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Sheriff's Provide Update Into Death Investigation

Oct 2, 2023 / Press Release

Since October 15th, 2022, The Hall County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating the injuries Constance Baasch, 68, of Grand Island, sustain...
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Pillen Approves Emergency Regulations for Let Them Grow Act

Oct 2, 2023 / Press Release

Restrictions on health care for transgender minors in Nebraska took effect yesterday, in the aftermath of the passage of the controversial “L...
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Rollover Crash Under Investigation

Oct 2, 2023 / Tyson Havranek

The Hall Co. Sherriff office is investigating an early morning accident where multiple people were injured in a rollover crash. The crash occurred...
Tradehome Shoes Provides Generous Donation To Gates Elementry

Tradehome Shoes Provides Generous Donation To Gates Elementry

Sep 29, 2023 / GIPS Release

GRAND ISLAND (Neb.) — Every student deserves to have a good pair of shoes. One local shoe store is doing their part to make that a reality. ...
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Multi-County Pursuit Ends with Arrest near York

Sep 29, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

(GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person after a pursuit last night that traveled throug...
Breaking: Proposed Renovations To Memorial Stadium Announced

Breaking: Proposed Renovations To Memorial Stadium AnnouncedAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Sep 28, 2023 / Tyson Havranek

audio story below Story highlights -UNL Athletic Director Trev Alberts announced proposed plans for renovations for Memorial Stadium today. ...
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Grand Island Community Fieldhouse Opening – Monday, October 2nd

Sep 28, 2023 / Press Release

The Grand Island Community Fieldhouse will open Monday, October 2nd. The Community Fieldhouse is a 70,000 square foot building that contains ...
Fisher Fountain seasonal shutdown

Fisher Fountain seasonal shutdown

Sep 28, 2023 / Press Release

Monday, Oct. 2, marks the end of operation season for Jacob Fisher Rainbow Fountain. The fountain, located in front of Hastings Utilities headquar...
Lepler Pleads Not Guilty, County Leaders Step Up To Assist Affected Families

Lepler Pleads Not Guilty, County Leaders Step Up To Assist Affected FamiliesAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Sep 27, 2023 / Tyson Havranek

Audio Story Below   A Grand Island woman accused of fraud against families who bought headstones they never received, has plead not guilty. ...
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Mayor Steele Announces Cornhusker Railroad Regional Connectivity Project

Sep 26, 2023 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Nebraska — Monday, Grand Island Mayor Roger Steele joined U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to an...
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Grand Island Five Points Roundabout To Open This Friday

Sep 26, 2023 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - The City of Grand Island Public Works Department is announcing the Five Points Intersection is scheduled to be open to traffic...
CCC Operating Budget Approved, Tax Levy Lowered Again

CCC Operating Budget Approved, Tax Levy Lowered Again

Sep 25, 2023 / Press Release

The Central Community College Board of Governors has approved an operating budget for 2023-24, which includes a fifth straight decrease in the prop...
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Man Makes Racial Terroristic Threats During DUI Arrest

Sep 25, 2023 / Press Release

Saturday morning officers with the GI police department responded to the South Locust Pump and Pantry for a possible DUI. The male identified as A...
Newly Renovated St. Francis Emergency Dept. reopens on north side of hospital at 4 am on Sept. 26

Newly Renovated St. Francis Emergency Dept. reopens on north side of hospital at 4 am on Sept. 26

Sep 22, 2023 / Press Release

The $13 million renovated Emergency Department (ED) at CHI Health St. Francis reopens at 4 am on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Returning to the north side of...
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St Paul Man Charged With False Statements and Bankruptcy Fraud

Sep 21, 2023 / Press Release

Daniel Butt, age 38, of St. Paul, Nebraska, is charged in a four-count Indictment.  Count I charges Butt with false statement on loan and cred...
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Aurora Middle School Teacher Named Nebraska Teacher of the YearAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Sep 20, 2023 / Nebraska Department of Education

Scott Phillips, a 7th grade math teacher at Aurora Middle School was named the 2024 Nebraska Teacher of the Year during a surprise award presentati...
Morning Apartment Fire Now Classified As Arson

Morning Apartment Fire Now Classified As Arson

Sep 20, 2023 / Press Release

A Morning Grand Island apartment fire has caused heavy smoke damage, but thankfully no injuries were reported.  The fire broke out in the 210...
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New Data Shows Impact Of Inflation

Sep 20, 2023 / Press Release

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) spoke on the Senate floor yesterday about President Biden’s economic agenda and its impact on children, fam...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

18 Killed On Nebraska Roads In August

Sep 20, 2023 / Press Release

During the month of August 2023, eighteen people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebra...
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Interim Tag Removed From GIPS SuperintendentAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Sep 15, 2023 / Tyson Havranek

audio version of story below Last night at the GIPS Board Meeting the interim tag was removed from Superintendent Matt Fisher.  KRGI's Tyson...
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Felony Child Abuse Suspect Arrested

Sep 15, 2023 / Press Release

On Friday, September 15, at approximately 3:30 a.m., a tip was received that Jacob Ellingson, wanted for two separate counts of Felony Child Abuse,...
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GIPS Resolves Threat At Senior High

Sep 15, 2023 / Press Release

A threat was investigated at Grand Island Senior High yesterday.  Officials were made aware of a student was sharing upsetting social media p...
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Troopers Patrol Roads, Stadium, and Sky on Husker Gameday

Sep 15, 2023 / Press Release

 As the Huskers gear up for the first home football game of the season, Nebraska State Troopers and many public safety partners will be workin...
State Capitol Lincoln

Pillen Appoints Briese As Treasurer

Sep 15, 2023 / Press Release

Governor Jim Pillen announced his appointment of Senator Tom Briese as state treasurer. Briese will assume the duties of the office on Nov. 1. He ...
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Grand Island Man Arrested Following Flight to Avoid Arrest

Sep 13, 2023 / Press Release

On 9/12/2023 around 21:45 a traffic stop was attempted on a Dodge Dakota at Stolley Park Rd. and S Locust St. Officers had previous contact with th...