POT-BUST

Colorado Man Busted with 37 Pounds of Pot on I-80

(Minden, Neb.)- A traffic stop on Interstate 80 near the Minden exit in Buffalo County led to the seizure of …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (5/15): Like Gas Pain, But Not Really

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-Weekend

Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a chance of thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Some storms could be …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers Override Veto of Gas Tax Increase

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska motorists will pay higher taxes at the gas pump to cover road and bridge repairs, …Read More

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Reducing Dog Bites Starts with How Kids Approach Pooches

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service says there’s been a small rise in the number of mail carriers …Read More

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Ricketts: Nebraska Has Ordered New Death Penalty Drugs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says state officials have bought all three drugs required to carry out …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Avoid Banning LGBT Discrimination

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska senators have halted debate on a bill banning discrimination against gay and lesbian employees after …Read More

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A Food Poisoning Report with Good News: Fewer E. Coli Cases

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say fewer Americans are getting sick from a nasty germ sometimes found in undercooked …Read More

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Nebraska Closer to Giving Licenses to Immigrant Youths

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is a step closer to becoming the last state to issue driver’s licenses for youths …Read More

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Nebraska State Budget Breezes Through Final Legislative Vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have given final approval to a new $8.7 billion state budget that includes an …Read More

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Co-Op to Shift Production from Wyoming to Colorado, Nebraska

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Western Sugar Cooperative intends to expand the production capacity at plants in Nebraska and Colorado while …Read More

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No Front Plate Leads to Drug, Weapons Charges for NP Man

A North Platte man is facing numerous felony charges following a Wednesday evening traffic stop. At around 5:00 p.m., on …Read More

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MPCC Releases President’s, Dean’s Lists for 2015 Spring Term

Mid-Plains Community College has released the names of the students who have qualified for the President’s and Dean’s Lists for …Read More

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Lexington Police Seek Suspect in Armed Robbery

Lexington Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery. According to police, a search was executed on a …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (5/14): The Repeat Sheets

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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Forecast Graphic May 14 2015

North Platte Weather-May 14

Today: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west …Read More

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Nebraska Licenses Bill for Deferred Youth Faces Filibuster

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bipartisan effort to allow Nebraska driver’s licenses for deferred-action youths won’t pass without a fight. …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Nebraska Governor Declares Emergency to Help Battle Bird Flu

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts declared an emergency to make sure state agencies have what they need …Read More

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Gov. Ricketts OKs Bill Allowing Higher Brand Inspection Fees

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The cost of brand inspections for cattle could rise to as much as $1.10 per head …Read More

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Decision on Nebraska Oil Wastewater Site Challenged

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Landowners whose property is adjacent to a planned oil production wastewater site in the Nebraska Panhandle …Read More

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Panhandle Couple with Filthy Home Take Plea Deal in Child Abuse Case

MORRILL, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska Panhandle couple who authorities say lived in a filthy house with their five children …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (May 12-13)

COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 05/12/2015 00:27:32 PLATE CHECK “E 3RD ST /N JEFFERS ST NORTH PLATTE, NE …Read More

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US Corn, Soybean Crop Expected to Be Slightly Smaller

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The government says farmers are expected to grow 13.6 billion bushels of corn this year, …Read More

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Nebraska Mandatory Minimum Reform Bill Narrowly Passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to eliminate some of Nebraska’s mandatory minimum prison sentences and habitual criminal punishments has …Read More

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