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Santa Fun at Grand Island Public Library

Dec 8, 2023 / Grand Island Public Library

Grand Island, Neb. — This year, kids can write letters to Santa before meeting him in person at the Grand Island Public Library. In...
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NSP AirWing Assist Leads to Arrest Following Pursuit

Dec 8, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

(LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Lincoln man after a pursuit that began near Beatrice and ende...
Stolen Firearm Recovered, Former Dundy County Sheriff Arrested

Stolen Firearm Recovered, Former Dundy County Sheriff Arrested

Dec 8, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

(Benkelman, NE) - Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested the former Dundy County Sheriff as part of an investigation into firea...
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Update Arrest Made - 16 yr old GI Native Found Dead In Texas Apartment

Dec 8, 2023 / KRGI News/Edna Police Department

(Update/Sunday, December 10th) Edna, TX Police Department Release - On Saturday, December 9th, 2023, with the help of the community, friends, and f...
Doug Kristensen to retire as UNK chancellor after 22 years

Doug Kristensen to retire as UNK chancellor after 22 years

Dec 7, 2023 / Press Release

University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen, a native Nebraskan, lifelong public servant and the longest-serving chancellor in the...
Area Crews Battle Tuesday Morning Fire

Area Crews Battle Tuesday Morning Fire

Dec 7, 2023 / Tyson Havranek

Multiple local fire departments battled a major structure fire near Cairo early yesterday morning.  The damages include the total loss of eig...
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Grant

Dec 7, 2023 / Press Release

The Hall County Sheriff’s Department was awarded $5,563.08 by Nebraska Highway Safety to carry out the Selective Overtime Enforcement for the...
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Flags to Fly Half-Staff in Remembrance of Pearl Harbor Attack

Dec 7, 2023 / Press Release

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 half-staff on ...
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GI Yard Waste Site To Close for the Season

Dec 5, 2023 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Nebraska — The Grand Island Public Works Department would like to issue notice that the Yard Waste Site, which is located ...
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Grand Island Man Sentenced to 52 Years On Child Pornography Charges

Dec 5, 2023 / Press Release

Acting United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that Scott Lee Meyer, 34, of Grand Island, Nebraska, was sentenced on December 1, 2023, in feder...
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Stolen Tools From Lexington Found Following Social Media Post

Dec 5, 2023 / Press Release

On December 4th, 2023, officers executed a search warrant at 1414 St. Paul Road, Lot #5, reference stolen property. During the execution of t...
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Gov. Pillen Joins Letter Calling for Halt to Foreign Land Grabs

Dec 5, 2023 / Press Release

Governor Jim Pillen has joined 16 Republican governors in calling on President Joe Biden, the U.S. Congress, and other federal leaders to take nece...
NSP Investigating Homicide in Aurora

NSP Investigating Homicide in Aurora

Dec 2, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

(AURORA, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an incident early this morning in Aurora that left one person deceased and ...
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Grand Island Man Arrested Following Fatality Accident Investigation

Dec 1, 2023 / Press Release

In relation to the fatality accident that occurred on Nov. 16, 2023, The Hall County Sheriff's Office has completed its investigation. On Nov. 30, ...
City Singers Christmas Concerts This Weekend

City Singers Christmas Concerts This Weekend

Dec 1, 2023 / Press Release

Grand Island City Singers will present their 2021 Concert, Sing of Joy, Saturday & Sunday, December 4-5, 2:00 PM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church,...
Tree Of Hope Fundraiser For CNCAA

Tree Of Hope Fundraiser For CNCAA

Dec 1, 2023 / Press Release

Coming up this Saturday the Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addiction is bringing back its tree of Hope fundraiser This is a fundraisin...
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Ricketts Fighting for Nebraska Priorities in Comprehensive Farm Bill Reauthorization

Nov 30, 2023 / Press Release

 U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) commented on the recent temporary Farm Bill extension and highlighted the Nebraska priorities he’s pu...
NU Regents to consider naming rural health complex after UNK Chancellor Kristensen

NU Regents to consider naming rural health complex after UNK Chancellor Kristensen

Nov 30, 2023 / Press Release

he University of Nebraska Board of Regents will consider a proposal at its meeting on Friday (Dec. 1) to name the Rural Health Education Complex at...
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Thanksgiving in the Rear View, Holiday Travel Season is Underway

Nov 30, 2023 / Press Release

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed from the road 27 impaired drivers during the busy Thanksgiving travel weekend. Thanksgiving weeken...
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Tree of Warmth and Food Shelf for the GI Community This Holiday Season

Nov 30, 2023 / Press Release

The Grand Island Public Library and Foundation has a Tree of Warmth for our community this winter. People can donate new, clean and in good-sh...
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Hastings Utilities’ seasonal Share the Warmth campaign

Nov 30, 2023 / Press Release

The Hastings Utilities Department and the Salvation Army are teaming up again this year tokeep families warm all winter long. The Share The Warmth...
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Buckle Up, Every Trip, Every Time Results

Nov 29, 2023 / Press Release

The Grand Island Police Department was awarded $4,936.48 to carry our Selective Overtime Enforcement for the Buckle Up, Every Trip, Every Time mobi...
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Grand Island Fire and Police Unions team up to keep kids warm this winter.

Nov 29, 2023 / Press Release

The Grand Island Professional Fire Fighters will be doing their yearly delivery of warm coats to local elementary schools on Wednesday, Novemb...
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River-Meister Pleads to Child Abuse Resulting in Death, a Class II Felony Offense in the District Court of Hall County

Nov 27, 2023 / Press Release

On Tuesday, November 21, 2023, Ryan Rivera-Meister entered a No Contest plea to an amended charge of Attempted Intentional Child Abuse Resulti...
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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of First Lady Rosalynn Carter

Nov 27, 2023 / Press Release

Governor Jim Pillen, in accordance with a request from the White House, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags be flown at half-staff to honor ...