A Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) staff member was assaulted at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) on Sunday, September 25, 2016.
A recent death and other problems in Whiteclay are drawing new scrutiny from Nebraska lawmakers, who plan to announce an initiative to address persistent issues when they visit the tiny village later this week.
A couple of local businesses hosted a car wash to fundraise for a police canine unit. Gosda's Car Wash and Heritage Bank sponsored the fundraising event to help keep the Grand Island Police Department's canine unit operating.
A local community gathered together to restore a garden that was damaged several years ago, because of a drought. The Stolley Park Garden is used by the community for a number of things, including weddings. This is why volunteers said it's so important for them to help take care of the garden and keep it beautiful.