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Manka To Spend At Least 45 Years In Prison For Summer Shooting

Jun 7, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A Grand Island man who was involved in taking another man hostage after escaping from custody this spring was sentenced yesterday for crimes commit...
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Area In Enhanced Risk For Severe Weather

Jun 7, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Severe Weather rolled through central Nebraska last night and more could be on the way today. Kearney, Minden and Axtell took the brunt of the dam...
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GIPD Officer Assaulted With Laser

Jun 6, 2022 / Press Release

This past Saturday Officer Jacobson of the GIPD was on patrol when a passenger in a vehicle shined a laser into the eye of the officer causing temp...
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GI Teen Arrested On Drug and Firearms Charges

Jun 6, 2022 / Press Release

On June 3 2022 at approximately 10:10 AM, a search warrant was executed at Grand Island residence. During this search, numerous illegal drug items...
 Manka facing multiple charges from March 25 escape and standoff.

Manka facing multiple charges from March 25 escape and standoff.

Jun 6, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A Grand Island man is facing multiple charges after he took a man hostage earlier this spring. 27-year-old Tyler Manka is charged in Hall County D...
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updated information on fatality accident

Jun 6, 2022 / Press Release

A further investigation has been done into the fatality accident on 5/16/22 near Highway 30 and Burwick Road. The driver of the motorcycle, Kent R...
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GIPS Announces Two New “Feeder” Schools for Westridge Middle School

Jun 3, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island Public Schools is making some strategic adjustments to better champion student opportunities and teacher support.  Beginning in t...
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Suspicious Vehicle Leads To Arrest

Jun 3, 2022 / Press Release

Early Friday morning Grand Island Police Officers located a suspicious vehicle near 7th St E & Plum St at the Plum Street Station Parking Lot.&...
Great White & Slaughter to perform at the Buffalo County Fair

Great White & Slaughter to perform at the Buffalo County Fair

Jun 3, 2022 / Buffalo County Fair Release

KEARNEY, NE – Great White is slated to rock the LandMark Implement Arena on SaturdayJuly 23rd with Slaughter. With hits like “Once Bitt...
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GI Police Investigating Gunshots Fired At Residence

Jun 2, 2022 / Press Release

  Grand Island police are investigating after Officers heard approximately 6-8 gunshots coming from the west while near the 500 block of East...
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Felon Arrested After Making Terroristic Threats

May 31, 2022 / Press Release

A Grand Island man has been arrested after threatening another man’s life. Matthew Stout was contacted and arrested after he reportedly thre...
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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Related Arrest

May 31, 2022 / Press Release

Sunday afternoon a Vehicle was stopped for violating a traffic light while it was north bound on Broadwell Avenue Upon contact from GIPD, a strong...
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2 killed, 19 injured after car barrels into Nebraska crowd

May 30, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a crash in Nebraska’s capital has left two dead and 19 others hospitalized, including many pedestr...
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Man sentenced to 70 years to life in Lincoln officer's death

May 26, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old man who shot and killed a Lincoln police officer has been sentenced to 70 years to life in prison. Felipe ...
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Man who killed Husker football player grandad dies in prison

May 24, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man with a long history of mental illness when he killed the grandfather of two Nebraska football players more than tw...
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Demolition Begins On Old Engleman School Building

May 24, 2022 / GIPS Release

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Public Schools is saying farewell to the old Engleman school building on Capital Avenue that once housed classroo...
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Arrest In Sunday Morning Grand Island High Speed Pursuit

May 23, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Sunday, May 22nd Grand Island Police were dispatched at approximately 12:06 am to the area of Sheridan Ave. and W. Waugh stree...
Failure to Use Turn Signal Leads to Hall County Warrant Arrest

Failure to Use Turn Signal Leads to Hall County Warrant Arrest

May 23, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Police stopped a vehicle on Friday, May 20th for failing to use its turn signal 100 feet prior to an intersection...
Car Strikes Grand Island Property Leads to Fourth DUI Arrest

Car Strikes Grand Island Property Leads to Fourth DUI Arrest

May 23, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Saturday morning at approximately 1:47 am Grand Island Police arrived to find Jose Landaverde to be in actual physical control...
Memorial Day Holiday and City Pool Summer Hours

Memorial Day Holiday and City Pool Summer Hours

May 23, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island City Hall, Utilities Service Center, City Library, Public Transit Office & CRANE, Street & Fleet Office, Wastewater Treatment,...
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Mayor Steele Announces the Retirement of Public Works Director John Collins

May 20, 2022 / Press Release

Mayor Roger Steele announced Public Works Director/City Engineer John Collins gave notice of his retirement. Collins’ employment will run thr...
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City of Grand Island Launches New Citizen Engagement Mobile App

May 20, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island is making customer service and engaging with our citizens a priority moving forward and we are excited to announce the launch of a new...
KRGI News Remembers Steve Anderson

KRGI News Remembers Steve Anderson

May 18, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Long-time Fonner Park track announcer Steve Anderson has passed away.  KRGI News remembers Steve Anderson.   KRGI News/Sports ·...
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Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

May 18, 2022 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Neb. — The Grand Island Public Library is excited to announce thereturn of fully in-person summer programming for kids, teens, ...
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Fatal Accident In Hall County

May 17, 2022 / Press Release

At approximately 9:48 p.m. on May 16, 2022, Hall County sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of Highway 30 and Burwick Road for an injury...