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Davis at the Legislature: Rain, brand fees, state aid to schools

Getting a handle on the federal budget

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Registration open for UNL ranch practicum

Governor appoints new District 4 representative to Nebraska Wheat Board

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Davis: Fighting for local control of prairie dogs

Sen. Al Davis of Hyannis burned up some time on the floor of the Legislature Thursday, trying to derail Sen. Ernie Chambers’ bill, which eliminates a county's ability to develop plans for the control of the prairie dog on private land.  ...More

Olympic gold medalist speaks at Hershey education rally

Rulon Gardner, the 2000 Olympic Greco-Roman wrestling champion, was the keynote speaker Friday at Hershey schools. ...More

Commission takes testimony, no action yet on fracking injection well (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

The Nebraska Oil and Gas Commission heard from 50 people Tuesday at a public hearing in Sidney, and said it would consider the testimony before taking any action. ...More

Ayres nominated as high school principal (7 Talk Back Entries 7)

James Ayres is recommended to become the North Platte High School Principal, Associate Superintendent Tami Eshleman announced Wednesday. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Effort dies to repeal motorcycle helmet law (5 Talk Back Entries 5)

After three days of debate, a bill that would no longer require motorcyclists to wear helmets stalled Monday. ...More

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Carlson nominated to take reins at Adams school
High school search turns up marijuana infractions (18 Talk Back Entries 18)
Commissioners approve N. River Rd surfacing, continue closed door sessions (4 Talk Back Entries 4)
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Trooper seizes pot on I-80

An Illinois man is in jail after a state trooper seized 45.3 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in Hamilton County....More

Lincoln man sentenced in drug, money laundering conspiracies

A Lincoln man will forfeit $1.1 million in cash and serve 15 years in federal prison for a series of crimes while ran Exotica adult stores in Omaha, South Sioux City and Council Bluffs....More

Maxwell football fields under renovation

Maxwell Public Schools are giving their football field a much needed upgrade with the installation of underground sprinklers, followed by re-seeding....More

Senators: Juggling jobs while in Legislature

Sen. John Keuhn of Heartwell grips the handle of his gray travel mug, only setting it down to gesture with his hands while speaking....More

NRDs, Oil and Gas Commission, UNL taking better look at aquifer

Several organizations on local and state levels are pooling effort and money, along with additional funds from the Nebraska Environmental Trust, in a project designed to improve understanding of groundwater hydrogeology in the Nebraska panhandle by collecting and digitizing decades’ worth of data from thousands of oil and gas well logs....More

Loomis brothers honored as seat belt survivors

Two brothers in Loomis who survived a rollover crash that claimed the life of a family friend were honored Tuesday with the Nebraska State Patrol seat belt survivor award....More

Alliance woman honored as entrepreneur of year

It took persistence for Maria Swenson of Alliance to start a business to help provide services to juveniles on probation and their families....More

Six Nebraskans charged in credit card conspiracy

U.S. Attorney Deborah R. Gilg said Monday that six people have been indicted in a conspiracy to use stolen debit and credit card account numbers. ...More

States concerned about EPA ozone limit

On March 17, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, joined 13 other states to express concern with the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent proposal to lower the current air quality standard for ozone. ...More

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Tennis: Hershey Panthers fall to McCook

Dennis Fornander: "I coached to see kids do their best"

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The federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration says there is a "culture of retaliation" at Bailey Yard when workers report injuries to managers. This week, read about their controversial decisions and conclusions. Also... a North Platte woman shows off a 130-year-old war ambulance wagon that carried injured soldiers out of harm's way... and... a downtown business leader talks about appealing the post office move... Sen. Al Davis discusses his marijuana reform bill... the Prowler reports a weird mailing mistake... Rick on great trout fishing... J-Money previews North Platte High's soccer teams... and Randy recalls the days of collectible baseball cards instead of fast-moving kid's soccer, and more.

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