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Fatal Accident In Merrick Co. Update: Victims Identified

Sep 21, 2022 / Press Release

Yesterday morning emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of state highway 14 and L road, just south of Central City to respond to a tw...
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Troopers Locate 20 LBs of Cocaine on I-80 Traffic Stop

Sep 19, 2022 / Press Release

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a California woman after locating approximately 20 pounds of suspected cocaine during a traff...
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More Missing Trailers In Grand Island, As Gibbon Packing Reports Thefts

Sep 19, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Friday night officers with the Grand Island police department responded to Gibbon packing in reference to a theft.  The first incident was re...
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Tentative railway labor deal reached, averting strike

Sep 15, 2022 / AP

President Joe Biden says a tentative railway labor agreement has been reached, averting a potentially devastating strike  Biden said Thursday...
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Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Glenvil

Sep 15, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A Hastings man has passed away, following a crash over the weekend near Glenvil. According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, emergency cr...
Update: Suspect Arrested. Arrest Warrant Issued In Merrick Co

Update: Suspect Arrested. Arrest Warrant Issued In Merrick Co

Sep 14, 2022 / Press Release

The Merrick County Sheriff's Office was detailed to the 600 block of Utica Street in Palmer to a domestic disturbance between a male and female. P...
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Nebraskans Continue To Feel Gut Punch Of Inflation

Sep 14, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Inflation. It's bad, and it might be getting worse. Yesterday at the White House,  President Joe Biden gathered a crowd to celebrate last mo...
Husker Harvest Days Brings Big Crowds to Hall County

Husker Harvest Days Brings Big Crowds to Hall County

Sep 13, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

(GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  —Husker Harvest Days is underway, and the Nebraska State Patrol encourages visitors and travelers in the area to b...
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Grain Silo Accident Tragically Claims One Life

Sep 13, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A Hastings man died yesterday in a grain silo accident in Roseland. 34 year old Travis Thelander was pronounced dead after becoming trapped inside...
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Update: Names Released In Fatal Accident On Highway 30

Sep 13, 2022 / Press Release

On Sunday, September 11, 2022 at approximately 6:50 pm emergency crews were detailed to the area 1/2 mile east of Gunbarrel Road on US Highway 30 i...
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Race For Nebraska Governor May See Two Additional Candidates

Sep 12, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Three candidates are currently running for Nebraska governor but, two more candidates are attempting to throw in their names for the general electi...
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Gov. Ricketts Expresses Opposition to President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

Sep 12, 2022 / Press Release

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, as part of a coalition of 22 Governors, wrote a letter to President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. opposing the President&rsqu...
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Two Lives Claimed In Fatal Accident On Highway 30

Sep 12, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A fatal accident just east of Grand Island has claimed the lives of Two people. The Merrick County Sheriff's Office around 7:40 last night were in...
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GIPS Responds To Internet Rumor On Gates and Seedling Mile

Sep 12, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Gates & Seedling Mile Elementaries are not going anywhere according to Grand Island Public Schools. Last week the district was made aware of a...
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Senator Fischer Makes Statement On 911 Anniversary

Sep 12, 2022 / Press Release

It’s been 21 years since the Al-Qaeda attacks on American soil. U.S. Senator Deb Fischer released the following statement in honor of the 21...
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Pursuit Leads to Arrest, Discovery of Methamphetamine

Sep 9, 2022 / Press Release

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with the Kearney Police Department and TRIDENT (Tri-Cities Drug Enforcement Team) Task Force, have...
Truck vs Train Accident In Merrick Co

Truck vs Train Accident In Merrick Co

Sep 9, 2022 / Press Release

On 9/5/2022 at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Merrick County Sheriff's Office was detailed to a motor vehicle versus train accident at the Highway 30...
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Northwest Superintendent Addresses Questions/Speculation Regarding School Paper

Sep 8, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

*Audio Of Story and Full Interview With Dr. Edwards Below* At Northwest, There have been a lot of questions and speculations on what has happened ...
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2022 State Fair attendance up nearly 8 percent

Sep 7, 2022 / Press Release

The Nebraska State Fair finished its successful 11-day run in Grand Island on Labor Day Monday with reason to celebrate. The State Fair had a 7.9% ...
Accident In Merrick Co Leads To Arrest

Accident In Merrick Co Leads To Arrest

Sep 6, 2022 / Press Release

Over Labor Day weekend,  Deputies in Merrick Co. responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on Highway 39 near FF Road. Preliminary investi...
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17 Year Old Grand Island Male Shot During Drug Deal

Sep 6, 2022 / Press Release

On Monday officers with the Grand Island Police Department were dispatched to Super Saver (710 W State St) in reference to gunshots being heard. M...
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Signature Verifications Completed for Voter ID and Minimum Wage Initiatives

Sep 6, 2022 / Press Release

Secretary of State Bob Evnen announced today that county elections officials have completed their task of verifying signatures submitted as part of...
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Fatal Accident In Kearney

Sep 2, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A fatality accident in Kearney last night  According to the Kearney police facebook page three vehicles were involved, including a school bus...
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Frakes To Retire

Sep 2, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

 Nebraska Department of Corrections Director Scott Frakes has announced his resignation. Frakes said in a statement  “It has been...
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High Speed Pursuit In Lexington

Sep 2, 2022 / Press Release

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested an Illinois man following a pursuit on Interstate 80. The incident occurred Wednesday mornin...