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149th name added to memorial

Friday’s Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony once again served as a reminder of the tight relationship between law enforcement officers and their families, and the debt we all owe to those who protect us. The 149th name of an officer who died in the line of duty was added...
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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North Platte Telegraph

Letter to the editor: Raceway deserves community support

Greeting, race fans, May 28 is almost here — first race of the season at Lincoln County Raceway. Sadly, it will be the last one for promoters David and Penny Craft. I guess because they do not live in North Platte, they don’t receive the backing and financial aid from many of the businesses of the city and county.
NORTH PLATTE, NE
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Nebraska deputy honored at law enforcement memorial in Grand Island

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A fallen Lincoln County deputy was honored Friday at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Memorial in Grand Island. Reserve Deputy Kevin Patrick Kennedy Jr. was added to the memorial’s wall. He died in 2020 of complications from COVID-19, according to his memorial page. Kennedy served...
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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Memorial Day travel increases tourism dollars

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Inflation continues to be a concern for many Americans approaching Memorial Day Weekend. Despite the rising and expensive costs of gas, tourism experts believe this will not stop travelers this upcoming holiday weekend. “Travelers are going to spend their money differently than they have in...
NORTH PLATTE, NE
North Platte Telegraph

Kevin Kennedy added to Law Enforcement Memorial in Grand Island

This year, Reserve Deputy Kevin Patrick Kennedy Jr. of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was added to the Law Enforcement Memorial wall in Grand Island. His daughter, Mary Ellen Kennedy, spoke at Friday’s ceremony. Kennedy died from complications of COVID-19 after contracting it in the line of duty. Kennedy was also honored in Washington, D.C., this week, and his name was added to the National Law Enforcement Memorial.
GRAND ISLAND, NE
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Road Ranches along the Oregon Trail

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Road ranches lined the Oregon-Mormon and Oregon-California trail from Nebraska City through the entire state of Nebraska. These ranches could be compared to present-day convenient stores. The road ranches provided travelers with essentials they may need or lost along their respective journeys. Many of the road ranches had replacement animals, flour, and wagon parts. Some had blacksmiths to repair travelers’ wagons.
NORTH PLATTE, NE
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Lincoln County's Most Wanted

Some warrants may no longer be active. Never attempt to apprehend a wanted individual, contact law enforcement. 1 warrant: Probation Violation; commit child abuse; attempt class 4 felony; possession on methamphetamine. Dixie L. Meyer. Age: 44. 1 warrant: Failure to appear; issue bad checks. Nathan M. Dubry. Age: 30. 1...
LINCOLN COUNTY, NE

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

Sometime between 5 am and 5 pm on February 15th, unknown suspects gained entry into a residence near the 1200 block of E 4th St. Once inside, the suspects removed jewelry and electronics along with other miscellaneous items from the building. Among the stolen items were two Canon Rebel G cameras and a Dell Laptop. The estimated total of the stolen items from the residence was around $3,800.
LINCOLN COUNTY, NE
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North Platte to hold community cleanup days

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The City of North Platte and Keep North Platte and Lincoln County Beautiful wants to encourage a cleaner community by holding cleanup days for households in North Platte May 27 - June 6. Roll-off dumpsters will be placed throughout the City and items will be able to be disposed in the dumpsters free of charge. The bins are offered for in-town residential customers and are not available for any commercial or business use.
NORTH PLATTE, NE
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NP Chamber ‘Shot in the Arm’ Housing Incentives Available, Sale Price Threshold Increases

According to a press release from the North Platte / Lincoln County Visitors Bureau, the sale price threshold for North Platte speculative single family house construction in the local ‘Shot in the Arm’ housing incentive program has increased to $325,000. It was previously capped at $285,000. The North Platte Area Chamber & Development Corporation made the announcement after confirming the change with Nebraska Department of Economic Development. The Nebraska Legislature adopted the new workforce housing threshold recently, and DED will accept it as a standard in existing programs also. To qualify, house construction may not have been started prior to April 18, 2022.
NORTH PLATTE, NE
North Platte Telegraph

3174 W Prairie Zephyr Lane, NORTH PLATTE, NE 69101

Details for 3174 W Prairie Zephyr Lane, NORTH PLATTE, NE 69101. On hold until June 3, 2022. Beautiful home at end of the road with wonderful hilltop views. 1/2 mile West of golf course. Extra large attached garage, set up for game processing & storage. All bedrooms have walk-in closets! Walk out basement to patios. Siding & roof 6 years old. Furnace December 2020 whole house surge protector, power setup to isolate house for a generator. Large garden with asparagus. Wild plum shelter belt, 2 sheds 8x12 & 16x20.
NORTH PLATTE, NE
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Memorial Day ceremony planned for Fort McPherson National Cemetery

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - A big comeback for many traditions now that the height of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to have leveled. At Fort McPherson, small flags on graves last year, placed by veterans, but no ceremony for the public. For Memorial Day 2022, however, a full ceremony returns.
NORTH PLATTE, NE
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Internal investigation into Veteran Service Committee

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Last week, concerned veteran Keith Howell informed the Lincoln County Commissioners about the invalid process of appointing members to the Veterans’ Service Committee. After an internal investigation, the board is making sure the new appointments and nominations are in corroboration with state statutes. Nebraska...
LINCOLN COUNTY, NE
North Platte Telegraph

Lincoln County Board Chair: County needs to follow state statute in reappointing pair of veterans panel members

Two members were removed from the veterans service committee on Monday, but not due to any individual misconduct, Lincoln County Board of Commissioners Chairman Chris Bruns said. The board failed to follow proper statutes in appointing Bradly Nelson and Troy Merritt to the commission, several veterans told board members in...
LINCOLN COUNTY, NE
North Platte Telegraph

St. Pat's boys golf wins D-4 District

The St. Pat’s boys golf team is heading back to Lake Maloney to defend its Class D state championship. Connor Hasenauer and Teegan Sonneman shot a 78 and a 79, respectively, on a day where most struggled as the Irish won the D-4 District tournament on Monday at River’s Edge Golf Club.
LINCOLN COUNTY, NE