nebraska tourism

Nebraska Looking at Ways to Lure Out-of-State Tourists

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill under review by a legislative committee could boost out-of-state tourism to some of Nebraska’s …Read More

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Hot Sheets (3/1): The Land of Questionable Haircuts

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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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (2/28): Give a Little Whistle

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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Nebraska High Court: Made Up Name Not Criminal Impersonation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a split decision, the Nebraska Supreme Court has determined that simply giving police a made-up …Read More

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Bipartisan Team Seeks Changes for Nebraska Redistricting

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bipartisan team in the Legislature is trying to reform Nebraska’s politically charged process of approving …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of Feb. 23)

Rusty William Foster, 20, North Platte and Delta Dawna Elsasser, 18, Hershey   Robert Daniel Woodward, 42, North Platte and …Read More

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Alcohol, Marijuana Use Suspected in Crash West of NP

A North Platte man is in a Kearney hospital following a crash on Thursday. At around 2:04 a.m., deputies with …Read More

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Taylor Rector

NP Man Accused of Stealing $1,000 Worth of Items from Walmart

A 21-year-old North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly stole items from Walmart. At around 11:04 …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Gov. Rickets Signs Nebraska Veterans’ Bill Despite Concerns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill to extend educational benefits to veterans and their spouses, …Read More

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Nebraska Nurse Practitioner Bill Wins Legislative Approval

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have approved a bill designed to give nurse practitioners more independence. Senators voted 46-0 …Read More

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Scott Frakes

Senators Confirm Frakes as New Nebraska Corrections Director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have confirmed Scott Frakes as the new director of Nebraska’s embattled corrections department. Senators on …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (2/27): Survey Says…More Pills, More Powder

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North Platte Weather-Weekend

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -18. South southeast wind 6 to …Read More

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Nebraska Sen. Chambers Renews Push to Ban Cougar Hunting

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s longest-serving senator is pushing once again to end the state’s mountain lion hunting season. Sen. …Read More

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Dustin Chauncey

Jurors Find Man Guilty in Death of Gering 2-Year-Old

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man has been convicted of fatally beating of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter. After just …Read More

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Gov. Ricketts Signs Bill to Save Nebraska Cigar Bars

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill designed to keep the state’s cigar bars in …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers to Debate Pay for Petition Circulators

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Placing a ballot question before voters could get easier under a bill Nebraska lawmakers will debate …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Kill Bill to Expand Family Planning

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow more women to qualify for Medicaid family planning services has stalled …Read More

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Heat Blamed for Spray Vaccine’s Failure Against Swine Flu

ATLANTA (AP) — The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say they now know why it …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (Feb. 25-26)

  COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 02/25/2015 04:27:49 AIRPORT SECURITY CHKPOINT “5400 E Lee Bird Dr NORTH PLATTE, …Read More

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Prosecution Witness Accused of Killing Gering Girl in 2008

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A prosecution witness has been accused of killing a 2-year-old Nebraska girl more than six years …Read More

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Timeline In a Bottle Reveals Earlier Work on Nebraska Farmhouse

McCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A timeline in a bottle reveals that a farmhouse being renovated in southwest Nebraska has been …Read More

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(UPDATED) 3 Dead, 5 Injured in I-80 Crash Near Cozad

Three people were killed and five other injured in a two vehicle accident on Interstate 80 near the Cozad exit …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (2/26): Just Me and My Chops

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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