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 2021-10-13 21:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

CDHD reports three COVID-19 deaths this week, 21-27 daily hospitalizations...

The Central District Health Department (CDHD) reported three individuals dying from COVID-19 in their district earlier this week. Of the three individuals who died, one was in their 40s, one was in their 50s and the last one was in their 70s. CDHD said no...

 2021-10-13 21:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

UNL offering weather sensor calibration for forecasters nationwide...

We all look to our First Alert Weather Team to give us an accurate weather forecast, but to get those forecasts, they need the help of specialized equipment. That equipment doesn't always work, and when it loses that calibration it can only be sent to...

 2021-10-13 21:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ricketts, Nebraska woman share successes of SNAP Next Step program...

Four years. 1,100 job applications. No job. After living on $700 a month and receiving SNAP and other benefits, one Nebraska woman knew her life had to change. In 2019, April Claussen decided to take part in the SNAP Next Step reemployment program. The pr...

 2021-10-13 20:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Vehicle submerged in water at Cottonmill Park...

A vehicle is submerged after reportedly driving into the lake at Cottonmill Park in Kearney. Police are on scene at the park, and divers were dispatched to rescue two individuals submerged with the vehicle. One woman was able to escape the vehicle, and on...

 2021-10-13 19:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

One dead following train-pedestrian crash in Grand Island...

One person is dead following a train-pedestrian crash Wednesday morning. According to Grand Island Police Capt. Dean Elliott, around 11:45 a. m. , a train was stopped on the tracks and moving cars around at the Broadwell Avenue crossing when a pedestrian ...

 2021-10-13 18:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Money Matters: Finding a reputable home security system...

As we roll into the later months of the year, people are often looking to get a security system installed in their homes. How can you make sure you won't get scammed while trying to protect your property? We sat down with BBB's Josh Planos to talk...

 2021-10-13 18:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Southeastern Nebraska teen killed in crash into back of semi...

Investigators say a southeastern Nebraska teen has died after his pickup crashed into the back of semitrailer stopped at a rural intersection. The York News-Times reports that the crash happened Tuesday morning at the intersection of U. S. Highway 34 and ...

 2021-10-13 18:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, October 13, 2021...

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

 2021-10-13 17:56 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Intersection at 10th St. and Howard Ave. closes in GI...

The City of Grand Island has announced another street closure for the month of October. According to The City of Grand Island, the intersection at 10th Street and Howard Avenue will close for construction. The intersection will be closed from Oct. 13 thro...

 2021-10-13 16:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

North Platte woman charged after three children test positive for meth...

A North Platte woman has been arrested and charged after her three children tested positive for meth and drugs were later found in her possession. Jessica Araujo, 32, is charged in two cases with three counts of child abuse and three counts of possession ...

 2021-10-13 16:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln Artist turns her passion for art into a career...

After losing her job due to the pandemic, Lincoln-based Artist Ray Mary decided to make a complete switch and let her artwork lead her to find not just her career but a passion. "I just kind of see it as the world is open for me to do what I want at t...

 2021-10-13 16:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln Police investigating larceny of toy cars and trains...

Police are investigating a larceny involving thousands of dollars worth of collectible toys. According to the Lincoln Police Department (LPD), on Oct. 12 just before 10 a. m. , police were called to the 1000 block of N 63rd Street on report of a larceny. ...

 2021-10-13 16:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man arrested for running through Lincoln streets with knife...

A man is in jail after he reportedly ran through the streets with a knife. Mathew Heath, 36, was arrested for possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person and an outstanding warrant. According to Lincoln Police, around 12:30 p. m. Tuesday, officer...

 2021-10-13 16:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man turns himself in after losing money as unregistered investment advisor...

A man has turned himself in to police after allegedly costing at least four people a significant amount of money in high-risk stocks. Douglas Cmelik, 65, was arrested on four felony counts of sale of securities by an unregistered investment advisor. Accor...

 2021-10-13 15:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man who died in Lincoln motorcycle crash identified...

Lincoln Police have identified the man who died in a motorcycle crash Monday night. MAN DIES IN MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN LINCOLN. The driver was identified as Kevin Ginger, 61, of Lincoln. According to Lincoln Police, officers and Lincoln Fire and Rescue were ...

 2021-10-13 15:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Freshmen and sophomores get hands on with science...

Some high school freshmen and sophomores spend a day learning from university faculty. Hastings, Kearney, and Holdrege are all hosting Youth Science Field Day events this month. Organized by Nebraska Extension, it's a way for kids to get hands on by d...

 2021-10-13 15:36 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man assaulted at gunpoint during early morning robbery...

A man says he was robbed at gunpoint while walking to work early Tuesday morning. According to the Lincoln Police Department (LPD), on Oct. 12 around 5:30 a. m. , officers were called to Village Ave. and T Blvd. on report of a robbery. Officer contacted a...

 2021-10-13 14:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Solving Local Crimes Special Report...

The number of crimes reported to Nebraska law enforcement agencies in 2020 decreased 15. 9%. But what does that really mean? Solving crimes is not as simple as it appears on crime shows. NTV looks at real data from the tri cities and talks to law enforcem...

 2021-10-13 13:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln apartment building sustains damage in fire...

A Lincoln apartment building sustained $300,000 in damage following a fire Tuesday afternoon. According to Lincoln Fire and Rescue (LFR), crews responded at 1:10 p. m. to a fire at 1020 Washington Street. Upon arrival, crews observed heavy fire from a sec...

 2021-10-13 12:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, October 13, 2021...

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines:- Nebraska CSP, EQIP application deadline set for Nov. 19- Bushel acquires GrainBridge- Rep. Kind: Better ways to save cost at USPS than slowdowns- NE FFA Foundation launches 2021 Holiday Gift G...

 2021-10-13 12:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska virus numbers improve slightly but remain elevated...

The number of new virus cases and hospitalizations improved slightly in Nebraska again last week but they remain at an elevated level that is straining the state's hospitals. The state reported 4,534 cases in the week that ended on Friday, according t...

 2021-10-13 11:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Health District COVID-19 update, vaccination rates...

New COVID-19 cases have dropped compared to previous weeks in the South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD). The department reported 130 cases of the virus last week, and another 42 this week. Executive Director Michele Bever said positive cases ...

 2021-10-13 02:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Penny Wars raise money for new sports complex at Northwest High School...

Competing against other grades and feeder schools, students at St. Libory are raising money for a new athletic complex through Penny Wars. Penny Wars are a fundraiser implemented at Grand Island Northwest Public Schools. St. Libory Principal Mike Herzberg...

 2021-10-13 01:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Inmate seriously injured in fight with other inmate...

A fight between two inmates at the Lincoln Correctional Center left one man with a puncture wound to his chest. According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), the assault happened on Oct. 11. NDCS said they found a homemade weapon i...

 2021-10-13 00:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fourth case of West Nile reported in South Heartland District...

A recently reported case of West Nile required hospitalization, according to the South Heartland District Health Department (SDHD). This was the fourth human case reported this season in the district that includes Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster countie...

 2021-10-13 00:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fourth case of West Nile reported in South Heartland District...

A recently reported human case of West Nile required hospitalization, according to the South Heartland District Health Department (SDHD). This was the fourth human case reported this season in the district that includes Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster c...

 2021-10-12 23:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hall County polling places may change as county tries to keep neighborhoods together...

Thousands of Nebraskans have new state senators as the maps change. Plus you may vote in a new location in the coming year as shifting boundaries affect where you cast your ballot. You get your ballot and vote but what you may not realize someone else in ...

 2021-10-12 21:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Traffic diverted following crash near Minden...

Emergency crews responded to a crash near Highway 10 and O Road north of Minden, shortly before 8 Tuesday morning. It is not immediately clear how many vehicles were involved in the crash or if anyone sustained injuries. Our reporter at the scene observed...

 2021-10-12 20:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man arrested for threatening woman with pistol...

A Grand Island man is in the Hall County Jail after he reportedly discharged a pistol during an argument. Billy Lechleitner, 40, was arrested Tuesday afternoon for terroristic threats, unlawful discharge of a firearm and use of a weapon in commission of a...

 2021-10-12 19:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Phelps Memorial Health helping to bring awareness on breast cancer...

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer still remains the second leading cause of death in American women. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and experts are urging all women to get a routine breast exam. Stacey VanBoenig, APRN Oncol...

 2021-10-12 18:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, October 12, 2021...

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

 2021-10-12 18:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fraternity suspended through 2026 following violations of probation...

ThePhi Gamma Delta (Fiji) fraternity at the University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) has officially been suspended through 2026 following an investigation into violations of the fraternity's current probation, according to a press release from UNL. The fr...

 2021-10-12 18:36 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings Police say shooter acted in self-defense...

Hastings Police have determined that a shooterfatally shot a Harvard man in July in self-defense. HARVARD MAN DEAD AFTER LATE-NIGHT SHOOTING. According to HPD, a three-month long investigation determined that around 9:45 p. m. July 23, Santinorey Gonzalez...

 2021-10-12 16:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lt. Governor Mike Foley tests positive for COVID...

Lt. Governor Mike Foley has tested positive for the Coronavirus. According to Gov. Pete Ricketts' spokesperson Justin Pinkerman, Foley is recovering at home and is not showing any serious symptoms. However, he said Foley will not be able to attend any...

 2021-10-12 16:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Road work continues in Grand Island, 7th Street partially closed...

The City of Grand Island said 7th Street is partially closed from Sycamore to Kimball. The area is down to one lane as staff works to repair asphalt. Officials said work is underway and expected to be complete by the end of the day, Tuesday....

 2021-10-12 16:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln Police investigating burglary...

Lincoln Police are investigating after $10,000 in weapons were stolen from a Lincoln apartment. According to Lincoln Police, officers were called around 2 p. m. Oct. 9 to the 500 block of South 27th Street after a 69-year-old man reported someone broke th...

 2021-10-12 15:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

DHHS extends COVID-19 variant testing partnership with Creighton University and CHI Health...

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) said it will continue to extend its COVID-19 testing partnership with Creighton University and CHI Health. The extension will take place through June of 2022. Beginning in April, the University s...

 2021-10-12 15:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man arrested for Lincoln sexual assault...

A man is in the Lancaster County Jail after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman. Mohammed Al-Saad, 27, was arrested on one count of first-degree sexual assault. Lincoln Police said around 11 p. m. April 19, a 39-year-old woman reported Al-Saad physica...

 2021-10-12 14:52 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man arrested for threats, sexual assault following shoplifting...

A Grand Island man is in the Hall County Jail after he allegedly threatened a man and sexually assaulted a woman following a shoplifting. Omar Abdulahi Ahmed, 29, was arrested for terroristic threats, third-degree sexual assault, trespassing and shoplifti...

 2021-10-12 12:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, October 12, 2021...

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines:- USDA Considering Waivers for Slower Pork Plant Processing Lines- Cattle Industry Education Experience in Houston- Vilsack: Vaccine Requirement Won't Close FSA Offices- UNL Lecture to Focus...

 2021-10-12 12:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New Nebraska Scholarship brings growing number of out-of-state students to UNK...

The New Nebraska Scholarship at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) has led to a rise of out-of-state students at the university. According to officials, the scholarship gives a significant discount for out of state undergraduates studying on the ...

 2021-10-12 11:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man dies in motorcycle crash in Lincoln...

A man has died after crashing his motorcycle in Lincoln Monday night. The Lincoln Police Department said the driver was heading south on 1st Street at around 10:45 p. m. when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed just before the intersection at 1s...

 2021-10-12 03:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

"Daily Dose" opens, increasing number of local cafes...

Increasing the number of local cafes, Daily Dose is the newest coffee shop in Grand Island. Owner Sydney Williams has always dreamed of owning a coffee shop, and at just 20 years old, she opened Daily Dose. Williams said she hopes the Grand Island communi...

 2021-10-12 03:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

First of agreements approved to remove 16th Street viaduct...

The Hastings City Council has approved the ClosureRemoval Agreement with the Union Pacific Railroad regarding the 16th Street viaduct. This is the first of two agreements the City will need to enter into with the Union Pacific Railroad regarding the demol...

 2021-10-12 03:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

YWCA "Week Without Violence" raises awareness for violence against women...

Violence against women occurs in multiple forms and the YWCA of Grand Island is hosting a "Week Without Violence" to raise awareness for all of them. The YWCA is a one stop shop for those victim of violence. According to the Grand Island Police De...

 2021-10-12 01:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gas prices continue to rise in Nebraska...

If you've been to the pump lately, you've probably realized you're spending more to fill up your tank. That's because gas prices in the state have gone up on average 1. 3 cents just this last week. This number continues to rise. According ...

 2021-10-12 00:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska celebrates first Indigenous Peoples Day...

It's a special day honoring those who came before us. On Monday, the state of Nebraska celebrated its first Indigenous Peoples Day as well as honoring the four nations who also call the state of Nebraska their home. For many, we often mistakenly look ...

 2021-10-11 22:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Prices up but uncertainty remains as Nebraska Corn Board works to build demand...

It's hard to beat weather like this as farmers make good progress on what looks like a record corn crop. But if storm clouds loom, it's the continued uncertainty in the world. Still, harvest rolls along quickly. "It's been nonstop," Ja...

 2021-10-11 20:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Staff member's nose broken during alleged assault at OCC...

The Omaha Correctional Center (OCC) reported a staff member having been assaulted by an inmate. According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), on Oct. 10, two staff members were assaulted while restraining an apparently intoxicated ...

 2021-10-11 20:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha pedestrians dodge items thrown from downtown rooftop...

Omaha police are investigating after downtown pedestrians were forced to dodge deck chairs, tables and bricks thrown from a rooftop. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the incident happened Saturday night when items were thrown from the roof of the nine-...

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