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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 »

Whose Live Anyway?

Whose Live Anyway?

Laugh out loud when WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? returns to Omaha! The show is 90 minutes of hilarious, improvised comedy and song, all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, Dave Foley and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is…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

Read about new policy!

Read about new policy!

Heartland Events Center adopting clear-bag policy As safety policies change across the country, the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island says they’re joining in on a clear-bag policy. Fonner Park and Heartland Events Center officials said the policy will begin Feb. 18 and will apply to all ticketed events. “Safety and security is our highest…

I don’t understand

I don’t understand

How can you make a movie about a comedian coming out of retirement for one last tour with OUT having any jokes? I don’t understand. I’ve always been a fan of Chevy Chase. Sure I heard rumors of him being a difficult person to work with but not knowing if they’re true makes me not…

they want an autopsy

they want an autopsy

JAMES BROWN: Was He Murdered? James Brown died on Christmas Day 2006 of congestive heart failure, but nearly a dozen people close to the “Godfather of Soul” aren’t convinced of the cause of death and are raising the possibility that he may have been murdered. One of the people casting doubt over the official cause…

Did ya ever watch 90210?

Did ya ever watch 90210?

Did ya ever watch 90210? I did. I got caught up in the story line. Here’s something ya probably didn’t know. Before they became Maroon 5, Adam Levine and company formed a band called Katy’s Flowers. They were in high school at the time and they got cast in an episode of 90210. Pretty wild.…

I thought they were supposed to have rubber in them

I thought they were supposed to have rubber in them

RECALL: Tyson Chicken Nuggets May Contain Rubber Tyson Foods is recalling more than 36,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may contain rubber. The recall affects Tyson’s fully-cooked panko nuggets in five-pound bags which have a “best if used by” date of November 26th, 2019. Despite the recall, Tyson says it there have been no…

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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 »

Cupcake Extravaganza event

Cupcake Extravaganza event

Leslie Braun braunl2@lopers.unk.edu (402) 363-9902 2/17/19 3-5 p.m. UNK Nebraskan Student Union, Ponderosa Room, Kearney UNK Student Entrepreneurship Organization, Enactus Details of the Event: We’re looking for talented bakers and cupcake-loving guests to participate in our 3rd annual Cupcake Extravaganza event. This event is a baking competition between both professionals and amateurs. For $5, students…more info »

Whose Live Anyway?

Whose Live Anyway?

Laugh out loud when WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? returns to Omaha! The show is 90 minutes of hilarious, improvised comedy and song, all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, Dave Foley and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is…more info »

Blood donations urgently needed

Blood donations urgently needed

Blood donations urgently needed Severe winter weather and the holidays have had a tremendous impact on blood donations already this year, with more than 27,000 blood and platelet donations going uncollected. Right now, blood and platelet donations are being distributed to hospitals as fast as they come in. The Red Cross must collect more than…more info »

 

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District of Nebraska’s U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects $3,978,627.98 in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2018

District of Nebraska’s U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects $3,978,627.98 in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2018

NEBRASKA – United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced today that the District of Nebraska collected $3,978,627.98 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2018.  Of this amount, $1,836,812.43 was collected in criminal actions and $2,141,815.55 was collected in civil actions.  Additionally, The District of Nebraska worked with other U.S. Attorney’s Offices and components of…

OP-ED: The First Line of Defense Against Higher Taxes

OP-ED: The First Line of Defense Against Higher Taxes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is a column written by Congressman Adrian Smith with taxes: “As you may know, I recently accepted the top Republican position on the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, which writes tax policy for Congress. It’s quite an honor for me because my colleagues and I on this…

FedEx Packages Intercepted by Law Enforcement Result in Ten-Year Prison Sentence

FedEx Packages Intercepted by Law Enforcement Result in Ten-Year Prison Sentence

OMAHA, Neb. – United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that on February 14, 2019, Chief United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Jose Guzman-Ramirez to a term of imprisonment of 120 months, to be served in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.  Guzman-Ramirez pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute…

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KGFW Sports – NU Women Fall To Terps, Baseball Open 2019 Season

KGFW Sports – NU Women Fall To Terps, Baseball Open 2019 Season

The Nebraska women’s basketball team lost at 7th-ranked Maryland last night, 89-63. The Huskers host 24th-ranked Michigan State Sunday afternoon at 3:00. The Husker men host Northwestern Saturday night. Tipoff at Pinnacle Bank Arena is set at 7:30. The Nebraska baseball team opens their season Friday, with game one of a four-game series at UC…

KGFW Sports – Lopers Top Blue Tigers

KGFW Sports – Lopers Top Blue Tigers

The UNK basketball teams picked up wins at home last night. Freshman Kanon Koster scored a team high 26-points in the Loper Men’s 75-67 win over Lincoln University. Maegan Holt scored a school freshman record with 31-points to lead the Loper women to a 72-59 win. The Lopers close this two game homestand Saturday afternoon…

KGFW Sports – Husker Hold Off Gophers at Home

KGFW Sports – Husker Hold Off Gophers at Home

James Palmer Jr. knocked down a pair of free throws with 1.1 seconds remaining to lift the Nebraska men’s basketball team to a 62-61 win over Minnesota Wednesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Palmer finished with a game high 24 points, and was 8-of-10 at the line, including 3-of-4 in the final minute. The win…

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