The University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen announced today the elimination of 15 positions in an effort to meet a $2.8 million budget cut outlined and affirmed today by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents.
The attempted murder case against Grand Island teenager Keann Flores has been moved to juvenile court. Prosecutors are appealing in an effort to get the case moved back to adult court. Flores is accused of stabbing another teenager in September 2019.
A 13-year-old girl was able to elude authorities in Grand Island Thursday morning after reportedly hitting a 14-year-old girl with a stolen car she was driving. The girl abandoned the car at a northwest Grand Island intersection.
The Elections Division of the Nebraska Secretary of State’s Office is collaborating with multiple agencies to help assure that Nebraska counties will have a sufficient number of poll workers available for the May 12 primary election.
The Nebraska State Fair is still asking you to mark your calendar for August 28 – September 7. In a news release Friday, the organization said it is currently planning to showcase the full 11-day event.
On Monday, Grand Island Mayor Roger Steele addressed the community in a briefing regarding the current coronavirus situation. Steele said a staff member at the Central District Health Department has tested positive for COVID-19.
A man accused of kidnapping a Hastings woman and of shooting at Clay County sheriff's deputies Tuesday was shot and wounded by a sheriff's deputy Thursday afternoon in Deweese, according to an eyewitness.