Top News Stories

Good Life on the Bricks announces permanent closure

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 11, 2024
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The Good Life on the Bricks restaurant has announced it will not reopen at the downtown corner of Fourth and Dewey in North Platte after closing in early May for repairs and updates following a fire.


Children present heartwarming musical: Annie Jr.

George Lauby - Jul 11, 2024
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The musical Annie, Jr. takes the stage this weekend at the North Platte Community Playhouse, a 60-minute version of the compelling story, performed by a cast of children.


Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 10, 2024
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A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County, July 11-20:


Fugitive gets away, then captured

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 10, 2024
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Fugitive San Suhr of North Platte was apprehended Monday, after running away from police twice in two weeks. The first time, he got away; but not the second time.


District court: North Platte man sentenced for assault, drug distribution

George Lauby - Jul 10, 2024
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Dana Foster was sentenced to 3-8 years in the Nebraska penitentiary Monday for domestic assault, false imprisonment and meth distribution.


Family takes refuge in nearby home after fire

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 09, 2024
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A North Platte family is doing as well as can be expected after their home on the west side of the city was devastated Sunday by a fire.


School board approves ‘smart casual’ attire on split vote

Kristi Smith, The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 08, 2024
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The North Platte Public school board approved “Smart Casual” attire for teachers and administrators Monday, after two split votes and a failed amendment.


City water to be chlorinated for 30 days

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 08, 2024
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The North Platte Water Department announced Monday that the city’s water will be chlorinated for 30 days, despite a previous four-day temporary chlorination aimed to prevent triggering a longer requirement.


Platte River Cruise, car show

George Lauby - Jul 08, 2024
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Nearly 200 cars, trucks, bikes, scooters and even a modified little red wagon took part in the Platte River Cruise and car show Saturday in North Platte.


43rd Army Band performs in Cody Park

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 07, 2024
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Sounding like a symphony orchestra, the 43rd Army Band played classical, pastoral and patriotic music for more than an hour under a pleasant sky Sunday evening in North Platte.


Construction projects: Framework reaches upward

George Lauby - Jul 06, 2024
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The framework of new buildings are reaching upwards around North Platte, as construction of several major projects moves right along this summer.


State/Regional News

Troopers make 29 DUI arrests during July 4 weekend

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 10, 2024
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State troopers removed 29 impaired drivers from the road while conducting extended patrols during the Independence Day weekend.


Big game permits available starting July 10

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission - Jul 09, 2024
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Nebraska big game hunting permits will be available for purchase by residents beginning July 10.

Invasive aquatic plants to be treated at Iron Horse Park Lake

Julie Geiser, Nebraska Game and Parks - Jul 09, 2024
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Game and Parks staff plan to use an aquatic herbicide to treat invasive hybrid Eurasian watermilfoil at the lake at Iron Horse Park in North Platte on Thursday, July 11.


Stolen vehicles, firearms recovered near Ogallala

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul 08, 2024
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State troopers arrested three people from Wyoming and recovered several stolen firearms Saturday, July 6 after pursuing two stolen vehicles.


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