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Winter storm warning for Central Nebraska

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHTTO 3 AM CST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected, possibly prec... continue reading
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Five Arrested Following Traffic Stop in Red Willow County

JANUARY 20, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested five people fol... continue reading

Governor Stops In Grand Island After State Of The State Address

Audio Version Of Story Below   At the State Capital the annual State of the State Address was given today to lawmakers. ... continue reading
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Troopers Locate 35 LBs of Marijuana Hidden in Tires

JANUARY 14, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after loca... continue reading
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Update - Barr Middle School placed on lockout Thursday morning

Update/Follow Up 1:30pm Barr Middle School was placed on lockout Thursday morning after an alleged threat was made by a commun... continue reading
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Troopers Locate Missing Endangered Illinois Juvenile

JANUARY 9, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a California man... continue reading
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Ricketts hints at ballot measure if property tax push fails

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will push to reduce property taxes during this legislative session by li... continue reading
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Nebraska man arrested in stabbing death of 4 month old

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in the stabbing death of a 4-month-old baby in Nebraska. Police in F... continue reading
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NSP Investigating after Man Dies from Self Inflicted Gunshot during Brief Standoff in Kearney County

JANUARY 7, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is investigating an incident in which a subj... continue reading

US Capitol Chaos New Legislative Session New Strain Of Coronavirus

The images are unsettling...The aftermath...an opportunity. A moment in our history, which at this moment is still hard to put... continue reading
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Congressman Smith Joins GOP Congressmen Challenging Election Results

Nebraska’s Third District Congressman Adrian Smith said he will join House Republicans who are challenging the Electoral ... continue reading
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CENTRAL DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECEIVES FINANCIAL GIFT FROM JBS

Central District Health Department (CDHD) wishes to thank JBS for their generous gift of $10,000.00 These funds will be used in... continue reading
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More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden win

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Republican lawmakers have joined President Donald Trump’s extraordinary effor... continue reading
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Elderly to be next priority for COVID19 vaccine

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials say people 75 and older are the state's next priority for distribution of ... continue reading

GOP senator rebukes dangerous ploy to fight Biden victory

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska has issued a pointed rebuke of GOP attempts to object Jan. 6 to t... continue reading
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House approves Trumps COVID19 relief checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted overwhelmingly to increase COVID-19 relief checks to $2,000, meeting President Dona... continue reading
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NSP Investigating After Subject Commits Suicide during Traffic

DECEMBER 24, 2020 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an incident that occurred in Gr... continue reading
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Governor Ricketts announces new directed health measures

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the State is moving from the “yellow” to “blue&r... continue reading
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Winter storm claims three lives

Additional Details Released Regarding Triple-Fatality Crash Wednesday DECEMBER 24, 2020 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  &mdash... continue reading

Local Grand Island teacher writes Christmas song

"What Makes It Christmas Time" made it's radio debut on Country 96.5 FM & KRGI 1430 AM/105.5 FM on Wednesday, December 23rd... continue reading

Fischer Praises Passed Relief Package

Congress has passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package. It promises to deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individua... continue reading
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Congress seals agreement on a COVID relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top negotiators in Congress have sealed a deal on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief packag... continue reading
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Howard cancels preschool classes following positive COVID 19 cases among staff

Due to recent positive coronavirus among staff members at Howard Elementary School’s preschool program, and out of an abu... continue reading

Eviction Case Against GI Veteran Continued

Tuesday, we brought you the story of veterans coming together in  support of Jack Wilson, a 92 year old WWII Vetran being ... continue reading
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15 year old body found submerged in car in Grand Island lake

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Investigators in south-central Nebraska say a 15-year-old Grand Island boy has been found dead ... continue reading