Top News Stories

Opinion: Another senseless shooting rampage

Sen. Steve Erdman - May 28, 2022
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Last week, American school children once again became the innocent victims of yet another senseless shooting rampage. 

Memorial Day services set

The North Platte Bulletin - May 27, 2022
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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and former North Platte Mayor Dwight Livingston are expected to address the crowd during Memorial Day services at Fort McPherson National Cemetery/ Shrine.


Funds on the line to expand attractions in North Platte

The North Platte Bulletin - May 27, 2022
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Some multi-million dollar projects in North Platte will learn soon if they will receive start-up funds from the state and federal government.

Coal train derails near Gothenburg

The North Platte Bulletin - May 26, 2022
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About 30 loaded coal cars on an eastbound Union Pacific train derailed Thursday morning in central Nebraska.


Last beam set for hospital’s upcoming primary care center

The North Platte Bulletin - May 26, 2022
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Great Plains Health of North Platte is one step closer to the opening of a new primary care center, after the last steel beam was placed Thursday morning.


Community college breaks ground on health, science expansion

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - May 25, 2022
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Mid-Plains Community College administrators and members of the Board of Governors broke ground Wednesday afternoon on the expansion of the college’s Health and Science Center in North Platte.


Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - May 25, 2022
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A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County:


Two North Platte men charged with meth possession

The North Platte Bulletin - May 25, 2022
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Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies arrested two men Tuesday and charged them with meth possession after a seemingly routine call about open burning.


Police reports: Marijuana production, sex assault

The North Platte Bulletin - May 24, 2022
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The North Platte police arrested a man Monday who was allegedly growing marijuana in his van.


Murder charge: Reduced to manslaughter (updated)

George Lauby - May 23, 2022
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The murder charge against Harley Saathoff was reduced Monday to manslaughter in the 2020 death of Bryce Wood.


St. Pat’s boys’, girls’ track teams win Class D championships

The North Platte Bulletin - May 21, 2022
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The North Platte St. Patrick's boys' and girls' track and field teams both claimed the Class D state championship on Saturday at the Nebraska State Meet in Omaha.


Challenger steam locomotive to be restored

The North Platte Bulletin - May 21, 2022
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Union Pacific Railroad has donated the only historic Challenger locomotive in existence, besides the one on display in North Platte, to a non-profit group, Railroading Heritage of Midwest America, for restoration.


State/Regional News

Caution: Wildfire weather predicted Friday-Saturday

The North Platte Bulletin - May 26, 2022
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There is a critical danger of wildfire Friday in southwest Nebraska and the Panhandle due to low humidity and gusty southerly winds.


Cavalry to the rescue for Nebraskaland Days

Ruth Nicolaus - May 23, 2022
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If it weren't for the Cody Cavalry at NebraskalandDays and the Buffalo Bill Rodeo, there would be no doorknobs in the sponsor building and the NebraskalandDays parade would be chaos.


Top of the class: Rodeo athletes, valedictorians, salutatorians

Ruth Nicolaus - May 23, 2022
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Several Nebraska high school rodeo athletes gave some pretty big speeches during the last few weeks.


Speeding vehicles nailed after land, air pursuits

The North Platte Bulletin - May 22, 2022
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Speeding motorists in the Omaha area thought they could get away from the law during the weekend, but police and state troopers teamed up to nail them down.  


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