsored its annual poster contest, and received 142 entries from Lexington 3rd graders. After judging…
Two Rivers Public Health New Event Calendar

Two Rivers Public Health New Event Calendar

KEARNEY – With the addition of a mobile vaccination unit to the Two Rivers Public Health Department resources, many more vaccine clinics have been scheduled within the district. To allow the public to remain up to date on when and where vaccine clinics will be held, a new event calendar…