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Elton John

Elton John

Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour The ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour, the end of half a century on the road for one of…more info »

JAMES TAYLOR & BONNIE RAITT

JAMES TAYLOR & BONNIE RAITT

Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor and his All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bonnie Raitt and her band are coming to Pinnacle Bank Arena for one intimate and memorable night! As a recording and touring artist, James Taylor has touched people with his warm baritone voice and distinctive style of guitar-playing…more info »

Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac

The line-up will feature Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. “Fleetwood Mac has always been about an amazing collection of songs that are performed with a unique blend of talents. We jammed with Mike and Neil and the chemistry really worked and let the…more info »

KISS: End of the Road World Tour

KISS: End of the Road World Tour

After an epic and storied 45 year career that launched an era of rock n roll legends, KISS will take their final tour ever in 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD. Don’t miss your last chance to see this iconic group when they stop at CHI Health Center Omaha.more info »

Blogs

a clip worth watching

a clip worth watching

Did you know John Cougar has been dating Meg Ryan? Here’s a clip worth watching when he was interviewed by the Today Show.

It’s an E-snowflake!

It’s an E-snowflake!

Hey, look what I made! It’s an E-snowflake! Remember when you were little and you made paper snowflakes at school? Now you can skip the paper and scissors and do it on your computer. http://rectangleworld.com/PaperSnowflake/

Step into my blog

Step into my blog

Elton John is getting into the holiday spirit by sharing some rare video footage of a 1973 performance of the song “Step Into Christmas”. Step into my blog and check out this fan favorite. The footage is from the television broadcast of The Gilbert O’Sullivan Show. It reportedly was lost for decades and recently rediscovered.…

lawsuit against Fleetwood Mac was settled out of court

lawsuit against Fleetwood Mac was settled out of court

Lindsey Buckingham’s lawsuit against Fleetwood Mac was settled out of court. Watch an interview with Saturday’s CBS This Morning, Buckingham said, “We’ve all signed off on something,”. The suit over money was filed after he was fired from the band in February. Lindsey says he recently received an E-mail from Christine McVie, which said, “Dearest…

This is kinda fun

This is kinda fun

This is kinda fun! If thy cup doth not brimmeth over with 16th century English phrases, try typing what you want to say into this Shakespearean Translator and see what you get. I typed the following into the translator: “you are listening to the one man party in the morning – your home for one…

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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 »

Tri-City Food Fight

Tri-City Food Fight

Contact: Mark Foradori (308) 237-1000 Many Kearney Organizations Pitch In For Tri-City Food Fight The Tri-City Food Fight has begun. It’s really not as messy as it sounds. The Food Fight is the annual competition between the Archway in Kearney, The Stuhr Museum in Grand Island and the Hastings Museum to see which organization can…more info »

SOCK STOCK 2018

SOCK STOCK 2018

It’s a Sock Stock Saturday at our studios this weekend benefiting area organizations who say they can never have enough socks. Join us as we stock The Island Van with socks this Saturday! All of the socks donated will be dispersed between The Salvation Army, Crisis Center, Hope Harbor, Boys Town, The Vets Hospital and…more info »

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE/CRAFT FAIR

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE/CRAFT FAIR

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Karla Schwieger-Arnold kschwieg@good-sam.com (308) 385-3604 Wednesday, December 19th 3-7pm Good Samaritan Society – 4079 Timberline Street – Grand Island, NE Details of the Event: HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE/CRAFT FAIR 4079 Timberline Street-Grand Island, NE Pelican Falls Apartments – East of Indianhead…more info »

 

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UNK Chancellor Kristensen shares his excitement for winter commencement

UNK Chancellor Kristensen shares his excitement for winter commencement

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Friday, Dec. 14 marked the end of a long journey for many students. UNK Chancellor Doug Kristensen joined KGFW’s Talk of the Town and shared how proud he is that so many students have walked and accepted their diplomas for graduation. “Friday’s commencement, everybody is geared for that. We have 426…

Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites

Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is a release from the city of Kearney in regards to Christmas tree drop-off sites. The City of Kearney will again offer four Christmas tree drop-off sites. The sites will be open from December 15, 2018 thru January 15, 2019 for the disposal of live Christmas trees. Tree stands, as…

Stanley Clouse reappointed as mayor of Kearney, looks ahead to 2019

Stanley Clouse reappointed as mayor of Kearney, looks ahead to 2019

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) A busy city council meeting on Dec. 11 had included the appointment of a President and Vice President for the council. The President serves as the mayor on the council. The roles were filled by Stan Clouse for President and Randy Buschkoetter for Vice President. As 2019 approaches, Mayor Clouse listed…

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KGFW Sports – Husker Advance in 5 Set Thriller

KGFW Sports – Husker Advance in 5 Set Thriller

For the second year in a row, the Nebraska volleyball team won a five-set thriller in the NCAA Semifinals, this time rallying from an 0-2 deficit for a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Illinois Thursday Night at the Target Center in Minneapolis. The Huskers lost the first two sets, 25-22 and 25-16, and set three was…

KGFW Sports – NU Basketball Update 12/14/18

KGFW Sports – NU Basketball Update 12/14/18

The Nebraska men’s basketball team will meet a former Big 12 foe at a neutral site this weekend. The Husker men will face Oklahoma State in Sioux Falls, S.D. Sunday night at 6:00. These two programs haven’t met since the Cowboys took down the Cornhuskers at the 2011 Big 12 Championship. The Huskers, who have…

KGFW Sports – Storm Top Lincoln 5-3

KGFW Sports – Storm Top Lincoln 5-3

The Tri-City Storm topped the Lincoln Stars 5-3 last night at the Viaero Center. Still in first place in the Western Conference standings, the Storm have taken five of six from their in-state rivals this season. The Storm return to the road this weekend with a pair of games against the Fargo Force in North…

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