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Legislature debates confidentiality of lethal drug producers

A bill to protect the confidentiality of individuals or companies involved in the distribution or manufacture of lethal injection drugs on death row went through hours of debate Thursday. ...More

Measles update: Only one case so far

The West Central District Health Department said Friday that so far, extended tests are negative on suspected measles cases in North Platte. ...More

Liquor commission votes to close Whiteclay beer stores (15 Talk Back Entries 15)

On May 1, the four beer stores in the ramshackle village of seven people in Whiteclay will close after 113 years in business. ...More

UP pickup wrecks near Maxwell

A man was injured Thursday afternoon when the Union Pacific pickup he was driving went off U.S. Highway 30 on the Maxwell overpass and hit a tree. ...More

County court: Teen gets year of probation for hash, pill possession

Teenager Shae Lumadue was convicted Thursday of attempted possession of hashish and Xanax in Lincoln County Court and sentenced to a year of probation. ...More

Public says: Remove downtown canopies (14 Talk Back Entries 14)

Support is overwhelming to remove of the downtown sidewalk canopies, according to a public hearing before the North Platte city council. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

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Measles reached North Platte from Omaha, officials suspect (4 Talk Back Entries 4)
JC Penney: A century in North Platte (2 Talk Back Entries 2)
Groene's property tax relief bill hits opposition in Legislature
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Commission increases antelope permits

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission adopted staff recommendations Friday for 2017 big game hunting seasons....More

State prisoner accused of murdering cellmate

State prison inmate Patrick W. Schroeder, 39, was charged Friday in Johnson County with first-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony. ...More

State orders Ocwen Financial to cease and desist

The Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance has issued a cease and desist order to Ocwen Financial Corporation, which handles mortgage escrow accounts for distressed borrowers....More

Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations

During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets....More

Activists: After Liquor Control vote victory, focus shifts to future

Sitting in a packed hearing room, Frank LaMere holds his face in his hands, weeping with joy and relief. ...More

DAR meets in Cozad

The Bonneville Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met Tuesday, April 11 at Meadowlark Point in Cozad....More

States settle with 'wakefulness' drug companies, individual claims accepted

Claims must be filed by June 25 for damages from an overpriced brand-name drug Provigil or generic modafinil between the dates of June 24, 2006 and March 31, 2012....More

Survey: Fall turkey hunters like Nebraska

Hunters who took part in Nebraska’s 2016 fall turkey season were overwhelmingly satisfied with the quality of their hunting experience, according to a Nebraska Game and Parks Commission survey....More

Red Willow County alcohol sting

During Friday evening, April 14, the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol compliance checks at 12 retail outlets in Red Willow County....More

The Legislature's week, April 10-14

LINCOLN--With more than two-thirds of the 90-day legislative session behind them, lawmakers took action on a number of bills last week, advancing some and sidelining others....More

Bob Evnen announces candidacy for Secretary of State

Former Nebraska School Board member Bob Evnen, a Lincoln business law attorney, announced Monday that he run for Nebraska Secretary of State next year. ...More

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Schultz edges son in Northern Sport Modified race

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