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Nebraska tax collections beat expectations in September

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State tax officials say Nebraska government collected more tax revenue than expected last month. The Nebraska Department... continue reading
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Grand Island police: Motorcyclist killed in US Hwy 30 crash

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Police in Grand Island say a 52-year-old man has died after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup tr... continue reading
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90-year-old man killed in crash into Kearney lake

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police in south-central Nebraska say a 90-year-old man died when the car he was driving crashed into a Kearney lake. Don... continue reading
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GIPS Launches Substitute Campaign

Like many districts around the state and country, Grand Island Public Schools are facing staffing challenges, especially in the area of substitutes... continue reading
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Public Listening Session Planned To Discuss Future Of State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation Master Planning Committee will be hosting a public listening session on Monday, October 4th from 5-7pm to f... continue reading
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Nomi Health Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Grand Island

 Nomi Health, the direct healthcare company coordinating COVID-19 testing and vaccination efforts across the country, today announced the upco... continue reading
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NSP, KPD Investigating Death After Discovery of Submerged Vehicle

The Nebraska State Patrol and Kearney Police Department are conducting an investigation after a deceased individual was located Tuesday afternoon s... continue reading
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Nebraska Lawmakers Give First Round Approval For New Congressional Map

 Nebraska lawmakers have advanced new congressional boundaries that could make it harder for Democratic presidential hopefuls to pick up one o... continue reading

Vehicle hits mountain lion near Fullerton

(Fullerton, NE) - At approximately 8:30 pm on September 21, 2021, the Nance County Sheriff’s Office was called to a single-vehicle accid... continue reading
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GIPS announces no school for Sept. 24th and continued mask-wearing

GIPS Calendar change and mask protocols The Grand Island Public Schools recognizes staff are enduring a great deal of stress this school year as t... continue reading
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Labor shortage sees Nebraska cut state parks' hours, service

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Labor shortages that have plagued businesses across the country have also put the squeeze on Nebraska's state parks. The... continue reading
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Standoff in Kearney ends with death of suspect in shootings

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police say a standoff in Kearney with a suspect in the shooting of two women ended with the death of the man from a self... continue reading
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Officer-Involved Shooting in Howard County

AUGUST 14, 2021 (ST PAUL, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol Special Investigations Team is investigating an officer-involved shooting t... continue reading
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Additional Information Released on Juniata Active Shooter/Standoff

AUGUST 11, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional information regarding the active shooter... continue reading
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GIPS temporarily returns to masking

Effective Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Grand Island Public Schools will temporarily require masks for all PK-12 staff, students and visitors while insi... continue reading
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NSP Investigating Howard County In-Custody Death

AUGUST 5, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an in-custody death in Howard County. The incident oc... continue reading
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Nebraska State Trooper Nicholas Goodwin Passes Away

AUGUST 5, 2021 (SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol family is mourning the sudden loss of Trooper Nicholas Goodwin #73. Troo... continue reading

GIPS Announces Back To School Plan

*Audio Version Of Story Below*    Grand Island Public Schools announced the 2021-2022 Safe Return to School plan on July 30 during a pr... continue reading
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Kawasaki plans $200M expansion that would add 550 new jobs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing plans a $200 million expansion at its plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, a move that is expected ... continue reading
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Patrol says teen, 2 children in eastern Nebraska crash

WAHOO, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says an 18-year-old driver and two children in her car have been killed in a crash near Wahoo. T... continue reading
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GIPS to provide free meals to all students for 2021-2022 school year

Grand Island Public Schools will provide free meals to all students for the 2021-22 school year. Completing a free and reduced meal application is ... continue reading
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Delta Variant Confirmed In CDHD Region

The Delta variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the Central District. “We have received confirmation of several cases of COVID-19 in our... continue reading
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State Fair Announces Entertainment Lineup

The Nebraska State Fair is excited to announce their entertainment lineup for 2021 Oldies supergroup “Happy Together Tour,” will play ... continue reading
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GIPS Nutrition Services hosts summer meal program for children

Grand Island Public Schools Nutrition Services will again offer their Summer Food Service Program for children. The meal program begins the first f... continue reading
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NSP Investigating Incident in Cass County

JUNE 8, 2021 (OMAHA, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an incident that left one person deceased in Cass County Monday... continue reading