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Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy

After months of anticipation, multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated Chicago band Fall Out Boy release their seventh studio album M A N I A on Island Records/DCD2 Records. The album is available across all DSPs NOW. The band also released a new music video for the track “Church” directed by Daveion Thompsonmore info »

Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac

Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band Fleetwood Mac announced today a North American tour, set to kick off in October and travel through 50+ cities ending in Spring of 2019. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature the newly announced line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell…more info »

BREAKING BENJAMIN & FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

BREAKING BENJAMIN & FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

DOORS Door Time TBA. HOW TO PURCHASE Tickets can be purchased at the Pinnacle Bank Arena Ticket Office, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-866-448-7849 (Automated) OR 1-800-745-3000 (Live Person). Need help with an existing Ticketmaster order, please call Ticketmaster Fan Support at 1.800.653.8000 (Live Person Monday – Friday 9am – 9pm. Saturday…more info »

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake

Man of the Woods Tour Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer.[1] Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child. In the late 1990s, Timberlake rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of NSYNC, which eventually…more info »

Blogs

Watch the video for adoption info

Watch the video for adoption info

Central Nebraska Humane Society’s Rose and Sarah joined me this morning. “Trooper” is more fond of women and is super loving. Trooper is a Pitbull/Boxer mix, brown and white and surprisingly skittish for a dog his size. Watch the video for adoption information.

Unheard Music from Mr. Petty

Unheard Music from Mr. Petty

It’s hard to believe we’re coming up on the one year anniversary already…but the good news is there is still unheard music from Mr. Petty. I’ve been a fan of his since I saw him perform “Refugee” on The Merv Griffin Show in the late seventies. Here’s a new song about his early days in…

My Brother “the other” Franzman…

My Brother “the other” Franzman…

….is quite the photographer! Check out his latest album of pics of Deep Purple’s Glenn Hughs. He’s available for weddings, too. He’ll make ya look like a rock star. Click link below to see whole album.

I need a maid

I need a maid

When our new dishwasher was installed last year the person doing the work said to put the dishes in dirty because the detergent will stick to the enzymes and actually clean the dishes better. Yeah? No! That’s so not true. In fact I have to rinse the dishes, load/start the washer and sometimes wash them…

sideways video

sideways video

There are days I absolutely can not stand working online. Did ya ever do something the same way every day for months on end and then suddenly out of the blue badda-boom, everything is different. This new world we live in makes it difficult to become an expert at anything. Anywho, here’s a sideways video…

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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 »

“Marriage Revolution”

“Marriage Revolution”

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Submitter’s Name Lindsey Miles lindseyamarshall@gmail.com (308) 440-0012 October 26 & 27 Third City Christian Church Third City Christian Church and Peace Lutheran Church have teamed up to host the “Marriage Revolution” event presented by Hans and Star Molegraaf. In their…more info »

Grand Island Movies In The Park

Grand Island Movies In The Park

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Jeremy Fields jfields030991@mail.com (308) 379-5552 09/28/18 6:30-11p.m. Pier Park Grand Island Nebraska Details of the Event: September 28th, 2018 Grand Island Movies In The park presents The Lion King. Come watch this family classic on screen 20 ft high. Free…more info »

Activities for Kids

Activities for Kids

Family Outdoor Club October 20 •10:00 am – 11:30 am www.praireloft.org Activities are designed for kids ages 2-8 with their grownups. Free will donation: $5 per family per Saturday. The Prairie Loft Family Outdoor Club happens the 3rd Saturday of every month, 10-11:30am, year-round. Each month’s program includes active outdoor exploration, art activities, take-home projects,…more info »

 

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Nebraska’s Crowded Budget Impacting Property Taxes

Nebraska’s Crowded Budget Impacting Property Taxes

OMAHA, Neb. – Sarah Curry, the Policy Director for the Platte Institute released her recent report for Nebraska’s overcrowded spending budget and the impact it could have on taxes. A heavy reliance on federal funding and not placing taxes on everyday sales and services have been factors in the recent budget issues. With high property…

Nebraska jobless rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August

Nebraska jobless rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska Labor Department says the state’s preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August – down a tenth of a point from 2.9 percent in July. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate also was down a tenth from the year-ago figure of 2.9 percent.…

Nebraska Brass Band joins UNK Wind Ensemble

Nebraska Brass Band joins UNK Wind Ensemble

KEARNEY, Neb. – Nebraska’s premiere brass band will join the University of Nebraska at Kearney Wind Ensemble for a concert in Kearney. The Nebraska Brass Band, based in Omaha, will perform with UNK musicians at 8 p.m. Sept. 29 in UNK’s Fine Arts Recital Hall. Nebraska Brass Band consists of 34 professional musicians. It includes UNK…

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KGFW Sports – Husker vs. Michigan, Add Bethune Cookman

KGFW Sports – Husker vs. Michigan, Add Bethune Cookman

Scott Frost says quarterback Adrian Martinez will make the trip to Michigan, but no decision has been made on whether he will play.The Huskers open Big Ten play in Ann Arbor Saturday, taking on the nationally ranked Wolverines, kickoff is at 11:00. Michigan enters the game ranked 19th in the Associated Press poll and No.…

KGFW Sports – High School Update 9/21/18

KGFW Sports – High School Update 9/21/18

High School Results and Schedules; KHS Softball @ Grand Island @ Veteran’s Field Softball Complex Grand Island 12, Kearney 2 (4-innings) KCHS Softball vs Minden @ Patriot Park Kearney Catholic 16, Minden 0 KCHS Volleyball @ Grand Island Northwest Northwest def. Kearney Catholic, 22-25, 19-25, 25-18, 25-17, 15-3 (3-2) KHS Girls Golf 3rd @ 15-team…

KGFW Sports – Huskers Open Big Ten Play

KGFW Sports – Huskers Open Big Ten Play

The 3rd-ranked Nebraska volleyball team opens Big Ten play this weekend. The Huskers host 18th-ranked Michigan tonight at 8:00, and Michigan State Sunday afternoon at 2:00. Nebraska enters Big Ten action with a 9-1 overall record. The Huskers have won nine straight matches since a season-opening loss to 7th-ranked Florida. In that stretch, NU has defeated 18th-ranked…

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