Top News Stories

Cinderella: Winning hearts through the ages

George Lauby - Sep 29, 2023
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Filled with lively music, passionate songs and dazzling costumes, the heartwarming story of Cinderella will be presented on the stage of the Fox Theater for two weekends by the North Platte Community Playhouse.


Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 27, 2023
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A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County, Sept. 28-Oct. 12:


Top administrator: Railroad regulators remain focused on safety

George Lauby - Sep 26, 2023
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The head of the Federal Railroad Administration met Monday with workers as well as management in North Platte, the home of the world’s largest railroad yard – Bailey Yard.


Police arrest accused drug dealer

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 26, 2023
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A speeding motorist on Newberry Road Monday evening led police to a cache of illegal drugs and the arrest of an alleged dealer.


First segment of S. Jeffers opens

George Lauby - Sep 25, 2023
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A brand-new lane of S. Jeffers/ U.S. Highway 83 opened Monday, a definite step in a sometimes agonizing, summer-long traffic backup on North Platte’s main thoroughfare.


Community redevelopment authority to meet Thursday

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 25, 2023
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The Community Redevelopment Authority will meet Thursday to consider a new redevelopment at Murphy Tractor, as well as the Village Park housing project on Lakeview Road.

Bailey yard explosion: Wrong directions, missing info, improper procedures (updated)

George Lauby - Sep 18, 2023
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When the North Platte Fire Department responded to a fiery explosion at Bailey Yard on Thursday, they were directed to the north side, downwind of the fire.


State/Regional News

Colorado woman charged for I-80 pursuit

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 29, 2023
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A Colorado woman was taken to the Lincoln County jail Wednesday night, Sept. 27 after trying to outrun state troopers on I-80.


Another sentence handed down in Noble Outdoors hunting scandal

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 29, 2023
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Jennifer M. Payne, 45, of North Platte was sentenced Friday in federal court in Lincoln for violating the Lacey Act in connection with an illegal hunt that was guided by Noble Outdoors.


Nebraskaland photo contest opens Oct. 1

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 25, 2023
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The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept submissions for the 2023 Nebraskaland Magazine photo contest starting Oct. 1.


Community college jazz band to perform with Glenn Miller orchestra

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Sep 25, 2023
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Renowned big band orchestra leader Glenn Miller grew up in North Platte, and it seems there is still a connection.


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