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Speed Stacks given to all North Platte elementary schools

"I think it means a lot. it means a lot that they recognized this company speed stacks, recognized what we were doing here in town and how impactful it was so they wanted to pay it forward and make an impact too and so this is what they did and that's just really cool," said Hales.

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-08-17 16:48:00

North Platte lawyer ordered by Nebraska Supreme Court to not practice for 45 days

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. —A lawyer in North Platte has been ordered by Nebraska Supreme Court to not practice for 45 days after failing to comply with court orders from previous cases.Martin Troshynski of Troshynski Law Office in North Platte had charges filed in March of 2017 by the office of the Counsel

NEBRASKATV - 2018-08-17 11:54:37

Police: Watch out for door-to-door scammers

On Monday, a woman reported that a man driving a black Jeep without doors came to her house and asked about its satellite dish, said police Public Information Officer Beth Kerr.

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-17 08:00:00

Storm causes severe damage to crops

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KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-08-16 17:05:00

Beef surplus could hurt ranchers

NORTH PLATTE, Neb.There's a surplus of beef occurring in the U.S.This is a result of the Chinese and Mexican tariffs against America causing a drop in exports.As a result 2.5 billion pounds of meat continue to pile up in U.S. storage according to the USDA. Sellers are having to drop prices in order

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-08-17 18:22:00

Chancellor Ronnie Green met with North Platte High School faculty

"The more contact, the more opportunity that the schools work directly in that way, the better for those students to sort our that complex world so I really congratulate the high school here on taking that step and being very proactive," said Green.

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-08-17 16:03:00

Family Health Services program recognized

The health service based in North Platte was awarded for its breastfeeding program as part of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC.

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-16 08:00:00

North Platte Community Playhouse Rummage Sale

NORTH PLATTE, Neb.-The North Platte Community Playhouse hosted a Rumage Sale to clear out their storage and make some money for the theatre.Thursday was the first day of a three day sale of extra inventory the theatre is looking to sell.Coordinator Sue McKain said they could hardly walk in their sto

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-08-16 16:34:00

Changes in property valuations affect owners’ tax bills

As today’s version of the chart illustrates, however, the changes in properties’ individual valuations also affect their owners’ tax bills.

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-16 08:00:00

Pigskin Preview: North Platte St. Pat's

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP)---St. Pat's following a winning season finishing 7-3, making it all the way to the playoffs in class C2.But this year they're seeing one of the smallest teams they have in years.With five seniors on the team, coach Dodson says they're 50/50 with returning experience; having


Volunteers wanted for Rail Days

The North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau is partnering with the Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center to seek ambassadors to act as step-on guides for the bus tours of Bailey Yard during the 2018 North Platte Rail Days.The bus tours are the most widely anticipated event of North Platte Rail D

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-16 08:00:00

Small earthquake hits central Nebraska

Related StoriesAnother mild earthquake shakes central NebraskaCentral Nebraska hit by three earthquakesARNOLD, Neb. (KCAU) - The U.S. Geological Survey report that another earthquake rolled in central Nebraska.Based offreports from the USGS, the earthquake was a magnitude of 2.7 and hit just before


Getting my wireless wires crossed and confused

They grow up on computers, iPads and cell phones. They take for granted that they know how to download programs, upload photos and can Skype Grandma on a whim.


After argument turned violent, woman threatened to slit man’s throat with a shard of glass

Police were called about 5:30 p.m. to a residence in the 900 block of North Madison Avenue, where they met with the woman and a man, said North Platte Police Public Information Officer Beth Kerr.


Roadwork on U.S. 89 nearing completion

"The concrete is reaching its useful life so we're having to do a lot of concrete repair, full depth concrete repair, going through and doing all the joint sealing and getting done with the concrete repair," said Thomsen.


Democratic governor candidate stops at Espresso Shop

Bob Krist and Lynne Walz, Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, spoke to a crowd at the Espresso Shop in North Platte on Tuesday, in their campaign tour across the state.George Haws / The North Platte Telegraph


71-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting a child

At 11:02 p.m. that night, officers met with the girl who reported the crime and family members in the 1100 block of South Tabor Avenue, Kerr said.


North Platte man charged with sexual assault of minor

Miguel Sifuentes, 71, was charged Friday with sexual contact with a minor, over the clothing.


Pigskin Preview: North Platte High Bulldogs

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP)---Head coach Todd Rice took the job at North Platte high and immediately got his guys in the weight room.Focusing on strength and conditioning, he says he wants aggressiveness from his players at all time and appreciates the buy in from the senior leaders on the team.Senior


Happy school year: NPPSD teachers prepare for fresh start

“Stay positive,” Jon Gordon encouraged North Platte Public Schools District teachers, paraprofessionals, staff and administrators Tuesday morning.