Category Archives: Blogs

a “new” track by Freddie Mercury

a “new” track by Freddie Mercury

Brian May wants it known that Queen had nothing to do with last week’s release of a “new” track by Freddie Mercury, “Time Waits for No One.” On his website, May writes, “This new version of Freddie’s take on the theme song from Dave Clark’s 1986 musical of the same name is getting lots of…Read more »

Here’s why you MUST read labels!

Here’s why you MUST read labels!

This pale ale is called Glutiny (think mutiny, or rebellion against gluten). I live my life gluten-free because of my allergy to the protein, so needless to say this product got my attention. Long story, short blog, I read the label and said, “WTF”!!! The fine print reads: “Crafted to remove gluten, the gluten content…Read more »

New Springsteen

New Springsteen

John Stewart once said something like, “Springsteen doesn’t just sing. He testifies…he empties his tank…” I think that is perfectly said. New Bruce Springsteen album is called Western Stars. It’s available now. Here’s a portion of the press release: Bruce Springsteen’s first new studio album in five years, Western Stars, gets released today. As previously…Read more »

Adoptions Today / Companions Tomorrow

Adoptions Today / Companions Tomorrow

Here are the deets from The Central Nebraska Humane Society: Magnolia is a 2 and half year old spayed female Labrador mix. She is a super sweet, loving girl, who knows how to roll over for a treat. Loves running but not very interested in toys. Good with kids and most people. She has been…Read more »

You can play an important role

You can play an important role

Read the following press release. Dead Birds Will Help Health Officials Determine Presence of West Nile Virus The Central District Health Department (CDHD) is asking residents of Hall, Hamilton and Merrick Counties to report dead birds to monitor for the presence of West Nile Virus in the area. The public can play an important role…Read more »

Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday

Last week I talked with long time Island listener, Amy H. of Grand Island. She shared her experience participating in the Special Olympics in Omaha. It was exciting hearing her tell us that her team took 1st place! She was very excited to win being that this was her first year to participate. I shared…Read more »

Rolling Stones Announce Opening Act for Denver

Rolling Stones Announce Opening Act for Denver

When the Rolling Stones come through town on Saturday, August 10, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats will open the concert at Broncos Stadium. The Night Sweats have been touring aggressively since the release of their 2018 album, “Tearing at the Seams”. The group has made appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The…Read more »

very social boy

very social boy

Basil is a 3 month old, neutered male, Alaskan Husky mix. Super sweet, not a barker, very social boy! Likes mud puddles!! Enjoys kids, adults, pretty much general attention from anyone! Curious of other dogs and animals. Not much of a jumper, pretty well mannered. Would make a great addition to any family! Adoption fee…Read more »

Community Fishing Nights

Community Fishing Nights

Growing up I was a real Tomboy. I had three brothers and a large family of boys/men. I was very involved in playing video games like Mortal Kombat and Grand Theft Auto, I loved throwing around the football and working to perfect my left-handed spiral, but most of all I love fishing, especially with my…Read more »

Jeopardy Has a New Champ!

Jeopardy Has a New Champ!

Meet the woman who finally dethroned “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer after his 32-game winning streak has been studying the show for years. 27 year old Emma Boettcher, from Chicago, Illinois, auditioned to appear on the game show four times, beginning in her senior year of high school, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. “As far as…Read more »