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Omaha man charged with beating Upland woman

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - An Omaha man is a suspect in a brutal beating earlier this week in Upland. Robert Wigget, 34, is charged in Franklin County with First Degree Assault, felony Theft and being a Habitual Criminal. Court documents indicate a woman accused him of beating her Tuesday. The woman suffered cuts and bruises to her face and was transferred to CHI-Good Samaritan hospital in Kearney. She had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.
UPLAND, NE
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Man faces multiple charges after assaulting woman, stealing her car

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Neb. — A man faces multiple charges after he reportedly assaulted a woman, stole her car and then later hid inside a bathroom of a home. Robert Wigget Jr., 34, is charged in Franklin County Court with first-degree assault, theft by unlawful taking - $1,500 to $4,999 and habitual criminal.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, NE
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Southern Public Power adding wind turbines, solar project delayed

GRAND ISLAND, Neb — Nebraska's largest electric utility has set ambitious goals to become carbon free and now other public utilities are diversifying with more wind and solar. Nebraska Public Power District has set a goal of net-zero carbon by 2050. NPPD is where other power districts like Southern...
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Campbell man pleads not guilty to child sexual assault charges

FRANKLIN, Neb. — A Campbell man accused of sexually assaulting a minor has pled not guilty. According to Franklin County District Court records, Michael Todd-Staggs, 36, pled not guilty Monday and waived his arraignment initially scheduled for Wednesday. Todd-Staggs is charged with first-degree sexual assault of a child and...
CAMPBELL, NE
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Eunice Ann (Fritson) Adam of Franklin died April 17, 2022 in Kearney. Services will be 10:00am Thursday, April 21st, 2022 at Zion Lutheran Church in Macon with Pastor Marcia Dorn officiating. Burial will be at Zion Lutheran cemetery in Macon. Visitation with family was held 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm...
KEARNEY, NE
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Franklin County tops Two Rivers area in COVID-19 cases

KEARNEY — Two Rivers Public Health Department reported 171 new cases of COVID-19 the week of Aug. 13-19. Franklin County has the highest rate of new cases, followed by Buffalo County. Harlan County has the lowest rate. Because of new state requirements, Two Rivers is now reporting cases in each...
BUFFALO COUNTY, NE
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Franklin events coming soon

1. BMW Bikers Rally; 2. DON KLATT ESTATE FARM AUCTION - August 11, 2021. BLADEN, Nebraska NE; 3. HCHS Foundation 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament; 4. Hartman Farm Equipment Retirement Auction; 5. City Wide Garage Sales;
FRANKLIN, NE