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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

legendary rumor addressed

legendary rumor addressed

For decades we’ve been hearing the rumor that Eddie Van Halen wanted out of his band and wanted to join KISS back in the day. Well, finally Paul Stanley addressed that rumor to lay it to rest once and for all and here is the story: The story goes that Eddie Van Halen was unhappy…

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…

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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 »

Holiday Craft and Vendor Show

Holiday Craft and Vendor Show

A new event has been submitted to the KSYZ Events Calendar using the website form. Laurie Zanger laurie.zanger@gmail.com (402) 980-4475 11/17/18 9am-3pm CENTRAL CITY Please join us for our 2nd annual Mistletoe Market Holiday Craft and Vendor Show! This is a “One Stop Shop” to fulfill all of your holiday gifting needs! SHOP LOCAL! Event…more info »

volunteers needed

volunteers needed

Mercy Meals project fills 200 backpacks per month locally with a high protein meal to feed 6 people. Wonderful program to feed the needy families. This is a program of the Orphan Grain Train. Additionally this organization will be packaging 100,000 meals in November to be distributed nationally. We are looking for volunteers to help…more info »

 

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New estimates result in smaller Nebraska budget shortfall

New estimates result in smaller Nebraska budget shortfall

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska’s state revenue shortfall isn’t quite as severe as previously thought, but lawmakers will still face a tight budget when they reconvene for a new session in January. New estimates released Thursday show that lawmakers will have to fix a projected $95.1 million shortfall in their upcoming two-year budget. Earlier estimates…

Game and Parks to release pheasants at 13 WMAs before Thanksgiving

Game and Parks to release pheasants at 13 WMAs before Thanksgiving

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will release rooster pheasants at 13 wildlife management areas in time for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The 13 areas are: Oak Valley (Madison County), Wilkinson (Platte County), Sherman Reservoir (Sherman County), Pressey (Custer County), Branched Oak (Lancaster County), Yankee Hill (Lancaster County), Twin Oaks (Johnson County),…

Tax statements and property valuations to release in the holiday season

Tax statements and property valuations to release in the holiday season

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Buffalo County Assessor Ethel Skinner joined KGFW’s Talk of the Town and addressed what her office is doing heading into the month of December. “Well right now we’re doing tax roles which means we’re sending our information to the treasurer. That should be complete within the next couple of weeks. The…

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KGFW Sports – Husker Seniors Close at Home vs. Spartans

KGFW Sports – Husker Seniors Close at Home vs. Spartans

The Nebraska football team practiced in helmets only Thursday as they begin to wrap up preparations for this Saturday’s Senior Day matchup at Memorial Stadium against the Michigan State Spartans. Head Coach Scott Frost addressed the media following practice. He was asked about his emotions, as he sends the seniors out to their final home game at…

KGFW Sports – Lopers Season Ends, Fall in 5

KGFW Sports – Lopers Season Ends, Fall in 5

The 3rd-ranked UNK volleyball team saw their season come to an end last night in the opening round of the Central Regional Tournament. The tourney’s top seed, the Lopers were topped by Harding in five sets. It’s the seventh straight NCAA Tournament loss for the Lopers, a streak that dates back to the 2012 regional…

KGFW Sports – Huskers Top Pirates

KGFW Sports – Huskers Top Pirates

James Palmer Jr. scored 18 of his game-high 29 points in the second half, as the 25th-ranked Nebraska mens basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a convincing 80-57 victory over Seton Hall Wednesday night in the Gavitt Tipoff Games. The victory was their first in the series, and it was head coach…

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