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Grand Island police working huge meat theft case

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Three semi-trailers full of meat products were stolen this weekend in Grand Island and the thefts may be part of a nationwide trend. “It does not look like it was possible for a single person to conduct these thefts. Most likely it was a minimum of two people or more and then on top of that we have a similar thefts of meat products in other areas such as Colfax County and Omaha over the past several weeks that are probably related,” said Captain Jim Duering of Grand Island Police.
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Hastings woman sentenced in federal court for possessing meth with intent to distribute

OMAHA, Neb. — Vallen Bateman, 36, of Hastings, was sentenced in federal court for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. According to Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell, on June 24, Bateman was sentenced to 66 months in prison. There is no parole in the federal system. After her release from prison, she will begin a five-year term of supervised release.
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Hastings woman sentenced to federal prison on meth charges

Acting United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that Vallen Bateman, 36, of Hastings, Nebraska, was sentenced on June 24, 2022, in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Chief United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Bateman to 66 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system. After her release from prison, she will begin a five-year term of supervised release.
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Grand Island sets fireworks ordinance ahead of July Fourth

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Grand Island is imposing a fireworks ordinance ahead of the Fourth of July. On Saturday, fireworks may be set off from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. On Sunday, an extra hour is added, giving residents until 11 p.m., and July 4 allows for fireworks from 8 a.m. to midnight.
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Stolen vehicle recovered in Grand Island following pursuit

The Nebraska State Patrol and Grand Island Police Department have taken a juvenile into custody following a pursuit and search in Grand Island. At approximately 8:20 p.m. Thursday, June 16, a trooper observed a Chevrolet Impala traveling at 90 miles per hour on Interstate 80 near mile marker 318. The trooper attempted a traffic stop, but the driver refused to yield. The trooper initiated a pursuit.
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Wild peacock ban goes to Grand Island city council in July

A ban on wild peacocks will appear before the Grand Island City Council in July. The Animal Advisory Board approved recommending a ban at its Wednesday meeting. The city has had complaints about the exotic birds “wandering around, causing damage to property and, overall, being loud,” from residents along Airport Avenue, south of Capital Avenue, said Interim City Attorney Stacy Nonhof.
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Grand Island softball player gave her all while fighting cancer

GRAND ISLAND — Time and time again, it’s been said sports imitates life. For 14-year-old Elizabeth Webster, who lost a battle with cancer May 6, the saying held true. “I think softball was just a part of her,” said her mother, Emily Webster. “I can’t really describe it any way else.”
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Grand Island couple receives Excellence in 1868 Society Award

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Dan and Nancy Brosz have volunteered at the Nebraska State Fair for more than a decade and said they do it to simply give back. Because of their dedication and love for the event, they’re being recognized with the Excellence in 1868 Society Award.
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‘Chaperone’ tabs Hank McFarland as first of several distinguished GIPS school board candidates

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - It’s been months since the first bombshell interview given by former Grand Island Mayor Jeremy Jensen. In that interview, he laid out a long list of issues he had with Grand Island Public Schools. However, it’s also an interview that came a day after the district fired him for sharing images of internal student research on social media. After that day, Jensen vowed that he wouldn’t go away.
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Hastings-native, comedian Nick Hoff to release filmed special

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - Almost a year to the day after filming his comedy special in his hometown of Hastings, Nick Hoff is ready to release it to his growing fan base. Hoff stopped into our Local4 studios Monday to detail the exciting news - which is a planned release date of July 15. The release will come on his YouTube page. He, along with fellow comic Mal Hall entertained crowds at the Hastings Masonic Temple Theater in July of 2021. Hoff said it was important to return home for his comedy special, as it’s where he developed his love for comedy.
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Medical Marijuana petition deadline ending soon

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - Nebraska’s Medical Marijuana petition has to be turned in by July 7 and Nebraska needs at least 87,000 signatures from verified voters. Herban Pulse, a CBD shop in Grand Island, is urging people to sign. Jacy and Pam Todd are the owners of the store and they say that they started their shop because one of Jacy’s military friends, told him that he sleeps better with CBD.
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Damage done to Hastings Regional Center cemetery; State plans to fix

HASTINGS, Neb. (Nebraska Examiner) - Drive down a long, shaded, country lane west of the long-closed Hastings Regional Center site, follow a couple of bends in the road, and eventually you’ll arrive at the Ingleside Cemetery. The burial grounds are the last remnant of a mental health complex, formerly...
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BBB warns of home energy scams

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - Your Local4 Scam Alert of the Week is focusing on your power bill and more importantly the people who are looking to scam you because of it. Inherently, temperatures rise for the summer and for those of us who enjoy our air conditioning - so does our energy bill. Josh Planos, the public relations director for the Better Business Bureau, says scammers are very well aware of the added cost of air in the summer. So much so that they offer up deals to lower those bills and will go as far as to meet you in person about the deals they offer.
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Damage to cemetery at now-closed Hastings Regional Center saddens residents

LINCOLN — Drive down a long, shaded, country lane west of the long-closed Hastings Regional Center site, follow a couple of bends in the road, and eventually you’ll arrive at the Ingleside Cemetery.  The burial grounds are the last remnant of a mental health complex, formerly known as the Ingleside Hospital for the Insane, that […] The post Damage to cemetery at now-closed Hastings Regional Center saddens residents appeared first on Nebraska Examiner.
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Good Samaritan, St. Francis recognized for quality stroke care

KEARNEY, GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Two hospitals in central Nebraska have been recognized for being the area’s designated Primary Stroke Centers. CHI Health Good Samaritan and CHI Health St. Francis have once again received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus achievement award. The honor recognizes the commitment of both hospitals to ensuring area stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally-recognized guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
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United Way of South Central Nebraska announces new program

2022′s Flatwater Festival being called a success in its 15th year. The Flatwater Music Festival’s final day is wrapped up on Saturday night at the Prairie Loft Center in Hastings. Largest collection of square body vehicles comes to Grand Island. Updated: Jun. 25, 2022 at 7:59 PM CDT.
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Cultural learning through music in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - The Grand Island Public Library and the Humanities Nebraska Music Program partnered to bring musician Oscar Rios Pohirieth to the library on Monday morning. Pohirieth performed several songs on multiple instruments, showcasing South American culture to those in attendance. “What I’ve learned is through the...
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