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Signatures verified in Hamilton County recall
Aurora, NE — A petition effort to force a recall vote in Hamilton County has received enough signatures to proceed. Nearly a year ago, the county voted to end emergency medical services in the county. Those frustrated with proposed changes circulated petitions recently, in an effort to try to remove
Book signing highlights popularity of self published authors
AURORA, Neb. — An event to highlight lots of local talent, Susan's books and gifts in aurora hosting an event where Nebraska authors can come together and share their stories, many of which made it to print through self publishing.
Grand Island police arrest two in identity theft, forgery scheme
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Two people were arrested in Grand Island after a traffic stop revealed an ongoing scheme of identity theft and forgery. The Grand Island Police Department said an officer stopped 26-year-old Abdiqafar Mohamud, of South Sioux City, on Webb Road on Friday afternoon. Police said he
Man convicted of motor vehicle homicide in death of pedestrian on I-80
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — State prosecutors will recommend probation for a man convicted of fatally hitting a pedestrian with his vehicle on Interstate 80. Court documents say Victor Genetti, 29, of Sugar Creek, Mo., pleaded no contest to motor vehicle homicide in the death of a 26-year-old North Carolin
Hampton boys battle Osceola within four
HAMPTON – The Hampton boys began their hoops weekend hosting the Bulldogs of Osceola on Friday night, then hopped aboard the bus to meet the Heartland Huskies in Henderson the next afternoon.
Harvest drags on, as snowy fall hampers progress in central Nebraska
Juniata, NE — Red combines roll through golden rows of corn, but lately harvest has been white as snow for farmers like Daniel Gangwish of Juniata, who sure didn't plan on being in the field 75 days after harvest began.
Three drug arrests made on Saturday
GRAND ISLAND — Three people were arrested for various drugs and weapon charges after Saturday traffic stops by the Nebraska State Patrol, one of which occurred near Hershey. The State Patrol seized cocaine, psilocybin mushrooms, THC products, more than 100 pounds of marijuana and a firearm during th
Daily Record for Tuesday, Dec. 11
PENAS — To Brady and Alysha (Cline) Penas of Grand Island, a son born Dec. 5, 2018, at CHI Health St. Francis. Grandparents are Darrell and Pam Penas and Vern and Karen Cline, all of Grand Island. Great-grandparents are Norma Kehm and Marian Penas, both of Grand Island, Joan Kriha of Ravenna and Dor
Two Traffic Stops In Nebraska Lead To Large Drug Busts
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Two traffic stops on Interstate 80 near Grand Island, Nebraska, led troopers to seize more than 100 pounds of marijuana as well as cocaine, psilocybin, mushrooms and a handgun.
Holiday Event Guide: Church Services & Programs
The event is attended by families, singles, couples and those whose relatives live far away. No one should be alone on this wonderful holiday and St. Pauls offers a place to enjoy great food and fellowship.
Police: Man arrested after hiding drugs in groin area
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — An officer had to get up close and personal in order to retrieve suspected methamphetamine and marijuana from a man in Grand Island. The Grand Island Police Department said an officer pulled over a white Ford Ranger at Oak at 2nd Streets at around 6:41 p.m. on Monday for window
Baylor Scheierman hoping to lead Aurora to state title in basketball
AURORA, Neb. — The Aurora Huskies are state champs in football, now they are trying to bring some hardware to the hardwood. With the leadership of senior Baylor Scheierman, who broke a number of state records as a football player, anything is possible.
Scotus girls pull road upset
Winless on the season and still adjusting to a new lineup due to a major injury, the Scotus girls went on the road Friday and reminded opponents why they were listed in the preseason rankings to begin the season.
Strong second half boosts Patriots over Huskies
The Adams Central Patriots put together a solid second half to beat the Aurora Huskies 48-31 in their season opener. “We didn’t play very well at in the first half and I thought Aurora did a nice job in their 1-3-1 defense. We’re still struggling to find that outside shooter so we knew we needed to
Patriots come up shot against Huskies
Adams Central had about as bad of a first quarter as it could have imagined in the season opener against Aurora. The Class C-1 No. 6 Patriots failed to make a field goal and turned the ball over six times in the first 8 minutes of the game. But Adams Central turned things around in the final three q
NSP: Cocaine, mushrooms, firearm found in traffic stops
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Three people were arrested in two separate traffic stops that led officers to find cocaine, magic mushrooms, marijuana products and a firearm on Interstate 80.
Daily record for Friday, Dec. 7
KLEIER — To Derek and Allison (Palmer) Kleier of Grand Island, a daughter born Nov. 30, 2018, at CHI Health St. Francis. Grandparents are Loren and Kathy Kleier of Trumbull and Gary and Jean Palmer of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Great-grandparent is Wilbert Schultz of Wood River.
Daily record for Tuesday, Nov. 27
VOLLMER —To Austin and Valerie (Balltrip) Vollmer of Utica, a son born Nov. 20, 2018, at CHI Health St. Francis. Grandparents are Mike and Angie Vollmer of Kearney and Mindy and Shane Grant of Utica. Great-grandparents are Ed and Barb Cobb of Aurora, Oren Vollmer of Gibbon and Judy and Mark Emerson
Nebraska quadruplets building toward top Scouting rank
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Ben, Elijah, Aaron and Ethan Kelley are hoping to accomplish a rare feat. Each is striving to earn the Eagle Scout rank. It would be a big accomplishment as only about 4 percent of Boy Scouts earn the organization’s highest rank. What would make that achievement for them ev
Meth abuse goes in cycles, officers say
Two law enforcement officers say that methamphetamine abuse in this area is cyclical. Capt. Jim Duering of the Grand Island Police Department says meth is a problem in Grand Island.