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GI Police Report

Feb 19, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 02/19/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
UNK Power of the Herd

Power of the Herd: UNK launches new brand campaign, slogan

Feb 19, 2024 / UNK

The University of Nebraska at Kearney has launched a new brand campaign and slogan that captures the collaborative strength, unity and spirit that ...
Adrian Smith 3rd Dist

Bringing Relief to American Taxpayers

Feb 18, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

Americans are rightfully concerned about the direction of our economy. While inflation is no longer at nine percent, prices remain high, and the in...
Toss for a Cause to Benefit Marcello Fundraising Effort

Toss for a Cause to Benefit Marcello Fundraising Effort

Feb 18, 2024 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Neb. — Just two days removed from raising nearly $4,000 with Valentine’s Day singing telegrams, the Hall County Crime Sto...
Grand Island Connect App Modernizing Community Engagement

Grand Island Connect App Modernizing Community Engagement

Feb 18, 2024 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Neb. — You’ve likely heard the phrase ‘there’s an app for that’ as businesses, schools and cities conti...
Preston Love

Love Listening Tour Announced

Feb 16, 2024 / Press Release

OMAHA, NE - U.S. Senate candidate Preston Love is announcing his “Love Nebraska Listening Tour” today with stops across the state. The ...
Inmate missing from community corrections facility

Inmate missing from community corrections facility

Feb 16, 2024 / Department of Corrections

February 16, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Linc...
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Pete Ricketts Staff hosts Mobile Office Hours

Feb 16, 2024 / Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) announced his constituent casework staff will be hosting Mobile Office Hours arou...
Adrian Smith 3rd Dist

Smith, Davis, and Feenstra Champion Bipartisan Tax Relief for Families and Small Businesses

Feb 16, 2024 / Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Adrian Smith (R-NE), Danny K. Davis (D-IL), and Randy Feenstra (R-IA) introduced the bipartisan Small Busines...
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Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: Keeping International Land Ports of Entry Open

Feb 16, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

In December, President Biden’s team shut down two border rail crossings in Eagle Pass and El Paso, Texas. The administration also falsely imp...
Creighton News Release

Rural Mainstreet Economy in Negative Territory for Sixth Straight Month

Feb 16, 2024 / Creighton University

February 2024 Survey Results at a Glance:For a sixth straight month, the overall Rural Mainstreet Index sank below growth neutral. Almost thre...
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GI Police Report

Feb 16, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 02/16/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Department of Justice

Foreign National Pleads Guilty to Role in Cybercrime Schemes Involving Tens of Millions of Dollars in Losses

Feb 16, 2024 / DOJ

United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov pleaded guilty on February 15, 2024, in federal court in Lincoln, N...
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Gov. Pillen on Survey: Nebraskans Want Property Tax Relief

Feb 16, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen says a new survey confirms what he has heard repeatedly from taxpayers across Nebraska. They want property ...
Chaperone

Chaperone PAC endorses Four Candidates for BOE

Feb 15, 2024 / Press Release

GRAND ISLAND, NEB – Chaperone of GI, Inc., a Nebraska political action committee (PAC), has endorsed four candidates for the 2024 Grand Islan...
$3,750 Raised From Valentine’s Day ‘Singing Telegrams’

$3,750 Raised From Valentine’s Day ‘Singing Telegrams’

Feb 15, 2024 / Spencer Schubert

Grand Island, Neb. — The original cap set for ordering a Valentine’s Day ‘Singing Telegram’ featuring Jimmy Reed with Berks...
City Of Grand Island

Highland North Subdivision Open House Set For Friday

Feb 15, 2024 / Spencer Schubert

Grand Island, Neb. — In the tranquil outskirts of Grand Island's northwest area, a new community is emerging that promises to redefine modern...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

Nebraska January Traffic Fatality Toll

Feb 15, 2024 / NDOT

Feb. 15, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of January 2024, eighteen people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, a...
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Nebraska State Fair Board to Meet

Feb 15, 2024 / NSF

NEBRASKA STATE FAIR BOARDMeeting AgendaFebruary 16, 2024 – 2 P.M.Rembolt Ludtke Offices, Lincoln, NE1. Call to Order2. Roll Call3. Inform Pub...
Nebraska State News

DAS Praises Enactment of Comprehensive Procurement Reform

Feb 15, 2024 / Department of Administrative Services

Lincoln – On February 13, 2024, Governor Jim Pillen signed LB 461 into law, a bill to reform state procurement processes. The Pillen Administ...
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GI Police Report

Feb 15, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 02/15/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Mayor Steele Assists in Resurfacing Efforts

Mayor Steele Assists in Resurfacing Efforts

Feb 15, 2024 / Spencer Schubert

Grand Island, Neb. — Heavy snow and bitter cold put road crews on ice for several weeks in Grand Island, but amidst their return this week th...
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Governor Pillen Appoints Sarah Scott as State Property Tax Administrator

Feb 15, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen announced his appointment of Sarah Scott as state property tax administrator. Scott currently leads ...
City Of Grand Island

Grand Island Recognized Nationally For Economic Growth

Feb 15, 2024 / Spencer Schubert

Grand Island, Neb. — In a remarkable testament to economic resilience and strategic development initiatives, Grand Island has proudly emerged...
Loren Lippencott District 34 State Legislator

Taking care of our veterans

Feb 15, 2024 / Loren Lippencott

Legislative Update #58 In 2024 our U.S. Military has the smallest active force since before WWII in 1940. The military services missed their recru...