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GIPS planning in person prom and graduation

(Grand Island, NE) - Many sacrifices were made last year — by our families, students and staff — due to COVID-19. Since the outset of t... continue reading

Rush Limbaugh the voice of American conservatism has died

Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. His death Wednesday at the age of 70 came a year after ... continue reading
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Dog euthanized after Nebraska baby dies from head trauma

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in south-central Nebraska have euthanized a family dog they say caused the death of an 1-month-old baby in t... continue reading
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Nebraska sees low temp records broken as Arctic air descends

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska saw a number of low-temperature records broken Monday as a polar vortex pushed Arctic air into the Plains. The Na... continue reading
Covid 19

Nebraska ranks 33rd in rate of administering virus shots

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska ranks in the middle of the pack in the rate of administering coronavirus vaccines, but state officials are workin... continue reading

US Attorney for Nebraska Joe Kelly submits resignation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, Joe Kelly, has submitted his resignation. Kelly announced his resignation in a letter Wedn... continue reading
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Nebraska virus hospitalizations at lowest level since October

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Nebraska has dropped to its lowest level since the beginning of ... continue reading
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Iowa official chosen as next director of Nebraska DOT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has chosen an Iowa state government official to serve as the next director of the Nebraska Department... continue reading
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Nebraska prison staffer arrested after giving inmate a phone

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska prison employee was arrested after she admitted to investigators that she gave an inmate a cell phone. The Ne... continue reading
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Ricketts voices concerns about new pharmacy vaccine program

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska should see at least 43 retail pharmacies participating in a new federal program to help provide coronavirus vacci... continue reading
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2 killed in head on crash in south central Nebraska

RED CLOUD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in south-central Nebraska say two people were killed in a head-on crash near Red Cloud in Webster County. ... continue reading
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Popular Magazines Now Available for Download through GI Library

(Grand Island, NE) - The Grand Island Public Library is pleased to announce that over 3,000 popularmagazines are now available to download and read... continue reading
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City to Address Starling Population

(Grand Island, NE) - Today, February 9, 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) treated the localstarling population using DRC – 1339... continue reading
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Broken Bow accountant accused of theft from booster club

BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Broken Bow accountant has agreed to turn herself in on theft charges — as soon as she's relea... continue reading
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Nebraska will receive 21% more vaccine doses this week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will receive 21% more doses of coronavirus vaccines this week as the state continues to work to speed up distribu... continue reading
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Man found not responsible for burning down Nebraska church

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A judge says a man accused of burning down a Nebraska church is not responsible by reason of insanity. Forty-year-old Ma... continue reading
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Madison County Fugitive Arrested in Montana

FEBRUARY 4, 2021 (NORFOLK, NEB.)  — A suspect, wanted on an arrest warrant connected to a traffic stop last summer, has been arrested in... continue reading
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Walnut middle school staff to receive Covid 19 vaccination

(Grand Island, NE) - On Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, every Walnut Middle School staff member who requested to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through the vol... continue reading
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Troopers Arrest Two after Pursuit near North Platte

FEBRUARY 3, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested two people after a pursuit that end... continue reading
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CDHD Drive Through Vaccination Clinics Thursday, February 4

(Grand Island, NE) - Central District Health Department in partnership with Fonner Park and CHI Saint Francis Medical Center is holding a driv... continue reading
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GIPD pursuit leads to arrest Tuesday night

(Grand Island, NE) - Tuesday night Grand Island Police observed a yellow Ford Mustang spinning doughnuts in the 1620 2nd Street Super Saver parking... continue reading
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GIPS holds town hall February 3rd (Watch)

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Public Schools held a special town hall informational session on the GIPS official Facebook page on Wednesday nig... continue reading
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Lincoln officer resigns ahead of being charged with assault

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Lincoln police officer resigned days before he was charged with third-degree assault for allegedly pus... continue reading
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Creighton University plans to build medical school facility

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University has unveiled a plan to build a $75 million medical school facility, much of the funding for which wil... continue reading

Loup City Three Month Old Flown To Omaha

(Loup City, NE) - On February 1st, 2021 at approximately 12:22 pm, the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office and Loup City Fire and Rescue were dis... continue reading