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Troopers Arrest Plainview Woman Following Pursuit

Nov 25, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

(NORFOLK, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person after a pursuit in Madison County. At approximately...
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NSP Investigating Multiple Fatality Crashes

Nov 25, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

(NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating multiple fatality crashes that occurred during Friday’s winter ...
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Suspect Arrested After Drive-By Shooting, Standoff in Oshkosh

Nov 24, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol

The Nebraska State Patrol has arrested one person following a reported drive-by shooting and standoff in Oshkosh overnight Wednesday into Thursday....
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Nebraska State Fair Offers Black Friday Ticket Sale

Nov 22, 2023 / Press Release

Nebraska State Fair is ringing in the holidays with a giant Black Friday sale that will save fairgoers more than 50% by shopping this flash sale. &...
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UNK graduate performing in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nov 22, 2023 / Press Release

With its festive floats, massive balloon characters and famous performers, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a holiday tradition like no ...
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Buckle Up for Safe Thanksgiving Travel

Nov 22, 2023 / Press Release

As millions of drivers hit the road for holiday travel, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) reminds drivers and passengers that b...
CDHD Joins KRGI For Turkey Tips

CDHD Joins KRGI For Turkey TipsAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Nov 22, 2023 / Press Release

Full Interview Below Last week Jessica Hammers from the Central District Health Department joined KRGI's Steve Stien for some healthy helpful "tur...
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UNK Announces Strategic Budget Cuts

Nov 21, 2023 / Press Release

KEARNEY – In a significant restructuring effort, the University of Nebraska at Kearney announced on Monday that it will discontinue several a...
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Lexington Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Role in Methamphetamine Conspiracy.

Nov 21, 2023 / Press Release

Acting United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that Jonathan Beale, 23, of Lexington, Nebraska, was sentenced November 20, 2023, in federal cou...
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GISH To Be Cell Phone Free Starting 2024

Nov 21, 2023 / Press Release

An important update is coming to Grand Island Senior High that will impact the day-to-day experience for all students and staff next semester. ...
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Troopers Find 100 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop Near York

Nov 16, 2023 / Nebraska State Patrol Release

(YORK, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person after locating 100 pounds of marijuana during a traffic...
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Fatal Accident In Hall Co

Nov 16, 2023 / Press Release

On November 16, 2023, at approximately 1:40 in the morning Hall County Sherriff’s responded to Schauppsville Road and Wildwood Road for a sin...
Governor Pillen Announces Appointment for District 41

Governor Pillen Announces Appointment for District 41

Nov 16, 2023 / Press Release

Governor Jim Pillen announced his appointment of Fred Meyer to serve as the representative for District 41 in the Nebraska Legislature. He will fil...
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Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission To Launch Anonymous Integrity Hotline.

Nov 16, 2023 / Press Release

The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission is partnering with RealResponse to launch a statewide program for the public to anonymously report concer...
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Assault on a Police Officer

Nov 16, 2023 / Press Release

On 11/15/2023 around 2034 hrs, an officer observed a vehicle, northbound on Broadwell Ave approaching the intersection with 4th St. The vehicl...
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Grants For Buckle Up, Every Trip, Every Time Enforcement

Nov 16, 2023 / Press Release

The Grand Island Police Department was awarded $4,936.48 to carry our Selective Overtime Enforcement for the Buckle Up, Every Trip, Every Time mobi...
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Effort Launched To Protect Abortion Rights In Nebraska

Nov 16, 2023 / AP with Release From Governor Pillen

An effort to enshrine abortion rights in the Nebraska Constitution is being launched, following on the heels of successful efforts in other red sta...
NDOT: Emergency Responders Recognized for Collaboration and Cooperation

NDOT: Emergency Responders Recognized for Collaboration and Cooperation

Nov 15, 2023 / NDOT Release

Today, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), together with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), held a ceremony to celebrate the signe...
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Election Results: Doniphan-Trumbull Bond Proposals Defeated

Nov 15, 2023 / Tyson Havranek

Mail-in ballots are in for a special bond election for the Doniphan-Trumbull School District as the school had hoped to accomplish its first major ...
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GI Utilities Selects Nelnet Renewable Energy as EPC Partner

Nov 14, 2023 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Nebraska - The City of Grand Island Utilities (GIUD) and Nelnet Renewable Energy are excited to announce a significant advanceme...
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St. Francis receives state’s only platinum recognition for organ donation awareness

Nov 14, 2023 / CHI Press Release

(Grand Island, NE) — CHI Health St. Francis has been recognized for achieving platinum recognition — the highest level of recognition &...
Bond To Decide Doniphan Trumbull Critical Facility Needs

Bond To Decide Doniphan Trumbull Critical Facility Needs

Nov 14, 2023 / KRGI News

(Doniphan, NE) - The Donphan-Trumbull Public School’s Board of Education has called a bond election to address critical facility needs. On No...
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GI Library To Offer Thanksgiving Week Programs

Nov 14, 2023 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Neb. — The Grand Island Public Library has announced special programs for kids and teens ages 0-18 during the week of Thanksgiv...
Wood River Teen Arrested For October GI Robbery

Wood River Teen Arrested For October GI Robbery

Nov 13, 2023 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - On October 24th GIPD officers responded to 816 E 5th Street due to multiple persons entering into the home. Four suspects wear...
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CCC Top Two-Year School in Best for Vets Survey

Nov 13, 2023 / Central Community College Release

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Central Community College is the top two-year school in the U.S. for veterans. That’s according to the Military Ti...