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North Platte Weather-July 15

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Tonight: Isolated showers …Read More

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Transients Busted with Stolen Vehicle at Maxwell Lake, 3rd Suspect Sought

Three transients are being charged after they were busted with a stolen vehicle at a Maxwell Lake. At around 9:50 …Read More

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NP Brothers Charged in Attack on Man

Two North Platte brothers are facing multiple charges after they allegedly attacked a man in his home. At around 2:00 …Read More

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Veteran Designation Now Available for Nebraska Licenses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska veterans now have the option to display their status on driver’s licenses and state identification …Read More

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Texas Man Wins Buffalo Chip Toss in Nebraska

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A Texas man has won the men’s championship at the annual World Championship Buffalo Chip Toss …Read More

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Nebraska Association Wins Rural Lawyers Grant

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The American Bar Association is helping Nebraska steer law students to rural communities. The national group …Read More

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NP Woman Accused of Dumping Hot Soup on 12-Year-Old

A North Platte woman has been arrested on a child abuse charge after she allegedly dumped a bowl of hot …Read More

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NP Duo Busted with 80 Grams of Meth

A man and woman from North Platte are in jail on felony charges after they were busted with a large …Read More

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Kearney Police Investigate Stabbing, Suspect in Custody

The Kearney Police Department is piecing together the details of a stabbing early Saturday morning. At around 4:00 a.m., on …Read More

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Got a Rash? iPad, Other Devices May Be the Cause

CHICAGO (AP) — Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of …Read More

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Nebraska Tanning Bed, Novelty Lighter Bills to Become Law in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New restrictions on tanning beds, novelty lighters and manure spills in Omaha are about to become …Read More

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Hot Sheets (7/14): The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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-July 14

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind 8 to 13 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around …Read More

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Lighting Kills Nebraska Man in Rocky Mountain National Park

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — For the second day in a row, lightning has been blamed in the …Read More

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US Gas Prices Drop 4 Cents to $3.67 a Gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has …Read More

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Nebraska Roads Plan Open for Public Comment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Roads is accepting public input on its statewide transportation improvement plan. The …Read More

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Kearney Woman Dies from Lawnmower Burns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Kearney woman has died from the severe burns she received in a lawnmower accident last …Read More

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Scholarship Honors Nebraska Politico Boosalis

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The deadline for scholarships honoring the late Nebraska political pioneer Helen Boosalis is almost here. Boosalis, …Read More

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47 Killed on Nebraska Roads Through March

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Newly released reports show that nearly four dozen people were killed on Nebraska roads in the …Read More

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Hot Sheet (7/13): People Are Strange

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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Hot Sheets (7/12): The Things Legends Are Made Of

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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Interim Superintendent Named for NPPS

The North Platte Public School District Board of Education has named an interim Superintendent for the 2014/2015 school year. In …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (7/10-7/11)

  Courtesy of the North Platte Police Department 07/10/2014 01:03:30 SPEEDING 600 N POPLAR ST NORTH PLATTE, NE 69101 07/10/2014 …Read More

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Court Ruling Favors NPPD Over Irrigators

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld a decision favoring a public power district’s right to water …Read More

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