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Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson

GRAMMY-Award winner Kelly Clarkson recently released her eagerly anticipated eighth studio album Meaning of Life which features the GRAMMY nominated single “Love So Soft.” Her first release with Atlantic Records, Meaning of Life is the album Clarkson was destined to make, a collection of smart and sensual soul-inspired pop that immediately belongs among the legendary…more info »

Righteous Brothers

Righteous Brothers

Forming in 1962 and becoming a staple on the pop charts in the mid-1960s, The Righteous Brothers are known for their hit singles including “Unchained Melody”, “(You’re My) Soul and Inspiration”, as well the seminal single “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’”.more info »

Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz

We’re bringing the GOOD VIBES to a city near you this summer, along with special guest Brett Dennen.   Multiple GRAMMY® Award winner Jason Mraz has announced plans for a North American summer tour, joined by his SuperBand and featuring special guest Brett Dennen. “GOOD VIBES” makes a stop at Lincoln’s Pinewood Bowl Theater Thursday, August…more info »

O.A.R. WITH MATT NATHANSON

O.A.R. WITH MATT NATHANSON

O.A.R. are bringing special guest Matt Nathanson as part of their Just Like Paradise Tour to Stir Concert Cove on Friday, August 31st! Get your tickets now before they’re gone!more info »

Blogs

I don’t know anyone who isn’t happy about this

I don’t know anyone who isn’t happy about this

Steve Perry is back!!! Oh, already? The former Journey singer is 69 years old and I think he sounds terrific. He is releasing a new album called Traces on October 5 The attached link is a song called “No Erasin’.” If my math is correct, this song is his first new music in 20 years.…

Shopping with Steven Tyler

Shopping with Steven Tyler

Aerosmith was on The Today Show yesterday. If ya missed it, all you need to know is in the attached clip. Who wants to go to Vegas? Tickets go on sale for us regular folk on August 24th at 10am.

What was your first car?

What was your first car?

What was your first car? Do you wish you still had it? Mine was a Fire-Thorn Red 1977 Monte Carlo. HUUUUUGE! When it was time to upgrade, I was all too willing to get rid of it in fact I couldn’t wait to get rid of it. Now I wish I still had it. Here’s…

interesting history lesson

interesting history lesson

Believe it or not, there was a time when record companies bought TV ads to promote the release of albums. I used to LOVE seeing the occasional rock band on television. It was very seldom but very exciting. Those days are pretty much behind us, but someone has assembled a pretty great video of all…

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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 »

Central City artist exhibit

Central City artist exhibit

CENTRAL CITY — “The Legacy of Nebraska,” a collection of paintings from Central City artist Todd Williams celebrating the Nebraska Sesquicentennial, will be on display for several months in the artist’s home town. The exhibit opens with an artist talk and reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at HUB 46, located on…more info »

Meditation Group

Meditation Group

Come, Sit, and Breathe – Meditation Group Date: August 28, 2018 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Grand Island Public Library 211 N. Washington St. Grand Island, Nebraska 68801 Everyone is invited to join our meditation group. We will practice together one evening a week and support each other in creating our own daily meditation…more info »

Poker Run

Poker Run

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Lori Sautter lldettman@aol.com (308) 940-2868 09/08/17 11-? p.m. Registration at Ann’s Getta Way 2303 E Highway 30 Grand Island Details of the Event: This is a Poker Run, sponsored by the Purple Fish, MC and Blue Knights, MC. All proceeds…more info »

 

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CASA of Kearney recruiting volunteers for training

CASA of Kearney recruiting volunteers for training

KEARNEY, Neb. – Jessica Knoell from CASA recently joined KGFW’s Talk of the Town to discuss recruiting volunteers that would assist neglected or abused children that are in the court system. Knoell had discussed the mission of CASA and what it stands for. “CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates. We train volunteers to be…

Minden man dies in crash east of Kearney

Minden man dies in crash east of Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) – Authorities say a Minden man has died in a car crash east of Kearney. The crash was reported shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office says a southbound vehicle ran off a county road into a ditch, hit an embankment and rolled, ejecting the driver. The driver was…

Attorney General insists clergy abuse be reported by public

Attorney General insists clergy abuse be reported by public

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a statement release from the office of Attorney General Doug Peterson: “In light of recent events reported in the news related to allegations of abuse by members of the clergy and other persons in positions of authority, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office is issuing this important reminder to all…

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KGFW Sports – NU Update 8/20/18

KGFW Sports – NU Update 8/20/18

Over 8,000 fans showed up for the Nebraska football team’s Fan Day event, and the Nebraska volleyball team’s Red/White Scrimmage Saturday. The Big Ten Network was also in Lincoln that day, watching practice and speaking with the players and coaches. After taking yesterday off, the Huskers return to the practice field this morning for their…

KGFW Sports – HV Volleyball 4-0 in Georgia

KGFW Sports – HV Volleyball 4-0 in Georgia

The 10th-ranked Hastings College volleyball team opened their season with four wins at the Coastal Georgia Classic this past weekend. The Broncos take on Nebraska Wesleyan in an exhibition match Saturday at the the 3rd Annual Bill Marshall Volleyball Classic at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island. First serve is at 4:00.

KGFW Sports – UNK Picked to Win MIAA

KGFW Sports – UNK Picked to Win MIAA

The 8th-ranked UNK volleyball team has been picked to finish first in the 2018 MIAA preseason coaches’ poll. Just 36 points separates the top five teams; the Lopers (108 points; eight first place votes), Missouri Western State (94; two first place), Central Oklahoma (92), Central Missouri (85) and Washburn (72; one first place). UNK and…

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