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Fall Events Encourage Tree Planting in Nebraska

(AP) — Nebraskans are being encouraged to plant trees this fall to replace ones lost to drought and enhance their …Read More

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North Platte Weather September 19th

Today: Isolated thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as …Read More

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North Platte Weather Sept. 17

Today: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 84. South wind 9 …Read More

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NPHS Students Team Up with UNL Extension to Promote ‘Get Fit’ Day

North Platte High School Students are teaming up with the University of Nebraska Extension to promote “Get Fit” Day in …Read More

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North Platte Weather September 11

Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near …Read More

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Columbus Man Charged with Distributing Child Pornography

(AP) — A 39-year-old Columbus man has been charged with two counts of distributing child pornography. Police arrested Edward Johnson …Read More

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Merger Creating New Banking Entity in Nebraska

(AP) — The merger of two Nebraska banks will create a new banking entity: Heartland Bank. The merger of Geneva …Read More

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18-Year-Old Charged in Nebraska Cemetery Vandalism

(AP) — An 18-year-old Saronville man has been charged with felony criminal mischief, accused of vandalizing an old cemetery in …Read More

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Tiny Oklahoma Town Tries to Rid Water Supply of Worms

(AP) — A northeast Oklahoma town is temporarily without a water supply after city workers found worms in the municipal …Read More

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North Platte Weather August 28th: Hot and Hotter

Today: Sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with …Read More

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Omaha Woman, 87, Says She’s Got a Gun for the Next Crook

(AP) — An 87-year-old Omaha woman says she’s got a gun for the next crook who wants to steal from …Read More

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North Platte Weather August 27th-Heat Advisory

Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around …Read More

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Major Wind Farm Being Built in Southeast Nebraska

(AP) — Construction of a 75-megawatt wind farm is underway in southeast Nebraska. A series of flatbed trucks loaded with …Read More

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Gravestones Vandalized at Nebraska Cemetary

(AP) — Nearly 50 gravestones have been pushed over and some damaged at a south-central Nebraska cemetery. Hamilton County Sheriff …Read More

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Veteran U.S. Judge to Retire from the Bench in Nebraska

(AP) — A judge has announced his intention to retire after dispensing federal justice in Nebraska for more than 44 …Read More

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Omaha Private Eye Denies Scam Allegations

(AP) — A 67-year-old private investigator in Omaha has denied federal allegations that she scammed a woman out of more …Read More

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Republican Beau McCoy Enters Nebraska Governor’s Race

(AP) — Republican state Sen. Beau McCoy is planning to jump into the 2014 Nebraska governor’s race. A campaign spokesman …Read More

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Norfolk Police Capture Escaped Nebraska Inmate

(AP) — Authorities say they’ve captured an inmate who escaped the Thurston County Jail in the northeast Nebraska city of …Read More

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Aid, Outreach Credited for Nebraska College Attendance

(AP) — Nebraska college administrators say a combination of financial aid and outreach programs have helped increase the percentage of …Read More

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Four Companies Seek to Cover Uninsured Nebraskans

(AP) — Four companies intend to sell health insurance to Nebraskans who can’t get coverage from their employers. The companies …Read More

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Iowa Man Dies in Douglas County Jail

(AP) — Officials say an Iowa man has died in an Omaha jail. The Douglas County Department of Corrections reported …Read More

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More Cameras to Stream Shows at Nebraska State Fair

(AP) — Additional cameras have been added to live stream livestock shows at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. …Read More

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North Platte Weather August 21-Could Be a Wet One

Today: Scattered thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance …Read More

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Former Nebraska Therapist Ordered to Pay $1.3 Million to the State

(AP) — A former western Nebraska therapist has been ordered to pay the state $1.3 million for committing Medicaid fraud. …Read More

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