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Court rules against defense request in murder charge(797 views)

George Lauby - February 26, 2021
The Lincoln County District Court has declined to reduce the murder charge against Harlie Saathoff, a 19-year-old North Platte woman.

Brouillette wins state diving championship(367 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 25, 2021
North Platte High senior Jonathan Brouillette won the Nebraska state diving championship on Thursday.

Lady Bulldogs storm past Chieftains to win districts(448 views)

James Parrish - February 25, 2021
Going into Thursday’s district final against Bellevue East, North Platte High senior Gracie Haneborg felt a sense of deja vu.

Sheriff's deputies find drugs, arrest two suspects ( 1) (1578 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 24, 2021
For the last couple months, the owners of the Lincoln Highway RV Park have been in a dispute with a man who rented camping space from them.

Don't cancel vaccination appointments(335 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 24, 2021
People should not cancel their COVID-19 vaccine appointments unless absolutely necessary, health department Executive Director Shannon Vanderheiden said.

County takes aim at new Sutherland Bridge ( 1) (688 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 23, 2021
Construction on a new, long-awaited Sutherland Bridge is scheduled to begin this year, leading the list of projects on the one-year plans of the Lincoln County Roads Department.

COVID-19 vaccine arrives, no cancellations(261 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 23, 2021
On Monday, the West Central District Health Department received a shipment of 1,400 doses of the Moderna vaccine, which means no vaccinations will be canceled in the near future.  

Troopers find large meth shipment, suspected fentanyl too(530 views)

George Lauby - February 23, 2021
State troopers arrested a California man Friday and seized more than 25 pounds of methamphetamine in a traffic stop in Dawson County.

Man stabbed in Wallace, suspect arrested(1635 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 22, 2021
On Sunday at 12:54 p.m., the Lincoln County 911 Center received a report that a man had been stabbed by another man in Wallace.

Caught in cautionary regulations, care home residents wither ( 3) (1225 views)

George Lauby - February 22, 2021
North Platte resident Marsha Reece faces a tangle of COVID-19 rules and bureaucracy. Her father is the victim.
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Troopers find six pounds of meth just off I-80(44 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 26, 2021
State troopers arrested two women Thursday after finding six pounds of methamphetamine in their car during a traffic stop in Hamilton County.

Court ruling favors two-person train crews ( 1) (572 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 23, 2021
Two of the country’s largest freight railroad unions achieved a favorable decision in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday regarding two-person crews.

Rodeo team/friends reflect on time with Garrett Nokes(193 views)

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - February 23, 2021
From Iowa to Oklahoma, Kansas to Hawaii, Garrett Nokes had friends all over the country. If there’s one thing his student athletes can agree on, it’s that any friend of his was a friend for life.

Suspect charged in Palisade shooting(237 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 22, 2021
A McCook man was charged Monday with several felony counts following an investigation into a December shooting in Palisade.

Legislature: Constitutional amendment would legalize cannabis(160 views)

The Unicameral Update - February 22, 2021
Legalization of cannabis in Nebraska for individuals 21 and older would be placed on the ballot for voter consideration under a measure heard Feb. 19 by the Judiciary Committee.

Decriminalization of marijuana proposed(117 views)

The Unicameral Update - February 22, 2021
Nebraskans with nonviolent drug convictions could apply for “clean slate” relief under a bill heard by the Judiciary Committee on Feb. 19.

Legislature: More authority for health departments sought(102 views)

The Unicameral Update - February 21, 2021
Local public health departments would have authority to issue directed health measures to combat contagious disease under a bill considered Feb. 19 by the Health and Human Services Committee.

Sasse replies to county party critics ( 8) (946 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - February 19, 2021
In reply to critical Nebraska Republicans, Sen. Ben Sasse says he consistently casts conservative votes, and it is not wrong to criticize “one guy” – former President Donald Trump.

Past Top News Stories
Electricity: Ample supply256 views
Social media: Too smart for our own good1123 views
Legislature: Funds sought for North Platte rail park632 views
Electric outages still possible143 views
COVID-19 vaccine, tests delayed by weather187 views
Council refers blight declaration to planning commission1446 views
Power companies avoid resumption of blackouts Wednesday (UPDATE)825 views
Maxwell resident found dead in his home2708 views
Caution: More chances of blackouts383 views
Lincoln County hit with rolling blackouts during extreme cold852 views
High electric use leads to rolling, controlled outages2026 views
Tuesday: North Platte public schools closed611 views
Community college rodeo coach dies1783 views
Council to consider blighted area on east side1015 views
Canteen Cabaret show set at playhouse148 views
COVID-19 risk dial moves lower925 views
Retail pharmacies begin offering vaccinations498 views

Past State News
Former US Attorney joins state attorney’s office9 views
Western Nebraska’s tree canopy shrinks142 views
Restoration projects at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park204 views
Great Plains Health opens Lamberty Education Center191 views
When filing state income taxes, claim property tax refund494 views
NPPD: Beware of weather-related scam activity47 views
Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh dies633 views
Keith County GOP formally censures Sasse356 views
Legislature: Extended time to repay TIF bonds advances46 views
Girl scout cookies ready for sale105 views
Investment in outdoor recreation continues at Lake McConaughy163 views
Gering man charged with child abuse314 views
Legislature: Consider broad legal immunity for nursing homes56 views
UNMC offers programs to address state’s nursing shortage81 views
Frigid weekend begins with wrecks, stalled vehicles457 views
Cancelled: Miller dance Saturday night49 views

In this week's North Platte Bulletin print edition


Caught in demands of healing COVID-19 patients, the staff at Great Plains Health faced the challenges of their lives. They tell the story through their eyes... also... a federal appeals court slaps down a federal ruling allowing one-person crews on freight trains... check out the abundance of your choices of schools...award winning Nebraskaland Days  art goes up for auction... North Platte's awesome swim team... Sen. Mike Groene proposes an election reform... and much more in this week's edition. 

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