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The Beach Boys Now & Then

The Beach Boys Now & Then

You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you’re assessing the impact of The Beach Boys. This band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions. But…more info »

P!NK

P!NK

After incredible success and demand, esteemed performer and international pop icon P!NK today announces her Beautiful Trauma World Tour will extend in to 2019 with an additional 37 spring dates across North America. The new outing will kick off March 1, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, FL and the highly praised show will make stops in…more info »

#IMOMSOHARD

#IMOMSOHARD

Moms, best friends and funny ladies Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley are the creators of the web series, #IMOMSOHARD. They discuss the good, the bad and the funny about motherhood – with the help of a bottle of red wine! The moms finished their first mega-year of touring (you know, just 72 cities). They will…more info »

CHER: Here We Go Again Tour

CHER: Here We Go Again Tour

Following the recent global success and rave reviews for Cher’s role in the Mamma Mia 2: Here We Go Again, the multi-award winning singer, actress and show-stopping performer officially announced that she would be going on tour. Cher is expected to perform her biggest hits along with some new songs from her ABBA tribute album…more info »

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the FDA says don’t eat it

the FDA says don’t eat it

(CNN) – Nearly 100 people from nine states have gotten sick in a salmonella outbreak. Pre-cut melon sold at Whole Foods, Kroger, Target, Walmart, Trader Joe’s and other stores is now being voluntarily recalled due to the possibility of salmonella contamination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration made…

Useful Info

Useful Info

I hope this isn’t too late but here it is: Perfect, easy-to-understand instructions on how to make a palm cross…enjoy. Happy early Easter!

New Alan Parsons song has Lou Gramm on it!

New Alan Parsons song has Lou Gramm on it!

And he sounds fantastic! To my ear the song is reminiscent of a Broadway production (that’s not necessarily a bad thing) lots of passion. Apparently, Alan Parsons is into magic and said, “an album with magical influences was a natural progression”, There is reportedly a track featuring Jason Mraz as well. New Alan Parsons album…

I wanna fathom it

I wanna fathom it

Sammy Hagar is back in the tequila business. Sammy Hagar sold his remaining interest in Cabo Wabo Tequila in 2010 for $91 million, he has now partnered with his friend and celebrity chef Guy Fieri to create a new tequila to pour next month. Sammy says, “Guy has always been a tequila lover, and when…

I was always a fan of Ian Hunter

I was always a fan of Ian Hunter

HBO has released a trailer for the 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony special. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place on March 29 at the Barclays Center in New York City. Stevie Nicks, The Cure, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Roxy Music, The Zombies and Radiohead were inducted.…

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Celebrate Kearney

Celebrate Kearney

We are excited to announce the dates for the 2nd Annual Love Local Week this year! Love Local Week will be held from April 22 – April 26. Mark your calendar to come join us on April 26th for the Friday event called Celebrate Kearney! We are excited to have an event to cap off…more info »

Business Update

Business Update

COACH SCOTT FROST RESCHEDULED. As hoped, we have been able to reschedule University of Nebraska Football Coach Scott Frost to speak to Chamber business representatives. He will be in Grand Island on Tuesday, April 23 at 4 p.m. at Riverside Golf Club, to provide an update on Nebraska football and the role leadership plays in…more info »

Volleyball Tourney

Volleyball Tourney

Throwdown Volleyball Tournament Coed Tourney April 27 Shirts are available for 1st and 2nd place. 4 courts are open. Up to 20 teams can play. A fundraiser for the Ansley Backpack Program Bakery & Raffle Raffle held at 2 pm April 27 & 28. All proceeds will go to Custer County Foundation flood relief fund.…more info »

5K & 1 mile run/walk

5K & 1 mile run/walk

6/1/19 2-4pm Minden, NE Kearney County Health Services in Minden is sponsoring the annual 5K & 1 mile run/walk June 1st. 5K starts at 2:30 pm with 1 mile starting at 2:45pm. After the race, a grilling competition is taking place around 4:00pm. If you like to grill, join the competition. Join us in our…more info »

 

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FEMA Is Hiring Disaster Recovery Workers in Nebraska

FEMA Is Hiring Disaster Recovery Workers in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an immediate need to fill temporary positions in Broken Bow, Grand Island, Lincoln, Norfolk, Omaha and West Platte to assist with disaster recovery. FEMA is looking for qualified candidates for a variety of emergency management functions. Currently, posted positions include Public Assistance Program delivery managers, site…

SBA Disaster Loans Fuel Recovery; May Open Door to Additional FEMA Benefits

SBA Disaster Loans Fuel Recovery; May Open Door to Additional FEMA Benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Federal Emergency Management Agency: “After registering for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), most homeowners and renters may also be contacted by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to apply for a low-interest disaster loan. There are good reasons to submit an application, even…

Governor Ricketts to Legislature: “Don’t Tax Working Families Out of House and Home”

Governor Ricketts to Legislature: “Don’t Tax Working Families Out of House and Home”

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the office of Governor Pete Ricketts: “Governor Pete Ricketts joined the Nebraska REALTORS® Association (NRA), the Home Builders Association of Lincoln (HBAL), and the Metro Omaha Builders Association to oppose legislative proposals that would raise the cost of home ownership. Currently, the Revenue Committee is considering tax increases on…

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KGFW Sports – Huskers Blanked by K-State

KGFW Sports – Huskers Blanked by K-State

The Nebraska baseball team’s three-game winning streak was snapped last night in a 5-0 loss to Kansas State at Hawks Field. The Huskers were held to five hits and left 10 runners on base. It’s their second consecutive home loss after starting 8-0 at Haymarket Park. This was the first of five games in six…

KGFW Sports – Palmer in Action Tonight

KGFW Sports – Palmer in Action Tonight

James Palmer Jr. will continue his pre-draft preparations this week, as the senior was invited to play in this week’s Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. The four-day event features 64 of the top seniors in the country and scouts from both the NBA and overseas. Competition begins Wednesday night. Palmer is playing on the Norfolk Sports Club…

KGFW Sports – Hoiberg’s Staff Includes Doc

KGFW Sports – Hoiberg’s Staff Includes Doc

Fred Hoiberg’s coaching staff was announced Friday afternoon. His staff will feature a pair of new hires in assistant coaches Matt Abdelmassih and former Husker Head Coach Doc Sadler, while Armon Gates will stay on the coaching staff after joining the Husker program prior to last season. Hoiberg also announced that longtime college basketball coach…

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