Category Archives: KGFW News

Omaha Man Sentenced to 50 Months for Transporting an Explosive with Intent to Injure and Interstate Stalking

Omaha Man Sentenced to 50 Months for Transporting an Explosive with Intent to Injure and Interstate Stalking

OMAHA, Neb. – The following is from the office of United State Attorney Joe Kelly: “United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Craig Niedbalski, age 61, was sentenced on January 22, 2020, in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for Transporting an Explosive with Intent to Injure and Interstate Stalking.  United States District Court Judge Robert…Read more »

Barricaded Subject – 4800 Block of 10th Avenue in Kearney

Barricaded Subject – 4800 Block of 10th Avenue in Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Police Department: “On January 19, 2020, at approximately 11:45 p.m., officers of the Kearney Police Department were called to 4800 Block of 10th Avenue in Northwest Kearney in regards to a report that an adult male subject was armed with a knife and had barricaded himself…Read more »

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Refuse Collection Schedule

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Refuse Collection Schedule

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: The City of Kearney, Sanitation Division, announces the following changes will be in effect for the refuse collection system and the Kearney Area Solid Waste Agency Landfill, due to the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 20, 2020. Residential Collection: •…Read more »

Nebraska leaders comment on the Senate passage of USMCA

Nebraska leaders comment on the Senate passage of USMCA

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Today’s passage of USMCA by the U.S. Senate is a big victory for Nebraska and our ag producers,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “It ensures Nebraska will have the opportunity to grow our relationship with Canada and Mexico, two of the most important markets…Read more »

Multiple Agencies comment on US-China ‘Phase One’ Agreement

Multiple Agencies comment on US-China ‘Phase One’ Agreement

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Farm Bureau: “Today’s signing of the Phase One deal with China is positive for American agriculture and Nebraska’s farm and ranch families. There’s no question it’s a critical step forward in stopping escalation of the trade dispute with what has been one of our largest trading…Read more »

Raising Cane’s Donates Over $1,300 to The Kearney Area Animal Shelter

Raising Cane’s Donates Over $1,300 to The Kearney Area Animal Shelter

KEARNEY, Neb. – Each holiday season Raising Cane’s restaurants team up with a local pet welfare organization to sell a limited-edition plush toy puppy and donate 100% of the net proceeds to the organization. In 2019, the Kearney restaurant partnered with the Kearney Area Animal Shelter, KAAS, and donated over $1,300 to them from the…Read more »

Northwest School Teacher and Student arrested in child pornography case

Northwest School Teacher and Student arrested in child pornography case

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – The following is from the Grand Island Police Department: “On 1/14/19, the Grand Island Police Department, in conjunction with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), arrested a 17 year old male, and a 37 year old Brian Mohr of Grand Island. The 17 year old male is identified as a student at Northwest…Read more »

Gov. Ricketts Comments on Denial of Federal Disaster Declaration for Summer & Fall Events

Gov. Ricketts Comments on Denial of Federal Disaster Declaration for Summer & Fall Events

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement regarding a denial for a disaster declaration from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The notice follows an appeal of an earlier decision to deny a federal disaster declaration for severe storms, tornados, straight-line winds, and…Read more »

Kearney Regional Airport Celebrates a Record-breaking 2019

Kearney Regional Airport Celebrates a Record-breaking 2019

KEARNEY, Neb. – Kearney Regional Airport set an annual enplanement record in 2019 with 21,269 enplanements. This is a 63% growth from the previous annual enplanement record which was 13,042 in 2013. Since the start of air service in September 2018 with United Express, the Kearney Regional Airport has had 14 consecutive record-breaking months. In December…Read more »