Connect with us

Local News

United States Department of Agriculture logo.

Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

Jul 23, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. July 22, 2024 - For the week ending July 21, 2024, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National ...
Dele Davies, MD, interim chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center

UNMC named among top U.S. medical schools for primary care training

Jul 23, 2024 / UNMC

2024 rankings from U.S. news and World report also list UNMC high for rural practitioners, research. In its latest rankings of top U.S. medical sc...
Jim Pillen Logo

Governor Jim Pillen issues ‘statement of principles’ ahead of Special Legislative Session

Jul 23, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Ahead of this week’s special session aimed at addressing Nebraska’s escalating property tax crisis, Governor Jim Pi...
Nebraska AG Mike Hilgers Release

Hilgers Leads a Coalition of Attorneys General Opposing Rescheduling of Marijuana

Jul 23, 2024 / AG

Lincoln -- On Monday, Attorney General Mike Hilgers led a coalition of eleven States in submitting a public comment letter opposing the Biden Admin...
Hall County Logo

Ballots Mailed for Grand Island Special Election

Jul 22, 2024 / Hall County

Grand Island, Nebr. – Nearly 24,000 ballots were mailed Monday to registered voters in Grand Island. “The City of Grand Island schedul...
City Of Grand Island

Grand Island City Council to Meet Tuesday

Jul 22, 2024 / City of GI

The Grand Island City Council meets Tuesday at 7pm. See the attached agenda
CNCAA

Suicide Prevention Training Offered

Jul 22, 2024 / CNCAA

Free suicide prevention training will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2024 from 11am – 1pm at the Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism an...
Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy

Nebraska to be awarded $307 million by EPA, largest ever received by NDEE

Jul 22, 2024 / NDEE

LINCOLN, Neb. — Governor Jim Pillen and the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) have announced the receipt of a sizeable gra...
Nebraska State Fair Logo.

Nebraska State Fair hires sponsorship director

Jul 22, 2024 / NSF

Grand Island, NE — The Nebraska State Fair is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicki Stoltenberg as the new sponsorship director for th...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jul 22, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 07/22/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on reports, p...
Adrian Smith 3rd Dist

Renewing Our Resolve in the Face of Adversity

Jul 20, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

The attempted assassination of President Trump at a campaign rally held north of Pittsburgh last weekend has shocked the nation. Thankfully and mir...
Nebraska State Fair Logo.

Nebraska State Fair planning for dairy cattle amid H5N1 concerns

Jul 20, 2024 / NSF

Grand Island, NE — The Nebraska State Fair Board announced Friday that despite recent concerns regarding the dairy strain of the H5N1 virus, ...
United States Department of Agriculture logo.

Nebraska Cattle on Feed Report

Jul 20, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. July 19, 2024 - Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.39 million cattle on feed on July 1, accor...
High Speed Pursuit

Motorcyclist Arrested Following Pursuit in Lincoln County

Jul 19, 2024 / NSP

JULY 19, 2024 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  —  Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a man following a pursuit in Lin...
KRGI-AM logo with the words Community Connection Grand Island Public Schools

GIPS Faces Transportation ChallengesAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jul 19, 2024 / KRGI News

Dr. Summer Stephens visited with Brian Gallaher about the reduced bus routes at GIPS for the coming year. The reduction was a part of the budget cu...
North Platte State News

Fatal Accident Claims Ogallala Man

Jul 19, 2024 / Lincoln County Sheriff

On 7-18-24, at 9:45 AM deputies and first responders were dispatched to an accident on West A street , several miles west of North Platte.  Wh...
Kearney State News

Deadline Approaches to Register for Ag and Economic Development Summit

Jul 19, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen is issuing a reminder about the deadline to register for this summer’s Ag & Economic Development ...
National-Weather-Service

Severe Weather Possible

Jul 19, 2024 / NWS

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible today as a line of storms moves south-southeast across the area. Storms will be capable of producing wi...
Gov. Pillen Releases Property Tax Reduction Plan Ahead of Special Session

Gov. Pillen Releases Property Tax Reduction Plan Ahead of Special Session

Jul 19, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen joined state senators Lou Ann Linehan (District 39) and Robert Clements (District 2), presenting a sweeping...
Nebraska Department of Labor

Nebraska Unemployment Rate Remains Low

Jul 19, 2024 / NDOL

The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) announced today that Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for June 2024 is 2.6 percent, seasonall...
Pete Ricketts Weekly Column

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column:Getting Our Country Back on Track

Jul 19, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

Like most Americans, I was horrified by the recent assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump. I’m grateful that President T...
Fatality Accident Picture

Texas Man Arrested After Fatal Crash in Hitchcock County

Jul 19, 2024 / NSP

JULY 19, 2024 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Texas man following a fatal crash in south...
Nebraska State News

Sasse Stepping Down as UF President

Jul 19, 2024 / X

Former Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse is stepping down as President of the University of Florida. He posted a letter on X. Dear Gator Nation and cher...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jul 19, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 07/19/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on reports, p...
Passenger side of a Nebraska State Patrol Cruiser with a sun set in the background.

Firearms, Controlled Substances Located in Narcotics Investigation

Jul 19, 2024 / NSP

JULY 18, 2024 (KEARNEY, NEB.)  — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance of the NSP SWAT Team and the TRIDENT and ...