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HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-26 08:56:08

Trial begins on old Hastings middle school building

HASTINGS - The trial in a lawsuit against a Hastings businessman began on Monday in Adams County District Court. Marvin "Butch" Hughes and his wife Kathleen Bonnell are being sued by three former tenants of the old Hastings middle school, who claim Hughes didn't keep his promise of them becoming par

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-26 02:00:00

Community comes out in support of Dreamers

Armed with signs reading "Don't give dreamers a nightmare," "Respect existence or expect resistance," and "America is full of Dreamers," more than 75 people walked through a Hastings park Sunday in support of DACA. Earlier this month, President Donald Trump announced he would be ending the Deferred

HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 14:41:00

Amber Hoffman and Bradley Uden

Amber and Bradley Uden Hoffman-Uden Amber Rose Hoffman and Bradley Jay Uden exchanged wedding vows Feb. 25, 2017, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grand Island. Parents of the bride are Jeff and Lisa Hoffman of Grand Island. Steve and Donna Uden of Hastings are parents of the groom. Sister of

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Shawna Malm and Tyler Janky

Shawna and Tyler Janky Malm-Janky The Liederkranz in Grand Island was the outdoor setting for the marriage of Shawna Malm to Tyler Janky on July 8, 2017. Pastor John Meschke officiated the marriage. Parents of the couple are Mike and Minette Malm of Central City and Joe and Sue Janky of Chapman. Gra

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Employers honored for worksite wellness programs

Several area schools are among employers receiving this year's Governor's Wellness Awards. A total of 54 Nebraska employers representing 34 communities are being honored for offering evidence-based worksite wellness programs for their employees. "The businesses recognized today are putting people fi

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 04:45:00

Sahling estate gives $1.9 million to UNK

KEARNEY - Well-known among the University of Nebraska at Kearney community - especially by those in Loper athletics - for his compassion and generous student scholarship donations, Bob Sahling is helping students once again. The Robert P. Sahling estate has bequeathed $1.95 million to UNK, bringing

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 22:56:00

Dana Jelinek to be honored as 2017 YWCA Woman of Distinction

"An outspoken defender of everyone to have clean, affordable housing for their families" has been selected as the 2017 YWCA Woman of Distinction. Dana Jelinek, executive director for the Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity, will be recognized as the 2017 YWCA Woman of Distinction on Thursday, Oct

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 01:26:00

Community walks for DACA Blue Shirt Solidarity Day

Earlier this month, President Trump put an end to the deferred action for Childhood Arrivals Program, or DACA, and it put dreamers in a frenzy- questioning what this means for their future in this country. Saturday, people from the Hastings community held a walk to show their support for DACA and it

NEBRASKATV - 2017-09-23 22:47:53

Blocked driveway leads to drug arrests

Today's tip for alleged lawbreakers: If you have cocaine and marijuana in your car, don't block someone's driveway. Four Grand Island men were arrested Saturday night after a homeowner saw their vehicle blocking his driveway at 3212 W. 17th St. Police were called to the address at about 8:30 p.m. Th

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-26 19:49:00

Woman arrested on drug charges before boarding plane Sunday

Before boarding a plane Sunday at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport, Cassey Snow of Grand Island was arrested on four charges involving controlled substances. The arrest was made at about 6:20 a.m. Snow, 22, did not have an ID so she had to do a full search before boarding the plane, said Capt.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-26 19:52:00

Envolve Vision Van makes much anticipated stop at Heartland Health Center

Dr. Kerri Pillen (left) checks Andre McCloud's vision inside the Envolve Vision Van. People were able to obtain a free vision exam and a free pair of glasses provided by the Envolve Vision Van for one day only Monday at the Heartland Health Center in Grand Island. The Health Center Association of Ne

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-26 02:30:00

Fire call determined to be malfunctioning alarm

One of two Grand Island Rural Fire Department trucks responding to a fire call at Hornady Manufacturing is seen here Monday morning in Grand Island. A firefighter was seen on the roof of the business, but shortly after coming down, both fire trucks left the scene without deploying any equipment from

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-26 01:30:00

County attorney finds no evidence of cruel mistreatment at JBS

In response to a request from PETA, Hall County Attorney Jack Zitterkopf says he will not file criminal charges against workers at the JBS beef plant in Grand Island. Zitterkopf sent a letter to PETA Monday saying practices used at the plant conform with animal husbandry practices common to the indu

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-25 19:36:00

Council to consider ordinance amendment

A proposed change to the Grand Island city code could allow Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity to build more homes. At its meeting Tuesday evening, the Grand Island City Council will hold a public hearing on and consider approving an ordinance amending chapter 36 of the Grand Island city code to

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-26 02:38:00

In horse show, three-beat gait is preferable to four

Twenty riders competed in the Junior Western Pleasure show Sunday at the Aksarben Stock Show held at Fonner Park at the Thompson 4-H Arena. The grand champion class winner was Sarah Treffer, 13, from Cozad riding Cruz. (For the Independent/Lauri Shultis) Twenty riders competed in the Junior Western

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-25 02:45:00

Project benefits both students, butterflies

On a sunny day in May, Grand Island students spent four hours planting 44 live plants and 30 pounds of seeds to transform more than 4 acres into habitat for monarch butterflies. Ken DeFrank said the effort was a natural for him and his faculty at the Success Academy in Grand Island. "If you give an

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 21:45:00

Boys Town offers several programs to help kids, families in the community

Boys Town Grand Island has been in the community since 1989, serving simultaneously as a very high-visibility facility because of its location at 3230 Wildwood Road along Highway 281 south of Grand Island and as a low-key member of the community because relatively few people actually go into that re

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-25 02:45:00

Michelle Connelly, Travis Robinson

Connelly-Robinson Eugene and Mary Ann Connelly of Grand Island announce the engagement of their daughter Michelle Connelly to Travis Robinson, the son of Sam and Holly Robinson of Elm Creek. The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney, where she received her Bachelor of Sc

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Couple named NU homecoming royalty, then get engaged

University of Nebraska-Lincoln homecoming king Shayne Arriola, left, proposes to homecoming queen Laura Springer during halftime of Saturday's Nebraska-Rutgers football game at Memorial Stadium. The two met in high school at Grand Island Northwest.Kayla Wolf, Lincoln Journal Star LINCOLN - It was a

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-09-24 01:48:00