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Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne will be stopping in Lincoln, NE at Pinewood Bowl Theater on Friday, June 22. Tickets for the Lincoln show will go on sale Saturday, February 24 at 10 a.m. Accompanying Jackson on the road in the Midwest are bandmates Bob Glaub (bass), Mauricio Lewak (Drums), Shane Fontayne (guitar), Alethea Mills (Vocals), Chavonne…more info »

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 »

Blogs

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…

Australian Cattle/Shepherd Mix

Australian Cattle/Shepherd Mix

Very friendly and happy…loves to be pet. No I’m not talking about myself, I’m talking about Zoey the energetic, Australian Cattle/Shepherd mix. She’s energetic yet respectful. I love this dog! If you do, too or if ya just wanna spend some time with her, stop by the Central Nebraska humane Society on Skypark Road in…

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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 »

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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Omaha’s CenturyLink Center gets new name

OMAHA, Neb – Those that attend concerts in Omaha at a familiar venue will soon be attending the same facility with a new name. The Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority (MECA) and CHI Health have reached an agreement that will change the name of CenturyLink Center in Omaha to the CHI Health Center Omaha. This…

Overnight storms bring warnings for floods and tornadoes

NEBRASKA – Storms that moved across Nebraska last night prompted three tornado warnings and a downpour of rain. The National Weather Service received a 7:30pm report from local authorities of an estimated seven inches of rain near Gilead in Thayer County. Some areas outside of Omaha were reported as receiving approximately nine inches of rainfall…

Gov. Ricketts Signs New Law Protecting Nebraskans with Disabilities in Custody Cases

Gov. Ricketts Signs New Law Protecting Nebraskans with Disabilities in Custody Cases

Lincoln, Neb. –  At a ceremonial bill signing event in the Governor’s Hearing Room on Monday, Governor Pete Ricketts highlighted LB 845, which was introduced by Senator Tom Briese of Albion. LB 845 will prohibit courts from denying legal or physical custody of children based upon the disability of one of the parents.  LB 845 was…

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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.

KGFW Sports – UNK’s Brand Promoted

Steph Brand has been promoted to assistant coach of the UNK volleyball team. UNK’s graduate assistant the past two falls, Brand replaces Kaleigh Zoucha who left the Lopers in the spring to become the head coach at Division II Valdosta (Ga.) State. UNK begins fall camp in early August.

KGFW Sports – Sodbusters Fall To Sabre Dogs

KGFW Sports – Sodbusters Fall To Sabre Dogs

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs topped the Hastings Sodbusters 14-5 last night. The final game of this three game series is tonight in Minot, North Dakota. First pitch is at 7:05. The Sodbusters return to Duncan Field in Hastings this Friday when they open up a three game series with the Western Nebraska Pioneers. Duncan…

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