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The First Winter Weather of the Season Arrives This Weekend

The First Winter Weather of the Season Arrives This Weekend

Oct 26, 2023 / Press Release

The first winter weather of the season will arrive this weekend. A rain/snow mix will transition to snow Saturday/Saturday night. The highest accu...
Gov. Pillen Tours Businesses & Celebrates Manufacturing Month in Nebraska

Gov. Pillen Tours Businesses & Celebrates Manufacturing Month in Nebraska

Oct 26, 2023 / Press Release

Governor Jim Pillen called attention to the vital contribution of manufacturers to Nebraska’s economy by touring two businesses and issuing a...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

National Buckle Up Phone Down Day

Oct 26, 2023 / Press Release

Governor Jim Pillen joined the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) in encouraging drivers to prioritize roadway safety as Nebraska jo...
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Smith Supports Mike Johnson for House Speaker

Oct 26, 2023 / Press Release

Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) was elected to serve as Speaker of the House of Representa...
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Troopers Arrest Motorcycle Rider After Hall County Pursuit

Oct 24, 2023 / Press Release

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested one person following a pursuit Sunday evening in Hall County. At approximately 10:15 p.m. Sunday,...
State Fair Talent Budget Doubles for 2024

State Fair Talent Budget Doubles for 2024

Oct 23, 2023 / Press Release

(Grand Island, NE) A need to continue to be competitive and improve the quality of talent for the Nebraska Lottery Concert Series led the Nebraska ...
Hear GI Wins Statewide Award

Hear GI Wins Statewide Award

Oct 23, 2023 / Tyson Havranek

Hear Grand Island was awarded the 2023 Outstanding Tourism Event by the Nebraska Tourism Commission! Event organizers shared the news on Facebook,...
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Northwest Public Schools Update with Dr. EdwardsAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Oct 20, 2023 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Northwest Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Edwards stopped by our KRGI studios on Thursday morning to catch up with all ...
Nick Rathod & Janet Rathod (2023 Distinguished Alumni)

Northwest Honors Distinguished Alumni Nick & Janet RathodAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Oct 20, 2023 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - On Friday morning Northwest High School recognized two special guests as part of this year's 2023 Distinguished Alumni. This y...
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NDOT Crew Member Killed in Traffic Incident

Oct 18, 2023 / Press Release

The Nebraska Department of Transportation is deeply saddened to report that a member of the NDOT team lost his life yesterday while working to keep...
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Valley County Sheriff Arrested

Oct 18, 2023 / Press Release

 Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested the Valley County Sheriff following a months-long investigation. Yesterday aftern...
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Update On Hornady Explosion

Oct 17, 2023 / Press Release

At 9:47 CST, Friday, October 13, 2023, Cairo Fire Department responded to the report of an explosion at Hornady Manufacturing Company, 8318 W ...
Resources for Nebraskans Impacted by Crisis in Israel

Resources for Nebraskans Impacted by Crisis in Israel

Oct 16, 2023 / Press Release

As the State of Israel enters a new phase in its defensive actions against the Islamic militant movement Hamas, Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen issued...
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Hastings Police Make Felony Warrant Arrests

Oct 15, 2023 / City of Hastings

(Hastings, NE) - On Friday October 13 th , 2023 the Hastings Police Department served a search warrant at 1208 West 3 rd Street Apartment #1. This ...
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Fatality After Explosion At Hornady

Oct 13, 2023 / Press Release

There was an explosion mid-morning at the chemical compound building at Hornady Manufacturing, 8350 W Old Potash Highway, Wood River. As a result o...
Grand Island Children's Museum

Grand Island Children’s Museum Awarded $5 Million from 2023 Shovel-Ready Grant Program

Oct 13, 2023 / Press Release

 The Grand Island Children's Museum, Inc. (GICM) was awarded $5 million from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) 2023 Shovel...
KPD Mourns Loss Of Retired Lt. Lewis

KPD Mourns Loss Of Retired Lt. Lewis

Oct 12, 2023 / Press Release

On behalf of the entire Kearney Police Department, we extend our sincere condolences, prayers, and love to the Lewis family. We were all shocked an...
No Injuries Reported After Semi vs Train Accident In Merrick Co

No Injuries Reported After Semi vs Train Accident In Merrick Co

Oct 12, 2023 / Tyson Havranek

Emergency crews responded to a semi vs train accident in Merrick Co. yesterday.  The accident occurred at Highway 30/35th Road in Silver Cree...
Hastings College receives $1.1 million grant to establish religious initiative

Hastings College receives $1.1 million grant to establish religious initiative

Oct 12, 2023 / Press Release

Hastings College has received a grant of $1,120,748 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish ASPIRE, the Academy of Student Preachers Inspiring ...
Celebrating Sustainability on National Farmer Day 2023

Celebrating Sustainability on National Farmer Day 2023

Oct 12, 2023 / Press Release

Lincoln, Neb. – Producing more and doing it with less is sustainability in Nebraska. As farmers are working long hours to bring their crops i...
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Nebraska Capitol Goes Blue in Showing Solidarity with Israel

Oct 12, 2023 / Press Release

 At the direction of Governor Jim Pillen, the Nebraska Capitol will be illuminated in blue light starting tonight, as a symbol of solidarity w...
State Veterans Cemetery Secures Federal Funding

State Veterans Cemetery Secures Federal Funding

Oct 11, 2023 / Press Release

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced it has awarded 8.3 Million for the establishment of a Nebraska Veterans Cemetery in Grand Island....
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School Choice Law Will Go To Voters

Oct 11, 2023 / Press Release

The November 2024 general election will allow Nebraska voters to decide whether the Opportunity Scholarships Act should be repealed or retained. C...
Heartland United Way Seeks Additional Non-Profits, Announces Campaign Chairs

Heartland United Way Seeks Additional Non-Profits, Announces Campaign Chairs

Oct 11, 2023 / Press Release

The Heartland United Way Annual Campaign is underway. Patrons in Hall, Hamilton, Howard, and Merrick Counties are generously donating dollars to ma...
Youth Leadership Tomorrow Class 27 Announced

Youth Leadership Tomorrow Class 27 Announced

Oct 11, 2023 / Press Release

Leadership Unlimited is excited to announce the members of their next Youth Leadership Tomorrow class. Thirty students from six Hall County high sc...