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Flu Season Early Again, Hitting Hard in South and Midwest

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the …Read More

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Nebraska Man Pleads No Contest in Crash Death

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old western Nebraska man has pleaded no contest to procuring alcohol for a teenage girl …Read More

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Central Nebraska Public Power to Provide Eagle-Watching Opportunities

The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will once again provide eagle-watching opportunities to the public this winter. The …Read More

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NP Salvation Army in Need of Donations

As the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season get into full swing, it’s easy for us to forget that …Read More

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Candle Causes Early Morning NP House Fire

A candle is being blamed for an early morning house fire in North Platte. The North Platte Fire Department responded …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/19): Now You’ve Done It

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 December 19 2014

North Platte Weather-Weekend

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 13. …Read More

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Nebraska, Oklahoma Challenge Colorado Marijuana Legalization

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado’s legalization of marijuana unconstitutional. …Read More

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OSHA Cites Kearney Plant

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have cited a Kearney manufacturing plant for workplace safety violations they say led to …Read More

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Nebraska Deputy Sheriff Enters Plea in Accident

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A Dawes County deputy sheriff has pleaded no contest to a citation stemming from a traffic …Read More

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Simants to Remain in Custody

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln County District judge has ordered a man who killed six members of a …Read More

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Nativity Scene at Nebraska Capitol Draws Criticism

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Chicago-based group will set up a Nativity scene inside the Nebraska Capitol this week, drawing …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (12/18): Anger Has Many Faces

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 December 18 2014

North Platte Weather-December 18

Today A chance of freezing drizzle before 9am. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 33. South southwest …Read More

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Marge Kouba, nurse educator for Mid-Plains Community College, moves as enteral feeding pump Wednesday in the Health and Science Center. Kouba is retiring after nearly 40 years in the nursing profession.

NPCC Nursing Instructor to Retire After 40 Years

She’s spent her life caring for others, now Marge Kouba is getting the chance to enjoy some time to herself. …Read More

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Legislative Report Bashes Nebraska Help Hotline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new legislative report says Nebraska’s public benefits hotline intended to help with benefits like food …Read More

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NP Man Killed After Entering Colorado Home

A 52-year-old North Platte man is dead after he entered a home in Jefferson County, Colorado, and was shot by …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (12/15-12/17)

COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 12/15/2014 00:11:37 ALARM-BURGLARY CALL IN “400 E LEOTA ST NORTH PLATTE, NE 69101″ …Read More

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Light Snow Expected in Nebraska Wednesday, Thursday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is gearing up for reports of light snow in the forecast. The National Weather Service …Read More

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Nebraska Game Officials Seek Info on Slain Cougars

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Officials with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission are looking for the person who shot and …Read More

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Bond Set for Man Accused in Gibbon Packing Plant Shooting

GIBBON, Neb. (AP) — A judge has set a $3 million bond for a Grand Island man accused of fatally …Read More

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Public Input Sought on Potential NP Post Office Consolidation

The hot topic at the North Platte City Council meeting Tuesday evening was the potential consolidation of postal services in …Read More

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USGS: High Plains Aquifer Groundwater Declining

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says groundwater levels are declining in an aquifer that serves parts of …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/17): Singled Out

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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