Donald Filkin

NP Man Accused of Tangling with Fence, Cops

A North Platte man woke up with more than a headache Friday morning after he tangled with North Platte Police …Read More

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ne-department-of-corrections

Administrator Blamed for Miscalculated Nebraska Sentences

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A U.S. Department of Justice report says a Nebraska prison records administrator is largely to blame …Read More

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medicaid

Report: Eligible Nebraska Youth May Not Receive Medicaid

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says more than 3,000 young adults in Nebraska may qualify for Medicaid coverage …Read More

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Mountain-Lion

Mountain Lion Shot South of Chadron

LINCOLN – A 1½- year-old female mountain lion was shot south of Chadron in Dawes County on Oct. 23. The mountain …Read More

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school

Nebraska Schools Face Penalties Under ‘Flawed’ Standards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Roughly half of Nebraska schools have repeatedly failed to meet proficiency standards under the federal No …Read More

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cigar

Nebraska Cigar Bars Given Temporary OK for Smoking

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s Liquor Control Commission will allow smoking at cigar bars, pending a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling. …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (10/24): Alright, Alright, Alright

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

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Forecast Graphic October 24 2014

North Platte Weather-Weekend

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around …Read More

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Lawyers Say Nebraska Woman Convicted in Killing Spree to Seek Pardon

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two lawyers say a woman who was convicted as an accomplice in her boyfriend’s 1958 killing …Read More

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aerodynamics-inc

Scottsbluff Airport Board Picks New Carrier

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Scottsbluff airport board has selected a new carrier to provide subsidized flights to Denver International …Read More

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minimum-wage

$79K Spent on Ads for Nebraska Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage have taken their message to Nebraska’s airwaves in the final …Read More

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Michelle Chaffee

Nebraska High Court Appoints New Public Guardian

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has appointed a Lincoln attorney as the director of the new Nebraska …Read More

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William Hartman

NP Man Accused of Using Metal Pipe to Settle Beef with Buddy

A North Platte man is facing felony charges after he allegedly assaulted his buddy with a metal pipe. According to …Read More

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molly-oholleran

Interview: Molly O’Holleran, Incumbent, State Board of Education

Eagle Radio News Director, Scott Carlson, took some time to sit down with Molly O’Holleran, Incumbent for the Nebraska State …Read More

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Free-Will Lunch to Benefit NP Adopt-a-Backpack Program

Hunger is a real issue in America.  We’ve all seen the commercials showing the children who are hungry in other states …Read More

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ne-state-pen

Nebraska Officials Look to Reduce Prison Crowding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s top office-holders are looking at ways to reduce crowding in the state prison system. Officials …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (10/23): Like My Mind’s Stuck on Replay

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

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forecast graphic october 23 2014

North Platte Weather-October 23

Today: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 9 to 14 …Read More

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Weather Too Good as New Storm Warnings Debut

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Storm Prediction Center has two new threat levels for its weather outlooks, but the weather …Read More

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great-plains-health-air-amb

Air Ambulance Service to Launch at Great Plains Health

Great Plains Health will launch a new medical air ambulance service in the region beginning Nov.1. The new service, owned …Read More

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domestic-violence

Domestic Violence Program Hosts Community Awareness Luncheon

Domestic violence is a national epidemic that affects families across the nation, even right here in North Platte. The Community …Read More

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Ashoka Mukpo (Facebook)

US Journalist to Head Home After Ebola Recovery

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola will soon head home to Rhode Island …Read More

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NHTSA

Government Ups Airbag Warning to 7.8 Million Vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air …Read More

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catholic-health-initiatives

Nebraska Health Care Cost Dispute Still Unresolved

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A letter from one of Nebraska’s biggest medical networks suggests a costs dispute with a major …Read More

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