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Multiple Pursuits Lead to Arrest in Dawson County

 Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Kansas man following multiple pursuits with the same motorcycle in Lincoln and Dawson... continue reading
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Victims Identified In Fatal Superior Shooting

Sunday evening a prayer vigil was held at the city park in Superior for the victims of Thursday’s tragic shooting at Agrex inc. The Nebraska... continue reading
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Fischer Calls on Biden to Reconsider Vaccine Mandates

Republicans in the U.S Senate, Congress, and State Capitals are continuing to implore President Biden to reconsider his vaccine mandates.  &n... continue reading
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GIPS To Continue With Masks

The current protocols as outlined in the GIPS Safe Return to School Plan will continue, including universal mask wearing while inside all GIPS buil... continue reading
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Nebraska unemployment rate of 2% is lowest on record

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s latest unemployment rate of 2% was the nation’s lowest and the lowest on record for the state. Th... continue reading
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Ex-State Fair finance head gets jail, probation for theft

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The former finance director of the Nebraska State Fair has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and 15 years' probatio... continue reading
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Fire at Nebraska prison sends 1 person to hospital

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a fire in a housing unit at the Lincoln Correctional Center has sent one person to the hospital. Lincoln... continue reading
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Lincoln Man Arrested Following I-80 Pursuit

OCTOBER 22, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Nebraska State Troopers, with the assistance of York County Sheriff’s Deputies, have arrested ... continue reading
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Ricketts rescinds hospital restrictions as capacity improves

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced an end to restrictions that have kept hospitals from being overwhelmed with patients duri... continue reading
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What could happen next with indicted US Rep. Fortenberry

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The indictment of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry could have a big impact on the Republican's future in Nebraska politics and t... continue reading
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Police: Fired grain elevator worker shot 3 people, killing 2

SUPERIOR, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says a man who was fired from a grain elevator returned later in the day and shot three peopl... continue reading
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GIPS extends fall break with mental health days

On Thursday, October 14, 2021 at the Grand Island Public Schools Board of Education meeting, the board approved a calendar change for the upcoming ... continue reading
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Highway 30 and Webb Road Fatality Accident UPDATE

On 10/14/21, the Grand Island Police Department issued a statement in reference to vehicle motorcycle accident resulting in a fatality. In that st... continue reading
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North Road Now Open From 13th Street to State Street/Cannon Road

The City of Grand Island Public Works Department is announcing the North Road will be opened from 13th Street to State Street/Cannon Road on Friday... continue reading
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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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State Fair Attendance Announced

The Nebraska State Fair opened with great excitement and anticipation. Thegates opened and the grounds filled with fairgoers as State Fair Board Ch... continue reading
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Gov Ricketts Heads To Texas Border

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts joined eight other Republican governors on at the U.S.-Mexico border to criticize Democratic... continue reading
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Covid Cases Leveling Off

The number of new virus cases and hospitalizations in the state appear to be leveling out. Data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and P... continue reading
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Legislature To Decide How To Spend Rescue Dollars Next Session

With redistricting efforts now complete, the next item we are keeping our eye on in the Nebraska legislature will be how lawmakers intend to spend ... continue reading
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Fieldhouse Now Open

The Grand Island Community Fieldhouse opened this weekend.   The Community Fieldhouse is a 70,000 square foot building that contains batting... continue reading
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Grand Theater to Close For Renovation

With the conclusion of the successful Grand Comic Con this weekend, the historic Grand Theater will be closed for a refresh and renovation until Ja... 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