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Phase Two to Start on Custer Ave Project

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

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

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... continue reading

1 dead, 8 households displaced in Waverly fire

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... continue reading
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Election Results

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

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

Grand Island, Neb. — Celine Swan, director of Grand Island Public Library, hasannounced the release of a new five-year strategic plan, which ... continue reading

GIPD Seeking Woman in Forgery Case

(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... continue reading
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Give Hastings Day Sets New Giving Record

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

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... continue reading
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GI Family Radio CEO Disappointed In Response From GIPS In April FOA Requests

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

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

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

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

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

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

 American Airlines will be upgrading to a larger Bombardier CRJ700 65-seat regional jet beginning August 16 th . American currently utilizes a... continue reading
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Report: Draft opinion suggests high court could overturn Roe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legaliz... continue reading

Grand Island Central Catholic Launches Capital Campaign For Elementary School

Grand Island Central Catholic officials held a press conference Monday afternoon to announce a capital campaign to build the first preschool throug... continue reading
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Troopers Find 362 LBS of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person after locating more than 350 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Intersta... continue reading

Northwest Show Choir Wins National Competition

(Branson, MO) - 14 Karat Gold is coming home with some hardware after winning the Fame Show Choir National Finals Championship this weekend at Welk... continue reading
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GIPS Adds Evening Session to Impact & Insight

In support of the growing interest in this event, we have added an evening slot in addition to the afternoon gathering.  This will hopefully a... continue reading

Arrest made in weekend shooting case

Following the investigation of a shooting which occurred on 4/25/22 at 2311 S. Locust Street,  the Grand Island Police Department Tactical Res... continue reading

GIPD Chief to Retire - City Council Approves New Wage for Hiring Process

(Grand Island, NE) - After 36 years of service Grand Island Police Chief Robert Falldorf will be calling it a career with GIPD. Falldorf notified t... continue reading

Date Set for 2022 Nebraska Law Enforcement Annual Ceremony

(Grand Island, NE) - Police Week is a time set aside for those who have lost a loved one in law enforcement, so that they may gather, mourn, r... continue reading