Michael Fiscus

Mitchell Man Charged for Role in Fatal 2013 Crash

MITCHELL, Neb. (AP) — A Mitchell man faces charges of motor vehicle homicide for the death of a Gering man. …Read More

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Nebraska Insurer Rejects Medical Network’s Offer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the …Read More

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Republican River States Promise to Be More Cooperative

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The three states crossed by the Republican River have agreed on a new approach to managing …Read More

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Thanksgiving Getaway: 46.3 Million to Hit the Road

NEW YORK (AP) — There is good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The …Read More

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Eric Burke

NP Man Accused of Shooting Man During Altercation

A North Platte man is in jail following an altercation that ended with a man being shot. At around 10:45 …Read More

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Official: Nebraska Man Critically Injured by Train

CAMBRIDGE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man in southwest Nebraska has been critically injured after a train collided with …Read More

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North Platte Weather-November 20

Today: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 40. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Tonight: Mostly …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/20): What Made You Think That?

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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New Nebraska Tax Law Likely to Slow Revenue Growth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s state tax revenue likely won’t grow as fast in the future because of a law …Read More

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Oil Pipeline Still in Limbo After Vote in Congress

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The proposed oil pipeline linking Canadian producers to the U.S. Gulf Coast isn’t much closer to …Read More

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William Pritchard

Nebraska Man Gets Prison for Enticement Charge

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to up to three years in prison for texting nude …Read More

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Chad Williams

NP Man Accused of Choking, Threatening Girlfriend with Knife

A North Platte man has been charged with a felony after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend. At around 10:45 p.m., …Read More

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All-Female Nebraska Court of Appeals Panel Hears Arguments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An all-female panel of the Nebraska Court of Appeals has heard oral arguments for the first …Read More

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AAA: Nebraska Average Fuel Price Drops Below $3

The statewide average price for regular unleaded gasoline in Nebraska dropped below $3 a gallon this week, reports AAA. Today’s  …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (11/18-11/19)

  COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 11/18/2014 00:49:21 NO PROOF OF INSURANCE “1400 E 4TH ST NORTH PLATTE, …Read More

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McCook Man Pleads No Contest in Assault on Officer

McCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A man in southwest Nebraska has pleaded no contest to attacking a police officer at a …Read More

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Minden Mayor Asks Resident to Remove Sign

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The mayor of a central Nebraska community is bemoaning the public fervor over a resident’s sign …Read More

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New York Woman Charged After Raising Ruckus at Great Plains Health

A 29-year-old New York woman is facing criminal charges after she caused a scene at Great Plains Health, in North …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/19): I May Have Peed a Little

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-November 19

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 7 to 13 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. …Read More

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Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing at Chadron Airport

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a twin-engine aircraft had to make an emergency landing at a municipal airport in …Read More

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MPCC Students Win National PBL Awards

Three Mid-Plains Community College students have been named Phi Beta Lambda national award winners. They were recognized Monday at the Nebraska State …Read More

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(UPDATED) BREAKING NEWS: NP Police Dealing with Barricaded Subject Near Elementary School

UPDATE 3:14 p.m., November 18 North Platte Police have taken the subject into custody. Officer Rodney Brown said the female …Read More

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Dylan Cardeilhac

Lawyer: Teen Didn’t Mean to Kill Nebraska Jailer

GERING, Neb. (AP) — The attorney for a Wyoming teenager accused of attacking a western Nebraska jailer says his client …Read More

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