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Taxes, ag economy to be focus of annual Farm Bureau convention

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Meth smuggler gets 2-6 years in prison (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

A young North Platte woman who smuggled meth into the Lincoln County jail was sentenced Monday to 2-6 years in the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women in York. ...More

County considers liquor license for micro-brewery (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

A liquor license for the PALS micro-brewery on the southwest corner of North Platte was approved Monday by the county – but a glitch will make them do it over again. ...More

Old man winter arrives (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

The first real blast of winter arrived Monday with north winds of 20-30 miles an hour, ushering frigid, below-zero wind chills overnight. ...More

Weekend police: Brazen shoplifter

A North Platte man allegedly tried to enrich himself by taking merchandise from a store shelf and returning it to the same store for a cash “refund.” ...More

Kenyan woman discusses hospital improvement project (5 Talk Back Entries 5)

Alice Atemo of Kenya was in North Platte last week, drumming up support for hand-made Kenyan products as well as medical improvements in one of the poorest areas of the world. ...More

Taking a look at what’s next for death penalty in Nebraska (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

Now what? That's the question many were asking regarding the recent death penalty referendum result that brought back capital punishment. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Seats open on Noxious Weed Board

Applications are open for three seats on the Lincoln County Noxious Weed Board, because no one filed to run for the seats in the general election. ...More

Pay it forward: Santa Cop seeks donations (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

This holiday season marks the 31st year for the North Platte Police Santa Cop program.  ...More

Rhythm Future Quartet wows Espresso Shop audience

The Espresso Shop was jumping Saturday, Nov. 19 with arguably the best gypsy jazz and swing band in the country -- the Rhythm Future Quartet. ...More

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Be alert to carbon monoxide

There are more than 400 deaths and approximately 15,000 emergency room visits each year as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....More

Organ recovery open house set in North Platte

Nebraska Organ Recovery, along with partner hospitals throughout Nebraska, will celebrate Nebraska’s organ and tissue donors with five open houses during the holiday season....More

Nursing assistants are in demand

One of the fastest growing professions in the world of health care also requires one of the shortest amounts of training time....More

NSP: Three stores sold alchohol to minors

On Nov. 30, the Nebraska State Patrol conducted alcohol compliance checks at retail outlets in Hitchcock and Dundy counties in southwest Nebraska....More

Seward girl’s bull elk more than just a state record

A bull elk harvested by a Seward girl in September is not only the new non-typical record for Nebraska, it also ranks 16th in the all-time world records maintained by the Boone and Crockett Club....More

Smith strives to ease restrictions on small hospitals

Rep. Adrian Smith’s effort to ease burdensome restrictions on small rural hospitals passed in the House of Representatives Wednesday and advances to the Senate for consideration....More

State troopers issue hundreds of no seatbelt citations, warnings

The Nebraska State Patrol issued 220 seatbelt citations or warnings as well as 40 child restraint citations or warnings during the “Click It or Ticket” special enforcement campaign Nov. 21-27....More

Plans take shape for 'Wreaths Across America' at Fort McPherson (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

At 11 a.m. on Dec. 17, members of the Lincoln County Civil Air Patrol, representatives of the military services, veterans and their families will observe “wreaths across America,” a program to put a Christmas wreath at veterans’ graves across America....More

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Basketball: Lady Irish bury Sandhills-Thedford

Basketball: St. Pat's starts fast in win over Sandhills-Thedford

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