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Fire chars pasture near Highway 83

A hot wheel bearing that came off of a semi trailer is to blame for a fire that quickly blackened a pasture on Highway 83 North of North Platte near mile marker 89.

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Friday 04/24/2015
Bluegrass Festival kicks off
Posted: April 24, 2015

Lawn and patio chairs filled the floor of the beef barn at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds Thursday, as bluegrass fans kicked back to welcome the 15th Annual Country Bluegrass Festival.

NPHS students add own twists to production
Posted: April 24, 2015

Local students will reenact a production long considered an American classic, but have added their own secret twists to the plot to make it more relevant and interesting.

Monday 04/13/2015
UPDATE: Garage fire extinguished Sunday night
Posted: April 13, 2015

North Platte Firefighters were stretched thin Sunday afternoon and evening as they fought three separate fires across the area, including a fire that destroyed a detached garage at 2302 W. E St.

Wednesday 04/01/2015
Lex fire deemed arson
Posted: April 01, 2015

LEXINGTON — A fire that destroyed a Lexington business Sunday is being investigated as arson.

Tuesday 03/31/2015
Dry storms fuel weekend blazes
Posted: March 31, 2015

More than 25,000 acres of Sandhills ranchland were consumed by a grass fire Saturday night into Sunday afternoon.

Lex fire destroys Roof Pros
Posted: March 31, 2015

LEXINGTON — An intense fire heavily damaged the Roof Pros building in Lexington Sunday morning.

Thursday 03/19/2015
UPDATE: Woman dies in auto acccident
Updated: March 19, 2015 - 3:43 pm

UPDATE: 11:44 a.m.

Sunday 03/15/2015
The day was perfect for a parade
Updated: March 15, 2015 - 3:01 am

There was a wee bit ‘o luck on Saturday as the weather provided blue skies and a beautiful day for a St. Patrick’s Day Parade in North Platte.

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