Hundreds of people have lost their lives to COVID-19 in the Tri-Cities. For their loved ones, coping with their death can feel like an open wound, and one way to heal is to grieve. In Grand Island, Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery held a drive-thru butterfly release Saturday to free the dead, but to also help mend broken hearts.
A pharmacist and a drug abuser who met while playing online video games pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges after they plotted to firebomb a Nebraska pharmacy to benefit their own online black market drug dealing.
Earlier this week, Grand Island Public Schools announced face coverings would be required. On Thursday, they voted unanimously to make it an enforceable policy. Child psychologist, Carley Starling said parents should start preparing them now.
Severe weather swept across much of Nebraska Wednesday into Thursday morning. Utility crews worked throughout the night to restore power to its customers, while community members in Trumbull went to work to help one another out.