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STYX and Larry The Cable Guy

STYX and Larry The Cable Guy

For one night only, Legendary Platinum rockers STYX and comedy legend Larry the Cable Guy are joining forces for the first time ever to rock and GIT-R-DONE. Billed as “Laugh. Rock. Seriously.” Two forces come together on stage for one unforgettable night of hits and jokes. STYX has the unique distinction of being the first…more info »

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp

Acclaimed rocker John Mellencamp is coming to Omaha for one night only! His career in music, spanning more than 35 years, has seen him transition from pop star to one of the most highly respected singer/songwriters of a generation. Mellencamp is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a Grammy winner, a…more info »

Steve Martin and Martin Short

Steve Martin and Martin Short

“Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t” Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short are coming to Omaha for one night only! They recall their iconic careers, creative influences and most memorable encounters, uniquely presented though a blend of stand-up, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. Martin is one of the…more info »

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 »

Blogs

let’s call ’em “fun”

let’s call ’em “fun”

I find weird (let’s call ’em “fun”) items at HyVee every holiday season. First it was the ‘Poop’ Board Game at Christmas Time and now Selfie Bunnies for Easter. Here’s a few corny Easter Bunny Jokes for the kids (or adults like Franzman) Q: Where does the Easter Bunny go for pancakces? A: IHOP Q.…

Rolling Stones merch for sale!

Rolling Stones merch for sale!

The Rolling Stones want to make sure that if you go to a show on their spring No Filter tour that you get the full stadium experience. So they’ve launched a tailgate line of merchandise. You can pick up a barbecue grill for $135, a cornhole game for $250 and a complete set of grill…

Franzman will pick up the microchipping

Franzman will pick up the microchipping

Raven is 4 years old, friendly, vocal and looking for a forever home. If you or someone you know is interested in a blue/black shiny friend, contact the Central Nebraska Humane Society 308.385.5305 or visit 1312 Sky Park Rd, Grand Island, NE 68801 As an added incentive to adopt shelter animals, I will pick up…

Bridge Damage Report

Bridge Damage Report

Nebraska Department of Transportation Reports Bridge Damage in Central, Northcentral and Northeast Nebraska March 15, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) —The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is reporting that at least 4 bridges on the State highway system have washed out or have been damaged and is advising motorists to not travel in northcentral and northeast Nebraska…

What? Why?

What? Why?

Mötley Crüe have released their cover of Madonna’s 1984 smash hit, “Like a Virgin.” What? Why? Nobody saw that comin’. The cover is one of 4 new songs they recorded for their upcoming album The Dirt. The album and the movie will be released March 22.

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Jazz & Jambalaya Lent Celebration

Jazz & Jambalaya Lent Celebration

First United Methodist Hastings Nebraska invites you to join them for a taste of the Spirit of New Orleans Jazz and food. They will be serving Jambalaya featuring Shrimp, Andouille Sausage, Chicken and a smattering of Cajun Spice, also Cheese Cake and Sweet Tea, at the Hastings Downtown City Auditorium on March 28th. Live Music…more info »

Dinner & Comedy Show

Dinner & Comedy Show

Dinner & Comedy Show Jeff Allen Live in Grand Island, NE Dinner & Comedy Show Hosted by The Central Nebraska Council On Alcoholism & Addictions and Jeff Allen Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 5 PM – 9 PM Abundant Life Christian Center 3411 W Faidley Ave, Grand Island Save the Date! CNCAA hosts comedian, Jeff…more info »

9th Annual Race for GRACE

9th Annual Race for GRACE

Start/Finish at The Liederkranz Registration Open NOW Certified 10k and 2 Mile Family Fun Run (both wave starts) Proceeds benefit GRACE Cancer Foundation to help area cancer patients and their families! Packet Pickup: Friday, April 5, 2019 Celebration Garden and Awards Ceremony following the race. All ages are welcome. Please bring your ID.more info »

 

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Work to begin on US-30, 12th Ave. to 7th Ave. in Kearney

Work to begin on US-30, 12th Ave. to 7th Ave. in Kearney

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Department of Transportation: “Weather permitting, work will begin April 1 on US-30 from 12th Ave. to 7th Ave., in Kearney, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Paulsen Inc., of Cozad, Nebraska, has the $2,061,040 contract for this project.  Work will include grading, pavement repair, paving, curb…

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Supports Major Disaster Designation

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Supports Major Disaster Designation

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Farm Bureau: “Nebraska’s farmers, ranchers, and rural citizens sincerely appreciate President Trump’s actions issuing a Major Disaster Designation. Extensive flooding throughout large portions of the state has decimated farms, ranches, small towns, and larger metro areas alike.” “For the farm and ranch families who have experienced…

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KGFW Sports – Husker Fall in NIT 2nd Round, Baseball Wins 5th Straight

KGFW Sports – Husker Fall in NIT 2nd Round, Baseball Wins 5th Straight

The Nebraska men’s basketball team saw their season come to an end Sunday night in an 88-72 loss to TCU in the second round of the NIT Tournament. The Huskers committed only seven turnovers and out-rebounded TCU, but NU shot just 43 percent from the floor, 32 percent from the 3-point line and 53 percent…

KGFW Sports – Huskers Advance With Win Over Bulldogs

KGFW Sports – Huskers Advance With Win Over Bulldogs

The Nebraska men’s basketball team posted their first postseason victory in 11 years Wednesday night with an 80-76 win over Butler in a first-round NIT matchup at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Isaiah Roby scored a career-high 28 points in the win. The Huskers are now 16-1 all-time at home in the NIT, and are 3-0 against…

KGFW Sports – Storm Extend Lead With 4-2 Win

KGFW Sports – Storm Extend Lead With 4-2 Win

The Tri-City Storm defeated the Lincoln Stars 4-2 at the Viaero Center in Kearney Tuesday night. With the victory, the Storm are now nine points ahead of Muskegon in the league standings, and 14 points in front of Waterloo in the Western Conference standings. Winners of six straight, the Storm open a six game road…

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