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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff on Patriot Day

Flags to Fly at Half-Staff on Patriot Day

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff on Patriot Day, which will be observed on September 11, 2019. Flags will be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Patriot Day.”Read more »

Statement from the Nebraska State Fair Board

Statement from the Nebraska State Fair Board

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – “The 2019 Nebraska State Fair ended on Tuesday, September 2, 2019, and the Board concluded its open meeting which routinely continues through the end of the Fair each year. It was reported that the Board went into executive session to discuss personnel matters and this is correct. It is our responsibility…Read more »

Highway Travel Update for Nebraska Home Games

Highway Travel Update for Nebraska Home Games

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Department of Transportation: “The first Husker football game in Lincoln is Saturday, August 31. Motorists are advised that there will be lane restrictions on US-77 between South 12th Street north of Cortland and L-55W (Warlick Blvd.) in Lincoln. Expect traffic delays and drive with caution. Game…Read more »

Military Vehicle Preservation Association, Motor Convoy

Military Vehicle Preservation Association, Motor Convoy

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “The Military Vehicle Preservation Association will be conducting a 100th Anniversary Convoy across the United States from August 10 – September 14, 2019. The MVPA 2019 Transcontinental Motor Convoy will launch from Washington, DC on August 11 and arrive in San Francisco, CA some…Read more »

Electric scooters coming to UNK next week

Electric scooters coming to UNK next week

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from UNK Communications: University of Nebraska at Kearney students have a much quicker option when they’re running late to class. They can hop on an electric scooter instead. UNK recently approved an agreement that allows dockless electric scooter company Goat to operate on campus. Beginning next week, nine Segway-brand…Read more »

Good Samaritan announces plans for new $13 million Emergency Room

Good Samaritan announces plans for new $13 million Emergency Room

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from CHI Good Health Samaritan Hospital: “Thanks in part to $2 million anonymous donation, the trauma program at CHI Health Good Samaritan will take a highly-anticipated step forward Tuesday with a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new Emergency Department. The celebration begins at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 on the…Read more »

Emergency Road Closure: 35th Street from 4th Avenue to 5th avenue

Emergency Road Closure: 35th Street from 4th Avenue to 5th avenue

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that 35th Street from 4th to 5th Avenue is currently closed for emergency repairs. The street will remain open to local residents only, though at times driveways may be blocked. Weather permitting, work should be completed…Read more »