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UDPATE: Wood River nursing home evacuated, residents moved to Hastings  KSNB Local 4

Highway 30 between Kearney and Wood River is closed as of Friday morning. Flood waters over portions of the road are forcing the closure. Hwy 2 between GI ...



Communities prepare for more flooding, others assessing damage  Grand Island Independent

Dozens of residents were filling bags with sand to try to fend off floodwaters coming into Wood River.



American Red Cross shelter information  1011now

The American Red Cross is operating or partnering with 13 shelters in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa to assist those who have been displaced from their homes ...



Ricketts warns not to wait to be told to evacuate. Here's what you need to know Saturday  Omaha World-Herald

At a press conference in Fremont Saturday morning, Gov. Pete Ricketts said what's happening is an ominous sign for those downstream, who are likely to face ...



'Barb' Dvorak, 59  Grand Island Independent

ST. PAUL — Barbara J. “Barb” Dvorak, 59, of St. Paul, died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at ...



Levee breaks in Fremont, flash flood warning issued. Here's what you need to know Saturday  Omaha World-Herald

Flash flood warnings were issued early Saturday for parts of northwest Sarpy County and east-central Saunders County.



Wood River's Waddington wins fourth LPC title | Wrestling  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — A loss can be a good thing for someone.



Timeline at Wood River High School aims to teach people about Holocaust  Kearney Hub

WOOD RIVER — Wood River Rural High School students are able to learn more about the Holocaust in an interactive way thanks to a timeline displayed at the ...



Trinity Lutheran student S-P-E-L-L-S to W-I-N at Hall County Spelling Bee  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — Jerrita Staehr called out the words to contestants at the Hall County Spelling Bee at Wood River High School on Tuesday.



Splashdown: Wood River Aquatic Center now open for summer fun  Kearney Hub

WOOD RIVER — After about six years of committee planning, a bond vote and months of construction, the Wood River Aquatic Center is open.



Scott Frost book excerpt: Chapter 2 — Wonders in Wood River  Omaha World-Herald

See more excerpts from the Scott Frost biography this week at Omaha.com. Preorder a copy of “Frost: A Husker's Journey Home” at Omaha.com/scottfrost or call ...



David G. Dubbs, 70  Grand Island Independent

CAIRO — David G. Dubbs, 70, of Cairo died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at his home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at First Presbyterian Church ...



Ronald 'Ron' Harders, 60  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — Ronald L. “Ron” Harders, 60, of Wood River died Monday, May 28, 2018, peacefully in his sleep at his home in Wood River. Services will be at ...



Merlin Rathman, 94  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — Merlin Henry Rathman, 94, of Wood River died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Good Samaritan Village in Grand Island with family by his side.



Coach Frost's former teammates share memories from Wood River High School  NTV

Both on and off the field, people in Wood River say Scott Frost is known as a leader, especially his former teammates from Wood River High School.On the Wood ...



Frost's legendary high school feats live on for those who face him  Lincoln Journal Star

The stories of Scott Frost, high school legend, still live for many of the athletes and coaches who faced him on the football field during a dominant four-year run ...



Wood River musicians come to aid of GICC pep band  Grand Island Independent

One good turn — or note — deserves another, as Grand Island Central Catholic junior Nettie VanHeufeln discovered last week.



Barbara Hayden, 77  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — Barbara Ann Hayden, 77, was called to her heavenly home on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. She left this world at Good Samaritan Center in Wood ...



The Scott Frost timeline: From Wood River, to Orlando and back home  Lincoln Journal Star

Jan. 4, 1975: Scott Frost is born in Lincoln. 1990: A sophomore, Frost leads Wood River High School to the Class C-1 state football semifinals. 1992: A senior ...



Randy Damratowski  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Randy Damratowski, 56, of Kearney died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at CHI Health Good Samaritan.



Hansen: In Scott Frost's hometown, on-field heroics tell only the beginning of a football fairy tale  Omaha World-Herald

Scott Frost isn't perfect, or flawless, or undefeated since birth. Steve Spiehs can confirm this. He remembers the story of Scott's invisible trumpet.



Holiday Event Guide: Music & Dance | Entertainment  Grand Island Independent

City Singers embark on 'A Christmas Journey'. The Grand Island City Singers will take their audience on “A Christmas Journey” during their annual holiday ...



'Larry' Otto, 85  Grand Island Independent

OMAHA — Laurence D. “Larry” Otto, 85, of Omaha, previously of Wood River, passed away in Omaha on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. A visitation will be from 11 ...



Arlington superintendent submits resignation, effective June 30 | Public  Blair Enterprise Publishing

When Lynn Johnson was hired as a math teacher for Arlington Public Schools in 1983, she told her dad that it would be for one year.



Grand Island parade tradition to return Saturday | Youth  Grand Island Independent

Crowds are expected to line up along Third Street and fill Grand Island Senior High's Memorial Stadium as a Grand Island tradition returns this weekend.



Russell A. Genung | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Russell Allen Genung of Deshler, Nebraska, the son of David and Olive (Gardiner) Genung was born May 26, 1938 in North Platte, Nebraska. He departed this ...



Randall Hartmann, 67  Grand Island Independent

Randall M. Hartmann, 67, of Grand Island died Friday, May 11, 2018, of natural causes. Funeral *service* will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 18, at the Apfel Funeral ...



Photos: From Wood River to Memorial Stadium to Orlando and back again, Scott Frost's Husker career  Lincoln Journal Star

Scott Frost is home to coach his alma mater and home state Huskers. Click through for photos of his playing days at Nebraska and his subsequent coaching ...



Dennis 'Buzz' Hansen, 65  Grand Island Independent

Dennis M. “Buzz” Hansen, 65, of Grand Island died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at CHI Health St. Francis. A Celebration of Life for friends and family will be held ...



Francis Harders, 86  Grand Island Independent

Francis H. Harders, 86 of Grand Island, formerly of Wood River, died Saturday, October 14, 2017 at CHI St. Francis Health in Grand Island.



Centura home to winner of Dinsdale teaching award  Grand Island Independent

About 235 students rose to give Kay Carpenter a standing ovation in the Centura High School gymnasium Thursday afternoon when it was announced that she ...



East Alton – Wood River High School announces Alumni Hall of Fame/2015 Induction Class  RiverBender.com

EAST ALTON/WOOD RIVER - East Alton-Wood River High School is proud to announce the 2015 Oiler Alumni Hall of Famers who will be formally inducted at a ...



Death, Jeanette ‘Jeanie’ E. Kriley  York News-Times

Jeanette “Jeanie” E. Kriley, age 78, of Bradshaw, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at Geneva.



Abbie Vialpando, 32  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — Abbie Dawn (Powell) Vialpando, 32, of Wood River died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Abbie's fight with cancer came to an end as she was called ...



The best Hub photos of 2018 | Photos  Kearney Hub

Chef Robert Knobbe places pan-seared petrale sole on a bed of sautéed broccoli, carrots and onions. Knobbe is the newest executive chef at Kinkaider Brewing ...



As the Saturday night spectacle swirls, most expect Frost to be the calmest in the building  Lincoln Journal Star

College football's opening weekend annually features a slew of compelling games that precedes, generally speaking, a two-week tapering in excitement before ...



Frost makes surprise visit to Columbus  Columbus Telegram

Nebraska Cornhuskers head football coach Scott Frost said he was determined to get the whole state behind the program when he was hired in 2017, and on ...



Keith 'KC' Hinkson, 99  Grand Island Independent

CAIRO — Keith C. “K.C.” Hinkson, 99, of Cairo died Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society, Wood River. Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at ...



10 years after tragedy, Wood River honoring firefighters' sacrifice  Grand Island Independent

Ten years ago, the Wood River Fire Department lost two of its own in a Valentine's Day fire.



Jeff Ashby headed to Wood River next season  Aurora News Register

Giltner's football sideline will have a different look to it next season. Head coach Jeff Ashby has resigned from the position at Giltner High School and accepted ...



Steven M. Sipple: Frost's consistent calm and life experiences help in readiness for big job  Lincoln Journal Star

Soon after Eric Kapitulik got off a plane in Omaha this past summer, he began noticing the T-shirts.



Harvest of Harmony marches on  Grand Island Independent

Early-morning practices are nothing new for high school band members.



No fear of failure for Nebraska and Scott Frost  USA TODAY

Even more than the Xs and Os, Scott Frost's program at Nebraska will be defined by a mantra: We will have no fear of failure, Frost tells the Huskers.



WRHS girls hold off Blackfoot 3-1 in soccer opener  Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Senior midfielder Lupita Patlan scored two goals and senior forward Emily Thayer added a single score leading the Wood River High School girls' varsity soccer ...



Scott Frost comes home | Sports  Daily Nebraskan

Everyone loves a good homecoming story, especially after a period of devastation and heartbreak. After a 4-8 football season in 2017, the state of Nebraska and ...



Big little band marches towards success in Shickley  NTV

Known as the “big little town”, the band in Shickley follows the local slogan, with a sound and look much larger than their 17 members.“We're pretty small, but ...



Young therapists energize clients and city  Grand Island Independent

Tucked away in the busy-ness of Diers Avenue — which has quickly become one of Grand Island's most bustling thoroughfares, from Old Potash Highway all the ...



Crystal Kay Nathan, 47  Grand Island Independent

FULLERTON — Crystal Kay Nathan, 47, of Fullerton passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at CHI St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.



Photos: Kearney schools take top honors at UNK Band Day Parade competition  Omaha World-Herald

Kearney High School won the Sweepstakes Trophy and was named the top band overall at the 2016 University of Nebraska-Kearney's Band Day Parade ...



Rae Ann Saunders, 60  Grand Island Independent

Rae Ann Saunders, 60, of Grand Island died Friday, May 19, 2017, at CHI St. Francis Health in Grand Island. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at ...



Kimball Denman, 59  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — Kimball Charles “Cobra” Denman, 59, of Wood River died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.



Harvest of Harmony 2017 order of march  NTV

76th Annual Harvest of Harmony Parade and Field Competition with the theme “Nebraska, Let's Celebrate 150 Years!” Saturday, October 7, 2017. Parade starts ...



Longtime RPS coach Dubbs has died | Ralston Recorder  Omaha World-Herald

Longtime Ralston Public Schools coach and teacher Gary Dubbs died Monday. He was 73.



Gloria Thesenvitz named Independent's Woman of the Year  Grand Island Independent

From her entrepreneurship that founded a successful national business to her spirit of community involvement grounded in her rural Nebraska roots, Gloria ...



Ardis Wiese, 82  Grand Island Independent

DONIPHAN — Ardis “Ardy” Wiese, 82, of Doniphan passed away Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will ...



McDermott  Lincoln Journal Star

Bernice Pauline (Dunn) McDermott died February 23, 2017. Born December 22, 1927, in Wood River to the late Joseph P. and Katherine (Konkoleski) Dunn.



Harvest of Harmony 2016: Order of March, Video of Bands  NTV

The Order of March for the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade is located below with notes to help find video of each band.The first video is located above the story ...



Alice 'Sally' Dubbs  Columbus Telegram

WOOD RIVER -- Alice Elsie “Sally” Dubbs, 100 years and five days, passed away Nov. 16, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Center in Wood River.



Patriots strong on new course for Adams Central Invite  Hastings Tribune

With cool, damp September weather moving in quickly this week, the Adams Central Invite was subject to cancellation on Tuesday afternoon.



Timothy Denman, 61  Grand Island Independent

Timothy Jack Denman, 61, was welcomed in heaven on May 13, 2016.



Daily record for Friday, Dec. 5 | Daily Record  Grand Island Independent

Police/Sheriff. Anyone with information about any crime in the state may call the Grand Island-Hall County Crime Stoppers, 381-8822. Callers will remain ...



Osborne helped bring Frost back to Lincoln  Grand Island Independent

Tom Osborne spent 25 years leading the Nebraska football program.



Band directors' suggestions taken to heart with field show changes  Grand Island Independent

Harvest of Harmony organizers have been listening to what band directors would like to see in the annual Memorial Stadium field competition, which for many ...



Scott Frost's appearance at Nebraska basketball game sends fans into a frenzy  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — One of Scott Frost's first misdirection plays as Nebraska football coach began with the sound of a cold wind blowing through Pinnacle Bank Arena.



Your Ticket: 'Night Watch' opens Friday at Hastings Community Theatre  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — Hastings Community Theatre will kick off its 2013-14 season with Lucille Fletcher's chilling mystery/thriller, “Night Watch,” opening Friday in the ...



Several past Husker QBs have found success in coaching ranks  Lincoln Journal Star

All due respect to the center position and those who play it, but from the playground to the Superdome, the coach-on-the-field role almost always falls squarely ...



World-Herald archives: 'After 20 Years, Fast-Draw Champion to Compete Again'  Omaha World-Herald

Editor's note: The following article appeared in the Saturday, Aug. 15, 1992, edition of The World-Herald under the headline "Young Guns, Take Cover: After 20 ...



Freeburg: Drew Wilkerson  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 2 of 164. Sports • Cross country, track and field. Academic bio • Illinois State Scholar; St. Clair County representative to attend 2016 National ...



Learning from the best: A look at Frost's ties to notable coaches through the years  Lincoln Journal Star

When Scott Frost left Nebraska following the 1998 Orange Bowl with a national championship under his belt and an NFL career on the horizon, he had already ...



Memorial gallery: October | Southern Idaho Local News  Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.



No. 3 small school: Lutheran North returns high-powered pieces  STLtoday.com

Given the chance, Carl Reed would punt Pikachu far, far away.



Warrenton: Madeleine Elizabeth Sutherland  STLtoday.com

Academic rank: 1/227. Sports: volleyball. Academic bio: Missouri Young Achievers finalist ... Missouri Scholars Academy ... National Honor Society ...



Nicholas Ferdinondo Bartolotta  STLtoday.com

Fox. Academic rank: N/A (school does not rank). Sports: football, baseball, soccer, wrestling. Academic bio: B honor roll. Athletic bio: All-state football second ...



Carlinville: Bailey Ann Schmidt  STLtoday.com

Academic rank: 4/94. Sports: volleyball, basketball, soccer, track and field. Academic bio: IHSA All-State Academic Team honorable mention , senior ... nominee ...



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