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Kennedy submits signatures for ballot access in Nebraska 

The North Platte Bulletin - Jun. 18, 2024

The Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. presidential campaign announced Tuesday it has submitted more than enough signatures to gain ballot access in Nebraska. The campaign turned in 5,023 signatures, more than two times the required amount.  “Today is a historic day,” Midwest Regional Director Lane Koch said. The campaign has collected enough signatures so far to […]

Kennedy submits signatures for ballot access in Nebraska 

The North Platte Bulletin -

The Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. presidential campaign announced Tuesday it has submitted more than enough signatures to gain ballot access in Nebraska. The campaign turned in 5,023 signatures, more than two times the required amount.  “Today is a historic day,” Midwest Regional Director Lane Koch said. The campaign has collected enough signatures so far to […]

David Gale resigns from power district board

The North Platte Bulletin - Jun. 17, 2024

A seat on the Nebraska Public Power District board of directors will be appointed by Gov. Jim Pillen, following the resignation of subdivision 4 Director David Gale. Gale a North Platte native who ran a strong campaign for the seat on the board two years ago, submitted a letter of resignation that was accepted by […]

David Gale resigns from power district board

The North Platte Bulletin -

A seat on the Nebraska Public Power District board of directors will be appointed by Gov. Jim Pillen, following the resignation of subdivision 4 Director David Gale. Gale a North Platte native who ran a strong campaign for the seat on the board two years ago, submitted a letter of resignation that was accepted by […]

Buffalo Bill Rodeo: Final results, payouts

Ruth Nicolaus - Jun. 16, 2024

Ean Price’s bank account has some additional padding after a Saturday night at the Buffalo Bill Rodeo in North Platte. The Leedey, Oklahoma saddle bronc rider scored 85 points on the Beutler horse Fight Night to take the 2024 title and win more than $2,800. The mare, a nine-year-old sorrel, could have been intimidating to […]

Buffalo Bill Rodeo: Final results, payouts

Ruth Nicolaus -

Ean Price’s bank account has some additional padding after a Saturday night at the Buffalo Bill Rodeo in North Platte. The Leedey, Oklahoma saddle bronc rider scored 85 points on the Beutler horse Fight Night to take the 2024 title and win more than $2,800. The mare, a nine-year-old sorrel, could have been intimidating to […]

Buffalo Bill Rodeo: Despite rain, Arnold catches leader in tie-down

Ruth Nicolaus - Jun. 14, 2024

Rain didn’t dampen the spirits or the competition during the third night of the Buffalo Bill Rodeo in North Platte. As precipitation fell, fans moved up and inward to the top and center of the covered grandstands as cowboys and cowgirls pulled on raincoats. The rain didn’t deter Coy Arnold. The Abilene, Kan. man, a […]

Buffalo Bill Rodeo: Despite rain, Arnold catches leader in tie-down

Ruth Nicolaus -

Rain didn’t dampen the spirits or the competition during the third night of the Buffalo Bill Rodeo in North Platte. As precipitation fell, fans moved up and inward to the top and center of the covered grandstands as cowboys and cowgirls pulled on raincoats. The rain didn’t deter Coy Arnold. The Abilene, Kan. man, a […]

Buffalo Bill Rodeo: Bareback, saddle bronc riders take the lead

Ruth Nicolaus -

During the second night of the Buffalo Bill Rodeo, a Wyoming cowboy took over the saddle bronc riding lead with an eight-second ride on the Beutler horse Level Out. Joe Priebe of Cody scored 84 points on a horse he’d been told would be a good draw. Priebe, who is in his second year of […]

Buffalo Bill Rodeo: Bareback, saddle bronc riders take the lead

Ruth Nicolaus -

During the second night of the Buffalo Bill Rodeo, a Wyoming cowboy took over the saddle bronc riding lead with an eight-second ride on the Beutler horse Level Out. Joe Priebe of Cody scored 84 points on a horse he’d been told would be a good draw. Priebe, who is in his second year of […]

Buffalo Bill Rodeo: Bareback champ takes lead, Aussie wins steer wrestling

Ruth Nicolaus - Jun. 13, 2024

A world champ left his mark on his first trip to the Buffalo Bill Rodeo in North Platte. Keenan Hayes of Hayden, Colo. scored 84.5 points on the Beutler horse Top Gun to take the lead in the bareback riding. The 2023 PRCA world champion bareback rider hadn’t been on the horse he’d drawn, a […]

Buffalo Bill Rodeo: Bareback champ takes lead, Aussie wins steer wrestling

Ruth Nicolaus -

A world champ left his mark on his first trip to the Buffalo Bill Rodeo in North Platte. Keenan Hayes of Hayden, Colo. scored 84.5 points on the Beutler horse Top Gun to take the lead in the bareback riding. The 2023 PRCA world champion bareback rider hadn’t been on the horse he’d drawn, a […]

Officials to treat Spiny Naiad at Lake Maloney

The North Platte Bulletin - Jun. 11, 2024

The shores of Lake Maloney will be treated for Spiny Naiad, an abrasive plant that has sharp leaves and branches that limits recreational activities, such as swimming, along the shoreline. To control the growth of Spiny Naiad along the shores, Nebraska Public Power District and the Lake Maloney Property Owners Association have contracted with the […]

Officials to treat Spiny Naiad at Lake Maloney

The North Platte Bulletin -

The shores of Lake Maloney will be treated for Spiny Naiad, an abrasive plant that has sharp leaves and branches that limits recreational activities, such as swimming, along the shoreline. To control the growth of Spiny Naiad along the shores, Nebraska Public Power District and the Lake Maloney Property Owners Association have contracted with the […]

Summertime favorite: Watermelon

Brenda Aufdenkamp, NU Extension -

There are more than 1,200 different varieties of watermelons. Watermelon provides a refreshing way to help reach the MyPlate recommendation of 1-2 cups from the fruit group each day. Watermelon is an American summertime favorite. Throughout the summer months, many cannot get enough of this sweet treat. A cup of watermelon is equal to a […]

Summertime favorite: Watermelon

Brenda Aufdenkamp, NU Extension -

There are more than 1,200 different varieties of watermelons. Watermelon provides a refreshing way to help reach the MyPlate recommendation of 1-2 cups from the fruit group each day. Watermelon is an American summertime favorite. Throughout the summer months, many cannot get enough of this sweet treat. A cup of watermelon is equal to a […]

Five hundred competitors expected at Buffalo Bill Rodeo

Ruth Nicolaus - Jun. 10, 2024

The excitement of pro rodeo returns to North Platte with this year’s Buffalo Bill Rodeo, where more than 500 professional cowboys and cowgirls will compete as they pursue the dream of a gold buckle and monetary winnings. They come from near and far; a few will travel across town or across a couple counties, while […]

Five hundred competitors expected at Buffalo Bill Rodeo

Ruth Nicolaus -

The excitement of pro rodeo returns to North Platte with this year’s Buffalo Bill Rodeo, where more than 500 professional cowboys and cowgirls will compete as they pursue the dream of a gold buckle and monetary winnings. They come from near and far; a few will travel across town or across a couple counties, while […]