KEARNEY — Some construction activities will continue on 11th Street, but the major southwest Kearney arterial was scheduled to reopen to traffic today — just in time for the beginning of classes on Thursday at Kenwood Elementary and Kearney High schools.

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Galen Jay Owen, 85, of Green, formerly of Elm Creek, Neb., died Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Colmery-O’Neil Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Topeka.

KEARNEY — Memorial services for Daleard and Elaine (Swan) Pettijohn of San Marcos, Calif., will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Kearney.

HOLDREGE — Dorothy L. Bachman, 94, of Holdrege died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at her home.

KEARNEY — Ruth H. Mayo, 95, of Kearney died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at Mount Carmel Home and Rehabilitation Center.

KEARNEY — Zola M. Johnson, 87, of Kearney died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at St. Luke’s Good Samaritan Village.