Island News


Troopers Arrest 34 Impaired Drivers during Thanksgiving Enforcement

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska State Troopers removed 34 impaired drivers from the road and assisted more than 470 motorists during the Thanksgiving “Click It or Ticket” campaign. The campaign ran from November 16 through November 29. “Travel plans were certainly affected by COVID-19 precautions this Thanksgiving,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol…read more »

Road Work Ahead

Street Work/Closure North Railroad Street, 1st Avenue, 21st Street, 22nd Street, 23rd Street and 24th Street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The City of Kearney Public Works Department and Blessing Construction announce that North Railroad Street will be closed from 1st Avenue to 3rd Avenue beginning Thursday, December 3, for approximately 1 week. Also, beginning Tuesday, December 1, minor barricading will occur in the areas of downtown were the new asphalt was placed…read more »

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Troopers Arrest Driver after Multi-State Pursuit Ends in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. – Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), working with the Council Bluffs Police Department, have arrested a driver after a pursuit with a stolen vehicle that crossed the Nebraska-Iowa border multiple times early Thursday morning. At approximately 2:10 a.m. Thursday, NSP was notified that a vehicle had fled a traffic stop with…read more »

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Missing Child Recovered in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have recovered a missing child and arrested one person in connection with the incident. The investigation began when NSP received a report of a missing child via social media. Investigators were able to determine the location of the suspect in Lincoln and obtain a search warrant…read more »

11-5-Methamphetamine Seizure

Methamphetamine Seizure in Traffic Stop Leads to Several Arrests

HAMILTON COUNTY, Neb. – An investigation that followed a traffic stop on Interstate 80 has led to several arrests. The investigation began with the discovery of 14 pounds of methamphetamine and two handguns during a traffic stop near Giltner earlier this month. At approximately 8:40 a.m., Thursday, November 5, a trooper arrested two people after…read more »


8th Annual Give Where You Live Giving Day is First Thursday in December

KEARNEY, Neb. – Online early giving has begun for the Kearney Area Community Foundation’s (KACF) eighth annual giving day called “Give Where You Live” on December 3, 2020.  This year, $120,000 in challenge match funds and prizes will be awarded to nonprofits participating in Give Where You Live. This community-wide event will benefit a record-breaking 178…read more »