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Mail: Paulman spends bundle on campaign

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Groene, Paulman disagree on rural issues at candidate's forum (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

In what may be the most heated race of the campaign, Roric Paulman and Mike Groene squared off in front of the Lincoln County Cattlemen in mid-October, taking turns answering questions for about 90 minutes. ...More

North Platte man arrested after high speed chase (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

Police checked out a disturbance Wednesday morning in northwest North Platte and found themselves right in the middle of it. ...More

Trick or treating: Be safe out there

Popular trick-or-treating hours will be 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, so the North Platte Police urge you to be especially alert for kids during those hours. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Paulman: Heavily invested in his campaign (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

In the Lincoln County (District 42) race for the Legislature, Roric R. Paulman’s campaign committee had taken in $109,000 in campaign income and spent $96,000 as of the end of September -- the third most expensive campaign for the state legislature. ...More

Bond set at $5 million for murder suspect (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Charges and rights were read to accused murderer Emerson Craig Wednesday in Lincoln County Court. ...More

School board: Last year for Hall Elementary (13 Talk Back Entries 13)

After 133 years, this will be the last school year for Hall Elementary, following action Tuesday by the North Platte school board. ...More

Maxwell man accused of murdering wife (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

Emerson Craig of rural Maxwell was charged with first-degree murder Monday, six months after his wife was found dead in their Quonset barn south of the village. ...More

Maxwell water tower: Repairs could begin by weekend

With the water tower out of commission, Maxwell residents are advised to boil water for drinking and cooking as a precautionary measure. ...More

Puerto Rican singer jazzes Spanish students

Ennio Emmanuel revved up the crowd with a high energy performance Tuesday at North Platte High School’s performing arts theater. ...More

Housing Authority director’s job in jeopardy (10 Talk Back Entries 10)

Federal officials have been unhappy with the North Platte Housing Authority since April and now they are taking a closer look at the operation, as Executive Director J.D. Bennett continues to find herself in the seat of controversy. ...More

North Platte woman arrested on brass knuckles charge (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Sophia Boe of North Platte was arrested Saturday night after a sheriff's deputy found her in car on Dodge Hill with a set of brass knuckles in her backpack. ...More

Housing authority: Chairwoman conciliatory (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

The gas is back on at Autumn Park and everyone was in a better mood Monday at a meeting of the North Platte Housing Authority. ...More

North Platte woman charged with meth

Melissa Ohlson, 24, of North Platte was charged with possession of meth Saturday after a lab test was finally complete. ...More

More frightening scenes of Halloween Town

Each October, hundreds of other North Platte homeowners enjoy making their yards look scary and entertaining at the same time. ...More

Benefit set for Russ and Laura Poe (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

A benefit will be held on Sunday, Nov. 2 for Russ and Laura Poe, who lost their premature triplets in early October. ...More

Council race: Newcomers Larry Pederson, Charlie Burwick seek Ward 2 seat

Charles Burwick and Larry Pedersen are seeking to fill the Ward 2 North Platte city council seat that is currently held by Michelle McNea, who chose not to run for reelection. ...More

Frightening scenes of Halloween Town

Marcella Hilber hopes to see lots of trick or treaters on Halloween -- her cauldron is overflowing with candy. ...More

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Election: Nisley challenges Barrett for council seat (3 Talk Back Entries 3)
Maxwell water tower springs leak (1 Talk Back Entries 1)
City water line under repair at Leota and McNeel
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Education candidate donates thousands to own campaign

Robin Stevens of Gothenburg, who is challenging Molly O'Holleran a seat on the state Board of Education, reported this week that he'd given his campaign more than $10,000....More

Ricketts campaign spending tops $6 million

LINCOLN--Campaign spending for Nebraska's gubernatorial race topped $8.5 million by Oct. 27, with Republican Pete Ricketts spending nearly 2.5 times as much as Democrat Chuck Hassebrook....More

Retired admiral: Climate change threatens more than polar bears

When conducting a recent Google image search on climate change, Penn State University meteorology professor and retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Dave Titley said that one-third of the images he found showed pictures of polar bears....More

NY police group donates $5,000 for son of slain jail worker

GERING — A police organization has raised money for the care and upbringing of the son of Amanda Baker, a correctional officer who was strangled in the Scotts Bluff County Jail....More

Curtis student: Top regional barrel racer

CURTIS – The Aggies at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture finished their fall season of five rodeos in Fargo, N.D. over the weekend, said NCTA Coach Bridger Chytka....More

Hearing addresses issues with Medicaid coverage for former foster care youth

The process for former foster care youths getting Medicaid coverage is vague and complicated, which has denied coverage for some of these young adults, the Nebraska Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee was told at an interim hearing Oct. 24....More

Hearing discusses lack of urgency when awarding disaster relief funds

LINCOLN--The Nebraska Legislature's government, military and veteran affairs committee met Friday afternoon to discuss why emergency relief funds aren't dispersed promptly after they are awarded....More

Public hearings set for proposed transmission line

A series of eight public hearings on Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project -- a 345,000-volt transmission line -- are scheduled during the first two weeks of November....More

National American Legion Commander to visit North Platte
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Football playoffs: Maxwell beats Medicine Valley

Football playoffs: Brady turns back Overton

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A detailed look at the evidence and autopsy report that led to a murder charge against a Maxwell man, six months after his wife was found dead. Also, a look at the North Platte Housing Authority's controversy over occupation taxes, its miscommunications and the executive director's effort to oversee renovation of 250 homes and apartments for the first time in 42 years... and... Hall Elementary School closes after 133 years... the city's government television programmer challenges the former county sheriff for his council seat... plus, Ostendorf challenges Steinbeck for council... arrests... overviews of the Maxwell and St. Pat's football teams as they start the playoffs... an interview with volleyball standout Sam Kennedy... and more...

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