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Central Nebraska Veterans Home Move-In Day

Central Nebraska Veterans Home Move-In Day

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Despite fog and blowing snow, the cold outside of the Central Nebraska Veterans Home did little to the warm spirits of those in attendance for the move-in day that brought in approximately 200 Nebraska veterans. State Senator John Lowe stepped away from the legislative session to see the historic day himself.…Read more »

Nebraska Farm Bureau on farming impact during Government Shutdown

Nebraska Farm Bureau on farming impact during Government Shutdown

LINCOLN, Neb. – (KGFW) Nebraska Farm Bureau Senior Economist Jay Rempe touched on the impacts he’s noticing with tariffs that are still imposed and what is going on while there is a shutdown. Rempe began with what issues are still occuring in the trade market. “We still have some issues out there with the trade…Read more »

Department of Revenue releases general fund receipts for December 2018

Department of Revenue releases general fund receipts for December 2018

LINCOLN, Neb. — December Gross Receipts: Tax Commissioner Tony Fulton reports that gross General Fund receipts for December were $493 million, which is 2.3% below the certified forecast of $505 million. • Gross Sales and Use: 1.5% below forecast • Gross Individual Income: 8.8% below forecast • Gross Corporate Income: 23.8% above forecast • Gross…Read more »

Hy-Vee joining the party to combat the opioid epidemic

Hy-Vee joining the party to combat the opioid epidemic

DES MOINES, Iowa – In 2018, many law enforcement agencies throughout the United States were combating the opioid epidemic and trying to find solutions. At the beginning of 2019, Hy-Vee pharmacies throughout the Midwest are looking to do the same. The policy that Hy-Vee pharmacies have in place will no longer allow for a subsequent…Read more »

Senator John Lowe preparing for 2019 Legislative Session

Senator John Lowe preparing for 2019 Legislative Session

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Speaking with Senator John Lowe before he makes his return to Lincoln for the legislative session, a wide array of topics were brought up, first was simply what bills may be introduced or will be given a closer look. “I’ve got one that will make universities and colleges in Nebraska military…Read more »

Nebraska State Patrol I-80 chase ends near Wood River exit

Nebraska State Patrol I-80 chase ends near Wood River exit

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Troopers and dispatchers with the Nebraska State Patrol have successfully resolved an incident on Interstate 80 near Wood River. The Nebraska State Patrol reports that the incident began when a trooper was notified of a vehicle that had been swerving traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 near Kearney. After the vehicle was…Read more »

UNK Chancellor Doug Kristensen looking ahead to 2019

UNK Chancellor Doug Kristensen looking ahead to 2019

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – As the college of UNK prepares for students to make their return, Chancellor Doug Kristensen noted what things will be different in the spring semester versus what students already experienced in the fall. “The spring semester provides many different things that we don’t do in the fall. The rhythm for the…Read more »