Kearney Arch backers seek public, private pledges
The Great Platte River Road Archway at Kearney, Neb., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The archway's foundation is seeking $1.2 million in public funds over three years.
Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 12:00 am
KEARNEY, Neb. — Archway leaders and supporters will ask the City of Kearney and Buffalo County for money to keep Kearney's embattled icon afloat.
Joel Johnson, chairman of the Great Platte River Road Archway Foundation, said he and others already have approached city and county officials and soon will formally request $200,000 from each for the next three years for a total of $1.2 million.
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 12:00 am.