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Six Hour Standoff Ends with Arrest in Hayes Center

DECEMBER 2, 2020 (HAYES CENTER, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have brought a standoff of more than six hours to... continue reading
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Shopping Local This Holiday Season May Be More Important Than Ever

As we continue to focus on the economic impact that covid-19 has had on our Grand Island economy we focus today on holiday shopping.   Yeste... continue reading
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COVID19 Mask Distribution

Grand Island, NE – The Heartland United Way has recently hired Eric Garcia-Mendez as the new Director of Community Connections. Eric will be ... continue reading

Mask Mandate Passes In Grand Island

Grand Island, NE - Grand Island city council met on Tuesday night for the November meeting at Grand Island City Hall. The main topic of discussion ... continue reading
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Board Of Health Recommends Mask Policy To City Council

*Audio version of the meeting recap available at the bottom of the story*   The newly established board of health met at noon this afternoon... continue reading
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City Council Approves Board Of Health

The city of Hastings, has passed a indoor mask policy, effectively immediately and lasting until February 23rd.  The Hastings City Council un... continue reading

More charges filed in deadly attack at Nebraska restaurant

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have filed additional charges against a 23-year-old man in a shooting at a Nebraska fast food restaurant in... continue reading

Potash and North Road Road Roundabout to open November 25th

The City of Grand Island Public Works Department is announcing Old Potash Highway, Kaufman Avenue and Claude Road are scheduled to be open to traff... continue reading
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Special Meeting of Grand Island City Council Nov 23rd

The Grand Island City Council will not vote on a proposed mask ordinance on Monday,November 23, 2020.  The Special Meeting of the Grand Island... continue reading
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14 year old Apprehended After Pursuit in Omaha

NOVEMBER 19, 2020 (OMAHA, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) apprehended a juvenile following a pursuit in Omaha Wed... continue reading
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Greater Grand Island Community Foundation Awards

Grand Island, NE – The Greater Grand Island Community Foundation recently awarded $52,305 to 12 area nonprofit organizations during its Fall ... continue reading
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Kopke Pleads Not Guilty To Theft

The former finance chief of the Nebraska State Fair has pleaded not guilty to felony theft charges. 29 year old Patrick Kopke is charged with thre... continue reading
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PSC Dismisses Complaint Against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

The Nebraska Public Service Commission issued an Order dismissing the Transportation Department complaint against Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNS... continue reading
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Hastings Joins GI and Kearney Adding Indoor Mask Mandate To Council Agendas

The Hastings City Council discussed a city wide mask policy at a work session last night.   Hastings Mayor Corey Stutte says the policy to b... continue reading