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Juice Stop to open Grand Island store

Juice Stop, a popular smoothie business with five locations in Lincoln, will be opening a Grand Island location at 3337 W. State St. in late August or early September, according to Joel Nowak, CEO and president of the Juice Stop.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-07-17 16:08:00

Two teens facing charges for Grand Island kidnapping plead not guilty

The 17-year-old girl pleaded not guilty to kidnapping, robbery, burglary and assault charges. Her pre-trial is also set for Sept. 5 with a trial in October. A motion to transfer to juvenile court was scheduled for Tuesday and July 19.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-07-17 16:35:34

Daily record for Thursday, July 19

RANDOLPH — To Cassious Randolph of Hastings and Makala Sanchez of Grand Island, a son born July 12, 2018, at CHI Health St. Francis. Grandparents are Rick and Sabra Sanchez and Kim Randolph, all of Grand Island, and Cleveland Randolph of Kansas. Great-grandparents are Dwight and Sandy Bolles of Gran

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-07-19 05:00:00

DHHS, Hall County must get on same page

The county board contends, and they are right, that the space they have provided the agency meets what the county is required to do under state law. So if DHHS does move its office, the county won’t pay for the new space, supervisors said.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-07-19 05:15:00

Grand Island Man Sentenced for Distribution of Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that on July 13, 2018, Travis Scott Ruhl, 38, of Grand Island, Nebraska, was sentenced by United States District Judge John M. Gerrard to six years and five months (77 months) in prison for distribution of five grams or more of methamphetamine actual. Foll


19-year-old Nebraskan dies after crash near Hastings

A 19-year-old man has died after a crash in south-central Nebraska involving his utility vehicle and a semitrailer truck.The Adams County Sheriff's Office said Alexander Williams of Prosser, Nebraska, which is situated northwest of Hastings, died after the crash Tuesday around 2:40 p.m.

OMAHA.COM - 2018-07-18 16:17:00

Day's record for Wednesday, July 18

THOMPSON — To Taylor Verba and Chelsey Watson of Grand Island, a daughter born July 11, 2018, at CHI Health St. Francis. Grandparents are Tammy and Brian Verba and Heather and Chad Watson and great-grandparents are Rosie and Garry Thompson, Jeanie and Vermaine Verba and LouAnne and Fred Glover, all

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-07-18 04:00:00

Voucher meal program for seniors set up at Hy-Vee

Senior citizens, no matter their income level, have another option for meals through GI Senior Dine.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-07-19 02:57:00

Man dies after utility vehicle collides with semitrailer

Authorities say the truck driver wasn't injured. He's been identified as 20-year-old Ethan Woerner, of Burr Oak, Kansas.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-07-18 15:53:50

Grand Island discusses half-cent sales tax, future city projects

"My proposal is to use a portion of it for those capital improvement projects, the streets and water drainage, and then the balance of that for capital equipment, specifically targeting public safety,” said Ferguson.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-07-17 22:33:52

Familiar faces return to the Central Nebraska Humane Society as they struggle to get back on track

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) -It's been a rough time of late at the Central Nebraska Humane Society, but with two familiar faces back at the helm, Gail Yenny and Laurie Dethlott, the shelter is hoping to turn things around.

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-07-17 23:12:00

Reconstruction project to update infrastructure in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) -A new $2.9 million reconstruction project will soon be underway in Grand Island.Changes will be made to the South Front Street bridge and Sycamore Street underpass.The Front Street bridge will be completely rebuilt, with a new deck over the Sycamore underpass. The side wal


Tenant steals cash from woman who rented her a room

The theft occurred June 30, Narcisa said. The suspect rented a room in Narcisa’s apartment at Talon Apartments, 200 Highway 34.


Daily record for Tuesday, July 17

— Nicholas Casey, 23, was arrested for burglary early Saturday at 2021 W. State St. Police say they observed Casey kicking in a back window to the basement. He was charged with burglary and first-degree criminal trespass. Preliminary hearing set for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 16.


Pathologist says man died of natural causes after fight

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A pathologist says a 72-year-old Hastings man died of natural causes — a heart attack — after a physical altercation.Authorities say Stephen Cash died at a Hastings hospital July 10. He'd been taken there after being stricken following a fight with another man over ownership of


Mary Poppins, Jr. comes to Grand Island Northwest High School

DEBUT! Youth Theatre Company was formed in 2011 by Pam Ahlman & Deb Scheel to give area youths grades 3-8 experience & education about the performing arts and to honor the legacy of the late Betty Powell Lofgreen & Shirley Anderson who were staples on the stages of Grand Island for decades. In 2017


One person injured in Highway 281 crash that closed lanes

According to the Grand Island Police Department, emergency crews responded to the scene about 9:20 p.m. Saturday on southbound Highway 281 near the truck stop. Police say a 2008 Dodge Caliber, driven by Tyson Tonniges, drove into the back of a 2002 Kenworth truck that was pulling a trailer, driven b


Grand Island first stop for solar car competitors

The competition features college teams from across the globe that built their own solar cars and will drive them 1,700 miles to Bend, Ore.


Around the area: Hay Bale Decoration Contest registration ends Friday

Businesses can also apply by contacting Courtney Lierman, State Fair volunteer coordinator, at (308) 382-9210.


Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Training seeking new recruits

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) -They signed up to serve and protect, 14 recuits have signed up for the Nebraska State Patrol Training Academy.They are 10 weeks into a 22-week program. The recruits walked through the doors inexperienced but say they are learning quickly. Trainers say weeding out the best