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Eclipse: Slow influx of visitors Friday, preparations for 50,000 (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Preparations are in place to handle about 50,000 visitors on Eclipse Day in North Platte, but no one knows if that many will arrive. ...More

Eclipse: Sutherland plans party on rodeo grounds, school closed (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

Midwest Renewable Energy Office Manager Cindy Crosby said her company organized an “eclipse party” at the Sutherland Rodeo Arena on Monday, Aug. 21. ...More

Music on the Bricks set for pre-eclipse weekend nights, downtown

If you’ve lost track of North Platte native Tami Gosnell, she will return to town on “pre-eclipse” weekend for two shows -- Friday and Saturday nights, Aug. 18-19 – downtown. ...More

Entertainment around town

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

Eclipse: Hershey plans downtown barbecue (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

When Hershey merchants have a main street barbecue on eclipse day Aug. 21, what started out as “something to do” to celebrate will be a bigger event than originally anticipated. ...More

Eclipse: Buses to Tryon and Stapleton (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

Passenger buses will run from North Platte to Tryon and Stapleton – the center of the path of Totality -- on Saturday-Monday. ...More

Overnight rain, sunny skies ahead

An inch and a half of welcome rain fell overnight in a Bulletin rain guage near the middle of town, and there is a 30% chance of more rain this morning (Wednesday), mainly before 11 a.m. ...More

Eclipse: Golf course plans to tee off with glow balls

The Oregon Trail Golf Course in Sutherland is setting out to make the Total Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21 even more memorable. ...More

Small dog mangled on West Fourth, Rottweilers blamed (9 Talk Back Entries 9)

Three Rottweilers reportedly attacked and killed a small Chihuahua-Poodle cross on Friday evening as the small dog and her owner were walking on a residential street on the west side of North Platte. ...More

Missing teen (2 Talk Back Entries 2)

Ricky Frederick, 16, was last seen on Aug. 8 in Paxton, driving east in a light grey 1990 Cadillac Seville. ...More

Commissioners to appeal NCORPE tax decision (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

With a dozen concerned property taxpayers present, the Lincoln County Commissioners voted Monday to appeal a recent state ruling that the NCORPE water project in southern Lincoln County is not required to pay property taxes. ...More

North Platte couple charged with attempted theft

A North Platte couple was charged Saturday with attempted theft after they allegedly tried to open the doors on a locked car. ...More

County Court report: Sentence handed down in restaurant theft

Barry Allen was convicted Thursday of theft from Ruby Tuesday restaurant, as well as running from police. ...More

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Illegal dumping at Maxwell lake (7 Talk Back Entries 7)
NCORPE board of directors to meet
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Game, Parks approves 2018 bighorn sheep season

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has approved a bighorn sheep hunting season for 2018....More

Positions open on Nebraska tourism commission

With the passage of LB 222, the Nebraska Tourism Commission is being re-structured and there are now 11 spots on the commission to fill.  According to the bill, seven of the positions will be filled with people directly employed in the tourism industry and four will be from non-tourism professions....More

Grand Island man charged with child enticement via facebook

The Nebraska State Patrol encourages parents to check their children’s facebook accounts, after charging a Grand Island man for arranging to have sex with a 12-year-old girl....More

‘Coffee with a Forester’ to discuss yellowing trees

Yellowing and browning as well as discolored leaves and needles have western Nebraska residents concerned about the health of their trees....More

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Puerto Rico eliminates North Platte from Ripken World Series

North Platte All-Stars fall again in last game of pool play

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Total Eclipse weekend is expected to bring lots of people to town. Communities throughout Lincoln County are gearing up to celebrate this rare, epic occasion. This issue contains a rundown on events, top to bottom. We hope you get out and see the sights, before, during and after the heavens demonstrate their power. Also... Point-Counterpoint in the Sutherland board squabble.... Lincoln County refuses to accept the way NCORPE has skated out of paying property taxes on 19,000 acres... and more.

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