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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

Fire near Weeping Water claims victims (Updated) (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

A young family of six, whose mother was from North Platte. were killed Wednesday night, Oct. 19, when a fireplace fire spread into the living room, and eventually into their entire home near Weeping Water. ...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 (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

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 (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

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

Skeptics question need for more houses (6 Talk Back Entries 6)

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 (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

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

Historical marker moved: Site of original settlement (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

A Cottonwood Canyon monument southeast of Maxwell to the pioneers is now alongside a major road, moved out a cow pasture where it stood for 86 years. ...More

County Court: Cases headed to district

Tyra Barrett, 23, waived her right to a preliminary hearing Thursday in Lincoln County Court on charges of delivery or manufacture of a dangerous drug, as well as possession of a controlled substance - marijuana. ...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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Authorities seek info on dead elk, pronghorns

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information about the unlawful killing of big game animals in western and north-central Nebraska....More

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St. Pat's to hold pep rally

Rodeo: College finishes strong in North Dakota

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Corn harvest -- one of Lincoln County's largest economic enterprises -- is getting underway. We ride a combine to report from the people who love to farm, part of our quarterly section on agriculture. Also, full motels 10 months in advance? Sounds like a big party is brewing! Also... law enforcement complications result in a suspected meth dealer spending just 3 weeks in jail... and much more.

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