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Davis at the Legislature: Chadron State College

Mail: Death penalty is no deterrent, costs more

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McCook company catches NUís eye

Nebraska sheep, goat producers to meet in Broken Bow

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Entertainment around town

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

Annual Memory Walk: Gratitude to founder Helen Bell

The annual Alzheimer’s Memory Walk in North Platte will be held Sunday, and it will feel a little different this year for Peggy Mata and the other walkers, now that Helen Bell has passed away. ...More

Men face first-degree assault charges (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

A North Platte man who allegedly broke bones in the face of a man in a bar fight now faces a charge of first-degree assault. ...More

Longest running play in history comes to North Platte

The curtain will go up Friday night for The Mousetrap at the downtown Neville Center / Fox theater, opening the door on an intense murder-mystery-intrigue set in Britain during the 1950s. ...More

Environmentalists, historians dig into Birdwood Creek (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Courtney Ziska of the Nebraska State Historical Society hit a vein of precious material last summer when she went prospecting along the Birdwood Creek. ...More

Barrett leaves partisan bickering behind forever (updated)

Bill Barrett of Lexington, who served 10 years in Congress and 12 years in the Nebraska Legislature, died Tuesday night in his hometown, where he was in assisted living. ...More

Hi-speed pursuit ends in two arrests (3 Talk Back Entries 3)

A couple was arrested late Monday night after leading police on a high-speed chase from North Platte to Sutherland, where they ran into the river on foot. ...More

Rail Days attendance: 'Good re-start'

Nearly 1,800 meals were served Saturday during Rail Days at the Union Pacific family picnic at Cody Park, organizer Kirsten Parker said Tuesday, and about 800 people attended the model train show downtown. ...More

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Woodhead to miss rest of season with torn ACL (4 Talk Back Entries 4)
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Mandatory ACT testing seen as plus for students

LINCOLN--When all juniors in Nebraska high schools take the ACT exam this fall, it will mark a change in state testing requirements that many see as a positive for students in Nebraska....More

Three people killed in fiery crash near Gibbon

A semi-truck blew a tire and went out of control on Interstate-80 Friday, starting a chain reaction that killed three people and injured two others....More

Maker of Suboxone accused of monopolizing market

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson and 35 other state attorneys general filed an antitrust lawsuit Thursday in federal court against the makers of Suboxone -- a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction....More

Harvest time nears: Be careful on roads

The soybeans are beginning to mature and dry out, and as harvest approaches, the Nebraska State Patrol encourages motorists to be cautious and increase awareness when traveling on roads and highways....More

Cozad woman killed in crash in Dawson County

A 59-year-old woman was killed Monday south of Cozad when two vehicles collided at the intersection of a state highway and county road....More

Man charged in college stabbing in Peru

St. Cloud, Minn. wasn’t the only place where stabbings occurred over the weekend. Three men were wounded in a knife attack in Peru, Neb....More

Game and Parks seeks help in tracking monarch habitat

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is asking for the public’s help in documenting new and existing habitat for monarch butterflies....More

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Teammates rally at Hershey homecoming

Football: Panthers shut out Kimball

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