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Sen. Al Davis: No packer ownership of hogs

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Bill to change investigation, punishments of livestock cruelty cases

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Entertainment around town

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

Fire burns house roof on west side (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

An attic fire burned through the roof of a single family home Wednesday morning on the west side of North Platte. ...More

City workers’ health insurance rates increase

The overall rates for North Platte city employees’ health insurance will increase 8.3 percent, under a plan approved Tuesday by the city council. ...More

Sutherland beats Southwest to make state (Updated w/ state pairing) (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

COZAD-Sutherland dominated the first and fourth quarters on Tuesday en route to a 53-34 win over Southwest in the district championship game to qualify for the state tournament for the first time since 2009. ...More

Bill would increase accountability, penalties for election finance fraud

A proposed bill in the Nebraska Legislature aims to counter election campaign fund fraud and increase penalties for such transgressions. ...More

Groene at the Legislature: TIF reform, education, lottery money (9 Talk Back Entries 9)

This past week Sen. Al Davis and I presented to the Urban Affairs Committee our attempt to put state oversight accountability into the use of Tax Increment Financing in Nebraska. ...More

US Court: Ruling opens door for gay marriage in Nebraska (5 Talk Back Entries 5)

U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Bataillon has struck down Nebraska’s constitutional amendment that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. ...More

Weekend police report: Assaults, meth, shoplifting

North Platte police charged six people with felonies from Thursday-Sunday, including two young men and three people who recently arrived in town. ...More

Chambers: No more mountain lion hunting (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

Sen. Ernie Chambers wants to prevent the state game and parks commission from setting another hunting season on mountain lions. ...More

Little girl's medical halo is removed

After three months, the medical halo brace was removed from Anjellycka Heisz on Feb. 25 ...More

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Services set Tuesday for fire victim
Nine-year-old fights rare disease (1 Talk Back Entries 1)
Car rolls, North Platte man injured (3 Talk Back Entries 3)
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Bill would increase accountability, penalties for election finance fraud

A proposed bill in the Nebraska Legislature aims to counter election campaign fund fraud and increase penalties for such transgressions....More

‘Dreamers’ would receive driver’s license under new bill

Fatima Flores-Lagunas paid $1,000 for her cell phone....More

Construction begins on Wildcat Hills shooting complex

Construction has begun on a new, family friendly shooting complex at Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area near Gering....More

Smith votes against Homeland Security funding deal

Congress avoided a partial shutdown of the federal government Monday, funding the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the year.  ...More

Meth seized in Buffalo County traffic stop

Two California men were arrested Saturday after a traffic stop on I-80 in Buffalo County led to the seizure of 3.5 pounds of methamphetamine....More

Insurance computer breach affects more than 100,000 Nebraskans

The Nebraska State Attorney General’s Office was informed Feb. 25 that 104,795 Nebraskans were affected by a massive data security breach reported by health insurer Anthem, Inc....More

Broken Bow to host state 4-H BB gun, air rifle championships

The Nebraska State 4-H BB gun and air rifle championships will be held on Saturday-Sunday, March 14-15 at the Broken Bow High School....More

More elk collared in north central Nebraska

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission placed tracking collars on three elk near Bassett in north-central Nebraska on Feb. 24, the latest installment of a multi-year effort to determine population...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

Bills would raise salaries for Nebraska judges
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Basketball: Irish boys fall in subdistrict finals to end season (Updated)

Wrestling: St. Pat's third at state duals, Maxwell sixth

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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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