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 2021-09-26 01:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

For some, Nebraska's Junk Jaunt means more than just buying and selling items...

For 18 years, Nebraska's Junk Jaunt has been allowing people from all over the country to come to the state and buy from local vendors and businesses. This year, the 350 mile-long garage sale had over 500 vendors participating across 35 Nebraska towns...

 2021-09-26 00:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

"Challenge Show" at Aksarben Stock Show prepares kids for the future...

Fourteen year old Mason Janda is one of 10 finalists in this year's pig Challenge Show. Janda said that qualification required more than just excellent care of his animal. "You keep a record book such as all the feed and what not, that you are giv...

 2021-09-25 22:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska billionaire, philanthropist Walter Scott dies at 90...

Nebraska billionaire Walter Scott has died at the age of 90. The Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation that Scott founded said Scott died Saturday. The foundation did not mention a cause of death. Scott was the past top executive of Peter Kiewit Sons Inc. c...

 2021-09-25 22:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska billionaire, philanthropist Walter Scott dies at 90...

Billionaire Walter Scott, the past top executive of Peter Kiewit Sons Inc. construction firm who helped oversee Warren Buffett's conglomerate and donated to various causes, particularly construction projects around Omaha, has died. He was 90. The Suza...

 2021-09-25 20:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Consultant sues Nebraska Republican candidate for governor...

A political consulting firm is suing Nebraska Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster over what it says are $37,500 in unpaid fees and a wrongful contract termination. The Omaha World-Herald reports that EZ Politix says in its lawsuit that the...

 2021-09-25 20:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska drug deaths traced to state patrol evidence locker...

Authorities have announced the arrests of two people after an investigation into a spate of drug overdose deaths in the Lincoln area was traced back to fentanyl-laced cocaine stolen from a Nebraska State Patrol evidence locker. Lincoln police and the patr...

 2021-09-25 20:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sexual assault cases spur protests on campuses across US...

Reported sexual assaults have sparked large protests on college campuses in at least seven states just weeks into the new school year, which advocates say reflects both a greater vulnerability among students who spent last school year learning remotely an...

 2021-09-25 20:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska advances new congressional map that could help GOP...

Nebraska lawmakers advanced new congressional boundaries Friday that could make it harder for Democratic presidential hopefuls to pick up one of the state's five Electoral College votes, as they've done twice since 2008. Nearly all Republicans in ...

 2021-09-25 20:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska police officer charged with child sexual assault...

A Nebraska police officer has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child. Sean Vilmont turned himself in Friday and was jailed on three counts of third-degree child sexual assault. The 51-year-old Fremont, Nebraska resident had been on adm...

 2021-09-25 04:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Superintendent Ron Hanson retiring after nearly four decades in public education...

After 38 years of work in public education, superintendent Ron Hanson announced he is retiring. Hanson has worked at North Platte Public Schools for the last seven years and said the timing is right to retire. He also said that the best part of his job is...

 2021-09-25 00:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Lexington elementary schools now have inclusive and adaptive playgrounds...

After two years of raising funds, the Lexington Public Schools hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies on Friday, for adaptive playgrounds at two of their elementary schools. The Sandoz and Morton elementary schools now have playgrounds that provide more accessi...

 2021-09-24 23:43 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island Library dedicates crane sculpture...

A new work of art has taken flight at the Grand Island Public Library. On Friday the library dedicated a sculpture by Grand Island native Gary Staab depicting Sandhill Cranes. The sculpture is known as "New Heights" thanks naming contest winner No...

 2021-09-24 22:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kenesaw United Child Care Center opened its doors as their phase 1 project is complete...

The town of Kenesaw and its surrounding communities now have a childcare facility thanks to the non-profit, Kenesaw United Child Care Coalition. The coalition completed the phase 1 of their project, which meant renovating an area of what used to be a chur...

 2021-09-24 22:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney High Marching Band prepares for Harvest of Harmony Parade...

Bands all across the Tri-Cities are getting ready for the Harvest of Harmony Parade and members in the Kearney High School Band said they're excited to see their hard work pay off. Director Nathan Lefeber said they're eager to compete after a year...

 2021-09-24 20:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Done gives GIPD's everyday heroes superhuman abilities...

Up, up, and away everyday heroes in uniform now have superhuman vision and the ability to fly. "We've been out 16, 17 times," said Investigator Bryce Collamore. He mans the controls of the new Grand Island Police Department drone. He's FAA...

 2021-09-24 20:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Legislature approves redistricting bill setting congressional boundaries...

The Nebraska Legislature has approved a redistricting bill setting the boundaries of congressional districts. The bill was approved on a 38-10 vote. State Senator Lou Ann Linehan, chair of the redistricting committee, said the approved, revised map keeps ...

 2021-09-24 19:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Train vs car crash leaves Kearney teen with non-life threatening injuries...

A car driven by a Kearney teen collided with a train Wednesday morning, leaving her with non-life threatening injuries. The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) reported that at approximately 7:45 a. m. Wednesday, a 17-year-old Kearney female drivin...

 2021-09-24 18:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former Nebraska State Patrol employee, boyfriend arrested for stolen drugs from evidence...

A former Nebraska State Patrol employee and her boyfriend have been arrested after the former allegedly stole drugs from an evidence room. Anna Idigima, 36, and George Weaver Jr. , 36, were arrested Thursday for conspiracy to deliver more than 140 grams o...

 2021-09-24 18:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, September 24, 2021...

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

 2021-09-24 17:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Arrest warrant issued for man following assault in Alda...

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man after he allegedly assaulted a woman and threatened to shoot her at an Alda residence. James Timmerman, 36, of Alda, is wanted on charges of terroristic threats, use of a weapon to commit a felony, third-degree ...

 2021-09-24 16:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

North Platte Police identify woman found dead in home last weekend...

North Platte Police (NPPD) have identified the woman found dead inside a home last weekend. Police identified the woman as 23-year-old Gabrielle Jurgens. NORTH PLATTE POLICE INVESTIGATING DEATHAccording to NPPD, at 1 p. m. , officers responded to the 1800...

 2021-09-24 16:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Adams County...

More mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile in Adams County. The South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) said this is the third report of West Nile-positive mosquitoes in the county this season. MOSQUITOES IN ADAMS COUNTY TEST POSITIVE F...

 2021-09-24 16:12 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Keeping You Healthy: keep your vision in check...

As we age, it's normal to notice changes in our vision including losing the ability to see up close, having trouble distinguishing colors and needing more time to adjust. But some of these problems are preventable. Dr. Kyle Craw at Kearney Eye Institu...

 2021-09-24 15:52 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man arrested for assaulting officers, resisting arrest...

A man is in jail after Grand Island Police said he assaulted an officer while resisting arrest for domestic assault Thursday. Lucas Randall, 41, was arrested for assault on a peace officer, attempted assault on a peace officer, third-degree domestic assau...

 2021-09-24 15:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

ZooZeum in Kearney closes its doors for good, sparking membership questions...

About two and a half years after opening, the ZooZeum in Kearney has permanently closed its doors. The live animal museum posted the update on their Facebook page. They said the ZooZeum is operated by the non profit, Nebraska Wildlife Encounters (NWE), an...

 2021-09-24 13:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet of the Week: Cosmo...

Meet Cosmo! "Hi, I'm Cosmo! I'm a very energetic guy here at the Kearney Area Animal Shelter (KAAS) and I'd love to find a home that meets my energy needs. I'm only a year and a half old, so I'll need plenty of training; but I'...

 2021-09-24 13:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Friends of Law Enforcement fundraiser geared towards next generation of leaders...

An event that's never happened before will soon take place in Kearney. Kearney Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Derek Rusher joined us to talk about a fundraiser geared towards the next generation of leaders. Rush said the event will contribute a...

 2021-09-24 12:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, September 24, 2021...

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines:- EPA Proposing Cuts To Biofuel Blending Requirements- Nebraska Distillery Awarded By American Craft Spirits Association- Nebraska vs Michigan in Agriculture Production....

 2021-09-24 11:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Prison staffer headbutted by inmate, treated for injuries...

A staff member at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) was assaulted by an inmate on Thursday. State prison officials said the the staffer wasunexpectedly headbutted by the inmate, resulting in an injury to his nose. The injured staff member...

 2021-09-24 10:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Early mornings and countless hours of practice, Hastings band motivated for HOH Parade...

The elaborate performances of marching bands at the Harvest of Harmony Parade don't just happen, they are the result of countless practice days. The band meets for over an hour every day before classes. "They are very dedicated, they are passionat...

 2021-09-23 23:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sexual assault survivors group defrauded of around $10,000...

Lincoln police are investigating after an organization that supports survivors of sexual assault was defrauded out of more than $10,000. The organizers of the "kNOw More" campaign reported the fraud to police on Wednesday. The group raised $10,960...

 2021-09-23 22:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

System can be saved but Ben Nelson says senate on life support...

"I think it's on life support but it can die. " The beating heart of American democracy is fading, so says McCook's own Ben Nelson as the retired senator says extremism is tearing apart our institutions. NTV sat down with the senator via Z...

 2021-09-23 21:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Restarted Nebraska hospital transfer system sees complaints...

Health care officials are lodging complaints about a reopened transfer center intended to help Nebraska hospitals find places to send patients who need additional care as COVID-19 cases have surged in recent weeks. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that of...

 2021-09-23 21:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Restarted Nebraska hospital transfer system sees complaints...

Health care officials are lodging complaints about a reopened transfer center intended to help Nebraska hospitals find places to send patients who need additional care as COVID-19 cases have surged in recent weeks. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that of...

 2021-09-23 21:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney man sentenced for stealing vehicle, high-speed chase...

A Kearney man has been sentenced to six and a half months in jail for stealing a vehicle and leading Kearney Police on a high-speed chase. KEARNEY MAN ARRESTED FOR CHASE, CRASHING VEHICLE INTO FENCEDavid Whiteface, 25, was sentenced to six months in jail ...

 2021-09-23 20:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NSP: Washington woman and 17-year-old arrested for possessing over 500 ecstasy pills...

A 23-year-old and a 17-year-old have been arrested after police say they were found with a variety of drugs in their vehicle. According to the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), on Sept. 22, a trooper saw a Volkswagen Jetta speeding on I-80 around mile marker 6...

 2021-09-23 20:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln man sentenced for April robbery...

A Lincoln man has been sentenced to three to five years in prison for robbing a convenience store earlier this year. LINCOLN MAN CHARGED FOLLOWING SUNDAY ROBBERY AT FORT KEARNY TRADING POSTJeremy Anderson, 22, received the sentence in Buffalo County Distr...

 2021-09-23 20:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Beaver Crossing man arrested after crashing motorcycle, dropping meth...

A Beaver Crossing man has been arrested after police found meth near him when he crashed his motorcycle. According to the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), on Sept. 22 around 8:30 p. m. , troopers responded to a single motorcycle crash at the intersection of H...

 2021-09-23 19:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln receives $2.2 million dollar grant to assist homeless youths...

The City of Lincoln announced today that it was the recipient of a multi-million dollar grant that will be used to fund city programs assisting youths affected by homelessness. According to a study conducted by the UNL Center on Children, Families, and th...

 2021-09-23 19:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers: Warning signs of suicide...

September is Suicide Prevention Month. What can you do to help someone who may be on the verge of suicide? What are the signs? To learn more, we spoke to Two River Public Health Department's Community Health NurseRosa Pion. If you or someone you know ...

 2021-09-23 18:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, September 23, 2021...

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

 2021-09-23 18:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hall County Sheriff's Office investigating report of armed suspect at hospital...

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a possible armed person at Grand Island Regional Medical Center Thursday morning. In a tweet, the Grand Island Police Department said the report was received around 11:30 a. m. In response,...

 2021-09-23 18:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sheriff's Office releases Roca Berry assault footage in hopes of identifying suspects...

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office has released video footage of an incident last weekend at Roca Berry Farms. In a released Snapchat video, a juvenile is seen punching and kicking another juvenile that is on the ground. A boy, who is standing near...

 2021-09-23 17:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Watchdog: End privatization of Nebraska child services...

A public watchdog of Nebraska's child welfare services is recommending that state officials end their practice of having a private contractor manage cases in the Omaha area. The Office of Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare made the suggestion...

 2021-09-23 16:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man arrested for breaking into cars near state Capitol...

A man is in jail after reportedly breaking into cars in a parking lot near the state Capitol. Jonathan Pleines, 28, was arrested for possession of burglar's tools, theft by unlawful taking taking, two counts of criminal mischief, two counts of enterin...

 2021-09-23 16:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney street closed Friday for Downtown Shakedown event...

The City of Kearney said they'll be closing 24th Street from Central Avenue to A Avenue for the Downtown Shakedown event on Friday. The closure will take place from 4 p. m. until 10 p. m. The Show and Shine is from 5 p. m. to 9 p. m. , with the outsid...

 2021-09-23 16:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Medicaid expansion changes begin October 1...

All Nebraskans covered by Medicaid will receive full Medicaid benefits automatically, starting October 1. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) said full Medicaid benefits includes dental, vision and over-the-counter medications as a...

 2021-09-23 15:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Multi-vehicle crash on I-80 east of Aurora...

UPDATE SEPT. 23, 2021 10:20 AM: Nebraska 511 said I-80 westbound is now open after a multi-vehicle crash Thursday morning. ORIGINAL STORY, SEPT. 23. 2021 10:12 AM: Interstate 80 is closed in both directions between the Bradshaw and Hampton exits due to a ...

 2021-09-23 14:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers raises risk dial to 'pandemic' level...

The Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) has updated the risk dial into the red "Pandemic" level. This is an increase from the previous week, where the dial was in the orange "Elevated" level. TRPHD said 316 cases of COVID-19 were r...

 2021-09-23 12:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Melinda's Garden Moment: Overwintering Mandevillas Dipladenias...

Gardeners love to save plants from year to year. The frost sensitive mandevilla (Dipladenia) is at the top of many gardeners' list. Check for insects and quarantine your plant for a few days, better yet weeks, before adding it to your indoor garden. T...

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