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UNL hosts climate agriculture workshop Nov. 19 in Holdrege

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Santa to arrive by helicopter

Santa will use a modern form of transportation when he arrives at the Platte River Mall at 4 p.m. on Nov. 28, flying in from the North Pole in Midwest MedAir's helicopter, which will land in the front parking lot.   ...More

North Platte man charged with strangulation

At around 1:45 a.m. on Nov. 18, police went to a house in the 2200 block of West First to check out a report that a domestic disturbance had occurred. ...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

Police quiet distraught, potentially dangerous woman

A North Platte woman was calmly escorted out a home in the 600 block of West First at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday by police officers and a North Platte rescue squad.  ...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

Weekend police report: Two charged with child cruelty

A 19-year-old in a pickup is accused of chasing a 15-year-old who was on foot Friday, leading to a charge of child cruelty and incarceration.    ...More

Violent argument: Wife charged with running over husband (7 Talk Back Entries 7)

A North Platte woman ran over her husband Sunday morning after an argument took a potentially deadly turn, on the west side of North Platte. ...More

Church Ladies take stage

The Community Playhouse musical comedy, Away in the Basement: A Church Basement Ladies Christmas, takes the stage Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15-16. ...More

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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

Next education hearing will consider using lottery funds

An Education Committee hearing Wednesday will consider how to use lottery funds for education....More

About the Legislature

The 25 newly elected members of the state Legislature are more Republican and younger than the last go around....More

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Daycare conducts toy drive

MOPS offers pie fundraiser

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Football playoffs: Anselmo-Merna downs Maxwell in semifinals

Knights run past Midland JV

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