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 2021-02-28 22:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ord man arrested for numerous felony charges after traffic stop...

According to the Sherman County Sheriff's Office, on Saturday a deputy initiated a traffic stopon a Green Chevrolet Silverado for a traffic violation. The sheriff's department said the deputy observed the driver throw an object out of the vehicle ...

 2021-02-28 22:12 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Vaccines administered at Peterson Senior Center...

The Two Rivers Public Health Department announced on Sunday that 589 doses of Moderna vaccine were administered on Saturday, at Peterson Senior Center. The vaccine clinic was held in an effort to accelerate priority population vaccinations, the health dep...

 2021-02-28 21:36 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Sen. Sasse rebuked by state's Republican committee...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republicans reprimanded U. S. Sen. Ben Sasse for his work in Washington, D. C. , but stopped short of censuring him Saturday for his outspoken criticism of former President Donald Trump. Sasse was one of just seven Republ...

 2021-02-28 03:13 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Protest against Myanmar coup held in Omaha...

A group of people gathered at 72nd and Dodge in Omaha to bring more awareness to the ongoing coup d'tat currently happening in Myanmar. "They're shutting off the media, the wifi, any form of communication so that the world may know but the wor...

 2021-02-28 01:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two ice fishermen rescued Saturday afternoon...

According to the Kansas Wildlife, Park and Tourism, two ice fishermen were fishing together this afternoon when one man fell through. The incident occurred at the Keith Sebelius Reservoir near Norton, Kansas. Officials said, the man fell through the ice n...

 2021-02-27 22:19 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Officer-involved shooting in Hastings Saturday afternoon...

On Saturday, Feb. 27, officers from the Hastings Police Department were in the area of 3rd Street and Laird Avenue when they recognized a wanted individual. The incident occurred at approximately 1 p. m. today. According to the City of Hastings, when offi...

 2021-02-27 21:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska forecasting board raises revenue projections...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is now expected to collect an additional $204 million in the current fiscal year. The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board estimated that state revenue will come in roughly 4% higher than previous projections. T...

 2021-02-27 21:03 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

CDHD plans to vaccinate 2500 meatpacking workers after 50 new cases...

The Central District Health Department plans to vaccinate around 2,500 meatpacking workers after 50 new COVID-19 cases. Health Director Teresa Anderson told NTV on Saturday that they received emergency authorization from the Department of Health and Human...

 2021-02-27 20:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

First know case of B.1429 identified in Nebraska...

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced on Saturday thatthe first known cases of the California variant of COVID-19, known as B. 1. 429, had been confirmed in the state. There has been a total of 13 cases in four different health juri...

 2021-02-27 04:06 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

CDHD reports cluster of COVID cases associated with meat packing plant...

The Central District Health Department reported on Friday night a cluster of COVID-19 cases in the district. In a press release, here is what CDHD Health Director Teresa Anderson said:"This week we have identified a cluster of positive cases associate...

 2021-02-27 03:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Long time veterinarian retires after nearly six decades of service...

After nearly six decades of service to Buffalo County and surrounding communities, a well known veterinarian is hanging up the white coat one final time. Since he first opened the Hilltop Pet Clinic May of 1977, Dr. Roger Neil has committed his life to he...

 2021-02-27 03:37 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Muddy conditions make taking care of cattle harder...

Feedlots in Central Nebraska continue to face numerous challenging tasks as the snow melting creates muddy conditions. According to Jesse Landon manager of McClymont Feed Yard, when cattle get wet and muddy they lose some of the insulation they have from ...

 2021-02-27 02:46 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Cozad man arrested in alleged cold case murder remains a mystery...

David Anderson of Cozad was arrested on February 10th for the alleged 1981 murder. Forty years after the alleged crime, residents of Cozad continue to process the arrest of a man many say they didn't know. In the video above, reporter Lauryn Bentley g...

 2021-02-26 22:57 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Advocacy group sues Nebraska over two-tiered Medicaid plan...

Advocates for low-income residents have asked a judge to strike down Nebraska's two-tiered Medicaid expansion system that imposes extra requirements to qualify for dental, vision, and over-the-counter drug coverage. The group Nebraska Appleseed filed ...

 2021-02-26 22:54 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

First case of B-117 identified in Nebraska...

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced on Friday that the first known case of the U. K. variant of COVID-19, known as B. 1. 1. 7 (B-117), has been confirmed in the state. According to the department, the individual is a woman in her ...

 2021-02-26 22:52 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

UNO will host in-person commencement ceremonies for Spring graduates...

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began LAST March, degrees will be given out in-person for Spring graduates of the University of Nebraska, Omaha. The ceremonies will happen in the Baxter Arena in early May. Separate ceremonies for each of...

 2021-02-26 21:34 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two convicted of Lincoln's woman's killing during robbery...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted two Lincoln men of murder and other counts in the 2018 fatal shooting of a woman in the presence of her children during a home-invasion robbery. Federal prosecutors said Tawhyne Patterson Sr. and Dam...

 2021-02-26 21:29 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

New bill looks to tackle obscenity in Nebraska schools...

Is it potentially opening up students to pedophiles or is it limiting the amount of educational material they can see? That was a large part of the discussion for LB282 introduced by Senator Jodi Albrecht which would remove exemptions for educators provid...

 2021-02-26 21:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Missouri man pleads guilty following road rage incident...

A Missouri man accused of road rage in an alleged Oct. 2020 road rage incident on Interstate 80 near North Plattepleaded guilty in Lincoln County Court. Avery Rogers, 34, of Columbia, Mo. entered a guilty plea in absentia to a charge of assault by threate...

 2021-02-26 21:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Six pounds of methamphetamine located, two arrested...

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested two people after locating six pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop in Hamilton County. According to NSP, at approximately 9 a. m. on Thursday a trooper observed a Nissan Versa fail to stop ...

 2021-02-26 21:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sampling results from Mead show some contamination in spill waters...

According to documents released by the Nebraska Department of Energy and Environment (NDEE), spill waters that flowed more than four miles away from the Alt En plant contained two different neonicotinoid toxins, but in amounts that aren't necessarily ...

 2021-02-26 20:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former US attorney to work for Nebraska attorney general...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former top federal and county prosecutor in Nebraska has joined the state attorney general's office. Former U. S. Attorney Joe Kelly will serve as chief of the attorney general's Criminal Bureau, where he will oversee ...

 2021-02-26 20:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings YWCA hosts "Gowns for Good" fundraiser...

From the Hastings YWCA: The glitz and glamour of prom can a bit of a "right of passage," in the eyes of many teenagers, and one program in Hastings is helping to make it more affordable. Whether they are long a blingy or short and sassy, the YWCA ...

 2021-02-26 20:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Minden High School celebrates FFA week with tractor parade...

Highway 6 was lined with tractors Friday morning as students at Minden High School drove their tractors to school. The parade was a way for the students to end National FFA Week. The Kearney County Sheriff's Office escorted the tractors down Highway 6...

 2021-02-26 20:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Structure Stories: Loup River Freighters Hotel...

The Loup River Freighters Hotel was originally built along a wagon route in northern Buffalo County. Today the building is located at the Trails and Rails Museum in Kearney. For this segment of Structure Stories reporter I visited the location. I talked w...

 2021-02-26 20:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet of the Week: Bungee...

Kearney Area Animal Shelter (KAAS) shares the pet of the week, Bungee. KAAS staff said Bungee is a very energetic boy from Texas looking for his forever home. They said he is a little over two years old and still has a lot of puppy energy. He will need a ...

 2021-02-26 19:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GISH show choir adjusts to competing in a COVID world...

Singing and dancing at the same time is a challenge of its own but add in COVID precautions like masks, and you've added another layer of difficulty. It's the moment some of them live for, being able to compete but with COVID, some Grand Island Se...

 2021-02-26 19:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney man arrested for causing car and train collision...

On Friday, first responders arrived at the scene of a car and train collision in the central area of Kearney at 12:07 a. m. Kearney police officers reported a stopped eastbound Union Pacific train and a passenger car with extensive damage. The driver of t...

 2021-02-26 19:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sherman Co. Courthouse back open after law enforcement surrounds building...

The Sherman County Courthouse is back open after some commotion Friday morning. The sheriff said they closed the courthouse as a precaution. The exact nature of the incident isn't being released. He said the Nebraska State Patrol and FBI were involved...

 2021-02-26 18:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island police say man threatened others at a home...

A Grand Island man has been arrested after two men said he threatened them. According to Grand Island police, Saulo Guerrero-Robledo, 25, threatened the men with a broken beer bottle and a knife at a home on Roush Lane in south Grand Island. He was arrest...

 2021-02-26 18:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man lost appeal to overturn sentence...

A Grand Island man lost an appeal to overturn his sentence. David Driver, 45, a subject of a standoff in 2019, was sentenced after pleading no contest to charges related to a domestic assault incident. He argued that the Hall County District court erred i...

 2021-02-26 17:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Keeping You Healthy: Weeping Water man makes heart history...

A man from Weeping Water, Nebraska has a new lease on life, and come this March, it will be eight years since he made heart history. Greg Rathe wasn't sure if he would make it this far in life. He is the first person in Nebraska to receive a total art...

 2021-02-26 16:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings Godfather's Pizza location closed...

Godfather's Pizza location in Hastings has closed. Godfather's terminated their franchise agreement and the Hasting's location has now ceased operations. Owner Mike Glassmeyer said there was a contract dispute and despite their best efforts ne...

 2021-02-26 15:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

KPS selects new KHS principal and director of finance...

A new principal has been selected for Kearney High School. Jeff Ganz will serve as the new KHS principal. Currently, he is the principal at Sunrise Middle School. Ganz has been principal at the school since 2012. Before becoming Sunrise Middle School prin...

 2021-02-26 15:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers risk dial continues to decrease...

Two Rivers Public Health weekly risk dial shows the risk continues to decrease. The health department reported the COVID test positivity rates have risen slightly during the past week. They said incident cases among seniors have increased across the distr...

 2021-02-26 14:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Proposed bill would ban conversion therapy statewide...

A bill set for a hearing in the Nebraska Legislature's Judiciary Committee would ban conversion therapy statewide. LB 231 from Senator Megan Hunt would make conversion therapy performed on minors a deceptive trade practice under the "Uniform Crede...

 2021-02-26 14:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NE lawmakers will hear several bills aimed at banning discrimination...

On Friday, Nebraska Lawmakers in the Legislature's Judiciary Committee will hear several bills aimed at banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. LB 120 from Senator Megan Hunt would ban employment discrimination based on...

 2021-02-26 14:21 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney Chamber of Commerce: scholarships...

Shanna Schulte with the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce shares their scholarship opportunities. Schulte said, "Hopefully, a lot of these students can stay in the Kearney area once they graduate. And raise their families here. That's what we want....

 2021-02-26 05:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local politician, Mark Elworth Jr. to start MAGA Patriots Party of Nebraska...

Those close to Former President Trump had floated the idea of him starting a new "Patriot Party," but here in Nebraska one politician is already going down that road. Mark Elworth, Junior said he wants to base a new "MAGA Patriot Party" ou...

 2021-02-26 04:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

SHDHD reminds the district to plan COVID-safe events...

The South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) reported Thursday night 22 new cases of COVID-19 in the past three days. Total number of cases in the district is now at 4,461. "We averaged 5. 6 new COVID positive tests per day over the last sev...

 2021-02-26 01:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

What guidelines long term care facilities follow...

Some changes could happen at Brookestone Gardens in Kearney to keep their residents safe and to reunite families and residents after nearly a year of being a part. The an assisted living facility has a wide range of safety regulations they have to follow....

 2021-02-26 01:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Dozen men relocated to newly 100-bed dormitory...

A group of inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary moved to a newly built 100-bed dormitory on Thursday. According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), the unit features sleeping quarters and a large day area. The minimum-securit...

 2021-02-25 23:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GISH students head to airport for spring break to learn aviation industry...

Some Grand Island students are headed to the airport for spring break but they're not going anywhere. Four students signed on the dotted line on Thursday. They'll spend spring break doing a 40-hour internship with Trego-Dugan Aviation. Students wi...

 2021-02-25 23:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GISH students head to airport for spring break to learn aviation industry...

Some Grand Island students are headed to the airport for spring break but they're not going anywhere. Four students signed on the dotted line on Thursday. They'll spend spring break doing a 40-hour internship with Trego-Dugan Aviation. Students wi...

 2021-02-25 23:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Seven charged with conspiracy to launder monetary instruments...

On WednesdayUnited States Attorney Joe Kelly announced the return of a three-count Indictment charging seven individualswith Conspiracy to Distribute Misbranded Drugs, Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Controlled Substances, and Conspiracy t...

 2021-02-25 23:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

"A big teddy bear" -- Arcadia ag program adds therapy dog...

It's been said that FFA is more than cows, sows, and plows and that's certainly the case in Arcadia. From Mr. Scott's shop class to Mrs. Scott's special education room critters are coming out of their cages and kids are coming out of their...

 2021-02-25 23:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Video visitation launches at NCCW...

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) launched today a video visitation program at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW). According to the department, this is the second program of its type to be initiated by NDCS. "COVID...

 2021-02-25 22:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New bill would establish Right to Repair in Nebraska...

When you buy something you own it, and you can do what you want with it right? Well not so much if you are a farmer. Now a days high tech Ag implements often have proprietary software and measures in place to make sure you cant do repairs on your own. But...

 2021-02-25 22:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Flood Watch active in several Northeast/Central Nebraska counties...

The National Weather Service (NWS) announced a Flood Watch has been declared for several counties near the Platte and Elkhorn Rivers. The watch is in effect for Butler, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, Saunders, Washington, Antelope, Colfax, Cuming, Madison, Stanto...

 2021-02-25 22:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers Public Health: "Our whole lives are vaccine"...

On Thursday, 218,391 Nebraskans had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Local health departments are a big part of the distribution process in the state. Katie Mulligan, Tw...

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