Category Archives: KGFW News

Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites

Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is a release from the city of Kearney in regards to Christmas tree drop-off sites. The City of Kearney will again offer four Christmas tree drop-off sites. The sites will be open from December 15, 2018 thru January 15, 2019 for the disposal of live Christmas trees. Tree stands, as…Read more »

Stanley Clouse reappointed as mayor of Kearney, looks ahead to 2019

Stanley Clouse reappointed as mayor of Kearney, looks ahead to 2019

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) A busy city council meeting on Dec. 11 had included the appointment of a President and Vice President for the council. The President serves as the mayor on the council. The roles were filled by Stan Clouse for President and Randy Buschkoetter for Vice President. As 2019 approaches, Mayor Clouse listed…Read more »

KGFW building, other Nebraska businesses receive bomb threats

KGFW building, other Nebraska businesses receive bomb threats

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – A recent trend of bomb threats sent via e-mail has settled into Kearney reportedly for the first time. Interim Chief of Police Mike Kirkwood and the Kearney Police Department were quick to respond Dec. 13 at 23rd and Central Avenue, the downtown KGFW studios building. Kirkwood addressed the threat and the…Read more »

Gov. Ricketts Applauds Next Steps on WOTUS Repeal

Gov. Ricketts Applauds Next Steps on WOTUS Repeal

LINCOLN, Neb. – Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) applauded an announcement by Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler that the Trump Administration has proposed a replacement for the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. “Thank you President Trump and Acting Administrator Wheeler for your continued commitment to repealing…Read more »

US-6/34, East and West of US-183 in Holdrege is Open to Traffic

US-6/34, East and West of US-183 in Holdrege is Open to Traffic

MCCOOK, Neb. – The following is a release from the Nebraska Department of Transportation in regards to roadways in Holdrege reopening. Work along US-6/34, in Holdrege, has been completed with minor work remaining, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. The remaining work will include sodding, pavement marking, parking stalls and cross walks. Traffic will…Read more »

Two Nominees Forwarded for District Court Judge Vacancy in the Ninth Judicial District

Two Nominees Forwarded for District Court Judge Vacancy in the Ninth Judicial District

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a release from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts in regards to the District Court Judge vacancy in the ninth judicial district. The Judicial Nominating Commission for the District Court, Ninth Judicial District (Buffalo and Hall counties) provided the following two names for the Governor’s consideration: Andrew C. Butler,…Read more »

56th Street Lane Closure between 17th Avenue and 18th Avenue

56th Street Lane Closure between 17th Avenue and 18th Avenue

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is a press release from the city of Kearney in regards to lane closure on 56th Street. The City of Kearney Utilities Department in conjunction with Midlands Contracting announce that the west bound lanes of 56th Street between 17th Avenue and 18th Avenue will be reduced to one lane of…Read more »