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Hastings man sentenced for attempted assault charge

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - A judge sentenced a Hastings man on Tuesday to 30 days in jail for attempted third-degree domestic assault in connection with a July 2021 domestic fight which resulted in the death of another Hastings man. Jacob Lewellyn, 26, was convicted in March in Adams County Court....
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A hero’s tale: Hastings man saves couple from fire

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - A wheelchair-bound couple is now safe after an apartment fire late Monday night, all thanks to the heroic actions of a neighbor. While Steve and Barb Rakosky were winding down for the night, they heard someone banging at their front door. Little did they know at...
HASTINGS, NE
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Grand Island teen suffers overdose death

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Grand Island police are investigating an overdose death from over the weekend. According to police a 17-year-old girl was found deceased in her home Sunday in the southeast part of Grand Island, after suffering a drug overdose. Police believe she voluntarily ingested a Xanax pill...
GRAND ISLAND, NE
Grand Island Independent

Retiring nurse's aide reflects on 49 years of service at Fairview Manor

FAIRMONT -- After 49 years of providing tip-top care to the residents of Fairview Manor, 80-year-old Norma Starr will put up her scrubs and move on to the next chapter life has to bring. Starr was born and raised in McCool Junction. She graduated from McCool Junction High School in 1960. From there, Starr married Babe Starr from Fairmont.
FAIRMONT, NE
York News-Times

York student among 22 honored by governor for perfect ACT score

LINCOLN – Alivia Pavel from York was among 22 students honored by Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Education during a ceremony at the State Capitol Rotunda, this week, in recognition for achieving the top score on their ACT college entrance exams. “Achieving a top score on...
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Grand Island Police investigating teen's drug overdose death

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Grand Island Police are investigating the drug overdose death of a teen over the weekend. According to GIPD Capt. Jim Duering, officers responded just after 2 p.m. Sunday to a home in southeast Grand Island. Duering said the incident is still under investigation, but it...
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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Two wheelchair-bound residents saved from Hastings fire

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - Late Monday evening, Hastings Fire and Rescue rushed to the scene of an apartment fire at 225 C Street. Adams County Emergency Manager Ron Pughes tells Local4 that two wheelchair-bound people were inside the apartment when the fire sparked and a neighbor from across the street ran in and saved them along with their dog. Ten minutes later, the roof of the structure collapsed. Because of the heroics of a bystander, nobody is injured and the fire is out.
HASTINGS, NE
York News-Times

Dukes battle back, stand third after first day of state golf

SCOTTSBLUFF - The best of the best in Class B gathered at Scottsbluff Country Club on Tuesday for the opening round of the Class B State Golf Tournament. A total of 12 teams and 70 golfers opened the first day of action. In the team race the Norris Titans ended the day with a score of 304 with Omaha Skutt Catholic in second place with a stroke total of 307.
YORK, NE
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Hastings man saves two people from structure fire

The C3 Hotel & Convention Center was shut down May 7 due to a number of fire code violations. The ground floor reopened May 18. Cool and wet weather into Tuesday and Wednesday. C3 Hotel temporarily shut down for fire safety concerns. Updated: 15 hours ago. The city Fire Marshall...
HASTINGS, NE
Grand Island Independent

Recent Grand Island Senior High grad honored for top ACT score

One Islander and a couple Bearcats scored a 36 on their ACTs — the highest score achievable. Lilian Miller, a recent graduate of Grand Island Senior High, along with Kearney High School graduates Isabella Cao and Hung Vu, were among 22 top performing Nebraska students honored Monday in Lincoln.
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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C3 Hotel temporarily closes due to safety concerns

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - The C3 Hotel & Convention Center was shut down May 7 due to a number of fire code violations. Hastings Fire and Rescue was first called out to the C3 on May 3, responding to a fire alarm. The fire crews once again responded to two more fire alarm calls on May 7. During these responses is when City of Hastings Fire Marshal Anthony Murphy said they noticed several “alarming” safety issues.
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Grand Island man arrested for DUI after crash

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island man was arrested for driving under the influence after he crashed his vehicle over the weekend. According to Grand Island Police, it happened around 1:45 a.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of N. Broadwell Avenue. Police said 31-year-old Jose Landaverde was driving...
GRAND ISLAND, NE
Grand Island Independent

York man pleads no contest in cocaine possession case

YORK – Daniel Davis Jr., 30, of York, has pleaded no contest in a case involving cocaine possession. This case against Davis began when a traffic stop was initiated in York, on North Lincoln Avenue, as the deputy alleges Davis was speeding. During the traffic stop, according to court...
YORK, NE
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Grand Island Independent

City sales tax receipts continue coming in strong

YORK – The city’s sales tax receipts continue coming in at record levels, with the receipts for May being no difference. This May’s receipts were the highest recorded for this particular month since the city’s sales tax was created. The city took in $383,199.36, compared to...
YORK, NE
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New sprinkler system to be installed at Chautauqua Pavilion

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - The Chautauqua Pavilion at Chautauqua Park will have ongoing work happening as they work to install a new sprinkler system. Hastings City Council voted Monday night to enter into an agreement with the Nebraska Fire Sprinkler Corp to replace the system for $95,600. Hastings Parks and...
HASTINGS, NE
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