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Nebraska Farmers Union convention set in Grand Island

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New seats planned at Wild West arena

Nebraskaland Days Executive Director David Fudge said Monday that plans are underway to build sets of elevated bleachers at each end of the Wild West Arena.   ...More

Commissioners approve new employee at Visitors Bureau

The Lincoln County Commissioners unanimously approved a new position Monday -- a marketing specialist at the Lincoln County Visitor’s Bureau. ...More

Marijauna legalization proponent to hold news conference in North Platte

Sen. Tommy Garrett, the sponsor of legislation to legalize marijuana in Nebraska, will appear in North Platte Friday with patients who would benefit from medical cannabis oil, Garrett announced Monday. ...More

Santa Cop program: 30th year

For the 30th year, during the holiday season the North Platte Police Department’s Santa Cop program will provide Christmas gifts to children in need. ...More

Turkey knocks out electricity over wide area (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Officials are not sure if a wild turkey was out to take revenge over Thanksgiving weekend, but it apparently tangled with the electrical power at a substation south of North Platte two days after "Turkey Day," knocking out electricity from North Platte to Maxwell. ...More

Proposed visitor's center marketing director draws criticism (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

Consideration of a full-time marketing specialist should be postponed indefinitely until the Visitor’s Bureau has a marketing direction, or a plan, says Dave Harrold, the chairman of the Original Town organization. ...More

Rascal packs 'em in

Cars lined the streets downtown and the Espresso Shop was filled to capacity Friday night to see and hear Rascal perform. ...More

Visitor's Center wants to add marketing director (5 Talk Back Entries 5)

The Lincoln County Commissioners will consider a request Monday to add a staff member and office space at the Visitors Center. ...More

North Platte History: Police nip lottery scheme

(Nov 8, 1941)  A dance ticket lottery scheme that promised the lucky winner a new car and a grocery store at Alma was nipped in the bud. ...More

WWI Chautauqua planned for June

North Platte has been selected to host a Chautauqua in June that will provide entertainment, historic presentations, exhibits, youth camps and more, based on World War I. ...More

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Body found in Missouri River identified

The body of a woman that was recovered from the Missouri River near Nebraska City on Nov. 23 has been identified....More

Snow-Redfern foundation grants are issued

The Snow-Redfern Foundation of Alliance has awarded grants in the amount of $240,000 to 54 organizations across the state of Nebraska and 19 different communities in 2015....More

Union Pacific to close yard in Denver, some employees headed to North Platte

Union Pacific will close a locomotive maintenance and repair yard in Denver in mid-February that employs about 200 people due to lower coal shipments, the company announced Nov. 16....More

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Entries open for cancer survivor art show

Art appreciation class open to non-art majors

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Basketball: Hershey hosts Paxton in preseason battle

Brady's Neiman, Porter lead all-district football team

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