Local News
Forecast Graphic September 2 2014

North Platte Weather-September 2

Local

Today: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Tonight: Mostly …Read More

Posted 26 mins ago | No Comments

state-fair-logo-2014

Hospital Releases 2 Girls Injured in State Fair Camel Ride Fall

Local

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Two girls injured while riding a camel at the Nebraska State Fair have been released …Read More

Posted 14 hours ago | No Comments

fruits-and-veggies

US Eating Habits Improve a Bit–Except Among the Poor

Local

CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor. Those results show …Read More

Posted 14 hours ago | No Comments

catholic-health-initiatives

Contract Between CHI, BCBS of Nebraska Expires

Local

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and Catholic Health Initiatives’ UniNet has expired …Read More

Posted 23 hours ago | No Comments

THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (9/1): Wake Me Up When September Ends

Hot Sheets, Local

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

Posted 24 hours ago | No Comments

Willa Cather

Willa Cather Letters to Be Available Online

Local

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Letters from Willa Cather, the renowned author of “My Antonia” and “O Pioneers,” are expected to …Read More

Posted 2 days ago | No Comments

DHHS

Agency: Progress Made on Nebraska Public Benefits Backlog

Local

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say they’re close to catching up on a backlog of public benefit applications that …Read More

Posted 2 days ago | No Comments

UNK

UNK to Host Talk on Psychiatric Drug Alternatives

Local

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A national mental health expert is set to speak in Kearney about alternatives to psychiatric drugs. …Read More

Posted 2 days ago | No Comments

THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (8/31): Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Hot Sheets, Local

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

Posted 2 days ago | No Comments

marriage-licenses

Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of August 25)

Local

Kemar Rolando Smith, 24, North Platte and Erin Rose Hasenauer, 32, North Platte   Patrick Michael Hollis, 47, North Platte …Read More

Posted 3 days ago | No Comments

Regional News
FBI

FBI Addressing Nude Celebrity Photos

National News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI says it is addressing allegations that nude photos of several female celebrities have been …Read More

Posted 10 hours ago | 1 Comment

school-bond-vote

Boone Central Schools Submit Bond Issue to Voters

News

ALBION, Neb. (AP) — Officials at Boone Central Schools in Albion are ready to ask voters again to consider a …Read More

Posted 14 hours ago | No Comments

911-Services

Lincoln Public Safety Chief Seeks New Radio System

News

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The public safety director for the city of Lincoln says the city needs to replace its …Read More

Posted 14 hours ago | No Comments

severe-weather

Hastings Storm Cleanup Costly, Time-Consuming

News

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The cleanup of wood debris from this year’s storms has proved to be costly and time-consuming …Read More

Posted 17 hours ago | No Comments

lightning-strike

Lightning Kills Boy Swimming in Pennsylvania Creek

National News

PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central …Read More

Posted 17 hours ago | No Comments

Ricky McLaughlin III

Lincoln Man Sentenced for Beating Deaths

News

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A suspected gang member has been sentenced to prison for helping beat to death two Lincoln …Read More

Posted 23 hours ago | 1 Comment

omaha-police

Police Arrest Suspect in Death of 76-Year-Old Omaha Man

News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have arrested a suspect in this weekend’s shooting death of a 76-year-old man. Police …Read More

Posted 2 days ago | No Comments

fatal-accident

3rd Family Member Dies After Rural Nebraska Collision

News

SARONVILLE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities plan to file more charges after the third member of a Hastings family died several …Read More

Posted 2 days ago | No Comments

ak-47-bandit

Nebraska Bank Robber May Be Linked to Other Crimes

News

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man who robbed a bank in Nebraska City earlier this month matches …Read More

Posted 2 days ago | No Comments

jail

Nebraska Lawsuit Over Jail’s MRSA Treatment Tossed

News

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has sided with Lancaster County and its jail in a lawsuit by a woman …Read More

Posted 2 days ago | No Comments

Other News
kc-royals

Royals Stop Slide with 4-3 Victory over Rangers

Most Recent & Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the …Read More

Posted 8 hours ago | No Comments

colorado-rockies

Rockies Win, after Losing End of Suspended Game

Most Recent & Sports

DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning off reliever Sergio Romo, helping the Colorado …Read More

Posted 9 hours ago | No Comments

Alex Smith

Armed with New Deal, Chiefs’ Smith Looks Forward

Most Recent & Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith didn’t have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas …Read More

Posted 9 hours ago | No Comments

Dove Hunting

Dove Season Opens in Nebraska

Most Recent & Sports

LINCOLN – The statewide dove hunting season opened in Nebraska on Sept. 1 and will run through Oct. 30.The daily bag …Read More

Posted 9 hours ago | No Comments

Eric Hosmer

Royals Activate Hosmer Amid Series of Moves

Most Recent & Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — First baseman Eric Hosmer was activated from the disabled list and first-round draft pick Brandon …Read More

Posted 9 hours ago | No Comments

Randy Gregory

Nebraska DE Randy Gregory Doubtful for McNeese St.

Most Recent & Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory is doubtful for this week’s game against McNeese State because of …Read More

Posted 9 hours ago | No Comments

Wes Welker Denver Broncos Football

Welker Returns to Practice Following Concussion

Most Recent & Sports

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Wes Welker returned to practice Monday for the first time since sustaining a concussion in an …Read More

Posted 9 hours ago | No Comments

Ameer Abdullah

Nebraska’s Abdullah is Big Ten Offensive Player of Week

Most Recent & Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah is the Big Ten’s offensive player of the week. The senior …Read More

Posted 9 hours ago | No Comments

UNL

This Week in Nebraska Athletics

Most Recent & Sports

Friday           Sept. 5          Soccer                              Oklahoma (BTDN)                                                  Nebraska Soccer Field              5:30 p.m. Friday           Sept. 5           Volleyball                         at Dayton (Flyer-Raider Invitational)                     Dayton, Ohio                              6 …Read More

Posted 21 hours ago | No Comments

kc-royals

Indians-Royals Game Suspended in 10th Inning

Most Recent & Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cleveland’s game at Kansas City has been suspended due to rain with the Indians leading …Read More

Posted 21 hours ago | No Comments

Nebraska-Huskers-Basketball

Huskers at the FIBA Basketball World Cup Update

Most Recent & Sports

Lincoln – New Zealand’s chances of advancing to the quarterfinals of the FIBA Basketball World Cup were damaged Sunday, as New …Read More

Posted 21 hours ago | No Comments

Brandon Finnegan Kansas City Royals

2014 1st-Round Pick Finnegan Will Get Call-Up

Most Recent & Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pitcher Brandon Finnegan, who was the Kansas City Royals’ first-round pick in the June draft …Read More

Posted 21 hours ago | No Comments

colorado-rockies

Anderson Lifts D-Backs to 6-2 Win over Rockies

Most Recent & Sports

PHOENIX (AP) — Chase Anderson pitched six strong innings to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on …Read More

Posted 21 hours ago | No Comments

Alex Smith

AP source: Chiefs’ Smith Agrees to 4-Yr Extension

Most Recent & Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension that includes $45 …Read More

Posted 21 hours ago | No Comments

USA-Basketball

Down at Half, US Beats Turkey in Basketball Worlds

Most Recent & Sports

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and …Read More

Posted 21 hours ago | No Comments

huskersoccer

Huskers Complete 3-2 Comeback Over Marquette

Most Recent & Sports

Milwaukee, Wis. – Facing a 2-0 deficit in the second half, the Nebraska soccer team (3-1) rallied with three goals over …Read More

Posted 21 hours ago | No Comments