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Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train join forces for monumental co-headline summer 2018 tour. Tickets for the tour go on sale to the general public beginning Monday, January 29 at 10:00 AM CST.more info »

Journey & Def Leppard

Journey & Def Leppard

Following the huge buzz surrounding last week’s announcement that two of the world’s greatest rock bands – JOURNEY and DEF LEPPARD – are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour, special fan presales and VIP packages have now been announced, as well as additional on sale details.more info »

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

STEVE MILLER BAND CONFIRMS SUMMER 2018 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUEST PETER FRAMPTON AND HIS BAND Online Presale Date: Starts Feb. 15 @ 10AM Ends Feb. 15 @ 10PM Presale code: JOKER Presale link:  https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/06005447EFB96C40?camefrom=CFC_PBT_080218SMBFRAM_MMCAMPAIGN&brand=PINEWOODBOWL&camefrom=EMCL_210 Show Date: Thursday, Aug. 2 Public On Sale Date: Friday, Feb. 16 @ 10AM   Steve Miller has confirmed the…more info »

ZZ Top

ZZ Top

ZZ Top will head to Pinewood Bowl August 7th at 7pm! The band released its first album—called ZZ Top’s First Album—in 1971. Beginning with blues-inspired rock, the band incorporated new wave, punk rock and dance-rock by using synthesizers. The band is also known for its humorous lyrics laced with double entendres and innuendo. The band’s top-selling album is the 1983 Eliminator, which sold more than 10…more info »

Blogs

there was supposed to be more

there was supposed to be more

When a friend suddenly leaves you and you can never ever see them or hear their laugh again it’s like loosing a limb. Experts say we experience different stages of grief. I believe that because I’m pissed. (Apparently I’m in the anger stage). Selfishly, I’m pissed that music won’t be the same anymore as so…

Don’t think less of me

Don’t think less of me

If I had every quarter that I ever spent on video games I could pay cash for a house! When I was a kid we didn’t have video games at home. They were in the department store. To get that high score really meant something to me. It meant skill was displayed…and a crap-ton of…

something you should know

something you should know

Kellogg Company is recalling boxes of Honey Smacks cereal due to a possible salmonella contamination. The Centers for Disease Control warned the company about the product and informed them that the cereal has been linked to 73 cases of salmonella in 31 states. 24 people have been hospitalized. Boxes with “Best if Used By” dates…

A twinge of nervousness

A twinge of nervousness

I have to be careful to limit my caffeine intake on Friday mornings because I always have a twinge of nervousness gnawing at my innards. Even though I’ve been doing this for a long time, it’s the unknown that still gives me a bit of the jitters and every Friday Morning The OneManParty is filled…

I coined a phrase

I coined a phrase

The only downside of getting up super-early on a Saturday Morning is that when you walk into a store before 9am it’s as if you’re walking onto the stage at Carnegie Hall. With virtually no customers to help – I was practically the sole human walking into big box theatre. I counted at least 6…

Events

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Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

The Ad Council has sent Meals on Wheels Volunteer Recruitment Public Service Announcements to Inspire Volunteers in This Community to Help where Help is Needed. Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver more than a meal… 10 million seniors face the threat of hunger, and millions more live alone in isolation. 107.7 The Island encourages you to…more info »

SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

pmorriss@gips.org (308) 385-5900 July 2-July 20 Grand Island Schools Summer Food Program UPDATED SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM: After June, we will just be serving lunch–still free to kids 0-18; adults may purchase meals for $4. The following schools will run 11am to 12:30pm, Mon thru Friday, July 2 thru July 20 (no program feeding on July…more info »

Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Grand Island September 22nd Helping to raise awareness & prevention of suicide Event Details Walk Date: 09/22/2018 Walk Location: Eagle Scout Park – Grand Island, NE Check-in/Registration Time: 2:00 pm Walk Begins: 3:00 pm Walk Ends: 5:00 pm For more information, please contact: Contact Name: Sandy Manfull Contact…more info »

 

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House Passage of Farm Bill

House Passage of Farm Bill

LINCOLN, NEB. – A statement has been released from Steve Nelson, President of Nebraska Farm Bureau, regarding the house passage of farm bill. “Today, the members of the House of Representatives took an important step in moving Congress toward passage of the new farm bill. As I’ve stated on many occasions, food security is national…

Grand Jury Report for the District of Nebraska released

Grand Jury Report for the District of Nebraska released

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced the federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned 23 indictments charging 33 defendants. Indictments are charging documents that contain one or more individual counts that are merely accusations, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. *          Ali-Saif Al-Mjamaie, age 28, of El…

Gladys Styles Johnston, 79, led UNK during formative decade

Gladys Styles Johnston, 79, led UNK during formative decade

KEARNEY – Former University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Gladys Styles Johnston of Scottsdale, Arizona, died Wednesday. She was 79. Johnston was chancellor of UNK from 1993 to 2002. “Dr. Johnston led UNK during a formative decade,” Chancellor Doug Kristensen said. “We are grateful for her efforts and accomplishments at UNK.” Prior to becoming chancellor…

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KGFW Sports – Friday Night Light Camp Tonight

KGFW Sports – Friday Night Light Camp Tonight

The Huskers will wrap up the June camp season with their second Friday Night Lights event tonight. About 250 athletes, including most of Nebraska’s 2018 recuiting class, are registered to participate. They include these verbal commits — defensive tackle Ethan Piper (Norfolk Catholic), athlete Garrett Snodgrass (York), defensive end Garrett Nelson (Scottsbluff), quarterback Luke McCaffrey…

KGFW Sports – Sodbusters Swept

KGFW Sports – Sodbusters Swept

The Hastings Sodbusters were topped by the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs 14-3 last night in Minot, North Dakota. The Sodbusters will try to snap their four game losing streak this weekend when they host the Western Nebraska Pioneers. The three game series at Duncan Field begins Friday night at 6:35.

KGFW Sports – High Expectations for Morgan

KGFW Sports – High Expectations for Morgan

Nebraska wide receiver Stanley Morgan is No. 48 in Sports Illustrated’s top 100 college players for 2018, and he’s an Athlon fourth-team All-American. The 6’1″, 195-pound senior set a program single-season record with 986 receiving yards and led all Big Ten wide receivers with 10 touchdown receptions last season. Visit www.HUSKERMAX.com for more.

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