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  • More fairgoers are taking advantage of the shuttle bus

    Last year the heat was the big story at the State Fair. This year we've seen cooler temperatures, but the big story is the back to back heavy rains we've had. Because of that, the parking ...

  • Kelly and Lauren get some target practice at the archery range

    News 5's Lauren Conley and Kelly Baumgarten got some target practice at the Nebraska Games and Parks Archery Range. They spoke with Julia Plugge, the Outdoor Education Specialist with Nebraska Game and ...

  • Muddy parking lots have more fairgoers taking the shuttle

    While normally we're talking about the heat during the state fair. This year the focus has been on the rain. With downpour after downpour, fair officials and law enforcement are encouraging fairgoers ...

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    Pineapple Whip Vendor Opens Late After Accident on Trip to State Fair

    A popular State Fair finally opened Wednesday after missing almost an entire week. Bob Stapp, the owner of The Original Pineapple Whip, said he was rear ended and driven off the road near Oklahoma City ...

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    Animals Big and Small at State Fair

    The Nebraska State Fair offers people the chance to see animals of all shapes and sizes. When it comes to big animals, there are a few that weigh enough to make fair-goer's jaws drop. The heaviest animal ...

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    Update: Hastings Mother, Father Killed in Accident

    Officials have released the name of the daughter injured in Thursday's accident in Clay County. 26 year-old Tiffany Isom remains in critical condition at Bryan Healthcare. 53 year-old Gary Isom and his ...

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    CNH Cuts 240 Jobs in Grand Island

    CNH Industrial has announced it's laying off nearly 240 employees at its Grand Island plant. This, after the Grand Island employer cut 200 temporary jobs earlier this year.In a statement, CNH Industrial ...

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    GI Public Library to Hold Several Events this Fall

    Edith Abbott Memorial Library to Host Victorian Tea Party A perennial favorite for third and fourth graders, the Victorian Tea Party will be held on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Edith Abbott Memorial ...

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    BCBSNE Contract with CHI Health Set to Expire Sunday

    The contract battle between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and the company that owns Grand Island's St. Francis Medical Center and Kearney's Good Samaritan Hospital appears to have reached a stalemate.The ...

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    Multi-Vehicle Collision On Highway 6 Near Hastings

    Officials are urging caution in construction areas after a multi-vehicle crash Thursday just south of Hastings.The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. near Highway 6 and Showboat Road, involving a line ...

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    Grand Island Mayoral Candidates Debate at the State Fair

    This is year five for the State Fair in Grand Island. The city was declared a metropolitan just a couple years ago and the city continues to bring in new businesses. Grand Island Mayor Jay Vavricek's ...

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    Governor Heineman Speaks to Nebraska Cattlemen

    Governor Dave Heineman took part in a special barbecue Thursday night at the Five Points Bank Arena with food from the Cattlemen's Beef Pit. The Governor got to the barbecue early to speak with several ...

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    Cleanup Underway of Downtown Grand Island Fire

    It's been a little more than a month since the downtown Grand Island fire that destroyed 3 businesses and the area is one step closer to rebuilding. Grand Island company Dobesh Land Leveling won the bid ...

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    Galaxy of Stars at the Nebraska State Fair

    It's like The Voice and America's Got Talent at the Nebraska State Fair. The competition is a chance for everyone from kids to adults to get the chance to earn a recording session in Nashville. Those ...

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    Hastings Girl Battling E. Coli

    There are hundreds of strains of E. Coli and although most are harmless there are a few that can make you sick, some can even kill you. One Hastings girl had to experience the horror of the food borne ...

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    Hastings Mother, Father Killed in Accident

    A Hastings couple is dead and two of their children are in the hospital after their vehicle was hit by a semi-truck early Thursday. According to Clay County Sheriff Jeff Franklin, the Hastings family ...

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    Why Beef Prices Are at a Record High

    The beef industry is the largest economic driver in Nebraska, with more than $2 billion infused into the state's economy each year. That's why Thursday is Nebraska Cattleman's Day at the state fair and ...

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    "Mud Soup" Parking Lots at State Fair

    After back to back heavy rains, the parking lots at the Nebraska State Fair are flooded with water. Grand Island Police are calling the mess "Mud Soup."Police are urging residents to park outside of the ...

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    4H Celebrates Its Centennial Year

    This year 4H is celebrating 100 years. And what better place to celebrate a program dedicated to agriculture than at the Nebraska State Fair?The 4H Youth Development Program helps youth to prepare for ...

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    Hastings Man Killed in Idaho ATV Accident

    A Hastings man was killed Wednesday in an ATV accident in Idaho. Officials say Phillip McDonald died as a result of the injuries received from the accident.Emergency responder's from the Fremont County ...

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    Attempted Robbery at Kearney Motel

    A Missouri man is facing charges after he attempted to rob a Colorado man in a Kearney motel parking lot. Kearney Police Captain Mike Kirkwood says at around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, 33 year-old Jeremy ...

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    Hastings Man Back In Court for Police Chase

    The Hastings man who racked up a list of charges after leading police on a wild chase was back in court this morning. The case against 29 year-old Marty Deckert was bound over to District Court during ...

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    Kearney Makes Top High Schools In US List

    Congratulations are in order for Kearney High School after the school made Newsweek Daily Beast's 2014 Top High Schools in the United States.Schools are judged based on graduation and college acceptance ...

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    Tim Jones and Ed Littler Shoot at Nebraska State Fair

    Nebraska Building new, John Deere Meets Disney World

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    Riding Camels at State Fair

    Ed Littler and Tim Jones of KSNB-TV NBC News 5 Rode camels at the Nebraska State Fair on Tuesday August 27th. They did so duing the special broadcast from 6 to 7 Central Time. THe station continues with ...