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On Saturday , Aug. 14, we will celebrate downtown entertainment with the fifth consecutive Music on the Bricks.
A rundown of entertaining events around North Platte and Lincoln County:
An application to build a horse racetrack south of I-80 was unanimously approved Tuesday by the North Platte planning and zoning commission, which moves the proposal along to the city council for consideration.
On July 21, police arrested a North Platte man connected with the theft and resale of two home air conditioning units.
Heat index values Wednesday will sizzle in excess of 100 degrees in central Nebraska, the National Weather Service in North Platte said.
Lincoln County Commissioner Chris Bruns will run for the District 42 seat in the Nebraska State Legislature.
The Platte River Fitness Series hosted their Share a Spare Color race Saturday at Cody Park in support of the Nebraska Kidney Association.
Jesse Chase Swartz of North Platte was sentenced Friday in federal court in Lincoln to 15 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for having a fraudulent passport.
Four veterans were honored Saturday for their service during a Quilts of Valor ceremony at the 20th Century Veterans Memorial.
A pack of 25 dog sculptures were auctioned off Friday evening at Pals Brewing during the Paws-itive Partners Paws on the Platte auction.
The world’s largest steam locomotive – the 80-year-old marvel – is coming to North Platte.
To honor those who lost their lives in battle, the Sioux Lookout chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor the exhibit of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier replica in North Platte July 31-Aug 1.
Dances are held on Saturday nights at the Miller Community Hall.
On Tuesday, Gov. Pete Ricketts protested an announcement by the U.S. Center for Disease Control that recommends even those who are vaccinated wear masks indoors again to curb COVID-19 transmission.
Matt Williams of Gothenburg, a two-term state senator, will run to represent the western half of the state on the University of Nebraska’s governing body, the Board of Regents.
In early July, the Biden administration canceled nearly $56 million in student-loan debt, mostly connected to institutions engaging in misconduct, including promising jobs or falsely claiming credits would transfer to universities.
Gov. Pete Ricketts issued a state disaster declaration Saturday for the severe windstorms that struck Nebraska on July 9-10, 2021, knocking out electricity and causing extensive damage over a wide area of the state.
Law enforcement has located a young man who was wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide that occurred overnight in Chadron.
Major pharmaceutical distributors have been hammered with an historic $26 billion multi-state settlement over potentially illegal opioid distribution practices, Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson announced Wednesday.
Thomas W. Hird of Kearney was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison for filing false tax returns, Acting U.S. Attorney Jan Sharp announced.