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Kelcey Fike's murder, 10 years ago

It has been 10 years since the death ofKelcey Fike.Fike died in a Kearney trailer home fire on June 17, 2008.Kearney Police says a lot of evidence was destroyed in the blaze, and a surveillance tape was basically useless due to poor quality.Kearney Police tell NTV News they still get tips almost dai

NEBRASKATV - 2018-06-18 14:09:29

Accenture Helps Northside Hospital Drive Down Energy and Telecom Costs

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--Accenture(NYSE:ACN) is helpingNorthside Hospitalgenerate millions of dollars in savings by transforming supply chain and procurement operations to drive down utilities and telecommunications costs.Accenture helped Northside Hospital establish a model that is e

HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-19 10:58:58

Hearing held for grain dealer after NPSC says it was selling without a license

"Well, we are not going to argue that we were buying and selling grain and we apologize and we just want to make amends," said owner of Roberts Seed Inc. Joe Roberts.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-06-18 19:28:46

Photos: The life and death of Kelcey Fike

LatestUNK QB Worthing retiring due to health concernsRejoicing Hearts for developmentally, intellectually disabled43 volunteers help rehab Texas houses damaged by HarveyDad, thanks for everythingNo ‘Alphabet Soup’ story time at Holdrege library on WednesdayWe need encouragement to serve GodJune 24 b


Miss Nebraska crowns a new Miss Swedish Days

Courtney Pelland, a 19-year old student at Midland University will go on to represent the Holdrege area at the 2019 Miss Nebraska competition. Pelland won the competition Saturday night at North Park Assembly in Holdrege, along with $250 in cash scholarships. She was crowned by Miss Nebraska 2018 Je


Duo charged in Kearney-to-Grand Island chase after man allegedly broke into Kearney home, assaulted woman

The Hall County Sheriff’s Department arrested Christian Alvarez, 20, of Grand Island Thursday morning following the pursuit that began with the alleged robbery at the Kearney woman’s residence.


No ‘Alphabet Soup’ story time at Holdrege library on Wednesday

HOLDREGE — There will be no “Alphabet Soup” story time Wednesday at Holdrege Area Public Library.Families may participate in “Jingles & Rhymes” story time at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.“Alphabet Soup” will resume at 10:30 a.m. June 27.


Nebraska women run through state to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis

LINCOLN, NEB. - 06/17/2018 - Tammie Kruszczak of Omaha finishes her 157.6-mile leg of the cross-country MS Run the US run and prepares to pass the baton to Kristina Myint of Lincoln, who will begin running her leg tomorrow. Kruszczak ran from Holdrege, NE, to Bryan West Medical Campus in Lincoln in

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2018-06-18 03:00:00

24th annual Swedish Days kicks off with Ribfest BBQ challenge

Officials said the sanctioned event has brought 35 barbecue teams from the Midwest and more than 1,000 people to the opening day of this weekend's family-friendly event on just the first night alone, with an estimated 2,500 to come to the second day's events on Saturday as well.


Couple involved in pursuit face four felony charges

Bond was set Friday at $25,000 for Christian M. Alvarez, who is accused of committing theft in Kearney Thursday morning and leading law enforcement on a pursuit along Highway 30 into the west side of Grand Island.


Highway 6/34 road work won't deter annual Swedish Days

“I feel like for everybody (the construction) has been a big thing of just getting people to embrace it. It’s going to be a pain while it’s here, but it’s going to be amazing once it’s done,” said Jawna Kuck, executive director of the Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce. “I guess that just kind of fit


Being out of town spared family in fire

He said when firefighters arrived at 75875 Road 428, located across from the Darr Feedlot, they found a house fully engulfed in flames. Holbein said he didn’t respond to the call, but he was told firefighters could see clear through the house. “There wasn’t much left.”


Woman who lost arm in crash with Atlanta officer sues city

The officer violated the law by failing to slow down to assure safe passage before going through a red light at an intersection, the lawsuit says. The law also doesn't allow officers to drive faster than the speed limit, even during an emergency, if it can't be done without endangering life or prope


17th Avenue reopens today in NW Kearney

According to the announcement, final construction activities will continue in the area; however, vehicle traffic will be able to travel north and south.


Pursuit began with robbery in Kearney

Alvarez, 20, was the driver of a silver 2003 BMW 325Ci convertible, which he left parked in the middle of the street at Jay Street and Capital Avenue. He was chased down and taken into custody at about 9:15 a.m., with the assistance of the Nebraska State Patrol and the Grand Island Police Department


Seven men charged with soliciting prostitution after undercover operation

GRAND ISLAND — An undercover operation carried out Friday in the Grand Island area netted seven men, including one from Kearney and a Loup City teacher and coach, who were arrested and charged with solicitation of prostitution.


Two accused in Grand Island chase in court Friday

Those charges include willful and reckless operation, willful and reckless driving, child abuse, obstructed enforcement of the law, damage to property, receiving stolen property and possession of marijuana less than 1 ounce.


E. Coli found in area lakes not enough to close them

Johnson lake, Fort Kearny Lake, and Windmill Lake outside Gibbon all tested positive for small amounts of E. coli bacteria. The bacteria, which can be dangerous to humans at high concentrations, is actually normally found in every mammal.


Kearney streets re-open as road work wraps up

KEARNEY, Neb. —Streets in two areas of Kearney are expected to re-open on Friday as road projects come to a close.The City of Kearney said road work on 2nd Avenue between 44th Street and 56th Street will be completed and open to traffic on Friday.17th Avenue between 54th Street and 56th Street will


Grand Island man arrested after allegedly breaking into Kearney home, assaulting woman

KEARNEY — A 20-year-old Grand Island man is in custody after forcing his way into a Kearney home Thursday morning, assaulting a woman, robbing her, then leading police on a pursuit that ended in Grand Island.