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District court report: Young North Platte man stands mute

Jorden Snare, 19, stood mute Monday in Lincoln County District Court, just 10 days after he was returned to North Platte by Kansas City law officers, who found him driving a car he didn't own and a juvenile girl with him. ...More

District Court: Three men sentenced for drug convictions

James Mitchell, 28, was sentenced Monday to 2-3 years in the state penitentiary for attempted possession of methamphetamines with intent to deliver. ...More

Historic B-17 bomber arrives in North Platte (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

A B-17 Bomber from the World War II era arrived at the North Platte Regional Airport/Lee Bird Field on Monday and will offer rides Tuesday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. ...More

Commissioners postpone public hearing on parking lot

A small typo stopped a public hearing Monday before it began. ...More

North Platte man charged with threat with weapon (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

A North Platte man was taken to jail early Sunday morning, charged with threatening his domestic partner with a gun. ...More

School board considers administrators' pay (5 Talk Back Entries 5)

The North Platte school board did not approve an average 1.9% pay raise for North Platte Public School administrators on April 11, delaying action until the next meeting, Monday, May 9. ...More

Services set for Ruth Gambs (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Services will be held Thursday for Ruth Gambs of North Platte, who died Thursday, April 28 in Omaha. ...More

Bluegrass festival at fairgrounds

The country bluegrass sic festival at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds featured the best acts in bluegrass music from Thursday through Saturday. ...More

Unregistered sex offenders rounded up (28 Talk Back Entries 28)

On Thursday, members of the U.S. Marshal’s Service, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, North Platte Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol started a joint operation to round up convicted sex offenders who are not properly registered. ...More

Compassion exhibit takes visitors to third world

An experience in compassion opens Friday at the Platte River Mall. ...More

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Lexington cuts ribbon on $25 million hospital addition

A ribbon-cutting and open house was held Monday for a new Outpatient Services Center at the Lexington Regional Health Center. ...More

College commencement ceremonies set in North Platte, McCook

This weekend will be one of celebration at Mid-Plains Community College. Every final test puts students one step closer to summer break, and for some, a step closer to earning a college degree, diploma or certificate....More

Fraud unit enacted for primary election

Reports of potential election fraud or election misconduct are not common in Nebraska, Secretary of State John Gale said Tuesday, a week before the state's primary election. However, if there is a need, there is a phone number that citizens can call to report complaints....More

Legislature: Campaign spending

Twenty candidates from Greater Nebraska districts running for legislative seats in the May 10 primary report spending an average of just over $6,000 to win a spot on the November ballot....More

Spending for Board of Regents race

Paul Kenney of Kearney has loaned his Board of Regents campaign nearly half of the $20,675 in receipts reported through April 5, according to reports filed with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission....More

Burying Beetle delays construction of wind generators

Construction of a 200-turbine wind farm near O’Neill was halted in mid-April due to the endangered burying beetle....More

Pleasanton farmer sentenced to federal prison

Shane M. Wibbels, 39, of Pleasanton, was sentenced Tuesday, April 26 for making a false statement to a financial institution, a federal crime. ...More

Troopers nab murder suspect near Wyoming border

A murder suspect from South Dakota was caught Wednesday night after a high-speed chase in western Nebraska.  ...More

Hastings woman sentenced in immigration cover-up

Stephanie Hagemeier, 43 of Hastings was recently convicted of aiding and abetting the unlawful hiring of an alien, and was sentenced a year of probation and fined $500....More

Autistic legal hotline established (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Autism affects approximately 1% of children ages three to 18 in Nebraska, according to the Autism Action Partnership....More

Conference on addiction set at Whiteclay

Broken Lives, a two-day conference focusing on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, will open on May 19 at the Lakota Hope Center in Whiteclay....More

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