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Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour

Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour

Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa is adding 17 dates to her first North American tour: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. Presented by Party City and produced by Nickelodeon and AEG Presents. Nickelodeon will release JoJo Siwa’s second EP entitled Celebrate featuring four new songs: “It’s Time To Celebrate,” “#1U,” “Worldwide Party,” and…more info »

Collective Soul And Gin Blossoms: Now’s The Time Tour

Collective Soul And Gin Blossoms: Now’s The Time Tour

Collective Soul are celebrating their 25th Anniversary and will be releasing their tenth highly anticipated studio album, BLOOD, on June 21. The Gin Blossoms have undoubtedly left their mark on the Rock music map. The Grammy nominated band’s fusion of Melodic Rock, Pop, Folk and Country elements has helped pave the way for the modern…more info »

HEART + JOAN JETT w/ Elle King

HEART + JOAN JETT w/ Elle King

Pepsi Center will be the site of a female rock trifecta the legendary rock band Heart arrives along with female rock pioneers Joan Jett and the Black Hearts and Elle King. Tickets can be bought for as little as $96. Nancy and Ann Wilson are reuniting for a summer tour, which kicks off on July…more info »

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour

Backstreet’s Back! Don’t miss their DNA World Tour when it shops in Omaha. After wrapping up their yearlong Las Vegas residency in April 2019, Backstreet Boys have set dates for their 2019 DNA World Tour, their biggest arena trek in 18 years, in support of their upcoming new album DNA. For the album, Backstreet Boys…more info »

Blogs

Read this if you’re goin’ ‘Fairin”

Read this if you’re goin’ ‘Fairin”

STATE FAIR ADDS PARKING OPTIONS WHAT: State Fair Executive Director Lori Cox has announced expanded shuttle parking availability to help ease parking on grass areas that could be compromised by the wet weather. The State Fair staff recommends using off-site parking and using the FREE express shuttle services. The free services will pick up at…

initiate an intervention

initiate an intervention

No one is saying you can’t write a check anymore but I am asking why some people write checks in grocery stores. Why do some people write checks in grocery stores? And why am I always behind them in line? Another question: Do you realize it could be considered inconsiderate of others especially if you…

Look At All That Attitude

Look At All That Attitude

Seeing all the 1st Day of School photos today, made me want to share my last day of Kindergarten photo with you. Man, look at all that attitude! Yep, that’s me. I’ve been highly disappointed with school ending since I was 5, I’ve also been disappointed with all the waiting around for an event to…

immediate release

immediate release

Howard St. temporarily closing Monday, use Faidley Ave. to reach St. Francis Emergency Room GRAND ISLAND- Beginning Monday, Aug. 19 sections of North Howard Ave. and 8th St., directly east of CHI Health St. Francis, will be temporarily closed. City roadway and sewer construction will block access to St. Francis from the east off of…

Funny

Funny

Jimmy Fallon last night: “A new study found that hand dryers in bathrooms spread more germs than paper towels. And the makers of hand dryers said, “But don’t forget, we also don’t dry your hands.”

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Poker Run/Benefit for the Tara Roy/Eric John family

Poker Run/Benefit for the Tara Roy/Eric John family

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Submitter’s Name: Lori Sautter lsautter@windstream.net 08/24/2018 12:00-1:00 p.m Ann’s Getta Way, Grand Island Poker Run/Benefit for the Tara Roy/Eric John family, who along with their unborn son, Samuel Lucas were tragically killed on July 10th, 2019. Sponsored by the Purple…more info »

Polishfest

Polishfest

jmepp@charter.net (308) 379-6299 September 8, 2019 Aston Details of the Event: Polishfest Event to help preserve Polish Heritage Center by celebrating with traditional polish food, music and activities. All day Sunday, September 8, 2019, starts at 10:30 am. Lunch available 11am-2pm. Live polka music and silent auction and many crafts and polish tees. Song and…more info »

OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK

OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK

Sandy Manfull manfullsandy@gmail.com (308) 383-6419 09/21/19 830AM Eagle Scout Park Grand Island 2nd Annual OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK Saturday, September 21st, 2019 Eagle Scout Park, 3050 N. Broadwell Grand Island, NE Registration/Check in begins at 8:30am Opening Ceremony begins at 9am For more information and to register AFSP.ORG/GRANDISLAND Contact: gi.neveralone@gmail.com 308-383-6419 IN CRISIS? Call…more info »

BLUE MAN GROUP

BLUE MAN GROUP

LIED CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES BLUE MAN GROUP SPEECHLESS TOUR NEW SHOW ARRIVES IN LINCOLN, NE, JAN. 29-FEB. 2 Lied Center for Performing Arts is thrilled to announce that the Blue Man Group SPEECHLESS Tour, featuring the world-renowned bald-and-blue trio, will visit Lincoln, Nebraska, for the first time since 2013. The show, which includes…more info »

 

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Electric scooters coming to UNK next week

Electric scooters coming to UNK next week

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from UNK Communications: University of Nebraska at Kearney students have a much quicker option when they’re running late to class. They can hop on an electric scooter instead. UNK recently approved an agreement that allows dockless electric scooter company Goat to operate on campus. Beginning next week, nine Segway-brand…

Good Samaritan announces plans for new $13 million Emergency Room

Good Samaritan announces plans for new $13 million Emergency Room

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from CHI Good Health Samaritan Hospital: “Thanks in part to $2 million anonymous donation, the trauma program at CHI Health Good Samaritan will take a highly-anticipated step forward Tuesday with a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new Emergency Department. The celebration begins at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 on the…

Governor Pete Ricketts provides updates on Floods and Trade

Governor Pete Ricketts provides updates on Floods and Trade

LINCOLN, Neb. – (KGFW) During the Governor’s Monthly Call-In Show, Pete Ricketts discussed how far the recovery process has come since floods swept Nebraska in March. The latest involving roads and bridges being repaired in heavily impacted areas. “With the really unprecedented widespread damage that we had to our state with flooding and blizzards in…

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KGFW Sports – Martinez on the Manning Watch List

KGFW Sports – Martinez on the Manning Watch List

Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez has been named to the 30-player Manning Award watch list. Martinez is one of three sophomores on the watch list for the award, which is presented to the top quarterback following the conclusion of the 2019 season, including bowl games. He set 11 school records last season after becoming the first…

KGFW Sports – 62nd Shrine Bowl Coaches Announced

KGFW Sports – 62nd Shrine Bowl Coaches Announced

Coaches for the 2020 Nebraska Shrine Bowl were announced this morning. Lincoln High Head Football Coach Mark Macke, who has led the Links back into Nebraska high school football prominence, will guide the North team. Ashland-Greenwood Head Football Coach Ryan Thompson, who led the Bluejays to seven straight playoff appearances between 2009 and 2015, a…

KGFW Sports – Huskers Add 4-Star JUCO, Basketball 4-0 Overseas

KGFW Sports – Huskers Add 4-Star JUCO, Basketball 4-0 Overseas

Juco defensive lineman Jahkeem Green was officially added to the Husker’s 110-man roster Monday. The 6-4, 300-pound 4-star prospect was the No. 2 rated JUCO defensive tackle in the country. He registered 117 total tackles in his JUCO career at Highlands Community College in Kansas, including 3 sacks and 15 tackles for loss. Green has…

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