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Journey & Def Leppard

Journey & Def Leppard

Following the huge buzz surrounding last week’s announcement that two of the world’s greatest rock bands – JOURNEY and DEF LEPPARD – are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour, special fan presales and VIP packages have now been announced, as well as additional on sale details.more info »

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

STEVE MILLER BAND CONFIRMS SUMMER 2018 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUEST PETER FRAMPTON AND HIS BAND Online Presale Date: Starts Feb. 15 @ 10AM Ends Feb. 15 @ 10PM Presale code: JOKER Presale link:  https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/06005447EFB96C40?camefrom=CFC_PBT_080218SMBFRAM_MMCAMPAIGN&brand=PINEWOODBOWL&camefrom=EMCL_210 Show Date: Thursday, Aug. 2 Public On Sale Date: Friday, Feb. 16 @ 10AM   Steve Miller has confirmed the…more info »

ZZ Top

ZZ Top

ZZ Top will head to Pinewood Bowl August 7th at 7pm! The band released its first album—called ZZ Top’s First Album—in 1971. Beginning with blues-inspired rock, the band incorporated new wave, punk rock and dance-rock by using synthesizers. The band is also known for its humorous lyrics laced with double entendres and innuendo. The band’s top-selling album is the 1983 Eliminator, which sold more than 10…more info »

Earth Wind & Fire

Earth Wind & Fire

During the 1970s, a new brand of pop music was born – one that was steeped in African and African-American styles – particularly jazz and R&B but appealed to a broader cross-section of the listening public. As founder and leader of the band Earth, Wind & Fire, Maurice White not only embraced but also helped…more info »

Blogs

I’ll go see it. Will you?

I’ll go see it. Will you?

This trailer is said to have been viewed so many times it’s putting some of Queen’s hits BACK on the charts! The movie looks good. Sometimes it looks like Freddie and sometimes it doesn’t. Hopefully that won’t be a distraction. I do believe the vocals in the movie are actually Freddie Mercury’s extracted tracks from…

everything is right with the world

everything is right with the world

I was all too happy to receive the news that my old friend, Laurie Dee was not only returning to The Central Nebraska Humane Society but she was also returning to her weekly guest segment on my little broadcast. Honestly, this morning I got the feeling that everything is right with the world. Watch the…

This is kinda hilarious!

This is kinda hilarious!

I just found this online and I think it’s kinda hilarious. The Rolling Stones’ tour photographer made an interesting discovery while the Stones were flying to one of their shows in Europe. They were flying over what is called, “Lake Bled” in Slovenia and from an aerial view it looks like the Rolling Stones iconic…

Adoptions Today, Companions Tomorrow!

Adoptions Today, Companions Tomorrow!

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s the Chasity and Kahn Show! Featuring Chasity…and Kahn the Friendly, Furry, Striped Feline. Kahn is about six years old and loves to be pet and held. I immediately got attached to her and be careful, you might, too! If you can give Kahn a forever home, visit The Central Nebraska Humane…

Most expensive in every state

Most expensive in every state

Who doesn’t love a great steak? If you don’t, I’m not sure we can be friends. I stumbled upon an interesting article that lists the most expensive steakhouse in every state complete with slideshow. Naturally, I hop, skipped and jumped directly to Nebraka to see if I’d been there and then I found it rather…

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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 »

SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

pmorriss@gips.org (308) 385-5900 July 2-July 20 Grand Island Schools Summer Food Program UPDATED SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM: After June, we will just be serving lunch–still free to kids 0-18; adults may purchase meals for $4. The following schools will run 11am to 12:30pm, Mon thru Friday, July 2 thru July 20 (no program feeding on July…more info »

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

Contact Denise McGovern-Gallagher 308-385-5095 308-379-5266 director@cleancommunity.org www.cleancommunity.org/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2018 Lean Mean and Ready to Clean Grand Island Area Clean Community System and its partners, Nebraska State Fair, City of Grand Island, Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing a City-wide clean-up for August 6-20. We…more info »

Art Contest at Library

Art Contest at Library

Calling teens to enter “Libraries Rock” art contest at library GRAND ISLAND, Nebr.—Teens, ages 10-18 are encouraged to put their artistic talents to use and enter the “Libraries Rock” teen art contest. This is the 14th year for the contest. There is no entry fee. Teens may enter up to two pieces of art such…more info »

 

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East Brooke Park Splashground Re-Opens

East Brooke Park Splashground Re-Opens

KEARNEY, Neb. – Kearney Park and Recreation Officials have announced that the East Brooke Park Splashground has been repaired and is now open for public use. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. The water features can be activated by pressing a button located by the center drain. Patrons are asked…

Rabid bats found in Nebraska

Rabid bats found in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska health officials say several bats found around the state this year have tested positive for rabies, including seven in Lincoln. State Public Health Veterinarian Bryan Buss says bats are a common carrier of rabies in the state. Buss says late summer is Nebraska’s peak time for testing bats because of…

Traffic Signal Repairs: 2nd Avenue and 4th Street

Traffic Signal Repairs: 2nd Avenue and 4th Street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Nebraska Department of Transportation and the City of Kearney Public Works Department announce that weather permitting; traffic signal repair work will take place at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and 4th Street on Thursday, July 19, 2018 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Traffic signals will not be operational during the work period.…

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KGFW Sports – Ron Brown Returns to NU

KGFW Sports – Ron Brown Returns to NU

Ron Brown has rejoined the Nebraska staff as director of player development. Brown was an assistant coach at Nebraska from 1987-2003 and 2008-14 and has spent the past three years at Liberty University working for Turner Gill. As director of player development, Brown will work with players on life skills, off-field development and community outreach.…

KGFW Sports – Legion and Little League Baseball

KGFW Sports – Legion and Little League Baseball

Runza Sr’s (32-9) @ Area-7 Seniors Tournament in Lexington – July 20-24 Friday #2 Kearney Runza vs. #3 North Platte – 5:00 (on KGFW) #5 Scottsbluff/Westco Zephers vs. #4 Lexington – 8:00 Saturday Runza/North Platte Loser vs. Scottsbluff/Lexington Losers – 4:00 (Elimination Game) #1 Hastings vs. Scottsbluff/Lexington Winner – 7:00 — Post 52 Jr’s (29-13)…

KGFW Sports – Sodbusters Open 8-Game Homestand

KGFW Sports – Sodbusters Open 8-Game Homestand

The Western Nebraska Pioneers topped the Hastings Sodbusters 12-1 last night in Gering. Still in second place in the Clark Division Standings, the Sodbusters open up an eight game homestand tonight when they host the Hub City Hotshots. Game one of this two game series at Duncan Field begins tonight at 6:35.

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