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Police: Mountain Lion Spotted Near Kearney School

Kearney Police are on the hunt for a big kitty after a mountain lion was spotted near a school. According to …Read More

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NP Animal Shelter Touts Low Euthanasia Rate in 2014

Statistics show that shelter euthanasia is the leading cause of death for dogs and cats in the United States. The …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Choking Man Unconscious

A 53-year-old North Platte man is facing charges after he allegedly choke a man to the point he lost consciousness. …Read More

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Mobile Meth Lab Suspected in Kearney Vehicle Fire

A vehicle fire in the parking lot of a Kearney restaurant is being called “suspicious” by authorities. At around 11:15 …Read More

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Wellfleet Man Facing Multiple Felony Drug Charges

A Wellfleet man is facing numerous felony charges following a disturbance on Tuesday. Deputies responded to a disturbance in the …Read More

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NPPS Foundation Awards 2014/2015 Staff Scholarships

Since 2010 The North Platte Public Schools Foundation has awarded NPPS employees staff scholarships for their continued education. This school …Read More

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NSP Educational Efforts to Focus on Teen Drivers, Seat Belts

As part of its continuing effort to reduce the number of serious injury and fatality crashes on state roadways, the …Read More

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NLD Parade Route Altered for 2015

NORTH PLATTE, Neb.–If you have a favorite spot to watch NEBRASKAland Days on Parade, you may have to hunt for …Read More

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NP Man, Woman Arrested in Meth Investigation

NORTH PLATTE, Neb.–A North Platte man and woman are facing felony charges following a drug investigation by local and state …Read More

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Troopers Seize 35 Pound of Marijuana in Buffalo County Traffic Stop

KEARNEY, Neb.–A weekend traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Buffalo County led to the seizure of 35 lbs. of marijuana …Read More

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Bridge Work to Close Section of State Farm Rd.

North Platte, NE–Bridge work will force the closure of a section of State Farm Road for the next couple of …Read More

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2014 a Year Full of Inmates and Improvements at Lincoln County Detention Center

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has released their 2014 “Detention Center Year-in-Review.” According to the report, the Lincoln County Detention …Read More

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Jaycees, NebraskaLand National Bank to Host Cookie Competition to Benefit NP Family with Premature Baby

Little Kade O’Dea was born on December 1, 2014, 16 weeks early. Weighing just one pound, six ounces at birth, …Read More

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Police Officials: 4 Dead in Paris Grocery Hostage Crisis

PARIS (AP) — Two police officials say at least four people, including the attacker, have died at a kosher grocery …Read More

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Texas Man Gets 15 Years for Trafficking Cocaine in Nebraska

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on December 30th, 2104, Laron Gray was sentenced by the Honorable Chief …Read More

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UNMC’s ‘Lightly Embalmed’ Cadaver Program Provides Innovative Learning Tool

The operating room can be a stressful setting, especially for surgical residents – surgeons in training following medical school. But …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Smacking His Girlfriend, Charged with Felony

A 22-year-old North Platte man has been charged with a felony after he allegedly punched his girlfriend. At around 5:00 …Read More

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LCSO Releases ‘You Drink, You Drive, You Lose’ Stats

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office took part in the national “You Drink, You Drive, You Lose” campaign during the last …Read More

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NP Man Charged with Felony Shoplifting, Drug Possession

A North Platte man is facing two felony charges after he was busted stealing from a local store. At around …Read More

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Emily Lembke

Repeat NP Shoplifter Picks Up Felony Charge

A North Platte woman, who apparently can’t get enough of Wal-Mart’s five-finger discount, is now facing a felony theft charge. …Read More

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Great Plains Health Welcomes 1st Baby of 2015

On the afternoon of January 2, Great Plains Health welcomed the first baby of 2015. Kree Rose was born to parents, …Read More

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NSP Releases ‘You Drink, You Drive, You Lose’ Stats

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested 71 impaired drivers during the two-week long “You Drink & Drive You Lose” …Read More

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Traffic Stop Leads to Felony Charges for NP Man

A North Platte man is facing charges following a New Year’s Day traffic stop. At around 10:31 p.m., on January …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Assaulting Girlfriend in Front of Children

A 40-year-old North Platte man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend in the presence of children. …Read More

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