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Hastings swears in new Fire Chief

HASTINGS, Neb. - (KSNB)Hastings has a new Fire Chief, Brad Stalings, was sworn in Monday night in front of Hastings City Council Members, family and staff.Starling comes to Nebraska with 20 years of experience under his belt.A solid show of support was seen as fire department employees piled in for

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-08-13 22:21:00

KS Hastings NE Zone Forecast

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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.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-14 23:16:00

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.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-15 01:01:00

Alcott renovations restore much of what was there when building was first opened

After more than two years of work, the newly renovated Alcott Elementary is ready to open for a new school year.“I really love the character they left in the building with the glass cabinets and the wood trim around the bulletin boards,” said first-grade teacher Jennifer Karl.Since the building was

HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 18:15:00

Job training program offers youth valuable experiences

Disadvantaged area high school students were given the opportunity to learn valuable job skills while earning a paycheck through the Summer Restaurant Skills Training Program offered by Horizon Recovery and Counseling Center.Funded through a grant by the employment program VR Nebraska, the three-mon

HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 03:00:00

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.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-15 05:00:00

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.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-13 21:25:00

Adams Central opens new elementary to students

Previously, Adams Central Public school district operated three elementary schools in Wallace, Juniata, and at Adams Central East.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-08-14 15:21:55

Hastings new fire chief officially sworn in

"I always expect the most of myself, and so I hope I can do a good job for the community and stay here as long as the community welcomes me," Chief Starling said.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-08-13 22:26:12

Day's record for Tuesday, Aug. 14

Jose R. Cruz Jr., who had an active Hall County warrant, was arrested Sunday at 3111 College St. for driving under the influence of alcohol, fifth or subsequent offense, driving during suspension and possessing or consuming from an open alcohol container. Cruz, 23, will have a preliminary hearing at

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-14 04:00:00

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

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-08-13 18:09:00

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 INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-14 04:28:00

Oh, yeah! Hastings kicks off Kool-Aid Days

“It kind of looks like a castle, people say,” the 9-year-old said of her boat, which did resemble exactly that and included towers and flags.


Grand Island pools close for the season

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) -As summer winds down and kids go back to school, some local pools are beginning to close.

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-08-13 17:39:00

Road construction may complicate back to school traffic in Grand Island

“We found a gas line and three fiber lines. One of the fiber lines was known, but not relocated properly. The others and the gas line were unknown, so that delayed the project about six weeks in order to move them out of the way so this could continue,” Public Works Director John Collins said.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-08-13 18:18:25

Inspiring stalls at Sandy Creek Elementary

"There's some amazing kiddos that go to school here and they each need to hear these things over and over again," said mom to three Sandy Creek Elementary students, and owner of Little Blue Home, Lyndsey Pohlmeier.


Kool-Aid days returns to downtown Hastings

It brings a lot of business to Hastings. The hotels see you know people travelling from all over. Its funny to see where people come from out of state, from Lincoln, Omaha, North Platte, Scotts Bluff


Stolley Park Road reconfiguration project set to start this week

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) -You may need to allow extra time for your commute in Grand Island this week as a new $1.3 million construction project begins.The City of Grand Island Public Works Department announced the Stolley Park Road reconfiguration project will begin on Thursday.Workers will restri

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-08-13 17:33:00

Single school replacing three provides new opportunities for students

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB)Students will start filling the hallways Tuesday in the new Adams Central Elementary School. It's the culmination of years of planning, some controversy and nearly two years of construction. The new building, constructed just to the east of the Adams Central Junior-Senior High S