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McDelivery on Uber Eats Expands to Kearney and Grand Island

GRANS ISLAND – Whether they are home, at the office, or somewhere in between, more McDonald’s customers in Nebraska can now enjoy their favorite burgers, fries, beverages and desserts delivered right to them through Uber Eats. McDonald’s is now expanding the service to include restaurants in Kearney

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-10-18 19:02:00

Fall clean-up extended in Aurora

The city of Aurora’s annual fall clean-up has been extended due to last weekend’s wet conditions. The site will be open Saturday Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m., as well as Sunday from 1-4 p.m. That was scheduled to be the end of the fall clean-up period, but city officials announced this

AURORA NEWS REGISTER - 2018-10-19 12:05:00

Humane Society says it will not become a ‘high-kill’ shelter

CNHS is not a “high-kill shelter” and has no future intentions of becoming a high kill shelter, the statement says. The goal of CNHS and its board is to complete the nonprofit’s mission: “The purpose of the Central Nebraska Humane Society is to promote the adoption of rescued, abandoned, abused or n

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-10-19 21:26:00

G.I. police officer promoted to sergeant

Jeremy Gildersleeve, a Grand Island police officer for almost 12 years, has been promoted to sergeant.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-10-18 23:45:00

Daily record for Friday, Oct. 19

— Hank C. Rowbal Sr., 37, Grand Island, was arrested Wednesday evening at 111 E. Fourth St. Police say he was passed out behind the wheel of his truck in a parking lot. As officers attempted to place him into custody, police say, he began pulling away from them and he refused to submit to testing. H

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-10-19 05:00:00

Entrepreneur has plan for old Village Inn

Upon completion of renovations, the company will relocate its clinic and other operations to the facility and plans to expand over the course of two years and add about nine jobs, doubling its workforce.

HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2018-10-18 17:15:00

Water release planned today from Lake McConaughy

Current target flows are 1,800 cubic feet per second at Grand Island. Environmental account releases will continue through early to mid-November, when whooping cranes leave the region.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-10-19 15:28:00

Plans unveiled for new five-unit apartment complex in Aurora

A local business owner is venturing into new territory with his first-ever apartment complex project, hoping to provide much needed rental housing while also creating a long-term investment for his family.Victor Proctor reported this week that construction is about to begin on a five-unit apartment


G.I. citizens have to live with limited funds; city should, too

Taxpayer rebuttal: Necessities have to come first in a city budget. Funds for routine checks and repairs of infrastructure should be an anticipated part of every year’s city budget. Obviously not in Mayor Jensen’s budget. There are vast amounts of dollars being poured into Fonner Park, veterans home

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-10-19 05:00:00

Not guilty plea entered in theft, meth case

YORK – Christopher Bright, 35, of York, has pleaded not guilty to possession of methamphetamine and theft by unlawful taking with a value of less than $500.


G.I. attorneys, police helped with North Platte murder investigation

“And that led us to talk with another defense attorney in town,” Klein said. The investigator visited with one of that attorney’s clients, “who also had information about the murder.”


Doughnuts delivered to the door

Most of the recipients were pleased to accept the gifts. One woman said, “Thanks. You made my morning, hon.”


State believes new policy will improve child welfare system

“Is there an uncle that your children like to visit with? Is there an aunt that spends Saturday afternoons with the children?” CFS Director Matt Wallen said.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-10-18 03:00:00

Hall County trying to solve facilities issues without hitting taxpayers

Grand Island, NE —Hall County leaders are trying to save taxpayers money, while also taking care of aging facilities.


Cairo, Albion attorneys named fellows

The foundation’s criteria for selection include the integrity and character of the individual, the degree to which the individual has achieved distinction in the profession and/or community, the degree to which the individual has contributed to the profession/community, and the degree to which the i


Daily record for Wednesday, Oct. 17

— Fahima Abass was arrested Monday for unauthorized use of a financial transaction device, possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police say he used a credit card to fraudulently book a room online at the Island Inn Motel, 2311 S. Locust St. Police say meth and para


City Council discusses Fonner Park’s future

During the meeting, representatives of the Nebraska State Fair, Grow Grand Island and Fonner Park gave presentations discussing their plans and operations involving Fonner Park and the Nebraska State Fair. There was also a question and answer session, and the members of the audience were challenged


Man arrested for drugs near Koenig and South Pine

The 25-year-old Grand Island man was found to have methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his possession, police say.


Northwest does not need another building

Why are we, the Northwest Public Schools taxpayers, subsidizing the Grand Island Public Schools? Some would say we have been doing that for many years.


Daily Record for Tuesday, Oct. 16

PFEIFER —To Clayton and Elizabeth (Egging) Pfeifer of Grand Island, a son born Oct. 10, 2018, at CHI Health St. Francis. Grandparents are Chuck and Chris Pfeifer of Grand Island and Ted and Cindi Egging of Sidney. Great-grandparents are John and Dorothy Pitman of DeSmet, S.D., and Bill and Joanne Bo