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Public Input Sought on Potential NP Post Office Consolidation

The hot topic at the North Platte City Council meeting Tuesday evening was the potential consolidation of postal services in …Read More

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USGS: High Plains Aquifer Groundwater Declining

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says groundwater levels are declining in an aquifer that serves parts of …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/17): Singled Out

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

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North Platte Weather-December 17

TodayCloudy, with a high near 26. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. TonightA chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm, …Read More

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Keystone Pipeline to Top Senate Agenda Next Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in …Read More

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ACLU Sues Nebraska Prisons After Prison Assault

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ACLU of Nebraska is suing state prison officials on behalf of an inmate who says …Read More

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Grand Island Residents Upset Over Odor from Plant

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Residents in Grand Island are raising a stink over a stinking pile of byproduct from …Read More

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Grand Island Police: Man Wielding Board Was Chasing Burglary Suspect

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man seen running down a Grand Island street wielding a two-by-four was …Read More

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Smoking Continues in Nebraska Cigar Bars

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One Nebraska bar owner is frustrated over cigar bars still allowing indoor smoking following a ruling …Read More

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Western Nebraska Residents Dig Out from Snow

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Residents in western Nebraska are still digging out after more than foot of snow fell in …Read More

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Offer to Trade Pot for Xbox Lands Nebraska Couple in Jail

An offer to trade marijuana for a gaming system, led to the arrest of a Hay Springs couple. Christopher Ames, …Read More

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Grand Island Man Shot to Death at Gibbon Plant

A 34-year-old Grand Island man is dead, and another is in custody following a shooting at a Gibbon plant. According …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/16): Embrace the Process

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

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North Platte Weather-December 16

TodayPartly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the …Read More

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Panel Calls for Reforms, Firings in Nebraska Prison System

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska legislative committee is calling for more prison administrators to lose their jobs as part …Read More

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NP Business Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minor

The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) conducted compliance checks over the weekend at 16 retail alcohol outlets in Lincoln and Perkins …Read More

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Windmill Back at Park Near Gibbon

GIBBON, Neb. (AP) — A windmill that was taken down after it was damaged in a 2007 storm will once …Read More

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Anjellycka Heisz is currently at Madonna Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln receiving treatment for injuries sustained in a November 26 accident near North Platte. (Facebook Photo)

Assistance Sought for Stapleton Girl Injured in Crash

It was the day before Thanksgiving when a little girl’s life was changed forever. Now, that little girl is in …Read More

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Cozad Man, 21, Killed in Crash

COZAD, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old Cozad man has died in a single-vehicle crash in central Nebraska. Jacob Kappes was …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/15): Is There Something Funny Here Boy?

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

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North Platte Weather-December 15

Today: Snow with areas of blowing snow before noon, then a chance of snow between noon and 3pm, then a slight …Read More

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McCook Leaders Propose Bigger Work Ethics Camp to State

MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is considering spending roughly $260 million to expand three prison facilities, but officials in the …Read More

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Hot Sheets (12/14): As If You Didn’t Know

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

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Hearing to Be Held on Dismissing Nebraska Water Lawsuit

BEAVER CITY, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for Nebraska and a group of southwest Nebraska irrigators suing the state will spar …Read More

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