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Celine Dion: Courage World Tour

Celine Dion: Courage World Tour

World-renowned global icon, Celine Dion will embark on tour this fall with a stop in Kansas City, MO. This’ll be the immediately recognized and widely respected superstar’s first tour in the U.S. in over ten years.more info »

Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind’s bright, pop/rock sound generated a massive fan base in the late 90s. Going strong for two decades, the band is on tour with all their hits. The San Francisco band scored its first hit in 1997 with “Semi-Charmed Life” and built on that success into 2000. After a break, they got back…more info »

BLUE MAN GROUP

BLUE MAN GROUP

LIED CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES BLUE MAN GROUP SPEECHLESS TOUR NEW SHOW ARRIVES IN LINCOLN, NE, JAN. 29-FEB. 2 Lied Center for Performing Arts is thrilled to announce that the Blue Man Group SPEECHLESS Tour, featuring the world-renowned bald-and-blue trio, will visit Lincoln, Nebraska, for the first time since 2013. The show, which includes…more info »

The Lumineers

The Lumineers

The Lumineers have added a show in Omaha as part of their 2020 headlining North American tour! They’ll be coming to the CHI Health Center on March 14, 2020. All tour dates are in support of their album III, which was released in September 2019. The Lumineers are a contemporary rock and folk group from…more info »

Blogs

Leaves Don’t Go In The Street

Leaves Don’t Go In The Street

Today I received a notification from the City of Kearney that really serves as a healthy reminder regardless of where you live. With the change in season also comes the change in leaves. As the leaves begin to fall it is important to understand and be reminded of the proper way to collect and dispose…

Hastings Museum joined me on the air

Hastings Museum joined me on the air

Take a listen to the entire segment with Becky Tideman from Hastings Museum as my guest and hear what’s happening/showing this weekend. https://p.ftur.io/ksyz/502https://p.ftur.io/ksyz/502

The American Led Zeppelin

The American Led Zeppelin

The media often refers to them as The American Led Zeppelin. They call themselves ‘Get The LED Out’ and perform the music of Led Zeppelin. They bring their show to The Merryman Performing Arts Center in Kearney, NE on Thursday, Oct 17th at 7:30pm. I spoke with their lead Jimmy (His name is Paul Hammond).…

‘Me’ is out today

‘Me’ is out today

Described as one of the music world’s most anticipated memoirs gets its release today (10-15-19) It’s called ‘Me’ by Elton John. When asked about his memoir, Elton John said, “The book is incredible. It’s incredibly honest. And I’m so happy with it. If you think the film’s [Rocketman] out there, wait til you read the…

The Lion King’s special place in my heart

The Lion King’s special place in my heart

Back in the 90’s my love for The Lion King and Simba was bigger than words could ever describe. I was hooked the moment the film came into my life. Watching the Lion King was my first film to see in theaters and I remember the excitement of going to the show like it was…

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Santa’s Elves Wanted!

Santa’s Elves Wanted!

Santa’s Elves Wanted! Elves WAnted The City of Kearney is seeking responsible teenagers to volunteer as elves in the Santa Cottage located in Downtown Kearney this holiday season. Santa and the elves will be available on Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. during December. Santa’s…more info »

prescription drug take back

prescription drug take back

News Release Contact: Anissa Paitz, PR Strategist CHI Health St. Francis | 2620 W Faidley Avenue, Grand Island, NE Office Phone: (308) 865-7983 |Mobile: (308) 627-7606 anissapaitz@catholichealth.net Immediate Release CHI Health hosting prescription drug take back event on Oct. 26 GRAND ISLAND— CHI Health St. Francis will once again partner with the Nebraska State Patrol,…more info »

Hastings Walmart

Hastings Walmart

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Submitter’s Name Hazel Ashton hcfood4thought@hastings.edu (510) 861-9652 10/26/19 11am-5pm Hastings Walmart Details of the Event: Food4Thought is a local non-profit organization focused on issues of hunger and food insecurity. Through our program we are able to feed 105 families in…more info »

“The Authentic Illusionist”

“The Authentic Illusionist”

LIED CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS NEWS RELEASE: ATTENTION: Features, Arts/Entertainment, Calendar Editors WHERE: Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St., Lincoln, NE CONTACT: Matthew Boring, Associate Director of Marketing and Patron Development Lied Center for Performing Arts, 402.472-8510, Matthew.Boring@unl.edu JAY OWENHOUSE – “The Authentic Illusionist” in “Dare to Believe!” at the Lied on…more info »

 

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Leaves don’t go in the street

Leaves don’t go in the street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from City of Kearney Stormwater Project Manager, Dan Lillis: “City streets are not the dumping grounds for leaves. Why should you be concerned? Organic matter such as grass and leaves can cause odors in neighborhood creeks and drainage problems that lead to flooding. Lawn Care professionals and residential home…

UNK event focuses on landmark Supreme Court decision

UNK event focuses on landmark Supreme Court decision

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the UNK Communications department. “A Nebraska newspaper’s role in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case will be discussed 7 p.m. Oct. 24 during an event hosted by the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Carol Lomicky of Kearney, a former journalism professor who taught at UNK for three decades,…

Scam call reported in Buffalo County

Scam call reported in Buffalo County

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Buffalo County Emergency Management Agency: “The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office and the Kearney Police Department have taken reports regarding a scam where the caller will report they are with Apple Support. The call will normally come from 800-275-2273, which is a legitimate number for Apple Support. However…

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KGFW Sports – Lopers Now No. 3, Jackson Honored

KGFW Sports – Lopers Now No. 3, Jackson Honored

The UNK volleyball team moved up three spots, to 3rd, in the latest AVCA Division II Top-25 Poll. The Lopers are just one of 12 Central Region teams in the poll. Now 11-0 on the season, the Lopers host MIAA newcomer Newman Friday and Central Oklahoma Saturday. One other Loper vollyball note; Senior Julianne Jackson…

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…

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