Harmon Pool in Kearney Repaired After Recent Vandalism

Harmon Pool in Kearney Repaired After Recent Vandalism

KEARNEY, NE - The necessary repairs have been completed at Harmon Pool in Kearney and has been re-filled after the pool's mechanical system was vandalized last Friday. According to a City of Kearney media release, it will take approximately three days to heat the water to an acceptable temperature, and…
Lincoln County Crash Leaves One Teen Deceased, Another Seriously Injured

Lincoln County Crash Leaves One Teen Deceased, Another Seriously Injured

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and first responders were dispatched to a one vehicle fatality accident on West A street, several miles west of North Platte Thursday shortly before 10 am. Upon arrival, responders found a 2000 Monte Carlo with heavy front end damage, and two occupants in the vehicle.…
Amtrak enhances accessibility at Holdrege and Hastings stations

Amtrak enhances accessibility at Holdrege and Hastings stations

Amtrak has announced that it has completed nearly $10 million in improvements at the Holdrege and Hastings stations, enhancing accessibility and comfort for travelers. The Amtrak California Zephyr, which stops twice daily in Central Nebraska on its route between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay, now benefits from these upgrades. Dr.…
Troopers Urge Slower Speeds as Summer Flies By

Troopers Urge Slower Speeds as Summer Flies By

High speeds are on the rise across Nebraska roadways. The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists to slow down to keep all travelers safe. In June, Nebraska State Troopers issued over 100 citations for speeding at 100 miles per hour or more. That marks the fourth straight month of triple-digit…
Two nominees forwarded for District Court Judge for the 10th Judicial District

Two nominees forwarded for District Court Judge for the 10th Judicial District

LINCOLN, NE – The Judicial Nominating Commission for the 10th Judicial District, has forwarded two nominees for District Court Judge to Governor Jim Pillen for consideration: Melodie Lynn Turner Bellamy of Kearney and Timothy Eugene Hoeft(HAY-ft) of Holdrege. Bellamy is the Kearney County Attorney. Hoeft is Phelps County Court Judge. The 10th Judicial…
Multiple Buffalo County Fire Departments Fight House Fire Tuesday Night

Multiple Buffalo County Fire Departments Fight House Fire Tuesday Night

GIBBON, NE - The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) reports the Gibbon Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire Tuesday night near Navaho Road and 39th Road southwest of Gibbon. BCSO says Shelton and Kearney Volunteer Fire Departments assisted Gibbon VFD in battling the fire. According to a statement…
Iron Horse Arts District Receives Grants from Nebraska Arts Council

Iron Horse Arts District Receives Grants from Nebraska Arts Council

HOLDREGE—Iron Horse Arts District announced Monday, July 15th that it has been awarded two grants totaling $6190 by the Nebraska Arts Council. These grants will support different components of the Iron Horse Festival, planned for Saturday, September 14th in downtown Holdrege. Nebraska Arts Council Executive Director Mike Markey commented, “The…
Report: Keep some COVID-era telehealth ‘flexibilities’; research quality, costs

Report: Keep some COVID-era telehealth ‘flexibilities’; research quality, costs

Receiving medical services via telehealth was a requirement for some during the pandemic but has continued to grow in popularity since then.In states such as Nebraska with large rural areas, telehealth can be especially important. Certain pandemic-era telehealth "flexibilities" allowed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will expire at…
Funk Cupcake Winners Announced

Funk Cupcake Winners Announced

The Funk School Community Center hosted the Funk Festival of Cupcakes on Sunday, July 14th. There were many bakers competing for up to $250 in prize money. The center announces the winners: Grand Champion- Danielle Johnston, Osborne KS  People's Choice- Presley Horner, Kearney  BEST TASTING  Pro  First-Morgan Peterson, Imperial NE …