KEARNEY — The Hampton Inn-Kearney has been honored with the Lighthouse Award from Hilton, the parent of Hampton Inns. The Lighthouse Award is an annual award given to only the top 5 percent of Hampton Inns in the Americas and recognizes outstanding customer service and quality of product wit…

KEARNEY — Three elected officials of Buffalo County — Register of Deeds Kellie John, County Clerk Jan Giffin and Election Commissioner Lisa Poff — recently attended the Nebraska Association of County Clerks, Register of Deeds and Election Commissioners annual summer workshop June 12-14 at th…

KEARNEY — A third store — Five Below — will open Friday in Kearney’s former Kmart building at 4700 Second Ave., but the opening of Ross Dress for Less in the same 80,000-square-foot building appears to be a long way off.

KEARNEY — Junior Achievement, which teaches young students about money and financial responsibility, has announced its 2019 JA Super School Award recipients for their commitment to the future financial success of their students by including the JA curriculum and a JA business volunteer in ev…

PRAIRIE du SAC, Wis. — Culver’s guests showed their support for agricultural education on Culver’s Scoops of Thanks Day, donating more than $104,000. The fundraiser is part of Culver’s Thank You Farmers Project and involved guests donating $1 in exchange for a single scoop of fresh frozen custard.