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The Who

The Who

Legendary rockers The Who will embark on a 29-city tour this summer and fall. The Who’s Moving On! tour will find the band complemented by orchestras and comes as the group prepares to release their first album of new songs since 2006. Founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will be joined by guitarist/backing singer…more info »

Doobie Brothers in Omaha

Doobie Brothers in Omaha

Get ready to groove with The Doobie Brothers in Omaha! Blue-eyed soul and soft rockers The Doobie Brothers have become an indelible part of the American musical landscape, making their mark as a durable and resilient band that fearlessly embrace genres ranging from RnB to classic rock and boogie. Their incredible 45-year career has seen…more info »

Phil Collins – Not Dead Yet Tour

Phil Collins – Not Dead Yet Tour

Rejoice! It’s time to spend another day in paradise with 80s legend Phil Collins as he brings his cheekily titled Not Dead Yet world tour to North America for the first time, marking his first stateside appearances in eight years. Expect to hear all the hits as Phil makes it a family affair by taking…more info »

GUNS N’ ROSES: Not In This Lifetime Tour

GUNS N’ ROSES: Not In This Lifetime Tour

Guns N’ Roses is bringing their outrageously successful Not In This Lifetime Tour back to the U.S this fall – and for the first time in 2019. With fans hungry for more GNR, today the band revealed eight new dates across the United States. Guns N’ Roses fans rejoiced when Axl, Slash, and Duff reunited…more info »

Blogs

Are you ready for IT???

Are you ready for IT???

Halloween is coming and that means it’s time to binge-watch some Stephen King movies… but how many is too many? Dish Network will pay one lucky person $1,300 to watch 13 Stephen King movies before it’s time for trick-or-treating. 13 Stephen King Movies = $1,300??? The movies included are: Carrie (original or 2013 remake) Children…

Wanna see Van Halen on their first tour?

Wanna see Van Halen on their first tour?

It was 1978…wow! Pretty cool to think that they had just been signed, released their debut album to rave reviews and had just recently become huge stars. Watch video to see what that looked like.

Joan Jett’s new version

Joan Jett’s new version

Carrie Underwood, Joan Jett Unveil New ‘Sunday Night Football’ Opening Carrie Underwood and Joan Jett helped usher in the NFL’s 100th season on September 8, unveiling the new version of the “Sunday Night Football” opening theme, “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.” The theme song is based on Jett’s 1988 classic “I Hate Myself for…

Don’t mess with the FCC

Don’t mess with the FCC

The FCC has fined CBS $272,000 over misuse of the Emergency Alert System’s tone on an episode of Young Sheldon, according to Deadline. In a release, the federal regulator said, “On April 12, 2018, CBS transmitted an episode of Young Sheldon via at least 227 television stations, including 15 of CBS’s owned-and-operated television stations. The…

Where has the time gone?!?

Where has the time gone?!?

I can’t even believe we are looking at the last couple weeks of summer left in store. The Spring & Summer of 2019 came with some big highs and lows. Let’s recap, shall we? #NebraskaStrong became so much more than just a State slogan; it really represented the strength of our farmers and community. Not…

Events

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OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK

OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK

Sandy Manfull manfullsandy@gmail.com (308) 383-6419 09/21/19 830AM Eagle Scout Park Grand Island 2nd Annual OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK Saturday, September 21st, 2019 Eagle Scout Park, 3050 N. Broadwell Grand Island, NE Registration/Check in begins at 8:30am Opening Ceremony begins at 9am For more information and to register AFSP.ORG/GRANDISLAND Contact: gi.neveralone@gmail.com 308-383-6419 IN CRISIS? Call…more info »

Event Invitation

Event Invitation

Event Invitation Using Traditional & Social Media Effectively The Grand Island Chamber is pleased to offer a learning seminar on Using Traditional & Social Media Effectively, presented by Heather M. Meyer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing at University of Nebraska at Kearney, College of Business and Technology. Dr. Meyer will discuss how advertising communication works,…more info »

fundraiser

fundraiser

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Submitter’s Name Kyle Poff kylepoff@kearneyconcrete.com 9/28/2019 3-7 Buffalo County fairgrounds 3807 Ave. N Kearney, Ne Join us Saturday September 28, 2019 at our annual event to raise funds and awareness for families affected by cancer. -Car and bike show -BBQ…more info »

Bacon & Brews for Books

Bacon & Brews for Books

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Submitter’s Name Cammie Benson cammie@heartlandunitedway.org (308) 382-2675 10/12/2019 6:30-10:30 PM Pinnacle Bank Expo Center, Grand Island Details of the Event: IMAGINATION BACON – Bacon & Brews for Books is a bacon & brew fest featuring local craft brew and wine…more info »

 

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Additional contraband seized in multi-agency prison search

Additional contraband seized in multi-agency prison search

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services: “More contraband has been confiscated as a result of a day-long, highly coordinated, multi-agency search of the Nebraska State Penitentiary. Members of the Nebraska State Patrol and Lincoln Police Department (LPD) joined staff members from the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS)…

Tickets Available Sept. 24 for flights from Kearney to Chicago

Tickets Available Sept. 24 for flights from Kearney to Chicago

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “SkyWest Airlines is pleased to launch new daily United Express jet service between Kearney Regional Airport (EAR) and Chicago O’Hare International Airport beginning December 4, 2019. Tickets will available for purchase on Tuesday, September 24, at www.united.com”

Buffalo County Sheriff and Kearney Police warn of scams

Buffalo County Sheriff and Kearney Police warn of scams

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office and Kearney Police Department: “The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office and the Kearney Police Department have received reports of a scam where the caller will report that they are the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office and that they are working on a warrant for their…

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KGFW Sports – UNK 2019 HOF Inductees Announced

KGFW Sports – UNK 2019 HOF Inductees Announced

Four former student-athletes and a coach will be inducted into the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies on Homecoming weekend this Oct. 4th-and-5th. The 2019 Hall of Fame members are baseball player Neal Arnold, Class of 1997; track athlete Lesley (Crutcher) Hulett, Class of 2006; wrestler Tervel Dlagnev, Class…

KGFW Sports – Ackermann Named UNK Softball Coach

KGFW Sports – Ackermann Named UNK Softball Coach

Kearney native Katie (Bolin) Ackermann has been named the ninth head coach of the UNK softball team. A star player at both Kearney High and Chadron State, Ackermann most recently was the top assistant coach at McCook Community College. Ackermann begins her duties effective immediately. NCAA Division II teams are allowed to practice and play…

KGFW Sports – Martinez on the Manning Watch List

KGFW Sports – Martinez on the Manning Watch List

Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez has been named to the 30-player Manning Award watch list. Martinez is one of three sophomores on the watch list for the award, which is presented to the top quarterback following the conclusion of the 2019 season, including bowl games. He set 11 school records last season after becoming the first…

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