Cattle Call

Hall County supervisors are backing efforts to combat what the county attorney says are

violations by a Dannebrog cattle feeder who has too many animals at his location. The board

voted unanimously to back Hall County Attorney Jack Zitterkopf as he demands that Ken

Kohlhof reduce his herd at C

Read more: Cattle Call

Grand Island Transportation

Discussions about the future of Grand Island transportation and where priorities should

be looking 20 to 30 years down the road were had at the Grand Island Library last night.


Journey 2040 is an ongoing public workshop that works to discuss plans and ideas for

the Long­Range Transportation Plan

Read more: Grand Island Transportation

Area Churches Adopting Families

Area churches have begun adopting family units still displaced by the Centennial Tower Fire to

furnish their temporary housing . Last Monday, while most residents were being let back into

Centennial Towers, 3 organizations involved with a new coalition in Hall County COAD

(Community Organizations Active in Disasters) discussed how to

Read more: Area Churches Adopting Families

Visitor Improvement Grant Recommendations

Distribution of the Visitor Improvement Grants were approved by the Hall County Board

of Supervisors. Grant recipients include the Nebraska State Fair Foundation for the

replacing of the Equine arena.


The Agricultural Institute of Nebraska, which works with

the producers of Husker Harvest days, to improve the show site,

Read more: Visitor Improvement Grant Recommendations

Charity Scams

The giving season is upon us, where charities report the largest amount of donations

and money given during the year. It is also a time when scammers take advantage of

the holiday spirit. 


Butch Hughes with the Grand Island Police department warns that you should be wary


Read more: Charity Scams

Click it or Ticket

Grand Island police and the Hall County sheriff’s office are receiving grants for the

upcoming Click it or ticket enforcement campaign beginning next monday and running

through November 29th. Grand Island Police received 5 thousand dollars for 80 hours

of overtime, and the sheriff’s office is providing 52 hours of

Read more: Click it or Ticket

Hero Flights

County Supervisor Gary Quandt finished his 25 hour challenge on top of the Hall

County Courthouse last night in support veterans and the upcoming Vietnam Hero

Flight. KRGi’s John DIbbern has more. Supporters came out at noon yesterday for a ceremony to honor veterans and to give

support to Quandt

Read more: Hero Flights

Freedom Bells for Veterans

Earlier this afternoon Veterans and Veteran supporters braved the cold and sleetto listen to the bells of freedom play from churches across Hall County. Although it was hard to hear them over the storms, everyone was positive and happy to

support veterans and active duty soldiers. Former Mayor Jay Vavricek

Read more: Freedom Bells for Veterans

Grand Island School Board Approves Search Firm

In a unanimous vote last night the Grand Island Public School board choose the search

firm of MacPherson and Jacobson to help the board find their next school

superintendent. Board members cited that the firm’s representative Dr. Randy Nelson,

talked about how searches need to be about the children above

Read more: Grand Island School Board Approves Search Firm

One dead, another critically injured in GI apartment fire

One dead, another critically injured in GI apartment fire

The Grand Island Fire Department and Police Department responded to an automatic alarm at 1:10 this afternoon at Centennial Tower, located at 910 N. Boggs. Fire Chief Corey Schmidt said that fire crews encountered heavy smoke on the 9th floor. One woman leapt from the 9thfloor, and died when she landed

Read more: One dead, another critically injured in GI apartment fire

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