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Mail: Watch out for health insurance replacement (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

As the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to vote on a bill to replace Obamacare, a Bulletin reader sent an open letter to Rep. Adrian Smith, which says: ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Four Shillings Short to perform at Espresso Shop

Four Shillings Short, an independent folk band, will perform Saturday, March 25 from 7-9 p.m. at the Espresso Shop downtown. ...More

Council approves economic grants (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

The city council agreed Tuesday to give Mark and Deb Lutrell $30,000 to renovate the old Depot restaurant downtown, as long as the money is only used on the building. ...More

Earth Day festival taking shape (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Plans to celebrate Earth Day are taking shape in North Platte, thanks to two women -- Yoko Lawing, an Edward Jones financial advisor, and Jina Malesksarkissians, the manager of Regency Retirement. ...More

North Platte man charged with obstruction, assaulting police officer (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

On Friday, March 17, at 1:40 a.m., a police officer investigated a disturbance near the intersection of N. Willow and W. 11th. ...More

Eight homes lost in Lake McConaughy fire (7 Talk Back Entries 7)

A wildfire totally destroyed eight homes Sunday afternoon on the north side of Lake McConaughy as the temperature climbed to 80 degrees and winds gusted to 40 miles an hour.   ...More

Man charged with assault, police suspect drug deal (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

For the third time this month, a man in North Platte has been charged with assault with a handgun. ...More

Council to consider grants for restaurant, employees, housing renovations (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

The city council has a busy agenda for its meeting Tuesday evening, March 21. ...More

No second school in many rural areas

Vouchers for private school are another form of school choice being proposed in the Legislature. But, vouchers could have minimal effects in rural areas of the state where there is only one school. ...More

Charter school bill reignites lively debate

The debate over charter schools continues in Nebraska. ...More

Groene: Horse massage bill could advance (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

A bill to reduce onerous requirements to massage a horse for hire is working its way through the Nebraska Legislature, with the full backing of Sen. Mike Groene. ...More

Legislature considers bill to create cannabis dispensaries (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

Forty-four U.S. states permit some form of medical cannabis. Nebraska is one of the six states that do not. ...More

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College teacher honored for adult basic education

A Mid-Plains Community College instructor has been recognized at the national level for work in the field of adult education. ...More

Inductees announced to Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame

The 2017 inductees into the Nebraska Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame were announced Tuesday. They are:...More

Secretary of State John Gale won't run for reelection

Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale announced Monday that his current term would be his last, and he will not seek re-election in 2018....More

Increasing, eliminating taxes discussed at Revenue Committee hearing

A tax break for some back-to-school shopping, but a tax increase on tobacco, were on the agenda Friday for the Legislature's Revenue Committee....More

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Soccer: North Platte boys smash Gering

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