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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 »

Elton John

Elton John

Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour The ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour, the end of half a century on the road for one of…more info »

P!NK

P!NK

Beautiful Trauma World Tour Tickets are on sale now. When Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:30PM Where CenturyLink Center Omaha Ticket Information $207.45, $157.45, $137.45, $87.45, $67.45, $47.45 Tickets available at all Ticketmaster retail ticket center locations, Ticketmaster charge-by-phone 1 (800) 745-3000, online at Ticketmaster.com or at CenturyLink Center Omaha Box Office.more info »

Blogs

nerd alert

nerd alert

This is for the Star Wars nerd on your Christmas Shopping List! Everything from projectors to fire hydrants…and they all look like Darth Vader! Even tents and computer monitors. For the Star Wars fan in your life, here are 12 Things That Look Like Darth Vader. 12 Things That Look Like Darth Vader

belligerent hangover spectacle

belligerent hangover spectacle

My friend Dana White made ornaments for me and Kansas and suddenly it sparked a conversation that raised the question of “How early do you put up your Christmas Tree?” It surprised me the wide range of answers it received. Kristen wants to put it up now (Nov. 12), Heather says 2 days before Christmas…

latest viral video

latest viral video

It’s like a real-life Tom & Jerry cartoon. I wonder if the rat was rabid. Besides cartoons, I never heard of a rat successfully chasing a cat away. In the next video it would be cool to see the cat on the roof trying to drop an anvil on the rat.

New Drunk Face Emoji

New Drunk Face Emoji

In case you haven’t seen it yet, there is now a drunk face emoji. Apple is calling it a “Woozy Face,” it looks like the little yellow face had a few too many or had a bad piece of fish. Also Known As Drunk Face and Face With Uneven Eyes and Wavy Mouth. The very…

Election 2018

Election 2018

FB has an election page to help inform you about the candidates and at a very minimum show you who is running. It’s under “Election 2018” https://www.facebook.com/elections/us2018/?source=bookmark&surface_override=voter_info Elections have slowly moved into the digital age with rules regarding ballot selfies. Violating a ballot selfie ban could earn a fine or jail time. Justin Timberlake got…

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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 »

food & household goods drive

food & household goods drive

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership tobrien@centralnebraskacap.com (308) 385-5500 November 10 – 18 Grand Island Details of the Event: Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership is recognizing Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, November 10th through the 18th, with a week long food…more info »

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Lisa Hamling lisa.hamling@riversideps.org Riverside Public School Blood Drive Riverside Public School in Cedar Rapids will be having an American Red Cross Blood Drive on November 15, 2018 from Noon to 6:00 p.m. in the main gym. To make an appointment call 308-358-0640.more info »

free informational presentation

free informational presentation

Press Release Contact: Taylor Harmening Central Nebraska Conservation Director AmeriCorps Member Nebraska Conservation Educational Fund Phone: (402) 943-9556 Email: taylorharmening@nlcvef.org Use of Corn as Bio-Based Products at the Kearney Public Library (Kearney, Ne) Living in the Corn Belt of the United States, its important to know all about the crops that grow and surround us…more info »

 

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Kearney School Board nominates Jon Watts as replacement for Tim Higgins

Kearney School Board nominates Jon Watts as replacement for Tim Higgins

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – Kearney Public Schools Board member Kathy Gifford joined KGFW’s Talk of the Town to review the monthly KPS board meeting and give her input on the news of Jon Watts being elected to fill in the vacant position on the board left by Tim Higgins. “I’m excited to look forward to…

Nebraska has 2nd highest rate of kids in foster care at 19

Nebraska has 2nd highest rate of kids in foster care at 19

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A new report says Nebraska has the nation’s second-highest rate of children who remain in foster care through age 19. The report released Tuesday includes national data to assess how young people fare when transitioning from foster care to adulthood. Illinois had the nation’s highest rate. The report says Nebraska youths…

Governor Ricketts, State Agencies Spotlight Behavioral Health Resources for Schools

Governor Ricketts, State Agencies Spotlight Behavioral Health Resources for Schools

LINCOLN, Neb. – Governor Pete Ricketts, the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Division of Behavioral Health (DBH), and the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) highlighted two new resources aimed at helping schools access mental health resources. “Nebraska is seizing opportunities to address behavioral health needs.  Our goal is to collectively support, enhance, and sustain…

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KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Pirates

KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Pirates

The Nebraska men’s basketball team is hosting Seton Hall in a Gavitt Tipoff Games matchup tonight at a sold-out Pinnacle Bank Arena. At 2-0 on the season and ranked 25th in the most recent USA Today coaches poll, the Huskers will be looking for their first-ever win in the series, following losses on the road…

KGFW Sports – 11 Lopers Earn MIAA Honors

KGFW Sports – 11 Lopers Earn MIAA Honors

11 members of the UNK football team have earned 2018 All-MIAA selections. Making the first-team is junior inside linebacker Sal Silvio and junior running back Darrius Webb. Senior defensive end Tye Spies, junior safety Dallas Vaughn and redshirt freshman “all-purpose back” Montrez Jackson were named to the second-team.  Those named honorable mention were graduate student…

KGFW Sports – Football Playoff Update 11/13/18

KGFW Sports – Football Playoff Update 11/13/18

NSAA High School Football Playoff Results and Schedules: (Championship Games @ Memorial Stadium in Lincoln) CLASS A Friday’s semifinals No. 1 Omaha Burke def. No. 5 Millard West – 35-28 No. 7 Grand Island def. No. 3 Bellevue West – 37-30 Championship Game – Monday, Nov. 19th, 7:00pm No. 1 Omaha Burke vs. No. 7…

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