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Victim Identified In Fatal Accident In Hall Co.

On Sept. 14, 2021, at approximately 5:42 p.m. Hall County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an injury accident on Interstate 80 near mile marke... continue reading
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Plans Underway For Those Wanting To Pay Respects To Fallen Hero

Efforts are underway in Omaha for those wanting to pay their respects to one of the 13 fallen in the Kabul bombing. The casket carrying Cpl. Daega... continue reading
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Plans For New FexEx Center In Grand Island

Land that had served as the home of a Grand Island garden center will soon become the site of a FedEx Ground warehouse and distribution center. &n... continue reading
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State Fair Looking To 2022 And Beyond

The 2021 Nebraska State Fair has wrapped up, and now plans are already underway for next year's Fair and beyond. KRGI's Tyson Havranek has the sto... continue reading
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Multi-vehicle crash kills 2 people, injures 5 in Nebraska

One person has been arrested after a multi-vehicle crash that claimed the lives of two people Saturday morning in Lincoln. The crash occurred at a... continue reading
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State Fair Files Lawsuit Hoping To Take Back Rights To Aksarben Stock Show

The Nebraska State Fair has filed a lawsuit which will attempt to find out who owns rights to the Aksarben stock show name and logo. The Nebraska ... continue reading
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CDHD Offers Guidance To Those Attending Nebraska State Fair

Opening ceremonies for the state fair kickoff tomorrow With thousands expected to attend, the Central District Health Department is offering guida... continue reading
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Ex-State Fair finance director pleads no contest to theft

The former finance director of the Nebraska State Fair has pleaded no contest to three counts of felony theft of money from the fair.  30 yea... continue reading
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Covid 19 Vaccine Receives FDA Approval

The covid 19 vaccine from pfizer has been given the green light from the FDA and health officials and government leaders are hoping that will help ... continue reading
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Live In The KRGI Newsroom: Governor Pete Ricketts

KRGI News Director Tyson Havranek sat down with Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts Monday morning.   KRGI News/Sports · Governor Pete ... continue reading
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KRGI News Special Report:Covid Rates On The Rise

Covid-19 cases continue to see an increase in the tri-cities with the emergence of the Delta variant and our area health professionals are pleading... continue reading
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Labor shortage sees Nebraska cut state parks' hours, service

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Labor shortages that have plagued businesses across the country have also put the squeeze on Nebraska's state parks. The... continue reading
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Standoff in Kearney ends with death of suspect in shootings

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police say a standoff in Kearney with a suspect in the shooting of two women ended with the death of the man from a self... continue reading
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Officer-Involved Shooting in Howard County

AUGUST 14, 2021 (ST PAUL, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol Special Investigations Team is investigating an officer-involved shooting t... continue reading
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Additional Information Released on Juniata Active Shooter/Standoff

AUGUST 11, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional information regarding the active shooter... continue reading
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Covid Chaos As Delta Cases Rise And Divide Grows In Grand Island

KRGI News/Sports · KRGI Special Report 8 - 10 - 21   Frustration is rising as schools get set to return, and the cities largest sch... continue reading

Racing And Gaming Appointment Clarification

Back on the topic of expanded gaming there seems to be some confusion as to when shovels can be put in the ground and work can begin. Earlier this ... continue reading
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GIPS temporarily returns to masking

Effective Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Grand Island Public Schools will temporarily require masks for all PK-12 staff, students and visitors while insi... continue reading
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NSP Investigating Howard County In-Custody Death

AUGUST 5, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an in-custody death in Howard County. The incident oc... continue reading
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Nebraska State Trooper Nicholas Goodwin Passes Away

AUGUST 5, 2021 (SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol family is mourning the sudden loss of Trooper Nicholas Goodwin #73. Troo... continue reading

Casino Addition Requests Could Saturate Market

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Nebraska voters overwhelmingly approved casino gambling at Nebraska’s six licenced horse tracks last ... continue reading

Program Launched To Assist With Feral Cat Population In Doniphan

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Doniphan Trap Neuter Return, a program under Voice for Companion Animals  aims to address/reduce the f... continue reading

GIPS Announces Back To School Plan

*Audio Version Of Story Below*    Grand Island Public Schools announced the 2021-2022 Safe Return to School plan on July 30 during a pr... continue reading
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Kawasaki plans $200M expansion that would add 550 new jobs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing plans a $200 million expansion at its plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, a move that is expected ... continue reading
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Patrol says teen, 2 children in eastern Nebraska crash

WAHOO, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says an 18-year-old driver and two children in her car have been killed in a crash near Wahoo. T... continue reading