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Residents, volunteers begin cleanup in Wood River  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — Justin Haahr didn't know when he'd be able to live in his Wood River home again.



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 ...



With federal aid uncertain, Wood River unites to provide flood resources  NTV

While federal aid is on its way to Nebraska, it may not reach families in Gibbon, St. Edward, and North Loup. In Wood River, the community unites to make sure ...



Students help cleanup yards, basements after flood  KSNB Local 4

People in Wood River are still in the process of cleaning up the mess left behind by the flood waters, and volunteers from neighboring communities are lending a ...



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

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



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.



Ricketts says this flood may be most widespread disaster in Nebraska history  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — On a visit to Wood River Monday, Gov. Pete Ricketts said this year's flood may be the most wide-ranging disaster in the state's history.



Defense lifts WRHS to first win, 39-35 over Buhl  Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Strong man-to-man defense guided the Wood River High School boys' varsity basketball team to its first win of the 2018-19 prep campaign on Wednesday night, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



‘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 ...



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 ...



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.



UPDATED: Red Cross operating or partnering with shelters in Nebraska and Iowa  NTV

The American Red Cross is operating or partnering with 10 shelters in Nebraska and southwest Iowa to assist those who have been displaced from their homes ...



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 ...



Here's where you can get flood assistance, and how you can help victims  KETV Omaha

The State of Nebraska published this list of resources available to those affected by the flooding. Also below, there is information on how you can donate to the ...



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 ...



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.



Hal Wilson, 78  Grand Island Independent

Hal F. Wilson, 78, of Grand Island died on Friday, April 12, 2019. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Cathedral. The Rev. James Golka ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Helping Nebraska flood victims and Red Cross Shelter information  KLKN

Helping Nebraska flood victims and where those affected can go for shelter.



Right where he belongs: Hausmann takes pride in serving Columbus, Huskers and more  Columbus Telegram

Editor's note: "Community Champions" is a new weekly feature in which area residents who are advocates for the community are profiled. To recommend ...



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 ...



Photos for Publication on Sunday, December 9, 2018  Grand Island Independent

Kendall Posey of Doniphan smiles while enjoying candy canes and hot chocolate during the Nebraska Children's Home Society Candy Cane Hunt Saturday at ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Homecoming Week begins Monday, court is named | High School  Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

The 2016 Homecoming royalty candidates have been announced for the big week of events at Hailey's Wood River High School, starting Monday.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Grand Island parade tradition to return Saturday  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.



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 | Local | columbustelegram.com  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 ...



Salvation Army's Gene Eppley camp is a 'total loss' after flooding. Here's what to know for Saturday  Sand Hills Express

The Salvation Army's Gene Eppley Camp, which is just south of Omaha near U.S. Highway 75, looks to be a total loss after the nearby Platte River flooded.



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 ...



Harvest of Harmony marches on  Grand Island Independent

Early-morning practices are nothing new for high school band members. They are often up before sunrise to learn songs and master footwork for the competition ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Alice 'Sally' Dubbs | Obituaries | columbustelegram.com  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.



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 ...



Timothy Denman, 61  Grand Island Independent

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



Fairbanks, Dr. Wendell | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Fairbanks, Dr. Wendell Age 78 Dr. Wendell Fairbanks, of Hastings, NE, went to the Great Hunting Grounds in the sky May 17, 2016. Wendell was born Janu.



Gangwish has always gone hard every play  Lincoln Journal Star

From that day on,” said Jensen McTavish, of the first football practice he witnessed Jack Gangwish play, “I've never seen him take a play off, take a day off, or.



Daily record for Friday, Dec. 5  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 ...



Shelby Schultz, Judd Allan  Grand Island Independent

Schultz-Allan. Ted and Sonya Schultz of Wood River are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby Schultz, to Judd Allan, son of Kelvin ...



Faith Bender Is One Of The Top Underclassman Throwers  MileSplit

We look to see who are the top underclassman girls throwers.



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 ...



Rudolph Kruse Sr., 83  Grand Island Independent

Rudolph L. Kruse Sr., 83, of Grand Island died Monday, July 27, 2015, at CHI Health St. Francis in Grand Island. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Pauls ...



Cairo woman's dedication to FFA shows  Grand Island Independent

For Nancy Harder of Cairo, FFA is a “wonderful organization.”



Steven M. Sipple: In forgettable bowl game, Frost showed potential as emergency coach  Lincoln Journal Star

Most people don't remember precisely when Scott Frost first helped coach a college football team.



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 ...



Miller Career ready for another run at state  STLtoday.com

The Miller Career girls basketball team enters the state semifinals this weekend hoping the third time is the charm.



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.



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