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Fonner Park Announces Casino Operator

KRGI News/Sports · Grand Island Casino Resort At Fonner Park     (Grand Island, NE) Elite Casino Resorts, of Riverside, IA ha... continue reading
Grand Island Habitat for Humanity

Long time GI Habitat for Humanity executive director resigns

GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska, April 2, 2021--With heavy hearts, the Board of Directors for the Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity has accepted the re... continue reading
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GIPS planning COVID19 vaccination clinic for students 18 and older

(Grand Island, NE) - Parents of Grand Island Public Schools students were informed Wednesday of an upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinic that will b... continue reading
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CDHD expands eligible groups this week to include ages 40 plus

(Grand Island, NE) - Beginning Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 10:00 am, CDHD will be targeting those age 40 and older for COVID-19 vaccinations. If you... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Nebraska cities want mobile keno to compete with casinos

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cities that reap millions of dollars in tax revenue from keno bets are imploring Nebraska lawmakers to let people play the... continue reading
Lincoln State News

Man drives friend to hospital in front loader bucket

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man could face several charges after allegedly driving his friend to a hospital in the bucket of a front-end ... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Former South Sioux City coach charged with abusing student

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. — Police have arrested a former South Sioux City High School assistant football coach on charges he sexually assaulted... continue reading
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Former Grand Island teacher sentenced for child porn

A former Grand Island teacher was sentenced to six years and four months in prison for possessing child pornography.    38 year old Bri... continue reading
Armed Robbery

Armed Robbery on 16th Avenue in Kearney Friday

(Kearney, NE) - On Friday afternoon at approximately 4:22pm, officers with the Kearney Police Department were called to the area of the 1400 block ... continue reading

Roundabout work at Potash is underway

(Grand Island, NE) - Construction work has officially begun at Wilmar Avenue and Potash Hwy as the city of Grand Island installs a roundabout. This... continue reading
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Troopers Locate Missing Maine Juvenile

MARCH 24, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California man after locating a missing M... continue reading

Multiple charges in Grand Island drug arrest

(Grand Island, NE) - Tuesday night at 9:45pm Grand Island police officers responded to the area of 408 W. Koenig Street in reference to a gun shots... continue reading

Assault of a pregnant juvenile

(Grand Island, NE) – Tuesday night, Grand Island Police arrived to a call to 415 South Cherry Street to a pregnant juvenile female reportedly... continue reading

Sirens in Hall County will not sound during state wide drill

(Grand Island, NE) - It's severe weather awarness week in Nebraksa. The National Weather Service reminds us of several safties practices and plans ... continue reading
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Governor Ricketts Critical Of Electronic Keno Amendment

*Audio Version Of Story Below* The Nebraska Legislature is halfway through its 2021 session.  Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts used his weekly co... continue reading
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Wanted Subject Arrested Following Standoff in Superior

MARCH 22, 2021 (SUPERIOR, NEB.)  — A wanted subject was arrested Sunday following a standoff at a residence in Superior. The operation b... continue reading
Kearney State News

Police say woman and 2 children killed in Kearney house fire

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police in Kearney say a woman and two children have died in a house fire in the central Nebraska city. The Kearney Hub r... continue reading
Omaha State News

Omaha child care center reports covid cases

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child care and preschool center in west Omaha has been closed after reporting more than 60 possible cases of COVID-19. T... continue reading
North Platte State News

Plans unveiled for nearly $300 million beef processing plant

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Plans have been unveiled for a nearly $300 million beef packing plant that would employ 875 people in western Nebra... continue reading
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Two Arrested as Child Abuse Investigation Continues

MARCH 19, 2021 (BRIDGEPORT, NEB.)  — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with the Morrill County Sheriff’s Offic... continue reading

Roundabout project begins at North Road and State

(Grand Island, NE) - The City of Grand Island on Monday started the new roundabout project at North Road and State Street. The roundabout will be t... continue reading
Omaha State News

Omaha officer shot critically injured at shopping mall

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer says a police officer was shot and critically injured at the Westroads Mall.. The chief... continue reading
Ken Schroeder GIPS

GIPS hires new financial officer

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Public Schools has named Dr. Ken Schroeder as GIPS Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Schroeder is currently the super... continue reading
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Nebraska confirms more cases of virus variants in the state

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials continue to identify more cases of different variants of the coronavirus in the state. The state... continue reading
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Kearney man gets jail time for fatally beating and stabbing dog

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A Kearney man has been sentenced to a year in jail for brutally beating and stabbing his dog to death before burying the... continue reading