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Hot Sheets (4/16): How You Doin’?

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-April 16

Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 7 to 11 …Read More

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Nebraska Student Minimum Wage Bill Wins First-Round Approval

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska high school students could receive a lower minimum wage than other workers next year under …Read More

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Nebraska Hospitals Ambulances to Get Life-Saving Tool

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska hospitals and ambulance services will receive a life-saving tool as part of a nearly $6 …Read More

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Gothenburg Student Chosen as NPCC Business Student of the Month

Dalton Simants, of Gothenburg, has been named “Business Student of the Month” at North Platte Community College. His parents are …Read More

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Nebraska Updates Regulations on Dog, Cat Breeders

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Agriculture Department says it’s updated its regulations in an effort to police dog and …Read More

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Nebraska Bill to Scale Back Mandatory Minimums Advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to scale back the use of mandatory minimum prison sentences in Nebraska has won …Read More

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Christopher Davis

NP Man Found Passed Out in Stolen Vehicle

A North Platte man is in jail on felony charges after he was found sleeping in a stolen car. At …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/15): I Know I’m Not the Only One

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-April 15

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high …Read More

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Kearney Council Votes to Turn Over Land for Veterans Home

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Kearney City Council has voted to turn over to the state land where the Central …Read More

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Senators: More Scrutiny Needed for Proposed Wastewater Site

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State lawmakers are calling for greater scrutiny of a proposed disposal well for fracking water in …Read More

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Gov. Ricketts: Flags to Fly at Half-Staff Wednesday in Remembrance of Abraham Lincoln

Flags in Nebraska will be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, April 15, to honor our Nation’s 16th President. On Tuesday, …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Reject Increase in Tipped Minimum Wage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska waiters and waitresses will continue to make the same hourly wage they earned in 1991. …Read More

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North Platte Sends Last Appeal on Postal Service’s Move

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — North Platte officials have appealed to the Postal Regulatory Commission not to move retail services …Read More

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Arbor Day Celebration Planned at Bessey Ranger District & Nursery

Halsey – Celebrate Arbor Day this April 24th with a trip to the Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands, Bessey Ranger …Read More

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Pew Research Center: Teens Still Using Facebook

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite what you may have heard, the nation’s teenagers aren’t done with Facebook. According to a …Read More

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Maybelle Collins

Woman Sentenced for Role in North Platte Homicide

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A 32-year-old woman has been sentenced for her role in the western Nebraska slaying of …Read More

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Ricketts Signs Law to Boost Protections for Pregnant Workers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Pregnant workers will have the right to easier workloads and modified schedules under a new Nebraska …Read More

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University of Nebraska’s New President Touring Communities

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska’s new president is touring 20 communities in six days as he begins his …Read More

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Nebraska Gas Tax Increase Bill Headed to Final Vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed gas tax increase has advanced to a final vote in the Nebraska Legislature, despite …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/14): Choose Hugs, Not Drugs

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-April 14

Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 21 to 26 …Read More

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Nebraska AG Refers Probe Request to Outside Counsel

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A complaint sent to the attorney general’s office saying the Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission …Read More

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