Top News Stories

Work to start on new street, College Drive

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 06, 2022
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Work will begin Monday on a new street to the North Platte Community College south campus, the North Platte engineering department said Wednesday.

Council reviews pay, benefits for firefighters; approves by a split vote

George Lauby - Jul 05, 2022
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The North Platte city council approved a new contract with firefighters Tuesday, by a split 5-2 vote that came after nearly an hour of discussion.

Sutherland parade

Alisha Mayo, The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 05, 2022
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The village of Sutherland offers plenty to do during the July 4 weekend. For decades they have held a parade, fireworks and a big rodeo.


Courthouse intersection: Pro-choice protest

George Lauby - Jul 03, 2022
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About 20 protestors spent Saturday afternoon at the corner of Fourth and Jeffers in North Platte, in front of the Lincoln County Courthouse, protesting the U.S. Supreme Court repeal of the nationwide right to abortion.


GPH Neurosurgery clinic officially opens

George Lauby - Jul 02, 2022
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An open house was held Thursday at the new Great Plains Health Brain & Spine clinic in the old hospital, in the east tower on the GPH property.


Kansas man killed in motorcycle-motor vehicle wreck

George Lauby - Jul 01, 2022
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A Kansas man died Friday morning in a motorcycle-SUV wreck on the south side of North Platte.


State/Regional News

Search underway for district court judge

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 06, 2022
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Normally, criminal cases are heard in Lincoln County District Court twice a month, but not so lately.


Dennis Brosius honored for volunteer service

Emma Simpkins, The Voice newspaper, Loveland, Colo. - Jul 03, 2022
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Veteran pilot, veteran, and dedicated community member Dennis Brosius was recently presented an award of appreciation by Stapleton Fire District Chief Frank Kramer.


MPCC students travel to Ireland

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Jul 01, 2022
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Seven students from Mid-Plains Community College campuses in McCook and North Platte visited Ireland May 22-June 1 as part of a study abroad program offered by the Nebraska Community College Global Leadership Task Force.


LPN students honored with pinning ceremony

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Jul 01, 2022
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Family and friends cheered on Mid-Plains Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing graduates Friday as they were recognized during a pinning and commencement ceremony in North Platte.


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