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Memorial weekend: Rain, then sun

A heavy thunderstorm hit parts of Lincoln County around 6 p.m. Thursday, and the thunderstorms are possible throughout the night over southwest Nebraska, the National Weather Service in North Platte said. ...More

College staff receives 3% raise

Community College part-time and full-time administration received a 3% package increase Wednesday, and full-time classified staff also got a 3% raise in the coming school year. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

City to drop CodeRed notices, expand Smart 911

Effective Thursday, June 1, the North Platte/Lincoln County 911 Center will no longer use the CodeRed emergency notification provider. ...More

District Court sentencings

Ky Christell, was sentenced to 24 months’ probation and 30 days in jail Monday in Lincoln County District Court for operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest and driving under revocation. ...More

Young men sentenced, including man who had Cody Park penguin (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Several young men faced justice Monday when they appeared for sentencing in Lincoln County District Court.   ...More

County approves advertising agency for Visitor's Bureau (13 Talk Back Entries 13)

Maly Marketing of Lincoln got the job on Monday of handling advertising for the Lincoln County Visitors Bureau. ...More

Weekend police: Men charged with accosting women, stalking

Two North Platte men were charged with crimes against women over the weekend, one of them at the Platte River Mall, leading to a series of charges, including assault and shoplifting. ...More

Movies coming back to old Fox Theater (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

The Fox Theater will be showing movies once again. ...More

Mobile home park tests water: All clean (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

Residents of the mobile home park on East Philip were advised to boil their water for nearly two weeks, after the water was shut off to fix a leak in the main line. ...More

County court: Plea agreements reduce charges

Defendants in three felony cases were convicted Thursday in Lincoln County Court after charges were reduced in plea agreements. ...More

North Platte woman charged with dealing meth

A North Platte woman was arrested Wednesday and charged with meth distribution based on an abundance of evidence, according to police reports. ...More

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NSP troopers honored by MADD

Several Nebraska State Patrol troopers were honored May 23 with hero awards from Mothers Against Drunk Driving, including Justin Buhlke of North Platte....More

Boat ramp at Hershey opens

The boat ramp at the west end of Hershey Wildlife Management Area will be available for use on the Memorial holiday weekend....More

Legislative session ends with approval from governor

The first session of the 105th Legislature adjourned Tuesday with speeches from the speaker, the governor, and the usual impromptu speech from Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha....More

Nebraska shares settlement with Target Corp. over 2013 computer breach

Nebraska and 46 other states and the District of Columbia will share in an $18.5 million settlement in regard to the 2013 data breach at the Target corporation. ...More

Gresham woman sentenced in international tax fraud scheme

A 36-year-old Nebraska woman was sentenced Monday in federal court for assisting with an income tax scheme for people who are believed to be outside the U.S., Acting U.S. Attorney Robert C. Stuart announced....More

NPPD to renovate old Bomgaars building in Ogallala

The Nebraska Public Power District will spend about $1.5 million to renovate a new operations center in Ogallala....More

Biden at new cancer center: 'hope other institutions follow’

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha a "remarkable facility" Tuesday during a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony....More

Pony Express Re-Ride across Nebraska June 6-8

Applications are needed by May 29 to have a letter carried across the West in the national Pony Express Re-Ride....More

Dances set in Miller

We have been asked by a number of people if we have a web page or are on facebook. The answer is yes, a couple of people are working on this. But, anyone can post our dances/schedule to their “friends” on facebook, or send them a schedule....More

Legislative week: May 15-19

The state's budget passed with gubernatorial line-item vetoes this week, while senators worked to pass the last few remaining bills this session....More

Hershey couple love Buffalo Bill Rodeo

Jack and Peggy Moorhead are faithful Buffalo Bill Rodeo fans -- so faithful, they’ve attended nearly each of the four nights of rodeo for the past five decades....More

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Memorial Day services set at Fort McPherson

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Seniors open season with sweep of Twin Cities

State track: Weaver runner-up 100, long jump

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