Rodney Hongsermeier

North Platte Man Killed in Kansas Crash

COLBY – A semi driver died in an accident just before 5:30 p.m. on Saturday in Thomas County. The Kansas …Read More

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Agricultural Profits Rejuvenate Iowa, Nebraska Farms

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture officials say an increase in corn and soybean profit is bringing young Iowans and …Read More

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Wikipedia

Bison Returned to Central Nebraska Tallgrass Prairie

WOOD RIVER, Neb. (AP) — A small herd of purebred bison has been relocated to a few square miles in …Read More

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‘American Sniper’ Astounds with $105.3 Million Over MLK Weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Eastwood’s R-rated Iraq War drama “American Sniper” opened in January like a superhero movie in …Read More

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Man Rescued After Plunging Through Ice in Central Nebraska

LOUP CITY, Neb. (AP) — An ice fisherman has been pulled from Sherman Reservoir in central Nebraska after he and …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (1/19): A Beginner’s Guide to Failing Sobriety Tests

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-January 19

M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a …Read More

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North Platte Classes Could Help You Make Stuff Grow

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Are you yearning for spring and gardening? There are classes in North Platte to help …Read More

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Ricketts: Lowering Taxes, Balancing Budget Doable

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts says he’s confident Nebraska can balance its budget this year while chipping away …Read More

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Hot Sheets (1/18): Eerily Similar

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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University of Nebraska at Kearney Building Health Complex

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A 30,000-square-foot health complex in Kearney is nearly complete. The new $19 million Health Science Education …Read More

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Supporters Launch New Attempt to Exempt Cigar Bars from Nebraska Smoking Ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some state lawmakers are working to again exempt cigar bars from the state’s public smoking ban …Read More

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Kearney Sees Case of Whooping Cough in Student

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A central Nebraska health department has reported a case of whooping cough in a middle school …Read More

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Ben Sasse

Nebraska Republican Sasse Calls on Board of Ed Member to Resign

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Another Nebraska Republican leader is calling on a state education board member to resign in the …Read More

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Police: Mountain Lion Spotted Near Kearney School

Kearney Police are on the hunt for a big kitty after a mountain lion was spotted near a school. According to …Read More

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NP Attorney, Others Picked for Nebraska Advisory Council on Public Guardianship

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s new Advisory Council on Public Guardianship has been appointed. The new members include Douglas County …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Governor Ricketts Appoints Chief Operating Officer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed the president of TD Ameritrade Clearing Inc. to serve as …Read More

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Senators Seek to Capitalize on Nebraska’s Wind Energy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of senators says Nebraska is losing in the nationwide push for renewable energy. The …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (1/17): Maybe They Won’t Know It’s You

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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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of Jan. 12)

Justin Daniel Klein, 31, Valentine NE and Roka Loree Streiff, 26, Sutherland NE   Randy Lane Eckhoff, 55, Sutherland and …Read More

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Bill Would Eliminate Sales Tax for Nebraska Zoos, Aquariums

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One of the world’s top-ranked zoos could be exempt from Nebraska’s state sales tax under a …Read More

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Brenda Hicks-Sorenson

Ricketts Names New Nebraska Economic Development Director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has chosen a Wisconsin business recruiter to lead Nebraska’s Department of Economic Development. …Read More

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Greg Ibach

Nebraska Beef Exports Set New Record, Ag Director Says

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s beef exports have reached an all-time high as the state saw a significant increase in …Read More

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NP Animal Shelter Touts Low Euthanasia Rate in 2014

Statistics show that shelter euthanasia is the leading cause of death for dogs and cats in the United States. The …Read More

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