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Adult Mountain Lion With Cubs Near Beaver City

Jun 5, 2024 / Furnas Co Sheriff Office

Sheriff’s office has received credible reports of sightings of an adult mountain lion with cubs in the North West part of Beaver City. Sherif...
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Troopers Arrest 47 Impaired Drivers As Summer Travel Season Begins

Jun 5, 2024 / NSP- Lincoln

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed from the road 47 impaired drivers during a statewide campaign to begin the summer travel season. T...
GIPD Make Arrest In Stolen Cemetery Urn Case

GIPD Make Arrest In Stolen Cemetery Urn Case

Jun 5, 2024 / GIPD Release

(Grand Island, NE) - On Thursday, 5/23/24, officers received a report of a burglary at the Grand Island Cemetery, 3168 W Stolley Park Rd. Two urns,...
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Hundreds Attend Parks & Recreation Open House

Jun 5, 2024 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Neb. — Residents of Grand Island made their voices heard on Tuesday, June 4 during the first of two public open houses regardin...
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Flooding: USDA/FSA Reaches Out To Howard County

Jun 5, 2024 / KRGI News

Howard County Emergency Management received a letter from the USDA/Farm Service Agency division addressing the recent flooding that Howard County h...
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TJ Maxx Employee Arrested For Theft-Unlawful Taking $5,000+

Jun 5, 2024 / GIPD Release

(Grand Island, NE) On 06/04/2024, an Officer would respond to 201 Wilmar Ave Ste A; TJ Maxx regarding an employee stealing items from TJ Maxx....
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GIPD Make it Click Campaign Final Numbers

Jun 5, 2024 / GIPD Release

Officers of the Grand Island Police Department participated in the statewide “MAKE IT CLICK” high visibility enforcement campaign from ...
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Ricketts Welcomes Rosen as Lead Democrat Co-Sponsor on Tax Cuts for Veterans Act

Jun 5, 2024 / Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) welcomed Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) as the lead Democrat co-sponsor of his Tax Cu...
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Grand Island - Discovery History Tours 2024Audio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 4, 2024 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - The Grand Island Visitors Bureau is happy to announce the Discover History Tours will be returning to Grand Island with plenty...
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Attorney General Hilgers Leads Comment Opposing New Biden Administration Rule Increasing Costs of Stoves and Ovens

Jun 4, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN—Attorney General Mike Hilgers led a 23-state coalition in opposing the Biden Administration’s strict new energy-efficiency stan...
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NSP Sgt. Ramsey Wins Nebraska Inspector Championships

Jun 4, 2024 / Nebraska State Patrol

JUNE 3, 2024 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  —  Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) secured first and second place in this year’s Nebraska Insp...
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Hall County Update: Commissioner Scott SorensonAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jun 3, 2024 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Hall County Commissioner Scott Sorenson joined KRGI on Monday morning to provide an update for all happenings in Hall County. ...
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Nance County Sheriff Deputies Discover Underage Party At Local Airbnb

Jun 2, 2024 / Nance County Sheriff's Office

At approximately 10:45 pm on Friday, May 31st Nance County Dispatch received a report of a large party taking place at an Airbnb rental property in...

Severe Weather Possible

Jun 2, 2024 / NWS

A line of storms will move through the area this evening. Initial storms will be supercells with a threat for all hazards, but over time the storms...
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Youth Art Show Display Opens on June 1

Jun 1, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. – The Grand Island Public Library is proud to present the new combined annual Youth Art Show with art from area children a...
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New Grant Dollars to Impact Grand Island

Jun 1, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — The Central Nebraska Growth Foundation (Growth Foundation), Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation's 501(c)3...
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Nebraska’s Tax Burden Threatens Future Growth

Jun 1, 2024 / By Jamie Karl President Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce

Think about the positive news emerging from the Cornhusker State. Nebraska has been ranked the third-best state by U.S. News and World Report,...
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President Biden Should not Transfer Student Debt to Taxpayers

Jun 1, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

In June 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled President Biden did not have the constitutional authority to mass transfer up to $400 billion in student...

Tabitha Tip: Cultivating the Environment Starts With Your Own

May 31, 2024 / Hannah Polacek Marketing & Social Media Specialist

When most folks think of the environment, their mind may wander to the kinds of birds that flutter to their birdfeeder, what types of plants and tr...
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Smith Announces Upcoming Staff Outreach Events

May 31, 2024 / Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) are invited to meet with a member of his staff during the m...
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American Red Cross Asking For Blood and Platelet Donors

May 31, 2024 / ARC

MAY 29, 2024 — The American Red Cross critically needs blood and platelet donors now following a concerning decrease in donations as the coun...
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More Than 18,000 Pounds of Unused Medication Removed from Communities in Five State DEA Omaha Division

May 31, 2024 / DEA

OMAHA, Neb. – Community members across the five state Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Omaha Division safely disposed of 18,614 pounds o...
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Walnut Inducts School’s First-Ever Cohort of National Junior Honor Society Students

May 31, 2024 / Mitchell Roush Director of Communications & Marketing Grand Island Public Schools

GRAND ISLAND (Neb.) — Students are making academic history, as Walnut Middle School introduced their first school chapter of National Junior ...
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Two Arrested After Officer-Involved Shooting, Standoff

May 31, 2024 / NSP

MAY 31, 2024 (OMAHA, NEB.)  — Troopers have arrested two suspects following an overnight incident that led to two officer-involved shoot...
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NDOT Announces Winners of the 2024 Annual Snowplow 'Roadeo'

May 31, 2024 / NDOT

May 31, 2024 (Kearney, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 Annual Sn...