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(UPDATED) Family of NP Banker Injured in I-80 Accident

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Family members of the President of First National Bank North Platte were injured in an accident on Interstate 80 Thursday …Read More

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NP Police Nab Two Fugitives with One Traffic Stop

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Two North Platte woman have been jailed on warrants following a traffic stop. According to Officer Rodney Brown, at around …Read More

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Neb. Jobless Rate Inches Up to 3.7 Percent

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(AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to hit …Read More

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Minatare, Gering OK Dispatch Center Agreement

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(AP) — The Minatare Village Board and the Gering City Council have accepted an agreement regarding the Scotts Bluff County …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/18): Hindsight is 20/20

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Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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North Platte Weather-Weekend

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 …Read More

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Hobby Lobby May Soon Be Coming to a City Near You

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We’ve heard it countless times, “North Platte needs a Hobby Lobby.” Soon, wishful thinkers may see their shopping dreams become …Read More

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March Traffic Deaths in Neb. Double Last Year’s Numbers

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Traffic deaths on Nebraska roadways in March were more than double the numbers seen in 2013. The Nebraska Department of …Read More

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Applicants Sought for Neb. Natural Resources Commission

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(AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking applicants for the new, expanded Nebraska Natural Resources Commission. A new law approved …Read More

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NSP to Consolidate Dispatch Centers

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The first phase of a three phase plan to consolidate the Nebraska State Patrol Communications (dispatch) Centers from six to …Read More

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Driver Dies in Northern Nebraska Collision

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(AP) — A driver has died, burned beyond recognition, after his vehicle rammed into a semitrailer in northern Nebraska. The …Read More

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Man on Omaha Billboard Causes Brief Scare

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(AP) — A man has been arrested after climbing a billboard in southern Omaha with what looked like a rifle. …Read More

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Wallenda Scouts Chicago Sites for Tightrope Walk

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(AP) — Daredevil Nik Wallenda is in Chicago scouting possible locations for a tightrope walk between two Windy City skyscrapers …Read More

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Deputies: Man Smothered Crying Son Over Video Game

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(AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video …Read More

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Handcuffed 17-Year-Old Flees from Hastings Police

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(AP) — Officers are still searching for a 17-year-old who escaped while being picked up on a juvenile warrant in …Read More

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Salmonella Decline Found in Food Poisoning Report

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(AP) — The government’s latest report card on food poisoning is out, and it has some good news: a drop …Read More

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Former Neb. Clerk Accused of Taking Nearly $80,000

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(AP) — A former village clerk in eastern Nebraska has been accused of embezzling nearly $80,000. 69-year-old Mary C. Terry, …Read More

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Officials: Improvements at Burchard Area Complete

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(AP) — Officials say aquatic improvements at Burchard Wildlife Management Area in southeast Nebraska are complete. The Nebraska Game and …Read More

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Police: Man Ate Pot Candy, Took Pain Pills Before Shooting Wife

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(AP) — Authorities say a Denver man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a …Read More

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Police Arrest Suspect in Kansas City-Area Shootings

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(AP) — Police have arrested a male suspect in a string of random Kansas City-area highway shootings that have wounded …Read More

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Storm End 2013-14, Set Sights On Next Season

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KEARNEY, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm finished the 2013-14 regular season in seventh place in the USHL’s Western Conference with an …Read More

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NBA Plans Expanded Programs with Military

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NEW YORK (AP) — Army graduate Mike Krzyzewski will lead a U.S. national team practice at his alma mater, and …Read More

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NPCC Lady Knights Sign Two to National Letters of Intent

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North Platte – The North Platte Community College Lady Knights basketball team announced the signing of two athletes to National …Read More

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NBA Playoffs Looking More Wide-Open than Expected

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MIAMI (AP) — Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win …Read More

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Wahlin Commits To St. Cloud State

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KEARNEY, Neb. – Storm affiliate player Jake Wahlin has announced his commitment to play college hockey at St. Cloud State in …Read More

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Chase County Dominates Sutherland Invitational

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Sutherland High School hosted the Sutherland Invitational track and field meet on Thursday and the Chase County Longhorns were dominant …Read More

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Bulldogs Soccer Splits with Columbus

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The North Platte Bulldogs soccer teams traveled to Columbus on Thursday, the girls won and boys lost. The North Platte …Read More

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NCAA Could Force Hardship Transfers to Sit 1 Year

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Student-athletes who seek transfers due to “difficult life circumstances” might have to sit out a season but gain an extra …Read More

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Become a Certified Youth Fishing Instructor in Scottsbluff

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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors April 27 in Scottsbluff. The free workshop will be …Read More

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