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 2021-04-28 12:32 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, April 28, 2021...

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

 2021-04-28 12:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

UNK selected to join First Scholars Network...

KEARNEY, Neb. —The University of Nebraska at Kearney was recently selected to join the First Scholars Network, an initiative of the Center for First-generation Student Success. "We are thrilled to be part of the First Scholars cohort. It's f...

 2021-04-28 12:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Veterans Promise Act gets second-round approval...

LINCOLN, Neb. —Lawmakers have given second-round approval to a measure that would give priority college admission to certain uniformed service members. LB669, from Omaha Senator Tony Vargas, would require Nebraska colleges and universities to accept...

 2021-04-28 11:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

24/7 Sobriety Program Act gets through second round of voting...

LINCOLN, Neb. — People awaiting trial for driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs could enroll in an alternative diversion program under a bill advanced by lawmakers through the second round of voting. LB271, introduced by Lincoln Sen...

 2021-04-28 03:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings woman urges people to donate blood after it saved her life and her son's life...

The Red Cross is encouraging people to donate blood now more than ever because less people have been donating blood during this pandemic. And Jasmine Johnson from Hastings said donating blood is more important than you may think as it saved one her life a...

 2021-04-28 03:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New proposal could change milk pricing system for dairy farmers...

The Nebraska State Dairy Association in partnership with other Midwestern dairy groups has announced a proposal that would increase revenue for producers in the industry. "They understand that processors need to be profitable," said Kris Bousquet,...

 2021-04-28 02:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Couple killed, baby survives crash in southwestern Nebraska...

A southwestern Nebraska couple has died in a two vehicle crash involving a semitrailer that left their 1-year-old baby hospitalized, authorities there said. The crash happened Friday in Cheyenne County, the Scottsbluff Star-Herald reported. Investigators ...

 2021-04-28 01:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Governor Ricketts reacts to Minden Board member being removed from position...

Just one day after the removal of a Minden school board member following a controversy surrounding a mask, the governor's office is reacting to what happened. In a written statement provided to NTV, the governor's spokesman Taylor Gage told NTV th...

 2021-04-28 00:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pace of virus vaccinations slows across Nebraska...

The pace of coronavirus vaccinations is slowing down across Nebraska as the state reported less than 100,000 shots were given in a week for the first time this month. State health officials said 93,284 doses of the vaccines were administered last week in ...

 2021-04-27 22:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nance County votes to oppose 30 x 30 climate agenda, USDA rejects land grab claims...

Opposition grows to Pres. Biden's climate change agenda as Nance County votes to oppose what some see as a "land grab", a claim the ag secretary rejects. The concern is that the White House is overstepping its bounds. "Oh my gosh, this is ...

 2021-04-27 21:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Inmate goes missing from Community Corrections Center - Lincoln...

An inmate is missing from the Community Corrections Center - Lincoln (CCC-L), according to a press release from the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS). Kentrell Hollins, 27, has gone missing after not returning from an overnight work assi...

 2021-04-27 21:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Collins Park playground in Kearney to close for renovations...

According to the City of Kearney, Collins Park will be closing for construction. The park will be closed from April 28 through mid-June, pending the construction of a new playground and splash pad. Any questions regarding the closure or new additions can ...

 2021-04-27 21:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 27, 2021...

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

 2021-04-27 21:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NE Extension: spring cleaning your pantry...

Spring is great time for cleaning out the kitchen and especially the pantry. How do you know if these foods are safe to keep? Cami Wells, MS, RD, from the Nebraska Extension Office has some tips. For more information, click here....

 2021-04-27 20:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Numerous amendments derail debate on LB432...

It started as a debate about taxes. At its core LB432 would revise Nebraska tax rates and reduce the corporate income tax which supporters hope will draw more businesses to the Cornhusker state. "They provide employment base, they provide capitol for ...

 2021-04-27 20:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska State Patrol investigating crash near Holdrege that left two dead...

The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) said it is investigating a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning near Holdrege that claimed the lives of both drivers. NSP Spokesman Cody Thomas told NTV News that the crash occurred at approximately 7:50 a. m. Tuesday on Highw...

 2021-04-27 18:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

First year FCCLA chapter makes themselves known at state with top finishes...

A FCCLA chapter was recently established at a local high school for the very first time, but being the new kids on the block didn't stop them from placing at state. All three Grand Island Senior High groups that made it to state placed. There were two...

 2021-04-27 16:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ravenna man died following Iowa crash...

A Ravenna man has died following a three-vehicle crash in Fremont County, Iowa, east of Nebraska City, Monday afternoon. According to an Iowa State Patrol crash report, Michael Cox, 47, of Ravenna, was driving a 2020 Chevy Silverado pickup eastbound on Hi...

 2021-04-27 16:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

South Carolina man charged with assault, DUI following rollover accident on I-80...

A South Carolina man faces multiple charges after the Nebraska State Patrol said he drove drunk and caused a rollover accident Sunday afternoon. Ryan Webster, 43, of North Augusta S. C. , is charged in Hall County Court with third-degree assault on a peac...

 2021-04-27 13:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Statewide farm-to-school program clears first round...

LINCOLN, Neb. — A program that would provide locally grown and minimally processed food to elementary and secondary school students has advanced in the legislature. The Farm-to-School Act,LB396, introduced by Sen. Tom Brandt of Plymouth,would requir...

 2021-04-27 12:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Tax incentives for nuclear energy firms advances...

LINCOLN, Neb. —Companies that build advanced nuclear reactors in Nebraska would be eligible for tax incentives under a bill that has been advanced by state lawmakers. Senators advanced L-B 84 from Senator Bruce Bostelman with a 36 to one vote. Under...

 2021-04-27 12:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, April 27, 2021...

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

 2021-04-27 12:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

DHHS: more than 93,000 COVID-19 doses administered last week...

LINCOLN, Neb. — More then 93,000 COVID-19 vaccine doseswere administered last week in Nebraska, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). More than 1,275,955 doses of the vaccine have been administered in total in Nebraska, Of...

 2021-04-27 12:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

SWNPHD reports 15 new COVID-19 cases...

MCCOOK, Neb. — The Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department(SWNPHD) has reported 15 new COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks, bringing their total to just over 3,800. Officials say they received 1,000 Moderna vaccine doses and 200 Johnson and Joh...

 2021-04-27 12:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Ricketts signs $9.7 billion budget...

LINCOLN, Neb. —Governor Ricketts has signed a new, 9. 7 billion dollar, two-year state budget into law. "The budget I have signed controls state spending and significantly increases direct property tax relief for the people of Nebraska," sai...

 2021-04-27 11:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska advances phaseout of Social Security income taxes...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —Nebraska has taken a big step toward phasing out taxes on Social Security income but lawmakers say they might limit the benefit for higher earners. Lawmakers gave initial approval, 47-0, to a bill that would eliminate the tax over ...

 2021-04-27 11:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New program connects third year students with alumni to build career readiness skills...

Making connections with people in your future career field is an important step for any college student according to Hastings College and to make that process easier, they recently created a program to assist with that. Networking helps get students estab...

 2021-04-27 03:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Minden school board votes to oust board member...

A Minden Public Schools Board of Education member is off the board following a controversy surrounding a face mask. At a special board meeting Monday night, the MPS board voted unanimously to approve a resolution to formally remove Katie Sinsel from the b...

 2021-04-27 02:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

SHDHD reports 30 cases in the past seven days; community positivity remains high...

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 30 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past seven days (April 18-24), bringing the cumulative number of cases in the four-county health district to 4,821. The new confirmed cases for th...

 2021-04-27 01:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska 2020 census results: state grows in US ranking for 1st time in 100 years...

The U. S. Census bureau released figures from the 2020 census. NATIONAL RESULTS. The population of the United States on April 1, 2020, was 331,449,281. The U. S. resident population represents the total number of people living in the 50 states and the Dis...

 2021-04-27 01:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Anti-Asian hate resolution sees opposition in Lincoln...

It was a symbolic message proposed to show support for Lincoln's Asian community but the attempt at inclusion apparently didn't set well with some Lincoln residents who testified that any steps to show solidarity without including everyone would b...

 2021-04-26 23:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

145.5 pounds of medications collected on Hastings' Drug Take Back Day...

According to the City of Hastings, The Hastings Police Department collected 145. 5 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs on the Drug EnforcementAdministration's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The drive, held April 24, was done to encourage ...

 2021-04-26 22:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha woman sentenced for role in theft, pursuit...

An Omaha woman has been sentenced to two years and three months in prison following a November 2020 theft and pursuit. According to Lancaster District Court Records, Valaria Hogan, 22, was sentenced to one year in prison on one count of operating a vehicl...

 2021-04-26 22:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln man sentenced to 42 to 63 years on sexual assault charges...

A Lincoln man has been sentenced to 42 to 63 years in prison on charges of sexual assault. According to Lancaster County District Court records, Titus Miller, 28, was sentenced Monday to 42 to 63 years in prison on one count of first-degree sexual assault...

 2021-04-26 22:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Million dollar housing grant will bring new homes to Aurora...

Home sales are surging and now several area communities are investing in new construction. Recently, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development announced more than $9 million in grants under the 2020 round of Nebraska's...

 2021-04-26 22:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

The American Red Cross asks for help as nation's blood supply depletes...

As the nation's blood supply continues to deplete, The American Red Cross is hoping to gather more donors to ramp up their supply and you can help. "I never dreamed that I would be on the side that I would need blood," said 40 year blood donor...

 2021-04-26 21:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GI family displaced following weekend fire...

A Grand Island family has been displaced following a fire Saturday afternoon. Grand Island Fire Battalion Chief Bryan Stutzman said crews responded to a report of kitchen fire in the 900 block of West Charles Street around 2:30 p. m. Saturday. Stutzman sa...

 2021-04-26 20:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

After cold spell Nebraska farmers get planters rolling...

Farmers are anxious to make up for lost time. It's a week or two later than many would like but the cold spell delayed planting across the state. All across Nebraska planters are now rolling with temps in the 80s. "We went from winter to spring to...

 2021-04-26 18:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 26, 2021...

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

 2021-04-26 18:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two arrested for stealing vehicle from GI apartment complex...

Two Grand Island men were arrested Friday morning after police say they stole a vehicle from an apartment parking lot. According to GIPD, a female reported her husband's vehicle, a 2009 Toyota Camry, was stolen from the parking lot of Continental Gard...

 2021-04-26 16:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Three additional suspects taken into custody for GI robbery...

Three additional suspects have been taken into custody and one is wanted in relation to a robbery early Friday morning. According to Grand Island Police, officers responded to a home on North Elm Street around 1:30 a. m. Friday after a 19-year-old male re...

 2021-04-26 16:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sasse and Smith honored for conservative voting record...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF), host of theConservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), is awarding two Nebraska lawmakers for their conservative voting record. Senator Ben Sasse and Congressman Adrian Smith ...

 2021-04-26 15:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Minden school board to consider resolution to remove member...

A Minden Public Schools Board of Education member may soon be off the board. According to the board meeting agenda, the board will host a special meeting at 7 p. m. Monday, April 26, at Minden High School to "consider, discuss and take action on" ...

 2021-04-26 14:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Red Cross sees loss of over 1 million blood donations due to pandemic...

More than 1 million blood donations have gone uncollected due to COVID-19, according to the American Red Cross. Josh Murray from the American Red Cross says you can still donate if you have received the COVID-19 vaccine, just make sure to report which sho...

 2021-04-26 14:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Tom Osborne to address UNL May graduates, returns to Memorial Stadium...

LINCOLN, Neb. — Tom Osborne will be back on familiar turf on Saturday, May 8, as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate commencement keynote speaker. The former Nebraska football coach, athletic director and congressman will deliver the ad...

 2021-04-26 12:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney Symphony Orchestra performing 'Love Stories Old and New'...

KEARNEY, Neb. — The Kearney Symphony Orchestra is preparing for their spring concert, with works by Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, and a world premiere by composer Anthony Donofrio. Orchestra Director Dr. Alison Gaines joins us with the details. Tuesday, Apri...

 2021-04-26 12:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, April 26, 2021...

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

 2021-04-25 23:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

LCC inmate dies at Lincoln hospital...

According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), Patrick Russell, 64, died Sunday morning at a Lincoln hospital. Russell's sentence began on February 3, 2017 and wasincarcerated at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC). NDCS said ...

 2021-04-25 23:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha man arrested after street racing...

According to the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), an Omaha man was arrested during an enforcement effort focused on exhibition speeding. NSP said the incident occurred on Saturday at approximately 11:45 p. m. when atrooper observed two vehicles street racing ...

 2021-04-25 22:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

LPD investigating fatal motorcycle crash...

The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Saturday at approximately 10 p. m. According to police the accident occurred on Highway 77 near Warlick Boulevard in southwest Lincoln. The Nebraska State Patro...

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