Category Archives: KGFW News

Longtime workforce developer retiring after 18-year career

Longtime workforce developer retiring after 18-year career

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Executive Director for Kearney Works, Stan Zimbelman joined KGFW’s Talk of the Town to discuss his 18-year career in workforce development and highlight the low unemployment rate in Nebraska. Zimbelman began with the challenges that face his company with low unemployment. “The unemployment is very low and I think it’s going…Read more »

Road Closure: 6th Avenue and 39th Street

Road Closure: 6th Avenue and 39th Street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that weather permitting the south side of the intersection at 39th Street and 6th Avenue will be closed to traffic beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 for concrete repair and traffic light detection…Read more »

Governor Ricketts Celebrates Merger of Two Agencies

Governor Ricketts Celebrates Merger of Two Agencies

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts, along with Director Jim Macy, head of the newly created Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, celebrated the merger of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality and the Nebraska Energy Office. Following the passage of LB 302, the two…Read more »

Kearney Fireworks Regulations

Kearney Fireworks Regulations

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “Even though consumer fireworks are available in the State of Nebraska on June 24, they cannot be discharged in Kearney until June 28. The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department would like to remind our citizens: • Consumer fireworks can be purchased and discharged between: o…Read more »

Governor Ricketts Urges Ag Producers, Business Leaders to Join Upcoming Trade Mission to Vietnam & Japan

Governor Ricketts Urges Ag Producers, Business Leaders to Join Upcoming Trade Mission to Vietnam & Japan

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts wants to remind farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness leaders interested in attending the Governor’s September trade mission to Vietnam and Japan that the deadline to register is June 30, 2019. “Vietnam is one of the fastest growing economies in the…Read more »

Road Repair Work: 39th Street and 7th Avenue to 11th Avenue

Road Repair Work: 39th Street and 7th Avenue to 11th Avenue

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that the westbound outside lane on 39th Street from 7th Avenue to 11th Avenue will be closed beginning on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting. The purpose of the lane closure is for…Read more »

Disaster Registration Deadlines Approach

Disaster Registration Deadlines Approach

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): “There is less than a week remaining for survivors to register for disaster assistance after the winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding in March.  The deadline to apply is June 19, 2019 for both FEMA individual assistance grants and the low interest…Read more »