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Yesterday | North Platte Bulletin

Razes sentenced for theft

Dennis Razes was convicted Monday of theft by unlawful taking of items worth up to $1,500, after a plea deal was worked out with the Lincoln County Attorney.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Tuesday | North Platte Bulletin

Jail, prison sentences handed down for assault, meth

Travis Louthan, 35, will serve two consecutive 180-day sentences in the county jail for driving under suspension and third-degree assault, following action Monday in Lincoln County District Court.

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Related Topix: Prison, Sutherland, NE

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Supreme Court Revives Case Against Utility Employees

The Nebraska Supreme Court has revived the case against two utility employees accused of violating campaign laws.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Ranchland fire menaces homes in western Nebraska

The fire was reported Wednesday afternoon along U.S. Highway 83, about halfway between North Platte and Stapleton to the north.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE, Stapleton, NE, Maxwell, NE

Wed Aug 13, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Council considers more money for Chamber

Last year, the city council cut its donation to the North Platte Chamber and Development Corporation.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE, Hastings, NE

Mon Aug 11, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Truck driver faces DUI charge

Kelly Merritt pled not guilty Monday to driving under the influence and refusing to submit to a breath test, after he apparently rolled his semi-truck Saturday.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Woman dies from injuries in Nebraska crash

The North Platte Telegraph reports that Janel Godfrey, of Sutherland, was driving on the eastern edge of the city Friday evening when she crashed into a tree.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, North Platte, NE, Sutherland, NE

Thu Aug 07, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

County court report: Drugs, assaults, theft

The Lincoln County courts were busy Thursday, as several suspects in meth, assault and theft cases appeared before the judge.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sutherland, NE

KHGI

Omaha man gets 5 years for North Platte robbery

A 36-year-old Omaha man has been given five years in prison after making a plea deal with prosecutors in western Nebraska's Lincoln County.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Wed Aug 06, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Man accused of sex assault pronounced dead

Christopher Taylor, who tried to kill himself in the Lincoln County Jail six days earlier and had clung to life since, passed away at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Tue Aug 05, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Sailor sentenced to 14-22 years for sexual assault

Schaetzle was convicted on March 13 after a two-day trial before a jury of 10 men and 2 women.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Sat Aug 02, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Sheriff: Look out for paving scammers

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has received information that a phony paving company may be operating in southwest Nebraska.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Burglary charges dismissed due to lack of evidence

Sarah Herweh got out of jail Thursday after Lincoln County Judge Kent Turnbull ruled there was insufficient probable cause to prosecute her for two burglaries.

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Related Topix: Hershey, NE

North Platte Bulletin

Inmate attempts suicide, in intensive care

Around 8 p.m. Thursday, a North Platte man who was charged Wednesday with sexual assault of a child tried to hang himself in the Lincoln County Jail.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Tue Jul 29, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Commissioners approve new lease for visitor's bureau

The Lincoln County Visitor's Bureau is moving to new, more visible location on North Platte's main I-80 interchange.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE, Red

Mon Jul 28, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

District court: Edington gets 300 days

Tina Edington appeared before Lincoln County District Court Judge Donald Rowlands Monday for sentencing on two probation violation charges.

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North Platte Bulletin

Electric company: Protest proposed regulations

The Dawson Public Power District, which provides electricity to about one-third of Lincoln County, says "the EPA wants to impose more regulations on existing power plants that will effectively outlaw our coal-fired power plants."

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Sutherland, NE

Wed Jul 23, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Rape charge dismissed against Hershey teen

Charges have been dropped against a 19-year-old Hershey man who was charged July 7 with first-degree sexual assault.

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Related Topix: Hershey, NE, North Platte, NE

North Platte Bulletin

Enduring monument to be set back

On Monday, the Lincoln County commissioners discussed a short move for the heavy patriotic monument and flags that fly above it at Fourth and Jeffers.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Tue Jul 22, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Ticket sales open for Florida-Georgia Line concert

Writers of a poetry book, The Untidy Season , will be in North Platte Saturday to appear at Open Mic Nite at A to Z Books.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Country, North Platte, NE

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