Latest Kearney News

Nebraska governor hopeful Thibodeau announces running mate

Apr. 01, 2022 10:55 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Nebraska governor hopeful Theresa Thibodeau has chosen a central Nebraska rancher and conservative radio host as her running mate. Thibodeau announced Thursday that she will run on a ticket with Trent Loos, a sixth-generation rancher and longtime...

Police: Kearney business owner killed by runaway bulldozer

Mar. 03, 2022 14:04 PM EST

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A Kearney business owner died after being run over by a runaway bulldozer at a Kearney auto engine manufacturing business, police reported. Police were called Wednesday morning to BluePrint Engines on the eastern edge of Kearney for reports of an injury...

5 arrested in series of arsons at Gulf Coast Walmart stores

Feb. 24, 2022 19:33 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Five suspects in a series of arsons at several Gulf Coast Walmart stores were arrested Thursday after a grand jury indictment. The Wednesday indictment identifies those arrested as Jeffery Sikes, 40, also known as Kenneth Allen; Sean Bottorff, 37, also known as...

Nebraska governor picks replacement for senator who resigned

Feb. 23, 2022 14:54 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on Wednesday appointed a conservative banker to replace former state Sen. Mike Groene, who resigned after admitting that he took photos of a legislative staffer without her knowledge. Newly appointed state Sen. Mike Jacobson will...