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Longtime psychology instructor to retire from NPCC

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Nov. 24, 2020

North Platte Community College will lose longtime psychology instructor Dr. Pete Johnson on Dec. 31. Johnson has taught psychology for more than five decades – at NPCC, specifically, for the past 20 years. “I’ve liked my time here,” Johnson said of his decision to retire. “The college has been good to me, but it’s time […]

Longtime psychology instructor to retire from NPCC

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

North Platte Community College will lose longtime psychology instructor Dr. Pete Johnson on Dec. 31. Johnson has taught psychology for more than five decades – at NPCC, specifically, for the past 20 years. “I’ve liked my time here,” Johnson said of his decision to retire. “The college has been good to me, but it’s time […]

Meth seizure leads to more arrests

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 21, 2020

On Nov. 5, state troopers pulled a vehicle over on I-80 near Giltner and found 14 pounds of methamphetamine and two handguns. Two people were arrested in the stop, and 9 days later, three more were arrested, Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said Friday. At approximately 8:40 a.m. Nov. 5, a trooper found the […]

Meth seizure leads to more arrests

The North Platte Bulletin -

On Nov. 5, state troopers pulled a vehicle over on I-80 near Giltner and found 14 pounds of methamphetamine and two handguns. Two people were arrested in the stop, and 9 days later, three more were arrested, Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said Friday. At approximately 8:40 a.m. Nov. 5, a trooper found the […]

Trenton man injured in Swanson Reservoir accident

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission - Nov. 20, 2020

A 46-year-old Trenton man was hospitalized Thursday with injuries from a boating accident on Swanson Reservoir in Hitchcock County. Sometime in the afternoon, the victim was apparently ejected from his boat and the running boat began circling. The victim suffered injuries from the propeller. Another boater rescued the man from the water and took him […]

Trenton man injured in Swanson Reservoir accident

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission -

A 46-year-old Trenton man was hospitalized Thursday with injuries from a boating accident on Swanson Reservoir in Hitchcock County. Sometime in the afternoon, the victim was apparently ejected from his boat and the running boat began circling. The victim suffered injuries from the propeller. Another boater rescued the man from the water and took him […]

State criticizes BNSF for blocked crossings, but dismisses complaint

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 17, 2020

The Nebraska Public Service Commission has dismissed a complaint against Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad for blocking crossings in Hall County. The PSC is a publicly elected board that oversees railroad operations in Nebraska. The commission announced its decision on Tuesday, Nov. 17. In June, the PSC released findings from a hearing and investigation […]

State criticizes BNSF for blocked crossings, but dismisses complaint

The North Platte Bulletin -

The Nebraska Public Service Commission has dismissed a complaint against Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad for blocking crossings in Hall County. The PSC is a publicly elected board that oversees railroad operations in Nebraska. The commission announced its decision on Tuesday, Nov. 17. In June, the PSC released findings from a hearing and investigation […]

Prescription drug suspect runs into state trooper’s car

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 15, 2020

Nebraska state troopers arrested a North Carolina woman Saturday afternoon after she intentionally drove her vehicle into a patrol unit in Fremont during a prescription fraud investigation. Around 2:20 p.m. Saturday, a trooper went to Walgreens at East 23rd and Lincoln Ave. in Fremont to check out a report of a prescription fraud in progress, […]

Prescription drug suspect runs into state trooper’s car

The North Platte Bulletin -

Nebraska state troopers arrested a North Carolina woman Saturday afternoon after she intentionally drove her vehicle into a patrol unit in Fremont during a prescription fraud investigation. Around 2:20 p.m. Saturday, a trooper went to Walgreens at East 23rd and Lincoln Ave. in Fremont to check out a report of a prescription fraud in progress, […]