Pete Ricketts

Gov.-Elect Ricketts Announces Inauguration Plans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts and Nebraska’s next first lady, Susanne Shore, have announced a series of inauguration …Read More

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Same-Sex Couples Sue Nebraska for Marriage Recognition

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Seven same-sex couples have filed a lawsuit to have their marriages recognized in Nebraska. The American …Read More

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NP Man, 19, Accused of Assaulting 15 YO

A 19-year-old North Platte man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a juvenile. North Platte Police were dispatched to …Read More

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‘Click It or Ticket’ Campaign Urges Motorists to Buckle Up

Reduce serious injury and fatality crashes, increase visibility and raise awareness during one of the busiest travel holidays are the …Read More

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Nebraska Traffic Stops Lead to Meth, Marijuana Arrests

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol seized methamphetamine and marijuana in three separate traffic stops on Interstate 80 over the …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (11/14-11/17)

  COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 11/14/2014 01:33:11 SUSPICIOUS PERSON “1200 RODEO RD NORTH PLATTE, NE 69101″ 11/14/2014 …Read More

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NP Woman Accused of Running Over Husband with Children in Car

A North Platte woman was arrested over the weekend after she allegedly ran over her husband. At around 9:30 a.m., …Read More

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NP Man Calls Police After He Assaults 2-Year-Old

A 22-year-old North Platte man is facing child abuse charges after he allegedly called police to report that he had …Read More

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North Platte Weather-November 17

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/17): Our Version of the Personal Ads

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

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Obscure Nebraska Panel May Hold Sway Over Pipeline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Congress is scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the project could still …Read More

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Nebraska Dam Repair to Cost $12.3M

REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin repairing the Harlan County Dam’s discharge gates …Read More

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Heart Stents May Require Longer Blood Thinner Use

CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/16): Simmer Down Now

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

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Nebraska, Iowa Dealing with Wintry Weather

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Residents in Nebraska and Iowa are getting a shot of snow more than a month before …Read More

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Ricketts to Keep DMV Director Lahm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts says Rhonda Lahm will remain in her position as head of the Nebraska …Read More

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NPPD to Keep Rates Steady in 2015

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — For the second straight year, Nebraska’s largest public power utility will not raise electricity rates. The …Read More

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New Insurance Enrollment Period Opens in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans can once again sign up for health insurance under the federal health care law, starting …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/15): Do Ya Feel Lucky Punk?

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

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Jury Selection Starts in Nebraska Murder Case

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a Wyoming teenager accused of killing a Scotts …Read More

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Nebraska Cigar Bars Lose Latest Smoking Ban Appeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has decided not to reconsider its ruling that threw out exceptions to …Read More

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Study Finds as World Warms, US Gets More Lightning

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says lightning strikes in the United States will likely increase by nearly 50 percent …Read More

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Nebraska Panhandle Man Gets 20 Years for Incest

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A 38-year-old Nebraska Panhandle man has been given 20 years in prison for incest. The Chadron …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/14): We’re Bringing Sexy Back

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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