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Troopers Find 231 LBs of Marijuana, THC Products in I-80 Traffic Stop

Jan 21, 2022 / Cody Thomas – Public Relations Director, Nebraska State Patrol

JANUARY 21, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating more than 200 p...
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Three Men In Custody On Drugs / Weapons Offense

Jan 20, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A heavy police presence at an apartment complex has resulted in three men now in custody. Yesterday evening, one of the suspects, 20-year-old John...
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Arrest Warrants Issued For Pair Sought In ShootingInvestigation

Jan 20, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

In Kearney the two wanted for information in regards to Sunday’s shooting now have Weapon-related arrest warrants that have been issued. 18 ...
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Kearney Man Found Guilty Of Motor Vehicle Homicide

Jan 19, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

In Kearney, a man convicted for his role in a crash that killed a woman has been sentenced to 90 days in jail. 44 year old John Paul was given the...
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GIPD Says JBS Death Industrial In Nature

Jan 19, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Grand Island Police officals say they do not suspect foul play in the fatal accident at the JBS beef plant last week. Deeming the accident to be i...

Nebraska hospital officials worry about surge in patients

Jan 19, 2022 / AP

Nebraska hospital officials are concerned about how they will handle the current surge in virus hospitalizations along with all their other patient...
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Ricketts endorses fellow Republican Jim Pillen for governor

Jan 19, 2022 / AP

Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Jim Pillen has scored a big endorsement from Gov. Pete Ricketts, a fellow Republican who backed the University of ...
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More services needed for trafficking victims

Jan 19, 2022 / AP

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says he’d like like to see more serivces provided for human trafficking victims to help them resume a...
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Suspect Arrested, Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Franklin County

Jan 18, 2022 / Cody Thomas – Public Relations Director, Nebraska State Patrol

JANUARY 18, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with deputies from Franklin and Webster Counti...
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Kearney Shooting/Homicide Investigation Update

Jan 18, 2022 / Press Release

One person was killed Sunday night in a shooting at 823 W 23rd in Kearney. The victim has been identified as Jared M. Shinpaugh, 31, of Lexington. ...
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GIPS Announces temporary 4-day school Week for all students

Jan 17, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - KRGI News learned on Monday night that Grand Island Public Schools will be going to a temporary 4-day school week for all stud...
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Police in Kearney say 1 man killed, 1 injured in shooting

Jan 17, 2022 / Ap

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man has died and another man was injured in a shooting in central Kearney. Police say the shooting was repo...
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Gov. Ricketts Announces New Directed Health Measure

Jan 14, 2022 / Media Release from Governors office

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued a new Directed ...
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Colorado to 'aggressively assert' water rights with Nebraska

Jan 14, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Colorado has warned it will “protect and aggressively assert” its water rights after Nebraska Gov. Pete Rick...
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Third woman sues Lincoln police for sex discrimination

Jan 14, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln Police Department is facing another sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by a female officer. Department spok...
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Northwest principal to retire after the school year

Jan 14, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - After 40 years in some form or fashion of Nebraska Education 12 year principal of Grand Island Northwest Tim Krupicka will be ...
GIPD arrest man driving a toy scooter for drug possession

GIPD arrest man driving a toy scooter for drug possession

Jan 14, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - On Thursday night at approximately 11:15 pm Grand Island Police officers were observing the area of W 14th St  & N Pi...
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Temporary Mandatory Masking at All GIPS Schools to Start (Jan. 14)

Jan 13, 2022 / GIPS Release

Due to rising medical/illness related absentee rates and confirmed COVID cases, we wanted to bring an important update to your attention:  Ef...
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Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

Jan 13, 2022 / Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be v...
Early Morning Structure Fire in Howard County

Early Morning Structure Fire in Howard County

Jan 13, 2022 / KRGI News/St Paul Volunteer Fire Department Facebook

(St Paul, NE) - At 4:14 am Thursday morning the St. Paul fire department responded to a rural structure fire southeast of St. Paul at 1103 Hardy Ro...
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Troopers Rescue Indiana Kidnapping Victim, Arrest Suspect

Jan 13, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

JANUARY 13, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have rescued a kidnapping victim and arrested a suspect...
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Hall County Sheriff's Office Called To Courthouse Bomb Threat

Jan 12, 2022 / KRGI News

On January 12, 2022 at approximately 10:40 am the Hall County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a bomb threat at the Hall County Courthouse. &...
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One little discount card, big dollars for Grand Island schools

Jan 12, 2022 / GIPS Release

The Grand Island Public Schools Foundation is offering Major Saver cards for sale through participating elementary schools. Students will receive t...

State AG may sue to block planned mask mandate in Omaha

Jan 12, 2022 / Ap

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Health officials want to impose a new mask mandate in Omaha to slow the spread of COVID-19 as surging virus cases continue...
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Pansing Brooks reports nearly $210K in campaign donations

Jan 12, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks says she has raised nearly $210,000 in her campaign for the state’s 1st C...