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Nebraska leaders comment on the Senate passage of USMCA

Nebraska leaders comment on the Senate passage of USMCA

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Today’s passage of USMCA by the U.S. Senate is a big victory for Nebraska and our ag producers,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “It ensures Nebraska will have the opportunity to grow our relationship with Canada and Mexico, two of the most important markets…Read more »

Multiple Agencies comment on US-China ‘Phase One’ Agreement

Multiple Agencies comment on US-China ‘Phase One’ Agreement

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Farm Bureau: “Today’s signing of the Phase One deal with China is positive for American agriculture and Nebraska’s farm and ranch families. There’s no question it’s a critical step forward in stopping escalation of the trade dispute with what has been one of our largest trading…Read more »

Raising Cane’s Donates Over $1,300 to The Kearney Area Animal Shelter

Raising Cane’s Donates Over $1,300 to The Kearney Area Animal Shelter

KEARNEY, Neb. – Each holiday season Raising Cane’s restaurants team up with a local pet welfare organization to sell a limited-edition plush toy puppy and donate 100% of the net proceeds to the organization. In 2019, the Kearney restaurant partnered with the Kearney Area Animal Shelter, KAAS, and donated over $1,300 to them from the…Read more »

Northwest School Teacher and Student arrested in child pornography case

Northwest School Teacher and Student arrested in child pornography case

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – The following is from the Grand Island Police Department: “On 1/14/19, the Grand Island Police Department, in conjunction with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), arrested a 17 year old male, and a 37 year old Brian Mohr of Grand Island. The 17 year old male is identified as a student at Northwest…Read more »

Gov. Ricketts Comments on Denial of Federal Disaster Declaration for Summer & Fall Events

Gov. Ricketts Comments on Denial of Federal Disaster Declaration for Summer & Fall Events

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement regarding a denial for a disaster declaration from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The notice follows an appeal of an earlier decision to deny a federal disaster declaration for severe storms, tornados, straight-line winds, and…Read more »

Kearney Regional Airport Celebrates a Record-breaking 2019

Kearney Regional Airport Celebrates a Record-breaking 2019

KEARNEY, Neb. – Kearney Regional Airport set an annual enplanement record in 2019 with 21,269 enplanements. This is a 63% growth from the previous annual enplanement record which was 13,042 in 2013. Since the start of air service in September 2018 with United Express, the Kearney Regional Airport has had 14 consecutive record-breaking months. In December…Read more »

Christmas Day Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule

Christmas Day Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Sanitation department: City of Kearney Sanitation Division announces that due to the upcoming Christmas Day Holiday the following changes will be in effect Monday, December 23 through Saturday, December 28 for the refuse collection system and the Kearney Area Solid Waste Agency Landfill. Residential Collection: •…Read more »

Kearney Street Closure: 16th Street

Kearney Street Closure: 16th Street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that 16th Street from 11th Avenue to 12th Avenue will be closed to thru traffic beginning Monday, December 16, at 8:00 a.m. for the installation of sanitary sewer. The street is expected to be re-opened Monday,…Read more »