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 2021-04-20 13:20 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Iowa man gives police fake identity following car pursuit...

OMAHA, Neb. —An Iowa man now faces more charges after police say he gave a false name to law enforcement. Following a car pursuit in Omaha, the Nebraska State Patrol says 43-year-old Jeremy Binns provided a false identity throughout the process of a...

 2021-04-20 13:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local teacher receives "Friend of Autism" award after 13 years in special education...

"We've always known that Ronda is a great educator," that's what Cedar Hollow Principal had to say about Ronda Kruger after being recognized as a "Friend of Autism" by the Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network. Special educati...

 2021-04-20 12:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NCDHD COVID-19 walk-in vaccination clinics...

O'NEILL, Neb. —The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has clinic times available for walk-ins. These clinics will be dispensing the Moderna Vaccine. Tuesday, April 20, 11:00 a. m. - 5:30 a. m. ,Our Savior Lutheran Church - Plainvie...

 2021-04-20 12:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, April 20, 2021...

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

 2021-04-20 11:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Stolley Park Kids Kingdom Playground closed for updates...

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — The Stolley Park Kids Kingdom Playground and picnic shelter area will be closed Tuesday through Thursday this week, April 20-22, for safety while construction crews will be making updates to the Stolley concession building. The ...

 2021-04-20 11:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Dawson County earns 100 percent in alcohol compliance checks...

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — Out of 16 total business that had alcohol inspections on April 15, 2021, in Dawson County, none sold alcohol to a minor, according to the Nebraska State Patrol. The businesses included liquor stores, grocery stores, convenience ...

 2021-04-20 02:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Probation officers, organizations offer help for road to recovery...

It's the third leading preventable cause of death in the U. S, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and is a problem many struggle with silently. However as many speak up about their problems, they learn just how many re...

 2021-04-20 01:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

LPD concludes 'Red Light/Distracted Driving' project...

For the second consecutive year, the Lincoln Police Department conducted its "Red Light/Distracted Driving" Traffic Enforcement Project throughout the first two weeks of April. LPD stationed additional officers at high accident intersections, such...

 2021-04-20 01:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

City of Hastings asks for feedback regarding improvement projects...

The City of Hastings is asking for feedback aboutimprovement projects that have been proposed to the city. It's part of theTransportation and Parking Master Plan. An interactive tool can be used to submit your feedback:www. cityofhastings. org/tpmp. D...

 2021-04-20 00:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Over 500,000 Nebraskans complete COVID-19 vaccination...

With over539,061 Nebraskans completing COVID-19 vaccination, 36. 3% of residents 16 years and older are now vaccinated, as of Sunday. According to theNebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), this number was helped by more than 211,057 COVI...

 2021-04-19 23:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Growing opportunities for Nebraska dairy...

They're not raising poultry but dairy farmers do face a chicken and egg question. What comes first -- more dairy farms or more dairy plants? It's an issue for dairy producers like Mike Guenther. Milk from his farm has to be hauled about an hour an...

 2021-04-19 22:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local health departments COVID-19 update, April 19...

Central District Health Department. The Central District Health Department reports two additional deaths. The health district also reports the first case of P. 1 (Japan/Brazil) variant and the second case ofB. 1. 429 (US/California) variant. Since the pan...

 2021-04-19 22:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local health departments COVID-19 update, April 19...

Central District Health Department. The Central District Health Department reports two additional deaths. The health district also reports the first case of P. 1 (Japan/Brazil) variant and the second case ofB. 1. 429 (US/California) variant. Since the pan...

 2021-04-19 22:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln man arrested for Sexual Assault of a Minor...

A Lincoln man has been arrested following an investigation into a reported sexual assault of a minor. According to the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), they were notified by Homeland Security investigators of a sexual assault that occurred in 2020. On April 1...

 2021-04-19 20:51 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Event showcasing students' work open through next week at UNK...

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is hosting their "Spring 2021 BFA Studio Senior Project Exhibition. " It's Department of Art and Design show will be featuring the work of Cody Mueller, Larisa Spencer and Angelica Tapia. The show is open ...

 2021-04-19 20:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Governor Ricketts Proclaims it Rodeo Week in Nebraska...

The Governor of Nebraska saddled up this morning to show his support for the sport of Rodeo with a proclamation naming this week Rodeo Week in the cornhusker state. Turning in his suit and tie for a saddle and some spurs Governor Pete Ricketts hit the dus...

 2021-04-19 20:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Governor Ricketts proclaims Rodeo Week in Nebraska...

The Governor of Nebraska saddled up Monday morning to show his support for the sport of rodeo with a proclamation naming this week Rodeo Week in the Cornhusker state. Turning in his suit and tie for a saddle and some spurs, Governor Pete Ricketts hit the ...

 2021-04-19 20:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln police: Teen found with stolen gun punched officer...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police in Lincoln say a 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer and other counts after he was accused of having a stolen handgun and punching an officer several times in the face as he was b...

 2021-04-19 19:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

FBLA State Conference goes virtual...

Some Kearney High Future Business Leaders of America are adapting to the "new normal" as they attend state leadership conferences on a virtual platform. Inside of the Scott D. Morris Institute Wednesday, students sat in front of their computers wh...

 2021-04-19 18:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Tyson Foods donates 38,000 pounds of chicken strips...

LEXINGTON, Neb. — A donation of 38,000 pounds of fully cooked crispy chicken strips by Tyson Foods in Lexington was given to theLexington Community Foundation. This protein will be distributed along with other nutritious food options to those who ne...

 2021-04-19 18:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 19, 2021...

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

 2021-04-19 16:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two events collaborating to form "Kool" Rodeo Weekend...

HASTINGS, Neb. — Two big events in the community of Hastings are collaborating for a "Kool" Rodeo Weekend, according to the Oregon Trail Rodeo. The Oregon Trail Rodeo and Kool-Aid Days will share the Adams County Fairgrounds the weekend of A...

 2021-04-19 13:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man arrested for possession of Xanax bars, marijuana...

A Grand Island man is in jail after Grand Island Police said they found Xanax bars and other drugs in his vehicle. According to GIPD, Jimi Cervantes, 40, of Grand Island, was parked inside a vehicle on Bellwood Drive in south Grand Island when police obse...

 2021-04-19 13:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man arrested for possession of Xanax bars, marijuana...

A Grand Island man is in jail after Grand Island Police said they found Xanax bars and other drugs in his vehicle. According to GIPD, Jimi Cervantes, 40, of Grand Island, was parked inside a vehicle on Bellwood Drive in south Grand Island when police obse...

 2021-04-19 13:12 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hall County "U Drive. U Text. U Pay" citation numbers...

HALL COUNTY, Neb. — The Hall County Sheriff's Department joined law enforcement agencies nationwide April 8-12, 2021, as part of the ""U Drive. U Text. U Pay" effort. A $2,000 grant was awarded earlier this year to theHall County She...

 2021-04-19 12:52 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bringing art outside of the museum...

Museums are increasingly turning to technology to make their art accessible to new audiences and tell stories in all new ways. Augmented reality is fast becoming the most powerful way to connect to museum going audiences who have grown up in a digital wor...

 2021-04-19 12:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Passion and future motivates GISH students to host much needed blood drive...

Across the country, more than one million blood donations have gone uncollected due to COVID-19 according to the American Red Cross. Account Manager Jeremy Aupperlee said this past year has been difficult with many schools and universities across the coun...

 2021-04-19 12:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, April 19, 2021...

LINCOLN, Neb. — Alex Voichoskie with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines....

 2021-04-19 11:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Road work resumes on N-68, north of Ravenna...

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Work will resume on N-68, north of Ravenna, on April 19 weather permitting, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Work includes concrete pavement repair, asphalt overlay, earth shoulder, and permanent pavement ...

 2021-04-19 10:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NCDHD announces 6,000-person vaccination clinic...

O'NEILL, Neb. — The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, FEMA, and Rosebud Indian Health Service are partnering together to provide a 6,000-person vaccination clinic, according to The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD). The two-day clinic will be ...

 2021-04-19 10:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Early morning structure fire in Clay Center...

CLAY CENTER, Neb. — An active structure fire in the 300 block of Clay Ave. in Clay Center was reported at 12:02 a. m. Monday morning, according to the Clay County Emergency Operations Department. The 74-year-old male and female owners of the home an...

 2021-04-19 03:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Groomers work with Nebraska Humane Society to save dog owner's life...

Employees at one local Petsmart were concerned when a man didn't pick up his pup after a grooming appointment. They followed their instincts and wound up saving the man's life. The man had been getting his dog Lola groomed there since 2014 and he ...

 2021-04-18 19:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Teen accused, arrested in Westroads mall shooting death...

Omaha police say a 16-year-old-boy is in custody, accused of shooting and killing a man at Westroads mall Saturday. Police took Makhi Woolridge-Jones into custody Sunday morning shortly after issuing a warrant for his arrest. Investigators say Makhi Woolr...

 2021-04-17 21:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Inmate missing from Community Corrections Center...

An inmate is missing from theCommunity Corrections Center Lincoln (CCC-L). According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS),John Mays did not return to the facility Saturday morning following his shift at work. Staff members found his ...

 2021-04-17 20:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska unemployment rate hits 2.9%, tied for lowest in US...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate in March dropped to 2. 9%, tying the state for the lowest rate in the country. The Nebraska Department of Labor reported Friday that the rate was down from 3. 1% in February and marked a 0. 2% de...

 2021-04-17 20:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

1 wounded in Omaha mall shooting that sends shoppers running...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Shots rang out Saturday in an Omaha mall, leaving a 21-year-old man critically wounded and sending shoppers running for cover. Omaha police Officer Joe Nickerson said the suspects were believed to have fled the scene, though offic...

 2021-04-17 00:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Nebraska towns outlaw abortion...

Hayes Center and Blue Hill join over 20 other towns in the state of Texas to pass an ordinance like this as part of Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn. For both towns in Nebraska, it will be a 500 dollar fine if you break this law. Village Chair of Hayes Cen...

 2021-04-16 23:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

United Way of the Kearney Area celebrates a $20,000 donation from Eaton Corp....

United Way of the Kearney Area announced today that it received a donation for $20,000 from Eaton Corporation which will be used to support the 21 Partner Agency Programs of United Way of the Kearney Area. Several local Eaton employees attended the check ...

 2021-04-16 23:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Missing inmate found...

An inmate who went missing from the Community Corrections Center Lincoln (CCC-L) on April 15, 2021 was located by officers with the Lincoln Police Department. Officers responded to a call from a citizen and found Dawnisha Leroy #392245 just after 2:00 p. ...

 2021-04-16 22:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Upcoming Pfizer vaccination clinics in Kearney...

Two Rivers Public Health Department will be holding multiple COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the district over the coming weeks. These clinics will feature the Pfizer vaccine. Appointments must be made for these clinics by registering at vaccinate. ne. go...

 2021-04-16 22:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings fly-in and air show set for June 19th-20th...

The Hastings Municipal Airport and community sponsors are hoping to combine history and family entertainment with a fly-in and air show on Father's Day weekend. The Nebraska State Fly-In and Air Show event will be held from June 19-20 and has a free-w...

 2021-04-16 21:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Device drive: collecting old tech to refurbish and rehome...

The Buffalo County Community Response Team and Motherboard are teaming up for a devise drive in Kearney. They are collecting old computers, laptops and tablets. They are wiping them clean, refurbishing them, then giving the items to those in need of techn...

 2021-04-16 21:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln welcomes Air Force's 55th Wing during Offutt construction...

With construction continuing on the runways at Offutt Air Force Base the Air Force's 55th Wing has moved west to Lincoln Airport temporarily and today the 155th Air National Guard officially welcomed their air force counterparts. Not the first time th...

 2021-04-16 20:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Face of the franchise: Wanek leads history making all-female state FFA team...

A llama loving, speech giving, music making teen makes history as the president of Nebraska FFA's first all-female leadership team. It's been a whirlwind week for Ellie Wanek as she achieved her dream to be named state president of Nebraska FFA. &...

 2021-04-16 20:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Guide to the Good Life: Check out this Coca-Cola Collection...

From stamps to records, comic books to Santas... people collect all sorts of different things. But have you heard of a collection based totally on a soft drink? For this segment of Guide to the Good Life reporter Brian Gnuse heads to the unofficial Coca-C...

 2021-04-16 19:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NTV Skywatch Drone: West of Overton with a CHS Fertilizer Spreader...

The folks at CHS Holdrege let us tag along with our NTV Skywatch Drone for some of their spring work. On this day they were applying dry fertilizer on some fields west of Overton. This spring they have visited thousands of acres of farm ground across Nort...

 2021-04-16 18:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Putting off COVID care could have an adverse effect...

With 166 active COVID-19 hospitalizations, the concern for overwhelming the system is much lower than it was in November and December of last year. But COVID positive people who didn't need immediate care at that time could have hurt themselves in the...

 2021-04-16 18:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

DHHS: South Africa COVID-19 variant in Nebraska...

LINCOLN, Neb. — The South Africa variant of COVID-19, known as B. 1. 351 has arrived in the state, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) andNebraska Public Health Lab (NPHL). The initial case has been identified as a Lancas...

 2021-04-16 18:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 16, 2021...

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

 2021-04-16 16:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Dawson Public Power experiencing outages due to snow...

LEXINGTON, Neb. — Outages to homes, irrigation wells and water for pastures have been occurring due to the snow Friday morning, according to the Dawson Public Power District. "That snow comes off and it has a spring reaction. It bounces up into ...

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