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Man Arrested Trespassing Onto A Private Plan With A Firearm At CNRA

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   A situation at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport has been resolved peacefully, and a 19 year old Philli... continue reading

Hear Grand Island To Resume This Summer

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Hear Grand Island is back!   After suspending the concert series last summer due to covid 19, organi... continue reading
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CNCAA To Celebrate Go Big Give & New Location

*Audio Version of Story Below*   We continue with our countdown to Go Big Give.   One of the non-profits seeking donor support, The C... continue reading

400 Pounds Of Pot Hidden In ATM

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Florida man after discovering more than 400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside ATMs, a safe,... continue reading

Wacky, Severe Weather Rolls Through Central Nebraska Sunday

An upper level disturbance and surface cold front pushing through the Central Plains brought some wacky weather,  thunderstorms, and one heck ... continue reading
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Jessa Yager named 2020-2021 NCPA Middle School Teacher of the Year

*Full Interview With Mrs. Yager Below*   Barr Middle School teacher Jessa Yager has been named the 2020-2021 Nebraska College Preparatory (N... continue reading
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Go Big Give Set For Thursday

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   It’s Go Big Give week! While the big day is set for Thursday, pregive is underway right now.  ... continue reading

Grand Island Catholic Priest Named New Bishop for Colorado Springs

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael J. Sheridan, 76, from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Colora... continue reading
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Four Arrested After Multiple Pursuits Wednesday

APRIL 29, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested four people following two separate pursuits... continue reading
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Arbor Day Celebration

On Arbor Day - April 30 th , 2021, at 1:00pm, the Grand Island Tree Board will be hosting an Arbor Day Celebration at Pioneer Park, located at 615 ... continue reading
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President Urges Congress To Act On Gun Violence

President Joe Biden declares “America is rising anew” during his first nationally televised address to Congress last night.  The ... continue reading
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Private School Tax Credit Proposal Stalls In Nebraska Legislature

A proposal to indirectly subsidize private K-12 schools in Nebraska by offering tax credits to scholarship donors has stalled after opponents block... continue reading
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Two-Vehicle Crash Near Holdrege Claims Two Lives

APRIL 28, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a crash near Holdrege that claimed two lives and sent ... continue reading
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Tabitha Seeks Tax Exempt Bonds For Senior Housing

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Tabitha presented to both the Hall County Commissioners and the Grand Island City Council yesterday, in pur... continue reading
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First 100 Days, President Plans Speech

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   President Joe Biden is putting the finishing touches on his first address to a joint session of Congress. ... continue reading
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Nebraska DHHS Ok's J&J Vaccine

*Audio Version Of Story Below*   Nebraska plans to immediately resume using Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine after federal ... continue reading
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Governor Signs Budget Into Law

*Audio Version Of Story Below  Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a new, $9.7 billion two-year state budget into law that includes proper... continue reading
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Husker Harvest Days Given Green Light To Return In 2021

In a sign that normal is returning.. Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island has been given the green light for September 14-16.   The Farm Pro... continue reading