Vikki Carlson

Carlson to Be Recommended as Next Principal at Adams Middle School

North Platte Public Schools Associate Superintendent Tami Eshleman will be recommending Vikki Carlson to the North Platte Public School District’s …Read More

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Fire Danger High in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming

DENVER (AP) — Dry weather and winds forecast to gust to around 45 mph are expected to raise the risk …Read More

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Statewide Tornado Drill to Be Held Wednesday in Conjunction with Severe Weather Awareness Week

The week of March 23-27, 2015 has been designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Nebraska. The week provides opportunities for …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (3/24): The Way the Cookie Crumbles

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-March 24

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 18 to …Read More

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Angela Buesing, of Gothenburg, prepares to take a job skills assessment test Monday at MPCC in North Platte. The college has been selected to receive a Career Preparedness Award. (Courtesy Photo)

MPCC Selected for Career Preparedness Award

Mid-Plains Community College has been named as a Career Preparedness Award recipient by the Nebraska ACT State Organization. The honor …Read More

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North Platte Public Schools 2015 Employees of the Year Named

The North Platte Public Schools Foundation has announced that Courtney Feeney, Dee Tuenge, Abigail Persinger and Vikki Carlson have been …Read More

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Attempt to Repeal Nebraska Helmet Law Fails

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attempt to repeal Nebraska’s motorcycle helmet law has stalled in the Legislature. Supporters on Monday …Read More

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GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 74

DETROIT (AP) — Families of at least 74 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will …Read More

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NEWSBOYS Signed for Nebraska State Fair Christian Concert

Since arriving on the scene from their native Australia, the NEWSBOYS have taken Christian music by storm.  The NEWSBOYS will …Read More

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4 NPHS Students Cited for Pot Possession Following Search by Law Enforcement

Several students at North Platte High School have been cited for marijuana infractions following a sweep of the school and school …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (3/23): Keep Your Eye on the Prize

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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Forecast graphic march 23 2015

North Platte Weather-March 23

Today: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming …Read More

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Nebraska Museum Hopes to Attract More Tourists This Year

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The Stuhr Museum hopes to attract more visitors this year thanks to a state tourism …Read More

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Longtime Nebraska Senator Flexes 2nd Skill: Sketching

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s longest-serving state senator is famous for his legislative skill, but he’s also honed a lesser-known …Read More

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Hot Sheets (3/22): Just Pretend It’s a Photo Shoot

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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Scottsbluff Woman Dies in Rollover Crash in Western Nebraska

MINATARE, Neb. (AP) — A 42-year-old Scottsbluff woman has died in a rollover accident near Minatare in western Nebraska. Corina …Read More

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Nebraska Again Holding National Essay-Writing Contest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is again holding an essay-writing contest for seventh- and eighth-graders to encourage participation in a …Read More

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Hot Sheet (3/21): We’ve Got to Quit Meeting Here

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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No Tornadoes Reported Anywhere Across the US in March

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. appears to be locked in a tornado drought as meteorologists have recorded only about …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of March 16)

Rudy Lee Perdomo, 24, Sutherland and Raeann Irene Gibson, 21, Sutherland   Joshua Lee Fletcher, 20, North Platte and Tammy …Read More

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Omaha Monsignor Installed as Bishop for Grand Island Diocese

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A monsignor from Omaha has been installed as the new Roman Catholic bishop for the …Read More

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Guy Eagle Elk

Teen Convicted of Aiding Slaying of Nebraska Jail Guard

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A jury has convicted a 17-year-old boy of helping plot a fatal attack on a Scotts …Read More

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Nebraska Helmet Repeal Debate Rolls on Without a Vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The effort to repeal Nebraska’s motorcycle helmet law won’t come to a vote until next week. …Read More

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