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 2021-04-13 22:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

UNK hosts vaccine clinic...

The University of Nebraska at Kearney partnered with the Two Rivers Public Health Department in an effort to make vaccine access easier for students, staff and the general public. According to the university's spokesperson Todd Gottula, most of their ...

 2021-04-13 22:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Cairo joins Wings Across the Heartland, adds first of thirteen sets of wings to village...

The Cairo community unveiled the first of thirteen sets of wings created by the founder of the Wings Across the Heartland program on Tuesday. The thirteen sets of wings are a collaborative effort between the Cairo Community Foundation, sales tax committee...

 2021-04-13 22:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Village of Cairo to host drive-thru fundraiser for new food pantry...

The Village of Cairo will host a drive-thru pickup meal service at the Medina Street Vault on Thursday to raise funds for a new food pantry. For just ten dollars per person, each meal will include a choice of steak or chicken, cheesy potatoes, casseroles ...

 2021-04-13 22:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

North Platte man sentenced for stealing money from his mom...

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson announced that a North Platte man was sentenced to the Nebraska Department of Corrections after pleading no contest to stealing more than $10,000 from his mother. Billy Phillips, 50, was sentenced to 18 months after...

 2021-04-13 22:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

National prescription drug take-back day coming soon...

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced that the 20th National Prescription Take-Back Day will be Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Call 1-800-222-1222 for local locations. The Take-Back Day provides a safe, convenient, an...

 2021-04-13 21:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Several charges dismissed against GI woman charged for fleeing police with children, drugs...

Prosecutors have dismissed several charges against a Grand Island woman related to a March incident where police said she fled from officers with her children and drugs in the car....

 2021-04-13 21:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local school's prior book study comes in handy during the pandemic...

A couple summers ago, a local elementary school implemented a book study for their staff members. They had no idea what they learned from it would become so useful. All staff members at Seedling Mile Elementary read the book called Daring to Lead by Bren ...

 2021-04-13 21:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Mead Cattle company under scrutiny for relationship with Alt En...

The other half of the Alt En operation, the Mead Cattle Company, is coming under scrutiny for its relationship with Alt En plant as a potential new owner is hoping to acquire the company but residents in Mead want assurances that they will be safe before ...

 2021-04-13 20:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Governor Ricketts declines to house displaced migrants in Nebraska...

Governor Pete Ricketts has declined a request from the Biden Administration to house displaced migrant children in Nebraska. Regarding the matter, the Governor offered a statement: "President Biden has created an immigration crisis on our border with ...

 2021-04-13 20:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Ricketts to appear on the Ben Shapiro podcast...

Governor Pete Ricketts will be a guest on The Ben Shapiro Show today, according to a tweet from the Governor'sDirector Of Strategic Communications Taylor Gage. Ben Shapiro is a conservative political commentator known for his role asEditor Emeritus fo...

 2021-04-13 19:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Maxwell man arrested for meth following traffic stop near North Platte...

A Maxwell man is in jail after law enforcement said a drug dog found a large amount of methamphetamine in his vehicle. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, on Monday, a deputy made a traffic stop on a Chrysler Sedan for having fictitious ...

 2021-04-13 19:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Maxwell man arrested for meth following traffic stop near North Platte...

A Maxwell man is in jail after law enforcement said a drug dog found a large amount of methamphetamine in his vehicle. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, on Monday, a deputy made a traffic stop on a Chrysler Sedan for having fictitious ...

 2021-04-13 17:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 13, 2021...

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

 2021-04-13 17:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Archie's Adventure Camp is back after pandemic pause...

Archie's Adventure Camp at the Archway is back after taking a year off due to the pandemic. Kameran Ulferts, 4-H Extension assistance, and Kearney Archway event coordinatorAmber Clement said the two organizations like to team up to get kids to the Arc...

 2021-04-13 17:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

"Sanctuary counties" take stand on Second Amendment...

A growing number of Nebraska counties declare themselves "Second Amendment Sanctuary Counties. " As Pres. Joe Biden looks at new restrictions on firearms local leaders say they're taking a stand. Today Buffalo, Hall, Merrick, and Nance Countie...

 2021-04-13 15:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bill aimed at tracking student discipline advances in Neb. Legislature...

A bill that would require the tracking of student discipline has advanced through the second round in the Nebraska Legislature. LB 154, from Senator Justin Wayne, would call for the implementation of a state-wide system for tracking purposes. Wayne said d...

 2021-04-13 15:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lawmakers send sex trafficking poster bill to governor...

Human trafficking informational posters may soon be placed in Nebraska's future casinos under a bill approved by state lawmakers. Senators gave LB 461, from Senator Patty Pansing Brooks, final round approval with a 47 to 0 vote. State law already requ...

 2021-04-13 15:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

16 states back Alabama's challenge to Census privacy tool...

Sixteen other states are backing Alabama's challenge to a statistical method the U. S. Census Bureau is using for the first time to protect the privacy of people who participated in the 2020 census, the nation's once-a-decade head count that deter...

 2021-04-13 15:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Some Nebraska college students to get $3,000 in pandemic aid...

Nearly 3,000 students who attend one of Nebraska's state colleges will be eligible for up to $3,000 in additional aid because of the coronavirus pandemic. Full-time students who attend Chadron, Wayne or Peru state colleges during the 2021-2022 school ...

 2021-04-13 15:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska will stop using J&J shot while it is reviewed...

Nebraska officials said they will stop distributing Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine while federal officials investigate six reports of people experiencing blood clots after receiving that shot, including one case in the state. The Nebraska Dep...

 2021-04-13 04:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Community of Mead meets to discuss concerns from spills...

For years residents in the village of Mead have had suspicions that some of their health issues, things like skin and eye irritation, persistent cough and difficulty breathing have come from exposure to toxic byproducts produced at the ethanol plant outsi...

 2021-04-13 03:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Rural Health Departments work to catch kids up on regular vaccinations...

As many turn their attention to getting the COVID-19 vaccine, the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) is reminding parents about the importance of getting caught up on regular immunizations. According to SWNPHD, they've been traveling...

 2021-04-13 03:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Converted school bus increases access to art programs...

People have turned old school buses into tiny homes and RVs, but one Lincoln women is getting extra creative in order to help underprivileged communities. Art became one of Letura Idigima's passions during college. "I was a criminal justice major ...

 2021-04-13 02:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former state senator, trooper Jerry Schmitt passes away...

A former state trooper and state senator passed away on April 2. Jerry Schmitt, 82, of Ord diedat the Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell. According to his obituary, Schmitt was a state trooper for thirty years. He also served two terms in the Neb...

 2021-04-13 02:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pregnant women, kids can help doctors with research...

About 430,000 Nebraskans are now fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but if you haven't gotten a shot you may be able to enroll in clinical trials as local doctors do research with real world impact. As a doctor who worked on clinical trials, Dr. Adam Brosz...

 2021-04-13 01:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GI man sentenced for possession of child pornography...

Michael Gonzalez, 44, formerly of Grand Island, was sentenced to 48 months in prison with 6 years of supervised release for possession of child pornography. Once Gonzalez serves his sentence, he will be required to register as a sex offender. The Nebraska...

 2021-04-13 00:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man sentenced after soliciting nude images of 13-year-old...

Anthony R. Roe, 32, of Grand Island, was sentenced to 72 months in prison with 8 years of supervised release for receipt of child pornography. Once his sentence is served, Roe will be required to register as a sex offender. According to a Department of Ju...

 2021-04-13 00:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Nebraska rises over 1 million...

In total, more than 1,064,898 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Nebraska, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). That was as of Sunday and includes more than 116,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses given out las...

 2021-04-12 22:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GI woman fails to appear in Hall County court for second time, warrant issued for arrest...

A Grand Island woman has had a warrant issued for her arrest after failing to appear in court for the second time in two months. According to court records, Rainy Call, 31, failed to appear in Hall County Court Monday on charges of tampering with physical...

 2021-04-12 22:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney man convicted on burglary charges...

A Kearney man has been found guilty of burglary charges in three different cases. According to Dawson County Court records, Ric Brundidge, 35, was convicted on two counts of burglary charges for burglarizing the Cozad Bible Church and Nazarene Church, bot...

 2021-04-12 22:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pizza pub aims to offer new options for breakfast, lunch and dinner...

Giving gas station breakfast pizza a run for their money, that's what Billy Jack's Pizza Pub in Kearney hopes to do. The fast food pizza company opened to the public Monday, and they said they're calling the concept "fast casual dining. &#...

 2021-04-12 21:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Judge orders Nebraska to transport prisoner for abortion...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has granted a Nebraska prisoner's request for an abortion and ordered state officials to transport her to a clinic so she can get the procedure, but the inmate will have to pay for the procedure herself and cov...

 2021-04-12 21:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Expanding clinical research gives central Nebraskans a new way to help...

The fight against COVID-19 isn't over. Now clinical research is expanding in central Nebraska with opportunities for people to contribute to science. Dr. Erica Haake says rural Nebraska is a great place to do clinical trials on a diverse population. &...

 2021-04-12 20:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Holdrege man sentenced to probation, jail time for bomb threat at Buffalo Co. Courthouse...

A Holdrege man who threatened to bomb the Buffalo County Courthouse in January has been sentenced to three years probation and 90 days in jail. According to Buffalo County District Court records, Steven Lamer, 44, was given the sentence March 22. With his...

 2021-04-12 20:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln man charged following Sunday robbery at Fort Kearny Trading Post...

A Lincoln man has been charged following a robbery Sunday afternoon. Jeremy Anderson, 21, of Lincoln, is charged with one count of robbery a class 2 felony. He will appear in Buffalo County Court for a preliminary hearing on April 29. According to the arr...

 2021-04-12 19:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New York COVID-19 variant confirmed in Nebraska...

The New York variant of COVID-19 (B1. 526) has been confirmed in Nebraska. According to theDepartment of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the first case was identified in Douglas County. DHHS said the investigation is ongoing, but it is not known how con...

 2021-04-12 19:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New York COVID-19 variant confirmed in Nebraska...

The New York variant of COVID-19 (B1. 526) has been confirmed in Nebraska. According to theDepartment of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the first case was identified in Douglas County. DHHS said the investigation is ongoing, but it is not known how con...

 2021-04-12 18:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 12, 2021...

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

 2021-04-12 17:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

CDHD reports three new COVID deaths, vaccinations encouraged...

The health department in Grand Island reports three additional COVID-19 deaths, all in people over 80. The Central District Health Department said they have not identified any connection among them. "Our sympathies go out to the families of these indi...

 2021-04-12 17:51 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Ricketts: No suspension of Johnson & Johnson vaccine planned...

Governor Ricketts said Monday there are no plans to suspend the use of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Nebraska. A few states have already done so, but some have already resumed using the shot. In Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Servi...

 2021-04-12 16:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

UNK to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic...

The University of Nebraska at Kearney andTwo Rivers Health Department said they're teaming up to offer a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic for the general public, university students and employees on Tuesday. Organizers say peopleunder age 19 are asked...

 2021-04-12 14:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Scotia woman arrested after authorities say traffic stop turned up drugs...

A Scotia woman was arrested Sunday after authorities say drugs were found during a traffic stop. The Sherman County Sheriff's Office said a deputy pulled over a vehicle on Ashton Avenue near 797th Road around 1 a. m. Authorities said the driver tried ...

 2021-04-12 13:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sen. Sasse praises SCOTUS for ruling on religious meetings...

A Nebraska senator is praising a Supreme Court ruling, siding with religious leaders. The Supreme Court told California Friday that it can't enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studie...

 2021-04-12 12:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NTV's Grow: April 11, 2021...

Is it a land grab or new opportunity? We hear from both sides in the debate over a proposed National Heritage Area for south central Nebraska. Plus he traded in a patrol car for the classroom now Litchfield ag teacher Brian Johnson is named FFA Advisor of...

 2021-04-12 03:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Animal shelters in need of volunteers, supplies during kitten season...

Spring is one of the busiest times of year for animal shelters across the country. "Kitten season is when the weather warms up and more unaltered females are going into heat," said Shannon Martin-Roebuck, Executive Director of Capital Humane Socie...

 2021-04-12 01:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Litchfield advisor named FFA Advisor of the Year...

He traded in a patrol car for the classroom, and now he's been named one of the state's best. The ag program and FFA chapter in Litchfield is pretty new. Brian Johnson took over a few years back after working in law enforcement and also in agricul...

 2021-04-12 00:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island Northwest students take to the stage again one year later for musical...

After COVID-19 canceled their school musical last year, students at Grand Island Northwest are ready to sing and dance. Northwest presents the musical "Fame" next weekend. There are four performances scheduled. The choir director said one year ago...

 2021-04-12 00:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

One dies in vehicle, tractor collision...

The driver of a vehicle involved in a collision with a tractor Sunday morning has died. According to the Howard County Sheriff's Office, a vehicle hit the back of a tractor as both were headed north Sunday morning on Highway 281 near 21st Ave. The dri...

 2021-04-11 22:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln man arrested following armed robbery at Ft. Kearny Trading Post...

A suspect was arrested following an armed robbery Sunday afternoon at theFt. Kearny Trading Post at Keystone Road near Gibbon. According to the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office, just after 2 p. m. a call came in saying a man forcibly robbed cash from t...

 2021-04-11 20:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NCAA volleyball tournament will boost Omaha's economy...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha economy will get a significant boost from hosting the entire NCAA volleyball championship tournament over the next two weeks. When the NCAA decided to move the entire tournament to the city instead of just holding the Fi...

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