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This podcast is designed to give listeners an inside look at the people, places and culture that makes up North Platte Nebraska.

This podcast is designed to give listeners an inside look at the people, places and culture that makes up North Platte Nebraska.
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United States

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This podcast is designed to give listeners an inside look at the people, places and culture that makes up North Platte Nebraska.

Language:

English

Contact:

717-850-5888


Episodes

NPT Sunday Focus Health: Don't let that summer barbecue get you down

7/8/2018
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Dr Engler, co-medical director of Great Plains Health Emergency Services, visits about how to prevent foodborne illness. Read More at: https://www.nptelegraph.com/focus/

Duration:00:06:53

NPT Sunday Focus Agriculture: Harkening back to a simple time

7/1/2018
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There were about 50 people at the Rothwell Nason Ranch between Tyron and Whitman for a branding on June 16. There were a few clouds in the sky, the air was mild and the Sandhills were, as usual, beautiful. Read More at: https://www.nptelegraph.com/focus/

Duration:00:11:42

NPT Sunday Focus Living: North Platte revives the Canteen spirit

6/24/2018
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Channeling the volunteer spirit that made North Platte famous during World War II, the community welcomed more than 700 service man and women to the D&N Center on Monday and Tuesday reviving the old Canteen spirit.

Duration:00:13:54

NPT Sunday Focus Pets: Have Your Animals Spayed or Neutered

3/18/2018
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Reporter Tammy Bain speaks with Sami Erickson and Linda Lund about their efforts in the trap-neuter-return program in North Platte

Duration:00:11:12

NPT Sunday Focus Health: Head Injuries

3/11/2018
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Reporter Aly Rinehart sits down with three athletic trainers, Doug Long, Tyler Oberlander and Tom Ksiazek, from Great Plains Health, to talk about what student-athletes and parents need to know about head injuries

Duration:00:20:43

NPT Sunday Focus Agriculture: Calving Season in Nebraska

3/4/2018
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The extended cold weather was a challenge for calving on the Daigger-Orr Angus ranch, southeast of North Platte, and they have had a little pneumonia and scours, but David Orr said things have gone well overall. George Haws explores this annual rite of spring in Nebraska.

Duration:00:15:02

NPT Sunday Focus Living: Safety on the Ice

2/25/2018
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The Nebraska Ice Fisherman Facebook page has 6,359 members. Each day there are posts that offer ice reports, answers to questions on equipment and tips to help beginners get started. One of the main aspects of ice fishing is safety, and that changes throughout the season. Reporter Job Vigil speaks about staying safe while ice fishing this winter.

Duration:00:15:03

NPT Sunday Focus Pets: So you want to be a dog owner?

2/18/2018
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You’ve grown up around dogs, or you keep finding yourself on the animal rescue Facebook page, swayed by the pouty eyes and cute snouts. In case you didn’t learn growing up from the number of children’s programs that touched on this subject, owning a dog is a serious responsibility. Reporter Tammy Bain visits with Dr. Kira Kautz about Pet health and what first-time dog owners should know before adopting or purchasing.

Duration:00:15:30

NPT Sunday Focus Health: There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for heart health

2/11/2018
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Heart health can come in different forms, but in all cases, prevention can be a key element. The fundamentals still apply — eating right, exercise, maintaining a healthy blood pressure and cholesterol — but other factors such as age and family history can impact your chances of developing heart disease. Dr. Ravishankar Kalaga and Dr. Richard Markiewicz of Great Plains Health speak with reporter Aly Rinehart about heart health

Duration:00:15:23

NPT Sunday Focus Agriculture: Changing Weather Patterns

2/4/2018
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North Platte Telegraph reporter George Haws visits with University of Nebraska Extension Horticulture Educator David Lott regarding global warming and how it may lead home owners to think they can get away with planting less hardy plants in Nebraska’s landscapes.

Duration:00:12:18