Grand Island, Nebraska

What is Grand Island, Nebraska known for?


movie made

. Seven tornadoes touched down in or near the city that night, killing 5 and injuring 200. The name "The Night of the Twisters" comes from the semi-fictionalized book of the same name by author Ivy Ruckman, which in turn inspired a 1996 made-for-TV movie (Television movie) seen on ABC Family. Background and Early Education Edwin H. Sutherland grew up and studied in Ottawa, Kansas, and Grand Island, Nebraska. In 1904 he received the B.A degree from Grand Island


program talent

on the show ''Youth Opportunity Hour''. His mother Mary supported him in all of his activities. While he attended to his studies at the University of Nebraska, he entered several singing contests, which included a spot on the Arlene Francis program, ''Talent Patrol''. Welk Musical Family - Biographies In 1956 while he was working at radio station WOW (WOWT-TV) in Omaha (Omaha, Nebraska), the station manager sent


local performance

Grand Island Kearney (Kearney, Nebraska) - Evans was born in Grand Island, Nebraska. In 1951, after earning an engineering degree from Iowa State University, he joined IBM as a junior engineer. Born in Grand Island, Nebraska, Baird grew up in Mason City, Iowa. Baird traced his love of puppets to the moment when his father made him a simple string puppet when he was eight. In 1921, he attended a local performance of the Tony Sarg production of “Rip Van Winkle


time title

Island in the news A June 10, 2011 issue of ''Time Magazine (Time magazine)'' featured Grand Island and the surrounding area. Referred to as "economic bizarro land," the article profiles the strong local economy. On December 12, 2006 the Immigration and Customs Enforcement staged


television movie

. Seven tornadoes touched down in or near the city that night, killing 5 and injuring 200. The name "The Night of the Twisters" comes from the semi-fictionalized book of the same name by author Ivy Ruckman, which in turn inspired a 1996 made-for-TV movie (Television movie) seen on ABC Family. Background and Early Education Edwin H. Sutherland grew up and studied in Ottawa, Kansas, and Grand Island, Nebraska. In 1904 he received the B.A degree from Grand Island


public power

of Omaha (Omaha, Nebraska). Osceola, Nebraska, Nebraska Public Power District, 1999. Shelby is part of the Central Community College which encompasses 25 counties. The college is governed by an 11 member Board of Governors elected by the citizens of the area served. The college maintains administrative offices in Grand Island and operates campuses at Hastings (Hastings, Nebraska), Columbus, Nebraska Columbus


omaha

, Nebraska Howard and Hamilton (Hamilton County, Nebraska) counties. The Grand Island metropolitan area has an official population of 83,472 residents. Grand Island has been given the All-America City Award three times (1955, 1967, and 1981–82

1867.jpg thumb left Profile of the Pacific Railroad from Omaha to San Francisco The Union Pacific laid of track, starting in Council Bluffs, and continuing across the Missouri River and through Nebraska (Elkhorn (Elkhorn, Nebraska), now Omaha, Grand Island (Grand Island, Nebraska), North Platte (North Platte, Nebraska), Ogallala (Ogallala, Nebraska), Sidney, Nebraska), the Colorado Territory (Julesburg (Julesburg, Colorado)), the Wyoming Territory

Lincoln, I-80 turns northeast towards Omaha (Omaha, Nebraska). It then crosses the Missouri River in Omaha to go into Iowa. It is the only interstate highway to cross the state from one end to the other. Merrick County is part of the Grand Island, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area (Grand Island micropolitan area). Howard County is part of the Grand Island, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area (Grand Island micropolitan area). '''Overland Trails Council''' (322) serves


commercial independent

systems in all 50 states, many of which lacked access to a local commercial independent station and in some cases even a distant one. The '''Nebraska Midland Railroad''' was a narrow gauge steam line that was established in 1973 in North Platte, Nebraska. It operated only one year of passenger service there before having to look for a new base due to not being able to obtain the needed right of way. It then relocated to Stuhr Museum in Grand Island, Nebraska and operated at least


guest appearance

'''KOLN-DT2 KGIN-DT2 (KOLN)''' 10.2 1 11.2 1 2006 UPN Gray Television Born to an Irish-American family in Grand Island (Grand Island, Nebraska), Nebraska, Feeney first started singing as a boy soprano in his hometown's church choir and after high school, he landed a guest appearance


water nearby

because of the availability of good water nearby, and its distance from Grand Island, Nebraska. The town, first known as "Hell on Wheels", received its first train in 1866. Dodge then constructed major shop facilities and winter quarters for its crews. In 1867 it began conducting main line operations through the town. ref

Grand Island, Nebraska

'''Grand Island''' is a city in and the county seat of Hall County (Hall County, Nebraska), Nebraska, United States.

Grand Island is the principal city of the Grand Island metropolitan area, which consists of Hall, Merrick (Merrick County, Nebraska), Howard (Howard County, Nebraska) and Hamilton (Hamilton County, Nebraska) counties. The Grand Island metropolitan area has an official population of 83,472 residents.

Grand Island has been given the All-America City Award three times (1955, 1967, and 1981–82) by the National Civic League.

Grand Island is home to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center (NLETC) which is the sole agency responsible for training law enforcement officers throughout the state, as well as the home of the Southern Power District serving southern Nebraska.

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