Top News Stories

Music on the Bricks to feature Stan Raetz

The North Platte Bulletin - Aug 09, 2022
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Stan Raetz grew up in North Platte and went away to become a nationally known musician. On Friday-Saturday, he will return.


North Platte man sentenced to prison for possession of child pornography

The North Platte Bulletin - Aug 09, 2022
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Michael T. Wiegand of North Platte was ordered Monday to serve 6-10 years in prison for two counts of child pornography.


District Court: North Platte woman sentenced to 15-18 years for manslaughter

George Lauby - Aug 09, 2022
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Harlie Saathoff did not contest the manslaughter charge against her for the death of her boyfriend, Bryce Wood.


North Platte schools: Federal COVID-19 relief

George Lauby - Aug 09, 2022
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In 2020-21, Congress allocated trillions of dollars for COVID-19 relief programs, including more than $10 million for the North Platte school district.


CRA poised to sign agreement with Sustainable Beef packing plant

The North Platte Bulletin - Aug 08, 2022
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The North Platte Community Redevelopment Authority will meet Thursday to consider signing a sales agreement with the Sustainable Beef packing plant, according to the meeting agenda published Monday.

Governor: No special session on abortion issue

The North Platte Bulletin - Aug 08, 2022
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The majority of Nebraska state senators support prohibiting the abortion of fetuses that are 12 weeks or older, but there are not enough votes in the legislature to put the tougher restriction into law.


Rail Days: Model trains extraordinaire

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin - Aug 06, 2022
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The sound of model trains filled the air on Saturday inside of Venue 304, downtown at Fifth and Bailey. The annual Rail Days model train show took place, organized by Jack Rickett.


State/Regional News

Ag college: Greetings, welcome back

Jennifer McConville, NCTA - Aug 09, 2022
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This week, allow me to share a note of appreciation on behalf of NCTA Dean Larry Gossen and myself to our Curtis community and the dedicated staff at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

Troopers investigate fatal shooting in Morrill County

The North Platte Bulletin - Aug 09, 2022
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Around 6:30 p.m. MDT Monday, Nebraska state troopers went to a home near Broadwater where a man had been fatally shot.


Nebraska Extension hails Farmers Market Week

IANR News - Aug 08, 2022
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Nebraska’s 90-plus farmers markets are sources of good food, community pride and economic activity.  


Demand remains high for CDL/motorcycle training classes

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Aug 08, 2022
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It has been two years since Mid-Plains Community College launched its motorcycle safety training program in North Platte, but demand hasn’t slowed down. If anything, it has intensified.


Ribbon cutting planned for College Drive

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Aug 08, 2022
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The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17 for College Drive, the new roadway linking the south campus of North Platte Community College to U.S. Highway 83.


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