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GI Police Report

Apr 16, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 04/16/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Endangered Missing Advisory CANCELLED

Apr 15, 2024 / NSP

This is a cancellation of the Endangered Missing Advisory issued by Nebraska Law EnforcementThe Endangered Missing Advisory activated to determine ...
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An Endangered Missing Advisory Has Been Activated

Apr 15, 2024 / NSP

An Endangered Missing Advisory has been issued for Central Nebraska. The Hastings Police Department is attempting to locate, Tommy D Rosenau who is...
Strong Chance Of Thunderstorms Predicted For Tonight

Strong Chance Of Thunderstorms Predicted For Tonight

Apr 15, 2024 / KRGI News

Grand Island Forecast (April 15th - 3:00 pm)  TONIGHT: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 56. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 20 to 25...
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Grand Island Chamber, City of GI to Host ‘Mayor for a Day’ Essay Contest

Apr 15, 2024 / Spencer Schubert

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Do you think you have what it takes to be mayor for a day? That question will be posed to Grand Island-area sixth grader...
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Tribute to Women Event Approaching

Apr 15, 2024 / Hastings YWCA

The YWCA Adams County is ready to celebrate the stars of Hastings at the annual Tribute to Women event on Monday April 29th at 7pm. The organizatio...
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Troopers Report Speedy Start to 2024

Apr 15, 2024 / NSP

APRIL 15, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Nebraska roadways are off to a speedy start to 2024. In the first 100 days of the year, Nebraska State...
Stocker & Quezada Win 2024 Northwest/McGahan Honor Award

Stocker & Quezada Win 2024 Northwest/McGahan Honor Award

Apr 15, 2024 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - The annual McGahan Honor Awards were given out in front of the Northwest student body this morning, Monday, April 15th. One wi...
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Early Voting Open in NebraskaAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Apr 15, 2024 / KRGI News

Voters can stop by their election office and cast ballots in advance of the May 14th primary. Hall County Election Commissioner Tracy Overstreet ha...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Apr 15, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 04/15/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Potentially Dangerous Weather on the Way

Apr 15, 2024 / NWS

Key Message #1: Expect windy conditions today across the region.  Elevated to near-critical fire weather conditions will be possible, especial...
Early Giving Now Open for Give Hastings Day

Early Giving Now Open for Give Hastings Day

Apr 15, 2024 / Give Hastings

(Hastings, Neb.) — Giving is now open for Give Hastings Day. The fundraising event will culminate on Thursday, May 2. Now in its eleventh yea...
State/Federal Reaction to Death of Ceresco Police Officer

State/Federal Reaction to Death of Ceresco Police Officer

Apr 14, 2024 / KRGI News

Gov. Pillen Reacts to Death of Officer, Orders Flags be Flown at Half-StaffLINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen offered his deepest condo...
NSP Investigating Fatal Crash That Claims Life of Ceresco Police Officer

NSP Investigating Fatal Crash That Claims Life of Ceresco Police Officer

Apr 13, 2024 / Nebraska State Patrol

(Ceresco, NE)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is heartbroken to announce the passing of Ceresco Police Officer Ross Bartlett. Bartlett also...
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Northwest Public Schools Update with Dr. EdwardsAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Apr 13, 2024 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Northwest Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Edwards joined KRGI in the studio on Thursday's edition of "Focus On Educatio...
Department of Justice

Grand Island Man, Elm Creek Woman Sentenced in Federal Court

Apr 12, 2024 / DOJ

United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that Thomas McHenry, 49, of Grand Island, Nebraska, was sentenced April 12, 2024, in federal court in L...
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The U.S.-Japan Alliance Stands for Freedom and Opportunity

Apr 12, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

The Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, home of the Thomas Jefferson, the Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorials, is encirc...
Pete Ricketts Weekly Column

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: I Want to Cut Your Taxes

Apr 12, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

The average Nebraskan paid $10,519 in taxes to the federal government last year. In return, they should expect a responsible government that respec...
Central Community College

Hornady Manufacturing Presents Significant Donation to CCC

Apr 12, 2024 / CCC

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – The Central Community College Foundation is pleased to announce a $750,000 donation from Hornady Manufacturing. The gif...
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New Health Career Scholarship Honors Evelyn Watts’  43-year Nursing Career at Good Samaritan

Apr 12, 2024 / CHI

KEARNEY - The CHI Health Good Samaritan Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship that will benefit students pursuing a career in health ...
Hall County Sheriff Welcomes Two New Deputies

Hall County Sheriff Welcomes Two New Deputies

Apr 12, 2024 / KRGI News

Congratulations to Deputy Sliva and Deputy Wilson on graduating from the 216th Basic Class at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. We are ...
Nebraska Department of Corrections

RTC staff member injured in assault

Apr 12, 2024 / DOC

April 12, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) –  A staff member at the Reception and Treatment Center (RTC) sustained a serious* injury in an inmate as...
Lincoln Inmate Missing

Lincoln Inmate Missing

Apr 12, 2024 / DOC

April 12, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln...
GIPD Welcomes Two New Officers

GIPD Welcomes Two New Officers

Apr 12, 2024 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - GIPD on Thursday welcomed Officer Kluska & Officer Romero on successfully completing their training at the NE Law Enforcem...
City Of Grand Island

GI City Council Plans Retreat

Apr 12, 2024 / City of GI

Meeting Agenda of City Council Study Session (Council Retreat)Utilities Conference Room1306 W. 3rd StreetStrategic Planning WorkshopApril 13, 2024 ...