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March 1, 2021, Aurora, Neb. — Hamilton Telecommunications is excited to announce that it is exploring new safety and wellness monitoring solutions for seniors. The company is currently looking for qualified individuals to participate in a no-cost product test of these new solutions in their …

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GRAND ISLAND, Nebr.—The City of Grand Island and Hall County are pleased to inform the community that CRANE Public Transit is expanding its hours of operations.

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Aurora – Hamilton Telecommunications is excited to announce that it is once again participating in the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) annual college scholarship program to help further higher education among rural youth. FRS awards a one-time $2,500 scholarship to students from rural Ame…

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GRAND ISLAND – A total ice jam has formed on the north channel south of Gibbon, Nebraska on the Platte River. David Carr, Central Platte Natural Resources District, said the channel of the river is backed up and causing minor lowland flooding.

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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider wildlife regulation changes that include a proposal to enact a Special Landowner Deer Season and allow the purchase of a bonus or a preference point with regard to big game hunting when it meets Jan. 13 in Lincoln.

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LINCOLN — Beginning on January 1, Nebraska's gas tax rate will be 28.7 cents per gallon, marking a decrease of 4.5 cents per gallon.  This is good news for Nebraska motorists, who are currently seeing total gas prices spike ahead of the holidays.  

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Grand Island, NE – Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity has opened its application period for households interested in partnering on homes to be built in Grand Island.

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Additional $73 million being returned to customersColumbus – While 2020 has been a difficult year for all, retail and wholesale customers of Nebraska Public Power District have some good news ahead for 2021. During Thursday’s monthly meeting of the NPPD Board of Directors electric rates for …

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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Association (NWGGA) encourages Nebraskans to enjoy good wine and support local businesses through their engaging program, the Nebraska Wine Passport. But time is running out to earn stamps from local wineries and tasting rooms. The deadline to …

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GRAND ISLAND – As the basic act of providing food & shelter becomes more difficult for local families, the cry for action echoes louder than ever before. Join us during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week for DINE UNITED on Tuesday, November 17th. 

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Hastings – Say "Boo!" to COVID-19. According to local health officials, Halloween doesn't need to be cancelled during COVID-19, but there are some safety precautions everyone should know about and put in place.   "Halloween activities can be celebrated safely," said Michele Bever, executive …

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Hall County voters have a new resource this election season to know what races will be on their November 3, 2020 General Election ballot. “Nebraska Voter Check let’s a voter look up his or her own individual ballot,” said Tracy Overstreet, Hall County election commissioner. “If you’re not ce…

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Lawrence Ervin Kroeger, 101, of rural Doniphan, died Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at Tiffany Square with his loving family at his side.

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Back in 2018, Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity was wrapping up a capital campaign for its first sub-division. As fall weather brought cooler weather, the race to get infrastructure completed was heating up.

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LINCOLN – Hall County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $40,124, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage and risk management services provider.  The dividen…

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HASTINGS – South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported the weekly update to SHDHD's COVID-19 Risk Dial, which is a summary of current COVID-19 conditions in the South Heartland District. "Our health district COVID-19 risk summary score moved from 2.0 to 2.1, which i…

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – September 15, 2020 – Dollar General announces its store at 2511 W. Second St. in Hastings is now open. Normal hours of operation may be found online here or through the Dollar General app.    

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Online grief and support groups are open to anyone in the community and are a great way to find support while sharing common experiences and coping tips in the safety and comfort of your home. Your loved one did not have to be with Tabitha. Participation is free, please register online at Ta…

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Donald L. Weavers, 77, of Doniphan, NE died August 31, 2020 at CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. A private family funeral service will be held and burial in the Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Rosedale United Methodist Church.…

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HASTINGS – The 38th annual Ram Run and Walk will be Sept. 12 at Central Community College-Hastings. The event is open to the public and will feature a 5K and one-mile course participants can either run or walk.

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Michael John Schmitz, 58, passed away Monday, August 17 at his home in Phillips. 

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HASTINGS – Today South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported on SHDHD's COVID-19 Risk Dial, which provides a summary of current COVID-19 conditions in the South Heartland District. "The needle on the risk dial moved to 2.2 this week, up from 1.8 the previous week," …

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Trumbull resident Sheree Su (Drew) Ott, 56, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020, at her home nestled next to her husband and surrounded by her children and sister.

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Welcome to the Duck Files. We recently received some classic Doniphan Herald photos from the family of Marilyn (Duck) Wiese. For many years, Duck was an integral part of the Doniphan Herald staff. Thank you to her family for sharing these photos and bringing back so many good memories.

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Hastings – Tuesday, July 28 South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported on SHDHD's COVID-19 Risk Dial, which provides a summary of current COVID-19 conditions in the South Heartland District.

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Central Community College has announced plans for the 2020-21 academic year in consideration to the COVID-19 pandemic. The school ended the previous year by conducting all instruction remotely, except for labs and other courses that required a hands-on approach. 

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HASTINGS – The Adams County Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting this year’s Art in the Park event on Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at Libs Park in Hastings, Nebraska. We are excited to announce that at this year’s Art in the Park, there will be 40 artisans showcasing …

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LINCOLN. – In a proactive effort to prevent the potential for spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will prohibit overnight camping at state parks, state recreation areas and wildlife management areas starting Monday, April 6 through Friday, May 8, with a p…