Top News Stories

Skill casino operators charged with multiple counts of income tax evasion

George Lauby - Feb 03, 2023
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Mark and Bridget Haneborg of North Platte were arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of income tax evasion and also with filing fraudulent income tax forms for three years.


Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - Feb 02, 2023
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A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County:


Parents who have ‘been there’ discuss pregnancy, addiction

George Lauby & Kat Tedder - Feb 02, 2023
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Parents who were addicted and whose children were removed by Child Protective Services put the shoe on the other foot at a panel discussion Jan. 26, delivering advice to those who try to help them.


Identified: Body found near alley (updated)

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan 30, 2023
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The dead body of a 20-year-old man was found Tuesday morning, Jan. 24, in the backyard of a home on the east side of the city.


Anderson wins Lip Sync Battle Belt

Kat Tedder, The North Platte Bulletin - Jan 30, 2023
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Jamie Anderson put on her best lip-syncing performance Friday night to bring home the battle belt for her team at the fourth annual Lip Sync Battle for Habitat for Humanity.


Federal ATF changes classification of pistol braces (updated)

Kat Tedder, The North Platte Bulletin - Jan 28, 2023
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The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is declaring a stabilizing brace on a handgun illegal, even though the braces have been manufactured and used without objections since 2012.


State/Regional News

Lexington man sentenced for meth distribution

The North Platte Bulletin - Feb 03, 2023
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U.S. Attorney Steven Russell announced Friday that Rudy Ortega Raymundo of Lexington was sentenced to nine years in prison for meth possession with intent to distribute.

Rep. Flood, others push to stop Chinese from buying ag land

The North Platte Bulletin - Feb 02, 2023
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Reps. Mike Flood of Nebraska and Dan Newhouse of Washington, plus several other House Republicans introduced a bill Thursday to prohibit the purchase of agricultural land by the People’s Republic of China.


Pillen, other governors ask for delay of new federal rule over U.S. waters

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan 31, 2023
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Gov. Jim Pillen joined two dozen other state governors Tuesday asking President Joe Biden to delay a new rule defining the Waters of the United States.


Legislature considers lowering minimum wage for teens, trainees

The Unicameral Update - Jan 31, 2023
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The Business and Labor Committee heard testimony Jan. 30 on a bill that would create a youth minimum wage and a training wage for certain new employees in Nebraska.

Corrections employee charged with sex assault

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan 31, 2023
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Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a former employee of the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution on Monday and charged him with sexually assaulting a co-worker.

DEA: Nearly 4.7 million lethal doses of fentanyl seized in five states

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan 24, 2023
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In 2022, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration seized nearly 4.7 million lethal doses of fentanyl in the five states of the Omaha division.


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