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Teenagers drive into canal, escape

George Lauby - Jun. 30, 2022

Two teenagers were found Thursday morning after they escaped from an SUV that went into a canal near Lake Maloney during the night. The Lincoln County sheriff’s office said around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, a Lake Maloney resident called 911 and said that two injured, intoxicated teenagers came to his door – -a young man and […]

Teenagers drive into canal, escape

George Lauby -

Two teenagers were found Thursday morning after they escaped from an SUV that went into a canal near Lake Maloney during the night. The Lincoln County sheriff’s office said around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, a Lake Maloney resident called 911 and said that two injured, intoxicated teenagers came to his door – -a young man and […]

Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin - Jun. 29, 2022

A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County: Ongoing Prairie Arts Center, (416 N. Jeffers) — NebraskaLand Days Competitive Art Show. Sammy Lynn Art Show opens July 2. The center is open Tuesdays-Saturdays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. No charge. Golden Ticket Cinemas, District 177 Mall (1000 S. Dewey) – Top Gun: Maverick, Jurassic World […]

Entertainment around town

The North Platte Bulletin -

A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County: Ongoing Prairie Arts Center, (416 N. Jeffers) — NebraskaLand Days Competitive Art Show. Sammy Lynn Art Show opens July 2. The center is open Tuesdays-Saturdays. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. No charge. Golden Ticket Cinemas, District 177 Mall (1000 S. Dewey) – Top Gun: Maverick, Jurassic World […]

Relief funds awarded, but less than expected

The North Platte Bulletin -

A year and a half ago, four popular attractions — the Lincoln County fairgrounds, the D&N Event Center, Nebraskaland Days and North Platte pickleball — filled out long applications for state/federal relief funds. On Friday, June 17, the organizers received their long-awaited answers. Two of the four received 5% or less of their requests. One […]

Relief funds awarded, but less than expected

The North Platte Bulletin -

A year and a half ago, four popular attractions — the Lincoln County fairgrounds, the D&N Event Center, Nebraskaland Days and North Platte pickleball — filled out long applications for state/federal relief funds. On Friday, June 17, the organizers received their long-awaited answers. Two of the four received 5% or less of their requests. One […]

State funds available for detox center

The North Platte Bulletin - Jun. 28, 2022

Region II Human Services of west-central Nebraska is looking for groups that are interested in operating a detox center and providing related services in central Nebraska. Region II, which spans 17 counties in west central Nebraska, distributed a ‘Request for Interest” in such a project on Tuesday, June 21 to news media throughout the area. […]

State funds available for detox center

The North Platte Bulletin -

Region II Human Services of west-central Nebraska is looking for groups that are interested in operating a detox center and providing related services in central Nebraska. Region II, which spans 17 counties in west central Nebraska, distributed a ‘Request for Interest” in such a project on Tuesday, June 21 to news media throughout the area. […]

Three suspects charged with meth

The North Platte Bulletin -

Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies charged three people with meth possession Sunday in separate incidents. Wesley Sharp and Debra Huntington were arrested late Sunday morning in a van at the Sutherland Reservoir. Mark Michaels was arrested that evening in his car in a neighborhood on the west side of North Platte. Sharp, Huntington According to the […]

Three suspects charged with meth

The North Platte Bulletin -

Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies charged three people with meth possession Sunday in separate incidents. Wesley Sharp and Debra Huntington were arrested late Sunday morning in a van at the Sutherland Reservoir. Mark Michaels was arrested that evening in his car in a neighborhood on the west side of North Platte. Sharp, Huntington According to the […]

Commissioners move ahead on Rail Park, Inland Port Authority

George Lauby - Jun. 27, 2022

The Lincoln County commissioners agreed Monday to enter negotiations to buy 34 acres east of Hershey that was formerly occupied by Greenbrier Rail Services, to be the core of a planned industrial rail park where manufacturers can connect with the Union Pacific railroad. The commissioners’ decision was unanimous. It came on the heels of confirmation […]

Commissioners move ahead on Rail Park, Inland Port Authority

George Lauby -

The Lincoln County commissioners agreed Monday to enter negotiations to buy 34 acres east of Hershey that was formerly occupied by Greenbrier Rail Services, to be the core of a planned industrial rail park where manufacturers can connect with the Union Pacific railroad. The commissioners’ decision was unanimous. It came on the heels of confirmation […]

Supreme Court overturns nationwide right to abortions

George Lauby - Jun. 26, 2022

In a split decision Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the 50-year-old Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion, noting that the Constitution does not confer a right to abortion. The decision leaves law-making about abortion in the hands of elected state legislatures. Because the Constitution does not provide the right to abortion, […]

Supreme Court overturns nationwide right to abortions

George Lauby -

In a split decision Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the 50-year-old Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion, noting that the Constitution does not confer a right to abortion. The decision leaves law-making about abortion in the hands of elected state legislatures. Because the Constitution does not provide the right to abortion, […]

Excel Screen Print closes, Brown’s Shoe expands

George Lauby -

As Excel Screen Print is closing, Brown’s Shoe Fit is moving into an expanded store in downtown North Platte. Excel owner Jeff Johansen has been designing graphics for clients for more than 30 years and is looking forward to cutting back on his workload. He turned 50 in May. “My wife and I have some […]

Excel Screen Print closes, Brown’s Shoe expands

George Lauby -

As Excel Screen Print is closing, Brown’s Shoe Fit is moving into an expanded store in downtown North Platte. Excel owner Jeff Johansen has been designing graphics for clients for more than 30 years and is looking forward to cutting back on his workload. He turned 50 in May. “My wife and I have some […]

Fireworks display set July 2

The North Platte Bulletin -

The annual Independence Day fireworks show will be held in North Platte on Saturday evening, July 2, thanks to the North Platte Optimists. The location is the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, starting around 9:30 p.m., Optimists President Dave Thelen said. There is no charge to attend. The fireworks show will be held after the races at […]

Fireworks display set July 2

The North Platte Bulletin -

The annual Independence Day fireworks show will be held in North Platte on Saturday evening, July 2, thanks to the North Platte Optimists. The location is the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, starting around 9:30 p.m., Optimists President Dave Thelen said. There is no charge to attend. The fireworks show will be held after the races at […]