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…
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…
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 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…
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…