Kearney, NENebraskaTV

Griek vs. Brutus: NTV's own takes on funny car

KEARNEY, Neb. — The Funny Car Chaos Series made its way to Kearney Raceway Friday and Saturday night, and didn't disappoint. Chris Schneider, the driver of the notorious "Brutus" car, even gave NTV a behind-the-scenes look at the vehicle that always draws eyes. NTV's Dave Griek even took a shot...
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Kearney, NENebraskaTV

The Buffalo County Stampede Marathon Had Nearly 200 Runners

KEARNEY, Neb. — This is the 14th year for the Stampede Marathon. People from all ages had the opportunity to participate. The start and finish line were located at the Trails and Rails Museum. The event started at 7:00 a.m. There were three categories, half marathon, 5K and 10K, winners...
Kearney, NEKSNB Local4

The Archway hosts Songs and Stories of Lakota Native American tribe

KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - Song and Stories of the Lakota Native American tribe could be heard on Sunday at The Archway in Kearney. This was all part of its monthly Soda Fountain Sundaes series where they bring in a guest speakers who share stories and aspects of their culture and it always correlates with the overall theme of The Archway.
Gibbon, NEGrand Island Independent

July release party in Gibbon for Shockitanos' layers of music

KEARNEY — For polymath Diane Sciachitano, the art on the cover of her new album, “How to Fly,” perfectly reflects the music she makes with her husband, Mike Sciachitano. “I did the artwork and photos for this album,” she said in an email interview. “The bird on the front is two layers of blind contour line drawings, which means I drew it while not looking at what I was drawing. Just paper and a fat black marker, layering them together, held up to a window and photographed. Simple, but cool.”
Colby, KSGrand Island Independent

Watch Now: Holdrege Police Chief David Albers

Albers grew up in Colby, Kansas, where he attended high school and earned his degree in computer science from Colby Community College. He always had the intention to become a police officer, and he knew technology and computers would play a large role in the future of police work.
Kearney, NEKearney Hub

Donated funds, sweat equity bring Kearney Cemetery gates back to life

KEARNEY — Greg Dobesh didn’t donate money to help restore the Memorial Gates at the entrance to Kearney Cemetery. Instead, he volunteered his time, sweat and muscle. Thanks to his efforts and those of many others, the Fort Kearney Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will rededicate the 95-year-old gates at a ceremony 4 p.m. Monday, which also happens to be Flag Day.
Kearney, NEKearney Hub

Good Samaritan ICU nurse understands human touch and a human presence can make all the difference

KEARNEY — “Sometimes in the ICU, things are so busy that patients need to hear someone say, ‘Hey, it’s OK, this is what we’re doing,’” said Whitney Cole. As an ICU nurse at CHI Health Good Samaritan, Cole understands that a human touch and a human presence can make all the difference during a stressful situation — both for patients, families and her fellow staff members. Her coworkers noted that Cole often has a sense of peacefulness during those challenging moments.
North Platte, NENorth Platte Telegraph

Two North Platte students take part in Masonic All-Star Marching Band

LINCOLN — Two North Platte High School students were among 182 high school students from across Nebraska who participated in the 26th Annual Masonic All-Star Marching Band, which performed June 5 during Shrine Bowl festivities in Kearney. Participating were: Andrew Kittle, son of Rob and Danielle Kittle of North Platte;...