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Grand Island,

city (1990 pop. 39,386), seat of Hall co., S Nebr., on the Wood River near its junction with the Platte; settled 1857 on the Platte by Germans, moved 1866 to its location on the Union Pacific RR, inc. c.1872. The city is a railroad hub and a market and shipping center for an irrigated livestock, grain, corn, and dairy region. There is meatpacking, and manufactures include plastics, agricultural and transportation equipment, irrigation systems, building materials, and hides. A state veterans' home is located in Grand Island. The Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, on an island in a nearby artificial lake, was designed by Edward Durrell StoneStone, Edward Durell,
1902–78, American architect, b. Fayetteville, Ark. Stone's first major work, designed in the starkly functional International style in collaboration with Philip L. Goodwin, was the Museum of Modern Art, New York City (1937–39).
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By transitioning the Grand Island barriers to cashless tolling we will be saving time and easing congestion, allowing drivers to get where they need to go quicker and more efficiently.
She is one of four or five bilingual mental health therapists in Grand Island.
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Grand Island Place II sold for USD 5m, and includes 60 apartments.
American Eagle Airlines, a US-based airline company and a subsidiary of AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR), has announced new non-stop service from Grand Island, Nebraska, to Fort Worth, in US.
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World-Herald President and Chief Executive Terry Kroeger says no immediate changes are planned at either the Grand Island or York papers.
In conjunction with the asset sale at Grand Island, Cargill Animal Nutrition announced that it will double production at its Duncan, Neb.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on November 15, 2004, the issuance of a consent order of assessment of a civil money penalty against the Five Points Bank, Grand Island, Nebraska, a state member bank.
Since 1990, dental hygiene students have performed oral screenings for residents of two nursing homes in Grand Island and Hastings, Nebraska.
is exiting the Nebraska markets of Omaha and Grand Island.
Beginning with Native American occupation, through early Euro-American settlement, to commercial and corporate expansion by the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, the history and landscape evolution of the Grand Island maple sugarbush reflect changing cultural practices, settlement patterns, land use, and land tenure in a portion of the Lake Superior region.

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