It is nearly 50% higher than last week’s total of 764 new cases in the seven Two Rivers counties
Last month, I circled the globe like Santa Claus. In 27 days, I drove 2,960 miles through nine states visiting family for Christmas. It was a …
In November, despite the 14-hour time difference between the locations, 25 people met on Zoom. The Kearney club heard a presentation from a Taiwanese tour guide and joined Taipei members in a discussion about sports. They learned that baseball is popular in both places.
COVID cases are soaring right now, with 764 cases confirmed by Two Rivers last week, Jan. 5-12.
Carmen Mendez and her group noticed that children were more deeply traumatized by the tragedy with many losing siblings, parents and grandparents.
They worked 12-hour days for the next eight days to not only feed storm victims, but to teach volunteers how to prepare and serve food.
By year’s end, roughly half of the 90,000 population in the seven-county Two Rivers region, and 60% of those over age 18, were fully vaccinated as the new omicron variant of COVID-19 was spreading rapidly across the nation and had been confirmed here.
The Thalken purchased the business in 1990 when former owner Jack Erickson retired. Kearney Floral, founded in 1907, had been purchased by the Ericksons in 1924.
KEARNEY — In October, when The Lettermen sang their classic ’60s hits at the Robert A. Merryman Center for the Performing Arts, Merryman Execu…
Available by prescription only, these drugs may reduce the risk of hospitalization and death in people who get COVID-19, said Dr. David Cantral, a pulmonologist in Kearney, but they are not a preventative measure.
The risk dial has been sitting in the red level for 11 weeks, since Sept. 23, the longest period for that level since record-keeping began March 20, 2020.
When I pack up my Christmas decorations every January, it feels like Christmas will run off and disappear for centuries. But last weekend, after eating leftover turkey, I could feel Christmas tapping me on the shoulder again. I felt a surge of joy. It hadn’t run away after all. Saturday, as I opened those boxes and put up my tree, memories flowed as rich and thick as eggnog.
This year’s event raised $95,000 more than last year’s $1,325,551, and its 6,665 donors surpassed last year’s 6,440.
As 7,000 red and green lights lit up the square after the pageant ended, youngsters roasted marshmallows over a fire.
The event has been wildly successful ever since KACF launched it in 2013. Since then, it has raised more than $6.5 million for local nonprofits.
Rademachers: Love for tennis spilled down to the grandchildren
In the back of her 32-page book is an “action plan,” where children can write down the ways to be the light for others. It will hit bookstores Dec. 7.
In recent weeks, the public brought in turkey, ham, sweet potatoes, stuffing, pies and brownies. At 10 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, volunteers arrived to prepare it. Two more teams of volunteers came in throughout the day to set the table, serve and clean up.
The Kearney Area Concerned Citizens still is seeking volunteers to help put on its Thanksgiving community dinner 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at Old Town Hall at 1900 Central Ave.
Thanksgiving was the perfect season to be in New England, even after a death. On the weekend before Thanksgiving in 2006, I flew with family to Exeter, New Hampshire, for my Aunt Bonnie’s memorial service. Those few days basted in the love of family and the beauty of a New England autumn were as delicious as the aroma of turkey and the warmth of hot cider.
Nebraska COVID-19 cases have doubled the national average.
Allergies and COVID-19 both can produce a runny nose, but similarities end there.