GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The work of three recent high school graduates will aid in the revitalization of Stolley Park.
Enrique Martinez, Maggie Lucero and Yazmin Vera, who graduated last...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a motorcyclist who died at a hospital after colliding with a car during a pursuit by state troopers on the west side of Grand...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a motorcyclist died after colliding with a car during a pursuit by state troopers on the west side of Grand Island.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — "The important thing for any type of business is working together with your partner and family."
This is what Pedro Leon, owner of Auto Servicio Leon, said of how...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A 25-year-old Grand Island man has been sentenced to decades in prison for the January 2018 shooting death of another man.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Police are looking for a central Nebraska auto sales employee who was sent to make a more than $14,000 cash deposit, but never showed up at the bank.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A central Nebraska attorney has been confirmed to a state commission that resolves public sector labor disputes, despite objections from some lawmakers that he isn't...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — If you're smart, responsible and persistent, the court reporter business might be waiting for you.
There is a nationwide shortage of court reporters, say two women...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A technologically advanced van is helping Grand Island determine how to keep its streets in good shape and save taxpayer money in the process.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a teenage boy suspected of shooting to death a 32-year-old man in Grand Island.
Police say the 16-year-old was taken into custody without...
Nebraska moves toward age limit of 19 for e-cigarettes
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would set the minimum legal age to use electronic cigarettes at 19 years old has won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Anslee Langrehr and her father both agree that she's a better shot than he is.
Anslee, who's an eighth-grader at 1-R School, has been trapshooting for only four...
Illinois woman dies in freeway crash near Grand Island
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska (AP) — Police say a single-car crash on Interstate 80 near Grand Island has killed an Illinois woman.
The Nebraska State Patrol says the crash happened just after 7...
Police release name of Grand Island homicide victim
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Grand Island police have released the name of a 32-year-old homicide victim.
The department identified the man Friday as Vincent Arrellano Jr., who lived in Grand...
Grand Island police investigating fatal shooting
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Grand Island police are investigating a fatal shooting.
The department said Thursday in a news release that officers sent around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday to check a...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A former teacher has been accused of stealing nearly $208,000 from the show choir he directed at a Grand Island high school.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A driver accused of dragging a Nebraska sheriff's deputy as the deputy tried to stop the car has been arrested in Texas.
- Columbus TelegramPawnee Plunge open for seasonMay 24, 2019
- Columbus TelegramMom of ACT star says Medicaid helped out when she was pregnantMay 18, 2019
- Columbus TelegramLady Vikes dance state champions: Kicking their way to the topApril 12, 2019
- Columbus TelegramHigh school sports schedule changesMarch 17, 2019
- Beatrice Daily SunSandhill cranes are returning to NebraskaMarch 15, 2019
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The Grand Island city administrator has quit after less than two months on the job.
A city new release says Brent Clark and Mayor Roger Steele mutually agreed to...
Nebraska library adds Mark Twain sculpture
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — There is a familiar face to literature lovers lounging on a bench outside the Grand Island Public Library.
Famous author Mark Twain has set up permanent residence...
Driver pleads guilty in Adams County crash that killed 2
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A driver has pleaded guilty for the crash deaths of two people in south-central Nebraska's Adams County.
Court records say 18-year-old Parker Short entered his pleas...
Tractor safety courses scheduled across Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health in the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health will provide a tractor safety...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — On Friday and Saturday nights, bowling is louder, darker and more colorful than it is the rest of the week. The bowling center also has a certain glow about...
Some Nebraska State Fair gate tickets as low as $2
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Prices for admission tickets to this year's 150th Nebraska State Fair will be as low as $2.
The Grand Island Independent reports that one package deal called The...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A third person is going to prison for the kidnapping and beating of a Grand Island man.
Hall County District Court records say 22-year-old Olivia Perez was...
Nebraska could raise legal age for e-cigarettes to 21
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An apparent surge in vaping among Nebraska teenagers is prompting a new push from lawmakers to raise the state's age limit on e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 and ban their use in...
Grand Island family revives community’s golf course
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — It was going to take a lot of work to turn a weed-filled chunk of land back into a golf course, but it was an opportunity that Mike Wieck couldn't pass up.
- ACCESSWIREEquitable Financial Corp. Announces Agreement with Elkhorn Partners and Date of Annual MeetingJanuary 18, 2019
- Globe NewswireCase IH Grand Island plant named ‘Large Manufacturer of the Year’ by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & IndustryNovember 2, 2018
- Globe NewswireWerner Enterprises Supports the 2018 Special Olympics ConvoySeptember 13, 2018
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Grand Island police have identified an officer and a man he fatally shot after police say the man attacked the officer with a knife.
Nebraska man reconstructs small village’s sports history
FARWELL, Neb. (AP) — Randy Lukasiewicz believes the history of Farwell sports is worth remembering, and he's collected as much of it as he can find.
Grand Island police say officer fatally wounded attacker
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Grand Island police say an officer fatally wounded a person who'd used a knife to attack the officer.
The shooting occurred around 9 p.m. Wednesday. A department...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — This year's harsh winter is leaving the central Nebraska city of Grand Island low on salt to keep roads clear.
Station KSNB reports that the city's road salt supply...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Grand Island man has been given jail time and probation for using stolen credit card information to make dozens of purchases.
The Latest: Iowa officials urge drivers to stay off roads
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm affecting travel in Iowa and Nebraska (all times local):
Iowa officials are still urging people to stay off the roads in most...
Blizzard conditions, crashes close I-80 in Nebraska
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Blizzard conditions in south-central to southeastern Nebraska have led to several crashes and prompted officials to close a 120-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in the...
Platte River ice jam poses flood possibility in Hall County
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — An ice jam on a Platte River channel is posing the possibility of flooding just south of Grand Island.
The Hall County Sheriff's Department says the biggest current...
Ice blamed for I-80 pileup involving 11 vehicles
AURORA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says 11 vehicles were involved in a crash that blocked eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 east of Grand Island for several hours.
Priest pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting woman
ORD, Neb. (AP) — A May trial has been scheduled for a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a woman in central Nebraska.
Valley County District Court records say the Rev. John Kakkuzhiyil (kah-kuh-ree-AL') entered a written plea of not guilty Monday to a charge of forcible sexual assault. His trial is set to begin May 6.
City, state get in step on plans for old veterans home
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Grand Island's mayor says two state agencies will work with the city on what to do with the former Grand Island Veterans Home buildings and land.
Police seek better relations with developmentally disabled
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A police department in central Nebraska has started a free sticker program that aims to improve interactions between officers and people with developmental disabilities.
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL=
Beatrice 64, Waverly 45
Bennington 79, Ralston 47
Columbus Scotus 68, Aquinas 52
Cozad 53, McCook 45
Hastings 67, Grand Island Northwest 43
Lincoln North Star 61, Millard West 43
Lincoln Pius X 64, Grand Island 47
Millard North 60, Fremont 45
Omaha Burke 65, Millard South 29
Omaha Creighton Prep 71, Papillion-LaVista South 40
4 more financially troubled nursing homes likely to close
SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Officials say four more of the 21 nursing homes and assisted-living centers under state control are expected to close.
The state placed the 21 in receivership last March , to be managed by Klaasmeyer & Associates. The state took the action after the homes' owner, Cottonwood Healthcare, also known as Skyline, notified the state about its financial crisis.
Ricketts, brewers join forces against proposed beer tax
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is joining forces with Nebraska's craft brewers to fight proposals that would raise taxes on craft beer in an effort to reduce property taxes.
Ricketts announced simultaneous events dubbed "Raise Glasses, Not Taxes" on March 1 in Omaha, Lincoln and Grand Island.
The events are designed to draw the public's attention to LB314 and LB497, both of which would raise taxes on craft beer, spirits, wine and other goods.
Group of players brings cricket to Grand Island
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — On a recent, cold Wednesday night in Grand Island, seven guys were inside the Community Fieldhouse, having a great time playing cricket.
Americans might think of the game as dull, but the seven men were obviously having fun. Plays often provoked loud reactions, and the participants did their share of laughing and joking around.
The group has been playing cricket inside the Community Fieldhouse on a weekly basis for two months.
3 Omaha men indicted in Grand Island USPS truck robbery
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three Omaha men face federal charges after being accused of the December armed kidnapping and robbery of a U.S. Postal Service truck driver in Grand Island.
Federal prosecutors say Gary Fellows, Sidney Britt and Joshua Britt have been indicted on robbery, kidnapping and use of a weapon counts for the Dec. 14 incident.
Nebraska boy dies on icy Interstate 80 in western Iowa
WALNUT, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old Nebraska boy has died in a crash off icy Interstate 80 in western Iowa.
The accident was reported about 10:30 p.m. Sunday near the town of Walnut. The Iowa State Patrol says the vehicle was headed when it slid off the slickened roadway and rolled onto its passenger side in a ditch.
The boy was pronounced dead at the scene. The patrol identified him as Joshua Tavares, who lived in Grand Island, Nebraska.