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    Temporary Location for Visitor's Bureau

    NORTH PLATTE, Neb.-- The North Platte and  Lincoln County Visitor's Bureau is moving forward with plans as they remodel its new space. The Lincoln County Commissioners approved bids for the renovation ...

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    Bailey's Closes Its Doors

    One of the city's most popular restaurants closed its doors over the weekend. Bailey's American Cuisine announced the closure on its Facebook page, with no explanation why they were shutting down.

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    Lexington Considers Elementary Reconfiguration

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    Early Voting Begins

    Ballots for the general election are now printed and in the mail for those of us registered for early voting.

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    Girl Scout Kick Off

    We all love their cookies, but being a Girl Scout involves so much more than just fundraising and earning patches.

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    Ending On a Pie Note

    A local area team is doing their part to recognize September as childhood cancer month. The North Platte Lady Knights softball team took care of business on the field before participating in a fundraising event in order to help strikeout childhood cancer.

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    UNK Student Arrested After Ties To Threat

    UNK Police arrested a 19–year–old student — from Ogallala — tied with the evacuation of the campus library this week.

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    Student In Critical Condition After Altercation

    One high school junior remains in the hospital after an altercation at a Council Bluffs High school and another is now facing charges.

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    League Of Municipalities in North Platte

    NORTH PLATTE, NEB.-- Twice a year the League of Nebraska Municipalities puts together a conference for city leaders all over Nebraska. This year North Platte is home to the conference. The League of Nebraska ...

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    Lake Maloney Outlet Gates Maintence

    The outlet at Lake Maloney will undergo construction starting next week. The outlet gates have not been tended to the past 81 years.

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    Ebola Virus Free

    Dr. Rick Sacra, first came to the Nebraska Medical Center on September 5th after he was infected with the Ebola Virus while working in West Africa.

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    FOOTPRINTS "Slab" Gets A New Paint Job

    Lake Mac's iconic concrete slab is getting a new paint job.

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    Healthy Families America Has impact

    Healthy Families America helps new parents make sure their children are developing properly and gives them reinforcement in their parenting style.

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    Autopsy Results In Murder Case Released

    Autopsy Shows Sanchez Died From Blunt Force Trauma

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    Man Arrested After Fleeing Police

    NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- A North Platte man is behind bars after police say he fled in handcuffs. North Platte Police say it happened Tuesday at 7:25 p.m. Police say they spotted a car driven by Daniel Sullivan. The ...

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    Man Dies In Private Pond

    OGALLALA, Neb. -- An Ogallala man died Tuesday, after his kayak capsized in a private pond near Ogallala. Glen Bassett was on his pond a few miles west of Ogallala when his kayak capsized just before 10 ...

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    Beloved Restaurant Closes

    It's a place that had people coming from near and far to experience a taste of Italy, right here in Central Nebraska, but now this popular Italian restaurant in Cozad has to close.

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    Potential Tenants Tour Monroe Tenneco Plant

    Five years after it was announced that the Monroe Tenneco Plant was closing its doors, potential tenants toured the manufacturing facility Wednesday before it goes up for bid next month.

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    North Platte Police Officer Arrested For DUI

    Officer John Deal was arrested Monday night at 4th and Jeffers.

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    McGill Runs For State Auditor

    State senator Amanda McGill is hitting the campaign trail ahead of November's elections

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    Online Classes Helpful

    Some students at North Platte Community College Campus walk the hallways to attend class.Others take a different approach. Taking courses online

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    UNK Library Closes After Threats Online

    The University of Nebraska at Kearney Library and Miller Center was closed earlier this morning, because of anonymous threats sent by social media.

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    Roads Rank #2

    Gov. Dave Heineman highlighted the 21st Annual Highway Report on Wednesday that ranks Nebraska 2nd in the nation for overall highway performance and cost effectiveness.

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    The Skate Debate

    NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- Five years ago members in the community tried to raise money for a new skate park but their efforts failed. The no skateboarding sign put up near a skate shop in town has recently ...

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    Beef Prices Reach Record Highs

    NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- Beef prices at the grocery store are averaging over six dollars a pound which makes another new record for how much we're paying at the store. Beef experts say there is no way to ...