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NSP, KPD Investigating Death After Discovery of Submerged Vehicle

The Nebraska State Patrol and Kearney Police Department are conducting an investigation after a deceased individual was located Tuesday afternoon s... continue reading
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Nebraska Lawmakers Give First Round Approval For New Congressional Map

 Nebraska lawmakers have advanced new congressional boundaries that could make it harder for Democratic presidential hopefuls to pick up one o... continue reading

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
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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
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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