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 2021-11-17 02:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska fire in wildlife management area 40% contained...

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a fire that began Sunday in northwest Nebraska is about 40% contained. The fire is in the Buffalo Creek Wildlife Management Area. The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday the blaze has burned about...

 2021-11-17 01:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Study shows opportunity to re-invest in Nebraska Communities...

Almost 20 years ago, the Nebraska Community Foundation started a first of its kind study looking into where the money in Nebraska communities was going when folks passed away or retired. They just released their latest iteration of the study, and it shows...

 2021-11-16 23:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man charged with setting wife's leg on fire takes plea deal...

A Grand Island man charged with setting his wife's leg on fire and stabbing her in the leg has taken a plea deal. GRAND ISLAND MAN ARRESTED FOR VIOLENTLY ASSAULTING WIFEAccording to Hall County District Court records, Giannini Cervantes, 39, pleaded n...

 2021-11-16 23:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man charged with setting wife's leg on fire takes plea deal...

A Grand Island man charged with setting his wife's leg on fire and stabbing her in the leg has taken a plea deal. GRAND ISLAND MAN ARRESTED FOR VIOLENTLY ASSAULTING WIFEAccording to Hall County District Court records, Giannini Cervantes, 39, pleaded n...

 2021-11-16 23:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ag bankers optimistic with many bright spots in farm economy...

While farmers worry about inputs and inflation, bankers strike an optimistic note about the farm economy. "Right now it feels really positive," said Kara Geweke, an ag banker with FNBO. The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank and American Bankers Ass...

 2021-11-16 22:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

FBI looking to identify man related to sexual exploitation investigation...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking to identify a man who may have information related to an infant victim in a sexual exploitation investigation. In a news release, the FBI said the individual known as "John Doe 45" is believed to have...

 2021-11-16 21:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha man charged in Furnas County sex trafficking case takes plea deal...

An Omaha man facing charges in relation to the ongoing Furnas County sex trafficking case has accepted a plea deal. According to Furnas County District Court records, Dylan Brooks, 26, of Omaha, pleaded no contest to one count of attempted sex trafficking...

 2021-11-16 21:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha man charged in Furnas County sex trafficking case takes plea deal...

An Omaha man facing charges in relation to the ongoing Furnas County sex trafficking case has accepted a plea deal. According to Furnas County District Court records, Dylan Brooks, 26, of Omaha, pleaded no contest to one count of attempted sex trafficking...

 2021-11-16 20:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln 911 system experiencing issues...

The Lincoln Emergency Communications Center says it is experiencing issues connecting to 911 calls from cell phones. In a tweet, the Lincoln Police Department said it is working with its telecommunications partners to identify the cause of the issue. LPD ...

 2021-11-16 18:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

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

Alex Voichoskie with KRVN has our market report....

 2021-11-16 17:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln Police investigating after stolen pistol found near elementary school...

Lincoln Police are investigating after a pistol stolen from a vehicle was found near an elementary school. According to LPD, around 9 a. m. Monday, officers were called to the 2000 block of Ranger Circle on a reported of a larceny from vehicle. The victim...

 2021-11-16 17:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man arrested for following gunshots in Lincoln neighborhood...

A man is in the Lancaster County Jail after he allegedly fired several gunshots in a Lincoln neighborhood Monday afternoon. Dadreon Mason, 29, was arrested for possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person, resisting arrest with a deadly weapon and...

 2021-11-16 17:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man arrested for stolen firearm...

A Grand Island man is in the Hall County Jail after a stolen firearm was found in his vehicle. Armando Romero-Mijangos, 18, was arrested for possession of a stolen firearm and carrying a concealed weapon. According to Grand Island Police, officers conduct...

 2021-11-16 17:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sutton man sentenced for pandering, soliciting prostitution...

A Sutton man has been sentenced to 10 to 12 years in prison for pandering multiple victims and enticing them into sex. SUTTON MAN ARRESTED ON SEX TRAFFICKING, CHILD ABUSE CHARGESLinus Cloet, 60, was sentenced Monday in Clay County District Court on one co...

 2021-11-16 16:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Homelessness in Nebraska Special Report...

Nebraska has over 2400 homeless people, including a growing number of refugees. We sometimes see them on the streets, but we have no idea what it takes to be in their shoes. NTV's Risell Ventura spent a day with some Grand Island homeless. They opened...

 2021-11-16 14:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

One transported following three-vehicle crash in Kearney...

One person was transported with minor injuries following a three-vehicle crash Monday morning in Kearney. According to Kearney Police, officers were called around 8 a. m. to the intersection of 30th Avenue and Canal Heights Drive in reference to the crash...

 2021-11-16 14:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

UNMC hosts clinical research for oral antiviral that may help prevent COVID-19...

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and Nebraska Medicine is hosting a clinicalresearch for an oral antiviral that may help prevent COVID-19, according to a press release from UNMC. Molnupiravir is the oral antiviral in question, and the stud...

 2021-11-16 13:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, November 16, 2021...

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines:Striking Deere & Co. workers prepare to vote on 3rd contractNPPC Applauds USDA Decision to Allow Faster Line SpeedsNCBA Urges Vilsack to Halt Brazilian Beef ImportsLasers May Be the Future of We...

 2021-11-16 13:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Buffalo County Commissioners chair Bill McMullen passes away at 64...

Longtime Buffalo County Board of Commissioners member William "Bill" McMullen passed away on Friday. He was well-known around the Kearney community as he also worked as the manager for the American Legion for decades, and most recently served as c...

 2021-11-16 13:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

SCAR center gives hope to those in recovery...

Board members from the South Central Area Recovery (SCAR) in Holdrege said having a place for those in recovery is critical because it helps to bring a sense of community to a journey many battle with alone. "You lose control over it all," said De...

 2021-11-16 12:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings Community Theatre cancels performances due to COVID-19...

The HastingsHastings Community Theatre (HCT) announced on Monday that they will be canceling the remaining performances of"Miracle on 34th Street". This is due to a cast member testing positive for COVID-19. HCT said the decision was difficult but...

 2021-11-16 12:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bennet second grade teacher dies in hunting accident...

A second-grade teacher from southeastern Nebraska was killed this weekend in a hunting accident, Pawnee County authorities said. Kade Reiman, 23, who taught at Bennet Elementary in the Palmyra-Bennet School District, was accidently shot while hunting with...

 2021-11-16 04:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Another indoor sporting complex could be coming to Kearney...
 2021-11-15 23:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sandhills to Capitol Hill: Nebraska teacher of the year from Taylor meets First Lady...

Schools are the heartbeat of rural communities and now the folks of Loup County have voted to keep their school open. And while they may only have a few dozen students, they also boast the state's best teacher who recently got to share her story with ...

 2021-11-15 22:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ricketts proclaims November as Adoption Month...

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts designated November as "Adoption Awareness Month" during a morning press conference at the State Capitol. Stephanie Beasley, Director of the Division of Children and Family Services (CFS) for the Nebraska Department o...

 2021-11-15 22:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

FBI Omaha looking to identify victims after Lincoln man charged...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Omaha field office is looking hoping to identify potential victims after a Lincoln man was charged with federal child pornography charges. Matt Tibbels, 58, is charged with one count of receipt of child pornograph...

 2021-11-15 20:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Propane tank leak ruled cause of Taylor explosion...

The Nebraska State Fire Marshal's Office has determined the cause of a building explosion in Taylor last month. BLAST LEAVES TAYLOR RESIDENTS IN SHOCK AS INVESTIGATION CONTINUES. The fire marshal's office said the explosion was accidental and a re...

 2021-11-15 18:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

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

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

 2021-11-15 17:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island Police urging caution following recent theft incidents...

Grand Island Police is urging people to keep an eye on their purses and/or wallets following a string of recent activities. Capt. Jim Duering said GIPD has received a number of reports related to business in the Highway 281 corridor where someone will dis...

 2021-11-15 17:39 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man arrested on enticement charges...

A Grand Island man is in the Hall County Jail after he allegedly sent nude photos to juveniles. Grayson Fries, 20, of Grand Island, was arrested for electronic child enticement and two counts of sale of delivery of obscene material to a minor. According t...

 2021-11-15 17:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Despite Facebook post, Holdrege Police say no skimming devices found...

Despite a Facebook post claiming otherwise, Holdrege Police (HPD) said they have not had any reports of skimming devices found at a local gas station. In the post, a Holdrege man warns people to check their bank accounts after a card "got hit" by ...

 2021-11-15 16:56 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NPPD: winter weather brings danger of downed powerlines...

The Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) is reminding people of the dangers of downed powerlines. Officials said winter stormscan bring a few different threats to powerlines including galloping, downed and floating wires. Galloping wires occur when high ...

 2021-11-15 16:55 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska state senator announces run for U.S. Congress...

A Nebraska state senator is officially putting her name into a U. S. Congressional race. State Senator Patty Pansing Brooks announced she would be running Monday through a news release. A campaign event is planned for Friday evening. If she wins the Democ...

 2021-11-15 15:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man arrested for sexual assault, drugs...

A Grand Island man is in the Hall County Jail after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman and had drugs in his possession. Mohamed Othman, 33, was arrested for third-degree sexual assault, second-degree false imprisonment, possession of a controlled sub...

 2021-11-15 15:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NTV's Grow: November 14, 2021...

We have the Grow weather outlook and all the week's top headlines in Nebraska agriculture....

 2021-11-15 13:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

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

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines: - UNL webinar to cover production, financial considerations for ag producers in 2022. - USMEF conference focuses on booming demand, supply-side challenges. - Proper timing for applying anhydrou...

 2021-11-15 13:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Mental health experts declare state of emergency for kids' mental health...

"Child mental health is a problem and child mental health is a really important thing," said Dr. Gabrielle A. Carlson, president of the American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Carlson said the pandemic brought on more than just social...

 2021-11-15 11:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet Doc: Addie's journey with osteosarcoma, defying amputation and chemo stigmas...

Pet owners can face a lot of tough decisions, like having to amputate their dog's leg after being diagnosed with cancer. Last week, we were introduced to the Schake family who had to make this choice about their dog Addie....

 2021-11-15 03:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

UNK's International Food Festival allows community members to enjoy foreign cultures...

The University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) invited community members to explore the world at their 44th annual Scott D. Morris International Food and Cultural Festival. The event featured food and drink from 11 different countries: Guatemala, Nepal, Germ...

 2021-11-15 03:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New owners take over Barn Festival in Hastings...

The Barn Festival, which brings many vendors from across the country to Hastings, has new owners. Brian and Marla Anders have carried the Barn Festival for 27 years, but now the new owners, Ross and Kara Parde, are taking over and making some changes. Thi...

 2021-11-15 01:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Juvenile accused of assaulting a deputy and postal carrier has been arrested...

A juvenile accused of assaulting a deputy and a postal carrier has been arrested, according to a press release from the Douglas County Sherriff's Office (DCSO). Deputies were called on November 13 around 2:00 p. m. to Uta Halee for trespassing, said t...

 2021-11-14 23:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Multicultural Festival displays different cultures' cuisine and music...

Showcasing the many different cultures in our area, the Hastings Multicultural Festival has been a community favorite since 2009. Moses Dogbevia is a chemistry professor at Hastings College and one of the festival's coordinators. He said the goal of t...

 2021-11-14 22:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

OCC inmate dies at Omaha hospital...

An inmate at theOmaha Correctional Center (OCC) has died. According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS),Cody Wilbourn, 30, died at a hospital in Omaha on Saturday. Officials saidWilbourn's sentence started April 15, 2013. He was...

 2021-11-14 22:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New state casino rules to require $1 million license fee...

To operate a casino at a Nebraska horse racetrack companies will have to pay $1 million for a 20-year license. The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission released the new casino rules on Friday. Voters authorized casino gambling at horse tracks in Nebraska...

 2021-11-14 02:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Chambers of Commerce come together to celebrate with Hispanic owned business...

The Hastings Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 13th anniversary of a Hispanic business in Hastings alongside the Nebraska Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. This is the first time both chambers came together. "There are some of our Latino businesses that ...

 2021-11-14 02:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Elephant's Eye reopens after closing for two years due to flood and pandemic...

"Memories that people talk about [the bar], that's probably the best part of it. "Jocelyn Manzo is the general manager at the Ramada hotel in Kearney. The Elephant's Eye reopened just last weekend and Manzo said she is excited to have the ...

 2021-11-13 22:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Three snow leopards die from COVID at Lincoln Children's Zoo...

Three snow leopards have died at the Lincoln Children's Zoo of complications from COVID-19. The zoo made the announcement in a Facebook post on Friday, describing the deaths of the three leopards as "truly heartbreaking. " The zoo began treati...

 2021-11-13 22:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

102 died at Native American board school in Nebraska...

Researchers say they have uncovered the names of 102 Native American students who died at a federally operated boarding school in Nebraska. The discovery comes as ground-penetrating radar has been used in recent weeks to search for a cemetery once used by...

 2021-11-13 19:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

DHHS asks Nebraskans to consider adoption for National Adoption Month...

646 children in Nebraska are currently seeking adoption with 104 already being placed in an adoptive home setting, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). November is Adoption Month in Nebraska and DHHS, the Governor's office,...

 2021-11-13 17:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gomez found not responsible for double homicide by reason of insanity...

A Holdrege man has been found not responsible by reason of insanity for the murders of two individuals. The ruling was issued on Friday by Phelps County Judge Stephen Illingworth after a two-day trial. MANUEL GOMEZ TRIAL BEGINS, FACED WITH DOUBLE MURDER C...

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