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CHICAGO is coming to Grand Island

CHICAGO is coming to Grand Island

Hailed as one of the “most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era” by former President Bill Clinton, the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago, came in at #9, the highest charting American band in Billboard Magazine’s recent Hot 200 All-Time Top Artists. And Chicago is the…more info »

Journey w/ The Pretenders

Journey w/ The Pretenders

Neal Schon (founding member and lead guitarist), Ross Valory (co-founding member and bassist), longtime members Jonathan Cain (keyboardist) & Steve Smith (drummer), and Arnel Pineda (lead singer) – have set an extensive North American tour in 2020 with the PRETENDERS that will feature all new production and hits from start to finish. Fans can expect…more info »

Elton John: The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

Elton John: The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour kicked off to sold-out crowds in September 2018 and has received rave reviews in every market. Taking the audience on a magical journey through his career, the show features some of Elton’s most beloved songs from his legendary catalogue including, “Bennie and the Jets,” “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” and…more info »

Green Day + Fall Out Boy + Weezer

Green Day + Fall Out Boy + Weezer

ROCK ICONS GREEN DAY, FALL OUT BOY, AND WEEZER ANNOUNCE GLOBAL STADIUM HELLA MEGA TOUR PRESENTED BY HARLEY-DAVIDSON AND THEY’RE COMING TO COLORADO! Five-time Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day unleash their brand new single “Father Of All…,” which is the lead track on their forthcoming thirteenth studio album of…more info »

Blogs

Mask or No Mask?

Mask or No Mask?

This article ran in the New York Times: Both the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have said that regular citizens don’t need to wear masks in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, unless they’re sick and coughing and sneezing. There’s also concern that health care workers across the globe…

Coronavirus Stimulus Checks: Here’s Who’s Eligible

Coronavirus Stimulus Checks: Here’s Who’s Eligible

This should answer many of your questions. I pasted the entire article here: Business Coronavirus Stimulus Checks: Here’s Who’s Eligible For Relief Payment Casey Bond and Arthur Delaney HuffPost LifeMarch 25, 2020, 6:40 PM CDT If all the alarming coronavirus headlines have your anxiety at an all-time high, here’s some good news: A highly anticipated…

Remember last year…

Remember last year…

…the trend was to lick the ice cream and put it back on the shelf? Well this is a fine mess you got us into now. In all seriousness I had an overwhelming positive feeling wash over me last night. It was all-consuming to me and seemingly came out of nowhere and suddenly. Everything is…

No need to fear

No need to fear

I know we’re all likely seeing things we have never seen before and events are playing out like a black n’ white Twilight Zone episode but this too shall pass. Here’s some great reasons NOT to fear: Because you and I were COMMANDED not to fear. It’s true! COMMANDED! Here’s the Bible verse: “Don’t fear,…

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Messiah Lutheran Church

Messiah Lutheran Church

FREE Dinner every Saturday 4:30pm – 5:30pm A hot meal, take-out meals, bread, pastries, canned items Messiah Lutheran Church 122 West 7th Street Grand Island, NE 308-382-3471more info »

Banquet and Celebration

Banquet and Celebration

APR 23 For the Love of Children Banquet and Celebration Hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Nebraska and 2 others The For the Love of Children Banquet began in 2015 to celebrate and honor the contributions of Grand Island community members who advocate for and serve children. Every day members of the community…more info »

PAW PATROL LIVE! The Great Pirate Adventure

PAW PATROL LIVE! The Great Pirate Adventure

All paws on deck! Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group present PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” an action-packed, music-filled production, presented by Pedigree. The heroic pups from the top-rated animated preschool series PAW Patrol, produced by Spin Master Entertainment, embark on a pirate-themed adventure to uncover hidden treasure during the hit live stage show.…more info »

2020 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM SWIM TRIALS

2020 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM SWIM TRIALS

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming will return to Omaha, NE in 2020. The competition will take place June 21 through June 28 in a temporary indoor pool at CHI Health Center Omaha. Omaha was selected as the host of the 2020 Trials based upon the overwhelming success of the 2016, 2012 and 2008…more info »

 

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Two Rivers Public Health Department’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 15

Two Rivers Public Health Department’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 15

HOLDREGE, Neb. – Two Rivers Public Health Department is reporting four additional cases of COVID-19 in Buffalo County.  Three cases are females (one in her 20s, and two in their 40s). The fourth is a male in his 60s.  All are isolating at home.  The health department will begin daily press releases starting Saturday April 4th…

Local Company Donates $10,000 to Kearney Area Employee Emergency Relief Fund

Local Company Donates $10,000 to Kearney Area Employee Emergency Relief Fund

KEARNEY, Neb. – USA Communications, a local Kearney internet company, announced their commitment to the well-being of the people in the Kearney area by donating $10,000 to the Kearney Area Employee Emergency Relief Fund. The Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Kearney Area Community Foundation, has set up a Kearney Area Employee…

Village Announces Program to Provide Relief to Local Businesses

Village Announces Program to Provide Relief to Local Businesses

ELM CREEK, Neb. – The Village of Elm Creek Community Development Agency will be accepting applications for a new economic relief and incentive program in response to the recent impact of COVID-19 restrictions on local businesses beginning April 3, 2020. A total of $25,000 is available for the Business Retention and Improvement Loan Program.  Applicants may…

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KGFW Sports – Cam Mack is Leaving NU

KGFW Sports – Cam Mack is Leaving NU

Nebraska point guard Cam Mack has announced he is transferring. Mack, who finished 13th in the Nation in assists per game, had also struggled with multiple off court disciplinary situations last season. Mack, who has also entered his name into the NBA draft pool in March,  will now look for his sixth school in the…

KGFW Sports – Gregory Files For Reinstatement, Burke Leaving and More 03/23/20

KGFW Sports – Gregory Files For Reinstatement, Burke Leaving and More 03/23/20

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory, suspended indefinitely in February 2019, has officially filed for reinstatement to the NFL. Under the league’s substance-abuse policy, the NFL has to make a decision on Gregory’s status in the next 60 days. The former Husker was suspended all of last season for recurring issues involving the substance-abuse policy…