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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

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 (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

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

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

Semi-truck, pickup collide at south intersection of North Platte (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

A young North Platte woman suffered head injuries Thursday morning in a collision with a semi-truck loaded with cattle on the primary south intersection of North Platte. ...More

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

A young family of six was killed Wednesday night in a house fire near Weeping Water. The mother, Michelle Collins Speer, was from North Platte. ...More

Council gets look at downtown frontage changes (8 Talk Back Entries 8)

Downtown would look a lot like it did in the 1940s-50s, under a plan to improve the fronts of stores that was show to the city council Tuesday night. ...More

The wonders of humankind (4 Talk Back Entries 4)

In addition to the seven wonders of the world -- the Taj Mahal, Victoria Falls, the pyramid of Giza and so forth – there are inspiring wonders in humankind itself. ...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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Weekend police report: Fugitives found in North Platte
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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

Three vehicle crash claims life

A three vehicle crash Tuesday evening just east of Minatare in Scotts Bluff County claimed one life and sent another person to the hospital....More

Task force trains to confront human trafficking

This week, training of a Nebraska Human Trafficking Task Force began in Hastings....More

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Bulldogs blast Omaha Bryan

Football: Hershey dominates Bayard, advances to playoffs

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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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