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Grain marketing workshops set in early March

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Groene proposes freeze on property tax values

The Legislature's Revenue Committee heard testimony Thursday on Sen. Mike Groene’s bill that would freeze property valuations for a year. ...More

Groene would disband non-functioning state commission

A bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Groene would disband the commission that was created to oversee Nebraska's State Healthcare Exchange. ...More

Legislature approves ownership of hogs by meat companies

Bills on final reading in the Legislature usually are enacted without debate, but the controversy over meatpacking companies owning hogs sparked two hours of debate Friday. ...More

Nebraska Democrats set presidential caucuses (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

The Nebraska Democratic Party has announced an unprecedented number of locations for the presidential caucus, with one or more caucus sites in each of the state’s 93 counties. ...More

Council approves housing task force (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

The city council approved Mayor Dwight Livingston’s task force Thursday on housing needs in North Platte and the adjoining area. ...More

County court report: Marijuana, child neglect charges bound over to district court

Christopher Jensen, 30, waived his right Thursday to a preliminary hearing in Lincoln County Court. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Review committee recommends loan, not grant for new business

The review committee for North Platte’s Quality Growth Fund turned down a request Tuesday for a $10,000 grant but approved a $10,000 loan to a business that wants to open a communications shop downtown. ...More

Groene’s property tax proposal to be heard by committee (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

Sen. Mike Groene’s bill to address increasing property taxes will be heard Thursday afternoon by the Legislature’s revenue committee. ...More

Sheriff looking for Sutherland graffiti vandals (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

On Monday, Sutherland officials discovered numerous bits of graffiti painted on the pedestrian overpass across the Union Pacific Railroad tracks in the village. ...More

Storm paralyzes city, while crews dig out (11 Talk Back Entries 11)

A foot of snow fell overnight Monday in North Platte, virtually paralyzing the city Tuesday. ...More

District court: Hoop, Smith convicted (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Cole Hoop pled guilty Monday in Lincoln County District Court to violating probation and possession of methamphetamine. ...More

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Blizzard moves into North Platte area (Updated 6 p.m. Monday) (1 Talk Back Entries 1)
Legislature to take up 'Iron Eagle' bill (1 Talk Back Entries 1)
County Court report: Charges against Beauvais bound to district court
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Scuba class now accepting registrations

If all you’ve experienced in the world is what’s on dry land – you’re missing out. That’s the belief of Deland Humpherys, who can’t think of anything more fascinating than exploring what lies beneath lake and ocean waves....More

Lexington retailers fail alcohol compliance check

Three out of 11 Dawson County retails were non-compliant Saturday during undercover alcohol compliance checks, the Nebraska State Patrol said Monday....More

NSP names new training academy captain

Lt. Andrew “Buck” Duis of Lexington will become the captain in command of the Nebraska State Patrol Training Academy, the NSP announced Monday....More

Nebraska Bald Eagles break nest record in 2015

In 2015, a record 118 active bald eagle nests were documented in Nebraska by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and its partners....More

Donors wanted for Vietnam veterans honor flight

Thousands of donors and hundreds of volunteers throughout Nebraska have stepped up since 2008 to make nine Honor Flights happen for 2,100 World War II and Korea Veterans. ...More

Legislature: Lower age requirement for public office considered

Senators began debate Thursday, Jan. 28 on a measure that would allow an 18-year-old to hold any public office in Nebraska....More

Imperial man sentenced for child pornography

Charles Eberhardt, 56, of Imperial was sentenced Friday in Lincoln to four years, nine months in federal prison for possession of child pornography....More

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Lawrence signs to play football for Dakota Wesleyan

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