Top News Stories More Local News

Kansas man killed in motorcycle-motor vehicle wreck(695 views)

George Lauby - July 01, 2022
A Kansas man died Friday morning in a motorcycle-SUV wreck on the south side of North Platte.

North Platte couple charged with child abuse ( 5) (2363 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 30, 2022
Felony child abuse charges were filed Wednesday in North Platte against the parents of a six-month-old boy who gained no weight in the first five months of his life.

Teenagers drive into canal, escape(1060 views)

George Lauby - June 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.

Entertainment around town(404 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 29, 2022
A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County:

Relief funds awarded, but less than expected(927 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 29, 2022
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.

State funds available for detox center(251 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 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.

Three suspects charged with meth(1434 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 28, 2022
Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies charged three people with meth possession Sunday in separate incidents.

Commissioners move ahead on Rail Park, Inland Port Authority ( 7) (1418 views)

George Lauby - June 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.

Supreme Court overturns nationwide right to abortions ( 11) (1694 views)

George Lauby - June 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.

Fireworks display set July 2 ( 2) (1080 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 26, 2022
The annual Independence Day fireworks show will be held in North Platte on Saturday evening, July 2, thanks to the North Platte Optimists.
State/Regional News More State News

MPCC students travel to Ireland(28 views)

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - July 01, 2022
Seven students from Mid-Plains Community College campuses in McCook and North Platte visited Ireland May 22-June 1 as part of a study abroad program offered by the Nebraska Community College Global Leadership Task Force.

LPN students honored with pinning ceremony(40 views)

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - July 01, 2022
Family and friends cheered on Mid-Plains Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing graduates Friday as they were recognized during a pinning and commencement ceremony in North Platte.

July 4: Safety tips(9 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 01, 2022
Follow these helpful tips to promote a safe and fun 4th of July, courtesy of the Nebraska Poison control center:

State trooper makes child enticement arrest(175 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 28, 2022
Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a Roca man Monday in Grand Island, following an undercover investigation into child enticement, and sting.

Special elk season at capacity(128 views)

Shawna Richter-Ryerson, Nebraska Game and Parks - June 28, 2022
Access to land included in the special Elk Depredation season area is extremely limited at this time, as landowners have indicated they are at capacity for the number of hunters they can safely allow.

PSC to conduct reverse auction(47 views)

Deb Collins, Nebraska Public Service Commission - June 28, 2022
The Nebraska Public Service Commission, has issued an Order (NUSF-131) approving a schedule and setting procedures for a reverse auction to bring broadband service of at least 100 megabits per second up and down to select areas of Nebraska.

Free school meals to continue through summer(25 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 27, 2022
Before leaving Washington for summit meetings in Europe, President Joe Biden signed into law a $3-billion extension of school nutrition waivers, allowing free meals to all students for the rest of this summer.

Community college public information office wins national awards(103 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 27, 2022
Heather Johnson of Mid-Plains Community College’s marketing and information office has received four national awards for her work, including two first places, the college announced Monday.  

Past Top News Stories
Excel Screen Print closes, Brown’s Shoe expands1098 views
Lambert concert rocks NebraskaLand Days2477 views
Nebraskaland Days: McGraw sparkles after weather delay2389 views
Lincoln County Courthouse marks 100 years370 views
Mysterious death remains a mystery2410 views
Nebraskaland Days entertainment & beyond750 views
Commissioners claim right to final decision on developments1180 views
Two veterans appointed to county service committee637 views
Entertainment during Nebraskaland Days2296 views
Nebraskaland Days parade1539 views
Nebraskaland Days parade (more)841 views
Bay horse thrives at North Platte rodeo497 views
Bareback rider Garrett Shadbolt perseveres, takes lead  264 views
Leland, Cathy Poppe honored with Dale Studley award378 views
Nebraskaland Days antique cars on parade659 views
Buffalo Bill Rodeo: Best friends are 1-2 in bareback365 views

Past State News
New Rapid City packing plant would be nation’s largest202 views
Vanderheiden Memorial Run generates $40K for Nebraska trails244 views
Kearney woman sentenced for meth distribution151 views
Special elk season designated in southwest Nebraska469 views
State’s top cop urges federal investigation of violence against pro-life groups280 views
Juvenile charged after hi-speed chase in Lincoln197 views
Shackleton to retire from Gothenburg Health145 views
Mountain lion season approved for 2023151 views
Keeping your A/C in top shape268 views
Sex trafficking: State troopers find teen girl524 views

In this week's North Platte Bulletin print edition

The 100-year-old Lincoln County Courthouse contains fascinating items, especially on the fourth floor, such as a jury room, a ‘henhouse’, early records that suffered fire damage in 1923, as well as a bathtub... Also, if you missed the Nebraskaland Days concerts, here's how they went, and looked... and... more info about the pending industrial rail park near Hershey and a private golf club in the hills north of Maxwell... and a new hotel... also, if North Platte attractions didn't get all that much from the state's special ARPA distributions, let's look at where the money went... plus lots more to keep you informed, presented at a handy price.  

Get the full stories in this week's North Platte Bulletin print edition.

At grocery stores, convenience stores & restaurants throughout Lincoln County and the surrounding area.