Top News Stories

Commissioners contract with another agency to administer federal windfall

George Lauby - Nov. 29, 2021
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The Lincoln County commissioners continue to consider how best to spend a windfall of federal money, and on Monday, they called in another agency to help.


Federal court halts vaccination order for healthcare workers

George Lauby - Nov. 29, 2021
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The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Missouri has halted the Biden administration from enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers. 


Sustainable Beef plant approved by community redevelopment authority

George Lauby - Nov. 29, 2021
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The Community Redevelopment Authority of North Platte met Monday afternoon and approved a redevelopment plan and cost-benefit analysis for a proposed beef packing plant on the east side of North Platte.


Hospital to allow visitors to see COVID-19 patients

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 24, 2021
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The Great Plains Health hospital in North Platte has updated its visitor policy to safely allow two visitors to see COVID-19 patients each morning, GPH spokeswoman Mary Roberts said Wednesday.


Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 24, 2021
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A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County:


City will chlorinate some water wells

George Lauby - Nov. 17, 2021
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Beginning Nov. 9, the North Platte water department has chlorinated the water coming out of three wells on the north side of town to meet a 30-day requirement from state and federal agencies.


State/Regional News

Band Factory in Cozad to host live music

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 28, 2021
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The Band Factory at 207 E. Ninth in Cozad will host the first-annual “Jams for Cans” food drive on Saturday night, Dec. 4.

Troopers find 78 pounds of pot in I-80 traffic stop

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 23, 2021
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State troopers arrested one person after finding 78 pounds of marijuana Monday during a traffic stop on I-80 near Scottsbluff.


Past Top News

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Entertainment around town585 views
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Council hears the pickleball story in North Platte1021 views
North Platte man charged with purse napping, meth2356 views
D&N plans expansion with seed money from Visitor’s Bureau1914 views
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Miss Nebraska sparkles at send-off party424 views
COVID-19 WATCH798 views
Federal court stops vaccine mandate for businesses1137 views
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Life is condensed in ‘Bus Stop’932 views
Eight receive Quilts of Valor2286 views
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Entertainment around town607 views
Safe hike-bike trail finally set to build822 views
Woman selected as Lincoln County Commissioner1118 views
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North Platte man sentenced to federal prison1513 views
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Women awarded Quilts of Valor644 views
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COVID-19 WATCH611 views
Expanded county jail opens976 views
Nebraska files another lawsuit against White House vaccine rules869 views
Bulldogs prepare for Omaha North293 views
County officials consider applicants for commissioner’s seat758 views
Entertainment around town485 views
Deputy police chief takes interim post (updated)2741 views
North Platte delegation checks out odor at Idaho packing plant4109 views
Three stores clipped in alcohol inspections2318 views
First snow falls847 views
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Downtown Halloween Walk1157 views
Gov. bars state agencies from complying with vaccine mandate814 views
Great Plains Health hospital names new CEO595 views
North Platte man charged with distribution, weapons1861 views
Entertainment around town829 views
Three North Platte attorneys nominated for Lincoln County judge (updated)2676 views
Kansas biker arrested after extensive chase1369 views
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Video company wins Big Idea contest760 views
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Attorney General will review vaccination mandates1974 views
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Entertainment around town456 views
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Murder trial: Prosecution rests, defense presents1890 views
COVID-19 Watch799 views
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Heineman explores run for governor1546 views
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COVID-19 WATCH1606 views
New lines drawn for legislative districts347 views
Fiddler on the Roof at the Fox Theater752 views
Entertainment around town689 views
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Convicted murderer sentenced to life imprisonment274 views
Stop poachers: Report violators to Wildlife Crimestoppers205 views
Vaccine mandates: Unicameral falls short of special session208 views
Two Miller dances set in November775 views
Kearney man sentenced for meth distribution171 views
Sidney woman sentenced for meth distribution163 views
At the Seneca turkey dinner, the few feed the multitude 264 views
Stock dog clinic set Nov. 12-14 in Curtis205 views
Union Pacific: Net income increases, third quarter104 views
North Platte attorneys in line for district judgeship in McCook1453 views
Pot, handgun found during I-80 stop282 views
Republican senators call on Biden to stop vaccine mandates198 views
Trent Loos to speak at ag college201 views
Three dead, one wounded in Superior546 views
Teaching children about money119 views
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Nebraska celebrates first Indigenous Peoples’ Day162 views
Gov. urges state board of education to oppose federal investigations of school parents274 views
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Community college to host top high school musicians118 views
Semiconductor chip shortage leaves dealerships empty4362 views
Panhandle wildfires cause long-term effects205 views
Former Facebook manager: Company amplifies extremism190 views
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Apple month132 views
Hydroplants undergo maintenance302 views
Danni Franzen: Community College distinguished alum465 views
Body found in submerged vehicle near Minden556 views
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Nebraska Capitol dome undergoes million-dollar restoration182 views