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GISH Evacuated

Apr 17, 2024 / GIPS

Grand Island Senior High was evacuated for a short time on Wednesday. Jeff Gilbertson shared the following with GISH parents. --- Dear Islander F...
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For the Love of Children Award Winners AnnouncedAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Apr 17, 2024 / Brenna Poindexter Executive Director Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Nebraska

The For the Love of Children Banquet began in 2015 to celebrate and honor the contributions of Grand Island community members who advocate for and ...
AG Hosts Youth Conference

AG Hosts Youth Conference

Apr 17, 2024 / Nebraska AG

LINCOLN - On Tuesday, Attorney General Mike Hilgers hosted fifty-three students at the Nebraska State Capitol for the 2024 Attorney General’s...
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Ricketts Celebrates Committee Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Iran

Apr 17, 2024 / Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE), a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, celebrated the advancemen...
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Ricketts Leads Bipartisan Letter to EPA: California Railroad Waiver Would Devastate the Rail Industry & Economy as a Whole

Apr 17, 2024 / Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts led a bipartisan group of colleagues in a letter to Michael Regan, Administrator of the ...
Preparing for Pruning

Preparing for Pruning

Apr 17, 2024 / Dr. Emily Stine, Nebraska Extension Educator Horticulture 

Pruning always seems to be a monumental task to take on, but with the right tools and some knowledge about the plant, it becomes easier. Best prun...
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One Vehicle Rollover Tuesday In Merrick County

Apr 17, 2024 / Merrick County Sheriff's Department

(Merrick County, NE) - On Tuesday, April 16th Merrick County deputies responded to a one-vehicle rollover accident on Highway 30 near 6th Road. The...
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GI Police Report

Apr 17, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 04/17/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on reports, p...
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March NDOT Traffic Fatality Toll

Apr 16, 2024 / NDOT

April 16, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of March 2024, twenty-two people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, ...
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Attorney General Hilgers Thanks the Legislature for Strengthening Protections for Vulnerable Nebraskans

Apr 16, 2024 / Nebraska AG

LINCOLN—In the concluding days of the 2024 Session, Attorney General Mike Hilgers thanks the sponsoring Senators and Legislature for strength...
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Good Samaritan plants 100 trees on Arbor Day to celebrate the hospital’s 100th Birthday

Apr 16, 2024 / Anissa Paitz CHI

KEARNEY, NE-CHI Health Good Samaritan, in partnership with the Lloyd H. Dean Institute for Humankindness and Health Justice, is celebrating the hos...
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Howard County Names Hoff Interim SheriffAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Apr 16, 2024 / KRGI News

(St Paul, NE) - The Howard County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday morning to make the final decision on naming an interim sheriff for the cou...
Nebraska Corn Farmers To Invest Nearly $3.1 Billion to Plant 9.85 Million Acres

Nebraska Corn Farmers To Invest Nearly $3.1 Billion to Plant 9.85 Million Acres

Apr 16, 2024 / NE Corn Board

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska corn farmers will plant 9.85 million acres of corn in 2024 according to the March Prospective Plantings report relea...
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Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation Supports Youth Premiums

Apr 16, 2024 / Nebraska State Fair

April 16, 2024. Grand Island, Nebraska: Young Nebraskans come across this great state for a chance to take home honors, and perhaps a ribbon, from ...
CUTLINE: Christine Wittich, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received a five-year, $615,387 Faculty Early Career Development Program award grant from the National Science Foundation to improve the structural engineering of steel grain bins. (Craig Chandler/University Communication and Marketing)

UNL Aims to Strengthen Grain Bins

Apr 16, 2024 / Dan Moser, Office of Research and Economic Development

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 16, 2024 — When people think of structural engineering perils, they tend to imagine big-city bridges, skyscrapers an...
NDOT, AGC, and Partner Contractors Across the State  Recognize Work Zone Awareness Week

NDOT, AGC, and Partner Contractors Across the State Recognize Work Zone Awareness Week

Apr 16, 2024 / NDOT

April 15, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Nebraska cha...
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GI Police Report

Apr 16, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 04/16/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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Endangered Missing Advisory CANCELLED

Apr 15, 2024 / NSP

This is a cancellation of the Endangered Missing Advisory issued by Nebraska Law EnforcementThe Endangered Missing Advisory activated to determine ...
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An Endangered Missing Advisory Has Been Activated

Apr 15, 2024 / NSP

An Endangered Missing Advisory has been issued for Central Nebraska. The Hastings Police Department is attempting to locate, Tommy D Rosenau who is...
Strong Chance Of Thunderstorms Predicted For Tonight

Strong Chance Of Thunderstorms Predicted For Tonight

Apr 15, 2024 / KRGI News

Grand Island Forecast (April 15th - 3:00 pm)  TONIGHT: Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 56. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 20 to 25...
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Grand Island Chamber, City of GI to Host ‘Mayor for a Day’ Essay Contest

Apr 15, 2024 / Spencer Schubert

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Do you think you have what it takes to be mayor for a day? That question will be posed to Grand Island-area sixth grader...
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Tribute to Women Event Approaching

Apr 15, 2024 / Hastings YWCA

The YWCA Adams County is ready to celebrate the stars of Hastings at the annual Tribute to Women event on Monday April 29th at 7pm. The organizatio...
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Troopers Report Speedy Start to 2024

Apr 15, 2024 / NSP

APRIL 15, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Nebraska roadways are off to a speedy start to 2024. In the first 100 days of the year, Nebraska State...
Stocker & Quezada Win 2024 Northwest/McGahan Honor Award

Stocker & Quezada Win 2024 Northwest/McGahan Honor Award

Apr 15, 2024 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - The annual McGahan Honor Awards were given out in front of the Northwest student body this morning, Monday, April 15th. One wi...
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Early Voting Open in NebraskaAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Apr 15, 2024 / KRGI News

Voters can stop by their election office and cast ballots in advance of the May 14th primary. Hall County Election Commissioner Tracy Overstreet ha...