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Rail Days: Model trains extraordinaire

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin - Aug. 6, 2022

The sound of model trains filled the air on Saturday inside of Venue 304, downtown at Fifth and Bailey. The annual Rail Days model train show took place, organized by Jack Rickett. The show continues on Sunday from 10-4. Rickett has been involved with building model trains for about 70 years. “Back when I was […]

Rail Days: Model trains extraordinaire

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin -

The sound of model trains filled the air on Saturday inside of Venue 304, downtown at Fifth and Bailey. The annual Rail Days model train show took place, organized by Jack Rickett. The show continues on Sunday from 10-4. Rickett has been involved with building model trains for about 70 years. “Back when I was […]

Young man opens skate shop near East B St.

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin - Feb. 5, 2022

Brodie Lienemann is only 19 years old, and owns a small business called Tribe Skate Shop. There, he sells everything someone would need to build or customize their skateboard. “We sell skateboards,” Lienemann said. “We (can) sell just the deck and all the components, the trucks, wheels, bearings, everything you need to set up a […]

Young man opens skate shop near East B St.

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin -

Brodie Lienemann is only 19 years old, and owns a small business called Tribe Skate Shop. There, he sells everything someone would need to build or customize their skateboard. “We sell skateboards,” Lienemann said. “We (can) sell just the deck and all the components, the trucks, wheels, bearings, everything you need to set up a […]

Year in review: Big brother government & social media; we carry on anyway

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin - Jan. 8, 2022

This year, 2021, was full of excitement in Lincoln County — some in a fun way, some not so much. There was a first-degree murder trial, COVID-19 mandate controversies, a tremendously successful Nebraskaland Days celebration, debate about a beef packing plant, the beginnings of mall renovations, new construction at Lee Bird Field, and much more, […]

Year in review: Big brother government & social media; we carry on anyway

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin -

This year, 2021, was full of excitement in Lincoln County — some in a fun way, some not so much. There was a first-degree murder trial, COVID-19 mandate controversies, a tremendously successful Nebraskaland Days celebration, debate about a beef packing plant, the beginnings of mall renovations, new construction at Lee Bird Field, and much more, […]

Miss Nebraska sparkles at send-off party

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 15, 2021

Miss Nebraska Morgan Holen is going to the Miss America competition in December. She was in North Platte on Sunday for a send-off party. “So I started as a young girl coming to North Platte every year, and my mom served as a volunteer for the Miss Nebraska program,” Holen said. She looked up to […]

Miss Nebraska sparkles at send-off party

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin -

Miss Nebraska Morgan Holen is going to the Miss America competition in December. She was in North Platte on Sunday for a send-off party. “So I started as a young girl coming to North Platte every year, and my mom served as a volunteer for the Miss Nebraska program,” Holen said. She looked up to […]

Paintball fundraiser aims at zombies in woods

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin - Oct. 31, 2021

Paintballs were flying on Oct. 29-30 during the Splatterbox Paintball’s “Into the Woods Zombie Shoot” — a fundraiser for the Splatterbox Hornets paintball team and the North Platte High band’s Color Guard.  The shoot was held on the Splatterbox course near the South Platte River just outside of Hershey. “We had an alright turnout last […]

Paintball fundraiser aims at zombies in woods

Jonathan Dekleva, The North Platte Bulletin -

Paintballs were flying on Oct. 29-30 during the Splatterbox Paintball’s “Into the Woods Zombie Shoot” — a fundraiser for the Splatterbox Hornets paintball team and the North Platte High band’s Color Guard.  The shoot was held on the Splatterbox course near the South Platte River just outside of Hershey. “We had an alright turnout last […]