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Davis at the Legislature: Property taxes, two-man train crews, presidential vote

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Legislature considers state livestock zoning bill

Nebraska Farm Bureau seeks more time for Farm Bill sign-up

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Entertainment around town

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

Smith to lead North Platte Housing Authority

Jennifer Smith was named the permanent executive director Monday of the North Platte Housing Authority. ...More

Steinbeck resigns in North Platte, to return to Hershey (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

Adams Middle School Principal Jeff Steinbeck submitted his resignation Tuesday in North Platte to become the principal at Hershey High School. ...More

Wallace man charged with theft

A Wallace man was arrested Tuesday and charged with stealing a heavy-duty pickup and tools from another Wallace man. ...More

Ebola cases drop, U.S. troops heading home

U.S. soldiers are coming home from West Africa as the numbers of Ebola cases drops dramatically. ...More

North Platte man sentenced to prison

Scott Shoemaker of North Platte was sentenced Monday to 2-4 years in the state penitentiary for child sexual assault. ...More

Groene at Legislature: Presidential election, family planning, HHS emergency (7 Talk Back Entries 7)

Nebraska, as we all know, is the only one house legislature. Because the citizens are considered the second house, we are also the only legislature that has public hearings on all introduced bills.  ...More

Sculley's Shooters donating to burn victims

Help Brent and Nathaniel Farley and hear some great music Thursday. ...More

Buffalo Bill Birthday Bash features reception, recognition of founders

The Buffalo Bill Birthday Bash is getting a bit of a makeover. ...More

Child found with meth, mother imprisoned (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

A North Platte woman was charged with child cruelty Sunday after her two-year-old son allegedly ingested methamphetamine. ...More

Pony Express case conjures up excitement

Steve Hecox of Gothenburg is a bit of a history buff, especially history associated with the Old West and things that happened in this area. ...More

Meeting: Lawsuits regarding GMO corn to China

Agricultural attorney Dave Domina encouraged corn growers and sellers Thursday to sign up to recover damages if a federal court rules that a seed company is responsible for depressing corn prices. ...More

Guardians raise $9,000 for Anjellycka's family (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

A chili cook-off and silent auction Feb. 15 sponsored by the Guardians of the Children organization raised nearly $9,000 for Anjellycka Heisz and her father. ...More

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Agritourism landowners required to post warning under proposed bill
Agritourism owners hope to save on liability insurance
Sturdivant, Riggs win state wrestling championships
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Lawmakers hear both sides of biker helmet debate (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

During a hearing for a legislative bill to eliminate Nebraska’s motorcycle helmet law, Sen. Dave Bloomfield said the state loses millions of dollars each year because motorcyclists avoid traveling through Nebraska....More

Marijuana seized near Ogallala

A weekend traffic stop on Interstate-80 in Keith County Sunday led to the seizure of 27 pounds of marijuana and two arrests, Nebraska State Patrol spokeswoman Deb Collins said....More

Bills would require seatbelts, ban driver cell calls on school buses

Two bills involving safety on school buses went over very differently Monday in a public hearing with the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee....More

Signs of Spring

“One of the things I learned to do as a young gardener was look at plants bit by bit, to see if there was anything that delighted me. Never mind what the plant is famous or infamous for. Look, and see for yourself.... It is the spectrum, not the color, that makes color worth having, and it is the cycle, not the instant, that makes the day worth living.” -- Henry Mitchell...More

Proposed bills would impact rural schools

Sen. Al Davis is concerned about rural Nebraska....More

Bill would give incentives for rural medical residents
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Basketball: Lady Dawgs beat Marian in districts

Basketball: Southern Valley boys defeat Hershey

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A new power line is planned to start at Sutherland – the state’s biggest power plant – then head north, make its way to Thedford and then east across the state. It is rare that a new development comes to the sand hills and landowners who know the terrain are concerned. We present a closer look at the whys and wherefores, pros and cons of what would be a major development for Nebraska. Also, Groene at the Legislature…top personnel come and go at North Platte and Hershey schools… Nebraska from a cougar’s perspective… a charitable gift… agritourism might break the shackles of liability insurance…crimes… sentences…the cars at Forrester’s… births, deaths, marriages… outstanding high school athletic achievements and more...

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