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Rail Fest: Entertainment schedule

Live music is available at no charge this weekend at the pavilion in Cody Park, featuring a dance Friday night by Innocent Mischief and a dance Saturday night with Latin Jam. ...More

Rail Fest: Bus tours underway

Rail Fest officially opens at 4 p.m. Friday (today) at Cody Park, but bus tours of Bailey Yard began at 10 a.m. Friday and continue through Sunday afternoon. ...More

Missing man's body found in Sutherland canal (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

The body of a North Platte man was pulled from the Sutherland canal Friday morning near the Lincoln-Keith County line, after four days of searching.   ...More

Rail Fest: Officially open

Mayor Dwight Livingston handed over the key to the city to Rail Fest chairman Don Kurre Friday in Cody Park as the eighth annual festival officially got underway. ...More

Report to council: Golden Spike (31 Talk Back Entries 31)

The Golden Spike observation tower is on track to show a profit this year, spike officials told the city council Tuesday. ...More

Three arrested in death of transient (8 Talk Back Entries 8)

Late Tuesday night, North Platte police officers spoke with two people who reported seeing a dead body on the north bank of the South Platte River, southeast of East Leota St. and the Wal-Mart super center. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Husker sports figures stop in North Platte

Nebraska men's basketball coach Tim Miles along with former Husker receiver Matt Davison, stopped at North Platte’s Wicked Fast Convenience store on N. Jeffers Tuesday morning. ...More

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Senate candidates square off (17 Talk Back Entries 17)
Weekend police report: Breaking into meth house, assaults (1 Talk Back Entries 1)
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McCook council picks design firm for new skatepark

A new skate park in McCook will be built for around $60,000, and more sections can be added as funds are available....More

Time to control Yellow Jackets

Late summer is the season for yellow jacket wasps, but there are steps that can be taken to control them....More

Congressional caseworker to visit North Platte

Constituents of Rep. Adrian Smith who need assistance dealing with a federal agency are invited to attend a “Caseworker in Your Community” event in North Platte on Tuesday, Sept. 30....More

Liquor compliance checks conducted in Dawson County

On Friday, Sept. 12, the Nebraska State Patrol conducted compliance checks at 14 liquor outlets in Dawson County, testing to see if the clerks at the stores would sell to a minor....More

Legislature's judiciary committee hears marijuana concerns (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Local courts and law enforcement have been dealing with Colorado’s legalization of marijuana, and the issue has now escalated to the attention of the Nebraska Legislature, whose judiciary committee held a hearing regarding the problem Sept. 8 in the Quality Inn at Ogallala....More

Troopers make two pot busts on I-80

An I-10 traffic stop for speeding in Seward County led to the seizure of 92 pounds of marijuana and one arrest, Nebraska State Patrol spokeswoman Deb Collins said Friday....More

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Volleyball score: Wallace over Leyton

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Thanks to the men and women of Bailey Yard! This week we look at the Rail Fest celebration, featuring low-cost events such as a model train show, food, entertainment and lots of railroad things to see and do... the forecast is for (mostly) sunshine and warm temperatures. Each year, George at the Bulletin and festival chairman Don Kurre organize the live entertainment at the Pavilion. We hope you join us as you visit the festival. Also, countering the challenges of meth... the U.S. Senate debate in North Platte... the NPHS softball team... the logbook of life - deaths, births, marriages, arrests, real estate transfers... and more.

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