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Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - May 31, 2023
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A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County, June 1-9:


Police charge three men with meth, fentanyl distribution

The North Platte Bulletin - May 31, 2023
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Three North Platte men have been charged with distribution of meth and fentanyl after their arrest Tuesday night at a house near the middle of town.


Big crowds for Bucking Battle and Bash

Kat Tedder, The North Platte Bulletin - May 30, 2023
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Organizers said the crowd surpassed 1,000 each night at the fifth annual Halls Electric Bucking Battle & Bash on Friday and Saturday at Pals Brewing in North Platte.


News briefs: Casey’s convenience store closes early; Jeffers St., U.S. 30 work set from June-November

The North Platte Bulletin - May 30, 2023
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The Casey’s convenience store on East Fourth in North Platte has had to close at 6 p.m. during the Memorial weekend due to a shortage of employees.

Police reports: Two meth charges, resisting arrest

The North Platte Bulletin - May 30, 2023
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At 11:42 a.m. on Sunday, May 28, police saw Mya Roubideaux walking east on Rodeo Road. They knew Roubideaux was wanted on previous charges.


A Memorial Day tribute from a mother who lost her son

George Lauby - May 29, 2023
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As Cheryl Schepker grew up, she looked at Memorial Day as a day to be glad that school was out and family and friends were getting together.


Karen Troyer honored for service to rodeo queens

Ruth Nicolaus - May 29, 2023
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Long-time North Platte volunteer Karen Troyer has received a special award for her work with the Miss Rodeo Nebraska and Miss Rodeo America pageants.


Gosper County wreck claims North Platte man’s life

The North Platte Bulletin - May 26, 2023
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Two vehicles collided head-on Thursday afternoon, May 25, on U.S. Highway 283, about four miles south of Elwood.


State/Regional News

Legislature: Fund a kid in private school, get a tax deduction

The North Platte Bulletin - May 30, 2023
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Nebraska as become the 49th state to offer a tax deduction for sending students to private school.

DED grant aims to reduce wait times for mental health services in Omaha

The North Platte Bulletin - May 30, 2023
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People experiencing a mental health crisis need help right away. More often than not, however, they must wait to get treatment because services are limited.

Summertime: Deadliest days for teen drivers

The North Platte Bulletin - May 30, 2023
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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer -- a dangerous time of year for young drivers.

Nebraska state troopers deploy to Texas to help at border

The North Platte Bulletin - May 26, 2023
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Nebraska Gov; Jim Pillen announced Wednesday, May 24 that 10 state troopers will deploy to the Texas border, effective immediately, in response to a request from the state of Texas.


Past Top News

Airport restaurant: Upgrade nears completion4437 views
Hall of Fame softball coach Les O’Donnell passes away411 views
North Platte man arrested after chase, charged with stealing truck1284 views
Entertainment around town548 views
Memorial Day preparations, services605 views
Police reports: Fugitive uses stolen checks2302 views
Great turnout for Music on the Bricks (updated w/ more photos)1568 views
Lincoln County athletes bring home gold medals at state track1316 views
Good weather forecast for Music on the Bricks428 views
Six people arrested at state legislature protests2142 views

Past State News

Heavy rains flood Palisade, Stratton areas508 views
Comstock to host one last Windmill Festival550 views
Former South Platte High teacher sentenced for sex assault of student574 views
Ford backs away from leaving AM radio out of new cars276 views
Congress passes Fischer’s bill to stop tighter emission controls on trucks404 views
Self-proclaimed ‘Bigfoot Lady’ in Hastings builds convention of like minds516 views
Imperial to benefit from state grant for housing118 views
Ban on gender-altering procedures now includes abortion restrictions, moves to final reading395 views