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Filmmaker: Justice for Kellie family

Award-winning filmmaker Donald L. Vasicek (“The Sand Creek Massacre”) urges people who were sexually molested and/or raped by Erwin Charles Simants to report it to their local law enforcement officials immediately. ...More

Teens badly injured, pickup went off road east of Wellfleet (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

Seven teenagers from the ag college at Curtis were seriously injured after midnight Wednesday when their pickup went off the road in the hills east of Wellfleet. ...More

Purr-fect Pasta dinner-fundraiser set

A Purr-fect Pasta dinner will be held Friday, Oct. 9 to raise money for Paws-itive Partners and show off the talents of local celebrity chefs. ...More

North Platte couple wins $1 million in lottery (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Randy and Maggie Houpt of North Platte redeemed their $1 million ticket in the Nebraska Lottery Powerball on Wednesday. ...More

Entertainment around town

A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County. ...More

Woman allegedly sexually assaulted overnight (11 Talk Back Entries 11)

A North Platte woman was allegedly assaulted overnight Tuesday and not found until an hour before daybreak. ...More

Wednesday: Edy Patterson Day

Wednesday will be Edy Patterson Day in North Platte, Mayor Dwight Livingston declared Tuesday night at the beginning of the North Platte city council meeting. ...More

Taxpayers group says Groene 'second-most conservative' (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

Sen. Mike Groene of North Platte was the second-most conservative state senators during the 2015 legislature, according to a report Tuesday by a statewide fiscal conservative group. ...More

District court: Sentences handed down for thefts, drug convictions

Nathan Abernathy, 21, was sentenced Monday to 300 days in jail for receiving stolen property and theft. ...More

'Love my cat' set for seventh go-round (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

When Paws-itive Partners and veterinary clinics first sponsored a “Love My Cat” month, no one knew there would be many more.  ...More

North Platte woman warns of scam (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

Monica Vanarsdall of North Platte received an official looking envelope recently in the mail, along with a cashier’s check for nearly $2,000. ...More

Weekend police report: Three meth charges, one sex assault

On Friday at approximately 7:42 p.m., an officer met a parent who was concerned that her 15-year-old son may have had a sexual encounter with a 21-year-old North Platte woman. ...More

North Platte man sentenced to penitentiary

Julius Reed, 24, was sentenced to 3-5 years in the Nebraska Penitentiary Monday for being a felon in possession of a firearm and making terroristic threats.   ...More

Guns: Treat mental illness (32 Talk Back Entries 32)

In the aftermath of the shootings in Oregon, here's part of an article we published in January 2013 about treating mental illness. ...More

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NPPD board considers rate increase (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Curing a requested rate hearing Thursday, the Nebraska Public Power District board of directors took comments from wholesale customers who are looking at a 3.8% wholesale rate increase....More

Jeffrey, Johnson lakes to decline

The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will lower Jeffrey and Johnson lakes on Sunday and Monday (Oct. 11-12) to allow workers to do some unplanned maintenance work upstream....More

Over 4,700 Nebraskans affected by breach of T-Mobile data

The credit reporting bureau Experian recently reported that an unauthorized party gained access to a database that contained personal information of an estimated 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers, including 4,790 Nebraskans....More

Lake McConaughy: Plenty of water

Lake McConaughy’s elevation was at 3,257.1 feet on Monday morning, about 20 feet higher than a year ago, with inflows that were about 160 percent of normal....More

Type of Loc Ness monster fossil found

Some rare finds were reported by Reid Cummins earlier this year during a paleontology Passport in Time project he and Barb Beasley led near Ardmore, S.D....More

Human trafficking is thriving in Nebraska (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Nebraskans have yet to recognize the magnitude of human trafficking in their home state, officials said Friday at an international conference in Lincoln....More

Rural emergency rescuers discuss improving volunteer services

Members of rural emergency medical services departments throughout the state expressed concerns about and gave advice to lawmakers Friday about securing the future of volunteer rescue services....More

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