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 2021-05-07 22:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Floods, global pandemic prepare class of 2021 to be ready for the workforce...

After a long hard year of battling virtual classes and adapting to the way they receive their education, the Class of 2021 is ready to take on the World. With a turn of their tassels, the class of 2021 waved goodbye as they prepared to head out into the w...

 2021-05-07 21:52 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New Diabetes Care company coming to Holdrege...

Holdrege's largest employer will spin-off into a separate company, bringing more employees to the city. BD's board of directors voted Thursday take the company's Diabetes Care business and turn it into own independent, publicly-traded company....

 2021-05-07 21:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Restaurant and bar owners experiencing a new pandemic problem, short staffing...

The pandemic has not been easy on local restaurants like at Wave Pizza in Grand Island, from losing revenue to being short staffed. Owner, Brent Lindner, has been in the hospitality industry for 35 years. He said this past year was one of the worst for hi...

 2021-05-07 21:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Doane University names football coach as its new president...

A small university in Nebraska is turning to the gridiron for its new president. Doane University announced Friday that 61-year-old Roger Hughes will take over as president on June 1. He succeeds Jacque Carter, who resigned last June. Hughes has been head...

 2021-05-07 20:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska advances DNA testing bill for violent crime cases...

Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to a bill that would allow police to collect DNA samples from people who are charged with but not yet convicted of violent crimes, despite objections that it would infringe on civil liberties. Supporters like...

 2021-05-07 20:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Public commenters meet in Kearney over proposed Health Education Standards...

Parents and grandparents, educators and doctors showed up in Kearney today for the State Board of Education meeting. Many of them speaking out against Nebraska's proposed Health Education Standards. "These standards and corresponding CSE curriculu...

 2021-05-07 18:12 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, May 7, 2021...

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

 2021-05-07 16:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Give Hastings Day breaks previous record...

HASTINGS, Neb. — A new record was set for Give Hastings day on Thursday with a total of$668,862, supporting93 nonprofit organizations. The Hastings Community Foundation said this surpasses last year's record of over $580,000. With additional gif...

 2021-05-07 16:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Generous donation gets Sherman County big step closer to acquiring drug dog...

A generous donation from a local business gets the Sherman County Sheriff's Office a big step closer to acquiring a new drug dog. The Sherman County Sheriff's Office had an ultimate goal of raising $20,000 and this donation gets them more than hal...

 2021-05-07 16:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Name released in fatal in Highway 44 crash...

The Nebraska State Patrol has released the name of a woman who died in a fatal crash on Highway 44 in Kearney County, five miles south of Kearney, Thursday afternoon. NSP said that at approximately 4 p. m. Thursday, a southbound Honda Accord driven by Bra...

 2021-05-07 15:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Vital Signs: 1 in 5 women over 50 admit to drinking more...

Stats regarding Nebraskans and alcohol usage, one in five women over 50 admit to drinking more now, than they did when they were in their 20s and 30s. Dr. Tina Chasek, assistant professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney in the Department of Couns...

 2021-05-07 14:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet of the Week: Kadia...

Staff at the Kearney Area Animal Shelter said Kadia was discovered to have diabetes caused by underlying genetic factors when she arrived at the shelter. She was in a foster home for a while to help manage the condition, but will still need to take her in...

 2021-05-07 14:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

SWNPHD quickly vaccinating teens...

MCCOOK, Neb. — The Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) received 100 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine this week and is quickly using the supply by vaccinating teenagers. Pfizer is the only vaccine available at this time for persons a...

 2021-05-07 13:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Melinda's Garden Moment: productive vegetable gardens and containers...

Get the most beauty and edibility from every square inch of your garden or container. Use color and texture to create attractive edible displays. The silver foliage of the artichoke contrasts with the bold red cabbage. The purple fruit of eggplant and lea...

 2021-05-07 13:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Adult Leadership Kearney applications due May 14...

Nicole Berggren, co-chair for Adult Leadership Kearney joins us to talk about the program, how it benefits the community and participants, and the applications process. Applications are due on May 14, 2021....

 2021-05-07 12:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man sentenced to federal prison...

OMAHA, Neb. — A Grand Island man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison on Thursday for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine. Federal officials say DaleRoberson, 37, was distributing large amounts of meth to people in the area as of early 2...

 2021-05-07 12:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, May 7, 2021...

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

 2021-05-07 12:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

A record-breaking year for Go Big Give...

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — A record-breaking total of more than $1,306,843 was raised during Go Big Give on Thursday, with over $5,000 made to 142 local non-profits in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties. Organizers say this year's total is a ...

 2021-05-07 02:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Adams County Democrats meet to discuss President Biden's 30x30 plan...

It's creating quite a stir in the state of Nebraska, even getting attention from the Governor. The Adams County Democrats meeting to talk about President Biden's 30x30 plan. Gov. Pete Ricketts tweeted back on April 21st that he, along with governo...

 2021-05-07 02:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Adams County Democrats meet to discuss President Biden's 30x30 plan...

It's creating quite a stir in the state of Nebraska, even getting attention from the Governor. The Adams County Democrats meeting to talk about President Biden's 30x30 plan. Gov. Pete Ricketts tweeted back on April 21st that he, along with governo...

 2021-05-07 02:12 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

One dead after crash on Highway 44 shuts down road...

A person is dead after a crash on Highway 44 shut down the entire highway this afternoon, according to NSP. It was a 3 vehicle crash according to Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and there were no other injuries to report. NSP said it happened sometime in the ...

 2021-05-06 23:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska-based coalition formed to fight proposed tax hikes from Washington D.C....

A Nebraska-based coalition has been formed in opposition to proposed tax hikes from Washington D. C. that the members of the group said could prove to be a threat for farmers and ranchers, businesses and local communities....

 2021-05-06 22:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Biden Administration releases "30x30" details...

The Biden Administration released details behind its 30x30 plan on Thursday via a 24-page release entitled "Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful. "The plan recommends a series of actions, including expansion of a federal grant program to...

 2021-05-06 21:52 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Holdrege receives $3M in federal grant for business development...

The U. S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced today that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the city of Holdrege, Nebraska. The grant is to construct wat...

 2021-05-06 21:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Missouri River remains low headed into summer...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials may have to increase the amount of water released into the Missouri River over the next couple months to ensure there is enough water in the river for cities that rely on it for water and for barge traffic. The U. S. Arm...

 2021-05-06 20:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska moves toward creating school finance commission...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are moving ahead with a plan to create a special commission that would look at the way the state's public K-12 schools are funded. The measure advanced, 37-5, despite opposition from some lawmakers who see...

 2021-05-06 20:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers releases latest vaccination statistics, risk dial...

The Two Rivers Public Health Department reported on Thursday that the risk dial for the district decrease from the previous week. Additionally, the weekly updated reported that 41. 1 percent of individuals in the district are fully vaccinated. The decreas...

 2021-05-06 20:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Guide to the Good Life: Chevyland USA Auctioned off all of the Remaining Items...

Collections come in all sizes but it would be hard to find a bigger personal collection of motorized vehicles. Monte Hollertz owned Chevyland USA. For decades the museum was open along I-80 west of Kearney but now everything has to go. For this segment of...

 2021-05-06 20:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Road closed after construction worker hits gas line...

According to the Kearney Police Department, they were called to block off a road this afternoon after a construction worker hit a gas line. The incident occurred in the area of La Crosse Drive in Kearney Thursday afternoon. KPD was called off at approxima...

 2021-05-06 20:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Legislature debates packing plant worker protections...

When COVID struck last spring workers in the packing plants across Nebraska suddenly found themselves on the front line of the pandemic. Despite a short session last summer no legislative steps were taken to address their safety concerns and today demonst...

 2021-05-06 20:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Coalition fights to keep sex ed health standards out of Nebraska schools...

Opposition continues to mount against proposed health standards for Nebraska schools. On Thursday a pair of Kearney doctors said the state draft is less about health and more about politics. "Political ideology has no place in school," said Dr. Su...

 2021-05-06 19:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Deputies recover $570,000 after crash on Interstate 80...

According to the Seward County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a crash on Interstate 80 near mile marker 388 around 2 p. m. on Wednesday. Deputies said a minivan crashed into a bus that was transporting the Girls Lincoln Pius X Catholic High S...

 2021-05-06 19:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former Minden school board member charged with trespassing, disturbing the peace...

A former Minden Public Schools Board of Education member has been charged with second-degree trespassing/defying an order to leave and disturbing the peace. According to Kearney County Court records, Katie Sinsel, 42, was arraigned on the two misdemeanor ...

 2021-05-06 19:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha Public Schools say remote learning to end this year...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's largest school district will not offer strictly remote learning next school year. The Associated Press reports that Omaha Public Schools announced Wednesday that remote learning will end this month. Remote learning ...

 2021-05-06 19:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska advances virus protections for meatpacking workers...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to watered-down coronavirus protections for meatpacking workers, but the measure faces opposition even though many plants are already following the proposed requirements. Senators on ...

 2021-05-06 18:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Council on Alcohol & Addictions prepares to expand into new building...

The Central Nebraska Council on Alcohol & Addictions is preparing to expand into a new building and they're hoping Go Big Give will help in their mission. The non-profit will soon move from their 2nd Street location into the old Habitat Restore buildi...

 2021-05-06 18:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers shares tip to prevent Norovirus...

Its an illness that normally peaks between December and March in Nebraska, but health experts reported a surge last month. Susan Puckett from Two Rivers Public Health Department joined NTV News to talk about Norovirus. According to the Centers for Disease...

 2021-05-06 16:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Mental health practitioners stay busy at GISH Student Wellness Center...

The number of mental health insurance claims for teens roughly doubled last year due to the pandemic, that's according to a Fair Health Survey. Knowing the importance of readily available medical care for students since 1997, Grand Island Senior High&...

 2021-05-06 16:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

13-year-old boy cited, detained for sexual assault of GI middle school student...

A 13-year-old boy was cited and taken into custody following an alleged sexual assault at a Grand Island middle school last month. Capt. Jim Duering with the Grand Island Police Department (GIPD) said that on April 30, a separate student reported that a 1...

 2021-05-06 16:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska says small number of vaccinated people got COVID-19...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State health officials say a small number of Nebraskans who have been vaccinated for the coronavirus later developed COVID-19. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services said that 343 people have tested positive for COVI...

 2021-05-06 15:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Authorities are seeing an increase in counterfeit pills in Lincoln...

The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) said that the Lincoln Police Narcotics Unit is seeing an increased number of counterfeit pills on the streets of Lincoln. LPD Narcotics Investigators are recovering pills purported to be oxycodone, but are really Fentan...

 2021-05-06 14:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Some charges dismissed against York man accused of damaging property with stolen tractor...

A York man accused of causing damage to a park and yard with a stolen tractor has had some charges dismissed. According to York County Court records, on Wednesday, Keshawn Camacho, 23, had one charge of obstructing a peace office, two charges of criminal ...

 2021-05-06 14:55 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man lodged after setting fire to multiple prairie grass areas...

According to the Lincoln Police Department (LPD), a Lincoln Parks and Rec employee reported an individual setting grass on fire. The incident occurred on Wednesday, May 5, at approximately 3:10 p. m. at thewestern area of Pioneers Park. Upon arrival, LPD ...

 2021-05-06 13:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Go Big Give: GI Children's Museum raises funds for a space to call home...

They're on a mission to provide STEAM-based activities for children of all ages but they need funds and a space to do it. The Grand Island Children's Museum is still establishing themselves as a nonprofit and working to bring awareness to their mi...

 2021-05-06 13:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Give Hastings Day: Kenesaw nonprofit turning a church into a child care center...

Give Hastings Day impacts more than just the city of Hastings, but also surrounding communities like Kenesaw. The Kenesaw Child Care Coalition is a new nonprofit this year that is raising funds to renovate an old church into a child care center. "It r...

 2021-05-06 12:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

SHDHD confirms two more COVID-related deaths, brings toll to 90...

HASTINGS, Neb. — Two more COVID-related deaths have been confirmed by the South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD), bringing the death toll in the four-county district to 90. "We are sad to report these additional deaths of South Heart...

 2021-05-06 12:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, May 6, 2021...

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

 2021-05-06 12:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Ricketts approves student discipline tracking system...

LINCOLN, Neb. — A bill that requires tracking individual student discipline has been signed by Gov. Pete Ricketts. The bill, LB154 by Sen. Justin Wayne,requires the State board of Education to implement a statewide system for tracking individual stu...

 2021-05-06 11:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Ricketts approves firework expansion bill...

LINCOLN, Neb. — A bill that would change the definition of "consumer fireworks" has been approved by Gov. Pete Ricketts. LB152, from Sen. Julie Slama, expands the sale of fireworks in Nebraska to any device that meets federal requirements an...

 2021-05-06 03:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Restaurants celebrate Cinco De Mayo...

Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army's May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War, but it's also a big day for Mexican restaurants. After not being...

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