Police: Book Burner Will Be Caught

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- According to police, a young teenager set fire to the Little Free Library box in front of Howard Elementary School, damaging the books inside last Tuesday. Grand Island Police C... Read More

Good News for Grand Island Charity

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- Good news for Habitat for Humanity in Grand Island. The Habitat Restore has received a large donation of merchandise, too large for the store itself. Several companies that recently completed their inventories made the donat... Read More

Webb Rd & College St will be closed for several days

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- Drivers are urged to be extra-cautious at Webb Rd & College St. for the next three days. Crews will be replacing and updating traffic signals. The College St Road (Grand Island Mall driveway on Webb Rd) will be closed to... Read More

Take a look at the Adams Street roundabout!

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- The town's first traffic roundabout is almost ready to go. So pay attention at Stolley Park Road and Adams Street where the new design should be fully operational July 31. Officials say the roundabout will improve safety for... Read More

Car Crashes Into Building

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - A Grand Island woman is accused of careless after plowing into a building Sunday. 65-year-old Hilda Sosa does not have a driver's license, according to Grand Island police. Police also say that after the crash Yunier Rosad... Read More

Kearney Park Closed, No Swimming

KEARNEY, Neb.- There's no swimming this week at a Kearney pool. Cottonmill Park will be closed through the end of the month as the pool is drained along with other maintenance. Contact the Park and Recreation Department at 308-237-4644 for more... Read More

Local Crime Briefs For Monday, July 24

FREMONT - A Fremont man faces a trespassing charge after an early Saturday morning incident at a Fremont apartment complex. Fremont Police were called at approximately 12:44 a.m. Saturday to the 2200 block of N. Nye Avenue after receiving complain... Read More

4-H Participants Take Extra Precautions Due to High Temps

HARTINGTON - With the heat index breaking 100 this week, Cedar County Fair 4-H and FFA kids are taking extra care of their animals. Two-time 4-H shower Claire Rolfes knows the importance of keeping animals cool and hydrated so they don’t overhe... Read More

Police: Daughter Watched and Laughed as Mom was Raped

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - A Grand Island woman accused of laughing and doing nothing as her boyfriend raped her 69-year-old mother goes to court next week. 40-year-old Penny Kleist is charged with helping and fostering a class two felony. Authoritie... Read More

Fremont Man Charged With Assault

FREMONT - A Fremont man faces assault and other charges after an incident on Wednesday evening. Fremont Police were called to the 2100 block of N. Union Street at approximately 7:00 p.m. Wednesday in reference to an assault complaint. Officers wer... Read More

Parking Spot Turns Ugly

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- A JBS packing plant worker is accused of assaulting one of his fellow workers with an ice scraper. Why? According to police it was all about a parking space. Ahmed Ahmed is accused of assaulting Eskindir Kelit just outside t... Read More