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GI Police Chief Kevin Denney talks on KRGIAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 21, 2024 / KRGI News

Kevin Denney gave an update after his first year-plus on the job with Brian Gallagher
Pete Ricketts Weekly Column

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: Celebrating Nebraska Biofuels

Jun 21, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

June marks the start of a busy summer driving season. This year, many American families are feeling the pain of prices at the pump. Since Joe Biden...
Grand Island Fireworks Committee Announces Addition

Grand Island Fireworks Committee Announces AdditionAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 21, 2024 / GI Tourism

[GRAND ISLAND, NE June 17, 2024]  Grand Island’s Community Fireworks Celebration is back for a second year. With the return of this 4th ...
Nebraska State News

Murder Conviction in Hamilton County

Jun 21, 2024 / KRGI News

 A murder conviction handed down in Hamilton County. A jury found Jeffrey Adams of Marquette guilty in the death of his wife Angela. She was f...
Hastings Sodbusters

Sodbusters Streak EndsAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 21, 2024 / KRGI Sports

The Hastings Sodbusters saw a six game winning streak end in a 6-4 setback to Fremont. Hastings pitchers walked 13 batters and hit two more to open...
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GI Police Report

Jun 21, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 06/21/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
GISH Student Speakers Nyarout Wal, Elli Ward, and Charlie Gentry

GISH Academies Celebration Showcases Student Achievements and Awards Business & Community Partners of the YearAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 20, 2024 / Mitchell Roush, Director of Communications & Marketing | Grand Island Public Schools

GRAND ISLAND (Neb.) — Seven years into reimagining high school education, the Academies of Grand Island Senior High (GISH) show no signs of s...
Dele Davies, MD, UNMC senior vice chancellor for academic affairs

Regents approve new bachelor’s degree at UNMC to build pharmacy workforce

Jun 20, 2024 / UNMC

Pending final approval from Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, an inaugural class of 10 new students is expected...
Creighton News Release

Rural Mainstreet Economy Down for 10th Straight Month

Jun 20, 2024 / Creighton University

OMAHA, Neb. (June 20, 2024) — For a 10th straight month, the overall Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) sank below growth neutral, according to the...
Caption: (L-R) Susan Nutt receives the Stewart Award from Jim Stewart and Dr. Larry Gossen, dean.

NCTA Announces Award

Jun 20, 2024 / NCTA

By NCTA News We are pleased to recognize several of our dedicated NCTA faculty and staff members, as nominated by their peers, with annual awards....
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GI Police Report

Jun 20, 2024 / GIPD

Report 6-20-22All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For moreinformation on reports, please contact Capt...
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UPDATE Wednesday Morning I-80 Assault With Knife Leads To Death

Jun 20, 2024 / Hall County Sheriff Release

(Grand Island, NE) - On June 19th, 2024, at 7:08 a.m. Hall County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 4148 Interstate 80, mile marker 316 ½...
Nebraska State Patrol High Speed Pursuit

California Man Arrested After Pursuit with Stolen Vehicle

Jun 19, 2024 / NSP

JUNE 19, 2024 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California man following a pursuit with a ...
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UNL Fulbright Scholar TO Present Tajikistan Cultural Program

Jun 19, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — UNL Grad Student and current Fulbright Scholar Parviz Jamalov is calling Grand Island home for a summer internship with ...
Nebraska Children's Author to Appear at Grand Island Public Library

Nebraska Children's Author to Appear at Grand Island Public Library

Jun 19, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — Kids, teens and adults will have a chance to meet Nebraska children’s book author and illustrator Bruce Arant at t...
Front of the Hall County courthouse building.

Hall County Approves Issuing Bonds for Courthouse Project

Jun 19, 2024 / KRGI News

Hall County commissioners have voted to issue $40 million in bonds for the planned courthouse construction project: The board voted against a moti...
$3.9 Million Designated for Additional Workforce Housing in Grand Island

$3.9 Million Designated for Additional Workforce Housing in Grand IslandAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 19, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — There is no rest for the weary when it comes to growth and development in Grand Island. On Tuesday, June 18, the Grand ...
Grand Island City Council Calls For Special Election

Grand Island City Council Calls For Special Election

Jun 19, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — The general election isn’t until November, but there will be a special mail-in election taking place in Grand Isla...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jun 19, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 06/19/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Noah Young lives on a 5-acre farm in rural Adams County with his wife Sierra and their four children. (Photo by Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications)

UNK grad grows social media following with his ‘edutaining’ Shiloh Farm accounts

Jun 18, 2024 / By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications

RURAL KENESAW – Noah Young isn’t your typical Nebraska farmer. He’s quick to admit that. “I always tell people I’m ...
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State Fair Board to Meet

Jun 18, 2024 / NSF

NEBRASKA STATE FAIR BOARDREVISED Meeting AgendaJune 21, 2024 – 1:00 PMAdministrative Offices, Grand Island, NE1. Call to Order2. Roll Call3. ...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jun 18, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 06/18/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Buffalo County Sheriff

Buffalo County Sheriff's Department Reports Incident

Jun 17, 2024 / BC Sheriff

On the afternoon of Monday, June 17, 2024 the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an adult female experiencing a mental he...
The Governor Addresses a Town Hall Meeting

Doing the People’s Work: Property Tax Reform

Jun 17, 2024 / By Governor Jim Pillen

Over the past few weeks, Nebraskans across the state have begun receiving their property valuation notices. The common reaction to those statements...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

May Traffic Fatality Toll

Jun 17, 2024 / NDOT

June 17, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of May 2024, twenty-two people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, acc...