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State Patrol names new North Platte commander

Capt. Martin Denton will take command of the Troop D headquarters in North Platte, Nebraska State Patrol spokeswoman Deb Collins announced Friday. ...More

Final performers selected for Nebraskaland Days concerts

The Brothers Osborne will open the show for Chris Stapleton during Nebraskaland Days, filling the bill for the Summer Jam concerts. ...More

Lineup set for 'North Platte Has Talent' (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

A dozen contestants, including singers and dancers, are signed up to perform at the “North Platte Has Talent” contest on Saturday Oct. 8. ...More

Health care correction, rooted in fairness (9 Talk Back Entries 9)

Nebraskans are facing more bad news as Obamacare continues to unravel. On Sept. 23, Blue Cross - Blue Shield announced its departure from Nebraska’s exchange due to losses totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

New director named for public school foundation

Jodi Howard has been selected as the new executive director of the North Platte Public Schools Foundation. ...More

North Platte man charged with dealing drugs in parking lot

A North Platte man was charged Wednesday with selling drugs in broad daylight in a parking lot next to U.S. Highway 83. ...More

Government class decides mock trial

District court was packed Wednesday for the mock trial of girl for minor in possession. Members of the Hershey High government class were mock jurors ...More

North Platte woman charged with assault, knife threat, theft (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

A North Platte woman allegedly went a little crazy Monday and Tuesday, throwing things at her boyfriend, spraying him in the face and slashing his tires, police said. ...More

Stapleton Elementary joins top U.S. schools (updated) (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

The U.S. Secretary of Education announced Wednesday that Stapleton Elementary School is a nationally honored, Blue Ribbon School. ...More

Family faces high bills for child's rare disease (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Miss Millie Meyer entered the world with a bang on March 26. Shortly after she was born she was flown to Children’s Hospital in Omaha, where she stayed for 11 weeks. ...More

'Love My Cat' month starts soon (8 Talk Back Entries 8)

“Love My Cat” month gets underway in October, offering discounts to spay and neuter cats, continuing the successful effort of the past five years. ...More

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The CCC boys of Nebraska: Musical Tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps
Troop D Capt. Lynn Williams to retire (2 Talk Back Entries 2)
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Fatalities of fiery I-80 crash identified

 The Nebraska State Patrol released the identities Thursday of three people who were burned beyond recognition in a fiery crash near Gibbon Friday, Sept. 23....More

UNMC study highlights state mental health needs

A recent study conducted by the University of Nebraska Medical Center paints a stark picture about behavioral and mental health treatment across Nebraska, saying the state is inadequate and inefficient in treating people who suffer from mental and behavioral health problems....More

Calling for commitment to renewable energy

Sens. Ken Haar of Malcolm and Tyson Larson of O'Neill heard testimony Wednesday from leaders from around the state calling for a response to the growing threat of climate change and an increase in energy from renewable resources....More

Cody-Kilgore school receives equipment from Dr. Pepper Snapple and Good Sports

Dr. Pepper Snapple has awarded Cody-Kilgore Unified Schools in northern Nebraska an equipment donation valued at $5,000 as part of its partnership with Good Sports....More

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North Carolina author to speak at North Platte Public Library

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Native tribes such as the Lakota once roamed the area, bound only by the range of wildlife they hunted and the plants they consumed. Here's a look at the remnants of their way of life in the context of some of the events of today. Also... a profile of North Platte mayoral candidates... Capt. Williams looks back on a State Patrol career in west central Nebraska... and more.

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