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What is the best time of the year to install your fence in Grand Island and Hastings Nebraska! - American Fence Company Grand Island and Hastings, NE

Most people don’t put a lot of thought intowhenthe best time of year is to install a new fence, and most people wouldn’t guess it either, but the answer is in the cooler months of the year. After reading the following list of reasons why, you might just be calling us here at American Fence for your


Early morning crash in Grand Island leaves two teens in critical condition

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Two teenage sisters are in critical condition after an early morning crash on Highway 2 and North Road in Grand Island.Grand Island Police Department (GIPD) says that a 17-year-old and 14-year-old female were driving westbound on Highway 2 and making a left turn onto North Road

NEBRASKATV - 2018-08-15 10:54:19

People who spread counterfeit cash are sometimes genuinely surprised

About three times this week, people in Grand Island didn’t know they were using counterfeit cash, said Grand Island Police Capt. Jim Duering.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-17 01:55:00

Man allegedly assaulted by couple

John Jacobitz, who lives in Fairmont, said the assault took place outside 120 Ashton Ave. at about 1:45 p.m.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-15 22:00:00

"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign set to begin Friday

For the next two weeks, troopers will be working 75 hours of overtime, and have 14 extra troopers working to enforce the campaign.

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-08-16 19:04:00

Grand Island officials proceed with emergency waste water repair

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) -The Seedling Mile Access Road will be closed a little longer, as officials quickly begin an emergency waste water repair project.The Grand Island Public Works Department realized there was a problem after a routine inspection in May. A manhole on the north end filled up wi

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-08-15 19:19:00

Drop in class doesn't ease Aurora's schedule

After years of competing as a class B program, Aurora football has been bumped down to C1 for the 2018 season, escaping a non–forgiving district with Northwest and York.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-08-16 19:46:02

Display to show how transuranic waste will be transported through area

The show is being sponsored by state authorities along the transportation route. It will be in Grand Island at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Nebraska State Patrol Training Center, 3600 N. Academy Road.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-17 01:56:00

G.I. man out $6,000 in phone fraud

A 28-year-old Grand Island man lost $6,000 after falling victim to a phone scam in which the caller claimed to be with the IRS.The caller requested that payment be made via gift cards. The fraud happened between Friday and Monday, according to the Grand Island Police Department.


Disabled adult gets run-around trying to seek justice

I have a disability, and my place of employment is discriminating against me based on that disability. I finally filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and waited. Having heard nothing, I phoned just to make sure the EEOC got the forms. After repeatedly calling, I finally

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-17 05:00:00

Lincoln Elementary students gear up for first day of school

By 7:30 a.m., the 285 students at Lincoln filed into the building to begin their school day. Principal Maureen Oman said students ate breakfast together before heading into the gym, where they were “pumped up” at a brief assembly before beginning their day in their classrooms.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-16 15:33:00

Won’t you be my neighbor?

During the three cycles Fairmont has participated in this federal program, 28 homes in the village have been refurbished. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Fairmont has 299 housing units total.

YORK NEWS-TIMES - 2018-08-16 05:00:00

Council votes in support of fire-based EMS plan

“I feel the right way to move forward is with the fire-based emergency medical service program provided in the Emergency Medical Services Committee report,” Councilman Dick Phillips said. “At this point, I would not support a private ambulance service.”

AURORA NEWS REGISTER - 2018-08-15 16:31:00

Police canine brings combatants to heel

Bourke Bowen, one of the Grand Island Police Department’s canine officers, was the first on the scene at the mutual fight, which took place a little after 7 p.m.


MCHI feeling positive impact from Wortman Surgery Center

Ten years after opening a new surgical center at Memorial Hospital, patients, specialists, nurses and hospital administrators agree that the Ken Wortman Surgery Center has enhanced the level of health care provided at the Aurora facility.


Daily record for Wednesday, August 15

— Anneudis E. Arias-Penas was arrested for making threats Monday morning at 214 1/2 N. Eddy St. This was also in violation of an existing protection order. Arias-Penas, 24, was charged with making terrostic threats. His preliminary hearing will be at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 14.


Counterfeit $20 bills may be locally produced

The bills don’t have any safety features, such as a water mark, iridescent ink or a safety strip.


G.I. police track down two males trying to flee

Officers attempted to stop the vehicle as it pulled off to the side of the roadway on Seventh Street. The two males inside the car, ages 17 and 18, were apprehended when they tried to flee.


Grand Island Texas Roadhouse hosts Back to School "Kids Bash"

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) -There are still some events you and your family can enjoy before your kids return to the classroom.Texas Roadhouse in Grand Island is hosting a Back to School "Kids Bash" on Tuesday.There will be a bounce house for your kids to play in, as well as ice cream and games.Kids


1968 Aurora FB team honored by Nebraska hall of fame

A winning tradition that has spanned more than 50 years at Aurora High School began with a special group of players and a once-in-a-lifetime coach.The 1968 Aurora football team will be honored by the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame as the Golden Anniversary team for their state championship