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 2021-10-17 00:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hundreds gather at Medical Freedom Rally to protest vaccine mandates...

With "My body, my choice" and "This Is America" signs in hand, protesters gathered at the North Platte Courthouse for a Medical Freedom Rally. People at the rally say they are against the White House's COVID-19 vaccine mandate requirin...

 2021-10-17 00:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sensory-rich and inclusive playground opening soon Crosier Park in Hastings...

A year in the making - the first inclusive playground in Hastings will soon open to the public. HASTINGS TO BUILD PLAYGROUND AT CROSIER PARK. Back in October of 2020, the City of Hastings Parks and Recreation Department and the Hastings Community Foundati...

 2021-10-16 22:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NSP apprehends three minors after pursuit with stolen vehicle in Omaha...

Three juveniles have been apprehended by the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) following a pursuit with a stolen vehicle on Saturday. According to NSP, at approximately 12:50 a. m. Saturday, they received a report of a stolen Jeep Gladiator from Lincoln traveli...

 2021-10-16 02:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

7.5 million dollar veterans cemetery project put on hold due to federal funding...

After raising 750,000 dollars, the Grand Island community was prepared to begin expanding the veterans cemetery. However, a lack of federal funding has halted the project. Grand Island currently has a veterans home cemetery and across Nebraska, there are ...

 2021-10-15 23:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Railroad employees urge people to stay safe around tracks...

At many railroad crossings, two arms come down with flashing red lights so people walking and driving across the road know when to stop. But that isn't always the case at every cross. In fact, according to Nebraska Operation Lifesaver, there are just ...

 2021-10-15 22:55 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Proposed rule sees pushback from Public Power Districts...

In February, we saw a worst case scenario for our nations power grids. A complete failure of Texas' power grid led to several states, including Nebraska, incorporating their own blackouts to help maintain the grid. The authority behind Nebraska's ...

 2021-10-15 22:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

York's Koy Gieck finds his place in ag classes...

At home on the football field and the farm field, a York teen makes an impact in his school. Koy Gieck is a junior at York high school where he enjoys his ag classes with instructors Jason Hirschfeld and Rachelle Staehr. The school has an animal lab and i...

 2021-10-15 22:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

TRPHD: COVID-19 booster shots and what you need to know...

An FDA advisory committee met this week to discuss the use of booster shots for the Moderna and J&J vaccines. To discuss the FDA's conclusions as well as who might want to consider getting an extra shot, we spoke to TRPHD's epidemiologist Dr. Arav...

 2021-10-15 22:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

TRPHD: COVID-19 booster shots and what you need to know...

An FDA advisory committee met this week to discuss the use of booster shots for the Moderna and J&J vaccines. To discuss the FDA's conclusions as well as who might want to consider getting an extra shot, we spoke to TRPHD's epidemiologist Dr. Arav...

 2021-10-15 22:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet of the Week: Chai...

Meet Chai! "Hey there, I'm Chai! I'm a 3-year-old gal here at the Shelter. I'm sweet and enjoy being pet; I'm also a curious girl and I like to roam around my environment. I came to the Shelter as a stray, so nothing about my past is k...

 2021-10-15 22:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NDOT announces 22 killed in traffic crashes in September...

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) reported 22 people being killed in traffic accidents on Nebraska roadways in the month of September. Of the 22 fatalities, NDOT said 20 of them involved crashes. Seven vehicle occupants were killed while no...

 2021-10-15 21:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, October 15, 2021...

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

 2021-10-15 21:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

356 new COVID-19 cases in TRPHD's jurisdiction this week...

The Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) reported 356 new COVID-19 cases in their district between Oct. 8 and Oct. 14. TRPHD says they are quickly becoming overwhelmed with COVID-19 case investigations. Because of this, individuals who test positiv...

 2021-10-15 20:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Amherst voters approved of a $9.1M bond to improve their schools...

No more crossing the streets to get to the cafeteria for Amherst Public Schools students. The schools will soon have their grades K-12 in the same building as a $9. 1M bond was approved by voters earlier this week. The addition will be around 51,801 squar...

 2021-10-15 20:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GI closes Louise Street between Cedar and Locust Streets...

The City of Grand Island has announced they will close another street for construction purposes. According to the city, Louise Street between Cedar Street and Locust Street will be closed. The closure is set to last from Oct. 15 through Oct. 18. The city ...

 2021-10-15 20:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ex-Omaha Archdiocese chancellor charged in theft case...

A former chancellor for the Roman Catholic Church's Archdiocese of Omaha has been charged with two felony counts accusing him of stealing a total of more than $285,000 from a former priest and from a Springfield parish. The Rev. Michael Gutgsell turne...

 2021-10-15 20:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska tax collections beat expectations in September...

State tax officials say Nebraska government collected more tax revenue than expected last month. The Nebraska Department of Revenue reports net tax receipts in September of $625 million, which is 19. 2% above the forecast of $525 million. Department offic...

 2021-10-15 20:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska AG: Docs can prescribe controversial COVID drugs...

Nebraska's attorney general says he won't seek disciplinary action against doctors who prescribe controversial, off-label drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus infections, as long as they get informed consent from patients and don't engage in...

 2021-10-15 20:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska AG: Docs can prescribe controversial COVID drugs...

Nebraska's attorney general says he won't seek disciplinary action against doctors who prescribe controversial, off-label drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus infections, as long as they get informed consent from patients and don't engage in...

 2021-10-15 19:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings Fire and Rescue respond to apartment fire...

Hastings Fire and Rescue is on the scene of an apartment complex fire. According to the City of Hastings, crews responded just after noon to the fire in the 100 block of East 14th Street. Smoke was seen coming from the building upon arrival. HFR arrived o...

 2021-10-15 15:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man arrested for handgun, marijuana after fleeing police...

A man is in the Lancaster County Jail after he fled from Lincoln Police and a gun and marijuana were found in his vehicle. David Minchow, 24, was arrested for flight to avoid arrest, carrying a concealed weapon, willful reckless driving and possession of ...

 2021-10-15 12:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Discover the dinosaurs at Jurassic Quest in Kearney...

Jurassic Quest is coming to the Buffalo County Fairgrounds, October16-17. Saturday 9am-8pm | Sunday 9am-6pmTickets: www. jurassicquest. com/events/kearney-ne. Caption: Learn and discover the dinosaurs at Jurassic Quest in Kearney....

 2021-10-15 12:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, October 15, 2021...

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines:Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contractProject focuses on diversifying midwest farmsBruns reappointed as West Center Research and Extension Center directorNebraska vs Minnesota...

 2021-10-15 10:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Supply chain problems could affect holiday shopping...

It seems like these days there are a lot of things in short supply. From computer chips to consumer goods there has been a shortage of many of the things people are looking to buy and unfortunately these shortages might persist through the holiday season....

 2021-10-15 05:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former McCook resident goes viral thanks to piano skills...

Former McCook resident Ellen Marsh found viral fame this week with the help of someone on TikTok posting a video of her playing the piano, followed by someone else posting that video on Twitter. Ellen says the video itself is actually four years old, and ...

 2021-10-15 02:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GIPS holds meeting focused on community recognitions and increase pay for some personnel...

Many topics were talked about at the October GIPS Board of Education's meeting including staff incentives and pay increases. This month one of the focuses of the GIPS Board of Education is its school's attendance, enrollment and engagement, compar...

 2021-10-14 23:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Biden ending ICE raids that have hit communities like Grand Island, O'Neill...

The phrase "ICE raid" strikes fear into the hearts of many immigrants, both those with and without status to work here. Now the Biden administration says it's ending the practice of mass arrests at meatpacking plants and farms. BIDEN ADMINISTR...

 2021-10-14 18:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty...

The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty can be traced back to 17 October 1987. Health EducatorHayley Jelinek from the Two Rivers Public Health Department joined us with more. On that day, over a hundred thousand people gathe...

 2021-10-14 18:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, October 14, 2021...

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

 2021-10-14 18:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man arrested for threatening people with knife at Lincoln gas station...

A man is in the Lancaster County Jail after he reportedly threatened two strangers with a knife at a Lincoln gas station. Bryce Flanders, 31, was arrested for terroristic threats. According to Lincoln Police, officers were called to Pump & Pantry, 345 Wes...

 2021-10-14 18:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska lawmakers send letter supporting striking Kellogg's employees...

Seventeen of Nebraska's state senators signed on to a letter for Kellogg's CEO Steven Cahillane Thursday. In it, they claim their "unwavering solidarity" with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union whose workers have li...

 2021-10-14 16:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two teens arrested, one referred following incident outside UNL Fiji house...

Three teens were arrested following a vandalism and fight outside the UNL Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) house Wednesday night. Levi Leon, 18, of Lincoln, was arrested on three counts of criminal mischief, possession of drug paraphernalia and minor in possession ...

 2021-10-14 16:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GIPD: Kearney man died in train-pedestrian incident...

Grand Island Police have released the name of the man who died in a train-pedestrian incident Wednesday. ONE DEAD FOLLOWING TRAIN-PEDESTRIAN CRASH IN GRAND ISLANDThe man is identified as Daniel Anderson, 28, of Kearney. Capt. Jim Duering said officers wer...

 2021-10-14 16:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers COVID-19 risk dial remains in the red "pandemic" level...

Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) said the risk dial remains in the red "Pandemic" level of risk on Thursday. TRPHD recorded 318 cases of COVID-19 between October 6 and October 12. Officials said in the past month, a little over 300 new ...

 2021-10-14 14:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

One arrested, one cited, and one referred in case of false imprisonment and assault...

Three individuals face legal retaliation following a case of alleged false imprisonment and assault. Alexander Robles-Hernandez was arrested for second-degree assault, second-degree trespassing, unauthorized use of propelled vehicle and minor in consumpti...

 2021-10-14 14:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

UNK highlights LGBTQ (+) History Month...

College campuses today are becoming more diverse with students from just about every part of the world and sexual orientation. I spoke with the Diversity Coordinator Shelby Nethercot and she tells me that the University of Nebraska at Kearney has come far...

 2021-10-14 13:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Woman arrested after reportedly hitting boyfriend with bottle...

Grand Island Police say they arrested a woman after she allegedly hit her boyfriend in the head with a bottle. Melinda Main was arrested for second-degree domestic assault. According to the Grand Island Police Department (GIPD), on Oct. 13, officers were ...

 2021-10-14 13:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Woman arrested after reportedly hitting boyfriend with bottle...

Grand Island Police say they arrested a woman after she allegedly hit her boyfriend in the head with a bottle. Melinda Main was arrested for second-degree domestic assault. According to the Grand Island Police Department (GIPD), on Oct. 13, officers were ...

 2021-10-14 13:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GIPD: Fatality accident on Highway 30 and Webb in Grand Island...

The Grand Island Police Department (GIPD) said Highway 30 and Webb north and southbound are closed due to a fatality accident involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. Police said westbound is being diverted north on Webb. GIPD urges the public to find altern...

 2021-10-14 12:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract...

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday after "the company failed to present an agreement that met our members' demands and needs," the United Auto Workers union said in statement. The union had s...

 2021-10-14 11:52 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Melinda's Garden Moment: edible and beautiful North American persimmon...

Plant a North American persimmon for a bit of shade and fruit you and the birds will enjoy. The American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) is native to eastern United States but adaptable to climates across North America. New hardy varieties have been intr...

 2021-10-14 11:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, October 14, 2021...

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines:Farmer sentenced for making a false statement to a financial institutionFewer in US turn to food banks, but millions still in needUSDA launches first phase of soil carbon monitoring efforts thro...

 2021-10-14 10:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Endangered Missing Advisory: Have you seen this woman?...

The Nebraska State Patrol has issued an Endangered Missing Advisory for a Petersburg woman. The Patrol said Monica Ann Ohara, 51, has a history of mental illness and was last seen at around 6 p. m. Wednesday night in Albion. She is described as 5'4...

 2021-10-13 23:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Launching Nebraska-nauts: kids take small step toward future science careers...

It's launch day for Nebraska kids who may have taken one small step toward a future career in space. On Wednesday, they traveled the solar system on their hands and knees. "They're learning and they're having fun at the same time," sai...

 2021-10-13 22:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Chronic staffing shortage worsens in Nebraska state prisons...

Nebraska's corrections director says the state's prison workforce shortage has become so severe that two facilities have cut back on the hours when they're fully operational and a third will do the same starting next week. Nebraska Department ...

 2021-10-13 22:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Chronic staffing shortage worsens in Nebraska state prisons...

Nebraska's corrections director says the state's prison workforce shortage has become so severe that two facilities have cut back on the hours when they're fully operational and a third will do the same starting next week. Nebraska Department ...

 2021-10-13 22:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gov. Ricketts won't call special session on federal vaccine mandate without 33 votes...

Governor Pete Ricketts said he has considered assembling a special session with the Unicameral to address the federal vaccine mandate as a Nov. 22 deadline for vaccination approaches. During a press conference today, the governor spoke on his intentions r...

 2021-10-13 22:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Big cats at Lincoln Children's Zoo contract COVID-19...

Officials at the Lincoln Children's Zoo say five big cats tested positive for COVID-19. Zoo officials announced Wednesday that two Sumatran tigers and three snow leopards were tested after they began showing symptoms of the virus during the weekend. S...

 2021-10-13 21:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Jury finds North Platte man guilty of murder...

A jury has found a North Platte man guilty of murder. On Wednesday, a jury found Keith Allen, 45, guilty of first-degree murder and use of a firearm to commit a felony. The charges stem from the May 2020 shooting of 25-year-old Brett Torres. MAN ARRESTED ...

 2021-10-13 21:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Highway 30 closed between Ogallala and Roscoe...

Highway 30 is currently closed between Ogallala and Roscoe. According to Nebraska 511, the highway is closed due to an obstruction in the roadway. The National Weather service has issued a high wind warning for Ogallala until 5 p. m. MDT. As of 3:20 p. m....

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