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Wednesday 11/25/2015
What's up with the moose?
Posted: November 25, 2015

When a moose was spotted in Lincoln County on Nov. 4, people immediately began asking questions. What’s he doing here? Are there more? What should we name it?

Airline wants pilots exempt from ruling
Posted: November 25, 2015

It’s been just over two years since Congress increased the qualifications for first officer flight experience in reaction to a deadly plane crash in 2009.

Schools work to improve
Posted: November 25, 2015

School stakeholders will have their chance to provide feedback as part of a school district’s accreditation process.

Work study program builds life, job skills
Posted: November 25, 2015

For many students with special needs, the transition to the real world can be complicated and tough. However, there is a transition program that can prepare them for that eventuality.

SA welcomes new director of development
Posted: November 25, 2015

Jeff Beckman has made fundraising his career and it was recently announced that he will be bringing his skills to the region as part of the Salvation Army.

Multi-vehicle crash injures 3
Posted: November 25, 2015

A 68-year-old California man was flown to Denver Hospital for treatment after a three vehicle collision west of Sutherland Nov. 23.

Ashford criticizes candidates’ ‘hate’ speech
Posted: November 25, 2015

Ashford denounces ‘hate’ speech from candidates

Tuesday 11/24/2015
Give thanks, give back: Volunteers help the hungry for the holidays
Posted: November 24, 2015

Walking through the aisles of the grocery store, picking up enough food to feed a family can be a stressful experience year-round. During the holidays, family budgets get even tighter, which could lead to a sparse Thanksgiving dinner — or no dinner at all.

Businesses team up, donate holiday food-filled baskets
Posted: November 24, 2015

Even though her business was closed for part of the day, North Platte chiropractor Dawn Erdman was busy coordinating with local schools to deliver meals for needy families.

Go pink for health at Great Plains gala: Event to raise funds for new breast cancer detection equipment
Posted: November 24, 2015

Health care is constantly advancing but tomosynthesis will take cancer diagnosis to the next level. According to Clark Diffendaffer, a radiologist with Great Plains Health, the technology will allow more types of breast cancer to be detected sooner.

Nine Mile Creek trout to get another boost this winter
Posted: November 24, 2015

SCOTTSBLUFF — A dream of returning big migratory rainbow trout to Scotts Bluff County is no longer swimming against a current of doubt.

Family gets a new home for the holidays
Posted: November 24, 2015

SCOTTSBLUFF — A local family has plenty to be thankful for this holiday season as Habitat for Humanity dedicated a newly built home on Sunday to Rebecca Torres and her daughter Emmely.

Future of rural Nebraska’s water uncertain
Posted: November 24, 2015

KEARNEY, Nebraska — American farmers who fear that thirsty cities and industries covet the water they use to irrigate their crops are not irrational, one of the nation’s top water policy and law authorities said Monday.

Volunteers offer to share warm meals with those in need
Posted: November 24, 2015

For many people, Thanksgiving means gathering together and enjoying a feast — for others it means sitting at home alone and hungry. Those who are homebound and rely on programs such as Meals on Wheels are often out of luck when holiday’s come around — that’s when Share-a-Meal shows up, plate in hand.

Convicts sentenced to jail time
Posted: November 24, 2015

A 34-year-old man will serve 3-6 years in the Nebraska Department of Corrections for first degree assault.

Students chosen to shine at Heartland Music Honor Choir: 4 middle schoolers rehearse for special concert in Omaha
Posted: November 24, 2015

A few North Platte High School students traveled to Lincoln over the weekend to participate in the 2015 All State Music Chorus. Now, middle schoolers will have a similar opportunity.

Police Beat - Nov. 24, 2015
Posted: November 24, 2015


County board selects the new building and grounds director
Posted: November 24, 2015

Monday’s Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting was fairly uneventful, with the only major action item being the hiring of a new building and grounds director. Vice chairman Bill Henry was given the responsibility of conducting the hiring process during the meeting which took place on Nov. 11 and presented his findings on Monday.

Monday 11/23/2015
Police Beat - Nov. 23, 2015
Posted: November 23, 2015


Sunday 11/22/2015
Sweet start to holiday season
Updated: November 22, 2015 - 9:03 am

A circle of children sat on the carpet in Bible Supplies on Saturday listening to Craig Fabik tell them the story of the first Christmas. Laughter could be heard outside the building, as children ran up and down the sidewalks in Westfield Shopping Center.

What is hospice?
Updated: November 23, 2015 - 10:52 am

Hospice seems to be misunderstood and underutilized — some even view it as giving up. The truth is that, according to those who work in hospice care, hospice isn’t about dying at all. It’s about living.

Exhibit showcases work inspired by history
Posted: November 22, 2015

The first exhibit for the Prairie Arts Center will open today for the center’s preview party from 1-4 p.m.

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot is back
Posted: November 22, 2015

Community members can work up an appetite for their Thanksgiving meal and help local schools at the same time.

The Commissioners aim to fill upcoming vacancy on the board
Posted: November 22, 2015

On Oct. 12, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners accepted the resignation of Building and Grounds director Dan Manookin. Manookin’s resignation will be effective Dec. 1, and the board has been searching for a candidate to take his place.

Saturday 11/21/2015
Winter wonderland
Updated: November 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm

It’s been a busy month for employees with the city’s parks department.

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What's up with the moose?

When a moose was spotted in Lincoln County on Nov. 4, people immediately began asking questions. What’s he doing here? Are there more? What should we name it?

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