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Elwood man discharges gun, injures deputies with a knife while being arrested

ELWOOD — An Elwood man allegedly discharged a gun and injured deputies with a knife while he was being arrested at his Plum Creek Canyon residence. Jeremy Bendler, 36, has been charged with assault of an officer, a Class 2 felony, use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, Class 2 felony and a second subsequent offense of resisting arrest, a Class 3A felony.
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KSNB Local4

Minden home destroyed in Tuesday afternoon fire

MINDEN, Neb. (KSNB) - A home in Minden is considered a total loss following a fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were called out to a home in the 200 block of S Nebraska Ave. around 2:30 p.m. as smoke was coming from the house. The Minden Fire Department was on scene...
MINDEN, NE
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NebraskaTV

Multiple crews respond to home fire in Minden

MINDEN, Neb. — A house in Minden is considered a total loss after a fire Tuesday afternoon. According to Minden Fire Chief Tom Brown, the call came in around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday for a fire at 242 S. Nebraska in Minden. When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke and...
MINDEN, NE
Kearney Hub

Hastings native, Martin McIntire, named new Holdrege Police Chief

HOLDREGE — A familiar face has taken the helm at the Holdrege Police Department. Martin McIntire has been with HPD for 22 years, and he was named the Holdrege chief of police earlier this month. The Holdrege City Council approved the appointment of McIntire as chief of police at the June 7 council meeting.
HOLDREGE, NE
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North Platte Telegraph

Elwood man discharges gun, injures deputies with a knife during arrest

ELWOOD — An Elwood man allegedly discharged a gun and injured deputies with a knife during his arrest at his Plum Creek Canyon residence. Jeremy Bendler, 36, has been charged with assault of an officer, a Class 2 felony; use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, a Class 2 felony; and a second or subsequent offense of resisting arrest, a Class 3A felony.
ELWOOD, NE
foxnebraska.com

Educators learn how to deal with conflict in the classroom

HOLDREGE, NEB. — As educators still battle staff shortages and teacher burnout, some are learning how to deal with another challenge in the classroom. Special Education Teacher Abbie Sis recalls a time she found herself in conflict with one of her students. “He's breathing heavier, okay let’s see. I...
HOLDREGE, NE
North Platte Telegraph

Becton, Dickinson to pay $499K to resolve alleged hiring discrimination

Becton, Dickinson and Company has agreed to pay nearly a half-million dollars to resolve hiring alleged discrimination against women at three of its Nebraska plants. The medical technology manufacturer, which has two locations in Columbus and one in Holdrege, will pay $499,349 in back pay and interest to 125 qualified female applicants.
HOLDREGE, NE
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foxnebraska.com

Communities across the state banning fireworks due to dry conditions

KEARNEY, NEB. — Parts of the state are still seeing severe drought. As we head into the holiday weekend, the question of banning fireworks is now on the table for some communities. For many, the 4th of July means celebrating with a bang! But communities are making changes because...
KEARNEY, NE
KSNB Local4

Assessing local fire danger this 4th of July

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - It’s that time of summer when we hear the explosive sounds of celebration to commemorate our country’s independence from Great Britain 246 years ago. Unfortunately, due to the lack of precipitation this past winter and continued dry conditions, some will not be able to celebrate with fireworks this 4th of July.
LEXINGTON, NE
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A short season no problem as Simmons snags perfection

KEARNEY, Neb. — Day in and day out, people strive for perfection: the perfect sunrise, the perfect song on the radio, even the perfect dessert to end your day. It's highly sought after, but rarely achieved. Something that's only more rare out on the diamond. For Kearney Runza's Scout...
KEARNEY, NE
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Nationals Juniors take on Kearney

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) -The North Platte Nationals Juniors fell to the Kearney Juniors Wednesday at Bill Wood Field in the first of a Juniors-Seniors doubleheader by a score of 11-1. Kearney used a consistent performance from the start to take control of the game early and force a run rule ending in the fifth inning.
NORTH PLATTE, NE
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Central Nebraska Veterans' Home celebrates 4th of July with Patriot Parade

KEARNEY, Neb. — The Central Nebraska Veterans' Home (CNVH) celebrated the 4th of July early on Wednesday with their own unique parade. From tractors, to fancy cars, to first responders vehicles, this year was the 3rd Annual Patriot Parade organized by the entire community of Kearney and surrounded areas.
KEARNEY, NE
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