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  • Former Keith County attorney faces three felony charges

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Former Keith County Attorney Blake Edwards is to appear in Dawson County District Court on Sept. 22 for arraignment on three felony charges for alleged theft by unlawful taking. Edwards allegedly mishandled funds from Keith Cou...
  • Defendants face felony theft charges; driver arraigned on 14 counts

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Four individuals have been charged with felonies in the theft of copper wire from center pivots in Perkins County. Three of the defendants, Bo E. Kuskie, 20; Joshua A. Patten, 23; and Gabriel L. Kuskie, 18, are charged with the...
  • Colorado man faces charges for high speed chase and shooting last December

    Perkins County law enforcement personnel were assisting in a high speed chase last December that ended in gunfire—the pursued suspect allegedly shot at a Nebraska State Patrol officer and former Keith County Sheriff. By Mary PierceKeith County News The...
  • Five vie for district judge position

    Richard A. Birch, Rebecca R. Harling, Michael L. Nozicka, all of North Platte; Brian J. Lockwood, Scottsbluff; and Meredith O. Peterson, Pinedale, Wyo., have submitted applications for appointment as District Judge in the 11th Judicial District consisting...
  • Keith Larsen memorial given to Grant Volunteer Fire Department

    A memorial in the name of Keith Larsen was presented to the Grant Fire Department and Perkins County Ambulance at the Sept. 5 regular meeting by the Keith Larsen family. This memorial will be used to purchase necessary equipment for the department and am...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Potato Pro

    By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Staff With football season upon us, each and every one of us is looking for another addition to our party menu. Sticking to the same old snacks just won’t fly this year, folks. Try something new, I know you can do it! Try these...
  • What's Up...Flying horse is hard to miss

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer For me nothing says autumn better than the constellation Pegasus, the Flying Horse. This time of the year it rises in the east just after sunset to begin its majestic parade across the sky. Pegasus is one of the larg...
  • Make influenza prevention a priority

    Influenza is contagious. According to the CDC, “flu viruses spread mainly by droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby. Less often, a person might also get flu by to...
  • Join the Town Hall Lecture Series at Neville Theater

    The following is the slate of speakers for the remaining 2011-2012 Town Hall Lecture Series at the Neville Theater in North Platte. Shows are scheduled for 10:30-11:30 a.m. CT. Tickets may be purchased by contacting Betty Guynan at (308)530-8448. Thursda...
  • Medicare recipients need to enroll earlier

    People with Medicare need to enroll in a prescription drug plan earlier this year. According to the Nebraska Department of Insurance, the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D now occurs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Whether a person has Original Medi...
  • Sheldon art collection on display in North Platte

    An art exhibit from the Sheldon Museum will be on display at the McKinley Education Center in North Platte, 301 W. F Street, Wednesday, Sept. 28-Friday, Oct. 27. Visiting hours are M-F 9-5 or by appointment. The project is sponsored by NebraskaLand Nation...
  • Keith Larsen memorial given to Grant Volunteer Fire Department

    Platte Valley Friends of NRA will hold a banquet and auction Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Quality Inn in Ogallala. Doors open at 5 p.m. MT. A cash bar will be available. The prime rib dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and the auction at 8 p.m. This event helps pro...
  • Public invited to speaking forum at rendezvous

    The public is invited to hear local elected officials and current representatives speak at the Indian Summer Rendezvous in Ogallala on Sept. 15. “Celebrating our Freedoms” will open with prayer at 11 a.m. under the Big Tent in downtown Ogallala. Those...
  • Mission Festival of Trinity Lutheran Church to be held Sept. 18

    Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska (LFS) will be the featured topic of the annual Mission Festival of Trinity Lutheran Church of rural Ogallala on Sunday, Sept. 18. Jack Swanda of Omaha will make a presentation on the work of LFS across Nebraska at the ...
  • Cowboy Church to be held at Wallace Fall Festival

    The public is invited to the Wallace Fall Festival events including Cowboy Church on Sunday evening, Sept. 18. at 6 p.m. CT at the Wallace Park (community building if inclement weather). The special speaker and musician is  R.W. (Ronnie) Moyer, cowboy c...
  • Maze opening on 16th

    The Corn Maze at the Golden Spike Tower in North Platte will open for its seven-week season on Sept. 16. The maze is situated on 10 acres. There are two mazes that total 5.3 miles in all. The “short track” is easier to maneuver and appropriate for you...
  • Teen pageant contestants sought

    Applications are now available for the fifth annual Miss Chadron/Miss Northwest Outstanding Teen Pageant, set for Saturday, Nov. 5. The teen pageant is open to all female Nebraska residents who are at least 13 years old (by Nov. 5) and no older than 17 an...
  • Sept. 12-18 is Lifeline Awareness Week

    Stay connected with telephone assistance. On Sept. 13 Governor Dave Heineman will sign a proclamation declaring the week of September 12-18 as Nebraska Lifeline Awareness Week. The Nebraska Public Service Commission administers the program. The proclamati...
  • Nebraska State Fair attendance up

    At a news conference, Nebraska State Fair Executive Director Joseph McDermott announced attendance figures for the 2011 Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. “Total 2011 attendance was 333,043 which is nearly an eight percent increase over the 309,400 fr...
  • State Patrol unveils new reporting tool

    As our nation approachedthe 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) launched a new tool for citizens to utilize in their efforts to help reduce crime. The effort is in conjunction with the Department o...