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Community college hosts GED graduation ceremony

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - May. 7, 2021

Mid-Plains Community College recognized eight years’ worth of GED graduates this week. A special ceremony was held on the North Platte Community College South Campus, 601 W. State Farm Rd., in North Platte. It will be the first ceremony of its kind since 2013. “The GED test changed to computer-based testing in January of 2014 […]

Community college hosts GED graduation ceremony

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Mid-Plains Community College recognized eight years’ worth of GED graduates this week. A special ceremony was held on the North Platte Community College South Campus, 601 W. State Farm Rd., in North Platte. It will be the first ceremony of its kind since 2013. “The GED test changed to computer-based testing in January of 2014 […]

NSP reminds drivers: Ag implements on move

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 4, 2021

With Nebraska’s planting season underway, and the Nebraska State Patrol advises motorists to watch for agricultural implements on the roads. Drivers should be alert and use extra caution on roads that may be a route for ag machinery. With the potential combination of fast-moving vehicles and slow-moving farm equipment, it is critical that drivers avoid […]

NSP reminds drivers: Ag implements on move

The North Platte Bulletin -

With Nebraska’s planting season underway, and the Nebraska State Patrol advises motorists to watch for agricultural implements on the roads. Drivers should be alert and use extra caution on roads that may be a route for ag machinery. With the potential combination of fast-moving vehicles and slow-moving farm equipment, it is critical that drivers avoid […]

Troopers find ATMs stuffed with marijuana

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 3, 2021

State troopers arrested a Florida man Friday after finding more than 400 pounds of marijuana in his van during an I-80 traffic stop. The pot was hidden in 14 ATMs, a safe, and a tote, Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said. Friday, April 30, at approximately 10 a.m., a trooper observed a Mercedes Sprinter […]

Troopers find ATMs stuffed with marijuana

The North Platte Bulletin -

State troopers arrested a Florida man Friday after finding more than 400 pounds of marijuana in his van during an I-80 traffic stop. The pot was hidden in 14 ATMs, a safe, and a tote, Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said. Friday, April 30, at approximately 10 a.m., a trooper observed a Mercedes Sprinter […]

Stithem to receive president’s award from community college

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

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. “I’m flattered and very appreciative,” Stithem said of the recognition. “I’ve watched a lot of people receive the award over the […]

Stithem to receive president’s award from community college

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

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. “I’m flattered and very appreciative,” Stithem said of the recognition. “I’ve watched a lot of people receive the award over the […]

Two-vehicle crash near Holdrege claims two lives

The North Platte Bulletin - Apr. 28, 2021

A head-on crash near Holdrege Tuesday claimed two lives and sent a child to the hospital, Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said. Around 7:50 a.m. Tuesday morning, a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling west on U.S. Highway 6, four miles west of Holdrege, when it crossed the center line and hit an eastbound Dodge Grand […]

Two-vehicle crash near Holdrege claims two lives

The North Platte Bulletin -

A head-on crash near Holdrege Tuesday claimed two lives and sent a child to the hospital, Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas said. Around 7:50 a.m. Tuesday morning, a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling west on U.S. Highway 6, four miles west of Holdrege, when it crossed the center line and hit an eastbound Dodge Grand […]

NPCC students/employees recognized at honors convocation

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Apr. 26, 2021

The accomplishments of North Platte Community College students and employees were recognized Monday at NPCC’s annual Honors Convocation. The ceremony was in theMcDonald-Belton Theater on the south campus. Honorees included representatives from college clubs and organizations. The recipients: Cabinet awards Presidential – Erica Hopping, Sutherland      Vice President of Instruction – Slavomyr Marchenko, Kyiv, Ukraine Vice […]

NPCC students/employees recognized at honors convocation

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

The accomplishments of North Platte Community College students and employees were recognized Monday at NPCC’s annual Honors Convocation. The ceremony was in theMcDonald-Belton Theater on the south campus. Honorees included representatives from college clubs and organizations. The recipients: Cabinet awards Presidential – Erica Hopping, Sutherland      Vice President of Instruction – Slavomyr Marchenko, Kyiv, Ukraine Vice […]