Top News Stories

Habitat for Humanity sets auction for mailboxes

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec 02, 2022
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North Platte Area Habitat for Humanity will hold its second annual mailbox auction fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in the grand room of the Prairie Arts Center.


Opinion: Vision for new 4-H camp at Halsey

Sen. Mike Jacobson - Dec 02, 2022
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I mentioned last week that I will be working with Sen. Tom Brewer and all the interested parties to determine the future of the former State 4-H Camp that was destroyed by the Bovee Fire.


Fundraiser set for Sgt. Casey Nelms

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec 01, 2022
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A fundraising soup supper is set Saturday, Dec. 10 for Sgt. Casey Nelms of the Lincoln County sheriff’s office, to help with his battle with cancer.


Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov 30, 2022
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A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County:


City deals with first set of winter-slick streets

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov 30, 2022
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Streets in North Platte streets became super-slick Tuesday morning, Nov. 29, from a thin coat of ice, capped with light snow, .


North Platte man charged with criminal mischief at church

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov 30, 2022
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A North Platte man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly tried to break a cash box at St. Patrick’s church.


Police cite 32 motorists in buckle-up enforcement effort

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov 29, 2022
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North Platte police issued a total of 32 citations and 84 warnings during a five-day special enforcement named “Buckle Up: Every Trip Every Time.”


Two vehicles collide on E. Philip

Kat Tedder, The North Platte Bulletin - Nov 28, 2022
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No one was injured Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Philip and Welch in North Platte.  


Benefit set for Troyer family

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov 28, 2022
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A mother and her two children who lost their home in a recent fire will be supported by a soup supper at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4.


Judge rules on lawsuit against DHHS caseworker

George Lauby - Nov 28, 2022
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Sheila Alvarez grew up fighting for her rights. She still does.


State/Regional News

Public feedback sought on R-Project electric line across Sandhills

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec 02, 2022
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On Nov. 18, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register and opened a 30-day public scoping period, beginning that day and ending Dec. 18.


Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame nominations: Open until Dec. 31

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec 02, 2022
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The time is limited to submit nominations for the 2023 Nebraska Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame, with nominations due by Dec. 31.


Kansas man sentenced for meth distribution

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec 02, 2022
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Westleigh Miesner, 29, of Kansas, was sentenced Friday in federal court in Lincoln for distribution of meth in Trenton, Neb.

Officer-involved shooting in Gering

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec 02, 2022
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The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an police-involved shooting in Gering that occurred around 11:25 a.m. MT Thursday.


Three Lincoln County retailers fail alcohol inspections

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov 29, 2022
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On Friday evening, Nov. 18, investigators conducted alcohol stings at 12 retail businesses in Lincoln County.

Beach boat ramp repaired at Sutherland Reservoir

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov 29, 2022
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At Sutherland, erosion under the Hershey Beach boat ramp has been repaired, Nebraska Game and Parks spokesman Jerry Kane said Tuesday.

Short story contest opens, tribute to Nebraska author

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov 28, 2022
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To honor Nebraska author Bess Streeter Aldrich and recognize outstanding writing, the Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation announces its 2023 Short Story Contest, celebrating its 21st year of competition.

$66 million aimed toward Nebraska childcare workers

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection - Nov 28, 2022
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As a way to reward those who have stayed in the childcare field, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is offering $66 million in stipends and loan repayment grants to workers who have at least six continuous months at a licensed childcare facility in the state.

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