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

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Bill to change investigation, punishments of livestock cruelty cases

Legislature considers state livestock zoning bill

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Lady Irish make state for fourth straight year

SIDNEY-For the fourth year in a row, the North Platte St. Pat's girls' basketball team will be playing in the state tournament after the Lady Irish defeated Hemingford 53-49 on Friday in the district finals. ...More

Nine-year-old fights rare disease

Each year on Rare Disease Day, Feb. 28, people who are affected try to make other people more aware of the plight. ...More

Pickup rolls, North Platte man injured (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

A North Platte man was severely injured in the early morning darkness Thursday when his pickup rolled and he was ejected. ...More

Second Nebraska court grants injunction against XL pipeline (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

Two Nebraska district courts have ordered the TransCanada company to stop claiming they have the right of eminent domain over land along their proposed oil pipeline route that starts in Canada and crosses through Nebraska. ...More

Three people killed in crash near Cozad

Three people were killed and five others were injured in a two vehicle accident Wednesday night near the I-80 Cozad exit in Dawson County. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Smith to lead North Platte Housing Authority (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

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 (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

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 (8 Talk Back Entries 8)

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

Buffalo Bill Birthday Bash features reception, recognition of founders

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

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Child found with meth, mother imprisoned (3 Talk Back Entries 3)
Sculley's Shooters donating to burn victims
Guardians raise $9,000 for Anjellycka's family (1 Talk Back Entries 1)
Meeting: Lawsuits regarding GMO corn to China
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Bills would raise salaries for Nebraska judges

Nebraska Supreme Court justices and other judges across the state could be looking at raise....More

Harsher sentences against domestic violence considered

Sen. Rick Kolowski of Omaha saw a lot of harassment during his time as a high school principal....More

Attorney General: Lightning rod scam in southeast Nebraska

Consumers should be wary of any uninvited person or persons making door-to-door offers to install a new lightning rod system or inspect an existing lightning rod system, Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson said Monday....More

Bill to urge community gardens, seed libraries gains support

A bill that would encourage community gardens and seed libraries to sprout in the state prompted 13 people to speak in support of the measure at the public hearing Tuesday....More

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

Proposed bills would impact rural schools

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

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Basketball: Irish boys fall in subdistrict finals, hope for wild card

Basketball: Sutherland boys win subdistricts

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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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