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KBI: Missing Kansas couple found in Nebraska

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kan. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has canceled the statewide silver alert for Russell Stevens, 76, and Mina Stevens, 71. The couple was located in North Platte, Nebraska by North Platte PD. Their family has been notified and is on their way to assist them with getting back to Lawrence.
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Statewide Silver Alert canceled after Kansas couple found in Nebraska

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - A statewide Silver Alert for 76-year-old Russell "Red" Stevens and 71-year-old Mina Stevens has been canceled after the couple was found in Nebraska. The couple was located in North Platte, Nebraska, by the North Platte Police Department. The family has been notified and is on...
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Custer County authorities seek man wanted on warrants

CUSTER COUNTY-The Custer County Sheriff's office is asking the public to help locate a wanted fugitive. Authorities said David Lynch, 30, is wanted on warrants for child abuse, 3rd-degree domestic assault, and terroristic threats. If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact local law enforcement or the Custer County...
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2 arrested for murder in Lexington drive by shooting

LEXINGTON, Neb.-Two men have been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder following a drive-by shooting earlier this month in Lexington. On July 6, Lexington police began investigating a drive-by shooting. Officers responded to the report of shots fired in the 800 block of West 9th St. and initially didn't find...
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Four brothers recognized for military service

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) -On Saturday, July 23, Quilts of Valor awarded four veterans who are brothers by service and by blood. “It feels really good,” said Quilt of Valor recipient Eddy Navarrete. Eddy served in the United States Army from 1970 to 1972. Eddy was an armored crewman based...
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Announcement for District 42 Legislature race

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The doors open Monday night at Pals Brewing Company in North Platte for a “special announcement event regarding Legislative District 42,” according to Lincoln County Commissioner Chris Bruns. The event is including Bruns, Sheriff Jerome Kramer, Dan Hudson, and State Senator Mike Groene. The announcement...
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North Platte man sentenced for fake passport

A North Platte man will spend time behind bars for possessing a fraudulent passport. Federal officials said Jesse Swartz, 31, was sentenced to 15 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In July of 2020, Swartz was involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident on Interstate 80 in Hamilton...
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Emergency Management prepping for severe heat

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) -During the next few days, a heat wave will be moving through the area, putting people and experts on alert. The Lincoln County Emergency Management team is always preparing to help as weather conditions change. “We are keeping contact with the National Weather Service.”. Emergency Director...
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Weather Alert Day: Dangerous heat expected for Tuesday and Wednesday

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - A dome of high pressure building into the region is expected to send temperatures soaring as we head over the next several days and when combined with dew points into the 60s and 70s, dangerous heat and humidity is forecast to impact the area both Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon. Heat Advisories are in place across parts of western Nebraska - including for North Platte and Lincoln County - from 12 PM Tuesday through Wednesday at 9 PM as heat index values in the afternoon and early evening hours are forecast to range between 100° and 108°.
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Kids race turtles and toads at Lincoln County Fair

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) -The Lincoln County Fair had many activities for kids. On Sunday, July 24, the Lincoln County Ag Society hosted the toad and turtle races. In order to participate, kids caught their own turtles and toads. For the races, the turtles and toads were placed in the center of a circle with a bucket over them. The turtles and toads then take off to see who is the fastest getting out of the circle.
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Second Annual Big Idea North Platte kicks off

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The Big Idea North Platte Contest is back in a very big way. The North Platte Area Chamber and Development Corporation kicked off the second annual event Monday morning. This year, they are partnering with Eagle Communications. The contest gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch...
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Rail Days is coming to town

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Rail Days 2021 is coming together. Monday, July 26, is the last day to register for the Canteen Cook-off. It is an exciting new event being brought to you at this year’s celebration. The actual events get underway on August 6, and run through August...
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