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California Man Arrested After Pursuit with Stolen Vehicle

Jun 19, 2024 / NSP

JUNE 19, 2024 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California man following a pursuit with a ...
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UNL Fulbright Scholar TO Present Tajikistan Cultural Program

Jun 19, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — UNL Grad Student and current Fulbright Scholar Parviz Jamalov is calling Grand Island home for a summer internship with ...
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Wednesday Morning I-80 Assault With Knife Leads To Death

Jun 19, 2024 / Hall County Sheriff Release

(Grand Island, NE) - On June 19th, 2024, at 7:08 a.m. Hall County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 4148 Interstate 80, mile marker 316 ½...
Nebraska Children's Author to Appear at Grand Island Public Library

Nebraska Children's Author to Appear at Grand Island Public Library

Jun 19, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — Kids, teens and adults will have a chance to meet Nebraska children’s book author and illustrator Bruce Arant at t...
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Hall County Approves Issuing Bonds for Courthouse Project

Jun 19, 2024 / KRGI News

Hall County commissioners have voted to issue $40 million in bonds for the planned courthouse construction project: The board voted against a moti...
$3.9 Million Designated for Additional Workforce Housing in Grand Island

$3.9 Million Designated for Additional Workforce Housing in Grand IslandAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 19, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — There is no rest for the weary when it comes to growth and development in Grand Island. On Tuesday, June 18, the Grand ...
Grand Island City Council Calls For Special Election

Grand Island City Council Calls For Special Election

Jun 19, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — The general election isn’t until November, but there will be a special mail-in election taking place in Grand Isla...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jun 19, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 06/19/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Noah Young lives on a 5-acre farm in rural Adams County with his wife Sierra and their four children. (Photo by Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications)

UNK grad grows social media following with his ‘edutaining’ Shiloh Farm accounts

Jun 18, 2024 / By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications

RURAL KENESAW – Noah Young isn’t your typical Nebraska farmer. He’s quick to admit that. “I always tell people I’m ...
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State Fair Board to Meet

Jun 18, 2024 / NSF

NEBRASKA STATE FAIR BOARDREVISED Meeting AgendaJune 21, 2024 – 1:00 PMAdministrative Offices, Grand Island, NE1. Call to Order2. Roll Call3. ...
Grand Island Fireworks Committee Announces Addition

Grand Island Fireworks Committee Announces Addition

Jun 18, 2024 / GI Tourism

[GRAND ISLAND, NE June 17, 2024]  Grand Island’s Community Fireworks Celebration is back for a second year. With the return of this 4th ...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jun 18, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 06/18/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Buffalo County Sheriff

Buffalo County Sheriff's Department Reports Incident

Jun 17, 2024 / BC Sheriff

On the afternoon of Monday, June 17, 2024 the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an adult female experiencing a mental he...
The Governor Addresses a Town Hall Meeting

Doing the People’s Work: Property Tax Reform

Jun 17, 2024 / By Governor Jim Pillen

Over the past few weeks, Nebraskans across the state have begun receiving their property valuation notices. The common reaction to those statements...
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May Traffic Fatality Toll

Jun 17, 2024 / NDOT

June 17, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of May 2024, twenty-two people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, acc...
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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

Jun 17, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. June 17, 2024 - For the week ending June 16, 2024, there were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National ...
CHI Health

More Than 100 to graduate from CHI Health’s Nurse Residency Program

Jun 17, 2024 / Anissa Paitz Public Relations Strategist CHI

Kearney & Grand Island - In the wake of the post-pandemic nursing shortage - finding, training and retaining strong nurses is more important th...
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Magician Adam White Kicks Off GI Library Summer Reading ProgramAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 17, 2024 / KRGI News

Master Magician Adam White entertained a young crowd at the Grand Island Public Library to help promote this year’s summer reading program. M...
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Merrick County: Highway 30/Bader Park Accident

Jun 17, 2024 / Merrick County Sheriff's Department

Merrick County Deputy was detailed to Highway 30 and Bader Park Road to investigate a two-vehicle accident on Sunday, June 16th.  Preliminary ...
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Gov. Pillen Announces Appointments to New Commission on Asian-American Affairs

Jun 17, 2024 / Press Release

 LINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen announced 13 appointments to the newly created Commission on Asian-American Affairs. The ...
Mara Hemmer is a soon-to-be senior at UNK, where she’s studying biology as part of the pre-dental program. (Photo by Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications)

UNK senior Mara Hemmer records a rare perfect score on dental school admission test

Jun 17, 2024 / By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications

KEARNEY – When Mara Hemmer saw the number, she nearly fell out of her chair. The soon-to-be senior at the University of Nebraska at Kearney ...
Tween Adventures at the GI Library

Tween Adventures at the GI Library

Jun 17, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — “Adventure Begins at Your Library” is the theme to this year’s summer reading program, which means the...
Learn All About Cooking for One or Two at the Library

Learn All About Cooking for One or Two at the Library

Jun 17, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — With serving sizes designed to feed families, it’s usually easier to cook for a larger group that it is for just o...
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GI City Council Plans Special Meeting Tuesday

Jun 17, 2024 / KRGI News

Grand Island City Council will discuss the merits of a special election in conjunction with the Good Life District at a special meeting Tuesday. Th...
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Hall County Board of Commissioners Meets TuesdayAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 17, 2024 / KRGI News

The Hall County Board of Commissioners has its bi-weekly meeting on Tuesday. An agenda is attached. Hall County Commissioner Jane Richardson joined...