Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

The staff members of Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home & Crematory located in Council Bluffs will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No matter how it's tailored, such a ceremony is an important step in recovering from loss.

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    Friday, November 28, 2014

    Holiday Poinsettia Show November 28, 2014 through January 4, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day) Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108 (402) 346-4002 Thousands of poinsettias bursting with rich, vibrant color fill the floral display hall in a glowing tribute to the holidays during the spectacular holiday poinsettia show. In the center of it all, a magnificent and majestic 20-foot-tall poinsettia tree stands tall. Surrounded by a cascade of twinkling white lights, glittering ornaments and the whir and whistle of model garden trains, this show evokes the warmest greetings of goodwill and cheer. More than 5000 poinsettias in 26 different varieties were grown for the 2014 display. See varieties of multi-hued, deep red, sparkling white and speckled poinsettias that vary in hue, texture, height and bloom time. Varieties will be replaced as needed to provide an ever-changing display. To build the holiday ambience, model garden trains will whir and whistle across more than 300 feet of track around dozens of miniature Omaha-area landmarks, such as the First National Tower, Woodmen Tower, Union Pacific's headquarters, the Rose Theater and numerous Old Market buildings. Standard garden admission rates apply for this exhibit. Members are admitted free. Join today! Read more

    Friday, February 13, 2015

    Gaelic Storm Friday, February 13, 2015 from 8:00pm-10:00pm Arts Center - Iowa Western Community College 2700 College Road, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Gaelic Storm is back with the #1 Billboard World Album, The Boathouse, a seafaring album of traditional songs of the ocean, recorded in one whiskey fueled week in a converted boathouse on The Chesapeake Bay. The Boathouse is the sixth album to be released on the band’s own label, Lost Again Records, and showcases the incomparable songwriting and accomplished musicianship of a band that has made their mark bringing fans to their feet two hundred days per year. With catalog sales of more than 1 million, Gaelic Storm boasts four consecutive album debuts at #1 on the Billboard World Albums Chart. The group’s ability to deftly incorporate a rock sensibility into their sound affords them rare crossover appeal; sharing the same bill with acts ranging from Zac Brown Band and the Goo Goo Dolls to Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett. With their signature acoustic production, Gaelic Storm blends indie-folk and world grooves with Celtic tradition to bring you twelve tales of plight and plunder, whiskey-drenched pirates, flying cannon balls and the ladies of ill repute. Ready your sea legs; you'll need them for The Boathouse! Tickets may be purchased by calling the Box Office at 712-388-7140 or online at Read more

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