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  • n. a town in west central Nebraska on the Platte River
  • n. a river that rises in northern Colorado and flows northward into Wyoming and then eastward and southeastward through Nebraska where it joins the South Platte to form the Platte River


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  • While these basins remain slightly below average, only the North Platte is short of exceeding last year's totals for this date.

    Greeley Tribune - Top Stories

  • Words that were read, rather than spoken, were of great importance in the life of Annie Krampf, who might well be called North Platte's library builder.

    News from

  • What she didn't know was that Thompson was driving into North Platte, which is why she was unable to reach him.

    News from

  • Lack of regular and satisfactory copulation is one thing that is likely to make me anxious; it was a fact that there had been a sad shortage of dependable lovers in North Platte, which is one reason I didn’t mind leaving the place.

    Telegraph Days

  • Union Pacific has 4,900 workers in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area, and thousands of other railroad jobs follow the two carriers 'lines across the state in places such as North Platte, Morrill, Hemingford, Lincoln, Ravenna and Alliance.

    Omaha World-Herald > Frontpage

  • On the lower portion, about 120 acres, Jack Creek, an important spawning place for trout, came down from the Sierra Madre, thirty miles distant, and angled through the property to enter the North Platte.

    Bird Cloud

  • Jack Creek comes down from the Sierra Madre and flows into the North Platte at Bird Cloud.

    Bird Cloud

  • He came back to Carbon County and the North Platte again and again, first to hunt and fish and, finally, when the bison were gone and most of the biggest heads hung on the walls of estates in the British Isles, to vaguely oversee the cattle ranch that became his in 1883.

    Bird Cloud

  • A bridge across the North Platte would have been a huge help and we made idle talk about the possibility of buying the beautiful old Pick Bridge downriver, still in place though superseded by a standard concrete bridge.

    Bird Cloud

  • The property included a handsome little island, a shady cottonwood bosque, in the North Platte.

    Bird Cloud


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