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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

I thought I had a cool coffee mug

I thought I had a cool coffee mug

I thought I had a cool coffee mug but then I saw these. There’s some really cool ones that I’d like to drink out of. Copy and paste this link in your browser and check out some really creative coffee cups. http://bit.ly/2VWfBmB

Tell me what ya think

Tell me what ya think

Did ya ever hear Chris Cornell sing Michael Jackson? He puts such a dark and compelling spin on it. I love it. Tell me what ya think.

John Mellencamp says rock is dead

John Mellencamp says rock is dead

John Mellencamp posted on his website the full 30-minute interview he did last month on NBC’s Today show with correspondent Harry Smith. In the interview John Mellencamp says rock is dead. “…Dragging around the dead carcass of what was once an entire generation’s lifestyle.” Mellencamp also talked more about his fiance, actress Meg Griffin, calling…

Mention travel in your profile

Mention travel in your profile

If you’re single and ya want to do better in online dating this year just try this one simple trick: Mention travel in your profile – specifically, cool places you’ve visited. According to research from Match.com, of the Top 20 words in profiles that increased responses, more than 50 percent had to do with travel.…

Produced and Directed by Grand Island Native Paul R. Chandler

Produced and Directed by Grand Island Native Paul R. Chandler

It Must Make Peace spans 3 years of filming in remote and often insecure locations all across Mali, West Africa, documenting performances and interviews with people who could be amongst the last to play their unique instruments or perform their traditional cultural arts. The film captures their profound passion for their traditions and the important…

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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 »

free child safety seat inspections

free child safety seat inspections

News Release Contact: Anissa Paitz, PR Strategist CHI Health Good Samaritan | 10 East 31 Street, Kearney, NE 68847 Office Phone: (308) 865-7983 |Mobile: (308) 627-7606 anissapaitz@catholichealth.net St. Francis offering free child safety seat inspections January 26 to help families comply with new state law GRAND ISLAND—CHI Health St. Francis is offering parents, grandparents and…more info »

Serving Up Hope

Serving Up Hope

Serving Up Hope 2019 will be held on January 26 at Riverside Golf Club in Grand Island. This year’s signature ingredient, Pineapple, has significance for Hope Harbor. In 2019, we will celebrate 25 years of welcoming families who are looking for a shelter from the storm. The pineapple is known to be the symbol of…more info »

YLT Freeze Out Games

YLT Freeze Out Games

Feb 2 @ 8:00 -11:00 room 2299 W Camp Augustine Rd Doniphan, NE 68832 Support youth leadership development in Hall County by putting together a four-person team of any age for a relay event that includes waffle eating, a one-mile run, tomahawk throwing and a plunge into the waters at Camp Augustine. Cost is $200…more info »

 

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Sasse Votes to Prohibit Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Sasse Votes to Prohibit Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement after the Senate voted on the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. “Our pro-life cause is about protecting babies, supporting women, and respecting science,” said Senator Sasse. “Being pro-life means that we want to encourage life-affirming health providers, not the abortion business. I co-sponsored…

Hastings official takes plea deal in Lincoln assault case

Hastings official takes plea deal in Lincoln assault case

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) – A Hastings city official accused of assaulting an Uber driver in Lincoln has taken a plea deal. Lancaster County Court records say 37-year-old Steven Kostner pleaded no contest Thursday to misdemeanor assault. Prosecutors had lowered the charge from felony terroristic threats in exchange for Kostner’s plea. His sentencing is scheduled for…

Nebraska jobless rate 2.8 percent for 5th month in a row

Nebraska jobless rate 2.8 percent for 5th month in a row

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska Labor Department says the state’s unemployment rate remained 2.8 percent in December – the fifth month in a row at the figure. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate is down a tenth of a point from the December 2017 rate of 2.9 percent. Last…

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KGFW Sports – Spartans Snap Husker Streak

KGFW Sports – Spartans Snap Husker Streak

The Nebraska men’s basketball team could not overcome their worst shooting night of the season in a 70-64 loss to 6th-ranked Michigan State last night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers shot just 32.8 percent from the field and hit only 5-of-26 from beyond the 3-point line. Despite thier struggles, the game featured 11 lead…

KGFW Sports – Storm Host #1 VS. #2 Matchup

The Tri-City Storm will be hosting the Muskegon Lumberjacks this weekend at the Viaero Center. The two-game series will feature the top two teams in the USHL league standings. The Storm are in 1st place in the Western Conference standings, holding a one-point advantage over Muskegon in the USHL league standings. Muskegon is in 1st…

KGFW Sports – Lopers Basketball Teams Fall at Washburn

KGFW Sports – Lopers Basketball Teams Fall at Washburn

The UNK basketball teams were upended by the Washburn Ichabods last night in Topeka, Kansas. The Loper men are now 0-7 in MIAA action after losing 89-58. The Loper women are 3-4 in the conference after falling 62-60 in overtime. The UNK basketball teams continue on the road with games at Emporia State Sunday.

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