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Area Students to Receive LPN Pin from MPCC

NORTH PLATTE - Twelve students will graduate from the Mid-Plains Community College Licensed Practical Nursing program on June 30.

Big Red Feeds Named Top Seller by Furst-McNess (AUDIO)

BURWELL - Big Red Feeds LLC was recently named the 2016 Top Seller award recipient for the Furst-McNess Company. This is a nationwide award calculated by tonnage and total dollars sold.

State Auditor Charlie Janssen Plans to Seek Re-Election

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska State Auditor Charlie Janssen says he plans to seek re-election in 2018. Janssen announced his bid Wednesday.

Tuesday's Storm Causes Damage in Central, Western Nebraska

ARNOLD, Neb. (AP) - Storms that raced through Nebraska damaged buildings, toppled trees and knocked out power in several areas.

Affidavits Filed to Recall Two BBPS School Board Members

BROKEN BOW - Officials with Custer County have confirmed that affidavits have been filed for the recall of two members from the Broken Bow Public School Board.

New Police Officer Sworn in at Broken Bow City Council Meeting

BROKEN BOW - The Broken Bow City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, June 27. At the beginning of the meeting, David Taylor was sworn in as a new member of the Broken Bow Police Department.

Officials Reject Petition Over Grand Island Post Office

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Federal officials have dismissed a petition seeking review of a decision to close the downtown Grand Island post office.

Nebraska Agriculture Secretary to Visit China for Beef

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's agriculture secretary is traveling to China to celebrate the arrival of the state's first beef shipment in 14 years.

BD Among Nebraska Companies Joining Effort to Connect Youths to Careers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Three Nebraska companies are joining a state program intended to expose the state's youths to manufacturing and technology careers.

Kearney Man Runs from Sentencing Hearing

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) - A Kearney man has been arrested after police say he fled from a Buffalo County courtroom in the midst of his sentencing hearing on a drug conviction.

Grants Can Help Fight Erosion on Nebraska Cropland

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska farmers can apply for federal grants to help fight erosion on their land.

Mark Zuckerberg Visits Nebraska

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg paid a visit to Nebraska and Iowa and toured Union Pacific's railyard in central Nebraska.

Custer County 4-H Horse Show Results

BROKEN BOW - A 4H Open Custer County Horse Show took place June 17, 2017 at the Arnold State Recreation Area. T. L. Meyer of North Platte and Mikensie Wright of Broken Bow were the judges.

Blue Hill Man Pleads Not Guilty to Cattle Rustling

RED CLOUD, Neb. (AP) - A south-central Nebraska man accused of cattle rustling has pleaded not guilty.

Sargent Woman accused of Stealing Around $32K from Convenience Store

SARGENT, Neb. (AP) - Authorities have charged a Sargent woman with stealing thousands of dollars from a convenience store where she'd worked as a manager.