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Search for Missing NP Teens to Resume Thursday

After another full day of searching for Lexi Wiezorek and Noah Ramos, family members will wait another day before the …Read More

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Nebraska Mandatory Minimum Sentences Stuck in Place for Now

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to limit mandatory minimum sentences for crimes like robbery, assault on a police officer …Read More

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Chadron Woman Gets Jail, Probation for Embezzlement

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A 25-year-old woman has been given jail time and probation for embezzling money when she worked …Read More

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Governor Ricketts Approves New Two-Year State Budget

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a new two-year budget that includes $408 million in state …Read More

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NDOR Releases April Fatality Toll

APRIL TRAFFIC FATALITY TOLL 16 During the month of April 2015, sixteen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska …Read More

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NSP Troopers Honored by MADD

(Lincoln, Neb.)- Sworn members of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) were honored during the 16thAnnual Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/20): When You Dream, Dream Big

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-May 20

Today: A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, …Read More

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Egg Prices Jump as Impact of Bird Flu Begins Pinching Supply

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices have surged higher as the death of millions of hens from bird flu …Read More

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Ricketts Approves New Penalties for Human Traffickers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Human traffickers could face harsher penalties and lawsuits under a new law signed by Nebraska Gov. …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Licenses Bill for Immigrants

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow driver’s licenses for immigrant youths brought to the country illegally as …Read More

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Nebraska Prison Where Inmates Revolted Losing Staff

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — Nine staff members have quit a Nebraska maximum security prison since inmates revolted last week and …Read More

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Report: Nebraskans’ Income Falls in 2014 from Year Before

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City shows lower crop prices in …Read More

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Drug Investigation Leads to Felonies for 2 NP Men

Two North Platte men are in custody on felony charges following a drug investigation by North Platte Police. According to …Read More

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NP Teens Missing After Driving into Swollen South Platte River

Authorities are searching for two North Platte teens after they drove into the raging South Platte River. At around 11:23 …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/19): Meth: The Choice of a New Generation

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-May 19

Today: Showers, mainly after 9am. High near 45. East wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. …Read More

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Nebraska Farmers Have Most of Their Corn Crop Planted

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Farmers had trouble getting out in the field last week because of widespread rain across Nebraska, …Read More

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MPCC’s Condon Named ‘Teacher of the Year’

Jean Condon has been named the 2015 Postsecondary Teacher of the Year by the Association for Career and Technical Education …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Back Study of Medical Cannabis Benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Less than a week after pushing a broad medical marijuana bill through a first-round vote, Nebraska …Read More

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Minnesota Insurer to Offer Nebraska, Iowas Marketplace Plans

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Minnesota-based health care insurer says it will offer individual policies on and off the Affordable …Read More

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One Injured in NP Mobile Home Fire

Update by the Associated Press NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A woman has been burned in a fire that destroyed …Read More

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Discovery Opens Door for Homemade Morphine, Painkillers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without growing opium …Read More

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Farm Finances Weaker at Start of 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Many farmers in the region are starting off the year in weaker financial shape than a …Read More

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