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GIPS Superintendent resigning from position in January

Dec 9, 2022 / GIPS Release

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tawana Grover has announced she intends to resign from her position as of Janua...
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City Council Rejects Mayors Choice For City Administrator

Dec 8, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

**Audio of story below** The Grand Island City Council rejected the Mayor’s choice for Grand Island’s city administrator. At Tuesday&...
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Grand Island Man Found Guilty Of Murder

Dec 5, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A Grand Island man has been found guilty in Hall County District Court, charged with the Feb. 15th murder of Said Abdullahi Farah. 35 year old Don...
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NSP Investigating Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Pursuit, Fatal Crash

Dec 4, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office pursuit that ended with a fatal crash Saturday night. Prelimin...
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Senate Votes To Avert Rail Strike

Dec 2, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

The U.S. Senate has voted to codify an agreement the White House brokered between rail unions and freight companies in order to avoid a catastrophi...
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Supreme Court Hearing Student Loan Case

Dec 2, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

The Supreme Court says the Biden administration's program to cancel student loans will remain blocked for now, but the justices have agreed to take...
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EPA Releases Proposed Fuel Standards

Dec 2, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

The EPA has proposed increasing the amount of ethanol and other biofuels that must be blended into the nation's fuel supplies over the next three y...
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GISH's Mora Apart of NSAA Believers & Achievers

Dec 1, 2022 / GIPS Release

GRAND ISLAND (NE) - Working hard is just part of what Isabella Mora does. Now, she’s being recognized for it. Bella, a senior at Grand Islan...
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Yard Waste Site To Close for the Season

Nov 30, 2022 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Nebraska — The Grand Island Public Works Department would like to issue notice that the Yard Waste Site, which is located ...
Former Husker Football Interim Head Coach Mikey Joseph Arrested

Former Husker Football Interim Head Coach Mikey Joseph Arrested

Nov 30, 2022 / Lincoln Police Department

On Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at 1:54 p.m. officers were dispatched to a residence near South 34th and Tree Line Drive on a domestic disturbance...
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Early Christmas Gift As Temporary Casino Closer To Opening

Nov 30, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

The new temporary casino at Fonner Park is expected to be open by Christmas. Fonner Park CEO Chris Kotulak said this week that the hopes are that ...
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Slick Conditions Create Havoc On Nebraska Roads

Nov 30, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

While snow accumulation was minimal, slick conditions across the state yesterday morning resulted in multiple slide offs on the interstate.  ...
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Hall Co Receives First Shipment Of License Plates

Nov 30, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Hall Co has just received their first phase of license plates and as has been previously reported  a statewide aluminum shortage could get you...
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Gov. Ricketts Begins Japan Trade Mission, Promotes Nebraska in Tokyo

Nov 30, 2022 / Press Release

This week, Governor Pete Ricketts is leading a trade mission to Japan to promote Nebraska’s quality ag products and to pitch Nebraska as a to...
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Fischer Introduces Year-Round E15 Legislation with Landmark Support

Nov 30, 2022 / Press Release

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act of 2022. The ...
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Recruit and Retain Act Hopes To Aid Police Staffing Challenges

Nov 29, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Police departments across the country are facing severe staffing challenges, and that news has the attention of U.S Senator Deb Fischer, who, earli...
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Troopers Arrest 26 Impaired Drivers Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Nov 29, 2022 / Press Release

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed 26 impaired drivers from the road during Thanksgiving weekend. This weekend marked one of the busi...
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Multiple Drug Related Arrests Occur Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Nov 28, 2022 / Press Release

On Saturday, Officers with the GIPD observed a vehicle westbound on 3rd St W from Cleburn St N with non-working taillights. The vehicle would turn ...
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Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

Nov 26, 2022 / Ap

GENOA, Neb. (AP) — The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in central Neb...
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NSP Investigating Overnight Homicide in Imperial

Nov 25, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

(Imperial, NE)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight in Imperial. The Imperial Police Depart...
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Juvenile leads authorities on pursuit through Hamilton & Merrick counties

Nov 25, 2022 / Merrick County Sheriff's Department

The Merrick County Sheriff's Office assisted the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday night into the early morning hours of Friday in...
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Audio: Hall County Commissioners Deny Permit For Truck Wash

Nov 23, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

At the Hall Co Commissioners meeting yesterday plans to build a new livestock trailer wash were put on hold after the board voted to deny the condi...
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Audio: City Council Approves Redevelopment Plan For Conestoga Mall.

Nov 23, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Big changes are being planned for Conestoga Mall. Last night the Grand Island City Council approved a zoning change for the property of the Conest...
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Courthouse Evacuated During High Profile Escape Case

Nov 18, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A Grand Island man was found guilty of escape after he took a man hostage during a 12-hour standoff last spring. 28 year old Tyler Manka was found...
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Osceola Man Pleads Not Guilty In HPD Involved Shooting Incident

Nov 18, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

 An Osceola man has plead not guilty to charges from an officer-involved shooting in Hastings last September. 33 year old Anthony Mattison is...