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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...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

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...
Grand Island Public Library Closeup

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...
Photo Credit: Merrick County Sheriff's Office

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...
Grand Island Games

Grand Island Games Registration Deadline Approaching

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

Grand Island, Neb. — You have just two more weeks to register a team for the 2024 Grand Island Games, which is hosted by the Grand Island Par...
 Professional kiter Scott Stokely will be back for the Grand Island Kite Festival.

Grand Island Kite Festival Adds Night Flight

Jun 17, 2024 / Paul Nielsen

GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA: The Grand Island Kite Festival will sail again this summer with nine professional kiters — also known as “big k...
Adrian Smith

Adrian Smith Announces 2024 Angels in Adoption Honorees

Jun 17, 2024 / Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced Neil and Whitney Wolford of Hastings as the 2024 Angels in Adoption honor...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jun 17, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 06/17/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Hall County Airport Authority Board to Meet

Jun 17, 2024 / Hall County

Hall County Airport Authority Board meets on Thursday. The agenda is attached. 
Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 69th Recruit Class

Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 69th Recruit Class

Jun 17, 2024 / NSP

JUNE 14, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Thirteen new Nebraska State Troopers are ready to hit the road in service to the people of Nebraska. Me...
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Why We Stand for the Flag

Jun 17, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

On my recent trip to the beaches of Normandy, I witnessed a striking testimony of patriotism when American veterans of the D-Day invasion made the ...
Nebraska Department of Corrections

Three Lincoln YRTC Absconders Apprehended in Omaha

Jun 17, 2024 / NDOC

JUNE 15, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Omaha Police Department and Lincoln Police Departme...