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COVID-19 hospitalizations increase

George Lauby - May. 16, 2021

The risks of COVID-19 in Lincoln County increased a little from one week earlier, the West Central District Health Department said Friday. The “risk dial” remains in the moderate level, but it moved from a 1.78 a week ago up to 1.94, due to less beds available in the Intensive Care Unit at Great Plains […]

COVID-19 hospitalizations increase

George Lauby -

The risks of COVID-19 in Lincoln County increased a little from one week earlier, the West Central District Health Department said Friday. The “risk dial” remains in the moderate level, but it moved from a 1.78 a week ago up to 1.94, due to less beds available in the Intensive Care Unit at Great Plains […]

North Platte school board: Opposed to proposed sex education standards

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 14, 2021

The North Platte school board generally agreed Monday that it would not follow the proposed standards on health education that have been drafted by the state board of education. There was no formal action, but the board was in agreement, members said. Board president Skip Altig said the board has agreed to not adopt the […]

North Platte school board: Opposed to proposed sex education standards

The North Platte Bulletin -

The North Platte school board generally agreed Monday that it would not follow the proposed standards on health education that have been drafted by the state board of education. There was no formal action, but the board was in agreement, members said. Board president Skip Altig said the board has agreed to not adopt the […]

Legislature: Medical marijuana bill stalls

The Unicameral Update - May. 12, 2021

A bill that would approve certain forms of cannabis for medical use did not advance from general file on Wednesday, May 12 after a motion to end debate and force a vote on the proposal failed. LB 474, introduced by Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart, would have created a framework for legalizing medical cannabis in Nebraska. […]

Legislature: Medical marijuana bill stalls

The Unicameral Update -

A bill that would approve certain forms of cannabis for medical use did not advance from general file on Wednesday, May 12 after a motion to end debate and force a vote on the proposal failed. LB 474, introduced by Lincoln Sen. Anna Wishart, would have created a framework for legalizing medical cannabis in Nebraska. […]

Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin -

A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County: Ongoing Prairie Arts Center, (416 North Dewey St) — Jenny Raymond’s Fantasy Textiles – Main Gallery. Tuesday-Saturdays, 11-4 p.m. Thursday, May 13 Neville Center (301 E. 5th) – Lip Sync Battle. Tickets, $25 , available at the Habitat for Humanity office (420 N. Cottonwood) or […]

Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin -

A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County: Ongoing Prairie Arts Center, (416 North Dewey St) — Jenny Raymond’s Fantasy Textiles – Main Gallery. Tuesday-Saturdays, 11-4 p.m. Thursday, May 13 Neville Center (301 E. 5th) – Lip Sync Battle. Tickets, $25 , available at the Habitat for Humanity office (420 N. Cottonwood) or […]

North Platte fugitive found hiding under porch

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 11, 2021

The North Platte police are still looking for a woman who slipped away on Monday while they were looking for the man who had been with her. It started at 7:07 a.m., when a 911 caller said a man dragged a woman by the arm into a car in the 2300 block of E. Philip […]

North Platte fugitive found hiding under porch

The North Platte Bulletin -

The North Platte police are still looking for a woman who slipped away on Monday while they were looking for the man who had been with her. It started at 7:07 a.m., when a 911 caller said a man dragged a woman by the arm into a car in the 2300 block of E. Philip […]

Baby bison calf born at Buffalo Bill State Park

George Lauby - May. 10, 2021

A new baby bison calf arrived around 9 a.m. Monday at the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park in North Platte, helping to get the season off to a good start. The calf and mother are happy and healthy, Park Director Adam Jones said. The calf’s gender isn’t officially known yet and won’t be for a […]

Baby bison calf born at Buffalo Bill State Park

George Lauby -

A new baby bison calf arrived around 9 a.m. Monday at the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park in North Platte, helping to get the season off to a good start. The calf and mother are happy and healthy, Park Director Adam Jones said. The calf’s gender isn’t officially known yet and won’t be for a […]

Street work begins on Reid Ave.

The North Platte Bulletin - May. 8, 2021

Construction work on water main replacement and street overlay on Reid Ave. will begin Monday, May 10 and last for about three months, the city engineering department has announced. Nine blocks will get the new overlay. The water main alongside the street will be replaced. Work will stretch from Oak St. to Philip Ave. Three […]

Street work begins on Reid Ave.

The North Platte Bulletin -

Construction work on water main replacement and street overlay on Reid Ave. will begin Monday, May 10 and last for about three months, the city engineering department has announced. Nine blocks will get the new overlay. The water main alongside the street will be replaced. Work will stretch from Oak St. to Philip Ave. Three […]

Lawsuit filed over costs of Cedar Room construction

George Lauby -

Three prominent North Platte businesses are in the process of a court battle — locked in a financial dispute over the renovation of a popular downtown restaurant. The Cedar Room, which offers fine dining on Dewey St., and Steele’s Roofing and Construction, one of North Platte’s largest construction companies, disagree about the costs of renovating […]

Lawsuit filed over costs of Cedar Room construction

George Lauby -

Three prominent North Platte businesses are in the process of a court battle — locked in a financial dispute over the renovation of a popular downtown restaurant. The Cedar Room, which offers fine dining on Dewey St., and Steele’s Roofing and Construction, one of North Platte’s largest construction companies, disagree about the costs of renovating […]