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 2021-11-11 02:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Costs of homes skyrocket, experts say not enough homes to supply the demand...

In 2021, the average cost of a home in the Tri-Cities is up, way up, a change not reflected in many buyers' paychecks. The question becomes: How can anyone afford a home in Central Nebraska? "Hard. It's gonna be hard, challenging," said Ea...

 2021-11-11 00:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

$15 million Potash Highway project finishes in Grand Island a year early...

Islanders are driving on their tax dollars as a $15. 5 million road project opens earlier than anticipated. "A year ahead of schedule," said Mayor Roger Steele. The mayor says voters are seeing their 2018 decision pay off. Steele said, "When v...

 2021-11-10 23:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Day 2: Manuel Gomez trial continues...

The bench trial of Manuel Gomez continued Wednesday, as he faces two counts of first-degree murder and one count of first-degree assault in a 2019 shooting rampage. Gomez also faces three counts of use of a firearm to commit a felony, one count of possess...

 2021-11-10 22:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Historic deal with governor raises wages for Corrections Officer Union workers...

Negotiations between Governor Pete Ricketts and the union representing Nebraska corrections workers have been happening for weeks in the hopes of recruiting and retaining more workers. Back in June, officials discussed staffing shortages along with overcr...

 2021-11-10 22:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NSP gives an update on Agrex Elevator shooting in Superior...

The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) provided more information about last month's ag elevator shooting in Superior at a news conference Wednesday afternoon. NSP RELEASES MORE DETAILS ON SHOOTING IN SUPERIORNSP said two employees met with the shooter, Max H...

 2021-11-10 21:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, November 10, 2021...

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

 2021-11-10 21:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hospitals fill up as COVID cases surge in Nebraska...

Hospitals are fuller than at any point in the pandemic in Omaha amid a surge in COVID-19 cases that has health officials raising alarms. Nebraska had the nation's fifth-highest percentage increase in COVID cases last week, part of a surge of infection...

 2021-11-10 20:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln diocese declares fasting day after sex abuse report...

The Catholic Diocese in Lincoln has declared a day of fasting for its priests in response to a report that identified hundreds of cases of church sex abuse in Nebraska since the 1930s. A message sent to Lincoln-area parishioners said Bishop James Conley p...

 2021-11-10 20:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

States challenge Biden's vaccine mandate for health workers...

A coalition of 10 states sued the federal government on Wednesday to try to block a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for health care workers, marking a new front in the resistance by Republican-led states to the pandemic policies of President Joe Biden's ...

 2021-11-10 20:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Frost willing to 'make any sacrifices' to keep Nebraska job...

Scott Frost said he is willing to make sacrifices to continue as coach at Nebraska. Frost's comment came two days after he took a pay cut and fired four offensive assistants. The Cornhuskers are 15-27 in four years under Frost and 3-7 this season. Off...

 2021-11-10 17:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

KVFD called again to Odessa smoldering alfalfa fire...

The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) responded to an Odessa fire for the second time this week Tuesday night. SMOKEY HAZE TO BE EXPECTED AS OFFICIALS WORK TO CONTAIN SMOLDERING ALFALFA FIRE. KVFD said crews were called around 9:15 p. m. to an acti...

 2021-11-10 16:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Orleans man charged with selling THC, nicotine cartridges to Lexington middle-schoolers...

An Orleans man has been charged after allegedly selling THC and nicotine cartridges to Lexington Middle School students. Hector Lugo, 22, of Orleans, is charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance within 500 feet of a school and contrib...

 2021-11-10 15:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Broken Bow School bond fails...

A $29. 9 million bond to improve the middle school and high school building at Broken Bow Public Schools has failed. According to Custer County Clerk Constance Gracey, unofficial election results show 848 voted against the bond and 503 voted for it. The b...

 2021-11-10 13:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska reports more COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations...

Nebraska recorded a second straight week of increased COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continued to creep up, prompting the state to resume daily updates on the virus. The state reported 5,104 new virus cases last week to the federal Centers for Diseas...

 2021-11-10 12:42 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, November 10, 2021...

Alex Voichoskie of KRVN has today's ag report: - Fischer, other senators announce Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act. - Nebraskan elected to serve as chairman of American Angus Association. - Chinese soybean imports drop to lowest level since...

 2021-11-10 04:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

City of Arapahoe meets to discuss closure of local nursing home...

To further address concerns and potential ideas for the future, the city of Arapahoe has called a community meeting in regards to the closure of its local nursing home. Last week, Benita Adams found out the assisted living facility her aunt is in is closi...

 2021-11-10 04:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Extension: Raising Nebraska...

We hear all about Raising Nebraska on NTV News at Noon....

 2021-11-10 01:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Public can now see snowplowing progress in Kearney...

Which streets have been cleared of snow in Kearney will now be available for anyone to check. According to the City of Kearney, thanks to recent GPS tracking upgrades on equipment, a public portal will show plowing progress on arterial and residential str...

 2021-11-10 00:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island to overhaul failing sewer line to airport with federal funds...

A shiny new airport terminal has served record numbers of passengers in Grand Island. But infrastructure serving it may be reaching the point of failure as the community invests big bucks in a sewer upgrade. CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL AIRPORT EXPERIENCING ...

 2021-11-09 23:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bellevue man charged after allegedly causing $10,000 in damage to Waverly High School...

A Bellevue man has been charged after he allegedly drove through a fence at Waverly High School and caused an estimated $10,000 in damage. Jacob Jordan, 22, is charged in Lancaster County Court with one count of criminal mischief (more than $5,000). He wa...

 2021-11-09 22:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bar owners say extended hours would improve safety; GIPD says staffing in crisis mode...

Last call may come an hour later for Grand Island bars if the city council approves. Bar owners say the additional hour would improve public safety, while police say staffing has reached crisis levels. Brent Lindner's establishments toss tough by day ...

 2021-11-09 18:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, November 9, 2021...

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

 2021-11-09 18:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hall County to add memorial for veterans of Gulf War, War on Terror...

Veterans of the War on Terror are not forgotten as Hall County takes steps to add a permanent memorial to those who have lost their lives in service to the country over the last three decades. "After Vietnam we have no memorial to dedicate to these yo...

 2021-11-09 17:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two transported for minor injuries following bus-SUV crash...

Two people were transported for minor injuries following a crash between a bus and an SUV Tuesday morning near Wood River. According to the Hall County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to Highway 30 and 90th Road in reference to the crash. The inv...

 2021-11-09 16:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln Police investigating after shots fired at garage...

Lincoln Police are investigating after a man reported someone shot at his garage Monday night. According to LPD, police were called just after 11 p. m. to the 3000 block of Y Street on a report of gunshots. Upon arrival, police contacted a 73-year-old man...

 2021-11-09 16:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln Police, Fire investigating two car arsons...

Lincoln Police and Lincoln Fire and Rescue are investigating two reported car arsons. According to LPD, police responded just after 6 a. m. Monday to the 6200 block of Blackstone Road in reference to a car fire. The victim, a 71-year-old man, reported tha...

 2021-11-09 15:56 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Manuel Gomez trial begins, faced with double murder charges...

The trial of a Holdrege man accused of a double homicide that took place over two years ago started Tuesday. Manuel Gomez, 48, was charged in the February 2019 shooting deaths of 65-year-old Raymond Burton and 54-year-old David Rogers. Gomez was also accu...

 2021-11-09 15:55 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man arrested for assaulting contract workers, officers...

A Grand Island man is in the Hall County Jail after he allegedly assaulted two contract workers and two police officers. Brent Willard, 33, was arrested on two counts of third-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault on an officer and resisting ...

 2021-11-09 15:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

North Platte man sentenced in federal court for meth charges...

A North Platte man was sentenced to nearly 70 months in prison for drug charges. Eric White, 37, received his sentence in federal court on Monday, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. Off...

 2021-11-09 13:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, November 9, 2021...

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines: Nebraska Cattlemen investing in the future of membership. Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award Seeks Nominees. USDA Emphasizes Commitment to Climate at COP26. Governors Explore Ways for States t...

 2021-11-09 13:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers reports four more COVID-19 deaths in district...

Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) has reported four more deaths due to COVID-19 in the district. Officials said this brings the total to 149 since the pandemic began. The individualsranged in age from their 50s to 70s....

 2021-11-09 04:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Holdrege man to stand trial for double murder charges on Tuesday...

A Holdrege man accused of a double homicide in Holdrege over two years ago will stand trial Tuesday. Manuel Gomez, 48, was charged in the February 2019 shooting deaths of65-year-old Raymond Burton and 54-year-old David Rogers. Gomez was also accused of sh...

 2021-11-09 03:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Dashboard back to showing daily Nebraska hospital capacity...

Coronavirus hospitalizations in Nebraska have risen above 10% of statewide hospital bed capacity. This number reflects the 7-day rolling average. According to theNebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), this meansupdates to the Nebraska Ho...

 2021-11-09 02:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Annual drama festival held to better prepare schools for future competitions...

Receiving feedback and other constructive criticism, 10 schools performed in this year's drama festival. Jen Meinecky is the director of Saint Paul's One Act. "One Act is a 30-minute play and kids try out. Then we have 30 minutes to perform a ...

 2021-11-08 23:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

"Just Blaize": Boy with rare condition surprised with even rarer gift...

Sometimes the kids with the biggest hearts were born with the weakest hearts. But just like the crops around Valley County, kids like Blaize DeGroff just need to be planted in good soil and watered. " "Every summer every we drive around and look a...

 2021-11-08 23:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local Disabled American Veterans offices accepting volunteers, donations...

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a national nonprofit organization with plenty of ties to central Nebraska, and they are always looking for help. Whether it be by way of donations or volunteering time and effort, there are a variety of opportunitie...

 2021-11-08 20:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Law enforcement looking for man who fled from officers...

Law enforcement is attempting to locate a man who fled a traffic stop near the Frontier/Dawson County line Sunday night. According to the Frontier County Sheriff's Office, authorities are attempting to locate Austin Simkins. The sheriff's office s...

 2021-11-08 18:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, November 8, 2021...

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

 2021-11-08 17:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man arrested for assaulting man with hammer...

A man is in the Lancaster County Jail after he allegedly assaulted a man with a hammer. Trevon Burage, 22, was arrested Saturday morning for first-degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony. According to Lincoln Police, around 8 a. m. Oct. 28, ...

 2021-11-08 17:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

I-80 to temporarily close Monday night for power line work...

Interstate 80 eastbound will be temporarily closed at the Giltner exit Monday night. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, the interstate will be closed starting around 10 p. m. to allow for power lines to be run across the interstate. Traffic will be d...

 2021-11-08 17:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Woman drives drunk with child in car, causes crash...

A woman is in the Lancaster County Jail after she allegedly drove drunk, crashed and caused a girl to have injuries. Rosanne Barrett, 60, was arrest for DUI causing serious bodily injury, child abuse and willful reckless driving. According to Lincoln Poli...

 2021-11-08 16:55 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island Police investigating after bullet found in home...

Grand Island Police are investigating after two people reported a bullet entered their apartment and broke a window. GIPD said officers received a report around 12:15 a. m. Thursday of shots fired in the area of Fifth and Wheeler streets. Nothing was foun...

 2021-11-08 16:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Death penalty or life in prison? Convicted killer Bailey Boswell sentencing begins...

The sentencing of a woman convicted of killing and dismembering Sydney Loofe in 2017 began Monday morning. In October 2020, Bailey Boswell, 27, was found guilty of three charges in the 2017 death of Sydney Loofe; first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit ...

 2021-11-08 15:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, November 8, 2021...

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines: USDA Builds Pandemic Support for Certified and Transitioning Organic Operations. Stoltenow named priority candidate in Nebraska Extension dean and director search. Owner of Stromsburg's Fib...

 2021-11-08 14:49 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Body of Beatrice man recovered in Kansas wildlife refuge...

A Beatrice man died following a drowning Saturday in Phillips County, Kansas. According to the Phillips County Sheriff's Office, shortly after 5 p. m. Saturday, deputies received a report of a possible drowning at Kirwin National Refuge, west of the s...

 2021-11-08 13:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NTV's Grow: November 7, 2021...

The number of farms is on the decline but a bright spot emerge as we see the number of farmers is on the rise in Nebraska. We see just how big the increase is and what economists are saying. Then Brian Gnuse is popping up a treat as we learn what goes int...

 2021-11-08 13:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Smokey haze to be expected as officials work to contain smoldering alfalfa fire...

The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) was dispatched to a report of a smoldering alfalfa fire Sunday evening. Just before 6 p. m. , fire crews arrived at 2455 Odessa Road to a light smoke found coming from a metal grain storage building, which cont...

 2021-11-08 12:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

CHI Health bringing awareness to lung cancer this November...

The National Cancer Institute estimates more than 200,000 cases of Lung and Bronchus cancer will be found this year alone. The experts at CHI Health said folks should get screened sooner rather than later. "Once somebody gets to the place where the di...

 2021-11-08 12:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet Doc: Addie's journey with osteosarcoma, diagnosis and decisions...

Approximately 85% of bone tumors in dogs are related to osteosarcoma. This type of cancer is also about 15 times more common in dogs than people, according to the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation. Toward the knee and away from the elbow is a ...

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