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North Platte Police looking for man tied to drugs, drug money

A weekend bust in North Platte netted methamphetamine, almost $4,000 in drug money, and an illegal firearm and gun. Police are now looking for Merrill Johnston, 35. Anyone with information is asked to call Police or Crimestoppers @ 308-534-8400 .

Lincoln County Commissioners approved an expansion of the Lincoln County Jail.

Maranatha Bible Camp and Retreat Center is getting ready for this year's Fall Festival. The camp's interns will host the annual festival every Saturday this October, featuring something for every age group.

Federal officials say the amount of water flowing down the lower Missouri River this year is approaching the 2011 record and a third round of flooding is expected this week after unusually heavy rains upstream.

Sidney Police warn residents of cut storage locks

Results for the Campfire Trail Run/Walk at Potter's Pasture 2019

Tony-winner and women's health advocate Phyllis Newman dies

County approves jail expansion

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Huskers vs. Ohio State to kickoff at night

State gives $3M to help with housing after spring flooding

Pals Brewing hosts craft beer festival

Nebraska property tax ballot drive gains steam, donations

New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns, AP source says

MPCC Rodeo Team member receives scholarship

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Many US women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens

More flooding likely along lower Missouri River this week

Wellfleet draws crowds for annual celebration

Balloon lift honors young boy killed in plane crash

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Huskers beat Northern Illinois, 44-8

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D'Leon's to open second location in NP

Reports: The Cars frontman, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ric Ocasek dead at 75

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Judge: Ky. man arrested after threatening to blow up Planned Parenthood

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