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 2021-04-05 00:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Volunteers mobilize to help with vaccinations...

In a time of crisis volunteers mobilize where the need is greatest and right now that means helping thousands get vaccinated each week in Grand Island. "Second shot, right? " Mark Gloor is the first face some see as they get their long awaited COV...

 2021-04-05 00:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Stolley Park Railroad is back on the tracks...

The Stolley Park train is back on the tracks after a year off. Boys and girls of all ages punched their tickets for a ride on opening weekend. Operated by the City of Grand Island, the train took last year off when parks were closed during the pandemic. E...

 2021-04-04 04:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Residents turn in unwanted guns and ammo during LPD's Gun Amnesty Day...

Gun Amnesty Day is the Lincoln Police Department's annual event where residents can drop off firearms and ammunition no questions asked. "We not forcing anyone to give up anything," said Officer Melissa Ripley. "This is just a really safe ...

 2021-04-03 23:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Pete Ricketts receives 1st dose of the coronavirus vaccine...

Coronavirus vaccinations are still moving full speed ahead in Nebraska. Now, Governor Pete Ricketts is amongst the people who have received their first shot. "It really feels good to be able to get the vaccine because, again, after a few more weeks I ...

 2021-04-03 21:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NDCS: assault at TSCI sends inmate to hospital...

According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), an inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) went to the hospital Saturday morning for the treatment of serious injuries resulting from an assault by two other inmate...

 2021-04-03 20:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha man accused of pointing gun at process server...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 57-year-old man loaded a round into a shotgun and pointed it at a process server who had arrived at his Omaha home to serve him civil papers. The Associated Press reports that the man was booked into jail on susp...

 2021-04-03 19:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NCDHD confirms COVID variant in Holt County...

The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) reported on Saturday the confirmation of the B117 COVID-19 variant in Holt County. NCDHD said confirmation was received on Friday. The health department said, the variant is present in a cluster of case...

 2021-04-03 03:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

LNK Airport in slow recovery as CDC changes travel guidelines...

People who are fully vaccinated are now permitted to travel again, according to new CDC guidelines released on Friday. These individuals will no longer need to get tested before or after travel unless the destination requires it and do not need to self-qu...

 2021-04-03 01:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

ICIMA: American rescue plan could help "plug some holes" in budgets for municipalities...

Almost every municipality in Nebraska could stand to benefit from a nearly 350 million dollar bill signed into law by President Biden. According to the Institute of Cost and Management Accounts (ICMA), any city or county who have seen an impact from the C...

 2021-04-03 00:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

A farmer helping farmers: Alec Ibach diversifies while giving back...

A young farmer builds on his family's deep roots in Nebraska agriculture while also growing his own business. "Found out quickly that my passion was for farming and ranching," Alec Ibach said. He had a traditional upbringing but not typical. I...

 2021-04-02 22:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska World War II soldier's remains identified nearly 80 years after he died...

It was a reunion made for history books; an army private lost during World War II was finally coming back home after nearly 80 years. November of 1944, 22-year-old Lyle Reab from Phillips, Nebraska joined the army during a time where the world was at odds...

 2021-04-02 21:36 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Team registration now open for 2021 Community Olympic Games...

The City of Kearney announced that team registration is currently being accepted for the 25th Annual Community Olympic Games. The final day to register is May 18, however only the first 32 teams will be accepted, the city said. The event is scheduled for ...

 2021-04-02 21:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska leaders issue statements on deadly attack at U.S. Capitol...

U. S. Senator Ben Sasse released the following statement after two United States Capitol Police officers were attacked. One of those officer has died. This is a horrible day for our country and for the United States Capitol Police. Melissa and I are prayi...

 2021-04-02 20:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

West side of City Hall to be closed due to sewer repair beginning April 5...

According to the City of Hastings, residents will be directed to use the north entrance of the City Hall beginning on Monday, April 5. The temporary closure of the west side of the building is due to sewer repair work. Repair will last for one week. City ...

 2021-04-02 20:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Good Friday services to be held individually, instead of one unified service...

For nearly 20 years, several churches in Kearney have partnered together to host a unified Good Friday service. Last year they said it won't be in person again, but instead will be done individually and online. This year, while they aren't able to...

 2021-04-02 20:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

More vaccine clinics for North Central District Health Department region...

North Central District Health Department is set to receive 400 doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. In response, three clinics will be held across the district to give patrons access to this single dose COVID-19 vaccine. Patrons born to date in 2003 ...

 2021-04-02 20:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Risk dial for Two Rivers district remains the same...

Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) announced today that the risk dials remains nearly the same as the previous week. "Just over the one-year mark following the first detected COVID case in TRPHD, the weekly incidence of COVID seems to be decr...

 2021-04-02 20:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hall County Sheriff's Office receives grant for nationwide campaign...

The Hall County Sheriff's Office said on Friday, that they were awarded $2,000 through NDOT Highway safety office to conduct selective enforcement for theU Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign. The sheriff's deputies will join law enforcement agencies n...

 2021-04-02 19:51 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Supplemental SNAP funds to be issued April...

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced today that they will be issuing emergency supplemental allotments to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who receive benefits for the month of March on April 6....

 2021-04-02 19:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Court sides with state in Nebraska prison riot lawsuit...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has sided with state prison officials in a lawsuit brought by an inmate who alleged that a 2015 riot worsened his health conditions. The court upheld a lower court's ruling against inmate John Wizi...

 2021-04-02 19:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ex-Omaha worker sentenced for postal funds theft scheme...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former U. S. Postal Service worker in Omaha has been sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to repay nearly $14,000 for a scheme in which he stole postal funds. Federal prosecutors for Nebraska say 44-year-old Cameron ...

 2021-04-02 17:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet of the Week: Nala...

Nala is NTV's Pet of the Week. She's a 2-year-old pit bull/dachshund mix at the Kearney Area Animal Shelter. Staff said Nala has cute little dachshund ears and legs, but the head and body of a pitty. They said she is a little on the nervous side a...

 2021-04-02 17:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 2, 2021...

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

 2021-04-02 17:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Longtime G.I. Habitat for Habitat director resigns...

The longtime executive director ofGrand Island Area Habitat for Humanity has resigned, the organization's board announced Friday. Board of Directors members said they accepted the resignation of Dana Jelinek with "heavy hearts" during their Ma...

 2021-04-02 16:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. appoints new director of the Nebraska Department of Insurance...

The director of Government Affairs forBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has been named as the next leader of theNebraska Department of Insurance. Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment Friday. He said Eric Dunning, of Omaha, has over 15 yea...

 2021-04-02 16:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

All in a Day's Work: 101-Year-Old Nadene Nutter is a Busy Woman...

After most people retire they usually slow down a little bit. Yesterday, Nadene Nutter from rural Gibbon celebrated her 101st birthday. She lives alone on her rural acreage where there is always something to do. For this segment of All in a Day's Work...

 2021-04-02 15:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Arraignment scheduled for Iowan accused of attacking police...

A man accused of attacking two police officers in McCook and then stealing a police cruiser is heading to District Court. Red Willow County District Court Records say Cornelius Perry, 32, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is charged with two counts of 3rd degree ass...

 2021-04-02 13:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two businesses in one, Rise and Grind is bringing options to small town...

You can soon get your daily grind two ways with this unique business in Gibbon by going to the gym then grabbing a cup of coffee right after. Owner Scott Pickel wanted to bring something unlike anything else to the town of Gibbon after purchasing a histor...

 2021-04-02 13:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Neb. airports receive more than $11 million in FAA grants...

Nebraska airports will get more than $11 million from the Federal Aviation Administration. The money is part of $627. 7 million in airport improvement grants the FAA is giving out to 390 airports in 39 states, Puerto rice and Federated States of Micronesi...

 2021-04-02 03:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Baseball fans return to sports bars to celebrate Opening Day...

Baseball is back, and fans have flooded WC's South Sport Bar to celebrate. "It's the best opening day in Lincoln," said Brian Reed. Owner Chuck Cheevers has made it a tradition to go all out on this important day. "Brats, Hamburgers,&#...

 2021-04-02 03:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Stanton County Sheriff calling for action on Nebraska juvenile detention laws...

It was about a month ago when a 12-year-old girl was accused of stabbing another 12-year-old girl sending the victim to the hospital. The accused could not be detained because Nebraska statutes said she is too young. "There is nothing that says we cou...

 2021-04-02 03:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Cookie shop pranks customers with 'Broccoli Boxes'...

Thursday is April Fools Day, and one local business is joining in on the fun. The Warm Cookie in Lincoln decided to prank some of their customers by swapping out their delicious treats for broccoli. "You're expecting cookies, and it's kind of ...

 2021-04-02 03:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

17 percent of South Heartland resident have received vaccine...

The South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) announced Thursday night that17 percent of the district's population had either received both doses of a two-dose series or had received the single dose vaccine. According to the health department...

 2021-04-02 02:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Rancher is first to receive double lung transplant after battling COVID-19...

After more than 120 days of being on a ventilator and going through a double lung transplant, a 31-year-old Nebraska rancher is now on the path to recovery. Jake Immink is one of only 44 people in Nebraska to have received a lung transplant after contract...

 2021-04-02 02:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two W. Nebraska college students die at aviation facility...

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Two Western Nebraska Community College students died in an accident at the school's aviation maintenance facility at the Sidney airport. In a news release the college said the students died Thursday "as a result of a trag...

 2021-04-02 00:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Animal rights group says 91 pigs died in cold at pork plant...

CRETE, Neb. (AP) — An animal rights group is demanding a criminal investigation because 91 pigs died at a Smithfield Foods plant in Nebraska after being exposed to extremely cold temperatures while waiting to be unloaded from trucks in February. The...

 2021-04-01 23:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NCDHD provides update of the district vaccinations administered...

North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) provided an update of the district vaccinations administered: 19,456 vaccinations administered. 12,189 1st doses in series administered. 7,267 2nd doses in series administered. 21. 28% of the population 16 ...

 2021-04-01 22:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Vaccine lifts Grand Island from dark days to sunny skies as mayor gets his shot...

The outlook was bleak one year ago but now the mayor of a city hit hard by the virus is optimistic. More Grand Islanders are being vaccinated and now the mayor receives his shot. "A little bit of a poke" is a small price to pay for a community tha...

 2021-04-01 22:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Attorney General fights unlawful sales of fake vaccination cards...

Attorney General Dough Peterson called on Twitter, eBay, and Shopify on Thursday to act immediately to prevent people from selling fraudulent CDC vaccination cards on their platforms. According to the press release, a bipartisan coalition of 45 attorneys ...

 2021-04-01 21:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers shares signs of child abuse, tips to prevent it...

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and health experts are saying now is the time learn the signs of child abuse and how to prevent it. Chris Fankhauser, Healthcare Coalition Coordinator from Two Rivers Public Health Department, shares what kind of abus...

 2021-04-01 20:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Macy man convicted of assault resulting in serious bodily injury...

Acting United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced on Thursday that Taylor Grant, 34, of Macy, Nebraska, was found guilty today following a three-day jury trial for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury. Grant faces up to ten years in prison and will ...

 2021-04-01 20:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Revenue Committee budget focus on limiting budget growth, lowering taxes...

Its a good start but there is still plenty of work to do, that was the message coming from the revenue committee of the Nebraska Legislature as the committee unveiled its budget for the upcoming year as senators continue to try and find ways to lower taxe...

 2021-04-01 20:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Race for GRACE going virtual this year...

The annual Race for GRACE is kicking off soon but this year, the fundraiser for the GRACE cancer foundation will look a little different. This year, Race for GRACE is going virtual. Organizers said they felt this was the best option, knowing some racers m...

 2021-04-01 19:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Air quality in the state could be impacted from prescribed burning in Kansas...

According to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), an advisory of possible moderate impacts may occur in Webster, Nuckolls, Thayer, Jefferson and Gage county in Nebraska starting today. Additionally another advisory of possible mode...

 2021-04-01 19:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Gov. Ricketts to get coronavirus vaccine Saturday...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts will get his first coronavirus vaccination shot on Saturday at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha. The 56-year-old governor had previously signed up for the vaccine online, and was notified earlier this week that he was...

 2021-04-01 19:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Judge rejects rule that let pork plants speed up production...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a rule allowing pork plants to speed up production lines because the U. S. Department of Agriculture didn't properly consider the risks to workers before the rule was issued in 2019. Union offici...

 2021-04-01 19:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Survey: strong economic growth continues in the region...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey of business leaders suggests that strong economic growth will continue over the next few months in nine Midwest and Plains states as businesses continue to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Creighton Univ...

 2021-04-01 19:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Senators object to proposed Nebraska sex education standards...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Twenty-eight Nebraska lawmakers are objecting to proposed state education standards that include lessons on gender identity and gender stereotypes, with lessons starting as early as the first grade. The senators sent an open let...

 2021-04-01 18:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 1, 2021...

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

 2021-04-01 13:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

York man charged for stealing tractor, damaging park and backyard...

A York man is facing charges after police say he stole a tractor from a business and drove it through a park and the backyard of a residence, causing thousands of dollars in damage....

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