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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.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-08-15 15:29:00

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

LEXINGTON CLIPPER-HERALD - 2018-08-14 18:34:00

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.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-08-15 15:29:00

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

SIOUXLANDPROUD.COM - 2018-08-15 21:45:44

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

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-15 08:00:00

‘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.

LEXINGTON CLIPPER-HERALD - 2018-08-14 22:00:00

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.

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-08-14 12:20:00

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!

LEXINGTON CLIPPER-HERALD - 2018-08-15 14:00:00

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

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-08-15 16:14:00

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.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-08-15 16:11:00

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.