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Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne will be stopping in Lincoln, NE at Pinewood Bowl Theater on Friday, June 22. Tickets for the Lincoln show will go on sale Saturday, February 24 at 10 a.m. Accompanying Jackson on the road in the Midwest are bandmates Bob Glaub (bass), Mauricio Lewak (Drums), Shane Fontayne (guitar), Alethea Mills (Vocals), Chavonne…more info »

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train join forces for monumental co-headline summer 2018 tour. Tickets for the tour go on sale to the general public beginning Monday, January 29 at 10:00 AM CST.more info »

Journey & Def Leppard

Journey & Def Leppard

Following the huge buzz surrounding last week’s announcement that two of the world’s greatest rock bands – JOURNEY and DEF LEPPARD – are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour, special fan presales and VIP packages have now been announced, as well as additional on sale details.more info »

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

STEVE MILLER BAND CONFIRMS SUMMER 2018 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUEST PETER FRAMPTON AND HIS BAND Online Presale Date: Starts Feb. 15 @ 10AM Ends Feb. 15 @ 10PM Presale code: JOKER Presale link:  https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/06005447EFB96C40?camefrom=CFC_PBT_080218SMBFRAM_MMCAMPAIGN&brand=PINEWOODBOWL&camefrom=EMCL_210 Show Date: Thursday, Aug. 2 Public On Sale Date: Friday, Feb. 16 @ 10AM   Steve Miller has confirmed the…more info »

Blogs

there was supposed to be more

there was supposed to be more

When a friend suddenly leaves you and you can never ever see them or hear their laugh again it’s like loosing a limb. Experts say we experience different stages of grief. I believe that because I’m pissed. (Apparently I’m in the anger stage). Selfishly, I’m pissed that music won’t be the same anymore as so…

Don’t think less of me

Don’t think less of me

If I had every quarter that I ever spent on video games I could pay cash for a house! When I was a kid we didn’t have video games at home. They were in the department store. To get that high score really meant something to me. It meant skill was displayed…and a crap-ton of…

something you should know

something you should know

Kellogg Company is recalling boxes of Honey Smacks cereal due to a possible salmonella contamination. The Centers for Disease Control warned the company about the product and informed them that the cereal has been linked to 73 cases of salmonella in 31 states. 24 people have been hospitalized. Boxes with “Best if Used By” dates…

A twinge of nervousness

A twinge of nervousness

I have to be careful to limit my caffeine intake on Friday mornings because I always have a twinge of nervousness gnawing at my innards. Even though I’ve been doing this for a long time, it’s the unknown that still gives me a bit of the jitters and every Friday Morning The OneManParty is filled…

I coined a phrase

I coined a phrase

The only downside of getting up super-early on a Saturday Morning is that when you walk into a store before 9am it’s as if you’re walking onto the stage at Carnegie Hall. With virtually no customers to help – I was practically the sole human walking into big box theatre. I counted at least 6…

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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 »

SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

pmorriss@gips.org (308) 385-5900 July 2-July 20 Grand Island Schools Summer Food Program UPDATED SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM: After June, we will just be serving lunch–still free to kids 0-18; adults may purchase meals for $4. The following schools will run 11am to 12:30pm, Mon thru Friday, July 2 thru July 20 (no program feeding on July…more info »

Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Grand Island September 22nd Helping to raise awareness & prevention of suicide Event Details Walk Date: 09/22/2018 Walk Location: Eagle Scout Park – Grand Island, NE Check-in/Registration Time: 2:00 pm Walk Begins: 3:00 pm Walk Ends: 5:00 pm For more information, please contact: Contact Name: Sandy Manfull Contact…more info »

 

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NU’s proposed 2018-19 budget has $28M in spending cuts

NU’s proposed 2018-19 budget has $28M in spending cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The University of Nebraska’s proposed budget for the upcoming year includes more than $28 million in spending cuts that will see a loss of more than 100 jobs across four campuses, department consolidations and a possible tuition increase. The university system said in a news release Thursday that the proposed budget…

Lincoln man found guilty in brutal beating of UNL student

Lincoln man found guilty in brutal beating of UNL student

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A Lincoln man has been found guilty in a second trial in the brutal beating and robbery of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student. Late Wednesday night, a Lancaster County jury found 25-year-old James Price guilty of aiding and abetting robbery and first-degree assault. The Lincoln Journal Star reports he faces up…

2 men suspected of using stolen credit card information

2 men suspected of using stolen credit card information

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) – Grand Island police say officers have arrested two men suspected of using or possessing dozens of credit or debit cards encoded with stolen card information. Police said Thursday that Rafael Figueredo Hidalgo faces 119 counts of felony forgery and 22 counts of felony and misdemeanor criminal possession of a financial…

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KGFW Sports – Friday Night Light Camp Tonight

KGFW Sports – Friday Night Light Camp Tonight

The Huskers will wrap up the June camp season with their second Friday Night Lights event tonight. About 250 athletes, including most of Nebraska’s 2018 recuiting class, are registered to participate. They include these verbal commits — defensive tackle Ethan Piper (Norfolk Catholic), athlete Garrett Snodgrass (York), defensive end Garrett Nelson (Scottsbluff), quarterback Luke McCaffrey…

KGFW Sports – Sodbusters Swept

KGFW Sports – Sodbusters Swept

The Hastings Sodbusters were topped by the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs 14-3 last night in Minot, North Dakota. The Sodbusters will try to snap their four game losing streak this weekend when they host the Western Nebraska Pioneers. The three game series at Duncan Field begins Friday night at 6:35.

KGFW Sports – High Expectations for Morgan

KGFW Sports – High Expectations for Morgan

Nebraska wide receiver Stanley Morgan is No. 48 in Sports Illustrated’s top 100 college players for 2018, and he’s an Athlon fourth-team All-American. The 6’1″, 195-pound senior set a program single-season record with 986 receiving yards and led all Big Ten wide receivers with 10 touchdown receptions last season. Visit www.HUSKERMAX.com for more.

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