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Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 5, 2021
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A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County:


Overflow meeting: Council approves incentives for NP mall

George Lauby - May. 4, 2021
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The city council approved a bundle of tax incentives for the developers of the North Platte Mall Tuesday, after listening to nearly two hours of public comments that were supportive of the project.


Man charged with assaulting pregnant woman

George Lauby - May. 4, 2021
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A North Platte man allegedly threatened an ex-girlfriend and rammed the back of her car on the road, earning him a cell in the Lincoln County jail.


Council to vote on tax incentives for mall redevelopment

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 4, 2021
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The city council will consider three major tax incentives to renovate and expand the Platte River Mall when the council meets tonight – Tuesday, May 4.

Visitors Bureau announces grants for upcoming attractions

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 4, 2021
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Nine attractions have received grants from the North Platte / Lincoln County Visitors Bureau advisory committee, totaling about $34,000.

Music on the Bricks

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 3, 2021
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Music and good times filled North Platte’s downtown district this weekend at the annual Music on the Bricks festival.


North Platte: Great place for families

George Lauby - Apr. 30, 2021
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North Platte is a strong community for kids — just ask someone who has moved here.


State/Regional News

Woman dies despite COVID-19 vaccinations

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 5, 2021
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Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has identified a death from COVID-19 that occurred after a patient was fully vaccinated.

NSP reminds drivers: Ag implements on move

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 4, 2021
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With Nebraska’s planting season underway, and the Nebraska State Patrol advises motorists to watch for agricultural implements on the roads.


Troopers find ATMs stuffed with marijuana

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 3, 2021
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State troopers arrested a Florida man Friday after finding more than 400 pounds of marijuana in his van during an I-80 traffic stop.


Stithem to receive president’s award from community college

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - May. 3, 2021
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A longtime supporter of Mid-Plains Community College will be honored during the North Platte Community College commencement ceremony on Friday. Louis “Louie” Stithem, of Broken Bow, has been selected to receive the President’s Award.


Bill would reduce ag land property tax rate

Nebraska News Service - May. 3, 2021
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Property tax continues to be a heated topic in the Nebraska Legislature. Senators took nearly the entire day on April 21 to debate and vote on LB 2, which would reduce the amount of taxes agriculture landowners pay to school district bonds.  

Miller dances set in May

The North Platte Bulletin - Apr. 30, 2021
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Dances are set on Saturday nights at the Miller Community Hall.

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