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  1. Wood River prepares for flooding  1011now
  2. Wood River residents asked to evacuate ahead of flooding  KSNB Local 4
  3. Wood River advised to evacuate, flooding reaches Gibbon as streams overflow in central Nebraska  Omaha World-Herald
  4. Towns along Wood River brace for flooding | Nebraska News  Lincoln Journal Star
  5. Rising rivers threaten to flood central Nebraska more  KETV Omaha
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PHOTOS: Flooding and preventative measures in Gibbon and Wood River  Grand Island Independent

Flooding hits Gibbon, Nebraska, while volunteers work to sandbag in Wood River to avoid a repeat of March flooding. More photos to come soon.

Downstream flooding may approach March levels  KSNB Local 4

The Hall County Emergency Management Office said downstream flooding from Monday night's rain storm may be as bad as what happened in March.

Flood preparations paying off for Wood River | Nebraska News  Lincoln Journal Star

WOOD RIVER — Flood preparations so far are paying off for a south-central Nebraska community menaced by a rain-swollen river of the same name.

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 ...

Douglas Denman, 71  Grand Island Independent

ALDA — Douglas A. Denman, 71, of Alda passed away after a day's work was done on Monday, July 1, 2019. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, ...

Wood River students experience Costa Rica during recent trip  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — Wood River High School Spanish students experienced the life and culture of Costa Rica during a recent trip.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

Elmer Bilslend, 68  Grand Island Independent

TECUMSEH — Elmer Bilslend, 68, of Tecumseh died June 11, 2019, at Belle Terrace in Tecumseh. Memorial *service* will be 1 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at First ...

Wood River FunFest concert promotes new child care center  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER – As a working mom of four, Chelsie Doane knows firsthand the need for more child care in Wood River.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Rose White, 67  Grand Island Independent

FORT WORTH, Texas — Rose M. White, 67. of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 26, 2019. A memorial will be at a later date in ...

Photos for Publication on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | Gallery  Grand Island Independent

Governor Pete Ricketts speaks with Hall County Sheriff Rick Conrad at the Wood River firehouse Monday, Mar. 18 during the governor's visit to Wood River. Gov ...

Kate Quiring, John Harders  Grand Island Independent

Win a 2019 Daytona 500 trip for two or $500 in *Service* Work at Kim's Auto in the Independent's Auto Racing Challenge! Facebook · Twitter · YouTube ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Photos for Publication on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | Gallery  Grand Island Independent

Current Nebraska Danger player, and former Husker and Minnesota Viking, Tommy Armstrong Jr. prepares to throw a pass during practice Tuesday morning in ...

Randy Damratowski  Kearney Hub

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'Brad' Dimmitt  Kearney Hub

OMAHA — Bradly L. “Brad” Dimmitt, 59, of Kearney died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha.

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.

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 ...

Helping Nebraska flood victims and Red Cross Shelter information  KLKN

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Your Ticket: Gallery shines spotlight on 'The Men of Studio K'  Grand Island Independent

The spotlight turns to the male members of the group when “The Men of Studio K” opens Friday at the gallery, 112 W. Third St.

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.

People unveil new historical marker at Cornhusker Ordnance Plant  KSNB Local 4

People remember the lives of nine Nebraskans who died in an explosion at the Cornhusker Ordnance Plant 74 years ago Sunday.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Holiday Event Guide: Music & Dance  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 ...

Dennis 'Buzz' Hansen, 65 | Obituaries  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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

A lucrative night of scholarships for WRHS students  Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Family, friends and teachers celebrated with Wood River High School students who received scholarships and awards Monday during the 2016 Wood River ...

Helen Bilslend, 95  Grand Island Independent

SHELTON — Helen V. J. Bilslend, 95, of Shelton died Monday, April 2, 2018, at home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Apfel Funeral Home in Wood ...

Jack Stopkotte, 78  Grand Island Independent

HARLAN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Jack L. Stopkotte, 78, of Harlan Township, Ohio, beloved husband of 54 years to Judith Stopkotte. Loving father of Kenneth James ...

Francis Becker, 74  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER — Francis Arnold Becker, 74, of Wood River died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at Golden Living Center, Park Place in Grand Island. Services will be at ...

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 ...

2019 Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame Class announced  1011now

A group of seven distinguished Husker student-athletes and coaches make up the 2019 University of Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame class.

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 ...

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 ...

Frost makes surprise visit to Columbus | Local |  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 ...

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.

Marvin Koepp, 84  Grand Island Independent

Marvin Albert Koepp, 84, of Grand Island departed this life on May 18, 2016 while a patient at Good Samaritan Society of Grand Island, surrounded by his family.

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 ...

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 ...

Jim McKee: A heritage of higher ed | Nebraska News |  Lincoln Journal Star

Grand Island, like many successful Midwestern cities, had not one but several colleges in its early years. The Baptist College, established there in 1892, did not ...

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 ...

Young therapists energize clients and city | Local News  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 ...

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.

Timothy Denman, 61  Grand Island Independent

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Ravenna slips into Lou-Platte Conference title game  Grand Island Independent

WOOD RIVER – By ensuring that she stayed in the game, Caelan Basnett helped ensure Ravenna a spot in the Lou-Platte Conference Tournament ...

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 ...

Music scene arrives railside  Grand Island Independent

Nobody can say downtown Grand Island didn't have some life to it Friday night.

Oregon now has an interscholastic mountain bike racing league

Ever wished your child could compete on a cycling team based at their school? Now they can. Today the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cairo woman's dedication to FFA shows | Local News  Grand Island Independent

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Ritenour: Hannah Baker

Academic rank • 29 of 336. Sports • Soccer, swimming, volleyball, track and field. Academic bio • NHS; academic letter. Athletic bio • Volleyball team MVP; ...

Clayton: Gabby Boeger

Academic rank • N/A. Sports • Cross country, soccer. Academic bio • National Honors Society, academic all-state cross country, TEAMS. Athletic bio ...

Austin Russell Rugraff

St. Charles West. Academic rank: 1 of 183. Sports: wrestling, football. Academic bio: 4.0 GPA ... Academic All-State for wrestling (2012) ...Academic All-State for ...

Brennan Hope Delsing

Nerinx Hall. Academic rank: N/A (school does not rank). Sports: volleyball. Academic bio: First Academic Honors (four) ... National Honor Society member .

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