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Committee to discuss company incentive request for second time

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec. 3, 2020
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The advisory committee of the city’s quality growth fund will meet Friday for the second time to consider the request of a credit management company that wants financial incentives to expand into North Platte.

Woman alleges kidnapping, Hershey man charged

George Lauby - Dec. 3, 2020
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At 3:40 a.m. Wednesday, a woman called the Lincoln County 911 Center and told a harrowing tale, that she was abducted at gunpoint, but was now free.

City gets scam letter for hosting website

George Lauby - Dec. 3, 2020
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The North Platte city public service department was surprised on Dec. 1 to get a bill for hosting the Bulletin’s website.

Young man again faces theft charges (updated with other arrests)

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec. 2, 2020
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A young North Platte man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with multiple thefts, which occurred during the preceding week.

Mayor Kelliher takes the reins

George Lauby - Dec. 1, 2020
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Four new members took their seats at the city council table Tuesday and North Platte’s new mayor, Brandon Kelliher, presided over the meeting.

New council approves light industrial zone at Front and Oak

George Lauby - Dec. 1, 2020
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With four new faces on the city council table Tuesday evening, the issue of locating an electrical contracting business at Front and Oak streets came up again and prompted a long discussion.

North Platte man arrested after standoff in McCook

George Lauby - Dec. 1, 2020
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A North Platte man was arrested overnight Monday after a four-hour standoff in McCook.

Sheriff’s deputies issue 35 speeding tickets during ‘click it or ticket’ campaign

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec. 1, 2020
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The Lincoln County sheriff’s office participated in the “National Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign that ran from Nov.16-29, thanks to a $5,000 grant provided by the Nebraska Department of Highway Safety.

Block of E. 10th declared ‘Holiday Lane’

George Lauby - Nov. 28, 2020
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The neighborhood in the 700 block of East 10th is spreading a bundle of Christmas cheer this year, with a block-long display of Christmas lights and their own FM radio station.

Holiday lighting contest: Open for nominations

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 25, 2020
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This year more than ever, we all are looking for some holiday cheer.

State/Regional News

Gov: COVID-19 hospitalizations turn downward, vaccine coming

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec. 2, 2020
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Gov. Pete Ricketts said Wednesday that coronavirus hospitalizations in Nebraska are currently at 869, more than 100 less than the high number of 987 on Nov. 20.

Ogallala business donates to North Platte Community College

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Dec. 1, 2020
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Students at North Platte Community College are benefitting from a donation of about $50,000 worth of equipment from ASC Capacitors in Ogallala.

State troopers arrest 34 impaired drivers

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 30, 2020
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Nebraska State Troopers removed 34 impaired drivers from the road and helped more than 470 motorists during a two-week “Click It or Ticket” campaign that encompassed the Thanksgiving weekend.

Trump’s attorneys: Election results were subject to tampering

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 30, 2020
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Attorney Rudy Guliani found a receptive audience on Nov. 25 for claims that the presidential election was hijacked, speaking to a panel of state legislators in Pennsylvania.

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