GRAND ISLAND, Neb.
(AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he understands Grand Island's
disappointment over the loss of its veterans home — but that the city
needs to accept it.
Heineman responded to questions last week
during Husker Harvest Days about how Kearney was awarded a new $121
million veterans home that will replace the outdated facility in Grand
Heineman says bids of the four cities that sought the project can be found online.
some say scoring on the bids doesn't make sense. Grand Island state
Sen. Mike Gloor said he was shocked to see that Grand Island and Kearney
had the same score for available workforce. He says Grand Island should
have scored higher since it already has a veterans home workforce.