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Parents! Tips to ensure the safety of your child when they are home alone after school

Parents! Are you worried about the safety of your child when they are home alone after school? Here are some tips to ensure they’re safety and give you peace of mind while you’re at work.
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First, have them call once they have gotten home and locked the door behind them. Have them create a schedule so they aren’t just sitting at home watching television until you get there. Teach your child these points of contact and what to do in emergency situations:
  • how to dial 911
  • your address and phone number
  • the name, location, and phone number where your mom or dad works
  • the name, phone number, and address of a trusted neighbor
  • the name, phone number, and address of another emergency contact person, such as a grandparent or family friend
Arming your kid with this information will keep them safe and give you peace of mind.

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Have Your Kids meet a NASA Astronaut – Today at Kearney Area Children’s Museum!

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August 17, 2017 · 9:19 am

Kearney Treasures – The Archway

Voted Top 10 “Must See Museums” by True West magazine in 2013.

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The Archway’s outdoor Cultural Learning Trail pays tribute to the Native Americans and pioneers who called the Great Platte River Road their homeland.
Experience the “TrailBlaze Maze” attraction, the only maze located between Chicago and Denver along Interstate 80. This fort-like maze spans 4,800-square-feet!

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Explore Kearney – Cottonmill Park

Looking to move your summer fun outdoors?! Explore Kearney!

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A central feature to Cottonmill Park is the 43 acre lake. Originally created in 1886 by filling the Kearney Canal, the lake acted as a storage reservoir that generated power for the old Cottonmill factory. In 1998 with funding from the Nebraska Environmental Trust Fund, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality and the Central Platte Natural Resource District, Cottonmill Lake underwent a complete restoration specifically to create a top quality fishing lake.

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Farmers Market Every Monday & Wednesday until October!

Looking for some fresh ingredients that are in season this summer?! Check out the local farmers market that will be going on twice a week until October!

Time: 3:00pm to 6:30pm

Venue: Herberger’s

Address: 4915 2nd Avenue Kearney, NE 68845

Check out what local small business have to offer!

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Check out these Amenities that Drive Up Rent

While you’re apartment hunting it is important to know that there are key factors that may raise the price of your monthly rent. Here the scoop—

1. Living near an interstate

If living near the interstate or a highway is important to you, then the added cost of having an apartment a mile or so away from one may drive the cost of your rent up.

2. Elevator

The convenience of having an elevator in your building can still be pretty costly. On average, Priceonomics estimates that an elevator will add $120 to your monthly rent.

3. Fitness center

Priceonomics’ study shows that people pay an average of $90 a month for a fitness center, so if working out in your own building isn’t all that important to you, consider spending your money elsewhere.

4. Laundry in building

 

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