Author Archives: KGFW

Residential Flood Refuse Curbside Collection

Residential Flood Refuse Curbside Collection

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “Curbside residential flood related refuse collection will continue this week for those affected. Please set large appliances aside, as those have to be picked up separately. Refuse should be placed on the curb, away from mailboxes and other landscaping, and away from parked cars.…Read more »

Gov. Ricketts Announces “Sorghum Cares” Initiative with Sorghum Producers Association and Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs

Gov. Ricketts Announces “Sorghum Cares” Initiative with Sorghum Producers Association and Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts announced a new volunteer initiative, “Sorghum Cares: Preserving Our Heritage. Building Our Future,” to collect and preserve the stories of Nebraska veterans. The Nebraska Sorghum Producers Association (NeSPA) and Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) have partnered to launch…Read more »

Closure of Downtown Streets for Cruise Nite

Closure of Downtown Streets for Cruise Nite

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney announces the closure of the following streets and parking lots beginning at 2:00 a.m. on Saturday July 20, 2019: • Central Avenue from Railroad Street to 25th Street • 24th Street from 1st Avenue to Avenue A • 23rd Street…Read more »

Road Repair Work: Railroad Street from 9th Avenue to 15th Avenue

Road Repair Work: Railroad Street from 9th Avenue to 15th Avenue

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that Railroad Street from 9th Avenue to 15th Avenue will be closed for eastbound and westbound traffic beginning on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. weather permitting. The purpose of the closure is for concrete…Read more »

Kearney Is Open for Business

Kearney Is Open for Business

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from Kearney Visitor’s Bureau Director Roger Jasnoch: “After July 9th flood waters recede, Kearney’s hotel and restaurants resume business. “We are happy to report over 600 hotel rooms, representing 11 different properties, are available that were not affected by flood waters,” said Roger Jasnoch, Director of the Kearney Visitors…Read more »

Road Repair Work: 35th Street and 27th Avenue

Road Repair Work: 35th Street and 27th Avenue

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that 35th Street from Country Club Lane to 29th Avenue will be closed to thru traffic beginning today Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Residents living on 27th Avenue will need to access 27th Avenue from the west.…Read more »

Kearney Flood Update

Kearney Flood Update

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the City of Kearney: “The City of Kearney would like to provide a brief update in regards to yesterday’s flooding in the community.  There are zero safety concerns in regards to drinking water, it may be consumed. We do ask that you stay out of flooded water…Read more »

Kearney Area Community Foundation Providing Flood Relief

Kearney Area Community Foundation Providing Flood Relief

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Area Community Foundation: “The Kearney Area Community Foundation has a Disaster Relief Fund set up to help those in the Kearney area suffering loss from the recent devastating flooding. To show your support, click the link below to donate to the Disaster Relief Fund. All donations…Read more »