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Vehicle hits mountain lion near Fullerton

(Fullerton, NE) - At approximately 8:30 pm on September 21, 2021, the Nance County Sheriff’s Office was called to a single-vehicle accid... continue reading
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GIPS announces no school for Sept. 24th and continued mask-wearing

GIPS Calendar change and mask protocols The Grand Island Public Schools recognizes staff are enduring a great deal of stress this school year as t... continue reading
Nebraska State News

Labor shortage sees Nebraska cut state parks' hours, service

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Labor shortages that have plagued businesses across the country have also put the squeeze on Nebraska's state parks. The... continue reading
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Standoff in Kearney ends with death of suspect in shootings

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police say a standoff in Kearney with a suspect in the shooting of two women ended with the death of the man from a self... continue reading
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Officer-Involved Shooting in Howard County

AUGUST 14, 2021 (ST PAUL, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol Special Investigations Team is investigating an officer-involved shooting t... continue reading
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Additional Information Released on Juniata Active Shooter/Standoff

AUGUST 11, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional information regarding the active shooter... continue reading
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GIPS temporarily returns to masking

Effective Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Grand Island Public Schools will temporarily require masks for all PK-12 staff, students and visitors while insi... continue reading
Howard County Sherriff

NSP Investigating Howard County In-Custody Death

AUGUST 5, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an in-custody death in Howard County. The incident oc... continue reading
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Nebraska State Trooper Nicholas Goodwin Passes Away

AUGUST 5, 2021 (SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol family is mourning the sudden loss of Trooper Nicholas Goodwin #73. Troo... continue reading

GIPS Announces Back To School Plan

*Audio Version Of Story Below*    Grand Island Public Schools announced the 2021-2022 Safe Return to School plan on July 30 during a pr... continue reading
Lincoln State News

Kawasaki plans $200M expansion that would add 550 new jobs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing plans a $200 million expansion at its plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, a move that is expected ... continue reading
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Patrol says teen, 2 children in eastern Nebraska crash

WAHOO, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says an 18-year-old driver and two children in her car have been killed in a crash near Wahoo. T... continue reading
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GIPS to provide free meals to all students for 2021-2022 school year

Grand Island Public Schools will provide free meals to all students for the 2021-22 school year. Completing a free and reduced meal application is ... continue reading
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Delta Variant Confirmed In CDHD Region

The Delta variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the Central District. “We have received confirmation of several cases of COVID-19 in our... continue reading
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State Fair Announces Entertainment Lineup

The Nebraska State Fair is excited to announce their entertainment lineup for 2021 Oldies supergroup “Happy Together Tour,” will play ... continue reading
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GIPS Nutrition Services hosts summer meal program for children

Grand Island Public Schools Nutrition Services will again offer their Summer Food Service Program for children. The meal program begins the first f... continue reading
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NSP Investigating Incident in Cass County

JUNE 8, 2021 (OMAHA, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an incident that left one person deceased in Cass County Monday... continue reading
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Two Arrested After Incident at Wood River Interchange

JNUE 3, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two people after an incident at the Woo... continue reading
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Interview Governor Pete Ricketts Stop 30x30 Tour

Governor Pete Ricketts joined KRGI News Director Tyson Havranek on Tuesday to discuss the end to what he called a "historic legislative session" an... continue reading
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Troopers Arrest Woman Following Pursuit in Central Nebraska

MAY 25, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a California woman following a pursuit ... 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

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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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