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While in the legislature, Doug Kristensen helped bring then-Kearney State into the University system in 1991. Courtesy of UNK Archives

Chancellor started in Nebraska Legislature before serving UNK

Jenna Heinz April 26, 2024 Before becoming the chancellor at UNK, Doug Kristensen got his start in law – an interest he credits to his mother.  Growing up on a farm in Minden, his family had no air...

Kearney housing market is difficult to navigate

Kearney housing market is difficult to navigate

Antelope Staff April 19, 2024

College comes with what feels like a never-ending list of expenses. Whether it be books, tuition, clothing, food or transportation costs, it all seems to rack up. One of the bigger expenses though is housing. On-campus...

Photo by Katherine Albers / Antelope Staff

My Tokyo menu brings Japanese flavors to Kearney

Katherine Albers April 19, 2024 Recent buzz has surrounded the new Kearney ramen restaurant, My Tokyo. The menu is full of ramen choices, along with other popular Japanese dishes to try.  I love ramen, and...

UNK mascot breaks free from pedestal and explores Kearney. Photo illustration by Rachel Ostdiek

Where’s Louie now?

Antelope Staff April 1, 2024

After animal spaying and neutering activists tried to neuter him, Louie broke free from his spot on campus! As officials hunt to find Louie, The Antelope has received photos from people who have spotted...

Photo by Gisell Torres / Antelope Staff

Lina’s Mexican Restaurant serves authentic dishes, desserts

Gisell Torres March 8, 2024 On the south side of town, Lina’s Mexican Restaurant offers authentic Mexican dishes and a welcoming ambiance. Although Lina’s Mexican Restaurant is fairly new to Kearney,...

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‘Barista’s Daily Grind’ drinks taste just as good as they look

Chase Johnson February 23, 2024 If you want a place to sit, chill and do homework while drinking an amazing coffee or energy drink, Barista’s Daily Grind coffee shop is the perfect place to be.  It is...

Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

Taqueria San Judas puts a spin on classic Mexican dishes

Katherine Albers February 16, 2024 Kearney is known to have hidden gem restaurants, and I believe I stumbled across one. The gem is Taqueria San Judas, which is a Mexican food truck. The menu is full of traditional...

Afternoon hours especially allow students the space and calm setting to focus. Photo by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

The best studying atmosphere is found at Kitt’s

Brianna White September 22, 2023 As college students, we all know the importance of finding that perfect spot where we can get out our laptops and have a cup of something to fuel our academic pursuits. For me,...

The Cellar is back in Kearney with a reputation to uphold

The Cellar is back in Kearney with a reputation to uphold

Emily Trotter September 15, 2023

The Cellar, a local sports bar, reopened its doors in July at its original location established in 1978. It is located at 3901 2nd Ave, near the southwest corner of the Hobby Lobby parking lot. The...

Kitt’s Kitchen & Coffee captures the “coffee shop vibe” with good company and drinks.

At Kitt’s, every customer is the main character

March 25, 2022

People don’t go to Kitt’s Kitchen & Coffee for the food — they go for the vibe. The only way I can describe the “vibe” is like this. At Kitt’s, everywhere you look could be a scene...

Refugees will be sent hygiene products placed in donation boxes around campus.

Students, Kearney residents rally for Ukrainian refugees

Mitchell lierman March 25, 2022 As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to unfold, UNK students are teaming up with the Kearney Chamber of Commerce over the next few weeks to collect supplies to support...

Chipotle Bowl

Kearney Chipotle features ‘Chipotlane’ drive-thru

YUBIA RAMIREZ February 24, 2022 Lopers are in for a real treat as Chipotle opened a new location in Kearney Feb. 11. Now Kearney Chipotle-lovers don’t need to travel to satisfy cravings.  Toward...

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