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April Traffic Fatality Toll

May 16, 2024 / NDOT

  May 15, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of April 2024, twenty-three people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska ro...
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GI Police Report

May 16, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 05/16/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Burglary at Kearney Powersports – 10 dirt bikes stolen

May 15, 2024 / Kearney Police Department

(Kearney, NE) - The Kearney Police Department is currently investigating a burglary which occurred at Kearney Powersports, 511 2nd Avenue south, on...
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Central Nebraska Veterans Treatment Court Celebrates GraduationAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 15, 2024 / KRGI News

The Central Nebraska Veterans Treatment Court Celebrated the graduation of Navy Veteran Alyssa Bourbon from the program.   District Judge...
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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15, 2024 / Pre

LINCOLN, NE - Governor Jim Pillen, in accordance with a request from the White House, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at...
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NSP Announces April Results of Alcohol Compliance Checks

May 15, 2024 / NSP

MAY 14, 2024 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol conducted numerous alcohol compliance checks in April....
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State Fair Board to Meet

May 15, 2024 / NSF

NEBRASKA STATE FAIR BOARDREVISED Meeting AgendaMay 17, 2024 – 1:00 PMAdministrative Offices, Grand Island, NE1. Call to Order2. Roll Call3. I...
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GI Police Report

May 15, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 05/15/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Primary Election Results

May 15, 2024 / KRGI News

For Statewide Election Results Click Here. Hall County Election Results Adams County Election Results Buffalo County Election Results Hami...
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Juniata Man Sentenced for Child Pornography Offenses

May 14, 2024 / DOJ

  United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that Coren C. Potts, 53, of Juniata, Nebraska, was sentenced May 14, 2024, in federal court in ...
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Three Names to be Added to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial

May 14, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — Three more names will be added to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial on Friday, May 17 at 10 a.m. The 2024 Police Me...
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Zeisler Named Next Manager of Utilities for the City of Hastings

May 14, 2024 / City Of Hastings Release

Members of the Hastings City Council voted 8-0 during their regular meeting on Monday, May 13 to approve the appointment of Derek Zeisler to b...
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Northwest Receives Golf Gift

May 14, 2024 / Paul Nielsen GI Tourism

GRAND ISLAND, NE: Northwest High School has been selected as a recipient of PGA REACH Nebraska’s Clubs FORE Youth Program —growing the ...
GIPS Foundation Celebrates 21st Annual Staff Campaign Results

GIPS Foundation Celebrates 21st Annual Staff Campaign Results

May 14, 2024 / Mitchell Roush GIPS

Grand Island, NE – May 14, 2024– The Grand Island Public Schools Foundation proudly announced the remarkable results of its 21st annual...
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Smith Introduces Legislation Renewing Key Trade Program to Reduce Input Costs for American Industry

May 14, 2024 / Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Committee Trade Subcommittee Chair Adrian Smith (R-NE) introduced the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Refo...
GI Hometown Heros Unveiling Set

GI Hometown Heros Unveiling SetAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 14, 2024 / KRGI News

The Grand Island Hometown Heroes program has the first unveiling Tuesday May 21st. Holly Klimek visited with Brian Gallagher. They’ll hang 5...
Kevin and Jacque Daniels live outside of Norfolk where they own a feedlot and work with horses. Kevin has a condition called Guillain-Barré that has left him paralyzed from the neck down. He is slowly gaining back movement and said he hopes to one day restore his mobility. He gets around his farm using his electric wheelchair, provided by AgrAbility, and operates it by pressing his cheek and chin against the features of the chair reaching from behind the headrest. The couple learned about AgrAbility through a friend who knew about the program.

Accessibility in Agriculture: AgrAbility provides hope

May 14, 2024 / Breanna Fanta / Nebraska News Service

Most people can’t imagine not being able to do the things they love, and many never have to experience that.  This was a reality for 61...
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Nebraska’s Historic Military Forts by Jeff Barnes at Kearney Public Library

May 14, 2024 / City of Kearney

Omaha author Jeff Barnes presents “The Forts of Nebraska” at the Kearney Public Library on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. The...
GI Man Arrested for Sexual Assault

GI Man Arrested for Sexual Assault

May 14, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 05/14/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Smith Statement on Delay of Changes to USPS Operations at North Platte Facility

May 14, 2024 / Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE), released the following statement after United States Postmaster General Louis DeJoy agree...
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Kearney Police Memorial Ceremony

May 13, 2024 / City of Kearney

Join us in honoring our brave law enforcement officers during National Police Week May 12, 2024 through May 18, 2024. The Kearney Police Depar...
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NSP Aviation Support Unit Assists in Pursuit Arrests

May 13, 2024 / NSP

MAY 13, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested several people following pursuits in eastern Nebra...
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Attorney General Hilgers Leads Multi-State Coalitions in Two Lawsuits to Stop  Electric-Truck MandatesAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 13, 2024 / AG

Lincoln--Attorney General Hilgers is leading multi-state coalitions in two lawsuits to stop both the Biden Administration and the State of Californ...
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Work Will Begin on N-22, Scotia East to US-281

May 13, 2024 / NDOT

May 13, 2024 (Grand Island, Neb.) — Weather permitting, work will begin Tuesday, May 28, on N-22, from reference post 15+23 to reference...
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Hall County Sheriff's Department Has OpeningsAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 13, 2024 / KRGI News

Hall County Sheriff's Rick Conrad and Chief Deputy Josh Berlie explored a couple of subjects with Brian Gallagher on Monday. They talked about the ...