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Potash and North Road Road Roundabout to open November 25th

The City of Grand Island Public Works Department is announcing Old Potash Highway, Kaufman Avenue and Claude Road are schedu... continue reading

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Special Meeting of Grand Island City Council Nov 23rd

The Grand Island City Council will not vote on a proposed mask ordinance on Monday,
November 23, 2020.  The Specia... continue reading

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14 year old Apprehended After Pursuit in Omaha

NOVEMBER 19, 2020 (OMAHA, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) apprehended a juvenile following... continue reading

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Greater Grand Island Community Foundation Awards

Grand Island, NE – The Greater Grand Island Community Foundation recently awarded $52,305 to 12 area nonprofit organiz... continue reading

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Kopke Pleads Not Guilty To Theft

The former finance chief of the Nebraska State Fair has pleaded not guilty to felony theft charges.

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Central District Health Dept to recommend mask mandate to Mayor Steele

(Grand Island, NE) - In a Covid-19 update from Grand Island city hall on Monday afternoon, Mayor Roger Steele spoke on the c... continue reading

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Suspect Arrested After Confrontation with Trooper

NOVEMBER 16, 2020 (KEARNEY, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and Buffalo County Sheriff&rsq... continue reading

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Nebraska Board of Education recommends mask mandate

(Lincoln, NE) - The State Board of Education is recommending a statewide mask mandate to ensure the safety of all students, ... continue reading

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2nd virus vaccine shows overwhelming success in US tests

There's more promising news on the COVID-19 vaccine front as Moderna says its shot provides strong protection against the co... continue reading

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Governor Ricketts and First Lady Shore to Quarantine

LINCOLN – Today, the Office of Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that the Governor and First La... continue reading

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Investigation underway after GIPS staff member placed on administrative leave

Grand Island, NE - The Grand Island Public Schools district was alerted of an alleged incident involving inappropriate behav... continue reading

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ATM stolen from Palmer Bank

(Palmer, NE) - The Merrick County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft and criminal mischief that occurred at the Pinna... continue reading

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2 accused in home invasion killings plead to reduced charges

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say two men accused in the killings of two people during a violent home invasion robb... continue reading

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NSP Investigating Report of Terroristic Threats in Eagle

OCTOBER 6, 2020 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a report of a man making terroristi... continue reading

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Nebraska reports 901 new virus cases along with 2 new deaths

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska reported 901 new coronavirus cases and two new deaths linked to COVID-19 over the weekend.... continue reading

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Lincoln Man Arrested in Child Pornography Investigation

SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Technical Crimes Unit an... continue reading

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Gibbon woman killed in 2 vehicle crash in Custer County

BERWYN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a young Gibbon woman died in a two-vehicle crash in Custer County near Berwyn. The... continue reading

Longtime North Platte doctor dies from COVID 19

NORTH PLATTE., Neb. (AP) —  A longtime North Platte doctor has died from COVID-19 as the state reported more than... continue reading

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Ecstasy Marijuana Handgun Found During I80 Traffic Stop

SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after... continue reading

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GIPS Board of Education fills Ward B spot

The Grand Island Public Schools Board of Education selected Timothy Mayfield as the Ward B representative to replace Heidi S... continue reading

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GIPS announces district COVID-19 dashboard

Grand Island Public Schools has announced a public COVID-19 dashboard on the district website that will be updated at the en... continue reading

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GIPS negotiating on the Principal building

Grand Island Public Schools is in negotiations with Principal for the office building at 3025 College Street in Grand Island... continue reading

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Nebraska Cattlemen Welcomes Passage of Historic Property Tax Relief

LINCOLN, NE (August 13, 2020) -  Nebraska Cattlemen (NC) has consistently and aggressively advocated for property tax r... continue reading

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Western Nebraska man gets prison for dumping hazardous waste

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska man has been sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison for illegally dum... continue reading

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WATCH - City of Grand Island & CDHD Covid-19 Update

Mayor Roger Steele along with Central District Health Department director Theresa Anderson talked from Grand Island City Hal... continue reading