The Nebraska State Fair is once again making the fairgoer experience better by eliminating the need for wristbands for concerts. According to State Fair executive director, Joseph McDermott, “This has long been a source of feedback from concertgoers who are unable to take time off work to stand in line to receive their wristbands.” He said, “Through technology, we are now able to replace the free wristband program with a reserved seat ticketing program for a small convenience fee.”
Railside continues to rock. The Hear Grand Island concert series returns in 2017.
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer recently completed a $7 million dollar restoration of the Edward Durell Stone building that anchors their property.
The people of Grand Island represent the true make up the community. Meet some of the characters of the city in these interviews.