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Man killed in head-on collision on U.S. 30

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec. 4, 2022

An elderly Lincoln County man died Sunday afternoon in a traffic collision on U.S. Highway 30 between North Platte and Hershey. Lincoln County Chief Deputy Sheriff Roland Kramer said the man’s westbound sedan evidently crossed the median and ran into an oncoming 1-ton pickup truck. The pickup driver was injured and taken to Great Plains […]

Man killed in head-on collision on U.S. 30

The North Platte Bulletin -

An elderly Lincoln County man died Sunday afternoon in a traffic collision on U.S. Highway 30 between North Platte and Hershey. Lincoln County Chief Deputy Sheriff Roland Kramer said the man’s westbound sedan evidently crossed the median and ran into an oncoming 1-ton pickup truck. The pickup driver was injured and taken to Great Plains […]

Fire burns pasture north of city, barn damaged

The North Platte Bulletin -

A spark that escaped from a burn barrel at a residence north of North Platte is thought to have started a grass fire Sunday afternoon that burned the equivalent of a square mile or so of pasture. North Platte firefighters responded quickly. The fire started before 2 p.m. about five miles north of the city. […]

Fire burns pasture north of city, barn damaged

The North Platte Bulletin -

A spark that escaped from a burn barrel at a residence north of North Platte is thought to have started a grass fire Sunday afternoon that burned the equivalent of a square mile or so of pasture. North Platte firefighters responded quickly. The fire started before 2 p.m. about five miles north of the city. […]

Feds quash railroad strike, force contract

George Lauby -

President Joe Biden and Congress have put an end to a possible nationwide railroad strike, taking the option off the table for workers who were battling for paid sick days. Acting with uncharacteristic speed, both houses of Congress voted overwhelmingly to force workers to accept the contract, the same contract that slightly more than half […]

Feds quash railroad strike, force contract

George Lauby -

President Joe Biden and Congress have put an end to a possible nationwide railroad strike, taking the option off the table for workers who were battling for paid sick days. Acting with uncharacteristic speed, both houses of Congress voted overwhelmingly to force workers to accept the contract, the same contract that slightly more than half […]

Habitat for Humanity sets auction for mailboxes

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec. 2, 2022

North Platte Area Habitat for Humanity will hold its second annual mailbox auction fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in the grand room of the Prairie Arts Center. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with cocktails at the cash bar and finger foods donated by the Habitat board of directors. The auction will begin at 6 […]

Habitat for Humanity sets auction for mailboxes

The North Platte Bulletin -

North Platte Area Habitat for Humanity will hold its second annual mailbox auction fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in the grand room of the Prairie Arts Center. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with cocktails at the cash bar and finger foods donated by the Habitat board of directors. The auction will begin at 6 […]

Opinion: Vision for new 4-H camp at Halsey

Sen. Mike Jacobson -

I mentioned last week that I will be working with Sen. Tom Brewer and all the interested parties to determine the future of the former State 4-H Camp that was destroyed by the Bovee Fire. Sen. Brewer and I are focused on getting this facility replaced, either on the old site or adjacent to the […]

Opinion: Vision for new 4-H camp at Halsey

Sen. Mike Jacobson -

I mentioned last week that I will be working with Sen. Tom Brewer and all the interested parties to determine the future of the former State 4-H Camp that was destroyed by the Bovee Fire. Sen. Brewer and I are focused on getting this facility replaced, either on the old site or adjacent to the […]

Fundraiser set for Sgt. Casey Nelms

The North Platte Bulletin - Dec. 1, 2022

A fundraising soup supper is set Saturday, Dec. 10 for Sgt. Casey Nelms of the Lincoln County sheriff’s office, to help with his battle with cancer. Nelms has been with the sheriff’s office for 39 years. He was recently diagnosed with spine, liver and kidney cancer. The “get well soup-er soon” supper will be held […]

Fundraiser set for Sgt. Casey Nelms

The North Platte Bulletin -

A fundraising soup supper is set Saturday, Dec. 10 for Sgt. Casey Nelms of the Lincoln County sheriff’s office, to help with his battle with cancer. Nelms has been with the sheriff’s office for 39 years. He was recently diagnosed with spine, liver and kidney cancer. The “get well soup-er soon” supper will be held […]

Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 30, 2022

A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County: Ongoing Prairie Arts Center (416 N. Jeffers) — The Festival of Trees on display until the auction on Dec. 3. And, a Vincent van Gogh Christmas show by local artists, who let the spirit of van Gogh fill them with holiday cheer as they mimic […]

Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin -

A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County: Ongoing Prairie Arts Center (416 N. Jeffers) — The Festival of Trees on display until the auction on Dec. 3. And, a Vincent van Gogh Christmas show by local artists, who let the spirit of van Gogh fill them with holiday cheer as they mimic […]

City deals with first set of winter-slick streets

The North Platte Bulletin -

Streets in North Platte streets became super-slick Tuesday morning, Nov. 29, from a thin coat of ice, capped with light snow, . Drivers practiced their winter driving techniques with varying degrees of success during the first intense winter weather of the season. Light snow started to fall around 4:30 a.m., the National Weather Service in […]

City deals with first set of winter-slick streets

The North Platte Bulletin -

Streets in North Platte streets became super-slick Tuesday morning, Nov. 29, from a thin coat of ice, capped with light snow, . Drivers practiced their winter driving techniques with varying degrees of success during the first intense winter weather of the season. Light snow started to fall around 4:30 a.m., the National Weather Service in […]

North Platte man charged with criminal mischief at church

The North Platte Bulletin -

A North Platte man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly tried to break a cash box at St. Patrick’s church. Police spokesman Rory Little said police were called to the church at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28 at to check out a report of criminal mischief. Officers learned that a man, later identified as […]

North Platte man charged with criminal mischief at church

The North Platte Bulletin -

A North Platte man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly tried to break a cash box at St. Patrick’s church. Police spokesman Rory Little said police were called to the church at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28 at to check out a report of criminal mischief. Officers learned that a man, later identified as […]

Police cite 32 motorists in buckle-up enforcement effort

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 29, 2022

North Platte police issued a total of 32 citations and 84 warnings during a five-day special enforcement named “Buckle Up: Every Trip Every Time.” The effort was from Nov. 23-27, police spokesman Rory Little said. Also, officers made these arrests:

Police cite 32 motorists in buckle-up enforcement effort

The North Platte Bulletin -

North Platte police issued a total of 32 citations and 84 warnings during a five-day special enforcement named “Buckle Up: Every Trip Every Time.” The effort was from Nov. 23-27, police spokesman Rory Little said. Also, officers made these arrests: