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Second St., Williams Ave. on one-ways to close for construction

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 23, 2022
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Workers will start on repairs Monday in the area of Second and Dewey and the next day work begins on the one block of William Ave. between Jeffers and Dewey.  

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Cody Johnson, Jason Aldean to headline Viaero Summer Jam concerts

George Lauby - Sep 23, 2022
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Tickets will go on sale Wednesday for the Nebraskaland Days Summer Jam concerts, featuring Cody Johnson on Friday night and Jason Aldean on Saturday.

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Man shot in chest on west side of town

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 22, 2022
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A 26-year-old man was flown from North Platte to an Omaha hospital in the early hours Sunday, Sept. 18 in serious condition from a gunshot wound to the chest.

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Fox Theatre receives heartfelt watercolor 

Kat Tedder, The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 21, 2022
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A unique watercolor collage painted in 1984 by Mary Beth Dodson was presented to the Fox Theater Wednesday afternoon in a donation from former board members, Dr. John (Jack) Ashley and Dorris Ashley.

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Approved: Fill dirt excavation sites for beef packing plant

George Lauby - Sep 20, 2022
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It took a couple hours on Monday, but the Lincoln County commissioners approved two places on the outskirts of North Platte where dirt can be excavated and hauled to the construction site of the Sustainable Beef packing plant.  

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Union Pacific Fruit Express hits end of line

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 16, 2022
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They served their country, company and community for more than 100 years, but on Sept. 1, the last unit of the Union Pacific Fruit Express was disbanded.

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State/Regional News

North Platte graduate named Utah history teacher of the year

Irma Mora, Cache Valley (Utah) Daily - Sep 23, 2022
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute has named Ryan Mueller, a 2001 graduate of North Platte High, the 2022 Utah History Teacher of the Year.

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Best of the West competition seeks contestants, Little Sisters

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 19, 2022
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Candidate and Little Sister applications are available for the Best of the West competition to be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Alliance High School PAC.   

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Troopers find 20 pounds of cocaine on I-80

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep 19, 2022
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State troopers arrested a California woman Saturday after finding about 20 pounds of suspected cocaine during a traffic stop near York.

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Nebraska politics: News briefs

Zach Wendling, Nebraska News Service - Sep 19, 2022
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David Wright of Ewing will not appear as a nonpartisan candidate for governor in November. Wright conducted a statewide petition drive but failed to meet two signature requirements.

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Kearney native who worked in White House, Capitol Hill: Democracy must be ‘zealously guarded’

Zach Wendling, Nebraska News Service - Sep 19, 2022
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While on a 4-H tour with an intern from Nebraska Rep. Virginia Smith’s office, young Deb Fiddelke of Kearney asked how the intern got there, eventually paving her own path to positions on Capitol Hill and the White House.

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Chuck Hagel details perils to democracy, ability to self-correct

Zach Wendling, Nebraska News Service - Sep 19, 2022
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Had the second world war ended differently, democracy would have died, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska reminded readers recently in an interview with the Nebraska News Service.

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