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Major Gift for Disaster Relief Fund

Major Gift for Disaster Relief Fund

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Area Community Foundation: “Mike Lucas, General Manager of the Viaero Center and Vice President of Business Operations for the Tri-City Storm Hockey, presented a $30,000 check today from majority owner David Vennetti for the Disaster Relief Fund at the Kearney Area Community Foundation. “We feel so…Read more »

Road Repair Work: 56th St – between Ave E and Parklane Drive

Road Repair Work: 56th St – between Ave E and Parklane Drive

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that road repair work will be taking place on the inside lanes of East and West bound 56th Street between Avenue E and Parklane Drive beginning Monday, July 22, at 7:00 a.m. until Wednesday, July 24…Read more »

Governor Ricketts Encourages Participation in Trade Mission to Germany

Governor Ricketts Encourages Participation in Trade Mission to Germany

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts encourages ag producers and businesses across Nebraska to consider joining the November 9-16, 2019 International Trade Mission to Germany.  Officials from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) will accompany Gov. Ricketts…Read more »

Governor Ricketts, State Leaders Debut Talent Recruitment Website

Governor Ricketts, State Leaders Debut Talent Recruitment Website

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “During the Governor’s Summit on Economic Development, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website (www.thegoodlifeiscalling.com) to recruit talent to Nebraska.  Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Dave Rippe and Nebraska Department of Labor (DOL) Commissioner John Albin joined the Governor to debut the…Read more »

Highway Work Project: US 30 from 15th Avenue to 7th Avenue

Highway Work Project: US 30 from 15th Avenue to 7th Avenue

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Department of Transportation: “The Nebraska Department of Transportation will have upcoming traffic lane shifts occurring in the work zone area on US Highway 30 from west of 15th Avenue to 7th Avenue. On Thursday, July 18, 2019, motorists should expect head-to-head traffic in the east bound…Read more »

Arrest Made in Assault on Jogger

Arrest Made in Assault on Jogger

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Police Department: “At approximately 11:00 p.m., on Friday, July 12, officers of the Kearney Police Department were dispatched to the 2700 block of 8th Avenue in Kearney in response to an assault that had occurred at that location. It was determined that a 31-year-old Kearney woman…Read more »

Residential Flood Refuse Curbside Collection

Residential Flood Refuse Curbside Collection

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “Curbside residential flood related refuse collection will continue this week for those affected. Please set large appliances aside, as those have to be picked up separately. Refuse should be placed on the curb, away from mailboxes and other landscaping, and away from parked cars.…Read more »

Gov. Ricketts Announces “Sorghum Cares” Initiative with Sorghum Producers Association and Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs

Gov. Ricketts Announces “Sorghum Cares” Initiative with Sorghum Producers Association and Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts announced a new volunteer initiative, “Sorghum Cares: Preserving Our Heritage. Building Our Future,” to collect and preserve the stories of Nebraska veterans. The Nebraska Sorghum Producers Association (NeSPA) and Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) have partnered to launch…Read more »

Closure of Downtown Streets for Cruise Nite

Closure of Downtown Streets for Cruise Nite

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney announces the closure of the following streets and parking lots beginning at 2:00 a.m. on Saturday July 20, 2019: • Central Avenue from Railroad Street to 25th Street • 24th Street from 1st Avenue to Avenue A • 23rd Street…Read more »