Health in the Heartland – Summer Youth Activity Programs

Health in the Heartland – Summer Youth Activity Programs

HOLDREGE - Dr. Greg Brown, a professor of Exercise Science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, joins KUVR's Austin Jacobsen for another edition of KUVR's 'Health in the Heartland' to discuss youth summer activity programs available for kids that are free from school for the summer. Dr. Brown discusses…
Veterans Memorial Fundraiser Planned for May 22

Veterans Memorial Fundraiser Planned for May 22

HOLDREGE – A full day of live music, food, fun and games is planned on May 22 to raise money for Holdrege’s new Veterans Memorial. South Central Nebraska CERT in cooperation with other area organizations is planning the first annual Veterans Memorial Park Fundraiser, a full-day event to raise money…
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…
Two Rivers Announces Death of Fully Vaccinated Citizen

Two Rivers Announces Death of Fully Vaccinated Citizen

KEARNEY – Two Rivers Public Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Two Rivers citizen who had completed their vaccine process prior to becoming ill with COVID. Two Rivers and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) have identified a death from COVID-19 that occurred…
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…
Two Rivers Announces Death of Fully Vaccinated Citizen

Two Rivers Announces Death of Fully Vaccinated Citizen

KEARNEY – Two Rivers Public Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Two Rivers citizen who had completed their vaccine process prior to becoming ill with COVID. Two Rivers and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) have identified a death from COVID-19 that occurred…
“Moving In Stereo” Film Created from Holdrege Natives

“Moving In Stereo” Film Created from Holdrege Natives

HOLDREGE - Elijah Watson and Andrew Sindt started their film making careers in their backyards. Both joke about how bad those projects were, but the passion from those backyard films carries on as they have brought their hometown into the next creation. "It started in high school for me," said…
Pilotless plane crash in rural Merrick County

Pilotless plane crash in rural Merrick County

Merrick County -- An airplane undergoing maintenance traveled down the runway at the Central City Airport without a pilot aboard Tuesday evening. The airplane gained an estimated elevation of 200 feet and traveled in the air for a distance of about 1.5 miles before crashing into a nearby cornfield. The…
Holdrege YMCA Selling R-7 Program Center

Holdrege YMCA Selling R-7 Program Center

The Don Sjogren Community YMCA Board of Directors voted in April to sell the YMCA at R-7 program center. “Board members agreed that it would be best to streamline operations under one roof at the main facility at 1415 Broadway,” YMCA Executive Director Janell Brown said. “This change will ensure…
Holdrege Library Brings Back LEGO Club

Holdrege Library Brings Back LEGO Club

HOLDREGE - The Holdrege Area Public Library is bringing back the fourth grade LEGO Club. The library invites parents and children on Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m. downstairs in the Holdrege Library's community room for a morning of LEGO building. LEGO club is held the first Saturday of each…