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Man killed in single vehicle accident east of Kearney
The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is investigating the circumstances involving a single vehicle fatal crash which occurred near the intersection of Keystone Rd. and Coal Chute Rd. east of Kearney, NE. At this time we believe the accident occurred during the early morning hours ofSunday August 19,
One person dead after early morning crash in Kearney
As the car approached the area near Coal Chute Road, the vehicle left the roadway, entered the East ditch, hit an embankment and rolled.
PetSmart announces Kearney opening date
The national pet store chain announced it will open its doors 9 a.m. Aug. 25 at 4700 Second Ave. Suite 150. The company specializes in pet supplies and services, such as grooming, training, boarding and day care.
People in Business for Sunday, Aug. 19
Joining the team as a human resources associate, Smith will divide her time equally between both the Hastings and Grand Island offices. Her primary focus is campus and experienced recruiting in Central Nebraska, as well as employee relations and retention.
Central Public Power to lower lake levels
The water level at Jeffrey Lake will begin to decline on Sept. 10 to an elevation about seven feet below normal operating levels. The reservoir south of Brady, Neb., will be down for at least two days to facilitate shoreline inspections. If inspections indicate that more work is required, the level
2 men arrested in alleged connection to Monday night shooting, botched home invasion robbery
Michael Becker, 21, and Hunter Frecks, 21, both of Minden are believed to be those two men, and were arrested Wednesday on Buffalo County warrants. Late this morning both men were being held at the Buffalo County Jail waiting to appear before a judge for an initial hearing.
Jackpot lottery ticket sold in Minden
The Nebraska Lottery has confirmed that one ticket sold for Wednesday’s Nebraska Pick 5 draw matched all five winning numbers for the $126,000 jackpot. The ticket was sold at Casey’s General Store, 653 N. Brown Ave.
Platte diversions, later releases to river focus of new PRRIP projects
Program participants are the U.S. Department of Interior, Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming.
$50,000 richer! UNK’s Bryce Abbey wins CBS show 'TKO: Total Knock Out'
Bryce Abbey, a professor at University of Nebraska at Kearney, competes in the CBS show “TKO: Total Knock Out.” Abbey won the episode, which aired Friday, and $50,000.Courtesy Monty Brinton, CBS Broadcasting Inc.
Please, Kearney has enough stop signs
Two previous articles criticized the lack of stop signs in Kearney, however I disagree that more signs are required. First of all, there isn’t a stop sign made today that will stop every driver every time.
Probation sentence given in meth case
YORK – Jenni Lundy, 24, of Kearney has been sentenced to more probation for a conviction of possession of methamphetamine, after not complying with the terms of her original probation.
Six spots outside Kearney worth a 'rural rendezvous'
Brenda Alberts adds her personal touch to not only her baked goods but also to her bakery — Baked in Minden. She shopped around the state at antique stores to find each table, and she refinished almost all of the tables herself. She quilted the table runners that adorn the center of each table, and
Kearney Police Department fall auction begins 9 a.m. Saturday
Auction items include vehicles, a kiln and parallel gymnastics bars from Kearney Park and Recreation, bicycles, an oven, dishwasher, propane tanks, electronics and tools.
Man accidentally released from Buffalo County Jail back in custody
Thursday morning, Trew, 33, was arrested without incident in Minden when he appeared voluntarily at the Kearney County Courthouse for a previously scheduled court appearance, reported Capt. Bob Anderson of the Buffalo County Sheriff’s office said in a news release.
Tired, but not out of luck
After we were there a while, a very kind young man pulled up on his new black Kawasaki. He had a white full face helmet with the name “Skip” on the lower side. He introduced himself, and we engaged in some conversation. He told us a little bit about himself, and that he worked for Kawasaki.
Wanted man released from jail is back in custody
KEARNEY, Neb. —A wanted man who was released from the Buffalo County Jail on Monday is back in custody.The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office said the jail released Roger Trew after time served on local charges.But the jail didn't place a hold on him for domestic violence related charges in Kearney Cou
Potter's Wheel: Tone on water talks has tempered over the years
Its partners are the Upper Big Blue, Little Blue and Tri-Basin NRDs; USFWS and U.S. Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Forest Service; Nebraska Game and Parks Commission; The Nature Conservancy; Ducks Unlimited; Pheasants Forever; Quail Forever; and landowners.
2-A-Days: Elm Creek has many holes to fill
Buy NowElm Creek will have to replace starting quarterback Preston Walker (11), who transferred to Kearney High for his senior season.Jeff Damron, Kearney Hub
Updated: Court records detail Monday night shooting, botched home invasion robbery
Police questioned a woman who was inside Rose’s house when the masked men entered. One suspect wore a red bandanna over his face, had an eyebrow piercing, wore a brown hoodie and carried a pistol in one hand and a “Ka-Bar” fixed blade knife in the other.
Police issue warrants for 2 men in connection with shooting, botched robbery
Buffalo County arrest warrants have been issued for Hunter J. Frecks, 21, and Michael C. Becker, 22, for use of a firearm to commit a felony, attempted felony robbery and felony second-degree assault.