Homicide and Stabbing Investigation in Aurora, NebraskaNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Nebraska Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, 2 InjuredGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Nebraska Teen Faces Serious Charges in Grand Island Fatal DUI CrashGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Two Grand Island 19-Year-Olds Face Felony Weapons ChargesGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Chairman of Chapman Village Board agrees to $150 fine over voting to approve salary of his wife
LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska Examiner) - The chairman of the Chapman Village Board has agreed to pay a $150 fine to settle a complaint that he failed to abstain in approving the salary of his wife, the village clerk. The Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission approved the settlement with Christopher Killin...
Eight semi-trucks destroyed in rural Hall County fire
RURAL HALL COUNTY, Neb. (KSNB) - Multiple local fire departments battled a fire at 7337 Blender Road, at Woitaszewski Family Farm, that started Tuesday night, according to Cairo assistant fire chief Joe Grabowski and property owners. So far the damages included the total loss of eight semi-trucks. Departments from Cairo,...
Aurora Resident Faces Murder and Assault Charges Following Deadly Stabbing Incident
• Caleb Arnett, a 29-year-old man from Aurora, has been charged with murder, two counts of assault, and three counts of using a deadly weapon to commit a felony. • The charges stem from a deadly stabbing incident that occurred over the weekend at a home in Aurora.
Colorado Man Accused of Severely Beating Another Man at a Wood River Residence
A Colorado individual is accused of striking another person over 40 times at a Wood River residence, resulting in serious injuries including a possible concussion and broken back. The suspect's bond is set at $1,000, with a preliminary hearing scheduled for January 2nd.
Man Attempts to Flush Meth Down Toilet Prior to Arrest in Grand Island
• A man, Dairon Rodriguez, attempted to flush meth and drug paraphernalia down the toilet before police searched his Grand Island home. • The police search was part of a theft investigation, and the flushing was only partially successful as officers found pipes and a small amount of meth in the toilet.
Hall County Commissioners Reject Proposal for Prisoner Tablet Use
Discover why the Hall County Board of Commissioners voted against allowing prisoner access to tablets, despite having total control of access and other counties successfully implementing similar programs. Learn about the proposed limitations and the final vote count in this informative video.
Grand Island woman convicted for hiding child during house fire
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island woman will be sentenced in February for putting her child in danger during a house fire. According to officials, 36-year-old Jessica Fountain was convicted Monday of felony child abuse. She’ll be sentenced Feb. 13, 2024. She could get up to three years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Grand Island man charged in connection to local body shop burglary
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — A Grand Island man has been charged in connection to a burglary at a body shop earlier this year. Daniel Muir Sr., 38, is charged in Hall County Court with burglary. According to an arrest affidavit, around 11 a.m. Oct. 17, Grand Island Police responded...
Hall County explores new courthouse possibilities
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - The discussion of a new Hall County courthouse continues and one commissioner unveiled a new option. Commissioner Gray Quandt presented the possibility of buying the Islander Annex Building, which is commonly known as the old Principal Financial Building. Chairman Ron Peterson said the first step is seeing if it’s for sale, and the purchase would have to be feasible for the county.
Nebraska State Fair 2024: Yung Gravy to Perform at Anderson Auto Field
The Nebraska State Fair has revealed its first concert for the 2024 season. The concert will feature Midwestern rapper, Yung Gravy, and special guest Tayler Holder. The event is scheduled for August 31. Jaime Parr, the State Fair Executive Director, highlighted Yung Gravy's popularity among younger audiences, citing his 6 billion streams and over 5 million units sold.
City of Grand Island reminds all to license pets for 2024
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - The City of Grand Island reminds all dog and cat owners in the city that pet licenses are currently available for the 2024 year. Licenses can be purchased at local veterinary clinics, the Central Nebraska Humane Society, and the Utility Customer Service Center. The Central Nebraska Humane Society located at 1312 Sky Park Road is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays from 8 to 4:30 pm, and Sundays from 1pm to 4:30 pm. The Utility Customer Service Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, and located at 1306 West Third Street.
Discover the Unforgettable Dining Experience at Images Bar & Grill
I recently had the pleasure of dining at Images Bar & Grill, a restaurant that boasts a breathtaking view of the beach. The sight of sea lions frolicking in the surf and a picturesque white church in the distance truly sets the scene for a memorable meal.
Hall County Judges Urge Commissioners to Decide on Courthouse Issue Amid Potential GIPS Building Option
• Judges in Hall County, Nebraska, are urging county commissioners to make a decision about the courthouse, which they say has been out of space for a decade. They are frustrated with the continuous delays and changes in plans.
Giltner reviews plans for school expansion project
After months of planning and discussion, Giltner School Board members reviewed details of a proposed renovation and expansion project last week, announcing for the first time a preliminary estimated cost of $21.7 million.School officials emphasized throughout the Nov. 28 meeting that no final decisions have been made, announcing that another public meeting will be scheduled in January to hear…
Another person charged in Grand Island robbery case
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Another person is facing charges in a robbery in Grand Island. Hall County Court documents show 21-year-old Adrian Gonzalez of Wood River is charged with three felony counts connected to a robbery on Oct. 24. Those charges include robbery, use of a firearm to commit...
Griess tags first deer, wins Super Shot contest
Having grown up in a family of hunting enthusiasts, shooting his first dear was a very big deal for Jackston Griess of Aurora. Being chosen as the winner of the News-Register’s first-ever Super Shot Contest was just icing on the cake. Eleven-year-old Jackston was all smiles when he and...
Conestoga Marketplace Construction Progresses Swiftly, Promises Revitalized Shopping Experience
Get the latest update on the transformation of Koga Mall into Conestoga Marketplace in Grand Island. Discover how construction is progressing ahead of schedule, the exciting features to expect, and how this project aims to restore Grand Island's strong market draw.
Conestoga Marketplace looks to revive retail in Grand Island
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - The Conestoga Mall is well on its way to being transformed into the Conestoga Marketplace. Grand Island Chamber of Commerce President Cindy Johnson said construction is “ahead of schedule.”. Crews are still working on the north side with the next step will be finalizing...
Progress made on several fronts in 2023
As we approach the end of the year, it’s a great time to reflect on the progress made in economic development efforts throughout the past year. 2023 has been a pivotal year for Aurora Development Corporation, marked by significant achievements that have contributed to the growth and prosperity of the community.
Josh and Jill England Take Home Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Excellence in Agriculture Award
KEARNEY, NEB. – Hall County Farm Bureau members, Josh and Jill England, earned the 2023 Young Farmers and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award. The award was announced Dec. 5 at the “We Love Our Members” luncheon at the Nebraska Farm Bureau’s 106th Annual Convention in Kearney.