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KISS

KISS

KISS already said farewell and now they’re coming back again for their final goodbyes in Lincoln after adding 75 additional dates to their ongoing “End of the Road” tour.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 »

Eagles: Hotel California 2020 Tour – 2 Nights!

Eagles: Hotel California 2020 Tour – 2 Nights!

Eagles | Thursday, March 26th | 7:30 PM Eagles | Saturday, March 28th | 8PM Eagles – Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill – are bringing their recent, highly acclaimed “Hotel California” performances on tour in 2020 with concerts and their making a stop in Denver for…more info »

Jeff Dunham

Jeff Dunham

COMEDY ICON ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF HIS NEW INTERNATIONAL TOUR: “JEFF DUNHAM: SERIOUSLY!?” COMING TO CHI HEALTH CENTER OMAHA! For the past twelve years, Jeff Dunham and his somewhat-inappropriate-proteges, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the U.S. and the world with their multiple, blockbuster tours. This…more info »

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purposely unnamed pharmacy

purposely unnamed pharmacy

When you have back pain (which I am no stranger to) bending down low is possible but getting back up is nearly impossible. Don’t they know this at purposely unnamed pharmacy? Putting back pain pills on the bottom shelf is like inviting toothless people to the corn on the cob eating contest…mean, just mean! Putting…

Best thing I saw online today

Best thing I saw online today

Someone Built a Distraction-Free Cellphone With a Working Old-School Rotary Dial The smartphone changed the world, but not everyone thinks it’s all for the better. A frustrated Justine Haupt designed and built a mobile phone with a rotary dial that looks like it’s 40 years old. There’s an entire generation that probably won’t be able…

So apparently Bullwinkle lives in my tree

So apparently Bullwinkle lives in my tree

We noticed it while standing by the fire pit the other night. For some crazy reason, it gives me great (well, not great comfort) but some comfort. I find myself looking up and asking him how Rocky is…Don’t judge me.

AC/DC would make a good halftime show! And now there’s a petition to make 1t happen. The petition was started by a rock fan who says, “It’s been a while since we’ve had some real metal play the halftime show for the Super Bowl. Don’t get me wrong, all music artists have done a great…

Age of Rude

Age of Rude

I started this blog unknowing of the subject matter. Sounds nutzo, doesn’t it? I knew if I just started writing, a subject, topic or idea would happen naturally. The first thing that popped in my head is how we were more united as a nation when we were all watching the same things. Those 13…

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Messiah Lutheran Church

Messiah Lutheran Church

FREE Dinner every Saturday 4:30pm – 5:30pm A hot meal, take-out meals, bread, pastries, canned items Messiah Lutheran Church 122 West 7th Street Grand Island, NE 308-382-3471more info »

Sandwich Sunday

Sandwich Sunday

Details Every Sunday from 11:30 – 12:30, about forty hungry Grand Islanders come to the parish hall for a free meal of sandwiches, as well as on occasion soup, chips, fruit, and bottled water. Depending on the supply, they sometimes are able to take a sack lunch home for another meal or someone unable to…more info »

largest exhibits in the country

largest exhibits in the country

Daily, Feb 14 – Apr 5 Wings Over the Platte Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer Wings Over the Platte is one of the largest exhibits in the country dedicated to life on the Platte River. For years, the show has featured a variety of art, all inspired by Nebraska’s natural beauty. This exhibit includes…more info »

Mardi Gras Event

Mardi Gras Event

Details What: Crisis Center – 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Event Where: Riverside Country Club When: Saturday, February 29, 2020 Why: Support survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault. Other: Sponsorship packages and tables now available $60.00 per seat or $500.00 per table of 10 guests. Cash Bar – Raffle Prizes – Silent Auction Tickets: https://gicrisis.org/mardi-gras-gala/…more info »

 

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Suspect arrested from December church fire

Suspect arrested from December church fire

SHELTON, Neb. – The following is from the Buffalo County Attorney’s Office: An arrest has been made with respect to the December 11, 2019 fire that destroyed the Zion Lutheran Church at 24975 Sioux Road near Shelton, Nebraska. 39-year-old Mathew Poehler was taken into custody this afternoon for 2nd Degree Arson. Poehler is being held…

Addressing LB 974 and its impact on Kearney schools and citizens

Addressing LB 974 and its impact on Kearney schools and citizens

LINCOLN, Neb. – (KGFW) With concerns over the impacts that LB 974 might have on the Kearney community and public schools system, Senator John Lowe took to the floor during the legislative session Wednesday to address these questions. “In spending in Nebraska is what we have a problem with. Not our taxes, we know how…

Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office receives grant for in-car camera

Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office receives grant for in-car camera

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office has received a grant from the Nebraska Department of Transportation, Highway Safety Office (NDOT-HSO) to purchase one in-car camera system according to Mark Segerstrom, Administrator for the NDOT Highway Safety Office. “In-car cameras have become vital for law enforcement these days. The industry is becoming more technologically…

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KGFW Sports – NU Basketball Update, UNK Women Ranked, State Wrestling 02/20/20

KGFW Sports – NU Basketball Update, UNK Women Ranked, State Wrestling 02/20/20

The Nebraska women’s basketball team opened last night by going 0-for-16 from three-point range on the road and were unable to recover in a 65-52 loss at Ohio State. The Huskers hit just 34.4 percent (21-61) of their shots from the field, and were 2-for-20 from three-point range. With the loss, the Husker women are…

Dave’s Take – “Protect the Integrity of the Game.”

Dave’s Take – “Protect the Integrity of the Game.”

“Protect the Integrity of the Game.” I Guess the Houston Astros motto in 2017 was… “If you’re not cheating… you’re not trying!” Sign stealing taken to the next level. Cheating, and stealing signs has been a part of baseball since,… well, I imagine the first time a catcher threw down a single finger and thought to…

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