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North Platte man charged with child sex assault (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

A North Platte was charged Thursday with first-degree sexual assualt of a child. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Gasoline prices dropping, elsewhere (6 Talk Back Entries 6)

Regular grade gasoline sold for just $3.09 a gallon on Wednesday in Niobrara, a small Nebraska town near the South Dakota border.   ...More

Horses attacked, mountain lions blamed

Horses have reportedly been attacked by mountain lions near Mullen, Ainsworth and north of Valentine. ...More

Visitor's bureau moves across I-80

The Lincoln County Visitor’s Bureau will move into a new, more visible location on North Platte’s main I-80 interchange. ...More

Library speaker: Stained glass of Nebraska and the West

The origins and evolution of stained glass will be the topic of a free program at the North Platte Public Library at noon Friday, Aug. 1, sponsored by the Friends of the North Platte Public Library and Humanities Nebraska. ...More

Domestic battle leads to criminal charges

A North Platte couple fought hard Saturday night, all the way into jail. ...More

District court: Edington gets 300 days (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

Tina Edington (also known as Tina Vondal) appeared before Lincoln County District Court Judge Donald Rowlands Monday for sentencing on two probation violation charges. ...More

Electric company: Protest proposed regulations (23 Talk Back Entries 23)

An electricity company is asking its customers to protest tougher EPA standards on coal-fired generators. ...More

Test site: Positive for West Nile Virus

Health officials are advising people to take precautions after a mosquito collection pool in the Lincoln County area tested positive for the West Nile virus. ...More

Curtain goes up on Children's Theater

The Summer Children’s Theatre opened Saturday at the North Platte Community Playhouse.   ...More

Traffic lights covered

Traffic lights were covered with black bags Friday at the intersections of Fourth and Bailey and Fourth and Chestnut in North Platte, another step in their removal.   ...More

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Cattlemenís Ball raises $1.3 million for cancer research

For the fifth consecutive year, proceeds from the Cattleman's Ball topped the $1 million mark, as this year’s ball held on June 6-7 at the Hoot Owl Ranch in Harrisburg in Banner County raised $1.3 million....More

Groups to demonstrate for secure borders

Several Nebraska conservative organizations are supporting efforts by Gov. Dave Heineman to determine how many immigrants have arrived or will arrive in Nebraska and prevent them from accessing state benefits at a cost to state taxpayers. ...More

Street dance set in Stapleton

The Knights of Columbus of St. John The Evangelist will hold a Community Street Dance on Saturday, Aug. 2 on Main Street in Stapleton. The event will run from 8:30-12:30 p.m....More

Opponents file suit to stop gambling on ballot

Pat Loontjer, executive director of “Gambling with the Good Life” announced Tuesday that the organization has filed a law suit to prevent Amendment 1 (Horse Slots at the Tracks) from going on the November ballot....More

Hassebrook: Special counsel should investigate prisons

Gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook called on Attorney General Jon Bruning Tuesday to appoint an outside special counsel to examine systemic failures in the Department of Corrections....More

Jenkins questions Farm Bureauís endorsement of Sasse

Ben Sasse has virtually no experience in the agricultural or private sector and not much of a Nebraska resume, Independent candidate Jim Jenkins said Tuesday in a letter to the Nebraska Farm Bureau....More

Lake Mac higher than expected, more water for irrigators

Lake McConaughy is almost 10 feet higher than last year at this time and holding 200,000 more acre feet of water, allowing for more irrigation in central Nebraska than planned....More

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