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North Platte

(plăt), city (1990 pop. 22,605), seat of Lincoln co., W central Nebr., at the confluence of the North Platte and South Platte rivers; inc. 1873. It is a processing and shipping point for grain and livestock, with meatpacking plants and a railroad repair shop. Concrete blocks, sheet metal, wooden doors, lawn ornaments, soft drinks, and aprons are manufactured. Nearby is Scouts Rest Ranch (formerly a home of Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill,
1846–1917, American plainsman, scout, and showman, b. near Davenport, Iowa. His real name was William Frederick Cody. His family moved (1854) to Kansas, and after the death of his father (1857) he set out to earn the family living, working for supply trains
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, who lived in North Platte for 30 years), the site of summer rodeos. Fort McPherson National Cemetery is also there.

North Platte,

river, c.680 mi (1,090 km) long, rising in the Park Range, N Colo., and flowing in a great bend N through SE Wyo., then east across the plains of W central Nebr. to join the South Platte River at North Platte city and form the Platte River. The North Platte project and the Kendrick project utilize the North Platte's water for power and irrigation. Kingsley Dam (170 ft/52 m high and 3.4 mi/5.5 km long; completed 1942) near Ogallala, Nebr., is one of many dams on the river, and there are also large reservoirs. The valley of the North Platte was a chief route used by westward-bound pioneers. Fort Laramie National Historic Site is on the river near the mouth of the Laramie River.
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lodging industry, the ability to secure financing to fund the expansions of the North Platte, Hermiston, and Hearne Oak Tree Inn hotels, the ability to successfully integrate the expanded Glendive Property, and expectations and assumptions related to the expected return on equity and accretion from the expansion of any Oak Tree Inn hotels.
The first such record was provided by Shickley (1965), who documented approximately 50 Sandhill Cranes along the North Platte River north of Hershey, Lincoln County, in mid-December 1964, with subsequent sightings of a few cranes through early January.
The collection of the ringed crayfish from the Niobrara and the North Platte Rivers at the Nebraska/Wyoming border suggests that they may also be found in the Wyoming portions of these watersheds, especially the Niobrara.
According to a release by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, Florida authorities have alerted the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office of a missing teen that they believe may be in North Platte.
Harry Karney, Superintendent of North Platte Independent School District, retired.
McDaid came to North Platte from Derry in 1910 and remained there until his retirement in 1948.
We may suffer somewhat because of reductions in the COPS program and the TEA21 funding reductions," said James Whitaker, mayor of North Platte, Neb.
But it was in North Platte, Nebraska, several years later that he actually got his musical start when, one day, his father brought home a mandolin.
But he got his musical start in North Platte, Nebraska, when his father brought home a mandolin.
Its 40 members are a Volunteer Station for the community's Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and work with RSVP to promote volunteering among the retired and senior population in North Platte.
Steven Johnson has been named Administrator of Linden Court in North Platte, Neb.
The engine last steamed in the 1950s in North Platte, Nebraska.

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