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Two men, three women federally indicted for meth distribution (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

Five people from North Platte have been indicted on federal charges by a Grand Jury, U.S. Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced Thursday. ...More

Scammers phish for computer access

Scammers are calling people to tell them that their Windows computer program needs to be updated, and then they try to get personal financial information.   ...More

Dead body identified near McDonald's (UPDATED)

The body that North Platte police found Sunday evening was an Oregon man. He was in a van parked in North Platte, just east of the McDonald's Restaurant on S. Dewey. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Hershey girl paralyzed by rare disease (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

The family of a 12-year-old girl who was suddenly paralyzed in late June is asking for help. ...More

Traffic lights coming out at Fourth & Chestnut (13 Talk Back Entries 13)

The traffic lights at Fourth and Bailey will remain in place, but lights above Fourth and Chestnut will go away, following action Tuesday by the North Platte City Council. ...More

Convictions: Burnside, Hernandez, Smith

James Burnside pled guilty Monday to one count of child pornography-under age one.  ...More

Jail, prison sentences handed down for assault, meth

Travis Louthan was sentenced Monday to 180 days in the county jail for driving under suspension and third-degree assault, following action Monday in Lincoln County District Court. ...More

Razes sentenced for theft (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Dennis Razes was convicted Monday of theft by receiving items worth up to $1,500, after a plea deal was worked out with the Lincoln County Attorney. ...More

Senate candidates to debate in North Platte

Republican candidate Ben Sasse said Monday that North Platte will be the site of a fourth debate between Senate candidates Sept. 14, hosted by Nebraska Education Television News and the Nebraska Broadcasters Association. ...More

Weekend police report: Three drug arrests (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

At around 12:45 a.m. on Sunday, a police officer saw a vehicle fail to stop at a red light near N. Jeffers and Rodeo Rd.  ...More

Seamann, Kendrick win Maxwell demo derby (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

A crowd of 2,300 watched Saturday as driver Matt Seamann won the full-size demolition derby and Mike Kendrick from Gothenburg took first in the compact division at the Maxwell Heritage Days. ...More

Matlock jailed in ongoing sentence (11 Talk Back Entries 11)

Amiria Braka Matlock was booked into jail late Sunday to serve 24 hours on the birthday of Greg Styles, as part of a unique sentence handed down more than six years ago. ...More

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Brodeo mixes rodeo, four wheelers (1 Talk Back Entries 1)
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Tickets go fast for Willie Nelson anti-pipeline concert

More than 6,5000 tickets were sold in 24 hours for a Neil Young and Willie Nelson concert in Neleigh in Sept. 27....More

Callaway to host kite-flyers

The “Kite Fly Capital of Nebraska” will host its 24th annual Kite Flight over Labor Day weekend. ...More

UP trains collide in Arkansas

A train derailment in Hoxie, Ark. has killed two people and sent two others to the hospital with unspecified injuries....More

NSP main number working again

A phone outage caused by a cut cable has been fixed and phone service to the Nebraska State Patrol main business number (402) 471-4545 and the Nebraska State Patrol non-emergency Highway Helpline 1-800-525-5555 (*55) has been restored....More

Tax Wall Street candidate falls short of ballot

Dan Buhrdorf, a Lincoln resident who sought the U.S. Senate seat as a Tax Wall Street Party candidate, fell short in his petition drive to qualify for the November ballot, according to state officials....More

Medical grants available for children

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation is seeking applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for children’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan....More

Ground broken for new NSP crime lab

Construction is underway on a new state-of-the-art crime laboratory for the Nebraska State Patrol....More

Neil Young, Willie Nelson concert set in path of Keystone XL Pipeline (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

Tickets go on sale Wednesday for Neil Young and Willie Nelson in a benefit concert Sept. 27 on a farm near Neligh that is in the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline....More

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