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World-Herald editorial: Homes for vets receive top marks
All four Nebraska veterans homes administered by the state Department of Health and Human Services got perfect scores on their most recent annual assessments by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Grand Island Prepares Pathway to the Future
Two months from now, kids will begin a journey on the "pathway" to success as Grand Island prepares to open a school the likes of which we've never seen before.
Man Accused of Stealing ATM with Skid Loader Pleads Not Guilty
A Grand Island man accused of stealing a cash machine in a low-speed chase while driving a stolen skid steer loader has pleaded not guilty to the nine charges against him.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Seven People Injured in Two-Car Collision in Grand Island
The Grand Island Police Department said a vehicle ran a stop sign at the corner of Highway 30 and North Road around 1 a.m., causing a two-vehicle collision.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Extended hours for Bennington Post Office
The Bennington Post Office at 116 Nelson will be open from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Negotiations Regarding Ambulance Service in Hall County
According to Bob Mcfarland, the member of the Hall County Board of Supervisors who is the chair of the committee for the ambulance agreement the negotiations are "Going pretty good."
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Water System at VA Facility Being Treated for Detected Bacteria
Legionella bacteria was detected in the water system at the VA Nebraska Western-Iowa Health Care System's Grand Island facility.
A Friendly, Yet Serious Competition
Grand Island, Hastings, Kearney and North Platte have done everything they could to compete for the facility by putting together their best possible bid.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
G.I. Breaks Ground On Wastewater Treatment Project
It's something we may not like to talk about, but officials say it's a crucial service.
GI Makes $60 Million Infrastructure Investment
When it comes to wastewater, Marv Strong has seen it all. "Sometimes you get rags, believe it or not two by fours, tree limbs, I've seen bowling balls, pins come down the sewer," the wastewater engineer said, "You name it, comes down the sewer."
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Man Accused of Killing Dog Waives Right to Preliminary Hearing
The Grand Island man accused of using a ball-peen hammer to kill a family dog waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Hall County Court Tuesday.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Medicare Bill to Carry into Next Session
In the 2013 legislative session Nebraska's lawmakers passed more than 200 bills both large and small, set aside dollars for a new Central Nebraska Veterans Home, and increased funding for early childhood education.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Grand Island city finance director accused of DUI
Grand Island's city finance director has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a hit-and-run crash.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
GI's Population Hits 50,000 Within Municipal Limits
Not only does that put GI into a select group in the United States, but it brings more businesses and helps grow the economy.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Man Walks from GI to Kearney to Raise Immigration Reform Awareness
Brian Whitecalf woke up this morning, got dressed, strapped a bright orange poster to his back, and began walking to Kearney from Grand Island.
GI Area Economic Development Corp. Commits $100,000 for Veterans Home
If Grand Island wins the bid for the new Central Nebraska Veterans Home, the Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation has agreed to put forth $100,000 for the construction of community-supported enhancement for the home.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Immigrant Sues Nebraska for Driver's License Denial
Attorney Derek Mitchell says the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program lets young undocumented immigrants stay in the US to work or attend school.
Guns and Ammo
10 Best Costumes from the Hornady Pandemic Zombie Shoot
Everyone knows that zombie hunting season is a year-round affair with no bag limits.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Gas Prices Drop Throughout Nebraska
Gas prices are continuing to fall across the country and here in Grand Island it's no different.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
KOTA-TV Rapid City
Hall County board eyes $300K for veterans home
Backers of retaining a veterans home in Grand Island intend to seek a $300,000 commitment from the Hall County Board of Supervisors.