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NP Man Injured in Lake Accident Dies Unexpectedly

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A 37-year-old North Platte man who suffered a spinal injury at Lake McConaughy last summer has unexpectedly passed away. Travis …Read More

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Heineman Touts ‘Good’ Legislative Session During NP Visit

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On the eve of his 2014 Sine Die Address to the Legislature, Governor Dave Heineman made a brief stop in …Read More

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Body of Missing McCook 18-Year-Old Found Near Palisade

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Authorities in southwest Nebraska have found the body of a missing 18-year-old male. The Hitchcock County Sheriff’s Office says the …Read More

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Farmers Off to Slow Start Planting Corn Crop

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(AP) — Spring planting across the nation’s Corn Belt is sputtering because the soil remains too soggy or cold for …Read More

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NebraskaLand Bank Receives Community Service Award

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NebraskaLand National Bank has been selected to receive the 2014 First Lady’s Outstanding Community Service Award in the Business Support …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/16): This is Bad for Business

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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-April 16

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Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as …Read More

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‘Coin Collect’ Contest to Raise Funds for Bridge of Hope

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While child abusers doesn’t pay attention to the calendar, April is recognized as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. To usher …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of April 7th)

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Seth Corliss Hasenauer, 32, Wallace NE and Stacee Ranaw DeCent, 33, Wallace NE   James Millard Felty Jr, 67, North …Read More

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‘Big Boy’ Steam Locomotive Coming Back to Life

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(AP) — One of the largest steam locomotives ever built is coming back to life. The Union Pacific Railroad plans …Read More

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Police: Neb. Child Got Stuck Inside Claw Machine

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(AP) — Authorities in Lincoln say a toddler was not hurt after getting stuck inside a claw crane machine at …Read More

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FDA OKs Merch Tablet to Reduce Grass Allergies

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(AP) — Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration has approved its new tablet for grass allergies, Grastek, …Read More

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Grand Island Attorney Named to Judgeship

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(AP) — A former Hall County prosecutor has been named to fill an open district court judgeship in eastern Nebraska’s …Read More

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Miley Cyrus Hospitalized, Cancels Kansas City Show

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(AP) — Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her “Bangerz” concert in Kansas City, Mo., as …Read More

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ACLU Speaks Out for Neb. Man Arrested for Handing Out Religious Fliers

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(AP) — A Nebraska civil liberties group is now representing a Lincoln man arrested by police last month for handing …Read More

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Columbus Man Convicted of Murder, Other Crimes

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(AP) — A 31-year-old Nebraska man has been convicted of murder in the knifing death of a Columbus man. The …Read More

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St. Louis-Area Man Accused of Sexual Torture

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(AP) — A St. Louis-area man is accused of sexually torturing five women in his apartment over several years. Authorities …Read More

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Nebraska Boy Gets His Wish: Skydiving in Colorado

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(AP) — Seven-year-old Max Vertin has a disease that is weakening his muscles, but not his imagination. Make-A-Wish Colorado says …Read More

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Death Toll in Washington Mudslide Rises to 37

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(AP) — The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 37. The …Read More

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Judge OKs $2 Million Settlement in Neb. Prison Van Crash

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(AP) — A judge has given final approval to a $2 million state settlement with the family of a Lincoln …Read More

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Travis Dean Evans

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Travis Dean Evans, 37, of North Platte, NE, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home. Travis was born June …Read More

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NPCC Knights Softball Fall Twice at Iowa Western, Defeat Hastings JV Twice

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Council Bluffs, IA – The North Platte Community College Softball team (7-23) traveled to Iowa Western Community College on Tuesday …Read More

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Players Championship Changes to 3-Hole Playoff

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Players Championship is changing this year to a three-hole aggregate playoff involving the …Read More

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Clippers Beat Nuggets 117-105 for Record 57th Win

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers …Read More

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Nicasio Solid in Rockies’ 3-2 Win over Padres

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings and the Colorado Rockies recorded a rare road victory with …Read More

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Dorys Jean Roach

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Dorys Jean Roach, 82, of Gothenburg, NE, formerly of North Platte, NE, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Hilltop …Read More

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The North Platte Soccer Teams Split with Hastings

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The North Platte Bulldogs boys and girls soccer teams hosted the Hastings Tigers on Tuesday and the Lady Dogs won, …Read More

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Creighton Signs Boston U. Guard Maurice Watson Jr.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Boston University point guard Maurice Watson Jr. is transferring to Creighton. Bluejays coach Greg McDermott announced …Read More

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MLB Marks 67th Anniversary of Robinson Debut

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NEW YORK (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson is helping Major League Baseball mark the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie …Read More

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NCAA Committee Approves Expanded Meal Allowance

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA’s legislative council has approved a proposal to expand the meal allowance for athletes. If approved …Read More

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