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Legislature continues to spend

Davis at the Legislature: Budget, time constraints, success, frustrations

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Legislature approves grants for 'livestock friendly' counties

Farm workers urged to look up, look down, look around

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Entertainment around town

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

Downtown cleanup set

On Tuesday, May 12, the annual downtown cleanup will be held. ...More

Police chase stolen pickup, brothers arrested

Two men led police on a chase in a stolen pickup Tuesday evening and ended up in jail. ...More

Electric power out for 90 minutes or more (6 Talk Back Entries 6)

Electrical power went out in North Platte around 4:10 p.m. Tuesday after a line went down in the 1300 block of West Ninth. ...More

Groene leads filibuster, stops renewable energy tax credits (6 Talk Back Entries 6)

Just three days after Sen. Mike Groene of North Platte criticized state tax credits for more wind and solar energy; he led a filibuster to defeat the bill in the state Legislature. ...More

Police: Move parked vehicles regularly (6 Talk Back Entries 6)

Police spokesman Rodney Brown reminds North Platte residents that parked vehicles must be moved at least every 72 hours, according to city ordinances. ...More

Groene at the Legislature: Budget bigger than reported, questionable tactics (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

An often quoted saying down here is that “making law is like making sausage -- both are messy.” ...More

McCook con man hospitalized, sentencing postponed

Christopher Fichtner 34, failed to appear in district court again Monday for sentencing on an attempted forgery conviction.  ...More

Ben E. King dies, survived by Stand by Me

Singer Ben E. King died Friday. Everyone knew where he stood. In his memory, I've posted a video of his fine song at lower right on this webpage. ...More

Dance Factory recital entertains crowd (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

Two-hundred and fifty dance students twirled, tumbled, leaped and spun during the weekend at two performances of the 14th annual Dance Factory recital. ...More

Construction begins on Jeffers St. (5 Talk Back Entries 5)

Half of Jeffers St./U.S. Highway 83 will be closed next week in the center of town, as work begins to rebuild the federal highway and main North Platte street from north to south. ...More

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Groene: Approve research into medicinal marijuana (7 Talk Back Entries 7)
North Platte man charged with threats, assault with weapon
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Switching leads: High school student has roles on stage, in arena

Cody Darnell is comfortable, not only on the back of a horse at a rodeo, but in front of a crowd singing a solo....More

Alcohol allowed: Jeffery to Johnson Lake

Alcohol can be used on Johnson, Jeffrey and Midway lakes as well as Elwood Reservoir, the governing board agreed Monday....More

Open house set at Ash Hollow State Historical Park

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host an open house May 13 at the Ash Hollow State Historical Park Visitors Center....More

Drugs, arrests plentiful during special effort

Twenty-five people were arrested on drug charges on central Nebraska highways April 20-21, and more than 100 were cited and released....More

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Migratory bird day hikes set Saturday

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Ladies golf meeting scheduled

Gibbon driver wins race days after father's passing

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In the interests of health and safety, bicyclists want a special lane on a couple key North Platte streets. Bicycling is in focus this month across Nebraska. Also... a close up look at a fabulous recital by North Platte dance students... the post office gets ahead of itself, starting to remodel for a planned move while the move is still in the appeal stage... a North Platte mom continues to hold HHS accountable... police and state troopers chase motorists and put them behind bars... Mike Groene leads a filibuster at the Legislature... construction begins downtown on Jeffers St... and much more.

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