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October 1, 2020
Wood River and Dannebrog first responders and Don Smith, retired publisher of The Independent, were honored Wednesday at…
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September 23, 2020
Rathke and United Way crew meet challenges posed by the pandemic For 20 years, Karen Rathke has served Grand Island and its…
July 15, 2020
Go Big Give Annual giving event surpasses $1 million By Jeff Bahr jeff.bahr@theindependent.com Jul 7, 2020 Updated Jul 8,…
May 20, 2020
Heartland United Way announces new board members, officers May 17, 2020 | Grand Island Independent   The Heartland United…
May 20, 2020
Community members launch colorful campaign to stop the spread of COVID-19 By Austin Koeller | Grand Island Independent…
May 20, 2020
COVID-19 Compassion Relief Fund established Mar 24, 2020 Grand Island Indpendent   The Heartland United Way and the Greater…
January 27, 2020
By Jeff Bahr jeff.bahr@theindependent.com Dec 12, 2019      Devon Vancura isn’t really a Cadillac kind of guy. He’s more of…
January 24, 2020
Families able to collect Christmas gifts for children at annual Toys for Tots distribution Families were able to have…