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Man who killed Husker football player grandad dies in prison

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man with a long history of mental illness when he killed the grandfather of two Nebraska football players more than tw...

Demolition Begins On Old Engleman School Building

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Public Schools is saying farewell to the old Engleman school building on Capital Avenue that once housed classroo...
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Arrest In Sunday Morning Grand Island High Speed Pursuit

(Grand Island, NE) - Sunday, May 22nd Grand Island Police were dispatched at approximately 12:06 am to the area of Sheridan Ave. and W. Waugh stree...

Failure to Use Turn Signal Leads to Hall County Warrant Arrest

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Police stopped a vehicle on Friday, May 20th for failing to use its turn signal 100 feet prior to an intersection...

Car Strikes Grand Island Property Leads to Fourth DUI Arrest

(Grand Island, NE) - Saturday morning at approximately 1:47 am Grand Island Police arrived to find Jose Landaverde to be in actual physical control...

Memorial Day Holiday and City Pool Summer Hours

Grand Island City Hall, Utilities Service Center, City Library, Public Transit Office & CRANE, Street & Fleet Office, Wastewater Treatment,...
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Mayor Steele Announces the Retirement of Public Works Director John Collins

Mayor Roger Steele announced Public Works Director/City Engineer John Collins gave notice of his retirement. Collins’ employment will run thr...
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City of Grand Island Launches New Citizen Engagement Mobile App

Grand Island is making customer service and engaging with our citizens a priority moving forward and we are excited to announce the launch of a new...

KRGI News Remembers Steve Anderson

Long-time Fonner Park track announcer Steve Anderson has passed away.  KRGI News remembers Steve Anderson.   KRGI News/Sports ·...
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Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

Grand Island, Neb. — The Grand Island Public Library is excited to announce thereturn of fully in-person summer programming for kids, teens, ...
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Fatal Accident In Hall County

At approximately 9:48 p.m. on May 16, 2022, Hall County sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of Highway 30 and Burwick Road for an injury...

Phase Two to Start on Custer Ave Project

Grand Island, Nebraska — The City of Grand Island Public Works Department is announcing the Custer Avenue Paving Improvement Project is curre...
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NSP Investigating Suspected Murder-Suicide in Custer County

The Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office and Broken Bow Police Department, is investigating a suspe...
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Arrest Made in Attempted Kidnapping

During the course of the investigation into the attempted kidnapping of a 13 year old male  reported on 05/11/22 which occurred near the inter...

1 dead, 8 households displaced in Waverly fire

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Fire authorities say one person died and several others were left without a home in a fire that gutted a southeastern Ne...
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Election Results

Tuesday was Primary Election Day across the state of Nebraska and the results are in… University of Nebraska regent, Jim Pillen, has won th...
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Officials ID Neligh police chief, woman involved in shooting

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska prosecutor has identified an officer who shot a driver accused of dragging the officer with her car as Neligh ...
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Grand Island Public Library Director Announces New Strategic Plan

Grand Island, Neb. — Celine Swan, director of Grand Island Public Library, hasannounced the release of a new five-year strategic plan, which ...

GIPD Seeking Woman in Forgery Case

(Grand Island, NE) - The Grand Island Police Department is seeking the public's help to identify the woman in these photos. She is a person of inte...
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Give Hastings Day Sets New Giving Record

The 9th annual Give Hastings Day concluded on Thursday, May 5 with a new  record total. $867,629 was raised, supporting 96 nonprofit organizat...
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Go Big GIVE Sees Record Breaking Year

The Heartland United Way and Greater Grand Island Community Foundation hosted the 9th annual Go Big GIVE event on Thursday, May 5 with a record-bre...
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GI Family Radio CEO Disappointed In Response From GIPS In April FOA Requests

  GI Family Radio CEO Alan Usher issued a statement today voicing disappointment in GIPS saying that its responses to his Nebraska Public Rec...
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Zlomke To Face Additional Charges Following Arrest Earlier This Year

A Grand Island Public Schools teacher is now facing additional charges, after being arrested earlier this year on sexual assault charges  39 ...
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CIR Rejects GIPS Motion To Dismiss GIEA Lawsuit

The court of industrial relations has rejected a petition to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Grand Island Education Association against the Grand Is...
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Fatal Accident In Aurora

A two-vehicle accident that occurred near Aurora Tuesday morning has resulted in a fatality.  The crash occurred on highway 14 one mile south...