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Kearney radio station received hoax email bomb threat

KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) A Kearney radio station Thursday was among the numerous businesses around the country which were victims of an apparent hoax email bomb threat. Kearney police say radio station KGFW reported the threat about mid-afternoon. Captain Mike Kirkwood told Local4 that police officers c

KSNB LOCAL4 - 2018-12-13 22:53:00

Trial date set for Melroy's one of two sex assault cases

KEARNEY — A tentative trial date has been set in Buffalo County Court for a Kearney man accused of misdemeanor third-degree sexual assault. Prestin Melroy, 19, has pleaded not guilty to the charge in the Nov. 4 incident. The charge alleges sexual contact.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-13 16:15:00

Thanks for aiding my team

On Nov. 6 my eighth-grade Walnut Lady Wildcats were involved in a bus accident in Kearney on east 56th Street, just south of Anytime Fitness. The impact of the crash was serious enough that the Kearney EMTs and police were on the scene in what seemed like seconds.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-14 17:02:00

KVFD hosting open house Tuesday to recruit new members

KEARNEY — The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new members. There will be a recruitment open house 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Station 1 at 2211 Ave. A. During the event firefighters will give tours of the station, trucks and equipment, and talk to the public about the requirements of being

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-14 16:54:00

Hastings, Kearney men vie for District Court judge

In appointing a new District Court judge for the Ninth Judicial District, Gov. Pete Ricketts will choose between Andrew C. Butler of Hastings and Ryan C. Carson of Kearney. The Ninth Judicial District consists of Buffalo and Hall counties. The Judicial Nominating Commission for the District Court, N

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-12 23:10:00

'One doesn’t have to be happy at this time of year:' Kearney churches offer support for those grieving over the holidays

KEARNEY — The world says the holiday season is a time to be merry. It’s Christmas trees, sparkling lights, savory turkey dinners, engagement rings and festive Christmas cookies.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-14 17:23:00

Two names forwarded to Ricketts for judgeship

LINCOLN — Two names have been forwarded to Gov. Pete Ricketts for his consideration for a vacant district judgeship in Buffalo and Hall counties. Ryan C. Carson of Kearney and Andrew C. Butler of Hastings have been sent to Ricketts for him to decide who will fill the Ninth Judicial District seat, wh

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-13 16:53:00

Kearney Area Children's Museum to celebrate 30 years in 2019

KEARNEY — The Kearney Area Children’s Museum at 5827 Fourth Ave. will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2019. While anniversary festivities begin with a hot air balloon exhibit Jan. 2, the museum also is holding a 30 Years-30 Days of Fundraising-$30.000 Goal campaign. It officially kicks off Jan. 2,

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-13 17:13:00

Nebraska volleyball rallies from two sets down to advance to national championship match

MINNEAPOLIS, Min. (KMTV) — The Nebraska volleyball team rallied from two sets down to beat Illinois on Thursday at the Final Four to advance to the national championship match. NU eliminated the Illini 22-25, 16-25, 25-23, 25-20, 15-11. The 7th seeded Huskers will play the top seed Stanford (33-1) a

3 NEWS NOW - 2018-12-14 11:42:59

Kearney among cities getting greenscape funding

From Hershey to Bellevue, Lincoln to Ponca, community landscapes across Nebraska, including one in Kearney, are getting a financial boost from the Greener Towns program. Greener Towns was created to help Nebraska communities improve their green infrastructure for pollinator habitat, stormwater manag

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-13 17:06:00

Crane River’s final ‘Let It Snow’ highlights six seasons

KEARNEY — Your last chance to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season, courtesy of Crane River Theater, happens when “Let It Snow” hits the stage of the Merryman Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-13 14:40:00

Kearney police officer witnesses a birth on the job

KEARNEY, Neb. — There’s no such thing as a routine call for police. Kearney Police Department officer Ryan Chramosta can attest to that after responding to a medical call Tuesday in which he witnessed a birth.

OMAHA.COM - 2018-12-13 06:15:00

Your Ticket: Beach Boys headed to Kearney next year

KEARNEY — The Beach Boys “Now and Then” are headed to Kearney for a performance set for May 2 at the Viaero Event Center. Show time is 7 p.m.; doors open at 6. “You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. But these convent

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-13 06:00:00

Doniphan boutique closes doors less than two years after opening

DONIPHAN, Neb. — Lately , NTV News has been following many stores closing in downtown Kearney, but this week the closing is in Doniphan. According to their facebook page, The 845 Boutique is closing before the end of the month.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-12-13 07:12:12

City providing Christmas tree drop-off sites

KEARNEY — The city of Kearney again will offer four Christmas tree drop-off sites. The sites will be open from Saturday through Jan. 15 for the disposal of live Christmas trees.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-13 16:57:00

Nebraska Offers Young QB, Son Of Former NFL Player

Anthony Mix was a former standout wide receiver at Auburn, and an NFL player from 2006-09. His son is just a high school freshman, but Anthony Mix Jr. is already on the radar for big-time college programs.

THESPUN.COM - 2018-12-13 16:07:09

Kearney police officer witnesses a birth Tuesday after responding to a medical call

KEARNEY — There’s no such thing as a routine call for police. Kearney Police Department officer Ryan Chramosta can attest to that after responding to a medical call Tuesday morning in which he witnessing a birth.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-11 22:51:00

56th Street lane closures planned starting Monday

KEARNEY — The city of Kearney Utilities Department, in conjunction with Midlands Contracting of Kearney, has announced that westbound lanes of 56th Street between 17th and 18th avenues will be reduced to the inside lane beginning at 9 a.m. Monday.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-12 16:26:00

Kearney County irrigators in Grant Township now required by TBNRD to install flowmeters

HOLDREGE — Eastern Kearney County’s Grant Township was designated Tuesday by the Tri-Basin Natural Resources District for phase two groundwater quantity management. According to a Tri-Basin press release, the township was moved to phase two of the district’s groundwater quantity management rules bec

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-12-12 16:33:00

At least 37 vehicles in Kearney have been broken into since Nov. 1, most of which were left unlocked, police say

KEARNEY — Kearney police are pleading with the public to lock their vehicles and remove all valuables after 37 thefts from vehicles have been reported since Nov. 1. In nearly every instance, Kearney Police Department Capt. Mike Kirkwood said vehicles were left unlocked and spare change was taken. Th

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-10 16:25:00