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 2021-12-08 03:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

3 horses shot by unknown shooter, family looking for answers...

On Nov. 23, Shaley Miller and her two kids came to move their family horses from a pasture, just off of Highway 2, home for the winter. However, when they arrived she said they made a shocking and disturbing discovery. "It was pretty traumatic," s...

 2021-12-07 22:12 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farm Bureau honors young leaders Atwater, Revels...

They both learned to be ag leaders through FFA, serving as state officers, and now Lance Atwater and Brady Revels are honored as young ag leaders making a difference in Nebraska. Atwater was a state FFA officer in Nebraska and Revels in Florida and both a...

 2021-12-07 21:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska farmers could benefit from carbon markets but details vague...

Farmers could be part of the solution to climate change and carbon may be a new cash crop. Honored as a young farmer guiding the industry forward, Lance Atwater embraces new solutions. "As a farmer we continue to be innovative in how we grow food,"...

 2021-12-07 20:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Extension: impact of dry conditions...

It's been a dry few months in Nebraska, and that maybe impacting everything from your lawn to crops. Ron Seymour with Nebraska Extension joined us with more....

 2021-12-07 19:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Children's Hospital, Department of Education launch COVID vaccine campaign...

More than 80,000 children and teens have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Nebraska, according to Children's Hospital and Medical Center. A new partnership announced today hopes to increase this number. At a news conference Tuesday, Children's, ...

 2021-12-07 14:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Beatrice man pleads no contest to charges in fatal shooting...

A Beatrice man has pleaded no contest to felony counts in the fatal shooting of a man outside his home last December. Brandon Long, 26, entered pleas Monday to counts of making terroristic threats and being a felon in possession of a deadly weapon, the Be...

 2021-12-07 13:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

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

We have a special report from Bryce Doeschot with KRVN at the Nebraska Ag Expo:Comments from Tom Junge, Show Manager with the Nebraska Ag Expo....

 2021-12-07 13:36 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

North Platte City Council to consider new beef plant...

A new beef plant will be on the agenda for the North Platte City Council Tuesday night. They will consider the Planning Commission's recommendation to approve the redevelopment plan for Sustainable Beef, LLC. The project has the backing of the Nebrask...

 2021-12-07 12:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Crossroads provides place to call home during the holidays, new housing project underway...

After battling addiction, John Daniels found himself at a standstill not knowing where to turn to. "I've been to other places where they just kind of slept you off a little bit, you know, you're just there. " Finding himself alone for the ...

 2021-12-07 12:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Wags' Wacky Finds: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups...

NTV's Good Morning Nebraska started a new segment on Tuesday. Assistant News Director Chris Wagner (or Wags, as we call him) likes to bring in some very interesting snacks for the newsroom to try. He'll be on the hunt for some unique things the GM...

 2021-12-07 12:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Wags' Wacky Finds: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups...

NTV's Good Morning Nebraska started a new segment on Tuesday. Assistant News Director Chris Wagner (or Wags, as we call him) likes to bring in some very interesting snacks for the newsroom to try. He'll be on the hunt for some unique things the GM...

 2021-12-07 11:51 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

National Safe Toys and Gifts Month: tips to keep kids safe this holiday season...

More than 217,000 children are treated in emergency rooms annually for toy-related injuries, either because of the toy itself or due to the mishandling of it. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) said according to a report by the Co...

 2021-12-07 10:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lower Loup NRD launches photo contest...

"If a picture is worth a thousand words, the stories to be told through beautiful photos taken within the Lower Loup Natural Resources District are endless. " Alan Bartels with Lower Loup NRD joined us about the photo contest they are launching. T...

 2021-12-07 00:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Leaders of Nebraska's largest farm group optimistic about growing and thriving...

Growing agriculture grows Nebraska and as the year comes to a close, farmers have good reason to be optimistic. "We want Nebraska to grow and thrive," Nebraska Farm Bureau President Mark McHargue said as he made his annual address. He exhorted mem...

 2021-12-06 23:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

State testing shows gaps in learning between in-person, remote learners...

The COVID pandemic managed to affect just about every part of our lives and education was one of the things hit hardest. Despite the new challenges, Nebraska students managed to keep performing better than most of their peers and the numbers show the best...

 2021-12-06 20:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Union Pacific railroad works to cut its carbon emissions...

Union Pacific railroad plans to expand its use of renewable fuels and explore using battery-powered locomotives in the coming years to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said Monday that it plans to cut its emissions ...

 2021-12-06 20:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska State Treasurer John Murante to seek re-election...

Nebraska State Treasurer John Murante announced Monday that he will seek re-election for a second four-year term. Murante, a Republican, was first elected treasurer in 2018 while serving as a state lawmaker from Gretna. "Everyday I'm honored to wo...

 2021-12-06 20:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Mexico man sentenced to federal prison for Dawson County drug bust...

A Mexican man has been sentenced to four years in federal prison following a February traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Dawson County. Octavio Padilla-Garcia, 35, of Jalisco, Mexico, was sentenced Friday on one count of possessing with intent to distribute...

 2021-12-06 19:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney man faces charges related to trailer court shooting...

A Kearney man has been charged in relation to an August trailer court shooting. KPD INVESTIGATING SHOOTING AT EAST LAWN TRAILER COURT IN KEARNEY. According to Buffalo County Court records, Trevon Weindorff, 22, is charged in Buffalo County Court with atte...

 2021-12-06 17:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska's price at the pump drops, still lower than national average...

Drivers are seeing a drop at the pump. GasBuddy said Nebraska gas prices have fallen 5. 4 cents per gallon in the past week. That brings the average cost to $3. 16 per gallon. That's 1. 8 per gallon lower than a month ago, but still a $1. 09 higher th...

 2021-12-06 17:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sherman County man sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting teen girl...

A Sherman County man has been sentenced to 34 to 44 years in prison on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. SHERMAN COUNTY MAN FACING SEXUAL ASSAULT, INCEST, CHILD ABUSE CHARGESThe man was sentenced to 30 to 40 years in prison for first-degr...

 2021-12-06 16:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Illinois man facing drug, firearm charges after I-80 traffic stop...

An Illinois man faces charges after the Nebraska State Patrol found multiple drugs and a loaded handgun in his vehicle during a traffic stop on Interstate 80....

 2021-12-06 14:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local doctors encourage vaccines to reduce COVID complications...

As vaccination opens up to elementary school kids and boosters become available to all, local doctors emphasize the shots are safe and effective and preventing serious illness. "Right now for the COVID situation, the booster shots are available anyone...

 2021-12-06 13:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

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

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines:- NCBA fights for definitive labels on lab-grown meat- Fischer calls for assistance for livestock producers affected by drought- Nebraska Cattlemen industry service award and hall of fame recipi...

 2021-12-06 12:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Vital Signs: A new device hoping to detect breast cancer earlier and faster...

A new device is hoping to ease the fear that some women may have when getting a mammogram. "Eighty percent of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of breast cancer," said Dr. Shellie Faris, a general surgeon in Central...

 2021-12-06 12:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Vital Signs: A new device hoping to detect breast cancer earlier and faster...

A new device is hoping to ease the fear that some women may have when getting a mammogram. "Eighty percent of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of breast cancer," said Dr. Shellie Faris, a general surgeon in Central...

 2021-12-06 12:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet Doc: Cranial cruciate ligament disease, Stella's road to recovery...

Similar to humans, dogs can have their own version of an ACL injury. The terminology between humans and dogs is a little different but the ligament that's impacted performs the same function of stabilizing the knee. We as humans have anterior and post...

 2021-12-06 03:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kellogg's workers voted Sunday on newest contract, will receive answer Tuesday...

OMAHA, Neb. (FOX 42 KPTM) — Exactly two months ago Sunday, Kellogg's workers took to the streets to protest what they called an unfair contract from Kellogg's. On Sunday, they voted on a new contract that was brought forward earlier this wee...

 2021-12-06 02:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Agriculture forum shows where gubernatorial candidates stand...

Six Republicangubernatorial candidates participated in theAgriculture and Rural Issues Forum hosted byNebraska Farm Bureau on Sunday. The candidates taking the stage wereMichael Connely, Charles W. Herbster, Sen. Brett Lindstrom, Jim Pillen, Breland Riden...

 2021-12-06 01:55 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Tri Valley Health offers help to community of Arapahoe as nursing home closure approaches...

The Tri Valley Health System is about 20 minutes west of the city of Arapahoe, in Cambridge. Although CEO Jessica Fisher was surprised by the announcement of the closure of the Good Samaritan Society facility, she hopes Tri Valley can help. "Tri Valle...

 2021-12-05 23:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Ricketts: Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Senator Bob Dole...

All U. S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff from now until sunset on Dec. 9. Governor Pete Ricketts made the announcement following a proclamation from the White House to honor Senator Bob Dole who passed away on Sunday. Flags should be flo...

 2021-12-05 23:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska leaders share their condolences for Sen. Bob Dole...

Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole passed away Sunday at the age of 98 and Nebraska leaders, among others, are sharing their condolences. REACTION TO BOB DOLE'S DEATH FROM US DIGNITARIES, VETERANS. Governor Pete Ricketts had this to say: "Bob ...

 2021-12-05 17:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha man killed after home invasion was reported in suburbs...

A 43-year-old man died after he was shot during an alleged home invasion in an Omaha suburb early Saturday. Bellevue Police Sgt. Howard Banks said Lou Slaughter of Omaha died after he was shot by one of the three occupants of a home in the 1700 block of Y...

 2021-12-05 00:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

YWCA Holiday Home Tour is more than just looking at beautifully decorated houses...

An event that has been happening for 35 years is back once again. The Holiday Home Tour put on by the Young Women's Christian Association or the YWCA of Adams County took place on Saturday. The mission of the YWCA of Adams County is to eliminate racis...

 2021-12-05 00:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New library project paused, community still concerned about location...

Just weeks ago the Holdrege library steering committee was ready to begin plans for a new library complex. However, recently, they have asked the city county to table the project indefinitely until the ballpark is complete. Earlier this week the steering ...

 2021-12-05 00:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Omaha...

Police say a 20-year-old woman died after she was hit by a vehicle in Omaha early Saturday. Police say Kaitlyn Vanessen, of Omaha, was crossing a street about 2 a. m. Saturday in the Blackstone District in Omaha when she was hit by an SUV driven by a 30-y...

 2021-12-04 23:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Iowa man sentenced for running over friend after a fight...

A 40-year-old Sioux City man has been sentenced to 54 years in prison for running over his friend and shooting at the victim's girlfriend. Jayme Powell was sentenced Friday for two counts of attempted murder and other charges. Prosecutors said Powell ...

 2021-12-04 23:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man acquitted in granddaughter's carbon monoxide death...

A Kansas man has been acquitted on all charges related to the death of his 4-year-old granddaughter from carbon monoxide poisoning. A Shawnee County jury on Friday acquitted 58-year-old Timothy Wayne Funk Sr. of three charges, including first-degree murde...

 2021-12-04 19:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Dangerous conditions arise again at AltEn Ethanol Plant...

"When is enough enough? " questionedAl Davis, spokesman for the Perivallon Group. The AltEn Ethanol Plant near Mead is experiencing dangerous circumstances once again....

 2021-12-04 18:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Divest NU members express their disappointment with the university on fossil fuels...

Divest NU wants the University of Nebraska to stop investing in the fossil fuel industry. On Friday, members of this group held a peaceful protest asking for NU Board of Regents to Publicly commit to divestment. Since November of 2019, student leaders hav...

 2021-12-04 18:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fire at senior apartments displaces 23 residents...

After a fire broke out at the Village Terrace Senior Apartments on Friday, two dozen residents were going to be displaced. But a coordinated effort from the community found them a warm place to stay. According to Public Information Officer Amanda Scott, H...

 2021-12-04 05:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska governor spokesman Taylor Gage leaving for GOP job...

A longtime spokesman for Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is leaving his post to take a new job as executive director of the state Republican Party. Taylor Gage, the governor's strategic communications director, will assume his new role on Monday. Gage has...

 2021-12-03 23:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Broken Bow man died following crash near Oconto...

A Broken Bow man died following a crash near Oconto early Friday morning. According to the Custer County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded shortly before 6 a. m. to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 21, one mile south of Oconto. The sheriff's offi...

 2021-12-03 22:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Medical campus helps Grand Island grow towards interstate...

Anchored by new medical facilities, Grand Island continues to grow to the south. A ceremonial ribbon cutting caps an eventful year for Family Practice of Grand Island as doctors settle into their new office. "It's a wonderful space, great windows,...

 2021-12-03 21:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Shelton students win 4-H National Skillathon for the first time for Nebraska...

Dean Batie has been a volunteer and coach for students in 4-H for 25 years. And he finally got his first win this year, but it wasn't just the first for Batie, but the state of Nebraska. "Nebraska has never gotten first place at the national level...

 2021-12-03 21:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Public Health Solutions answers questions after Omicron variant found...

The Omicron variant has been found in Nebraska. SIX CASES OF OMICRON CORONAVIRUS VARIANT DISCOVERED IN AREA SOUTHWEST OF OMAHA METROThe Public Health Solutions District announced today there are six cases of the COVID-19 strain in its five-county area. It...

 2021-12-03 20:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Ricketts says no lockdowns or mandates will ensue following Omicron in Nebraska...

Following the news that the Omicron variant of coronavirus has been identified near Omaha, Governor Ricketts issued a statement saying Nebraska will continue to balance the pandemic and normal life. SIX CASES OF OMICRON CORONAVIRUS VARIANT DISCOVERED IN A...

 2021-12-03 20:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

State Board of Education holds first meeting since petition called for its replacement...

The culture war has been heating up in the cornhusker state for the last year and Friday's state board of education meeting showed the frustration is still very alive as testifiers renewed their call to have the entire board replaced. There are a lot ...

 2021-12-03 20:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

State Board of Education holds first meeting since petition called for its replacement...

The culture war has been heating up in the cornhusker state for the last year and Friday's state board of education meeting showed the frustration is still very alive as testifiers renewed their call to have the entire board replaced. There are a lot ...

 2021-12-03 19:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

WATCH LIVE: Q&A on Omicron variant in Nebraska...

Officials with the Public Health Solutions health department are providing a Q&A on the six cases of the Omicron Coronavirus variant discovered in Southeast Nebraska. The district covers Gage, Saline, Jefferson, Thayer, and Fillmore counties. Watch live h...

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