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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

New Tom Petty!

New Tom Petty!

One of the previously unreleased songs on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ The Best of Everything is out now. There’s also a video! New Tom Petty! “The Best of Everything” is a 2-disc or 4-LP set that comes out March 1st. Described as 38 tracks and includes songs from his solo albums and his first…

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.…

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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 »

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 »

Noises Off

Noises Off

Noises Off February 22 thru March 3rd ‘Noises Off’ takes a fond look at the follies of theatre folk, whose susceptibility to out-of-control egos, memory loss, and passionate affairs turn every performance into a high-risk adventure. This play-within-a-play captures a touring theatre troupe’s production of Nothing On in three stages: dress rehearsal, the opening performance,…more info »

 

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Hall County working with a tight budget

Hall County working with a tight budget

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – (KGFW) Jane Richardson representing the Hall County Board of Supervisors spoke on the county budget during the Grand Island State of the City address. Richardson broke down revenues and expenses and touched on the budget needs. First, Richardson explained where percentages of revenue comes from. “Hall County’s revenues are primarily financed…

Analyzing local governments and spending habits

Analyzing local governments and spending habits

OMAHA, Neb. – (KGFW) Platte Institute Policy Director Sarah Curry created an in-depth report involving local governments and spending habits. Curry simply stated that Nebraskans wouldn’t be taxed if governments weren’t spending money so she looked at where troubles could be arising. “What we found out is that in the city of York, they essentially…

OP-ED: Governor Pete Ricketts, “Let’s Keep Nebraska Pro-Life”

OP-ED: Governor Pete Ricketts, “Let’s Keep Nebraska Pro-Life”

LINCOLN, Neb. – “It’s well-known that Nebraska is a pro-life state.  Over the years, Senators, Governors, and pro-life advocates have worked to make Nebraska a national leader in public policy protecting the dignity of human life.  Less than a year ago, the Legislature stood with Nebraskans and voted for a pro-life budget.  This was a…

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KGFW Sports – Storm Players Honored Again

KGFW Sports – Storm Players Honored Again

Two members of the league leading Tri-City Storm earned USHL Player of the Week honors. Defenseman Ronnie Attard was named Defenseman of the Week for the second straight week and fourth time overall, and forward Brendan Furry earned his second weekly honor of the season. The picked up three wins on the road this weekend,…

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…

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