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    Harvest of Harmony’s roots go back to 1938 when Grand Island Chamber of Commerce members decided to organize an event to promote goodwill among the area small towns. That first parade was a rousing success with eight bands and 13 floats in a parade that was estimated to have 10,000 people wa…

      A hearty Saturday Salute goes this week to Grand Island Public Schools and Michella Honas for facilitating the Project SEARCH program that clearly has been successful in helping youths with varying abilities find and maintain gainful employment in the community.

      A hearty Saturday Salute goes this week to Nita Lechner, Dale Baker and all the members of the Grand Island Pickleball Club who pushed and pushed, worked and worked to ensure that Grand Island had enough pickleball courts to make it the place to go for those enamored with this relatively new sport.

      A hearty Saturday Salute goes this week to all those across our state involved with the 4-H and FFA programs that are educating our children in a wide variety of areas.

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      Content by Brand Ave. Studios. The annual Amazon Prime Day is coming July 12 and 13, and per usual will offer discounts on many of your favorite things.

      Content by Brand Ave. Studios. The annual Amazon Prime Day is coming July 12 and 13, and per usual will offer discounts on many of your favorite things.

      The U.S. economic recovery is being threatened by the COVID-19 delta variant. Increasing vaccination rates is the most important thing the U.S. can do to sustain the economy over the next few months. Beyond that, however, full recovery might require creating new vaccines against delta and ot…

      The message was clear last week when the Central District Health Department gave an update on the coronavirus to a joint meeting of the Grand Island City Council and Hall County Board of Commissioners.

      When the Environmental Protection Agency lifted outdated restrictions on E15, a 15% ethanol fuel blend, in 2019, that was great news for Nebraska corn producers and the ethanol industry. The action ultimately allowed for E15 sales year-round.

      A hearty Saturday Salute goes this week to Alicia Wicht of Grand Island Veterans Affairs Medical Center, who is coordinating the Veterans Arts Competition locally, encouraging veterans to pursue creative outlets.

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