Connect with us
Facbook Icon Button Phone Icon Button

Area News

Nebraska State Patrol logo.

Police ID Nebraska man shot and killed by officers Friday

Authorities have identified the Nebraska man who was shot and killed by police Friday after he fired at officers.   The Nebraska State Patro... continue reading

Dan Bongino to start weekday radio show & weekend FOX News spot

NEW YORK (AP) — Popular commentator Dan Bongino will be getting a weekly Saturday night program on Fox News Channel starting on June 5. Fox N... continue reading

Interview With Senator Anna Wishart On Medical Cannabis

Wednesday, advocates for LB 474, (the medical cannabis bill) failed to overcome a fillabuster and vote for or against the issue on the floor of the... continue reading
Photo of Pete Rickets sitting in a chair at a table with the United States and Nebraska Flags behind him, The Words Governor Pete Rickets below.

Full Interview Governor Pete Ricketts May 14 2021

Friday afternoon, Governor Pete Ricketts joined us on KRGI to discuss...    0:00-4:30 Wednesday's Medical Marijauna Debate 4:30-8:30 B... continue reading
State Capitol Lincoln

Senators OK sports betting, but not on Husker home games

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sports fans in Nebraska may soon be able to bet legally on nearly all collegiate and professional events, but not on the H... continue reading
COVID-19 Cell.

Virus variant first identified in India found in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials said an extremely contagious variant of the coronavirus that was first identified in India has... continue reading
Grand Island Public Schools Logo.

GIPS to provide virtual school offerings for middle, high school students in 2021-2022

(Grand Island, NE) - Following the successful launch of Grand Island Public Schools Virtual School in the fall of 2020 in response to the pand... continue reading
Mariajuna Leaf

Top Story: Medical Marijuana Bill Killed Setting Up Voter Showdown In 2022

*Audio Version Of Our Featured Story Below*   Debate yesterday at the state capital was dominated by a debate on medical marijana. The Medi... continue reading
Stadium Tour

Garth Brooks Coming to Memorial Stadium

LINCOLN- May 12, 2021- The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour is coming to Lincoln, Nebraska. The concert will be Saturday, August 14th, 7:00 PM at Memorial... continue reading
State Capitol Lincoln

E-Keno Stripped From Gambling Bill

*Audio Versio Of Story Below*   A proposal to let people play keno on their mobile phones in Nebraska bars and keno parlors stalled abruptly... continue reading
Photo of Pete Rickets sitting in a chair at a table with the United States and Nebraska Flags behind him, The Words Governor Pete Rickets below.

May Is Beef Month

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Last week Governor Pete Ricketts declared May as beef month as the Governor continues his promotion of an i... continue reading
Front of the Hall County courthouse building.

Lancaster Clears Confusion Regarding Tabitha Project

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Last April, Tabitha presented to both the Hall County Commissioners and Grand Island City Council in pursui... continue reading
COVID-19 Cell.

CDHD Raises Covid Risk Dial

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Nearly half of Nebraska’s adult population has now been vaccinated against the coronavirus. The state... continue reading
Walnut Middle School

Walnut Middle School student arrested in alleged sexual assault

(Grand Island, NE) – KRGI News was made aware of a letter that was sent to patrons involving an incident that led to an arrest of a male stud... continue reading

Man Arrested Trespassing Onto A Private Plan With A Firearm At CNRA

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   A situation at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport has been resolved peacefully, and a 19 year old Philli... continue reading

Hear Grand Island To Resume This Summer

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Hear Grand Island is back!   After suspending the concert series last summer due to covid 19, organi... continue reading
Go Big Give Logo.

CNCAA To Celebrate Go Big Give & New Location

*Audio Version of Story Below*   We continue with our countdown to Go Big Give.   One of the non-profits seeking donor support, The C... continue reading

400 Pounds Of Pot Hidden In ATM

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Florida man after discovering more than 400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside ATMs, a safe,... continue reading

Wacky, Severe Weather Rolls Through Central Nebraska Sunday

An upper level disturbance and surface cold front pushing through the Central Plains brought some wacky weather,  thunderstorms, and one heck ... continue reading
Grand Island Public Schools Logo.

Jessa Yager named 2020-2021 NCPA Middle School Teacher of the Year

*Full Interview With Mrs. Yager Below*   Barr Middle School teacher Jessa Yager has been named the 2020-2021 Nebraska College Preparatory (N... continue reading
Go Big Give Logo.

Go Big Give Set For Thursday

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   It’s Go Big Give week! While the big day is set for Thursday, pregive is underway right now.  ... continue reading

Grand Island Catholic Priest Named New Bishop for Colorado Springs

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael J. Sheridan, 76, from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Colora... continue reading
Nebraska State Patrol logo.

Four Arrested After Multiple Pursuits Wednesday

APRIL 29, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested four people following two separate pursuits... continue reading
Front of the Grand Island City hall building.

Arbor Day Celebration

On Arbor Day - April 30 th , 2021, at 1:00pm, the Grand Island Tree Board will be hosting an Arbor Day Celebration at Pioneer Park, located at 615 ... continue reading
US Capitol Building

President Urges Congress To Act On Gun Violence

President Joe Biden declares “America is rising anew” during his first nationally televised address to Congress last night.  The ... continue reading