Top News Stories

Construction companies file liens against Dist. 177 developers, claim they are not getting paid

George Lauby - May 25, 2024
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Three North Platte construction companies have filed liens against the property at District 177 -- the renovated mall -- for unpaid work to build some of the new retail stores and apartments.


Night of tornadoes in western Nebraska

George Lauby - May 24, 2024
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The National Weather Service investigated reports of eight tornadoes that touched down on Thursday afternoon and evening at separate locations western Nebraska, including two in Lincoln County and a devastating twister on the north side of Lake McConaughy.


Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - May 22, 2024
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A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County, May 23-June 3:


Stapleton man dies in head-on collision

The North Platte Bulletin - May 22, 2024
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A Stapleton man was killed in a head-on collision Tuesday on U.S. Highway 83, about 20 miles north of North Platte.


On split vote, city council approves potential incentive for Dist. 177 expansion

Kristi Smith, The North Platte Bulletin - May 22, 2024
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The North Platte city council considered a tax incentive Tuesday for yet another retail and apartment building at Dist. 177, where construction of the initial, $75 million project is in the final stages.


Police bust suspected drug house, four arrested

The North Platte Bulletin - May 21, 2024
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Police arrested four North Platte residents on Saturday and charged them with distribution of meth and fentanyl.


In ideal weather, Music entertains crowd on the Bricks (w/ more photos)

The North Platte Bulletin - May 20, 2024
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The Drew Phillips Band rocked an all-ages audience Saturday at the ninth Music on the Bricks, playing energetic country and rock songs for more than two hours without a break.


Irish’s Knisley, Wallace’s Robertson first at state track

The North Platte Bulletin - May 18, 2024
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Jaxon Knisley of North Platte St. Pat's and Ashley Robertson of Wallace won events at the Nebraska State Track and Field Meet in Omaha on Saturday.

State/Regional News

Troopers honored by MADD for impaired driving enforcement

Cody Thomas, Nebraska State Patrol - May 21, 2024
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Mothers Against Drunk Driving presented awards to 20 state troopers Tuesday for their work to keep Nebraska roadways safe from impaired drivers. The troopers received the “Heroes Award."

From cowboy to clown, starting in North Platte

Ruth Nicolaus - May 21, 2024
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The North Platte rodeo was the starting point for Oklahoma man’s career change from steer wrestler to rodeo clown. The city will always be a special place for Justin Rumford.


Keegan Nitsch of North Platte: Chancellor’s Scholar at Nebraska

The North Platte Bulletin - May 20, 2024
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Keegan Nitsch of North Platte was among 83 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students recognized as chancellor's scholars during the undergraduate commencement ceremony May 18 at Memorial Stadium.


Know risks of bites, stings: Protect yourself

The North Platte Bulletin - May 20, 2024
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Spring has sprung, flowers are blooming, the bite of winter is gone. However, the bite of winter's cold has changed into something more personal.

North Platte native: Finalist for cattle feeding award in Australia

The North Platte Bulletin - May 20, 2024
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Casey Bringewatt, formerly of North Platte, has been nominated for the Young Lot Feeder of the Year Award in Australia.


Memorial Day service set, new veterans memorial to be dedicated in Wallace

The North Platte Bulletin - May 15, 2024
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The Wallace American Legion Post 213 will host a Memorial Day service Monday, May 27. 

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