GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska troopers have seized 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms) of marijuana and arrested several people in five traffic stops in less than 24 hours on Interstate 80.
The Nebraska State Patrol says in a news release Thursday that the first stop occurred Tuesday ...
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CAMBRIDGE, Neb. (AP) — A March 4 sentencing hearing is scheduled for two 18-year-olds accused of planning to attack a high school in south-central Nebraska.
Furnas County Court records say Joseph Williams, of Oxford, and Aron McMains, of North Platte, pleaded no contest Monday to ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have charged a driver with manslaughter for the death of a pedestrian in North Platte.
Lincoln County Court records say 34-year-old Ryan Baade, of North Platte, also was charged Monday with failing to stop and render aid. He’s being held in the Lincoln ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who died at a hospital after being hit by a vehicle while crossing a road in North Platte.
He was identified as a North Platte resident, 65-year-old David Kohlmeier.
He was struck around 6:45 a.m. Friday by a ...
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run accident in North Platte.
A witness reported seeing the pedestrian hit and the vehicle leave the scene around 6:45 a.m. Friday.
The victim was pronounced dead at a hospital.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have once again rejected a push to elect all legislative committee leaders in a publicly recorded vote.
Lawmakers on Wednesday voted 25-22 against a proposed legislative rule that would have changed the current practice of choosing leaders by a ...
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FULLERTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a North Platte man died when the pickup truck he was in crashed in central Nebraska’s Nance County.
Station KNOP reports that ...
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Heavy snow, whiteout conditions reported in Nebraska
Heavy snowfall and blizzardlike conditions are being reported as a powerful winter storm moves through the middle of Nebraska.
The Nebraska Transportation Department closed Interstate 80 and U.S. Highway 30 in both directions Thursday, from Grand Island to North Platte. It cited whiteout ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The soybean crop was huge this year: An estimated 345 million bushels were produced in Nebraska and 4.6 billion bushels across the United States.
Both numbers are records. At the same time, demand is down because of Chinese tariffs.
Producers have been ...
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized nearly 80 pounds of marijuana in two recent traffic stops on Interstate 80 near North Platte.
The patrol says the first stop occurred Nov. 18, when a trooper stopped a car on suspicion of speeding and veering out ...
Pilot unhurt when landing gear on small plane collapses
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot was unhurt when his landing gear collapsed as he set down his small plane at North Platte Regional Airport in western Nebraska.
The incident occurred around 10 a.m. Monday. Airport manager Sam Seafeldt says the gear collapsed after the ...
Woman pleads not guilty to $33,000 theft from day care
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A woman accused of stealing $33,000 from a North Platte day care has pleaded not guilty.
Lincoln County District Court records say 44-year-old Michelle Seidler entered her pleas Monday to two counts of theft by deception and one of criminal impersonation. Her next ...
OVERTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old driver died after her vehicle crashed on Interstate 80 in central Nebraska.
The crash occurred around 7:20 a.m. Saturday, just east of the Overton interchange in Dawson County. The Nebraska State Patrol says the vehicle went out of ...
Officials release name of man who died at workplace
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who died after falling into some equipment at a plant on the eastern edge of North Platte.
Firefighters and medics were sent to Western Engineering Co. ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after falling into some equipment at a plant on the eastern edge of North Platte.
Firefighters and medics were sent to Western Engineering Co. around 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, but the 28-year-old man already had died. The Lincoln County ...
WALLACE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a truck driver was injured when his semitrailer rammed into a train at a crossing in western Nebraska’s Lincoln County.
Deputies were sent Monday to the state Highway 23 crossing just east of Wallace. The crossing has no crossing arms or flashing ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Two 16-year-old boys have been charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a man at a park in the western Nebraska city of North Platte.
The two Grand Island residents also were charged Monday in Lincoln County Court with use of a firearm to commit ...
2 teens arrested in connection with North Platte slaying
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have arrested two 16-year-old boys in connection with the fatal shooting a man in the western Nebraska city of North Platte.
It’s not clear what charges the boys will face or whether they will be charged as adults in the slaying of 22-year-old Ethan ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A North Platte police officer has been hospitalized following a fight with a suspect, who has been charged with attempted murder in the case.
Radio station KRVN reports that 27-year-old Walterio Seabrooks is being held on $1 ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized more than 80 pounds of marijuana and about 5,000 vaping cartridges containing hash oil in three separate traffic stops on Interstate 80 in recent days.
The patrol says the first stop occurred Saturday afternoon ...
Patrol releases name of man killed at railroad yard
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man killed at Union Pacific’s railroad yard in western Nebraska’s North Platte was run over by a fuel truck.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 42-year-old man died after an incident at Union Pacific’s railroad yard in western Nebraska’s North Platte.
Railroad spokesman Justin Jacobs says the incident occurred Saturday morning and involved a North Platte man who worked for a UP ...
Man fatally shot at park in western Nebraska’s North Platte
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old man was fatally shot at a park in the western Nebraska city of North Platte.
The shooting occurred Friday night at Centennial Park. Police say the victim and a friend met two other people there, and gunshots soon rang ...
California woman takes plea deal in Nebraska marijuana case
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A California woman accused of having marijuana for sale has been fined in western Nebraska.
Lincoln County District Court records say a judge told 51-year-old Jewel Estrada on Monday to pay fines of $5,000 and $5,000 restitution to Nebraska. Station
Las Vegas man charged in flight diversion to Nebraska
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a Las Vegas man after authorities say he threatened to harm people on an airplane earlier this week and caused the flight to be diverted to a Nebraska airport.
Prosecutors in Nebraska say 23-year-old Maurice Paola had an initial ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says thunderstorms that pounded western Nebraska with hail left a faint trail of damage detectable from a satellite.
A northwest-to-southeast line across the Panhandle can be seen from more than 22,000 miles above the Earth. The ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Balancing a career and family is a challenge for anyone. For these couples, the career happens under the same roof.
J.J. Connelly has spent 20 years patrolling the roads for Nebraska State Patrol Troop D’s headquarters in North Platte.
Seven years ago, his ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers found 115 pounds of marijuana hidden inside a vehicle that was being transported through Nebraska on an auto transport trailer.
The drugs were discovery Wednesday at a weigh-in station along Interstate 80 near North Platte. ...
ARNOLD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a South Dakota man may have had a medical issue before his truck ran off a state highway west of Arnold in central Nebraska.
The Custer County Sheriff’s Office says 56-year-old Steven Rogers was pronounced dead Tuesday at a North Platte ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Officials say disease didn’t kill the thousands of fish found dead along the shore and in a western Nebraska lake.
The fish kill was reported May 26 at Lake Maloney, which sits about 3 miles (5 kilometers) south of North Platte. Most of them were white ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police say a North Platte woman has been killed in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 just west of Lincoln.
BAYARD, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska tourist attraction has made several improvements that are drawing rave reviews from visitors.
Chimney Rock National Historic Site has added interactive history displays, the
HERSHEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man shot by officers during a chase in western Nebraska.
The North Platte Police Department identified him Tuesday as 30-year-old Luke Lefever.
Authorities say Lefever stole a utility vehicle Monday morning after escaping ...
HERSHEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man shot by officers during a chase in western Nebraska has been flown to Omaha for treatment.
North Platte police say the man stole a utility vehicle Monday morning after escaping from a struggle with a Dawson County deputy and a Gothenburg officer ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Officials are trying to determine what killed as many as 3,000 fish found dead along the shore and in a western Nebraska lake.
The fish kill was reported Saturday at Lake Maloney, which sits about 3 miles (5 kilometers) south of North Platte. Most of them were ...
STAPLETON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a North Platte man died when his car collided with an oncoming semitrailer in central Nebraska.
The collision occurred a little after 11 a.m. Thursday, 13 miles (22 kilometers) north of Stapleton on U.S. Highway 83. Nebraska State Patrol Capt. Marty ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The former director of North Platte’s Housing Authorities has pleaded not guilty to theft and several other charges.
Lincoln County District Court records say 42-year-old Jennifer Smith, of Hershey, entered the pleas Monday. The records also say federal ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a tractor safety course will be taught at a dozen locations across Nebraska in May and June.
There will be extensive training on tractor and all-terrain vehicle safety, with a variety of hands-on activities.
Teens 14 or 15 years of age are ...
Educator: Use soil thermometer to know when to plant vegetables
Although there may be warm days here and there, the cold winds and snows are reminders that it’s not summer yet. April snows tend to melt quickly though, which is a sure sign that the soil is warming up. David Lott, horticulture Extension educator, said it will need to be a lot warmer before ...
The memories and imaginations of writers from across Nebraska have been brought together in a new anthology.
“Voices from the Plains” is a collaboration of authors with the Nebraska Writers Guild. Five members were in North Platte Saturday to read from the anthology and sign copies for ...
Brought together by the railroad, two men are on a journey to preserve the history of the rails.
Don Kent and Steve Hoogheem, both of Iowa, stopped in North Platte to see Bailey Yard, the Golden Spike Tower, and they learned about the North Platte Canteen.
Hoogheem is a former Union ...
North Platte students staged a walk-out Friday in memory of those killed during the Columbine massacre and in solidarity with the March for Our Lives movement.
On the 19th anniversary of a mass shooting at Columbine High School, several North Platte students left their classrooms. They ...
Children and families in need will gain access to a new resource April 26 after the launch of CarePortal in North Platte.
CarePortal is a nationwide network that connects churches with local families in need. In Nebraska, the program was first implemented in Kearney by the Department of ...