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Kearney woman sentenced to prison for conspiracy to distribute meth

Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that Jane Valenzuela, 53, of Kearney, Nebraska, was sentenced on June 22, 2022, to 1 year and one day in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, marijuana, and K2 by Senior United States District Judge Joseph Bataillon. Following her release from prison, Valenzuela will serve three years on supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.
KEARNEY, NE
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Here’s what you need to know about Tri-Cities fireworks

GRAND ISLAND, HASTINGS, KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - The Fourth of July is getting closer and closer. Here’s what you need to know about fireworks rules in the Tri-Cities. Vendors in Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney will be allowed to sell fireworks from June 28 through July 4. There are some variations about local times and places:
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Kearney woman sentenced following federal drug conviction

KEARNEY, Neb. -- A central Nebraska woman will spend the next year in prison after being sentenced on a federal drug conviction. Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that 53-year-old Jane Valenzuela, of Kearney, was sentenced on Wednesday, to one year and one day in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, marijuana, and K2. Following her release from prison, Valenzuela will serve three years on supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.
KEARNEY, NE
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New coach has Hampton boys hoops in motion

YORK – Last winter, the Hampton Hawks began to sow the seeds of improvement thanks to a four-man senior class and a key group of underclassmen. With the seniors graduated a core group of juniors and sophomores aim to take the next step in the first season under head coach Dalton Miller.
HAMPTON, NE
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Texas man convicted for Diers Avenue burglaries

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Texas man faces prison time for three burglaries in west Grand Island. Aaron Faz, 19, of Plainview, Tex., stands convicted on two counts of felony burglary and is scheduled to be sentenced in August. Court records show police arrested Faz after burglaries last summer...
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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Central Nebraska projects big winners for “shovel-ready” construction

LINCOLN, Neb. (KSNB) - Six Central Nebraska non-profits are getting millions of dollars for so-called “shovel-ready” improvement projects. In a press release Friday, the state Department of Economic Development announced a total of $115 million dollars in grants under a bill passed last year in the Legislature. The Shovel-Ready Capital Recovery and Investment Act authorizes use of $100 million in federal ARPA funds and $15 million from the state’s general fund.
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Branting's pitching gem leads SOS Seniors past Twin River

SILVER CREEK - Lots of times during the broadcast of a baseball game on TV, you’ll hear the announcers say, “If you don’t get to him early he settles in and gets tougher as the game goes on.”. After the Shelby/Osceola/Stromsburg Rebel Seniors put up four runs...
SILVER CREEK, NE
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CHI-Health St. Francis remembers organ donors

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - CHI Health St. Francis held its annual Organ Donor Remembrance ceremony Friday afternoon. The event featured speakers who were apart of the organ-donation process in some capacity. They shared their stories to a crowd that were family members of other donors. Then they finished the ceremony by raising the Donate Life Flag and lighting the ceremonial candles.
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Malleck finishes as runner-up in Nebraska Match Play

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Bennington's Johnny Spellerberg battled back from a deficit to win the 36-hole Final of the 55th Nebraska Match Play Championship, 2 and 1, over York's Reed Malleck at Riverside Golf Club in Grand Island on Friday. Both players were past Nebraska Junior Match Play Champions,...
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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Grand Island woman arrested on gun-related charges

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island woman is facing felony gun-related charges in Hall County. Vanessa Leon, 33, is charged with two counts of possession of a stolen firearm. Leon was arrested at her home on Tuesday. According to the arrest affidavit, Leon purchased and sold two firearms...
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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GI man charged with burglarizing businesses takes plea deal

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — A Texas man charged with burglarizing multiple Grand Island businesses has taken a plea deal. Aaron Faz, 19, pled no contest to two counts of burglary. In exchange for his plea, prosecutors dismissed an additional count of burglary and a second case where Faz was charged with one additional count of burglary.
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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Husker men’s golfer, York alum Malleck advances to Nebraska Match Play final

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - The quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the 55th Nebraska Match Play golf tournament were played Thursday at Riverside Golf Club in Grand Island. After starting pool play with eight players in the running, there are only two that remain: Nebraska men’s golf junior and York alum Reed Malleck; and Creighton alum Johnny Spellerberg out of Bennington.
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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