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 2021-03-30 21:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Tennessee man sentenced on related to multiple pursuits...

A Tennessee man has been sentenced to two years in prison for criminal possession of financial transaction devices following multiple pursuitsNovember 2020 near Lincoln. Ronnell Leeson, 31, was given the sentence Tuesday in Lancaster County District Court...

 2021-03-30 20:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bill would remove many restrictions on fireworks sold in Nebraska...

2021 in the Nebraska legislature seems like a lot of the issues are about what other states have that Nebraska lacks. Things like expanded gambling, medical marijuana, and most recently who has the coolest fireworks. Some senators are tired of seeing thei...

 2021-03-30 20:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bill would remove many restrictions on fireworks sold in Nebraska...

2021 in the Nebraska legislature seems like a lot of the issues are about what other states have that Nebraska lacks. Things like expanded gambling, medical marijuana, and most recently who has the coolest fireworks. Some senators are tired of seeing thei...

 2021-03-30 18:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, March 30, 2021...

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

 2021-03-30 18:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Husker Volleyball match vs. Penn State canceled...

This week's Nebraska vs. Penn State volleyball matches at the Bob Devaney Sports Center have been canceled, UNL Athletics announced Tuesday. "The decision was mutually agreed upon out of an abundance of caution surrounding the health and safety of...

 2021-03-30 17:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bills aimed at Neb. students advance in State Legislature...

A bill that would Adopt the "Seizure Safe Schools Act" in Nebraska has been given first round approval by state lawmakers. LB 639, introduced by Senator Jen Day, advanced with a 33 to 2 vote. The measure would require training of school personnel ...

 2021-03-30 16:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Neb. Extension announces opportunity to learn more about 4-H...

An upcoming workshop is giving kids the 411 about 4-H. Kameran Ulferts,4-H Extension assistant, said 4-H 101 is planned for May 12, at 6p. m. She said the interactive session is for those wanting to know the 4-H or if you have been a Buffalo County 4-H fa...

 2021-03-30 16:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Neb. Extension announces opportunity to learn more about 4-H...

An upcoming workshop is giving kids the 411 about 4-H. Kameran Ulferts,4-H Extension assistant, said 4-H 101 is planned for May 12, at 6p. m. She said the interactive session is for those wanting to know the 4-H or if you have been a Buffalo County 4-H fa...

 2021-03-30 16:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

CDHD offers vaccinations for high school seniors prior to prom, graduation...

The Central District Health Department is offering vaccinations to high school seniors in hopes of giving them defenses against the coronavirus prior to prom and graduation. Health Director Teresa Anderson said currently the most cases are in the 18-24 ag...

 2021-03-30 16:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Additional person charged in connection to Furnas County sex trafficking case...

One more person has been charged in connection to an ongoing sex trafficking case in Furnas County. According to court records, Donald Pulliam, 41, is charged in Furnas County Court with two counts of child abuse and one count of being a habitual criminal...

 2021-03-30 12:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local golden retrievers visit Boulder, CO to provide comfort after grocery store shooting...

After mass shootings like the one in Boulder, Colorado, people are looking for a sense of comfort and that came in the form of golden retrievers. There are 130 comfort dogs in the United States with seven of them in Nebraska. Some of the state's comfo...

 2021-03-30 03:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

People age 18 and over now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in South Heartland District...

Residents age 18 and older are now eligible to receive theCOVID-19 vaccine in Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster counties. "However, we are asking vaccine providers to take a reverse age approach and also to focus on individuals with underlying medical...

 2021-03-30 03:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

American Rescue Plan raises more questions than answers for Hall County...

President Joe Biden has signed into law the first of what he calls a two-step aggressive plan to help millions of Americans recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the American Rescue Plan, millions of dollars are headed to every county and city ac...

 2021-03-30 02:56 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Select pharmacies eligible to vaccinate 18+ residents...

The Federal Retail Pharmacy Program has removed its age criteria for those eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine at participating businesses. This means several pharmacies across Nebraska can vaccinate residents 18 and older starting Monday. RelyCare Pharm...

 2021-03-30 02:51 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Senator Ben Sasse reacts to WHO report...

U. S. Senator Ben Sasse released the following regarding the World Health Organization's report on the origins of COVID-19:The Chinese Communist Party's obstruction of a thorough investigation into the origins of this deadly virus is shameful but ...

 2021-03-30 02:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local health departments COVID-19 update, March 29...

Douglas County Health Department. The Douglas County Health Department reported 416 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday. That number includes 235 cases with collection dates of March 17-25 that were reported to the surveillance system on Friday, March 26. ...

 2021-03-30 02:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Eligible Nebraskans completing COVID-19 vaccination climbs over 20%...

With over 310,267 Nebraskans with complete COVID-19 vaccinations as of Sunday, 20. 9% of Nebraskans 16 or older have been vaccinated. According tothe Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), this number climbed thanks to more than 97,000 C...

 2021-03-30 02:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Basketball camp donates thousands to 3-year-old with leukemia...

Every single year in Ravenna a basketball camp is held in honor of a father, a basketball coach and the proceeds go to a family in need. That's what the Paul Beranek Memorial Camp is all about, giving back to a family in need- from a family who's ...

 2021-03-30 00:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former South Sioux City coach charged with abusing student...

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — Police have arrested a former South Sioux City High School assistant football coach on charges that allege he sexually assaulted a student. The Sioux City Journal reported Monday that 25-year-old Nathan Rogers, of South...

 2021-03-30 00:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man drives friend to hospital in front-loader bucket...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man could face several charges after allegedly driving his friend to a hospital in the bucket of a front-end loader. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the 32-year-old suspect allegedly stole the huge $75,000 front...

 2021-03-29 21:56 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Senators move bill to require trafficking posters in casinos...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's soon-to-open casinos would have to display human trafficking informational posters under a bill advanced by state lawmakers. Lawmakers gave first-round approval to the measure, which seeks to help human traffickin...

 2021-03-29 21:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Adaptive Easter Drive-Thru scheduled for Saturday...

An Adaptive Easter Drive-Thru will be held on Saturday, April 3. The Arc of Buffalo County is hosting the event at FirstPresbyterian Church located at 4511 6th Avenue in Kearney. It is slated from 1 p. m. until 2 p. m. The Easter Bunny will be at the even...

 2021-03-29 21:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Teen sentenced for sexual assault in sextortion case...

Prosecutors say he posed as a girl on Snapchat, soliciting nude photos from high school boys and then manipulated them and now Max Rookstool will serve time on both federal and state charges. The 18-year-old was active in high school and likely collegebou...

 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...

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