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Fireplace flames damage roof

A fire from a gas-fireplace damaged the roof of a home Monday night in the 1200 block of East D. ...More

Commissioners approve tax exempt groups

The Lincoln County commissioners approved a list Monday of 118 churches and non-profit operations such as veterans clubs that are exempt from paying property taxes. ...More

Sanders campaign rally set (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

A campaign rally for Bernie Sanders will be held from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the meeting room of Wild Bill’s Wings and Bowling in North Platte. ...More

Two men charged after Saturday night car chase

Law officers chased a car Saturday night into the east side of North Platte that was believed to be carrying a fugitive, drugs and weapons. ...More

'Iron Eagle,' veterans bills advance (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

What is loosely called the “Iron Eagle” bill -- LB 378 -- sponsored by Sen. Mike Groene of North Platte, won first-round approval in the Legislature, 31-0. ...More

Groene proposes freeze on property tax values (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

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 (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

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 (19 Talk Back Entries 19)

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

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Review committee recommends loan, not grant for new business
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Primary election dates

As the presidential primary season continues to unfold, here’s a list of the dates and locations of the first primary elections and/or caucuses....More

Cozad library to host Barb Mohrman

The Wilson Public Library in Cozad will host Humanities Nebraska speaker Barbara Eymann Mohrman at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15 as a planned activity for One Book, One Cozad....More

State auctions generate $7.3 million

Over the last two years, nearly $7.3 million dollars has been returned to the state’s general fund from public auctions of state surplus property, the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services announced recently....More

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

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

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