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North Platte Weather-April 23

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 …Read More

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Year-End Concert, Art Show Planned at NPCC

North Platte Community College will round out the spring semester with a cultural experience. The music department has planned an …Read More

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Nebraska Wastewater Well Wins Approval Despite Opposition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators have approved a controversial disposal well in northwest Nebraska for wastewater generated by oil …Read More

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NSP Troop D Special Enforcement Nets 25 Drug Arrests

(North Platte, Neb.)- A special enforcement encompassing five counties in west-central Nebraska led to the arrest of 25 individuals on …Read More

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Grand Jury to Review Sidney Police Shooting Death

Authorities are investigating a death that occurred during an arrest in Sidney last Sunday. Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Schaub says …Read More

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I-80 Temporarily Closed at Gothenburg Overnight May 5 and 6

Weather permitting, I-80 eastbound will be closed between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. May 5 into the …Read More

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2 Men Take Plea Deals in Alcohol Death of North Platte Teen

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Two men have been convicted of procuring alcohol for a 17-year-old who officials say died …Read More

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NP Man, 20, Accused of Sexually Assaulting 15-Year-Old

A 20-year-old North Platte man is facing sexual assault charges after he allegedly had a relationship with a 15-year-old girl. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/22): Other People’s Messes

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 22

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 6 to 11 mph in the …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Bill to Help Craft Breweries

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Craft breweries, gluten-free drinkers and beer aficionados could benefit from alcohol legislation that cleared first-round debate …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Bill to Ban Powdered Alcohol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could join six other states in banning powdered alcohol under a bill that won first-round …Read More

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Nebraska Renewable Energy Tax Credit Bill Sparks Debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new effort to lure wind farms to Nebraska is sparking a debate among lawmakers. Supporters …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Bill Upping Puppy Mill Penalties

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska puppy mills could face stricter supervision and harsher penalties under a bill that won first-round …Read More

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Rural McCook Man Guilty of Beating Daughters Gets Jail, Probation

MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A 35-year-old southwest Nebraska man convicted of beating his 13-year-old daughters has been given 45 days …Read More

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Justices: Police Can’t Extend Traffic Stop Awaiting Drug Dog

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes …Read More

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Bridgeport Mulls Policing Agreement with Morrill County

BRIDGEPORT, Neb. (AP) — Bridgeport has but one police officer and one trainee to protect its residents and property, so …Read More

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Cheyenne County Jury Finds Man Guilty of Threatening, Terrorizing Woman

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A Cheyenne County jury has found a man guilty of several felonies related to the threatening …Read More

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Charges Filed Against Stapleton Woman in Crash That Killed Daughter, Injured Granddaughter

A 59-year-old Stapleton woman is facing vehicular homicide charges in a crash that killed her daughter and seriously injured her …Read More

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Bill to Allow Higher Nebraska Branding Fees Advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The cost of brand inspections for cattle could rise to $1.10 per head under a bill …Read More

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Bill to Increase Nebraska Medicaid Reimbursements Advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill designed to increase Medicaid reimbursements from the estates of recipients …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/21): Times Not to Act Cool

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

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North Platte Weather-April 21

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in …Read More

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Fun Events Planned at Wildcat Hills Nature Center in Nebraska Panhandle

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A series of workshops and other fun events for outdoor lovers is being planned at the …Read More

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