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Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation Truck Raffle now live

Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation Truck Raffle now live

Jul 12, 2024 / NSF

The Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation is raising funds to enhance the Fair through a truck raffle. The truck is a 2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Pro in Sum...
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Woman Arrested In GI on Drug Charges

Jul 12, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 07/12/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
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CIR Upholds Governor Pillen’s Order for State Employees to Return to Workplace

Jul 12, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE -- The Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations (CIR), which rules on labor disputes, issued an order upholding Governor Jim Pillen&...
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GIPS Board Set to MeetAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jul 11, 2024 / KRGI News

The next meeting of the Grand Island Public School Board of Education is Thursday evening 7/11 at 5:30 at the Board room. Get a preview with Super...
6 Regions One Nebraska Begins Central Community College Regional Effort

6 Regions One Nebraska Begins Central Community College Regional EffortAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jul 11, 2024 / KRGI News

6 Regions, One Nebraska is a new, regional approach to economic development. It is convening leaders in each of Nebraska’s six community coll...
Good Life For Grand Island Effort Kicks Off

Good Life For Grand Island Effort Kicks OffAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jul 11, 2024 / KRGI News

The effort to pass a mail in ballot measure to create the Good Life Economic Development Program began with a press conference Thursday morning. He...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jul 11, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 07/11/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Nebraska AG Mike Hilgers Release

Nebraska Attorney General's Office to Host Mobile Office in Kearney

Jul 11, 2024 / Suzanne Gage Director of Communications Nebraska Attorney General’s Office

On Wednesday, July 17, 2024, representatives from the Attorney General’s Office will be available to personally meet citizens interested in s...
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Troopers Make 29 DUI Arrests During Holiday Weekend Campaign

Jul 10, 2024 / NSP

JULY 10, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed from the road 29 impaired drivers during the Independen...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jul 10, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 07/10/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Nebraska State News

DNR Director Riley Announces Departure from State Government

Jul 10, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen announced that Tom Riley, director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be lea...
Grand Island City Council Wraps up Short Meeting

Grand Island City Council Wraps up Short Meeting

Jul 10, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

The Grand Island City Council meeting took only nine minutes. Ward 5 Member Chuck Haase gave his take on the meeting. 
Nebraska Public Service Commission

PSC Closes 911 Windstream Investigation

Jul 9, 2024 / PSC

The Nebraska Public Service Commission has issued an Order (911- 076/PI-249) closing its investigation into three separate 911 outages involvi...
UNK students Alexys Hurt and Brodie Mitchell gained firsthand experience in rural health care through the Rural Immersion Program. They shadowed professionals at Sidney Regional Medical Center and spent five days in the western Nebraska community. (Photo by Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications)

Rural Immersion Program brings UNK Health Science Students to the Communities That Need Them

Jul 9, 2024 / By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications

SIDNEY – Brodie Mitchell and Alexys Hurt sat at a table inside a cozy coffee shop just off Interstate 80, sipping specialty drinks and discus...
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Buffalo County Sheriff's Department Makes Drug Arrest

Jul 9, 2024 / Daniel J. Schleusener Chief Deputy Sheriff

On July 6th, 2024, deputies from the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office made contact with a vehicle parked on the shoulder of the westbound lane...
GI Police Report

GI Police Report

Jul 9, 2024 / GIPD

News media report for: 07/09/24All crimes reported in this news media report are felonies for the past 24 hours. For more information on repor...
Nebraska State News

The Nebraska Corn Board Kicks off New Fiscal Year with New Program Focuses

Jul 9, 2024 / Jill Parrent Director of Communications Nebraska Corn Board

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) began the new fiscal year on July 1 which brings new programs funded by the checkoff for the 20...
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Cultivating a Culture of Love & Life

Jul 9, 2024 / Governor Jim Pillen

July 8, 2024We are winning the fight to protect unborn babies here in Nebraska. After I signed a new law last year to ban abortions after 12 weeks,...
Stolen Vehicles, Stolen Firearms Recovered after Multi-County Pursuit

Stolen Vehicles, Stolen Firearms Recovered after Multi-County Pursuit

Jul 8, 2024 / NSP

JULY 8, 2024 (OGALLALA, NEB.)  — Nebraska State Troopers arrested three people and recovered multiple stolen firearms after pursuits wit...
Interim Chancellor H. Dele Davies, MD

UNMC Interim Chancellor Davies names interim academic leaders

Jul 8, 2024 / UNMC

H. Dele Davies, MD, makes key academic appointments at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. H. Dele Davies, MD, interim chancellor of UNMC, ...
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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

Jul 8, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. July 8, 2024 - For the week ending July 7, 2024, there were 4.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Ag...
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State Patrol Begins 70th Basic Recruit Camp

Jul 8, 2024 / NSP

JULY 8, 2024 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The next class of recruits has started their journey to becoming a Nebraska State Trooper. The recr...
City Of Grand Island

Grand Island City Council to Meet Tuesday

Jul 8, 2024 / KRGI News

Meeting Agenda of City Council Regular MeetingCouncil Chambers100 E First StreetJuly 9, 2024 7:00 PM1. CALL TO ORDER  This is an open me...
Camp Augustine Pre-Final Master Plan Open House Planned

Camp Augustine Pre-Final Master Plan Open House Planned

Jul 8, 2024 / Spencer Schubert Communications Manager City of GI

Grand Island, Neb. — The City of Grand Island is once again inviting interested residents to attend a third public meeting regarding the Camp...
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Hall County Sheriff's Department Uses New ToolAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Jul 8, 2024 / KRGI News

Hall County Sheriff Rick Conrad discussed license plate readers with Brian Gallagher.