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North Platte Weather-April 15th

Today: Sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Tonight: Partly …Read More

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Neb. Mom Doesn’t Want State Testing for Her Kids

(AP) — A southeast Nebraska woman is joining some other parents across the nation in deciding their children will not …Read More

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Neb. Officials Encourage Volunteering April 20-26

(AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is encouraging all Nebraskans to volunteer next week. ServeNebraska week is April 20 to 26. …Read More

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NP Man Arrested for Assaulting Wife, Child

A North Platte man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted his wife and child. At around 8:30 p.m., on …Read More

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Burwell Schools Maintain Tighter Security

(AP) — Officials are maintaining the tighter security at Burwell schools more than a month after a menacing letter was …Read More

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NP Woman Charged in Menards Theft

A North Platte woman has been charged in connection with a theft from Menards earlier this month. On April 2, …Read More

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Neb. Officials Fight Deposition in Ward Theft Case

(AP) — The attorney for a western Nebraska woman accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from state wards is seeking …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/14): Rare Occurrences

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North Platte Weather-April 14th

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high …Read More

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Neb. Bicycle Ride Features 476-Mile Route in 2014

(AP) — This year’s Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska will follow a 476-mile route across the northern part of the state. …Read More

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Neb. Looks to Join States in Fighting Wildfires

(AP) — Nebraska is on the cusp of joining forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas to help fight rural …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/13): Long Days and Lonely Nights

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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Nebraskan Pleads Not Guilty in Suicide Case

(AP) — A western Nebraska woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she helped her husband kill himself and …Read More

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Teen Charged in Neb. Jail Guard Killing Charged with Robbery

(AP) — A 15-year-old Wyoming boy charged with killing a Nebraska jail guard has pleaded guilty to the crime that …Read More

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Neb. Entities Get Breast Cancer Screening Grants

(AP) — A breast cancer charity is giving nearly $500,000 in grants to Nebraska entities that are expected to provide …Read More

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Neb. Schools Could See Intervention Team

(AP) — Underperforming schools will soon be aided by a state intervention team, under a bill signed into law this …Read More

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New Website Promotes Nebraska Ecotourism

(AP) — Creators of a new website hope to guide people in discovering ecotourism opportunities in Nebraska. The site is www.visittheprairie.com and …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/12): It’s a Hard Knock Life

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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Facebook Photo Leads to Child Porn Charge for NP Man

A North Platte man is facing a child pornography charge over an image posted on his Facebook page. According to …Read More

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Man Charged in Custer County Crash Death

(AP) — Authorities say a 43-year-old Arnold man has been charged for a collision March 18 in Custer County. William …Read More

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Nebraska Needs Ag Educators, Farm Group Says

(AP) — The Nebraska Farm Bureau has announced a new scholarship and loan assistance program to help schools find enough …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/11): Born Under a Bad Sign

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: Sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Tonight: Partly …Read More

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Neb. Legislature Rejects Roads Bonding Bill

(AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have rejected a proposal to allow roads projects to be financed with bonds. Lawmakers fell short …Read More

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