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Holiday lighting contest: Open for nominations

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 25, 2020

This year more than ever, we all are looking for some holiday cheer. Do you know someone who is working to spread joy through their holiday decorations? It’s time to send nominations for the Christmas Lighting Contest organized by Keep North Platte and Lincoln County Beautiful and the North Platte Bulletin. This year’s prize sponsors […]

Holiday lighting contest: Open for nominations

The North Platte Bulletin -

This year more than ever, we all are looking for some holiday cheer. Do you know someone who is working to spread joy through their holiday decorations? It’s time to send nominations for the Christmas Lighting Contest organized by Keep North Platte and Lincoln County Beautiful and the North Platte Bulletin. This year’s prize sponsors […]

Weekend police: Attempted robbery, fugitive found

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 23, 2020

Shortly after 7:30 on Sunday night, police went to North Platte’s Time Saver in the 1200 block of S. Dewey to check out a reported robbery. A 911 caller said a man armed with a knife was demanding money from employees, according to a police report. When police arrived, they were told that the suspect, […]

Weekend police: Attempted robbery, fugitive found

The North Platte Bulletin -

Shortly after 7:30 on Sunday night, police went to North Platte’s Time Saver in the 1200 block of S. Dewey to check out a reported robbery. A 911 caller said a man armed with a knife was demanding money from employees, according to a police report. When police arrived, they were told that the suspect, […]

North Platte man charged with attempted murder

The North Platte Bulletin -

A North Platte man was charged with attempted murder Saturday night after police broke up a reported deadly fight on the west side of town. A police spokesman said at 9:01 p.m. on Nov. 21, officers responded to the 300 block of N. Custer to check out a report that two men were fighting in […]

North Platte man charged with attempted murder

The North Platte Bulletin -

A North Platte man was charged with attempted murder Saturday night after police broke up a reported deadly fight on the west side of town. A police spokesman said at 9:01 p.m. on Nov. 21, officers responded to the 300 block of N. Custer to check out a report that two men were fighting in […]

Mysterious death ruled a homicide, sheriff says

George Lauby - Nov. 20, 2020

The death of Nick Legas of North Platte has been ruled a homicide, the Lincoln County sheriff’s office said Friday. Legas died on June 8, when his body was found floating in a public power district canal that connects the Sutherland Reservoir to Lake Maloney. Legas suffered blunt force trauma and strangulation, the sheriff’s office […]

Mysterious death ruled a homicide, sheriff says

George Lauby -

The death of Nick Legas of North Platte has been ruled a homicide, the Lincoln County sheriff’s office said Friday. Legas died on June 8, when his body was found floating in a public power district canal that connects the Sutherland Reservoir to Lake Maloney. Legas suffered blunt force trauma and strangulation, the sheriff’s office […]

Hospital: Still stretched thin, new meds arrive

George Lauby -

New medications to treat COVID-19 are in use at Great Plains Health in North Platte, and the first doses of a new vaccine could arrive as soon as three weeks from now. That is good news in the fight against the virus, as the hospital stretches to provide beds and care for patients, and the […]

Hospital: Still stretched thin, new meds arrive

George Lauby -

New medications to treat COVID-19 are in use at Great Plains Health in North Platte, and the first doses of a new vaccine could arrive as soon as three weeks from now. That is good news in the fight against the virus, as the hospital stretches to provide beds and care for patients, and the […]

Large grass fire near Lake Maloney extinguished

The North Platte Bulletin -

Firefighters from North Platte and nearby communities fought a large grass fire Friday afternoon on the north side of Lake Maloney in the area of North Lake Road and South Buffalo Road. Firefighters battled the blaze for about four hours, Battalion Chief Jim Einspahr of the North Platte Fire Department said. No one was injured […]

Large grass fire near Lake Maloney extinguished

The North Platte Bulletin -

Firefighters from North Platte and nearby communities fought a large grass fire Friday afternoon on the north side of Lake Maloney in the area of North Lake Road and South Buffalo Road. Firefighters battled the blaze for about four hours, Battalion Chief Jim Einspahr of the North Platte Fire Department said. No one was injured […]

Outgoing mayor talks about Vietnam and the marvel of North Platte

The North Platte Bulletin - Nov. 19, 2020

North Platte Mayor and President of the Nebraska League of Municipalities, Dwight Livingston, has a place in a book alongside such noted officials as former Secretary of Defense Colin Powell, former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, as well as 45 other Vietnam veterans. The book, by Joseph L. Galloway and Marvin J. Wolf, is entitled, They […]

Outgoing mayor talks about Vietnam and the marvel of North Platte

The North Platte Bulletin -

North Platte Mayor and President of the Nebraska League of Municipalities, Dwight Livingston, has a place in a book alongside such noted officials as former Secretary of Defense Colin Powell, former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, as well as 45 other Vietnam veterans. The book, by Joseph L. Galloway and Marvin J. Wolf, is entitled, They […]

Council debates development

George Lauby - Nov. 18, 2020

Grappling with the pros and cons of development within the city limits, the city council discussed three developments Tuesday night for nearly three hours. In the end, they approved two steps toward development, after listening to protests from people who will be affected, and engaging in some extensive debate.   Electrical contractor shop First, the […]

Council debates development

George Lauby -

Grappling with the pros and cons of development within the city limits, the city council discussed three developments Tuesday night for nearly three hours. In the end, they approved two steps toward development, after listening to protests from people who will be affected, and engaging in some extensive debate.   Electrical contractor shop First, the […]