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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.
Rock ‘N’ Beauty, the new salon in town
Wendy Gehrt, left, and Jennifer Leibert, right, are two of the stylists at Rock ‘N’ Beauty.C-H photo • Malena Ward
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.
Small earthquake hits central Nebraska
Related StoriesAnother mild earthquake shakes central NebraskaCentral Nebraska hit by three earthquakesARNOLD, Neb. (KCAU) - The U.S. Geological Survey report that another earthquake rolled in central Nebraska.Based offreports from the USGS, the earthquake was a magnitude of 2.7 and hit just before
Police on scene after man sustains gunshot wound in Kearney
KEARNEY, Neb. —Police responded to a home in Kearney after a man was shot in the head.A sergeant with the Kearney Police Department tells NTV a man was shot in the head Monday night. Police responded to the 1900 block of F Avenue.Few details have been released at this time.This story will be updated
Volvo Trucks of Lexington donates engine to NPCC
Representatives from Volvo Trucks of Lexington presented a Volvo D13 engine to North Platte Community College on Monday. Pictured left to right are: Daniel Strothkamp, Volvo Trucks general manager, NPCC diesel technology instructors Kent Beel and Steve Kramer and NPCC alum Luis Esquivel Saldana.Phot
‘Drink and Drive, You Lose’ campaign
LEXINGTON —The Lexington Police Department, along with other state and local agencies, will participate in the 2018 You Drink and Drive, You Lose campaign which starts Friday and runs through Sept. 3.
Gunshot wound sends Kearney man to hospital
According to the Kearney Police Department, around 10:34 p.m. Monday, officers where dispatched to 1925 Avenue F in Kearney.
Livin' Out Loud concert in Gothenburg set for Aug. 18
Some of the biggest names in contemporary Christian music have taken the stage for the concert, and event organizers say that this year's line-up may be the best one yet!
2-A-Days: Lexington long on experience, short on confidence
Buy NowHoldrege’s Alex Wells (20) tries to avoid the tackle of Lexington’s Logen Callahan (8) during last year’s game in Lexington. The Dusters need to replace Wells, last year’s leading rusher, while Callahan returns and figures to be a major spark for the Lexington offense as a wide receiver.Rick
Republican River plan seeks balance of water use, supplies
Conservation Director Marcia Trompke shows a map of the area east of Johnson Lake where water is delivered through Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s E67 Canal to 5,765 crop acres. Trompke oversees a CNPPID project that uses information gathering equipment (in the background) at
Commissioners approve zoning amendment despite homeowner's concerns
Lois Buchanan, who lives north of the property, voiced concern to the board about more people living in the area.
Lexington business hands out stuffed backpacks for back-to-school
Lexington —A Lexington business joined forces with its parent company to give back to the community by helping kids make the most out of their school year.Folks at Lexington's Wireless World–Verizon handed out stuffed backpacks for families and their kids on Saturday. It's the first time this store
It feels good to give
Players play and spectators watch at the Joe Torres volleyball tournament held on Sunday, July 29, benefiting Alejandro Perez-Sanchez.C-H photo • Brian Neben
Pivots, smartphones among the tools CNPPID uses to manage farm water
Buy NowAutomated main canal and lateral gates are operated from Central’s Gothenburg Control Center, but other parts of the system still are managed manually by patrolmen. David Pierce turns off water to a pivot system north of Bertrand.Lori Potter, Kearney Hub
Never too late to learn
Toward the end of the 2016-17 school year, LHS held an assembly with student athletes featuring a sports nutritionist from the Cincinnati Bengals; this week the coaches learned about multi-directional movement to safely improve the speed and agility of Minutemen, Minutemaids, and those who participa
Central Nebraska Veterans’ Home Ribbon Cutting Aug. 25th
August 25th 2018 (Kearney, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Central Nebraska Veterans’ Home (CNVH) on August 25th, 2018. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. (CT) and be followed by tours of the facility that run until 2:0
Work underway to change the delivery of healthcare in Nebraska
Interested individuals, most affiliated with healthcare, gathered at the Community Wellness Center in Lexington Wednesday afternoon to offer input. The moderators were John Roberts, executive director of the Nebraska Rural Health Association; David Palm, a professor at the University of Nebraska Med
Driver Apprehended After Stealing Unmarked NSP Vehicle
Toni White, 24, of Chariton, Iowa was an occupant in blue Pontiac G-6 when it ran into the rear of a semi on I-80 near mile marker 284, between Gibbon and Kearney.
Help end shortage with blood, platelet donations
Donations are needed now, especially type O, according to a news release.