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Troopers arrest Colorado man after hi-speed chase

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul. 16, 2021

State troopers arrested a Colorado man in the darkness Friday morning following a chase on I-80, where speeds reached 150 mph. Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said at 1:30 a.m. Friday, a trooper clocked a 2012 Audi at 103 mph eastbound on I-80 near Kearney.  The trooper tried to pull the car over, but […]

Troopers arrest Colorado man after hi-speed chase

The North Platte Bulletin -

State troopers arrested a Colorado man in the darkness Friday morning following a chase on I-80, where speeds reached 150 mph. Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said at 1:30 a.m. Friday, a trooper clocked a 2012 Audi at 103 mph eastbound on I-80 near Kearney.  The trooper tried to pull the car over, but […]

Nebraska Regent Bob Phares won’t seek re-election

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul. 15, 2021

After a decade and a half representing western Nebraska on the University of Nebraska’s Board of Regents, Vice Chair Bob Phares of North Platte announced Thursday that he will not seek a fourth term on the board. “Serving as western Nebraska’s voice on the Board of Regents has been one of the greatest honors of […]

Nebraska Regent Bob Phares won’t seek re-election

The North Platte Bulletin -

After a decade and a half representing western Nebraska on the University of Nebraska’s Board of Regents, Vice Chair Bob Phares of North Platte announced Thursday that he will not seek a fourth term on the board. “Serving as western Nebraska’s voice on the Board of Regents has been one of the greatest honors of […]

NebraskaLand Bank contributes to Health and Science Center expansion

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Jul. 14, 2021

The expansion of North Platte Community College’s Health and Science Center is a step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a donation from NebraskaLand Bank. NLB contributed $50,000 toward the project Wednesday during a presentation at the college. Mike Jacobson, President and CEO of NebraskaLand Bank, said all businesses have a responsibility to give […]

NebraskaLand Bank contributes to Health and Science Center expansion

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

The expansion of North Platte Community College’s Health and Science Center is a step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a donation from NebraskaLand Bank. NLB contributed $50,000 toward the project Wednesday during a presentation at the college. Mike Jacobson, President and CEO of NebraskaLand Bank, said all businesses have a responsibility to give […]

FBI finds man in connection with child sex assault investigation

The North Platte Bulletin -

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified and found an unknown man referred to as John Doe 44, after asking for the public’s help. The man is currently in custody, the FBI said late Wednesday, about 10 hours after asking the public’s assistance in obtaining information regarding him in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation. Photographs […]

FBI finds man in connection with child sex assault investigation

The North Platte Bulletin -

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified and found an unknown man referred to as John Doe 44, after asking for the public’s help. The man is currently in custody, the FBI said late Wednesday, about 10 hours after asking the public’s assistance in obtaining information regarding him in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation. Photographs […]

Nebraska State Fair announces entertainment

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul. 13, 2021

The Nebraska State Fair is excited to welcome the “Happy Together Tour,” country rock band Kevin Costner & Modern West, Banda Los Sebastianes and country music singer Jon Pardi to State Fair attendees on Aug. 30, Sept. 2, 3, and 4, respectively. Tickets for all concerts will be available for purchase beginning at 10 a.m. […]

Nebraska State Fair announces entertainment

The North Platte Bulletin -

The Nebraska State Fair is excited to welcome the “Happy Together Tour,” country rock band Kevin Costner & Modern West, Banda Los Sebastianes and country music singer Jon Pardi to State Fair attendees on Aug. 30, Sept. 2, 3, and 4, respectively. Tickets for all concerts will be available for purchase beginning at 10 a.m. […]

David Fudge elected president of state travel association

The North Platte Bulletin -

David Fudge of North Platte has been elected to a second term president of the Nebraska Travel Association. The NETA elected new leadership at its annual meeting in May, opting for experience as the tourism industry digs its way out of 2020, when the pandemic decimated the tourism industry. “Our industry was deeply affected by […]

David Fudge elected president of state travel association

The North Platte Bulletin -

David Fudge of North Platte has been elected to a second term president of the Nebraska Travel Association. The NETA elected new leadership at its annual meeting in May, opting for experience as the tourism industry digs its way out of 2020, when the pandemic decimated the tourism industry. “Our industry was deeply affected by […]