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Tuesday 06/30/2015
Six-year-old getting rid of ventilator he’s had since he was 6 months old
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 10:23 am

CALLAWAY — Six-year-old Shaun Johnson of Callaway loves to fish, play with his friends and play T-ball.

Water Tour Series: Limited water creates equity issues for Republican surface water irrigators
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 12:01 pm

BARTLEY CANAL — Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District Vice-President Jay Schilling has few options for much of his cropland when water isn’t available to fill Republican Basin irrigation canals.

Computer glitch causes BuffaloWatch malfunction
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 11:34 am

KEARNEY — A computer glitch is to blame for tornado and thunderstorm warnings being inadvertently sent via text to numerous BuffaloWatch subscribers Monday night.

Paperwork now available for same-sex marriages in all Nebraska counties
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 2:12 pm

LINCOLN — All Nebraska counties now have the paperwork to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Fireworks show at Viaero Event Center set for Friday
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 11:48 am

KEARNEY — Kearney’s Independence Day Celebration and fireworks show starts at 10 p.m. Friday at the Viaero Event Center at 609 Platte Road.

Cozad begins demolition of historic Rialto Theater
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 11:49 am

COZAD — The City of Cozad took a big step Monday toward addressing a blight downtown by beginning demolition of the Rialto Theater.

Monday 06/29/2015
KVFD called to structure fire in east Kearney; fire under control
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 12:05 pm

KEARNEY — The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire call this afternoon at 3303 Ave. F in east Kearney. 

Bruises, broken bones don't stop Sumner man from bull riding
Updated: June 29, 2015 - 12:02 pm

SUMNER — Zach Burden isn’t easily discouraged when it comes to riding bulls, even when all he goes home with are bumps, bruises and breaks.

Water Tour Series: $120 million N-CORPE project pumps water from 30 wells for rivers
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 12:01 pm

LINCOLN COUNTY — Groundwater counts in Nebraska’s part of the Republican Basin, especially since the 1970s when large numbers of irrigations wells first were drilled into the Ogallala Aquifer.

KHS principal to speak at Kearney Dawn Rotary Wednesday
Updated: June 29, 2015 - 11:41 am

KEARNEY — Kearney High School Principal Jay Dostal will speak at Kearney Dawn Rotary at 7 a.m. Wednesday at Alley Rose.

Two teens still missing after weekend escape from YRTC
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 3:31 pm

KEARNEY — Two of the nine teens who escaped from Kearney’s Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center over the weekend still are missing.

Community Olympic Games marks 20 years with nearly 800 participants, 30 teams
Updated: June 29, 2015 - 11:45 am

KEARNEY — Almost 800 people on 30 teams competed in the 20th Annual Community Olympic Games.

Fort Kearny, other state recreation areas to allow fireworks on July 4
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 11:48 am

LINCOLN (AP) — Seven state recreation areas in Nebraska plan to allow fireworks for Independence Day celebrations.

Saturday 06/27/2015
This month's Community Hero: Helen Casper
Posted: June 27, 2015

Congratulations to Sharon Hoffman, this month’s Community Heroes winner.

Local reactions to gay marriage ruling mixed
Updated: July 01, 2015 - 2:12 pm

KEARNEY — Haley Fisher wasn’t sure same-sex marriage would be a reality in her lifetime.