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Community college to host top high school musicians

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

North Platte Community College is inviting the public to attend its Best of the West music festival on Monday, Oct. 25. The festival will showcase the talent and skill of the area’s top high school musicians who earned the right to perform with the nomination of their music teachers. “We are thrilled to host over […]

Community college to host top high school musicians

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

North Platte Community College is inviting the public to attend its Best of the West music festival on Monday, Oct. 25. The festival will showcase the talent and skill of the area’s top high school musicians who earned the right to perform with the nomination of their music teachers. “We are thrilled to host over […]

Semiconductor chip shortage leaves dealerships empty

Ben Porter, Nebraska News Service - Oct. 11, 2021

Empty dealer lots, vacant showrooms and lack of inventory is a few of the problems plaguing the car industry, both locally and nationally. Semiconductor chips control certain amenities from power steering to emergency braking systems. They are on back-order from their manufacturers due to COVID-19. Jack Minnick, assistant sales manager at Duteau Chevrolet on South […]

Semiconductor chip shortage leaves dealerships empty

Ben Porter, Nebraska News Service -

Empty dealer lots, vacant showrooms and lack of inventory is a few of the problems plaguing the car industry, both locally and nationally. Semiconductor chips control certain amenities from power steering to emergency braking systems. They are on back-order from their manufacturers due to COVID-19. Jack Minnick, assistant sales manager at Duteau Chevrolet on South […]

Former Facebook manager: Company amplifies extremism

The North Platte Bulletin - Oct. 5, 2021

Facebook is under criticism by the federal government again. A Senate committee heard Tuesday how the company manipulates users for its own profits. Former Facebook “product manager for civic misinformation” Frances Haugen, who has become a whistleblower, told lawmakers that Facebook uses a system that “amplifies division, extremism and polarization — and undermining societies around the […]

Former Facebook manager: Company amplifies extremism

The North Platte Bulletin -

Facebook is under criticism by the federal government again. A Senate committee heard Tuesday how the company manipulates users for its own profits. Former Facebook “product manager for civic misinformation” Frances Haugen, who has become a whistleblower, told lawmakers that Facebook uses a system that “amplifies division, extremism and polarization — and undermining societies around the […]

Apple month

Brenda Aufdenkamp, NU Extension - Oct. 4, 2021

October is National Apple Month and the new crop of apples should be available in grocery stores and might be available from local apple growers.  Apples are commercially grown in 36 states. They come in all shades of red, green and yellow, range in size from a little bigger than a cherry to as big […]

Apple month

Brenda Aufdenkamp, NU Extension -

October is National Apple Month and the new crop of apples should be available in grocery stores and might be available from local apple growers.  Apples are commercially grown in 36 states. They come in all shades of red, green and yellow, range in size from a little bigger than a cherry to as big […]

Danni Franzen: Community College distinguished alum

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Danni Franzen of North Platte is the recipient of the 2021 Mid-Plains Community College Distinguished Alumni Award. Franzen was honored Sunday night during the Nebraska Community College Association’s annual meeting at the John N. Harms Center in Scottsbluff.  “I’m kind of shocked but also proud to have been selected,” Franzen said of the recognition. “I […]

Danni Franzen: Community College distinguished alum

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Danni Franzen of North Platte is the recipient of the 2021 Mid-Plains Community College Distinguished Alumni Award. Franzen was honored Sunday night during the Nebraska Community College Association’s annual meeting at the John N. Harms Center in Scottsbluff.  “I’m kind of shocked but also proud to have been selected,” Franzen said of the recognition. “I […]

Body found in submerged vehicle near Minden

The North Platte Bulletin - Sep. 30, 2021

The Nebraska State Patrol and Kearney Police Department are conducting an investigation after a dead body was found Tuesday afternoon south of Minden. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Kearney County sheriff’s office received a report of a vehicle submerged in an irrigation reuse pit near Nebraska Highway 10, about three miles south of Minden. […]

Body found in submerged vehicle near Minden

The North Platte Bulletin -

The Nebraska State Patrol and Kearney Police Department are conducting an investigation after a dead body was found Tuesday afternoon south of Minden. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Kearney County sheriff’s office received a report of a vehicle submerged in an irrigation reuse pit near Nebraska Highway 10, about three miles south of Minden. […]