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 2021-03-29 20:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Teens arrested in connection to armed robbery of another teen...

An 18-year-old and 17-year-old have been arrested in connection to the armed robbery reported on Friday. According to Kearney Police, the two teens allegedly robbed another 14-year-old boy. Caleb McKeon, 18, was arrested for Robbery, Use of a Firearm to C...

 2021-03-29 20:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Concern that firefighter shortage could lengthen response times...

They are there for you whenever you call for help but unfortunately their numbers are dwindling. Two thirds of America's firefighters are volunteers but with the number of people volunteering dropping across the country smaller departments, even those...

 2021-03-29 19:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Video auditions deciding College World Series anthem singers...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Local organizers of the College World Series are opening its talent search for national anthem singers to everyone in the country. Soloists, duos and groups can submit videos for consideration. Fourteen will be chosen, with the to...

 2021-03-29 17:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Woman killed in Kearney car/pedestrian crash identified...

The Kearney Police Department has released the name of a woman killed in a car/pedestrian crash on Saturday morning. KPD said Veronica Powell, 59, of Kearney, died after being hit by a silver 2015 GMC Sierra K2500 pickup. Eleanor K. Powell, 19, also of Ke...

 2021-03-29 17:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, March 29, 2021...

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

 2021-03-29 16:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Guide to the Good Life: Animal Expert Corbin Maxey Visited Central Nebraska...

The Sandhill Cranes as we know bring all sorts of visitors to Central Nebraska. Last week well-known animal expert Corbin Maxey visited the area. He is a regular on the Today Show, The Hoda Show as well as various late night television programs. I was abl...

 2021-03-29 16:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings Utilities responds to water main break at Central Community College-Hastings...

Hastings Utilities is working to fix a water main break on the Central Community College-Hastings campus. According to CCC, the college received word of the water main break in the area of the Furnas and Hall buildings around 10:45 p. m. Sunday. CCC said ...

 2021-03-29 15:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lawmakers to discuss amendment to casino bill...

State Lawmakers are looking into a possible amendment to a bill that would set the rules for the state's newly legalized casinos. LB 561 passed through the first round of voting earlier this month. An amendment in hearing Monday would ban credit cards...

 2021-03-29 15:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings man arrested for burglarizing Shirt Shack...

A Hastings man is in jail after police said he burglarized a local business. According to Hastings Police, officers were called to Shirt Shack, 306 N. Lincoln Ave. , around 10:30 p. m. Sunday after the owner reported seeing an unknown subject inside the b...

 2021-03-29 12:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Students learn ins and outs of nonprofits through youth education and leadership program...

Students can play a bigger role in the community while learning the ins and outs of how non-profits work with the help of the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation. The Youth Philanthropy Board was only established back in 2018 but has already left th...

 2021-03-29 12:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NTV's Grow: March 28, 2021...

Nebraska's farm and ranch families have shown grit the last 12 months and National Ag Week is a chance to say thanks. We visit with Nebraska ag leaders on this GROW plus FFA contests go virtual as students appreciate a chance to compete. We also check...

 2021-03-29 05:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska National Guard Airmen assist in miraculous search and rescue...

Over 100 members of the Nebraska Air National Guard are currently stationed in Guam. "Some days we're just in a state of readiness, where we're just waiting to see if we need to be utilized," saidMajor Matt Roby of Roca. "Other days we...

 2021-03-28 21:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska group raises over $1M for Vietnam veterans memorial...

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A veterans group has raised more than $1 million to build a monument to the 396 Nebraskans who died in the Vietnam War. The $4 million project in Papillion would be built on two acres of city-owned land. Howard Ball with the N...

 2021-03-28 19:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska economy fares better than most states in pandemic...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's economy continues to feel the pain of the coronavirus pandemic, but it's clear that the state has ridden out the economic crisis better than most states. Nebraska has yet to recover roughly one-third of the near...

 2021-03-28 19:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Prescribed burns scheduled to begin in April...

The Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands announced on Sunday that fire managers on the Bessey Ranger District of the Nebraska National Forest plan to implement one or two prescribed broadcasts burns as early as the week of April 5 but no later than May ...

 2021-03-28 00:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Crowd comes out to support Asian-American community at rally in Omaha...

People came out to Lakeside Hills Park to take a stand against hate and show their support for the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community Saturday. The solidarity event was organized in response to a string of hate incidents targeting Asian-America...

 2021-03-27 22:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

WCDHD provides update for vaccine location change for March 29...

The West Central District Health Department (WCDHD) announced on Saturday that all 1st and 2nd dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments scheduled for Monday have been changed to a different location. The health department said all appointment with WCDHD for...

 2021-03-27 20:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

More pharmacies able to vaccinate 18 and older starting March 29...

Nebraska's pharmacies will be participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, starting Monday, March 29. These pharmacies will be able to vaccinate residents 18 and older. Opening up the age range for this program allows Nebraskans to visit a ph...

 2021-03-27 19:55 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

2 men killed in Omaha shooting; police ask public for tips...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed in a shooting in Omaha. Police said in a news release that officers rushed to the scene around 3 a. m. Saturday in response to gunfire. Police found two men with gunshot wounds , 27-year-old ...

 2021-03-27 19:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney Police investigating fatal pedestrian-vehicle crash...

According to the Kearney Police Department (KPD), the department is investigating a fatal pedestrian-vehicle crash that occurred earlier today. Police said the accident happened in the 900 block of east 44th Street. Two pedestrians were struck by a vehicl...

 2021-03-27 02:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney Police investigating armed robbery...

According to the Kearney Police Department (KPD), officers were called to the area of the 1400 block of 16th Avenue to investigate an armed robbery that had occurred. The incident occurred at approximately 4:20 p. m. on Friday, March 26. KPD said followin...

 2021-03-27 00:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Woman wants baby monitor awareness after alleged cyber security threat...

Shawna Michelle said she bought the VTech Video Monitor with Wi-Fi capability for the luxury of being able to watch her kid when she isn't home. "That'd definitely be a plus to watch your kid if the baby sitter was here or whatever. So I under...

 2021-03-26 23:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Central Community College celebrates building with ribbon cutting...

Central Community College opened up its new center for Industry and Technology in Grand Island today. The ribbon cutting ceremony marked the new name of the building, the Center for Health and Technical Sciences. Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley spoke to th...

 2021-03-26 22:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GIPS showcases "wow factor" as Early Learning Center expands preschool access...

Soon scissor lifts will be replaced with safety scissors and instead of navigating a construction site the youngest students will learn to navigate their world. "It's happening, it's happening for our kids," Dr. Tawana Grover said emphatic...

 2021-03-26 22:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ruling denying adoption by same-sex Nebraska couple reversed...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has reversed a ruling by a Dixon County judge who denied a same-sex couple's petition to adopt a child. The reversal comes in the case of two married women who sought last year to adopt a 3-year-old ...

 2021-03-26 21:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Air quality in eastern Nebraska could be affected by prescribed burning...

According to theNebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), an advisory of possible moderate impacts may occur in eastern Nebraska from March 28 at 8 p. m. through March 29 at 10 a. m. Areas affect may include Lincoln, Omaha, Beatrice and sur...

 2021-03-26 21:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Almost one-fourth of residents vaccinated in the Two Rivers district...

The Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) announced on Friday that approximately 23 percent of the population over the age of 16 in the district have been vaccinated as of March 20. The health department provided the total number of administrated va...

 2021-03-26 20:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska unemployment rate ticks down for February...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment ticked down last month to 3. 1%, down 0. 1 percentage point from January and marking the third-lowest rate in the nation. The state Department of Labor said in a release Friday that the February rate ...

 2021-03-26 20:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha firms settle with state over COVID antibody tests...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha health care companies have agreed to settle with the Nebraska attorney general's office on charges of misleading advertising, marketing, distribution and sales of coronavirus antibody testing. The Associated Press re...

 2021-03-26 20:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha woman gets 60 years to life for Bellevue killing...

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman has been sentenced to 60 years to life in prison for her role in the 2018 killing of a Bellevue man. The Associated Press reports that 30-year-old Alisia Cooke was sentenced Thursday in Sarpy Count District Cour...

 2021-03-26 18:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Domino's commits to raising $100 million for St. Jude...
 2021-03-26 18:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Road repair planned on US-34 near York...

On April 5, road work will begin on US-34 west of York from US-81 to S-93A, weather permitting. The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) said work will include concrete resurfacing, asphalt shoulder resurfacing, median repair and grading. Werner C...

 2021-03-26 18:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Community speaks out against hate towards Asian Americans...

While the tragedies may have happened in other states the affects can still be felt here at home, the last year has since a significant increase in the amount of violence and hateful rhetoric directed towards Asian Americans. But in the face of that uglin...

 2021-03-26 17:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Inmate missing from CCC-L...

Authorities are looking for an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). Eric Kluthe did not return to his place of employment after a scheduled lunch break on March 25, according to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Serv...

 2021-03-26 17:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former Grand Island Northwest teacher sentenced in sex trafficking case...

A former Grand Island Northwest teacher has been sentenced in a sex trafficking case. Brian Mohr was sentenced in federal court Friday to six years and four months in federal prison for possession of child pornography. He has been ordered to surrender on ...

 2021-03-26 17:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings temporary street closures...

A few streets in Hastings will be closed temporarily. The city said a portion of E. South St. will be the street closedto through traffic temporarily for private sewer work beginning on March 29. South Street will close to through traffic from California ...

 2021-03-26 17:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney Landfill extends hours for yard waste and tree disposal...

The Kearney Area Solid Waste Agency Landfill will resume extended operating hours for yard waste and tree disposal beginning on March 29. The landfill is located at 6711 West 56th St. The following hours are in effect March 29 through Oct. 31. Yard Waste ...

 2021-03-26 16:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney Cemetery officials request decorations be removed...

Kearney Cemetery officials are requesting that all Christmas blankets and decorations placed on graves be removed by Sunday, March 28. All decorations that are left will be removed by the Cemetery staff after that date. Flowers in approved, permanent type...

 2021-03-26 16:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

York College students facing multiple charges following assault, robbery...

Two York College students are facing multiple charges after police said they assaulted a man and robbed him. Isaiah Hernandez Jasso, 20, of Vernon, Texas, and Fernando Servin Jr, 20, of Delano, Calif. are each charged in York County Court with robbery, co...

 2021-03-26 16:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet of the Week: Gladys...

Kearney Area Animal Shelter shares the pet of the week, Gladys. The KAAS staff said she is a sweet 8-year-old girl looking for her forever home. She is shy around new people, so it will take her some time to get used to a new home. They said she is sure t...

 2021-03-26 15:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Younger residents in Douglas County could get vaccines soon...

Douglas County could start giving coronavirus vaccinations to residents who are at least 16 years old by mid-April, catching up with parts of rural Nebraska that have already moved onto that phase. The Douglas County Public Health District lists the timel...

 2021-03-26 15:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney house fire causes $200,000 in damage...

The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the report of a structure fire on LaVista Road at 12:26 p. m. on Wednesday. Upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames were visible in the southwest corner of the home. Firefighter conducted a search of th...

 2021-03-26 15:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

South Heartland District says one-fourth of district received at least one shot...

The South Heartland District Health Department said over one quarter of the district's population has received at least one does of a COVID-19 vaccine. Executive Director Michele Bever said the district has around 45,200 people and nearly 12,000 have ...

 2021-03-26 14:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Aiden Lukasiewicz's St. Jude Journey...

They had just begun their journey as parents of a newborn baby boy, not knowing they would soon be facing one of their biggest challenges yet. Aiden Lukasiewicz was only about nine months when he lost the use of the left side of his body. His parents then...

 2021-03-26 14:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Imperial man arrested following investigation into pursuit...

An Imperial man was arrested following an investigation into a pursuit that happened in Western Chase County. Daniel Flores, 20, was arrested on unrelated warrant, as well as additional charges of Felony flight to avoid arrest and several misdemeanor char...

 2021-03-26 14:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Step Therapy Act bill advances through final voting round...

A bill that would create the Step Therapy Act has advanced through the final round of voting in the Nebraska Legislature. LB 337 from Senator Mark Kolterman passed on a 47 to zero vote. Step therapy is the practice of requiring patients to undergo and fai...

 2021-03-26 13:51 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

St. Jude donations fund research and treatment...

On Friday,Y102's St. Jude Radiothon continues to encourage listeners to become Partners of Hope to raise money for St. Jude's Research Hospital. Partners of Hope are asked to donate $20 a month. Families of patients at the hospital do not receive ...

 2021-03-26 11:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Approved bill could protect seniors from suspicious transactions...

Senior and vulnerable adults have more financial protection after the approval of a bill. On Thursday, senators approved LB297 that allows certain financial professionals to delay suspicious transactions. The measure, introduced by Omaha Sen. Brett Lindst...

 2021-03-26 02:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

WCDHD's risk dial continues to improve...

According to the West Central District Health Department (WCDHD), the risk dial moved from a 1. 67 down to a 1. 44 this week. The risk dial still remain in the moderate risk level. The following changes contributed to movement in the dial: Measure ID R0: ...

 2021-03-26 01:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Seven health centers to receive funds for COVID vaccination, testing...

Seven community health centers in Nebraska will receive $31,405,625 in American Rescue Plan funding to support COVID-19 vaccination and services for vulnerable populations, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Thursday. Fun...

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