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Pipeline Fighters Declare Victory As TC Energy Pulls Plug On XL

After over a decade of debate pipeline fighters declared major victory yesterday after the sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline says it's ... continue reading

Firework Sales In State Looking To See Boost From LB 152

*Audio Version Of Story Below* The deadline to apply for a retail stand license from the State Fire Marshal Agency is 11:59 PM tonight. License i... continue reading
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EPA Looking To Revive Wotus

The EPA announced their intent to revise the definition of “waters of the United States” Otherwise known as "wotus." U.S Senator Ben S... continue reading
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Aubrey Trail Sentenced To Death

A man who admitted to killing and dismembering a Nebraska woman in 2017 has been sentenced to death.  The three judge panel issued the sentan... continue reading
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GIPS Nutrition Services hosts summer meal program for children

Grand Island Public Schools Nutrition Services will again offer their Summer Food Service Program for children. The meal program begins the first f... continue reading
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NSP Investigating Incident in Cass County

JUNE 8, 2021 (OMAHA, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an incident that left one person deceased in Cass County Monday... continue reading
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Two Arrested After Incident at Wood River Interchange

JNUE 3, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two people after an incident at the Woo... continue reading
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Interview Governor Pete Ricketts Stop 30x30 Tour

Governor Pete Ricketts joined KRGI News Director Tyson Havranek on Tuesday to discuss the end to what he called a "historic legislative session" an... continue reading
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JBS Operational After Cyber Hack

The world’s largest meat processing company is getting back to work after production around the world was disrupted by a cyberattack just wee... continue reading

Skate Island Will Not Reopen Following Roof Collapse

Sadly, it was announced on Friday that Skate Island will not be reopening their doors following it’s roof collapse due to the frigid cold tem... continue reading
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Troopers Arrest Woman Following Pursuit in Central Nebraska

MAY 25, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a California woman following a pursuit ... continue reading
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Monday Stabbing In Grand Island

A stabbing yesterday near Auto Central in Grand Island has investigators  with more questions than answers. KRGI's Tyson Havranek has the sto... continue reading
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Governor Calls For A Return To Normal

*Audio Version Of Story Below* It’s time to return to normal..the words of Governor Pete Ricketts yesterday as he announced that Nebraska wi... continue reading
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Local Officials To Consider Resolution In Opposition To 30by30 Plan

Concerns over President Biden’s 30by30 executive order have now reached the local level and will be discussed today(Tuesday) at the County Co... continue reading
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Busy Weekend For State Patrol

A Busy weekend for the State Patrol in the area. Friday afternoon during a traffic stop near Aurora on I80, a K-9 from the Merrick County Sheriff&... continue reading
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Masks optional for vaccinated GIPS staff effective June 1

(Grand Island, NE) -  As Grand Island Public Schools works through the pandemic and turns its sights to next fall, the district is prepared an... continue reading

Johnson Guilty On Six Of Eight Charges In 2020 Shooting

A  jury found  Antoine Johnson, the man involved in the shooting death of Gary Zierke III nearly one year ago, guilty on the majority of ... continue reading

Medal Of Bravery Presented To GI Fire Captain

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   The city of Grand Island Fire Department held a special award presentation yesterday(Tuesday).   At ... continue reading

Search For La Vista Boy Continues

*Audio Version Of Story Below* The search for a missing 11 year old boy with autism continues in La Vista. Ryan Larson was last seen by teachers ... continue reading

Three different GIPS programs to move into former Principal building

(Grand Island, NE) -  GEAR UP GIPS, the College & Career Achievement Center and the Hall County Community Collaborative (H3C) will move in... continue reading

Garth Brooks Tickets Available Friday

The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour comes to Memorial Stadium Saturday, August 14, 2021. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 21, 2021 at 10 a.m. CDT Fans are... continue reading
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Troopers Arrest Two, Locate 186 LBs of Marijuana in Traffic Stop

MAY 17, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating more than 180 pound... continue reading
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Class Of 2021 Celebrates Graduation Day With In-Person Ceremonies Across The State

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   More graduation ceremonies were held this weekend as school districts across the state were able to hold ce... continue reading
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Kearney Police Investigate Shooting

Police responded to the area of the 800 block of W. 27th Street at approximately 2:15 a.m on Saturday morning to investigate a report of possible g... continue reading
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Father Arrested In California After two children found dead in Bellevue

34-year-old Adam Price was located and arrested in California yesterday evening.   Bellevue Police were looking for the man after his two ch... continue reading