Wednesday Dec 4
Chain Store Age
Quaker Steak & Lube to develop restaurants in Nebraska and Iowa
Casual-dining brand Quaker Steak & Lube announced an area development agreement with Bosselman Food Services to open two locations in Nebraska and one in Iowa, which will mark the brand's entrance into the state of Nebraska.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Chuck Haase Elected Grand Island City Council President
Both Haase and Ward 1 Councilman Vaughn Minton were nominated by their peers. Haase received six votes in an secret ballot.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Mayor Vavricek Seeking Applications for City Council Positions
Mayor Jay Vavricek is seeking letters of interest from citizens who wish to be considered to serve on the Grand Island City Council for Ward 1or Ward 2. The current open position for Ward 2 was previously held by Scott Dugan.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Times Leader
Caleb A. Roe
Caleb A. Roe, son of Dan and Trish Roe, Drums, is celebrating his fourth birthday today, Dec. 1. Caleb is a grandson of Don Roe and the late Mary Lou Roe, Grand Island, Neb., and Marie Franckowiak and the late Frank Franckowiak, Mountain Top.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Red Cross Says Need for Blood Continues Through Holiday Season
The American Red Cross is asking for the public's help as the holiday season approaches.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
GI Orchestra Teacher Recognized for Excellence
It says, 'My main purpose is not to teach music, but my main purpose is to teach children to have a beautiful heart,' and I really do think that that is what music does - it makes individuals more human."
Corn plant worker from Tornado Alley gives up day job to become a...
These astonishing scenes were captured by a man who gave up his day job as a corn plant worker to become a professional storm chaser.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Dogs Tested at Humane Society to Become War Veteran Companions
According to the National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 10-30% of veterans suffer from PTSD depending on the war in which they served.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Hastings Tribune
Faces of Business
Ashton Lambie, 2013 graduate of Hastings College and employee at Lochland Country Club, plays the accordion for a crowd during the Hastings First Friday event Nov. 1 in downtown Hastings.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Grand Island Prepares and Reacts to First Snow of the Season
The Grand Island Street Department said slick roads are not the number one concern with this storm.
Search Warrant Issued on Murder Suspect's Car
The 10/11 Severe Weather Alert Day is issued for Thursday due to winter weather and hazardous driving conditions.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Titan raises $38K for FFA
Titan Tire Corp. raised $38,760 recently for the Future Farmers of America through the donation of 74 tires at the 2013 Husker Harvest Days event, held Sept.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Cornhusker Industrial Park Land Sale Sparks Debate
Some Hall County leaders learned that morning that the Economic Development Corporation planned to sell hundreds of acres of land at the Cornhusker Industrial Site for agricultural use.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Local Shelters Use Homeless and Hunger Week to Spread Message of Rising Numbers
"People tend to not recognize that it does happen here and so just having that opportunity to get out there and get in front of people and say here we are, this is what we're doing and it's real and it's in your back yard," said Melissa Delaet, the Executive Director of Hope Harbor in Grand Island.
Another Rescued Dalmatian Finds a Home
Laurie Dethloff, the director of the Central Nebraska Humane Society, says that each time one of the Dalmatians they rescued about two and a half months ago goes to a new home, it's a special moment.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Grand Island Faces Housing Needs
Randy Kissinger, Nebraska Workforce Development Regional Manager says, "We've seen huge growth in the manufacturing and the primary job market.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
La Vista Sun
'Historic day' at Nebraska Crossing Outlets for Borsheims
Stephanie Hansen, left, and her mother, Jean Nore, both of Grand Island, Neb., shop Friday at Borsheims Boutique at the Nebraska Crossings Outlets.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Hastings Tribune
Search warrant served on murder suspect's bunker Friday
With guns drawn, officers from several law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant Friday afternoon at the concrete bunker that is home to the man charged in the shooting death of a Grand Island attorney.
Class A: Crusaders sweep way into title match
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Omaha Marian advanced to the Class A final of the state volleyball tournament by defeating Lincoln Southeast 25-18, 25-16, 27-25 in semifinal action Friday at the Heartland Events Center.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Link Between Grand Island and Kearney Murder Investigations
An arrest has been made in the death of Todd Elsbernd who was shot at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in front of his law office at 308 N. Locust.