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Man caught with rock of meth sentenced to jail

YORK – A man who was caught with a rock of methamphetamine in his vehicle outside a York business has been sentenced. Kenneth Trombley Whitlow, 28, of New Bedford, Mass., was sentenced in York County District Court with Judge James Stecker presiding. This case began as a call for...
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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.

Portion of Quaker Hill Road to be closed for repairs

WESTERN — A portion of Quaker Hill Road in the Town of Western will be temporarily closed during the day from June 27 to June 30. The Western Highway Department said the road will be closed for repairs. The closure will be between Beartown Road and Wilson Road. The closure will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.
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Governor, Citizens for Voter ID to hold town hall in York

YORK – The Citizens for Voter ID will be holding a town hall meeting in York, featuring Governor Pete Ricketts, on Thursday, June 30, at the Holthus Convention Center. The 3:30 p.m. event will feature remarks from both the Citizens group and the governor. They will also take questions from the audience, as the public is welcome to attend.
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The mystery of Kilgore's Musical Garden

YORK -- The magical, musical garden at Kilgore Library no longer remains a mystery and is ready to be put to great use. Standing in front of the library are 11 musical instruments for all ages to use. The instruments are either installed into the ground with stainless posts or are fixed to the surface with a surface plate.
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Nebraska Lutheran plans to take another step in hoops

YORK – Last season marked something of a breakout year for Nebraska Lutheran boys basketball, as the Knights won 16 games and finished the year seven games above .500. After returning nearly every major contributor from 2021, including the senior trio of Trey Richert, Trevor Hueske and Jace Dressel, the Knights seek to elevate the program to another level this winter.
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Seward County man killed in collision with train

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A 38-year-old man was killed in a collision with a train Tuesday evening, according to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office. The crash happened in rural Friend around 5:25 p.m. The investigation revealed that Aaron Rathje was in a 2017 Ford F-150 pickup and entered the...
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Seniors take steps toward healthy living

YORK -- As a majority of adults age, the risk of falling increases due to poor balance and strength. Four Corners Health Department coordinated a “Stepping On” program at the York Senior Center that addresses fall prevention. The seven-week program is designed for people over 60 years old, who want to improve their balance and mobility through low-impact exercises.

Seward man killed in vehicle vs train crash

SALINE COUNTY, Neb. — A Seward man is dead after the truck he was driving was hit by a train near Friend. According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, emergency crews responded to the crash north of the intersection of Highway 6 and County Road 800 at approximately 5:25 p.m. Tuesday.
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Here is today's weather outlook for Jun. 25, 2022 in York, NE

Warm temperatures are in the forecast for the York area. It should reach a moderate 79 degrees. Today's forecasted low temperature is 55 degrees. We will see a mix of sun and clouds. Models are suggesting a 24% chance of precipitation in today's outlook. Breezy conditions are expected this Saturday, with forecast models showing 20 mph wind conditions coming up from the North. This report is created automatically with weather data provided by Keep an eye on for forecast information and severe weather updates.
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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.