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Failure to Use Turn Signal Leads to Hall County Warrant Arrest

Failure to Use Turn Signal Leads to Hall County Warrant Arrest

May 23, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Police stopped a vehicle on Friday, May 20th for failing to use its turn signal 100 feet prior to an intersection...
Car Strikes Grand Island Property Leads to Fourth DUI Arrest

Car Strikes Grand Island Property Leads to Fourth DUI Arrest

May 23, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Saturday morning at approximately 1:47 am Grand Island Police arrived to find Jose Landaverde to be in actual physical control...
Memorial Day Holiday and City Pool Summer Hours

Memorial Day Holiday and City Pool Summer Hours

May 23, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island City Hall, Utilities Service Center, City Library, Public Transit Office & CRANE, Street & Fleet Office, Wastewater Treatment,...
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Mayor Steele Announces the Retirement of Public Works Director John Collins

May 20, 2022 / Press Release

Mayor Roger Steele announced Public Works Director/City Engineer John Collins gave notice of his retirement. Collins’ employment will run thr...
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City of Grand Island Launches New Citizen Engagement Mobile App

May 20, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island is making customer service and engaging with our citizens a priority moving forward and we are excited to announce the launch of a new...
KRGI News Remembers Steve Anderson

KRGI News Remembers Steve Anderson

May 18, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Long-time Fonner Park track announcer Steve Anderson has passed away.  KRGI News remembers Steve Anderson.   KRGI News/Sports ·...
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Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

May 18, 2022 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Neb. — The Grand Island Public Library is excited to announce thereturn of fully in-person summer programming for kids, teens, ...
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Fatal Accident In Hall County

May 17, 2022 / Press Release

At approximately 9:48 p.m. on May 16, 2022, Hall County sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of Highway 30 and Burwick Road for an injury...
Phase Two to Start on Custer Ave Project

Phase Two to Start on Custer Ave Project

May 16, 2022 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Nebraska — The City of Grand Island Public Works Department is announcing the Custer Avenue Paving Improvement Project is curre...
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NSP Investigating Suspected Murder-Suicide in Custer County

May 13, 2022 / Press Release

The Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office and Broken Bow Police Department, is investigating a suspe...
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Arrest Made in Attempted Kidnapping

May 13, 2022 / Press Release

During the course of the investigation into the attempted kidnapping of a 13 year old male  reported on 05/11/22 which occurred near the inter...
1 dead, 8 households displaced in Waverly fire

1 dead, 8 households displaced in Waverly fire

May 11, 2022 / Ap

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Fire authorities say one person died and several others were left without a home in a fire that gutted a southeastern Ne...
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Election Results

May 11, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Tuesday was Primary Election Day across the state of Nebraska and the results are in… University of Nebraska regent, Jim Pillen, has won th...
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Officials ID Neligh police chief, woman involved in shooting

May 10, 2022 / Ap

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska prosecutor has identified an officer who shot a driver accused of dragging the officer with her car as Neligh ...
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Grand Island Public Library Director Announces New Strategic Plan

May 10, 2022 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Neb. — Celine Swan, director of Grand Island Public Library, hasannounced the release of a new five-year strategic plan, which ...
GIPD Seeking Woman in Forgery Case

GIPD Seeking Woman in Forgery Case

May 6, 2022 / GIPD Release

(Grand Island, NE) - The Grand Island Police Department is seeking the public's help to identify the woman in these photos. She is a person of inte...
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Give Hastings Day Sets New Giving Record

May 6, 2022 / Press Release

The 9th annual Give Hastings Day concluded on Thursday, May 5 with a new  record total. $867,629 was raised, supporting 96 nonprofit organizat...
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Go Big GIVE Sees Record Breaking Year

May 6, 2022 / Press Release

The Heartland United Way and Greater Grand Island Community Foundation hosted the 9th annual Go Big GIVE event on Thursday, May 5 with a record-bre...
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GI Family Radio CEO Disappointed In Response From GIPS In April FOA Requests

May 4, 2022 / Press Release

  GI Family Radio CEO Alan Usher issued a statement today voicing disappointment in GIPS saying that its responses to his Nebraska Public Rec...
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Zlomke To Face Additional Charges Following Arrest Earlier This Year

May 4, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A Grand Island Public Schools teacher is now facing additional charges, after being arrested earlier this year on sexual assault charges  39 ...
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CIR Rejects GIPS Motion To Dismiss GIEA Lawsuit

May 4, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

The court of industrial relations has rejected a petition to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Grand Island Education Association against the Grand Is...
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Fatal Accident In Aurora

May 4, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A two-vehicle accident that occurred near Aurora Tuesday morning has resulted in a fatality.  The crash occurred on highway 14 one mile south...
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Mother Gives Birth To Baby With Meth and THC in System

May 4, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island police Investigators received a Health and Human Service Intake that articulated that a female gave birth to a baby girl with Methamph...
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Hunting Accident In Hamilton County

May 3, 2022 / Press Release

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a weekend hunting accident that’s left a teen in critical condition. In a news r...
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American Airlines Scheduling Larger Jets at Central Nebraska Regional Airport

May 3, 2022 / Press Release

 American Airlines will be upgrading to a larger Bombardier CRJ700 65-seat regional jet beginning August 16 th . American currently utilizes a...