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Tesla & Candlebox

Tesla & Candlebox

Over the course of Tesla’s thirty-year career, the critically acclaimed iconic Sacramento melodic hard rock quintet have sold more than 25 million albums and performed to sold out crowds across the world. Candlebox is celebrating their 25th Anniversary, and the group has announced plans to start writing and recording new music in the year ahead.…more info »

New Kids On The Block: MixTape Tour 2019

New Kids On The Block: MixTape Tour 2019

Be sure to stream and download NKOTB’s latest, “80’s Baby,” a truly epic, throwback track featuring their Mixtape Tour partners, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty By Nature, Debbie Gibson and Tiffany. The track takes listeners on a nostalgic yet refreshingly modern and fun ride through 80s song references and fresh verses — just a small glimpse into the…more info »

Kidz Bop: World Tour 2019

Kidz Bop: World Tour 2019

KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, and Live Nation announce the global expansion of the KIDZ BOP live tour phenomenon with the launch of an all-new show — KIDZ BOP World Tour 2019. Subway Fresh Fit for Kids® is an official partner of the KIDZ BOP World Tour 2019 in North America, and…more info »

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

As a singer, actor, dancer and all-around showbiz mainstay, Jennifer Lopez feels frozen in time. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, and it’s due partly to the fact that she hasn’t changed her persona much in recent years — following various reinventions since breaking out in the mid-’90s. As J.Lo approaches her 50th birthday on…more info »

Blogs

I smiled through the whole thing

I smiled through the whole thing

This is probably the best commercial Mrs. Paul’s could have hoped for. I miss Johnny…and hearing Ed McMahon laughing off camera kills me. I love this. Don’t miss The Johnny Carson Tour in Norfolk, Nebraska this Friday, May 24th. See his childhood home, guided tour of Carson Galley at Elkhorn Valley Museum, Carson Cupcakes, refreshments…

Re-Scheduled STONES Tour Dates Announced!

Re-Scheduled STONES Tour Dates Announced!

Here’s all the info you needThis is from RollingStones.com Thanks so much for bearing with us, whilst we re-scheduled the Rolling Stones US and Canada tour dates. As of today, we are delighted to announce the new dates and all of the cities from the previous postponed shows are locked in, starting at Soldier Field…

all that cuteness

all that cuteness

Just another precious beauty from The Central Nebraska Humane Society. Her name is Tara and I will pick up the tab to get her micro-chipped. She’s super friendly but perhaps not so great with other cats. Here are a few pics that really don’t show all the cuteness that could be yours. You should see…

This looks like a fun movie

This looks like a fun movie

Remember the tv series in the mid 1970s? I do. Shazam is playing at The Historic Grand Theatre, downtown Grand Island and I will give away tickets every morning at 7:20. Watch the trailer, make some popcorn, keep listening to win.

I found this and thought I should share it.

I found this and thought I should share it.

COMMUTING TO WORK IS KILLING YOU I read this in Forbes Magazine. According to a new study, commuting to work is really, really bad for you. Researchers found that obese people who commute to work by car have a 32% higher risk of death compared with those with a normal weight who either walk or…

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Stop the Bleed initiative

Stop the Bleed initiative

News Release Contact: Anissa Paitz, PR Strategist CHI Health St. Francis | 2620 W Faidley Avenue, Grand Island, NE Office Phone: (308) 865-7983 anissapaitz@catholichealth.net Immediate Release St. Francis bringing Stop the Bleed initiative to Grand Island Grand Island, Neb. – No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will almost always be…more info »

St. Francis quit smoking program

St. Francis quit smoking program

News Release Contact: Anissa Paitz, PR Strategist CHI Health Good Samaritan | CHI Health St. Francis Office Phone: (308) 865-7983 |Mobile: (308) 627-7606 anissapaitz@catholichealth.net St. Francis quit smoking program starts May 14 GRAND ISLAND – Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. It kills more than 480,000…more info »

a free, public event

a free, public event

You can join the Wall caravan on Wednesday and say welcome home to our fallen Nebraskan Vietnam veterans and help celebrate the arrival of the wall, they will need many volunteers to help set up. The Tribute Wall will be set up on May 23rd at 8:00am, along with the Hall County Veterans Memorial Park…more info »

Grand Island Movies In The Park

Grand Island Movies In The Park

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. 05/24/2019 6-12 p.m. Grace Abbot Park Grand Island Details of the Event: Grand Island Movies In The Park is back Friday May 24th and we would like to give a big thank you to the city of Grand Island for…more info »

 

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$9 million in federal grants awarded for rural airport improvements

$9 million in federal grants awarded for rural airport improvements

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the U.S. Department of Transportation: “The U.S. Department of Transportation announced three rural Nebraska airports will receive over $9 million in federal grants through the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP).  The supplemental discretionary grants will provide funding for runway rehabilitation and other improvements at Thomas…

Nebraska Farm Bureau President gives statement on tariff reduction with Canada and Mexico

Nebraska Farm Bureau President gives statement on tariff reduction with Canada and Mexico

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a statement from Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson: ““Nebraska farmers and ranchers have been in desperate need of good news on the trade front. Today’s announcement that the U.S. will lift its steel and aluminum tariffs on Mexico and Canada delivers the positive news farmers and ranchers have…

Governor Ricketts Signs Pro-Military and Veteran Legislation

Governor Ricketts Signs Pro-Military and Veteran Legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts signed LB 6 and LB 138 into law. LB 6 provides for the spouse or legal dependent of a person on active duty military assigned to a permanent duty station in Nebraska to continue to receive in-state tuition from…

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KGFW Sports – Rain Alters Golf Schedules

KGFW Sports – Rain Alters Golf Schedules

Boys Golf State Tourney’s Update; Due to inclement weather, Day 1 of the Class C Boys Golf Championship in Kearney & Class D in North Platte today have been cancelled. Those championship events will now each be an 18-hole event tomorrow – Wednesday, May 22nd.  Tee times & pairings will remain the same. For Class…

KGFW Sports – Sodbuster in Action Friday

KGFW Sports – Sodbuster in Action Friday

The Hastings Sodbusters open their second season of play this week. The Busters host the Fremont Moo this Friday and Saturday at Duncan Field. First pitch both nights is at 6:35.  

KGFW Sports – NU Faces MU in Big Ten Tourney

KGFW Sports – NU Faces MU in Big Ten Tourney

The Nebraska baseball team will be playing in the Big Ten Tournament this week at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. After taking 2-of-3 from Michigan in their regular season finale, the Huskers have earned the 5th-seed in the double elimination tourney. Their first round opponent Wednesday will be the 4th-seed Minnesota. The Gophers took 2-of-3…

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