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Nebraska Plant Giving Away Tons of Rotten Beets

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Western Sugar Cooperative officials say the co-op must dispose of 10,000 tons of rotten sugar beets …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Nebraska Governor, Ag Director Announce Annual Ag Conference

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An annual state agriculture conference is expected to focus on helping small and mid-sized Nebraska farmers …Read More

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Nebraska Marriage Fee Proposal Still Waiting for a Vote

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to raise the cost of marriage licenses issued by Nebraska counties has yet to …Read More

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Federal Judge Won’t Delay Nebraska Gay Marriage Lawsuit

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge won’t delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska’s gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme …Read More

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Yellowstone Oil Spill Fuels Arguments Over Keystone Pipeline

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress pushes for approval of …Read More

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Chief Justice Michael Heavican

Heavican: Nebraska Needs More Rural Attorneys, Interpreters

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Heavican says the state has a growing need for rural …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (Jan. 28-29)

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COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 01/28/2015 00:28:59 SUSPICIOUS PERSON “100 S JEFFERS ST NORTH PLATTE, NE 69101″ 01/28/2015 …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (1/29): It’s Like a Calf Cramp in the Middle of the Night

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Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not a criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped or …Read More

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North Platte Weather-January 29

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Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts …Read More

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Wendy Stephens

Elm Creek Village Clerk Accused of Altering, Cashing Checks

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KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A central Nebraska village clerk has been accused of altering checks and cashing them to pay …Read More

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Regional News
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No Injuries Reported in 2 Fires at High School in Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials have canceled classes for the rest of the day after two fires were set at …Read More

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Vincent Hicks

Man Accused in 5-Year-Old Omaha Girl’s Death Takes Plea Deal

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 21-year-old man accused in the shooting death of a 5-year-old Omaha girl has taken a …Read More

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2nd Measles Case Confirmed in Eastern Nebraska

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FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed a second case of measles in a child residing in eastern Nebraska. …Read More

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Omaha Police Release Names of Officers Who Shot Woman

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha authorities have released the names of two police officers who shot a 39-year-old woman who …Read More

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Police: Victim in Omaha Park Shooting Has Died at Hospital

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a 46-year-old man who was shot earlier this week in a park has …Read More

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Nebraska College Hires Organization to Probe Gymnast’s Fall

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Union College in Lincoln has hired an outside organization to investigate the Jan. 14 accident that …Read More

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Nickelodeon to Offer Internet-Only TV Service

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NEW YORK (AP) — Add Nickelodeon to the list of channels planning a stand-alone Internet offering. What’s not yet known …Read More

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Demerit Badge? Troop Leader Accused of Stealing from Scouts

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OAKS, Pa. (AP) — According to authorities, this scoutmaster might deserve a demerit badge. Police say a Pennsylvania troop leader …Read More

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OPPD

OPPD Board Delays Search for CEO Amid Concerns About Process

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District board has delayed action on naming a new CEO as the …Read More

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Dynamite Attack Cancelled After Platte River Ice Jam Breaks Up

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WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) — A Platte River ice jam near Omaha has broken up on its own, so officials have …Read More

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NPCC to Host Mentoring Night

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The North Platte Community College Knights and Lady Knights will be playing the Central Community College Raiders and Lady Raiders …Read More

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Nebraska-Iowa Tip Off Time on Feb. 22 Announced

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Lincoln – The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that the men’s basketball game between Nebraska and Iowa on Sunday, Feb. 22, …Read More

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NPCC Knights Win a Tight Battle against McCook

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When the North Platte Community College Knights men’s basketball team plays the McCook Community College Indians it is a tough …Read More

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NPCC Lady Knights Fall Short at McCook

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The North Platte Community College Lady Knights went down in defeat to the McCook Community College Lady Indians 69-59 on …Read More

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Creighton Snaps 9-Game Skid, Beats St. John’s 77-74

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Toby Hegner had 21 points, James Milliken nailed a pair of late 3-pointers and Creighton snapped …Read More

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