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Railside Lighting Ceremony Friday

Nov 18, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas downtown Railside, as The festoon light installation has been completed in the Downtown area of T...
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GOP wins House majority, Smith Eyes Leadership Role

Nov 17, 2022 / Tyson Havranek/with facts from AP

More than a week after Election Day, Republicans secured the 218th seat needed to flip the House.  With the power returning to the party in W...
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Biden student loan debt plan on hold

Nov 17, 2022 / AP

President Joe Biden’s plan to forgive student loan debt for millions of borrowers lost another battle in court on Monday when a federal appea...
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Bird Flu Responsible For Egg Shortage, High Turkey Prices

Nov 17, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

If you’ve been to the grocery store lately you’ll likely notice a shortage of eggs.  The culprit? Bird flu. The state has lost 1...
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Friends of Grand Island Parks Receives Landscape Funds

Nov 16, 2022 / Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Release

Grand Island, NE - The 2022 Greener Towns program recently awarded landscape funding to 11 projects in 7 communities in Nebraska. Friends of G...
Pirnie Inclusive Playground Project Receives Significant Donation

Pirnie Inclusive Playground Project Receives Significant Donation

Nov 16, 2022 / Press Release

The Greater Grand Island Community Foundation has presented a check for nearly $67,000 to the Central Community College Foundation. The funds are e...
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Warhorse Lincoln Generates Over 850,000 Dollars In First Month

Nov 16, 2022 / Press Release

The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission released the October monthly gaming tax revenue report, and the numbers continue to climb for Warhorse Ca...
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Trump seeks White House again

Nov 15, 2022 / Ap

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is running for president again. Trump made his plans official Tuesday night after teasi...
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Armed Robbery Reported At Sonic In Grand Island

Nov 15, 2022 / Press Release

An unknown person entered the Grand Island Sonic Drive In Monday night and brandished a firearm at Sonic employees while demanding money and proper...
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Hastings Moves Forward With Casino Plans

Nov 15, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Hastings has moved one step closer to getting a casino.  The council voted 6-2 Monday night to rezone and provide the conditional use permit ...
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Write-In Candidates Still Top Two Finishers In Unofficial Election Results

Nov 14, 2022 / Press Release

The unofficial final results of the November 8, 2022 general election in Hall County were released today. "These results reflect the counting of p...
Tracy Lawrence & Clay Walker to play in Grand Island

Tracy Lawrence & Clay Walker to play in Grand Island

Nov 14, 2022 / KRGI News

The Heartland Events Center plays host to country music legends Tracy Lawrence + Clay Walker—One Night, Two Icons: Sharing One Stage, Perform...
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Sen. Sasse wins final vote to be next U of Florida president

Nov 10, 2022 / Tyson Havranek/with facts from AP

Nebraska U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse has won final approval to become the 13th president of the University of Florida. Sasse, was confirmed for the post b...
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Iowa Teen In Custody After Pursuit Tuesday

Nov 10, 2022 / Press Release

A high speed chase resulted in a collision and arrest of a juvenile from Iowa  At approximately 9:50 Tuesday night, a trooper observed a Jeep...
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Troopers Find Nearly 1,000 Suspected Fentanyl Pills in Traffic Stop

Nov 10, 2022 / Press Release

A stop by the Nebraska State Patrol this week resulted in the discovery of almost 1,000 suspected fentanyl pills  At approximately 9:05 Monda...
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Update: Convicted Murderer Escaped From Corrections Center, Caught In Lincoln

Nov 10, 2022 / Press Release

Lincoln Police have confirmed missing inmate Christopher Manzer was involved in a traffic accident last night and was taken into custody. Manzer&r...
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Voter ID passes in Nebraska - Nebraska voters back higher minimum wage, voter ID measures

Nov 9, 2022 / Associated Press

Residents of Nebraska have approved a new photo identification requirement for future elections. The measure was one of several decided Tuesday tha...
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Election Results Sees Shakeup On Board Of Education

Nov 9, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A shakeup could soon be on the way for the Grand Island Public School Board,  when election results get certified as official.  Educatio...
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NSP: Two Arrested in Separate Incidents Overnight

Nov 2, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people following separate incidents overnight. The first incident occurred in Lexington....
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Powerball prize soars to $1.2B

Nov 1, 2022 / AP

There were "treats" from the Halloween night Powerball drawing, as none of the tickets sold matched all six numbers.  The lack of a winner me...
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Chicago Man Sentenced After Drug Stop In Buffalo Co

Nov 1, 2022 / Press Release

Charlie Rea, 31, of Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced today in federal court in Lincoln, Nebraska.   United States District Judge John M. Gerr...
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Slama vs Herbster Lawsuit Dropped

Oct 31, 2022 / AP

Dueling lawsuits have been dropped by a former Nebraska candidate for governor and a fellow Republican state lawmaker who accused him of groping he...
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Fatal Accident at Highway 30 and Stuhr Rd

Oct 27, 2022 / Press Release

On 10/26/22 at 6:54pm at the intersection of US. Hwy #30 and Stuhr Road, Officers investigated a fatal traffic crash. A white Ford Taurus was...
GIEA Was Main Distributor Of Chaperone Survey

GIEA Was Main Distributor Of Chaperone Survey

Oct 27, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

More information continues to come out on this week's survey that was released from Chaperone regarding teacher satisfaction at Grand Island Public...
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Theft of frozen beef in Nebraska uncovers crime ring

Oct 26, 2022 / AP

Federal authorities say an investigation into the theft this summer of several semitrailers loaded with frozen beef from Nebraska has led to arrest...