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UNL hosts climate agriculture workshop Nov. 19 in Holdrege

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Prairie Arts Center: Open house

The Prairie Arts Center is having an open house from Sunday to Tuesday, offering an inside look at the 1913 federal building that is being converted to a home for the arts.  ...More

North Dakota teen busted after high-speed chase (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

A stolen sport utility vehicle crashed into a feed bunk in the hills in southern Lincoln County Friday afternoon, ending a 40-mile-long high speed chase that started in North Platte. ...More

Downtown Alco discount store to close (13 Talk Back Entries 13)

A liquidation sale is underway at Alco, downtown North Platte's discount variety store, marking the beginning of the end for the business that opened nearly 37 years ago. ...More

Teen found guilty of jail guard's death

After a three-day trail, a jury of three men and nine women found 17-year-old Dylan Cardielhac guilty Wednesday of murdering a jail guard in Scottsbluff. ...More

North Platte man charged with attempted murder (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

A North Platte man took a bullet in his leg late Wednesday night, following an argument with another man that turned violent. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Woman raises midnight ruckus at hospital

A woman raised a ruckus in the wee hours of Wednesday morning at the Great Plains Health medical center. ...More

New voting system installed for council (5 Talk Back Entries 5)

Even though new snow plows and a rezoning came before the council Tuesday, two new big screens inside the chambers dominated the meeting. ...More

North Platte men charged with assaults

Around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, police went to a house in the 2300 block of East Philip to investigate an assault that reportedly happened earlier.  ...More

District court report: Brian, Boe sentenced to prison

Erik Brian was sentenced to 2-4 years in prison Monday for forced entry burglary and possession of a firearm by a felon. ...More

Housman sentenced to state pen

David Housman, 26, was sentenced to 3.5-9 years in prison on Monday for possession of weapons during a felony as well as twice possessing methamphetamine with intent to deliver. ...More

Reese sentenced to prison for burglary, theft

Shawn Reese, 24, will serve up to three years in prison for theft by taking. ...More

State troopers tie one on for sobriety

Nebraska State Patrol vehicles will again fly red ribbons this holiday season in support of Mothers Against Drunk Driving and to encourage motorists to never drive impaired. ...More

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Police quiet distraught, potentially dangerous woman
Violent argument: Wife charged with running over husband (7 Talk Back Entries 7)
Weekend police report: Two charged with child cruelty
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Suspect wanted in Kearney shooting

As of 5 p.m. Saturday, Kearney police were looking for a suspect and his girlfriend in an early morning shooting Saturday....More

Kansas City man guilty of defrauding elderly victims

Thomas Whitlow, 53, formerly of Kansas City, faces up to 20 years in prison after his conviction Tuesday on federal charges of scamming the elderly....More

Republican River agreement recognizes Nebraska water projects

A recent agreement between Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado may be a sign of new cooperation among the three states over water appropriations in the Republican River....More

Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame nominations due Dec. 31

Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Nebraska Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame, if filed by Dec. 31....More

Curtis ag college, Frontier County host ‘Cornhusker Economics Outlook’

Agricultural outlook and management decisions for farmers and ranchers will be featured at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture campus in Curtis from 5-8 p.m. on Nov. 24....More

Ebola patient dies in Omaha med center

A doctor from west Africa, stricken with the Ebola virus, died Monday is at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.....More

Traffic stops lead to meth, marijuana

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol seized $1 million worth of methamphetamine plus nearly 45 pounds of marijuana in three separate traffic stops on Interstate-80 on Friday, including one near Ogallala.


Electricity: Little or no rate increase in 2015

For the second year in a row, retail customers of Nebraska Public Power District will see no increase in their electric rates beginning Jan. 1, the power district announced Friday....More

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Football playoffs: Anselmo-Merna downs Maxwell in semifinals

Knights run past Midland JV

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The audience in the Lincoln County district courtroom faces a big problem -- they cannot hear what's being said. We talked to court officials about the lousy acoustics and what can be done about it. Also, a mountain lion is spotted in the Wellfleet area... the visitors center responds to our criticism... dozens of places to shop downtown... cops and court arrests and sentences... federal inspectors order more fences at Cody Park... City Councilman Larry Campbell travels with his best friend... Sally Thalkan retires after an outstanding career as the women's volleyball coach at North Platte Community College... plus... Mick Hayes watches his son's team in the World Series... Brady, Maxwell and North Platte High teams in the state playoffs... and more.

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