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Despite progress, auto shop owner still frustrated on Jeffers St.

Kevin Seevers, the owner of Seevers’ Auto Repair downtown on Jeffers St., is still not happy with the progress of the curb construction in front of his business. ...More

Council approves budget, Carman votes 'no' (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

The Iron Eagle Golf Course budget was the only item that sparked debate Thursday as the North Platte city council approved the city budget for the coming year. ...More

Groene at the Legislature: Property tax load, Death penalty (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

On Thursday and Friday of last week, the Education and Revenue Committees met in an executive session on the subject of funding sources for K-12 public education. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Lager band to return to North Platte

The Kris Lager Band and his “celebrate life’ mantra returns to the Rail Bar in North Platte on Friday, Sept. 4. ...More

Chamber-DevCo director to step down, will help find successor (10 Talk Back Entries 10)

Dan Mauk announced Tuesday that he will step down as chief of the North Platte Chamber of Commerce and Development Corporation when a successor is hired. ...More

Patients move into new hospital tower

Spacious rooms, swift communications and creature comforts are all features of the new Great Plains Health patient's five-story "tower," and for the first time Tuesday, patients got to experience it. ...More

City buses modified, regular routes eliminated (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

North Platte’s Road Runner public bus service, with its set routes around town, was discontinued Aug. 28 due to low use. ...More

Commissioners: Rural fire district absorbs Curtis

Lincoln and Frontier county commissioners held a rare joint meeting Monday, accepting the city of Curtis into the Curtis Rural fire district. ...More

Police charge man with illegal gun possession (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Police seized a gun two weeks ago and later found out that it was stolen, leading to the arrest Friday of a North Platte man. ...More

Baxter, Burke perform live at the Espresso (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

Kim Baxter, joined by daughter Mikaela and son Craig, warmed the hearts of a capacity crowd Saturday night at the Espresso Shop.  ...More

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Council hears Iron Eagle comments at budget hearing (7 Talk Back Entries 7)
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NCTA farmers market begin Saturday

Late summer produce pumpkins will be on produce stands in the Curtis City Park starting Saturday, Sept. 5....More

Sesquicentennial license plate design revealed

Gov. Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore revealed the design Thursday for Nebraska’s special sesquicentennial license plate....More

Nebraska: No I-80 fatalities during special enforcement

Nebraska recorded zero fatalities on Interstate 80 from Aug. 28-30 during a special traffic enforcement effort, the Nebraska State Patrol announced Tuesday....More

Lexington woman killed, infant injured

A vehicle-pedestrian accident in Lexington Monday evening claimed the life of a Lexington woman and critically injured her two-month-old niece....More

Kansas Point campground closing for electrical upgrade

Starting Sept. 10, the Kansas Point Campground at the inlet of Lake Maloney will be closed to update the electrical units at each campsite....More

Legislative task force to hold hearing on Alzheimer’s

Sen. Al Davis of Hyannis and the Legislature's Aging Nebraskans Task Force, along with the Alzheimer's Association, invite the public to a town hall meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Alliance Public Library....More

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Doggy Dash 5K set for Sept. 12

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Lady Irish sweep Perkins County

Brady sweeps Maxwell

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The sun's corona shoots into space and "diamond rings" appear just before and after a total eclipse of the sun... once-in-a-lifetime sights in 2017 from the best vantage points of Stapleton, Tryon and Arnold. Astronomer Derryl Barr explains why tens of thousands of people are expected to come watch, and stay in North Platte. And... a recap of live music downtown last weekend and next weekend... plus previews of high school sports teams, including the North Platte High Volleyball team coached by Laura Miller... and much more.

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Iron Eagle -- close or repair?
The future of the city's Iron Eagle Golf Course is murky. The course is struggling to make repairs after a flood. Some say ‘spend no more money on it.’ Others say ‘keep it going for two years and consider potential changes.’
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