Top News Stories

Fox theater to host ghostly night

The North Platte Bulletin - Mar 23, 2023
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As part of this initiative, a group of Nebraskaland Bank employees have organized a fundraiser featuring a ghost investigation of the historical Fox Theater on Saturday evening.


Added city sales tax takes effect April 1

The North Platte Bulletin - Mar 23, 2023
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The city of North Platte reminds business that are Nebraska Sales Tax Permitholders that the city sales and use tax will increase a half percent to 2% on April 1.

Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - Mar 22, 2023
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A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County:


Hershey schools to have new principal

Kat Tedder, The North Platte Bulletin - Mar 22, 2023
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Jordan Cudney will be the new Hershey principal for grades 7-12 for the 2023-24 school year, Hershey Supt. Jane Davis announced Wednesday, March 22.


City council approves firm to lead recreation improvements

The North Platte Bulletin - Mar 21, 2023
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Part of the process of the $60 million updates to the North Platte Recreation Center and Cody Pool is complete, following action by the city council Tuesday.


Despite cost, commissioners agree to remodel health department for probation offices

George Lauby - Mar 21, 2023
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After months of research as well as some strained debates, the Lincoln County commissioners agreed Monday to remodel the former building of the West Central District Health Department, which will become home for the district probation adult office.


Prepare for severe weather

Letter to the Editor - Mar 20, 2023
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March 27-31 is Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week. We encourage everyone to take time to review and practice a severe weather plan for your home or office.


Commissioners approve raises

George Lauby - Jan 10, 2022
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The Lincoln County commissioners approved a 12% increase in base salary for county elected officials Monday following an extended discussion.  

State/Regional News

Bus lines join to offer more destinations

The North Platte Bulletin - Mar 21, 2023
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Megabus, one of the largest bus companies in North America, announced a partnership with Burlington Trailways Tuesday, with transportation service through central Nebraska.


Troopers arrest 12 impaired drivers in St. Patrick’s Day enforcement

The North Platte Bulletin - Mar 20, 2023
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State troopers removed 12 impaired drivers from the road and issued 144 speeding tickets from March 16-18, as part of a special enforcement effort around St. Patrick’s Day.

4-H podcast launches in Lincoln, Logan, McPherson counties

Natalie Jones, IANR Media - Mar 20, 2023
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Former 4-H'er and current 4-H Youth Development Specialist Caitlyn Jacobson has launched a new podcast called Focus on 4-H, featuring the vast array of 4-H projects that youth in Lincoln, Logan and McPherson counties have participated in.


Past Top News

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Court orders Mikoloyck cattle to be sold at North Platte auction3238 views
Streets, schedule for St. Pat’s Day parade downtown108 views
Entertainment around town730 views
Union Pacific cars derail in Cheyenne1537 views
Injured highway worker returns home1477 views
Martin, Sinatra, Davis tribute takes audience on boisterous trip to the 60s326 views
Officials meet truckers at beef packing site, discuss traffic3798 views
North Platte woman charged with meth possession2749 views
Drugs blamed in January death of 20-year-old1774 views
Four Shillings Short entertains at Espresso Shop171 views
North Platte residents attend Asbury Revival, witness ‘great hunger’2502 views
Emergency siren procedures942 views
Street construction plans1288 views
Speed limit to drop on Newberry during beef plant groundwork707 views
Rat Pack tribute coming to the Fox664 views
Entertainment around town458 views
Irish songs, stories coming to Espresso Shop328 views
Sustainable Beef project: Groundwork2216 views
Jacobson introduces two-person train crew requirement712 views

Past State News

Morrill cheerleader makes national headlines for solo performance442 views
Improvements made to south-central Nebraska state parks308 views
Lincoln man charged with laser strike on NSP helicopter407 views
COVID-19 employee retention credit program morphs into robocall hustles240 views
Faced with regulations, railroads to step up derailment precautions146 views
Regulators urged to focus on rail safety134 views
‘Art of the Plains’ show planned in Ogallala108 views