Michael Petersen

Nebraska Man Gets Life for Killing Divorce Lawyer

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A 58-year-old Nebraska man who’s already serving a life sentence for shooting his ex-wife to …Read More

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fatal-accident

Teen Who Was Allegedly Texting and Driving Charged in Crash Death Near Sidney

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A 16-year-old Nebraska boy who told officers he’d been texting before a fatal collision has been …Read More

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farmers-almanac

Almanac Predicts Colder Winter, Hotter Summer

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Winter’s going to be colder than usual and next summer hotter. So says the Old Farmer’s …Read More

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Governor Heineman Completes Ice Bucket Challenge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman took an ice-cold shower outside his home to raise awareness about a devastating …Read More

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nationstar-mortgage

Texas-Based Lender Axing 90 More Nebraska Jobs

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say a Texas-based mortgage company will be eliminating 90 more jobs at its Scottsbluff …Read More

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Don Stenberg

81 Nebraska Schools Used Financial Literacy Program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Treasurer Don Stenberg says 81 Nebraska high schools took advantage of a new, state-sponsored financial …Read More

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north_platte_patch

NP Police Identify Body Found Near McDonald’s

North Platte Police have identified the body found near McDonald’s. According to Officer Rodney Brown, the body was identified as …Read More

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testing

Nebraska ACT Scores Top National Average

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska’s 2014 high school graduates scored higher on the ACT college entrance …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (8/20): So This Is Normal?

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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Forecast Graphic August 20 2014

North Platte Weather-August 20

Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 9 …Read More

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Eric Rocha

Scottsbluff Man Gets 5 Years for Sexual Assault

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to five years in prison after the Nebraska Supreme Court …Read More

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stun_gun

Report: Stun Guns Misused by Nebraska Officers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska law enforcement officers have misused stun guns in several recent incidents. …Read More

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usda

USDA Says Nebraska Crops Making Good Progress

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s crops are making good progress, but crops that lack irrigation are starting to show signs …Read More

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npcc

NPCC Student Check-In Set for Saturday

Student move-in day at North Platte Community College is set for Saturday, Aug. 23. According to Janelle Higgins, NPCC Dean of …Read More

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NP_CRIME_LOG

NPPD Crime Log (8/14-8/18)

  COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 08/14/2014 00:42:41 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE “1400 S DEWEY ST NORTH PLATTE, NE 69101″ …Read More

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jail

Man Gets 12-20 Years for Lexington Stabbing Death

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been given 12 to 20 years in prison for fatally stabbing another …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (8/19): Loners and Rebels

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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Forecast Graphic August 19 2014

North Platte Weather-August 19

Today: Sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east southeast 12 to 17 mph in …Read More

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Former Miss Nebraska Contestant Files Amended Lawsuit

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A former Miss Nebraska contestant has filed an amended lawsuit over injuries she suffered when a …Read More

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James Burnside

NP Man Pleads Guilty in Child Porn Case

A 57-year-old North Platte man has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. James Burnside appeared in Lincoln County District …Read More

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Johnathon Hernandez

NP Man Makes Plea Deal in Sexual Assault Case

A North Platte man accused of sexually assaulting two 15-year-old girls has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Johnathon Hernandez …Read More

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medicaid

Nebraska May Have to Repay $2.5M in Medicaid Money

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials want Nebraska to repay nearly $2.5 million because they say the state mishandled some …Read More

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custer-county-sheriff

Oklahoma Men Identified as Custer County Crash Victims

ARNOLD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of an Oklahoma man who died after a rollover accident in …Read More

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inmates

Some Kearney Residents Worry Over Re-Entry Center

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Some Kearney residents say they’re concerned about a re-entry center for federal prisoners that could be …Read More

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