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 2021-04-09 20:53 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

All in a Day's Work: Is has been a busy Spring at MC Planters and Harvest Equipment...

Springtime in Nebraska means it is planting time for farmers. For the past few years, a small Kearney company has been making a big name for itself assembling custom-built planters. For this segment of All in a Day's work reporter Brian Gnuse caught u...

 2021-04-09 20:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Individual experiences medical event after vaccine, CDC to investigate...

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced on Friday that they areaaware of an individual who experienced a significant medical event involving thromboembolic occurrence (blood clots) two weeks after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. The i...

 2021-04-09 20:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two men plead not guilty to charges related to Furnas County sex trafficking case...

Two men have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges related to an ongoingsex trafficking case in Furnas County. Virgil Eman, 61, entered a written not guilty plea on a charge of committing child abuse negligently/no injury, a class 1 misdemeanor, for a...

 2021-04-09 20:12 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Texas migrant farmworkers settle employment lawsuit after working in Nebraska...

A Nebraska federal court dismissed a lawsuit filed by 13 migrant farmworkers from South Texas who spent the summer of 2017 detasseling corn in Nebraska. The dismissed lawsuit was concluded on March 19 after a settlement agreement. According toLegal Aid of...

 2021-04-09 19:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Oxford man pleads no contest to child abuse related to sex trafficking case...

An Oxford man has been convicted of child abuse for his role in an ongoing sex trafficking case in Furnas County. According to the Furnas County Attorney, Jacob Kramer, 22, pled no contest to one count of child abuse, a class 3A felony. He was previously ...

 2021-04-09 19:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

3 students, SUV driver injured in Lincoln school bus crash...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say three students and a sport utility vehicle driver were injured Friday when the SUV collided with a Lincoln school bus. The Associated Press reports that the crash happened around 7:30 a. m. Friday. Lincoln Fire & R...

 2021-04-09 19:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Mississippi man pleads to charge in motorcyclist's death...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A truck driver from Mississippi has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide in the traffic death last year of a motorcyclist in southwest Omaha. The Associated Press reports that 45-year-old George Sansing, of Bel...

 2021-04-09 18:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet of the Week: Micro...

A green-eyed tabby named Micro is NTV's Pet of the Week. Staff at the Kearney Area Animal Shelter said she is a very loving cat and would love a home with a comfy couch to snuggle up on. They said she is laid back and loves attention, napping and stre...

 2021-04-09 18:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Eviction case against 95-year-old Grand Island veteran continued to July...

A 95-year-old Grand Island World War II veteran facing eviction will have to wait a few more months to learn his fate. According to Hall County Court records, the civil case between Jack Wilson and Grand Island Regency Retirement, originally scheduled for...

 2021-04-09 17:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 9, 2021...

Clay Patton, with KRVN, has our market report. Click on the video above to watch....

 2021-04-09 15:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fonner Park announces Iowa operator will build Grand Island casino...

An Iowa casino operator has been picked to build a new casino resort in Grand Island. Fonner Park announced Elite Casino Resorts has been selected to build a $100 million resort. Watch the press conference:Fonner Park officials said they met with eight op...

 2021-04-09 15:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Ricketts says he won't let President Biden "shred the Second Amendment"...

A day after President Joe Biden announced executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence Governor Pete Ricketts reacted, saying he won't let the president "shred the Second Amendment. " "The Biden-Harris Administration has taken yet anoth...

 2021-04-09 03:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

200 people met to discuss the affects of a National Heritage Area in Nebraska...

More than 200 people met in Hebron on Thursday night to learn more about how a potential National Heritage Area could affect their private lands. As someone who's experienced what a National Heritage Area can do first hand, Norman Kincaide told the gr...

 2021-04-09 03:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GIPS on track for Thrive 2025...

The pandemic has certainly changed a lot, from how we go to work, to how kids go to school. Grand Island Public Schools has a plan in place to thrive by 2025. "We have taken the opportunity to think about how we can re-examine our initiatives for our ...

 2021-04-09 03:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

18th annual NTV Blood Drive set for May 3...

The 18th annual NTV Blood Drive with the American Red Cross is set for Monday, May 3, from Noon until 6 p. m. The blood drive will take place at three locations: First Presbyterian Church (Family Life Center), 4511 6th Ave. , Kearney, NE 68845. Adams Coun...

 2021-04-09 00:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Senators give initial OK to $9.7B Nebraska budget package...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a new, $9. 7 billion state budget that includes more money for property tax credits and college scholarships while setting aside $115 million for a possible state prison to ease overcrowding. The p...

 2021-04-08 23:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

WCDHD sees an increase in their risk dial...

The West Central District Health Department (WCDHD) announced on Thursday that the risk dial moved from a 1. 56 up to a 1. 83. The risk for the district remains in the moderate risk level. According to the health department there were changes in the follo...

 2021-04-08 23:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Thanks to JBS donation Northwest High School plans auditorium renovation...

It's almost showtime. "Let's make sure we are staying on top of things. "Choir director Jeff Vyhlidal gives students a little pep talk as they prep for the upcoming school musical. "We got Fame coming up, going to be a great show,"...

 2021-04-08 23:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

More younger people hospitalized with virus in Nebraska...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A growing number of younger people are being hospitalized with the coronavirus in Nebraska as more contagious variants of the virus spread in the state. Nebraska health officials said the average age of hospital patients declined ...

 2021-04-08 23:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NCDHD provides update of the district vaccinations administered...

The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) provided an update of the district vaccinations administered on Thursday. 4,023 Partially vaccinated8,536 Fully vaccinated25. 04% of the population 16 and older completing vaccination series. The health...

 2021-04-08 22:56 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Rep. Don Bacon says he had COVID in 2020, but did not get tested...

U. S. Congressman Don Bacon says he contracted the Coronavirus in late 2020 and is now urging people to get vaccinated against COVID. In December, we learned the congressman was directly exposed to COVID and went into quarantine following guidelines from ...

 2021-04-08 22:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln man charged with stealing over $29,000 from uncle...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 22-year-old Lincoln man has been charged with stealing more than $29,000 from his uncle who has dementia. An arrest warrant was issued for Darren McCain in February, but he was just brought to Lincoln this week after his arres...

 2021-04-08 21:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Arapahoe man convicted of child abuse in Furnas County sex trafficking investigation...

An Arapahoe man has been convicted of child abuse in connection to an ongoing sex trafficking case in Furnas County. According to the Furnas County District Court Clerk, Justin Brooks, 31, pled no contest to one count of child abuse. Court records show th...

 2021-04-08 21:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Aurora Cooperative announces new leadership...

A co-op with a large footprint across Nebraska has promoted from within as Chris Decker has been named CEO of Aurora Cooperative. A spokesman said former CEO Chris Vincent requested a leave from the co-op. The board of directors granted that and opted to ...

 2021-04-08 20:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man gets prison time for role in drug deal turned shooting...

A Grand Island man has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in a drug deal turned shooting. According to Hall County District Court records, Michael Ortiz-Corpeno, 20, was sentenced to three years in prison on a charge of aiding and abetti...

 2021-04-08 20:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska colleges won't require students to get vaccinated...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska colleges and universities are encouraging students to get vaccinated for the coronavirus, but they won't require the shots before students return to campus in the fall. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Nebras...

 2021-04-08 19:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man pled no contest to charges related to shooting wife, killing cat...

A Grand Island man charged with shooting his wife and killing a cat has accepted a plea deal. According to court records, Mario Chavez Jr. , 46, pled no contest Wednesday to one count of intentional cruelty to an animal and one count of first-degree assau...

 2021-04-08 19:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man pled no contest to charges related to shooting wife, killing cat...

A Grand Island man charged with shooting his wife and killing a cat has accepted a plea deal. According to court records, Mario Chavez Jr. , 46, pled no contest Wednesday to one count of intentional cruelty to an animal and one count of first-degree assau...

 2021-04-08 19:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney nail salon owner convicted for filing false tax returns...

A federal court has found a Kearney man guilty of three counts of filing a false tax return. According to the Acting United States Attorney Jan Sharp , Thomas Hird, 67, faces up to three years in prison on each count. His sentence is set for July 14. The ...

 2021-04-08 19:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Blue Springs house fire leaves one child dead, four hospitalized...

One child died and four others were transported to area hospitals following a house fire in Blue Springs Thursday morning. According to the Nebraska State Fire Marshal Agency, the Blue Springs Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at 213 W. ...

 2021-04-08 18:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Health expert urges you to be prepared for severe weather...

Nebraska has already seen the first severe weather warnings of the year. Health experts say knowing what to do when one is issued can keep you safe. Two Rivers Public Health Department Healthcare Coalition Coordinator Christine Fankhauser said it is alway...

 2021-04-08 18:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Neb. lawmakers advance bill targeting liquor laws...

After two days of debate Nebraska lawmakers advanced a bill that would make a number of changes to the state's liquor laws. Under LB 274, from Kearney Senator John Lowe, farm wineries, craft breweries and micro-distilleries that are currently licensed...

 2021-04-08 17:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 8, 2021...

Clay Patton, with KRVN, has our market report. Click on the video above to watch....

 2021-04-08 17:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fairbury man pleads not guilty in child death case...

A Fairbury man charged in the death of a two year old boy has pled not guilty. Jefferson County District Court Records say Jake Gonzalez, 18, waived his appearance for his district court arraignment scheduled for Thursday. He is charged with committing ch...

 2021-04-08 16:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New report finds significant groundwater level increase in Neb....

A new report confirms what many Nebraskans already knew: 2019 was a wet year. The 2020 Nebraska Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report says an average groundwater increase of 1. 58 feet was measured in the thousands of wells tested between January 2019 and J...

 2021-04-08 15:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

North Platte man arrested for shooting...

A North Platte man is in jail after police said he fired gunshots, injuring a man. Eduardo Gomez, 30, was arrested Wednesday for first-degree assault, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony and terroristic threats. The arrest come...

 2021-04-08 14:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Geodesic greenhouse extends growing season and learning opportunities for students...

After a hail storm wiped out the Hastings Middle School garden last year, the staff and community looked for a way to protect their plants and extend the growing season. Donations and fundraising led to a geodesic greenhouse dome that was completed last y...

 2021-04-08 02:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gibbon celebrates 150 years...

The town of Gibbon, known as "smile city," is celebrating it's biggest milestone of an anniversary yet. The town's residents come together to share pieces of history over the last 150 years. It was on April 7, 1871 day when the town of Gib...

 2021-04-08 02:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Inmate missing from CCC-L...

According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center Lincoln (CCC-L). NDCS said Raymond Jimenez left the facility today to seek employment throug...

 2021-04-07 23:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

LPS gives update on commitment to racial equity in classroom...

When protests demanding racial justice rocked the nation last year after the death of George Floyd administrators at Lincoln Public Schools watched knowing the same issues that had people protesting in the streets affected the students they taught in the ...

 2021-04-07 23:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Latest statewide COVID-19 update...

According to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), hospitalizations in the state due to COVID-19 have increased, with 151 patients currently hospitalized. Nebraska hospitals cared for an average of 134 COVID-19 patients a day over t...

 2021-04-07 22:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ethanol backers make the case for biofuels in Biden's agenda...

Zooming down the road, traffic from Grand Island to North Platte is up 25 percent from normal after being down almost 40 percent last year at this time. Those in the fuel business took a major hit -- including ethanol. "It's hard not to think abou...

 2021-04-07 22:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

CCC students learn through ambulance simulations in Grand Island...

The ambulance at Central Community College helps simulate real life and is part of the paramedicine program at CCC. It's fairly new and only about a year old. "The ambulance simulator gives our students a chance to perform in a real scenario,"...

 2021-04-07 21:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha man sentenced in drug trafficking ring...

Acting United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced that Samuel Garcia, age 28, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced on Monday after his arrest in a drug trafficking operation. According to the press release, Garcia was convicted on one count of distribution o...

 2021-04-07 21:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha man sentenced for attempted enticement of a minor...

Acting United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced today that Raul Valdez Rivas, 43, was sentenced for attempted enticement of a minor. Valdez Rivas was sentenced to 120 months' imprisonment, followed by a five year term of supervised release. Addition...

 2021-04-07 20:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers releases latest vaccination statistics...

Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) announced on Wednesday that approximately27. 6 percent of the population over the age of 16 in the district have been fully vaccinated as of Tuesday, April 6. The health department said as a whole, 71. 1 percent...

 2021-04-07 19:55 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska advances higher fees to fund judge retirements...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Court fees that help pay for Nebraska judge retirement benefits could double from $6 to $12 by 2025 under a bill advanced by state lawmakers. Lawmakers gave the measure first-round approval with a 35-5 vote, despite criticism fr...

 2021-04-07 19:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Apartment building sustains major fire, water damage...

According to the Lincoln Fire and Rescue (LFR), they were called to 6100 Vine St. on the report of a fire on Tuesday, April 6. The incident occurred at approximately 5 a. m. Upon the arrival of fire crew, the occupants had already evacuated the structure....

 2021-04-07 19:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Apartment building sustains major fire, water damage...

According to the Lincoln Fire and Rescue (LFR), they were called to 6100 Vine St. on the report of a fire on Tuesday, April 6. The incident occurred at approximately 5 a. m. Upon the arrival of fire crew, the occupants had already evacuated the structure....

 2021-04-07 19:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

State leaders oppose federal designation for south central Nebraska...

Governor Pete Ricketts and state leaders announced today their opposition to the creation of a National Heritage Area in Nebraska. The Kansas Nebraska Heritage Area Partnership announced recently their intent to seek a National Heritage Area designation f...

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