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Davis at the Legislature: Voting is treatment for messy government

Mail: Thanks for helping public schools foundation, Backyard BBQ

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Beset by big losses, Cattlemen encourage more cash deals

Farm leaders sign on with Trump campaign

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Police bust suspected pot dealers (6 Talk Back Entries 6)

The North Platte police found five ounces of marijuana Tuesday afternoon, as well as $3,000 in cash and a handgun when they stopped a car without a front license plate. ...More

District Court: 'Bumper basher' appears in court

A North Platte man who ran into a house and left his bumper and license plate at the scene appeared in court Monday. ...More

District court: North Platte man sentenced to prison

Robbie Wright was sentenced Monday to 2-5 years in prison for attempted possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. ...More

Campaign signs: Thefts by both sides (updated) (15 Talk Back Entries 15)

A North Platte woman with a Hillary Clinton sign in her yard got a surprise Friday when she looked out her window – three Donald Trump signs had been planted in her yard overnight, surrounding the Clinton sign. ...More

North Platte man charged with sexual assault

Brian Piel of North Platte was arrested Friday, charged with sexual assault of a 15-year-old. ...More

Exploring Nebraska with Dean

One of the goals of my Lincoln Highway journey was to stop at every town along the route in Nebraska. Even if that meant just a brief stop for a picture beside the community sign, I was there.  ...More

Death penalty debate intensifies ahead of Nov. 8 election (9 Talk Back Entries 9)

On Oct. 24 in Omaha, Catholic Archbishop George Lucas kicked off three appearances by a death row exoneree and the family member of a murder victim. ...More

Skeptics question need for more houses (23 Talk Back Entries 23)

As candidates for city offices call for more housing in North Platte with subsidies for builders and/or tax increment financing, some taxpayers are skeptical that more housing is really needed. ...More

Living Legend to return (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

No. 844, Union Pacific's "Living Legend" steam locomotive, will return to North Platte Oct. 30 for its second visit within a month.  ...More

Video: School buildings from above

The North Platte school district has created a video showing improvements to the buildings and grounds at the schools. It is posted at lower right of the Bulletin's front page. ...More

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Special attorney named to handle voter fraud complaints

Two weeks before Election Day, a special assistant attorney was named to be the point person to handle complaints about election fraud or voting rights abuses in Nebraska, U.S. Attorney Deb Gilg of Omaha announced Oct. 24....More

Teen fined, guns confiscated for shooting whooping cranes

A Texas teenager has been fined $26,000 and ordered to turn in his guns and do 200 hours of community service for shooting and killing two whooping cranes....More

Curtis Aggie horse team hosts 25 riders at clinic (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

Riders from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture and southwestern Nebraska joined professional horse trainer Sherman Tegtmeier in a weekend equine clinic at the NCTA campus in Curtis....More

Long term Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala master plan approved

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved the Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan on Friday, Oct. 21 at a meeting at Ponca State Park....More

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Volleyball: Bertrand defeats Maxwell

St. Pat's to hold pep rally

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In a maddening election of questionable presidential choices, we break things down to the local level, including a look at safeguards in Lincoln County against Donald Trump's great fear -- a rigged election. Also... moving a monument to the gathering place of Lincoln County settlers... the pros and cons of the death penalty... Lincoln County and the mystery of the Russian jewels... a closer look at Ward 4 council candidates... exploring Nebraska with Dean... and more.

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