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Drug enforcement efforts honored

Law officers and drug investigative task forces throughout central and western Nebraska received high praise Tuesday. ...More

City fireworks ordinance (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Fireworks are permitted in North Platte from noon Wednesday through July 4, according to the city ordinances. ...More

District Court: Two years probation for attempted assault

A man who allegedly tried to run over a deputy with a pickup was sentenced Monday in Lincoln County District Court to 24 months’ probation. ...More

Bluegrass festival won't be held next year (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

The board of directors of the Lincoln County Bluegrass festival has decided that the 17th annual festival last April was the last one. ...More

Battling for better behavorial health care

In rural Nebraska, a set of grandparents are struggling mightily with a tragedy. ...More

Facebook founder visits North Platte on trip through the country (6 Talk Back Entries 6)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg stopped in North Platte's Bailey Yard Saturday as he travels across the central states. ...More

Brothers Osborne, Chris Stapleton rock the arena

The skies were clear and the crowd was in the mood to roar Saturday with John and TJ, the Brothers Osborne, and Chris Stapleton at the Nebraskaland Days Summer Jam concert. ...More

Yoakam, Jackson delight audience on beautiful evening

Dwight Yoakam barreled through his rockin’ country music set Friday at the Nebraskaland Days Summer Jam concert, reminding the packed audience of the energy and heart of rockabilly and country music. ...More

Missing dog finds her way home (5 Talk Back Entries 5)

When Bob Keller of Maxwell went out to check his grape crop on his little vineyard on Sunday, June 11, he took his two Labradors along, Max and Daisy. ...More

Police bust alleged North Platte pot dealer (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

A North Platte man was found with 22 pounds of pot and $20,000 in cash Wednesday morning in his home on West Sixth, after a lengthy investigation. ...More

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Pilot study helps with new breast cancer diagnosis, rural women wanted

A research study at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is looking for 20 women who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer and live in rural areas for an at-home Internet support program....More

PTSD Awareness Day: Opportunity for education, recovery

Tuesday, June 27 is National PTSD Awareness Day....More

Forbes gives high rating to Curtis ag college

The two-year technical agriculture college at Curtis has gained national attention with a prestigious ranking by Forbes business magazine....More

Plattesmouth man sentenced for bank fraud

Mark A. Tincher, 59, of Plattsmouth was sentenced in U.S. District Court Monday for bank fraud....More

Homeschooled students find opportunity at NPCC

Two homeschooled students from North Platte are reaping the benefits of a college in their hometown....More

Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala open house set June 28

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host an open house to share updates on current and future activities as part of the 20-year Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Management Plan....More

UNMC/UNO Chancellor to visit North Platte

A leadership team from the University of Nebraska Medical Center headed by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., will visit Gothenburg Wednesday evening, June 28, and North Platte the next morning....More

Omaha Crips gang member gets eight years

A violent member of the Omaha-area Crips gang was sentenced Thursday to eight years in federal prison for a racketeering conspiracy involving attempted murder, assaults and drug distribution....More

Chadron therapist fined for improper Medicaid claims

A Chadron-area mental health therapist was ordered Tuesday to pay more than $300,000 to the state due to improper Medicaid billing practices....More

Ground broken for Costco poultry plant

In a field near Fremont, Gov. Pete Ricketts helped break ground Tuesday on a mega-poultry business that will transform eastern Nebraska’s agriculture....More

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