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City of Grand Island Jack Sheard

GI City Councilmember Conversation with Jack Sheard

May 22, 2024 / KRGI News

The Grand Island City Council met for over three hours on Tuesday. Ward 1 representative Jack Sheard has a council conversation to wrap up the meet...
GI Man Arrested for Assault

GI Man Arrested for Assault

May 22, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 05/22/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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City of GI Parks Department Completes Several ProjectsAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 21, 2024 / KRGI News

Hard work has come to fruition. Todd McCoy Grand Island Parks & Recreation Director says several park projects have been completed in recent mo...
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Madison Teacher Arrested for Inappropriate Relationship with Student

May 21, 2024 / NSP

MAY 21, 2024 (NORFOLK, NEB.)  — A Madison Public Schools teacher has been arrested following an investigation by the Nebraska State Patr...
Grand Island Area Farmers Market

GI Area Farmers Market Opens June 1Audio Icon, this article contains audio

May 21, 2024 / KRGI News

The Grand Island Area Farmers Market debuts Saturday June 1, in the north parking lot of Bosselman Enterprises, 1607 South Locust Street. Organizer...
Judith Turk, associate professor in the School of Natural Resources, will use an $854,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program to shed light on how human activity is impacting soil degradation in the Great Plains. (Craig Chandler/University Communication and Marketing)

Turk Investigating Soil Health

May 21, 2024 / Tiffany Lee, Office of Research and Economic Development

Lincoln, Nebraska, May 21, 2024 — Nebraska’s Judith Turk will use an $845,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Facult...
Good Samaritan NICU turns 50

Good Samaritan NICU turns 50

May 21, 2024 / Anissa Paitz, PR Strategist, CHI

KEARNEY— CHI Health Good Samaritan Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is celebrating its 50th birthday by hosting a reunion for former gradu...
City of Kearney

Heritage Day at Yanney Park

May 21, 2024 / City of Kearney

The Kearney Park and Recreation Department is coordinating Heritage Day at Yanney Park on Saturday, June 1, 2024. Following is the Heritage Day Sch...
Mayor for a day judging committee

'Mayor For a Day' Essay Contest Winners Announced UPDATED WITH VIDEO

May 21, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — A total of 88 sixth grade students in Grand Island used community pride and forward thinking to write a 400-word essay o...
City of Kearney

Disc Golf Drop-In Tournaments

May 21, 2024 / City of Kearney

The Kearney Park and Recreation Department is holding a doubles Drop-In Disc Golf Tournament on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. The tournament is at C...
National-Weather-Service

More Thunderstorms Possible

May 21, 2024 / NWS

Key Message #1: One more round of thunderstorms could impact portions of primarily central Nebraska between 10 AM and 2 PM. Key Message #2: A few ...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

May 21, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 05/21/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

Governor Pillen Declares May as General Aviation Month

May 21, 2024 / Press Release

May 20, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Governor Jim Pillen proclaimed May as General Aviation Month in Nebraska, celebrating the signific...
City of Kearney

Sue Bush Memorial 5k Run/Walk & Kids Lake Loop

May 20, 2024 / City of Kearney

The Kearney Park and Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for the Sue Bush Memorial 5k Run / Walk and Kids Lake Loop to be he...
City Of Grand Island

GI City Council to Meet Tuesday

May 20, 2024 / KRGI Sports Network

The Grand Island City Council meets Tuesday 5/21,at 7pm in Council Chambers, 100 E First Street. Here is the agenda. 1.CALL TO ORDER This is ...
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Hall County Board to Meet TuesdayAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 20, 2024 / KRGI News

The Hall County Board of Commissioners meet on Tuesday. District 7 Commissioner and Board Chair Ron Peterson had a preview on KRGI with Matt Willia...
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State Fair to Honor Veterans With Special Celebration

May 20, 2024 / NSF

The Nebraska State Fair will pay tribute to America’s veterans during its annual Veterans Day celebration at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2, in t...
1868 Foundation

Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation Announces New Board Member, Honors Award Winners

May 20, 2024 / NSF

GRAND ISLAND - The Board of Trustees for the Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation appointed a new member to serve a three-year term on its Board of ...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

May 20, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 05/01/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
National-Weather-Service

Severe Weather Possible

May 20, 2024 / NWS

Key Message #1: Most storms will not form or move into central Nebraska until after 8 PM, and will be most likely after midnight Key Message #2: S...
City of Kearney

Visit Kearney Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week - May 19-25, 2024

May 20, 2024 / City of Kearney

Kearney, NE – In celebration of the 41st Annual National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), Visit Kearney (formerly the Kearney Visitors Bu...
City Of Grand Island

City Parks and Recreation Announces Opening Date of Swimming Facilities

May 20, 2024 / City of GI

Grand Island, Neb.— The City of Grand Island swimming facilities will open for the summer starting Saturday, May 25.  All facilities are...
87th Nebraska Fire School Kicks Off in Grand Island UPDATED WITH VIDEO

87th Nebraska Fire School Kicks Off in Grand Island UPDATED WITH VIDEOAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 20, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — Another year of the Nebraska Fire School is off and running on the Fonner Park campus in Grand Island. Governor Jim Pil...
Three Honored at Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial UPDATED WITH VIDEO

Three Honored at Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial UPDATED WITH VIDEOAudio Icon, this article contains audio

May 19, 2024 / KRGI News

Three names were added to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial in Grand Island on Friday Morning.  Hear the complete service below. The prog...
Governor Makes Stop in GI

Governor Makes Stop in GI

May 18, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen held a town hall in Grand Island on Property Taxes on Friday. His next stop will be on Friday, May 24 in B...