marriage-licenses

Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of April 13)

Brett Eugene Christensen, 25, Wallace NE and Adrienne Elizabeth White, 23, Wallace   Tye Allen Watters, 37, Hershey NE and …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Ricketts: Nebraska Judicious in Use of Death Penalty

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is once again defending the death penalty, arguing that Nebraska officials have used …Read More

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Nebraska Endures 2nd Driest March on Record

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Weather experts say Nebraska and Iowa experienced a near-record dry March this year. Regional and national …Read More

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DHHS

Nebraska DHHS to Publish ACCESSNebraska Performance Reports

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s beleaguered Department of Health and Human Services will publish public performance reports for its services …Read More

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UNL

Nebraska High School Teams to Compete for College Savings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The winners of this year’s Personal Finance Challenge will receive thousands of dollars in college savings …Read More

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McCook Man Found Not Responsible for Choking Attack on Half Sister

MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A McCook man has been sent to a state psychiatric hospital for evaluation after being found …Read More

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Destin Hansen

2 Charged in Burglary of North Platte Home

A 17-year-old North Platte boy, and a 19-year-old man, are facing felony charges after a North Platte home was burglarized. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/17): A Good Ol’ Time

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-Weekend

Today: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 60. East wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high …Read More

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Ryan Purdy, MPCC president; Sara Morris, biology instructor; Aaron McLean, chemistry instructor; Taylor Bourge; Velvet Nuzum-Neth and Jody Tomanek, area vice-president of academic affairs and NPCC pose for a picture during an Honors Convocation on Thursday at NPCC. Nuzum-Neth and Bourge each received a scholarship from the Mid-Plains Education Association.

Honors Convocation Recognizes Outstanding Students, College Employees

Outstanding students, faculty and staff were recognized Thursday during the seventh annual Honors Convocation at North Platte Community College. Ryan …Read More

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Nebraska May Repeal Death Penalty Amid Drug Shortage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is considering repealing the death penalty amid a shortage of lethal injection drugs. A bill …Read More

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Survey Suggests Economy Slowing in Rural Parts of 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West remained …Read More

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Death of Hastings Man Killed in Kearney Fall Ruled Accidental

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Hastings man whose body was found in a Kearney alley accidentally fell from …Read More

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Report: High School Smoking Fell as E-Cigarette Use Boomed

NEW YORK (AP) — A new government report shows smoking by teens hit a new low last year while the …Read More

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Sidney Police Chief Faces Charges, Accused of Not Pursuing Charges

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska police chief accused of not pursuing a case against another city employee has …Read More

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Ricketts, Prosecutors Blast Nebraska Corrections Bill

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A proposed overhaul of Nebraska’s prison sentencing and parole laws is drawing criticism from Gov. Pete …Read More

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MPCC Welcomes Farm Bureau Scholarships

Mid-Plains Community College is accepting scholarships from farm bureaus within its 18-county service area. In Lincoln County that includes the …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (4/16): How You Doin’?

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-April 16

Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 7 to 11 …Read More

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Nebraska Student Minimum Wage Bill Wins First-Round Approval

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska high school students could receive a lower minimum wage than other workers next year under …Read More

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Nebraska Hospitals Ambulances to Get Life-Saving Tool

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska hospitals and ambulance services will receive a life-saving tool as part of a nearly $6 …Read More

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Dalton Simants (Courtesy Photo)

Gothenburg Student Chosen as NPCC Business Student of the Month

Dalton Simants, of Gothenburg, has been named “Business Student of the Month” at North Platte Community College. His parents are …Read More

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Nebraska Updates Regulations on Dog, Cat Breeders

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Agriculture Department says it’s updated its regulations in an effort to police dog and …Read More

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prison

Nebraska Bill to Scale Back Mandatory Minimums Advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to scale back the use of mandatory minimum prison sentences in Nebraska has won …Read More

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