Category Archives: KGFW News

November firearm deer harvest slightly higher than last year

November firearm deer harvest slightly higher than last year

LINCOLN, Neb. – Deer harvest during the 2019 November firearm season in Nebraska is 2% ahead last year’s pace. During the nine-day season, there were 43,346 deer taken, compared to 42,466 in 2018. Mule deer buck harvest decreased 9%, with 7,172 taken, compared to 7,925 in 2018. The average age of mule deer bucks is…Read more »

Railroad Maintenance on US-183, South Holdrege

Railroad Maintenance on US-183, South Holdrege

HOLDREGE, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Department of Transportation: December 4, 2019 — Due to unforeseen reasons, the closure has been delayed until December 16, on US-183, in Holdrege, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. US-183 will be closed at the railroad crossing located on the south edge of Holdrege. North…Read more »

Governor Ricketts Thanks Pres. Trump, HUD for $108.9 Million in Federal Disaster Recovery Funding

Governor Ricketts Thanks Pres. Trump, HUD for $108.9 Million in Federal Disaster Recovery Funding

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts thanked President Trump and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson for awarding $108.9 million in grants to aid Nebraska’s long-term disaster recovery. The Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding will support the…Read more »

Annual Give Where You Live Giving Day is First Thursday in December

Annual Give Where You Live Giving Day is First Thursday in December

KEARNEY, NE – The Kearney Area Community Foundation is launching the seventh annual 24-Hour giving day called “Give Where You Live” on December 5, 2019.  This year, $113,500 in challenge match funds and prizes will be awarded to nonprofits participating in Give Where You Live. This community-wide event will benefit a record-breaking 165 charitable organizations…Read more »

NSP Urges Preparedness for Strong Winter Storms

NSP Urges Preparedness for Strong Winter Storms

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska State Patrol: “The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists to be prepared for a winter storm that is projected to affect most of the state over the next two days. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Nebraska counties throughout western, central,…Read more »

Declared Snow Emergency in Effect

Declared Snow Emergency in Effect

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Street Division announces that in anticipation of the snow event, a Snow Emergency is in effect beginning Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (NOON) until Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (NOON). There is NO PARKING on Emergency…Read more »

Secretary of State Evnen Announced December 2nd start date for Candidates filing for Office

Secretary of State Evnen Announced December 2nd start date for Candidates filing for Office

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Secretary of State Bob Evnen: “Secretary of State Robert Evnen announced that incumbents and non-incumbents, running for multi-county district, offices, state, or federal offices, are able to submit their filing documents for Nebraska 2020 elections beginning December 2, 2019.  Instructions and filing fees are online…Read more »

Man wanted in Buffalo, Lincoln and Dawson counties on multiple arrest warrants

Man wanted in Buffalo, Lincoln and Dawson counties on multiple arrest warrants

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office: 37-year-old Josiah Negley is wanted on arrest warrants out of Buffalo, Lincoln and Dawson counties for multiple weapons and drug offenses. Nelgey is also wanted on a federal warrant for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Contact the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office or Kearney Police Department…Read more »

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 »