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Local Officials To Consider Resolution In Opposition To 30by30 Plan

Concerns over President Biden’s 30by30 executive order have now reached the local level and will be discussed today(Tuesday) at the County Co... continue reading
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Busy Weekend For State Patrol

A Busy weekend for the State Patrol in the area. Friday afternoon during a traffic stop near Aurora on I80, a K-9 from the Merrick County Sheriff&... continue reading
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Masks optional for vaccinated GIPS staff effective June 1

(Grand Island, NE) -  As Grand Island Public Schools works through the pandemic and turns its sights to next fall, the district is prepared an... continue reading

Johnson Guilty On Six Of Eight Charges In 2020 Shooting

A  jury found  Antoine Johnson, the man involved in the shooting death of Gary Zierke III nearly one year ago, guilty on the majority of ... continue reading

Medal Of Bravery Presented To GI Fire Captain

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   The city of Grand Island Fire Department held a special award presentation yesterday(Tuesday).   At ... continue reading

Search For La Vista Boy Continues

*Audio Version Of Story Below* The search for a missing 11 year old boy with autism continues in La Vista. Ryan Larson was last seen by teachers ... continue reading

Three different GIPS programs to move into former Principal building

(Grand Island, NE) -  GEAR UP GIPS, the College & Career Achievement Center and the Hall County Community Collaborative (H3C) will move in... continue reading

Garth Brooks Tickets Available Friday

The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour comes to Memorial Stadium Saturday, August 14, 2021. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 21, 2021 at 10 a.m. CDT Fans are... continue reading
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Troopers Arrest Two, Locate 186 LBs of Marijuana in Traffic Stop

MAY 17, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating more than 180 pound... continue reading
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Class Of 2021 Celebrates Graduation Day With In-Person Ceremonies Across The State

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   More graduation ceremonies were held this weekend as school districts across the state were able to hold ce... continue reading
Kearney State News

Kearney Police Investigate Shooting

Police responded to the area of the 800 block of W. 27th Street at approximately 2:15 a.m on Saturday morning to investigate a report of possible g... continue reading
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Father Arrested In California After two children found dead in Bellevue

34-year-old Adam Price was located and arrested in California yesterday evening.   Bellevue Police were looking for the man after his two ch... continue reading
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Police ID Nebraska man shot and killed by officers Friday

Authorities have identified the Nebraska man who was shot and killed by police Friday after he fired at officers.   The Nebraska State Patro... continue reading

Interview With Senator Anna Wishart On Medical Cannabis

Wednesday, advocates for LB 474, (the medical cannabis bill) failed to overcome a fillabuster and vote for or against the issue on the floor of the... continue reading
Photo of Pete Rickets sitting in a chair at a table with the United States and Nebraska Flags behind him, The Words Governor Pete Rickets below.

Full Interview Governor Pete Ricketts May 14 2021

Friday afternoon, Governor Pete Ricketts joined us on KRGI to discuss...    0:00-4:30 Wednesday's Medical Marijauna Debate 4:30-8:30 B... continue reading
State Capitol Lincoln

Senators OK sports betting, but not on Husker home games

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sports fans in Nebraska may soon be able to bet legally on nearly all collegiate and professional events, but not on the H... continue reading
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Virus variant first identified in India found in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials said an extremely contagious variant of the coronavirus that was first identified in India has... continue reading
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GIPS to provide virtual school offerings for middle, high school students in 2021-2022

(Grand Island, NE) - Following the successful launch of Grand Island Public Schools Virtual School in the fall of 2020 in response to the pand... continue reading
Mariajuna Leaf

Top Story: Medical Marijuana Bill Killed Setting Up Voter Showdown In 2022

*Audio Version Of Our Featured Story Below*   Debate yesterday at the state capital was dominated by a debate on medical marijana. The Medi... continue reading
Stadium Tour

Garth Brooks Coming to Memorial Stadium

LINCOLN- May 12, 2021- The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour is coming to Lincoln, Nebraska. The concert will be Saturday, August 14th, 7:00 PM at Memorial... continue reading
State Capitol Lincoln

E-Keno Stripped From Gambling Bill

*Audio Versio Of Story Below*   A proposal to let people play keno on their mobile phones in Nebraska bars and keno parlors stalled abruptly... continue reading
Photo of Pete Rickets sitting in a chair at a table with the United States and Nebraska Flags behind him, The Words Governor Pete Rickets below.

May Is Beef Month

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Last week Governor Pete Ricketts declared May as beef month as the Governor continues his promotion of an i... continue reading
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Lancaster Clears Confusion Regarding Tabitha Project

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Last April, Tabitha presented to both the Hall County Commissioners and Grand Island City Council in pursui... continue reading
COVID-19 Cell.

CDHD Raises Covid Risk Dial

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Nearly half of Nebraska’s adult population has now been vaccinated against the coronavirus. The state... continue reading
Walnut Middle School

Walnut Middle School student arrested in alleged sexual assault

(Grand Island, NE) – KRGI News was made aware of a letter that was sent to patrons involving an incident that led to an arrest of a male stud... continue reading