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North Platte schools consider system-wide school buses

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan. 15, 2022

The North Platte Public Schools is seeking input to determine if adding a district-wide school bus system to the district is necessary. School officials say this system could:• Include centralized pick-up and drop-off locations both in and out of the city limits.• Provide busing services for students who live in rural areas and would like […]

North Platte schools consider system-wide school buses

The North Platte Bulletin -

The North Platte Public Schools is seeking input to determine if adding a district-wide school bus system to the district is necessary. School officials say this system could:• Include centralized pick-up and drop-off locations both in and out of the city limits.• Provide busing services for students who live in rural areas and would like […]

Police reports: Probation violations, asleep at the wheel, forged checks

The North Platte Bulletin -

At 2:52 p.m. on Jan. 11, police went to a home in the 1200 block of W. Sixth to help probation officers, who had called for assistance after conducting a random search of Brandon Fowler’s home. Probation officers found a small amount of suspected meth in Fowler’s bedroom, in violation of the terms of his […]

Police reports: Probation violations, asleep at the wheel, forged checks

The North Platte Bulletin -

At 2:52 p.m. on Jan. 11, police went to a home in the 1200 block of W. Sixth to help probation officers, who had called for assistance after conducting a random search of Brandon Fowler’s home. Probation officers found a small amount of suspected meth in Fowler’s bedroom, in violation of the terms of his […]

Hospital: ‘Plz get COVID-19 test at doctor’s office’

George Lauby - Jan. 14, 2022

As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 moves across the country, the volume of patients is high at Great Plains Health, so please get a COVID-19 test through your primary physician, not the emergency room. All staffed beds at the hospital were occupied as of Jan. 9, the date of the last report, but no one […]

Hospital: ‘Plz get COVID-19 test at doctor’s office’

George Lauby -

As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 moves across the country, the volume of patients is high at Great Plains Health, so please get a COVID-19 test through your primary physician, not the emergency room. All staffed beds at the hospital were occupied as of Jan. 9, the date of the last report, but no one […]

Wallace man sentenced on federal pornography charges

The North Platte Bulletin -

Richard L. Moore, 67, who once lived outside of Wallace, will spend the rest of his life in prison following his sentence handed down Thursday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. Moore, convicted of producing child pornography, had an extensive collection of images and videos, according to evidence presented in court. Moore will spend 30 […]

Wallace man sentenced on federal pornography charges

The North Platte Bulletin -

Richard L. Moore, 67, who once lived outside of Wallace, will spend the rest of his life in prison following his sentence handed down Thursday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. Moore, convicted of producing child pornography, had an extensive collection of images and videos, according to evidence presented in court. Moore will spend 30 […]

Supreme Court ends vaccine mandate for businesses, upholds it for healthcare

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan. 13, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court put an end Thursday to the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for workers in big companies but left the mandate in place for health care workers, ending months of speculation. The court was split on both decisions. The vote to overrule the mandate for businesses was 6-3. The vote to keep the mandate […]

Supreme Court ends vaccine mandate for businesses, upholds it for healthcare

The North Platte Bulletin -

The U.S. Supreme Court put an end Thursday to the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for workers in big companies but left the mandate in place for health care workers, ending months of speculation. The court was split on both decisions. The vote to overrule the mandate for businesses was 6-3. The vote to keep the mandate […]

Hershey school board sets 2nd special bond election

George Lauby -

A special mail-in election for a $17.9 million expansion of Hershey Public Schools will get underway soon, with a lower financial burden for ag land owners. The election is a repeat of a bond election in August that voters turned down by a narrow margin. The bond would finance a new 30,000 sq. ft. addition […]

Hershey school board sets 2nd special bond election

George Lauby -

A special mail-in election for a $17.9 million expansion of Hershey Public Schools will get underway soon, with a lower financial burden for ag land owners. The election is a repeat of a bond election in August that voters turned down by a narrow margin. The bond would finance a new 30,000 sq. ft. addition […]

Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan. 12, 2022

A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County: Ongoing Prairie Arts Center, (416 N. Jeffers) — Artwork by McCook Community College art instructor Rick Johnson in the main gallery. Open 11-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Golden Tickets Cinemas, District 177 Mall (1000 S. Dewey) – Spider-Man: No Way Home, West Side Story, The Matrix […]

Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin -

A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County: Ongoing Prairie Arts Center, (416 N. Jeffers) — Artwork by McCook Community College art instructor Rick Johnson in the main gallery. Open 11-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Golden Tickets Cinemas, District 177 Mall (1000 S. Dewey) – Spider-Man: No Way Home, West Side Story, The Matrix […]

Golf course planned in hills north of Maxwell

The North Platte Bulletin -

A top-notch, private 18-hole golf course is cleared to be built in the hills north of Maxwell, following approval Tuesday, Jan. 11 by the Lincoln County Planning Commission. The course would lie about 11 miles north of Maxwell along the North Maxwell Road. The project is currently in the design phase. It could be built […]

Golf course planned in hills north of Maxwell

The North Platte Bulletin -

A top-notch, private 18-hole golf course is cleared to be built in the hills north of Maxwell, following approval Tuesday, Jan. 11 by the Lincoln County Planning Commission. The course would lie about 11 miles north of Maxwell along the North Maxwell Road. The project is currently in the design phase. It could be built […]

State leaders foresee canal on Colorado line, growth at Lake Mac, new lake near Omaha

The North Platte Bulletin - Jan. 11, 2022

Gov. Pete Ricketts and other state leaders announced Monday their intention to protect Nebraska’s share of the South Platte River water by building a major canal in parts of Colorado and southwest Nebraska. Ricketts said Nebraska intends to take action to protect its entitlements of S. Platte River water, authorized under the South Platte River […]

State leaders foresee canal on Colorado line, growth at Lake Mac, new lake near Omaha

The North Platte Bulletin -

Gov. Pete Ricketts and other state leaders announced Monday their intention to protect Nebraska’s share of the South Platte River water by building a major canal in parts of Colorado and southwest Nebraska. Ricketts said Nebraska intends to take action to protect its entitlements of S. Platte River water, authorized under the South Platte River […]