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 2021-05-04 17:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney High School in lockout following suspicious activity...

Kearney High School is currently on lockout following suspicious activity near the school Monday. According to the Kearney Police Department, officers are currently attempting to locate a male subject who attempted to gain access to KHS property with unkn...

 2021-05-04 16:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GI man referred for charges, another arrested after threatening woman to drop court case...

A Grand Island man is in jail and a another has been referred for charges after police say the latter threatened his estranged wife to get her to drop a court case against him. According to GIPD, officers responded to an apartment on George Street around ...

 2021-05-04 15:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fischer calls for flexibility for livestock haulers...

Sen. Deb Fischer has introduced legislation to give livestock haulers flexibility to maintain safety while also caring for livestock. Fischer has re-introduced theHaulers of Agriculture and Livestock Safety (HAULS) Act, and bipartisan companion legislatio...

 2021-05-04 15:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GIPD investigating hoax 911 call...

Grand Island Police are investigating a hoax "swatting" 911 call that led numerous first responders to a home in north Grand Island Monday night. According to GIPD, dispatchers received a call around 7:40 p. m. Monday to a home in the 3000 block o...

 2021-05-04 14:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

YWCA offering free financial empowerment class to survivors of violence...

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. —A freefinancial empowerment class to survivors of violence is being offered by the YWCA of Grand Island. Individuals who complete the course will receive a $40 Walmart gift card and are eligible to participate in a match-savings ...

 2021-05-04 12:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, May 4, 2021...

LINCOLN, Neb. — Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines....

 2021-05-04 12:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Midwest economy roaring back to life, new survey suggests...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy in nine Midwest and Plains states is roaring back to life in the wake of a devastating global pandemic, according to a new monthly survey of business leaders and managers, with the survey's overall index soaring to...

 2021-05-04 12:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kansas lawmakers overturn vetoes...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -Republican Lawmakers in Kansas have cut income taxes, lowered the age for carrying a concealed gun and tightened state election laws by overriding Democratic Gov, Laura Kelly's vetoes over the measures. The tax measure would provide...

 2021-05-04 11:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Missing inmates found in Omaha...

LINCOLN, Neb. —Two inmates from Dawson County who escaped from the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln last Thursday have been arrested. According to state prisons officials, Jacob Roeder, 23, and Clifford Brown, 21, were taken into custody Sund...

 2021-05-04 02:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

18th Annual Blood Drive "draws" hundreds...

Amidst a nationwide shortage of blood, NTV's annual tri-cities blood drive helped to close a little bit of that gap. At our Hastings blood drive location, The American Red Cross set a goal of drawing 61 pints of blood to be donated, so that they can r...

 2021-05-04 01:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gibbon High class raises over 1 million dollars in scholarships over the school year...

$1,035,000; that's the combined amount of scholarship money one Gibbon class raised throughout the school year. "Lets just set a crazy goal because I know they know they could do it" said teacher of the class, Abby Jones. Jones said students s...

 2021-05-04 01:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska DHHS shares COVID-19 vaccine progress...

According to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), more than 70,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered this last week. As of Sunday, May 2, more than 1,450,275 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Nebraskans. Also ...

 2021-05-03 22:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Landspouts? Rope-like tornadoes cause damage across central Nebraska...

The severe weather season is off to a wild start with the first tornado outbreak producing as many tornadoes as we saw all last year. That includes landspouts which are the real deal but real hard to track. "They can cause damage so you need to take p...

 2021-05-03 20:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Troopers locate over 400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside ATMs, safe...

A Florida man is in jail after the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) said troopers located more than 400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside ATMs, a safe and a tote during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. Gilbert Fernandez, 36, of Cooper City, Fla. , was arrested...

 2021-05-03 20:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

DEA: Over 4,000 lbs. of unused prescription drugs collected in Nebraska...

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced they collected 4,342 pounds of unused, expired and unwanted medications during their 20th NationalPrescription Drug Take Back Day, April 24. "Take Back Day is important as it allows us the opportunit...

 2021-05-03 18:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Husker Football 2021 schedule finalized...

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska has finalized its 2021 football schedule with the addition of a matchup against the Fordham Rams on Sept. 4 at Memorial Stadium. The game against Fordham replaces a previously scheduled game with Southeastern Louisiana on No...

 2021-05-03 18:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GI man arrested for causing two grass fires...

A Grand Island man is in jail after police said he caused two grass fires over the weekend. According to GIPD, officers and the Grand Island Fire Department were called to a grass fire at North Front and Elm streets Saturday evening. They were called to a...

 2021-05-03 18:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, May 3, 2021...

LEXINGTON, Neb. — Clay Patton, with KRVN, has our market report....

 2021-05-03 18:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Red Cross responds to nine home fires over weekend...

OMAHA, Neb. —Over the weekend, American Red Cross volunteers responded to nine home fires, throughout Nebraska, addressing the immediate needs of affected residents by providing vital care and comfort. Since Friday, Red Cross volunteers have assiste...

 2021-05-03 17:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NPPD: FEMA funds to be used to demolish Spencer Hydroelectric Plant...

The Nebraska Public Power District said it won't be using federal money to rebuild the Spencer Dam. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has given the Nebraska Public Power District $50 million to be used for the demolition and decommission of the ...

 2021-05-03 16:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local agencies team up to help Emergency Rental Assistance applicants...

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — A clinic that supports tenants and landlords with Emergency Rental Assistance applications is taking place this week at the Grand Island Public Library (Room A),1124 W 2nd Street. The clinic will be open Monday, May 3, from 11 a...

 2021-05-03 16:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Seward man died following shed fire...

A Seward man is dead following a shed fire Saturday afternoon. According to the Seward County Sheriff's Office, crews from Garland Fire and Rescue and Seward Fire and Rescue responded shortly before 4 p. m. Saturday to a report of a shed on fire in th...

 2021-05-03 15:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hall County Sheriff: Cairo man died after wife accidentally crushed him backing up pick-up...

A Cairo man has died following an accident at his home Friday night. According to the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Chad Osbourne, 60, died after his wife accidentally crushed him while backing up a pick-up truck around 8 p. m. Friday at their home in...

 2021-05-03 14:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Unattended candle cause of Lincoln home fire...

LINCOLN, Neb. — An unattended candle was the culprit to a home fire just after 12:30 a. m. Saturday morning, according to Lincoln Fire & Rescue. When crews arrived, heavy fire was visible from the second story of the home. Only one person was home a...

 2021-05-03 14:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Blood donations saved a Hastings native's life after deadly tornado...

An F-4 tornado had ripped through parts of Alabama and Georgia destroying several homes and injuring many people in its way. One of those affected was Hastings native Mellisa Brooks. "Blood donations saved my life. If I wouldn't have had the blood...

 2021-05-03 14:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Blood donations saved a Hastings native's life after deadly tornado...

An F-4 tornado had ripped through parts of Alabama and Georgia destroying several homes and injuring many people in its way. One of those affected was Hastings native Mellisa Brooks. "Blood donations saved my life. If I wouldn't have had the blood...

 2021-05-03 13:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Central Nebraska sees more tornadoes in season's first storm than all of 2020...

A number of landspout tornadoes were spotted Sunday night in central Nebraska, as the region saw more tornadoes than were recorded in all of 2020. Meteorologist Mike Moritz of the National Weather Service said landspouts are tornadoes however they are usu...

 2021-05-03 12:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, May 3, 2021...

LINCOLN, Neb. — Alex Voichoskie, with KRVN, has our morning agricultural report....

 2021-05-03 12:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Warren Buffett issues warning on investing...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -Billionaire and Nebraska native Warren Buffett is warning people not to think investing is an easy way to make a fortune and gamble on the stock market. Buffett answered questions at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting Saturday, and ...

 2021-05-02 23:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New chancellor chosen for University of Nebraska at Omaha...

The University of Nebraska at Omaha's next chancellor will be the first Asian American to hold an executive leadership position in the state's university system. The University of Nebraska's Board of Regents unanimously endorsed Joanne Li as U...

 2021-05-02 21:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Inmate missing from Community Correctional Facility...

According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), Michael Simmons, an inmate from theCommunity Corrections Center Lincoln (CCC-L) did notreturn to the facility Saturday evening after his work shift. Simmons began his sentence on Februa...

 2021-05-02 03:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Newly updated childcare center in Wood River...

A big day for Wood River as members of the community gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting of a newly updated children care center. Stick Creek Kids partnered with the Rowe Sanctuary to create a childcare center that would provide kids with the chance ...

 2021-05-02 01:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha renaissance festival back at the Bellevue Berry Farm...

From fairies and queens to dragons and knights, all came out to have a grand ol' time at the annual Omaha Renaissance Festival. "It's so much fun! I'm so happy we're back out here! We've missed everyone so much and it's just gr...

 2021-05-01 23:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha farmer's market is back for the 2021 season...

The Omaha Farmer's Market is officially back! This year, more than 60 vendors selling everything from fresh produce to baked goods are participating....

 2021-05-01 22:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Elderly woman taken to hospital after structure fire...

A house fire in Grand Island sent an elderly woman to the hospital Saturday afternoon. According to the Grand Island Fire Department, smoke was coming from a house at 322 West 8th. at approximately 1:10 p. m. Upon arrival, crews found an elderly female up...

 2021-05-01 21:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska gets $50M for dam destroyed during 2019 floods...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials are giving Nebraska more than $50 million to work on a Niobrara River dam that collapsed during the disastrous March 2019 flooding, killing a man who lived just below it. The Associated Press reports that the Fed...

 2021-05-01 03:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Construction to begin on UNL's North Stadium Expansion...

After announcing the project back in Fall 2019, the University of Nebraska - Lincoln has officially broken ground on the North Stadium Expansion. With shovels in hand, university officials symbolically began construction on this 350,000-square-foot projec...

 2021-05-01 00:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers offering mobile COVID-19 vaccines through "Health on Wheels"...

By May 3, Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) anticipates they will be providing COVID-19 vaccine clinics on the go thanks to their newly acquired, enclosed trailer. According to TRPHD, the trailer will include two vaccination stations within the ...

 2021-04-30 23:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha students face discipline for Floyd death reenactment...

Some Omaha high school students accused of reenacting the arrest and killing of George Floyd inside the school building and then posting a photo of it to social media could face discipline for the stunt. Westside Communities School District spokeswoman Br...

 2021-04-30 23:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska board sees revenue uptick this year before decline...

Nebraska state government will collect an extra $90 million in tax revenue in the current fiscal year that ends June 30 but will face a less rosy outlook over the following two years, based on new state estimates. The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisor...

 2021-04-30 22:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Capitol Steps see several demonstrations...

The front steps of the Nebraska State Capitol have become the public forum of choice for those fighting to have their message heard. That message on Friday was rethinking our priorities. "Keeping families and children in these detention centers is cru...

 2021-04-30 21:51 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney celebrates Arbor Day with tree dedication...

The City of Kearney planted a tree Friday as part of a special dedication ceremony to celebrate Arbor Day. The city, which is known as a "designated tree city" by the National Arbor Day Foundation, has continued to remove ash trees because of emer...

 2021-04-30 21:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

All in a Day's Work: Fiorelli Creations of Broken Bow...

When policeman Shane Fiorelli from Broken Bow was looking for his new hobby he found an old family lathe. For this segment of All in a Day's Work, I visited his workshop to see how he and his family are putting this machine to good use. Shane Fiorelli...

 2021-04-30 21:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Students set out on "Oregon Trail" to learn about hardships of pioneer life...

Traveling the Oregon Trail was no trip to the store but shopping carts become wagons on a unique field trip. Fourth grader students at Newell Elementary in Grand Island headed west on Friday in search of a better life. In reality they didn't leave tow...

 2021-04-30 21:12 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

As summer season arrives Stuhr Museum creates immersive experiences...

Their lunch cooked in a Dutch oven nestled in the coals and their water ladled out, students don't just study history at Stuhr Museum, they live it. "It's the experience, hands on," museum director Chris Hochstetler explains. But last year...

 2021-04-30 20:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

JBS donates $10,000 to GIPD for drone...

Grand Island Police say a new drone could help the department do aerial searches for missing people and assist in other cases. Grand Island-Hall County Crime Stoppers posted a thank you on its Facebook page to JBS, who they say donated $10,000 to help pur...

 2021-04-30 20:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fuel tanks and cigarettes, cause of two Lincoln home fires...

Lincoln Fire and Rescue has determined the cause and damage amount of two fires that happened earlier this week. On Wednesday,LFR responded to a fire at 5425 Sugarberry Court shortly before 7:30 a. m. When fire crews arrived, the garage was fully involved...

 2021-04-30 18:12 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

FEMA awards $50 million to Nebraska for Spencer Dam project...

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated more than $50 million to the State of Nebraska for the Spencer Hydroelectric plant and dam as a direct result of a FEMA major disaster declaration....

 2021-04-30 18:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Beatrice man dead after car jack malfunction...

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A man is dead in southwestern Nebraska after a minivan he was working under fell on him, according to officials. Local radio station KWBE reported the accident happened just before 5:30 p. m. on Wednesday. Firefighters and firs...

 2021-04-30 17:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

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

Clay Patton, with KRVN, has our market report....

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