Vance Baumbach

Colorado Sex Offender Sentenced for Child Porn in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 37-year-old convicted sex offender from Colorado who’d been living in Nebraska has been sentenced for …Read More

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Economy Slowing Down in Rural Parts of 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy is slowing down in rural areas of …Read More

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Hot Sheets (8/22): It Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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North Platte Weather-Weekend

Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light north …Read More

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New Name Going on Some Iowa, Nebraska Hospitals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new name will be going on some hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Alegent Creighton …Read More

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Chadron Voters Will Decide $6 Million Pool Project

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Voters in the northwest Nebraska city of Chadron will decide whether to approve a one-half percent …Read More

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Community Playhouse Announces Cast for ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

The North Platte Community Playhouse has announced the cast for the first production of their 2014/2015 season, The 25th Annual Putnam County …Read More

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Reynaldo Perez

More NP Residents Indicted on Meth Charges

Several North Platte Residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury. Jacque Little, 28, is charged with conspiracy to …Read More

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Gering Man Accused of Drugging, Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old Gering man is accused of drugging and raping a 15-year-old girl. Online court records …Read More

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Christopher Lopez

Plea Deal Made in Nebraska Panhandle Bomb Scare

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 39-year-old Mitchell man has made a plea deal in a case stemming from a bomb …Read More

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Nebraska State Fair Opens Friday with New Exhibits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Fair organizers say they’ll be ready for the crowd Friday with a variety of …Read More

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McCook Community College Looking for Move-In Day Help

MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — McCook Community College officials are hoping some community volunteers will show up Saturday to greet new …Read More

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Sheena Strand

2 NP Residents Indicted for Distribution of Meth

Two North Platte residents have been federally indicted for distributing methamphetamine. According to a news release from the United States …Read More

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Busted: 5 Myths About the Facebook Messenger App

By: MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (8/21): It Smells Like Feet In Here

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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North Platte Weather-August 21

  Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low …Read More

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Scottsbluff Man Takes Plea Deal in Incest Case

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old Nebraska man who faced a felony incest charge has taken a plea deal. The …Read More

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Michael Petersen

Nebraska Man Gets Life for Killing Divorce Lawyer

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A 58-year-old Nebraska man who’s already serving a life sentence for shooting his ex-wife to …Read More

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Teen Who Was Allegedly Texting and Driving Charged in Crash Death Near Sidney

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A 16-year-old Nebraska boy who told officers he’d been texting before a fatal collision has been …Read More

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Almanac Predicts Colder Winter, Hotter Summer

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Winter’s going to be colder than usual and next summer hotter. So says the Old Farmer’s …Read More

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Governor Heineman Completes Ice Bucket Challenge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman took an ice-cold shower outside his home to raise awareness about a devastating …Read More

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Texas-Based Lender Axing 90 More Nebraska Jobs

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say a Texas-based mortgage company will be eliminating 90 more jobs at its Scottsbluff …Read More

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Don Stenberg

81 Nebraska Schools Used Financial Literacy Program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Treasurer Don Stenberg says 81 Nebraska high schools took advantage of a new, state-sponsored financial …Read More

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NP Police Identify Body Found Near McDonald’s

North Platte Police have identified the body found near McDonald’s. According to Officer Rodney Brown, the body was identified as …Read More

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