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NDOT Announces New Roadside Memorial Policy

NDOT Announces New Roadside Memorial Policy

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Department of Transportation: “The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces their new roadside memorial policy aimed at allowing an immediate family member to memorialize a death which occurred as the result of a vehicular crash on the State Highway System. Immediate family members can now apply…Read more »

19 Year Old Driver Arrested Following Police Pursuit

19 Year Old Driver Arrested Following Police Pursuit

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Police Department: “On November 6, 2019 at approximately 10:05 P.M., a Kearney Police Officer attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding near 2nd Avenue and 32nd Street. The driver of the vehicle refused to stop, resulting in a vehicle pursuit. Once the Officer lost sight of the…Read more »

Priority Traffic Enforcement Areas (PTEA) for November 2019

Priority Traffic Enforcement Areas (PTEA) for November 2019

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Police Department: “There are three objectives of this program: 1)Educate citizens of lawful and safe driving habits through traditional and social media. 2)Gain voluntary compliance from the public, through aggressive traffic statute enforcement practices that are specific to locate, time and type of violation. 3)Reduce the…Read more »

UPDATE: Multiple Vehicle Accident on 25th Street 3rd Ave

UPDATE: Multiple Vehicle Accident on 25th Street 3rd Ave

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Police Department: “On October 28, 2019 @ 9:27 a.m. the Kearney Police Department, Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska State Patrol, Kearney Fire Department, and Good Samaritan EMS responded to multiple vehicle accident at the intersections of 25th Street & 3rd Avenue. Investigations determined that a gray…Read more »

Multiple Vehicle Accident on 25th Street 1st Ave & 3rd Ave

Multiple Vehicle Accident on 25th Street 1st Ave & 3rd Ave

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Police Department: “At approximately 9:27 a.m. on Monday, October 28, 2019 officers of the Kearney Police Department, Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska State Patrol, Kearney Fire Department, and Good Samaritan EMS responded to a multiple vehicle accident at the intersection of 25th street & 3rd Ave…Read more »

Leaves don’t go in the street

Leaves don’t go in the street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from City of Kearney Stormwater Project Manager, Dan Lillis: “City streets are not the dumping grounds for leaves. Why should you be concerned? Organic matter such as grass and leaves can cause odors in neighborhood creeks and drainage problems that lead to flooding. Lawn Care professionals and residential home…Read more »

UNK event focuses on landmark Supreme Court decision

UNK event focuses on landmark Supreme Court decision

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the UNK Communications department. “A Nebraska newspaper’s role in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case will be discussed 7 p.m. Oct. 24 during an event hosted by the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Carol Lomicky of Kearney, a former journalism professor who taught at UNK for three decades,…Read more »

Scam call reported in Buffalo County

Scam call reported in Buffalo County

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Buffalo County Emergency Management Agency: “The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office and the Kearney Police Department have taken reports regarding a scam where the caller will report they are with Apple Support. The call will normally come from 800-275-2273, which is a legitimate number for Apple Support. However…Read more »

Concrete Repair Work: Avenue G and Railroad Street

Concrete Repair Work: Avenue G and Railroad Street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that weather permitting concrete repair work will take place on Ave G at Railroad Street beginning Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. Access to residences on Avenue G will not be affected, and the street…Read more »

Gov. Ricketts Announces Taiwan Companies’ Intent to Buy Nebraska Ag Commodities

Gov. Ricketts Announces Taiwan Companies’ Intent to Buy Nebraska Ag Commodities

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts and representatives from Nebraska’s corn and soybean boards signed letters of intent (LOIs) with company officials from Taiwan. The LOIs outline Taiwan’s agreement to purchase more than $2.1 billion in U.S. soybeans, corn, and distillers grains. Members of the…Read more »