A stage now sits at the Gering Civic Plaza and was celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon. City officials, members of the Downtown Revitalization Committee and special guests were on hand for the event.
Interim City Manager Rick Kuckkahn hoping to see most city services and departments go back to normal operations with guidelines in a couple weeks or so except for the library which could go through strict regulations.
The Nebraska Air National Guard made rescheduled stops across more than thirty hospitals in the state on Monday. The group wanted to salute health care professionals and Nebraskans responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by flying over hospitals.
Johnson has 19 years of law enforcement experience and has been currently working as a Sergeant at the Fort Collins Police Department. He was one of seven qualified candidates up for the Torrington Police Chief position.
A special Easter service at the old Mitchell Airport will take place this Sunday. The service will be within the social distancing guidelines as worshipers are asked to park their cars and keep the windows rolled up.
A local utility company says it won't turn off electricity right now for non-payment. Dawson Public Power District will temporarily suspend electrical disconnections in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Temporarily, the Adams County Treasurer's Office is suspending all walk-in traffic. Adams County supervisor, Scott Thompson said the move is to comply with State guidelines on how to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus.
The Heartland United Way and the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation have partnered to launch a relief fund, the COVID-19 Community Compassion Fund, to help organizations and individuals most in need of assistance.
The Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Kearney Area Community Foundation, has set up a Kearney Area Employee Emergency Relief Fund to help those in our community suffering loss and hardship from the COVID-19 outbreak.