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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Kearney man’s sentence includes no contact with females younger than 18
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 11:54 am

KEARNEY — A Kearney man is forbidden from having contact with any female younger than 18 after having sexual contact with a girl.

Lopers' Kropp passes torch to Lofton after 39 years of coaching basketball team
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 11:10 am

KEARNEY — University of Nebraska at Kearney legend Tom Kropp announced his retirement Tuesday after 39 years as a basketball coach for the Lopers.

Trail near Archway gets $300K anonymous boost
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 10:58 am

KEARNEY — An anonymous $300,000 grant will allow the city to extend the hike-bike trail at The Archway east to just past Cherry Avenue.

Tuesday 03/24/2015
Harlan County Dam gate repair starting soon, with six likely completed in 2015
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 11:50 am

REPUBLICAN CITY — After more than a year of on-site preparations, repairs will begin soon on the first of 18 Harlan County Dam radial gates.

KPD bus enforcement catches 24 motorists allegedly neglecting bus stop arm signals
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 11:50 am

KEARNEY — Twenty-four motorists each face up to a $500 fine for allegedly neglecting school bus stop arm signals in Kearney.

Central Elementary raises $1,481 for Kearney Area Animal Shelter
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 11:59 am

KEARNEY — A schoolwide effort at Central Elementary School raised $1,481 to buy supplies for the Kearney Area Animal Shelter.

Kearney students ready for state speech championships
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 11:48 am

KEARNEY — Hub Territory high schools are eager for the NSAA State Speech Championships to begin Thursday.

Holdrege housing addition developing; lots available
Posted: March 24, 2015

Public invited to an eclipse party at Behlen Observatory
Posted: March 24, 2015

MEAD (AP) — The public has been invited to join a lunar eclipse viewing party next month at Behlen Observatory, southeast of Mead.

Veterans outreach rep available April 8 at CCC
Posted: March 24, 2015

HASTINGS — Adam Armstrong, veterans outreach coordinator at Central Community College, will be at the college’s Holdrege, Kearney and Lexington centers on April 8.

CCC offering Academic Skill Builder workshops
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 11:39 am

GRAND ISLAND — Academic Skill Builder workshops will be April 8 at the Central Community College centers in Holdrege, Kearney and Lexington.

CCC’s admission, financial information available April 6
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 11:38 am

LEXINGTON — Maria Lopez, diversity coordinator at Central Community College, will be in Lexington from noon to 5 p.m. April 6 at CCC’s Lexington Center, 1501 Plum Creek Parkway.

Monday 03/23/2015
Grass fire reported at Kearney dog park; KVFD quickly extinguishes
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 5:08 pm

KEARNEY — Kearney Volunteer Fire Department firefighters are on fighting a grassfire near the Meadowlark Dog Park in northwest Kearney.

Attempt to repeal Nebraska motorcycle helmet law fails
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 3:46 pm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attempt to repeal Nebraska's motorcycle helmet law stalled on Monday with lawmakers split over concerns for personal freedom and safety.

Community Redevelopment Authority OKs TIF for hotel plan
Posted: March 23, 2015

KEARNEY — The Community Redevelopment Authority OK’d tax-increment financing today to help pay for $1.5 million in road and other public improvements needed for the $13.358 million Younes Center Third Addition project.