In 2010, the Hub’s Kim Schmidt was one of a handful of Nebraska journalists to get a firsthand look at the Nebraska Department of Correction’s lethal injection chamber.
KEARNEY — Despite concerns from a neighbor, the Buffalo County Board of Commissioners approved at its meeting Tuesday a zoning amendment for land north of Elm Creek intended to be an administrative subdivision.
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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- Kearney High yearbooks ready to be picked up
- DHHS offers training at Kearney library for home-based services
- Christian Women lunch, program is noon Monday
- Commissioners approve zoning amendment despite homeowner's concerns
- Republican River plan seeks balance of water uses, supplies for 25 years
- 11th St. reopening just in time for school, but work continues
HAY SPRINGS, Neb. (AP) — State wildlife officials say a female mountain lion has been killed by a landowner in northwest Nebraska who found the animal attacking his chickens.
LINCOLN — Seventy-hour workweeks. No benefits, health insurance, overtime pay or vacation days. Up to a $65 fee taken out of workers’ paychecks. Wages that amounted to lower than minimum wage.
A youth volleyball coach who lives in west Omaha has been charged in Sarpy County with third-degree sexual assault of a child, which allegedly took place on Christmas Eve of 2011.
LINCOLN — A judge declared a mistrial Monday in a murder trial involving the 2017 riot at the Tecumseh State Prison.
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.