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Ban lifted, Nebraska beef headed to Israel

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Panhandler leads police on chase (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

A panhandler got away from police Tuesday at the Wal-Mart Supercenter and drove off in his van, leading officers on a four-mile chase to the outskirts of town. ...More

Autism Society to benefit from St. Patty’s Beatdown

The Autism Society of Nebraska–North Platte Support Network is excited to be the charitable beneficiary of the Midwest Championship Fighting event to be held at the D & N Event Center in North Platte on March 19. ...More

Smoke filled sky draws a crowd

A controlled burn just east of the North Platte water treatment holding ponds Thursday resulted in a steady stream of traffic as billowing smoke attracted the curious, who drove out to investigate. ...More

West neighborhood discusses redevelopment (9 Talk Back Entries 9)

A largely unimproved part of North Platte along Dixie Ave. could be modernized with redevelopment funds such as tax increment financing, city officials said Tuesday night at a neighborhood meeting. ...More

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'Iron Eagle,' veterans bills advance (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

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

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

Commissioners approve tax exempt groups (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

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

Fireplace flames damage roof (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

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

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Clinton campaign coming to North Platte (11 Talk Back Entries 11)
Sanders campaign rally set (8 Talk Back Entries 8)
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Keep Keith County Beautiful effort wins national award

Keep Keith County Beautiful has received the 2015 Keep America Beautiful President Circle Award recognition at a recent national conference in Orlando, Fla....More

School officials, land owners butt heads over tax relief bill

LINCOLN - A bill that would limit educational spending to alleviate property tax burdens was heard before the Education Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 9....More

Meetings cancelled in Nebraska to discuss carbon mitigation

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Director Jim Macy cancelled 18 meetings in nine communities across the state Wednesday that were scheduled two days earlier to discuss federal Clean Power Plan mandates....More

Kearney motel operation pleads guilty to unlawful hiring of alien

Paul Younes, 63, of Kearney and Kearney Hospitality, Inc. have pled guilty to charges related to the unlawful hiring of aliens. ...More

Proposal would give bikers freedom, help brain injury victims

LINCOLN--Motorcyclists and their helmets, which have been brought up time and again in the Nebraska Legislature, were the subject of a bill before the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee last week....More

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

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Historical candy, Chautaqua topics of Brown Bag luncheon

Library to present program on solar eclipses

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Boys BB: Hershey upsets St. Pat's

Basketball: Lady Irish slam Paxton

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