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The D-T boys golf team are the Class C, District 4 champions with a score of 336. D-T junior Ethan Smith won the individual championship shooting a 68. Andrew Stock finished sixth with an 80. Hayden Dzingle 90, Collin Jepson 98, Camdyn Beirow 100 rounded out the scoring for the Cardinals. D-…

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LINCOLN - Today, Governor Pete Ricketts once again proclaimed May as "Beef Month" in Nebraska and announced the new Beef Passport Program. While beef is the headline protein for cattlemen and consumers year-round, Nebraska Cattlemen is grateful for this designation.

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LINCOLN – Nebraska farmers continue to be good stewards of the land, producing more bushels with less resources. Because of this increased efficiency, on-farm grain storage is on the rise. With additional grain bins on farms and on commercial sites, there is a greater risk of fatal accidents…

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COLUMBUS – Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has earned the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices during 2020, ranking first among similar sized utilities.NPPD was recognized with the award during the APPA’s annual Engineering …

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LINCOLN - A survey from Nebraska Extension seeks ranchers’ input on the design of grassland conservation programs in the state. The survey, a partnership among Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Cattlemen's, Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and the University o…

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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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Just as the sky brightened and the weather started to warm, Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity received a different ray of sunshine.

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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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GRAND ISLAND -  The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) elected a new chairman and a new vice-chairman at their board of directors meeting on Thursday. The board elected Mick Reynolds, Wood River, as the new chairman of the board. Reynolds replaces Jim Bendfeldt who served two …

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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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The Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. (AOA) National Alpaca Show sponsored by Alpacas of Moose Creek Ranch and Red Granite Ranch, which draws hundreds of alpaca enthusiasts and fiber artists from across the country, is held in a new geographic location nearly every year. 

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GRAND ISLAND – The Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Grand Island will be permanently closing according to the organization. The rising costs of doing business and two years of down sales due to flooding and the pandemic are among the reasons. The housing program will continue to operate as no…

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HASTINGS – Central Community College and Hastings College have signed a new agreement that provides expanded educational opportunities for Hastings College students.

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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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Hastings – Today South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) executive director Michele Bever reported on current COVID-19 conditions in the South Heartland District. The district COVID-19 risk moved to 3.0, into "severe" risk (red).  

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LINCOLN – Starting November 14, the expanded Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act goes into effect prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in every enclosed indoor workplace with very few exceptions. This includes office buildings, manufacturing facilities, retail stores, restaurants, bars, et…

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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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OMAHA - Nebraska gas prices have sunk to their lowest level since June. The state average dropped 3 cents last week to an average price of $2.06 per gallon.

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GRAND ISLAND - The Loretta B. Smith Memorial Softball Tournament, previously scheduled to happen in Denver, Colorado, will be taking place November 6-8 at the Veterans Athletic Complex in Grand Island, Nebraska. 

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HASTINGS – Today South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) executive director Michele Bever reported on current COVID-19 conditions in the South Heartland District. The district COVID-19 risk summary score moved from 2.5 to 2.6, continuing at "elevated" risk (orange). 

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HASTINGS – Central Community College event planning students have prepared an insightful and interesting exhibit intended to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II. It will also honor the role Hastings played in World War II through the U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot (NAD) …

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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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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 – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care announce that healthcare benefits for Medicaid Expansion/Heritage Health Adult (HHA) will begin October 1, 2020, for Nebraskans who have been determined eligible for Medicaid Expansion.  Appl…

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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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The Nebraska State Fair has proudly managed and grown the Aksarben Stock Show since 2018 and has every intention of continuing to do so for many years to come. State Fair Executive Director, Bill Ogg and Nebraska State Fair Board Chairwoman, Beth Smith met with the Aksarben Foundation staff …

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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.