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Train & The Goo Goo Dolls

Train & The Goo Goo Dolls

Multi-Platinum selling bands Train and Goo Goo Dolls are bringing special guest Allen Stone on their 2019 Summer Tour to Harrah’s Stir Concert Cove on June 25th! Train’s self-titled debut album, released by Columbia in 1998 was the start of their now accomplished career – the tumbling wordplay of “Meet Virginia” gave them their first…more info »

Carlos Santana w/ The Doobie Brothers

Carlos Santana w/ The Doobie Brothers

Nearly fifty years have passed since Carlos Santana played at Woodstock. To celebrate that historic performance and the twentieth anniversary of his Supernatural album, he will be launching a 29-date North American tour starting June 22 that will hit Denver this summer. “With Supernatural, I felt I had a masterpiece of joy in my heart,”…more info »

Q4A Cause – Rockin’ Rib Revival

Q4A Cause – Rockin’ Rib Revival

We don’t have any fans of BBQ, Rock & Blues in the area do we?!? HEAR GI, the City of Grand Island, Grand Island Tourism, the Grand Island Community Foundation, the Hall County Fair and Fonner Park have teamed up to bring Q4A Cause to Grand Island this summer! It’s a 3-day festival from July 12-14, 2019 that integrates fantastic food,…more info »

KANSAS: Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour

KANSAS: Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour

Iconic rock band Kansas performs the classics! Hear “Carry On Wayward Son,” “Dust in the Wind” and other songs from their legendary career. They’ll showcase their “Point of Know Return” album played live, in full for the first time.more info »

Blogs

a “new” track by Freddie Mercury

a “new” track by Freddie Mercury

Brian May wants it known that Queen had nothing to do with last week’s release of a “new” track by Freddie Mercury, “Time Waits for No One.” On his website, May writes, “This new version of Freddie’s take on the theme song from Dave Clark’s 1986 musical of the same name is getting lots of…

Here’s why you MUST read labels!

Here’s why you MUST read labels!

This pale ale is called Glutiny (think mutiny, or rebellion against gluten). I live my life gluten-free because of my allergy to the protein, so needless to say this product got my attention. Long story, short blog, I read the label and said, “WTF”!!! The fine print reads: “Crafted to remove gluten, the gluten content…

New Springsteen

New Springsteen

John Stewart once said something like, “Springsteen doesn’t just sing. He testifies…he empties his tank…” I think that is perfectly said. New Bruce Springsteen album is called Western Stars. It’s available now. Here’s a portion of the press release: Bruce Springsteen’s first new studio album in five years, Western Stars, gets released today. As previously…

Adoptions Today / Companions Tomorrow

Adoptions Today / Companions Tomorrow

Here are the deets from The Central Nebraska Humane Society: Magnolia is a 2 and half year old spayed female Labrador mix. She is a super sweet, loving girl, who knows how to roll over for a treat. Loves running but not very interested in toys. Good with kids and most people. She has been…

You can play an important role

You can play an important role

Read the following press release. Dead Birds Will Help Health Officials Determine Presence of West Nile Virus The Central District Health Department (CDHD) is asking residents of Hall, Hamilton and Merrick Counties to report dead birds to monitor for the presence of West Nile Virus in the area. The public can play an important role…

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Birds & Brews

Birds & Brews

Contact: Taylor Harmening Central Nebraska Conservation Director AmeriCorps Member Nebraska Conservation Educational Fund Phone: (402) 943-9556 Email: taylorharmening@nlcvef.org Birds & Brews at Steeple Brewing Co. (Hastings, Ne) You are invited to join Conservation Nebraska for a guest speaker, Nicole Arcilla, Bird Biologist from the Crane Trust in Wood River, NE. Join us for drinks while…more info »

Run for a Resident Race

Run for a Resident Race

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Submitter’s Name Bethany Schmit don@sch-hcv.org 06/29/2019 7:45 AM-9:15 AM in Sutton, NE Sutton Community Home is having their Run for a Resident Race. It is a 5k and 1 mile run/walk on June 29th right here at our facility in…more info »

2nd Annual Freedom Fest

2nd Annual Freedom Fest

2019 Freedom Fest 2nd Annual Freedom Fest KEARNEY, NE – The Second Annual Freedom Fest is set to start at 5 p.m., Wednesday, July 3. Fireworks will begin at 10 p.m. United Way of the Kearney Area is teaming up with sponsors to provide an evening full of music, food, attractions, and fireworks. The event…more info »

Q4A Cause – Rockin’ Rib Revival

Q4A Cause – Rockin’ Rib Revival

We don’t have any fans of BBQ, Rock & Blues in the area do we?!? HEAR GI, the City of Grand Island, Grand Island Tourism, the Grand Island Community Foundation, the Hall County Fair and Fonner Park have teamed up to bring Q4A Cause to Grand Island this summer! It’s a 3-day festival from July 12-14, 2019 that integrates fantastic food,…more info »

 

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Longtime workforce developer retiring after 18-year career

Longtime workforce developer retiring after 18-year career

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Executive Director for Kearney Works, Stan Zimbelman joined KGFW’s Talk of the Town to discuss his 18-year career in workforce development and highlight the low unemployment rate in Nebraska. Zimbelman began with the challenges that face his company with low unemployment. “The unemployment is very low and I think it’s going…

Road Closure: 6th Avenue and 39th Street

Road Closure: 6th Avenue and 39th Street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “The City of Kearney Public Works Department announces that weather permitting the south side of the intersection at 39th Street and 6th Avenue will be closed to traffic beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 for concrete repair and traffic light detection…

Governor Ricketts Celebrates Merger of Two Agencies

Governor Ricketts Celebrates Merger of Two Agencies

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts, along with Director Jim Macy, head of the newly created Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, celebrated the merger of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality and the Nebraska Energy Office. Following the passage of LB 302, the two…

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KGFW Sports – 5 Storm Players Heading to the NHL

KGFW Sports – 5 Storm Players Heading to the NHL

A team-record five Tri-City Storm players were picked in NHL draft over the weekend. Center Shane Pinto was the first pick of the second round and 32nd overall and was slected by Ottawa. Zac Jones was taken with the 68th pick by the New York Rangers while Ronnie Attard went to Philadelphia with the 72nd…

KGFW Sports – Bolt Named Husker Head Coach

KGFW Sports – Bolt Named Husker Head Coach

Will Bolt is returning to his alma mater as head coach. Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos named Bolt the 24th head coach of the Husker baseball program on Friday. Bolt brings 16 years of coaching experience to the Nebraska program, including five seasons on the Husker baseball staff and four years as a head coach at…

KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Summer Camps

KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Summer Camps

The Nebraska Football program will host their Friday Night Lights camps on June 14th and June 21st. Nebraska will also host their first National Adidas OL/DL Pipeline Camp, Saturday, June 15th. All three events will be free and open to the public. The following information will assist fans who intend to attend the Friday Night…

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