NE Strong UPDATE

NE Strong UPDATE

The MIAA has suspended all fall sports until December 31st. The conference hopes to allow teams to resume competition in the spring. Among those affected by the decision is UNK Athletics.

The G-PAC Conference moves forward with its fall sports season. Teams, including Hastings College, were allowed to report for camp last Saturday. First dates of competition are September 5th for volleyball, soccer, cross country, and golf. Football starts September 12th.

TODAY: Mary Lanning Healthcare and the state of Nebraska have partnered to provide free COVID-19 testing to eligible residents beginning August 17 at MLH. Residents will need to take an online assessment through the TestNebraska portal to see if they are eligible for the free testing, the healthcare department said.

Kearney-based Hot Meals USA, which served more than 100,000 meals in the Kearney and Lexington areas amid the coronavirus crisis is headed to help in the aftermath of last week’s derecho windstorm in Iowa. Hot Meals USA has been dispatched to Tama County, northeast of Des Moines. Many of the 35,000 residents were still without power over the weekend and officials say it could take up to three weeks to return service to everyone. Cash-Wa of Kearney is keeping Hot Meals USA stocked with food for during the mission.

The Kearney Area Children’s Museum is hosting Kids Night Out “Glow Night” on Friday, August 21st from 6-8:30pm. Ages 3-12. Play in Exhibits and glow in the dark challenges. Dinner included. $10 for members and $15 Non Members. Go to www.kearneychildrensmuseum.org to sign up!