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Wind projects imminent, public hearing approaches, opinion poll circulates ( 1) (330 views)

George Lauby - September 22, 2023
On Monday, Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. in the Lincoln County district courtroom on the third floor of the courthouse, the county commissioners will hold a public hearing to take testimony in support or opposition of proposed changes to zoning regulations of large-scale, commercial and utility-grade wind and solar energy developments. 

Police reports: Fentanyl, witness tampering, burglary(698 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - September 22, 2023
John Hernandez, 35, of North Platte was arrested Sept. 18 and charged with fentanyl possession.

No comments to proposed school increase in property tax call ( 3) (813 views)

Kristi Smith, The North Platte Bulletin - September 21, 2023
No one spoke Thursday evening at a public hearing held by the North Platte public school board about the school district’s final property tax request, which is $2 million more than a year ago.

Taxpayers speak out at 'pink postcard' hearing ( 2) (1251 views)

Kristi Smith, The North Platte Bulletin - September 21, 2023
More than 100 people attended the second annual “pink postcard” joint public tax hearing Wednesday evening in Lincoln County.

Entertainment around town(632 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - September 20, 2023
A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County:

Canteen festival set this weekend(532 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - September 20, 2023
Celebrate the heartwarming story of the WWII North Platte Canteen on Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 23-24 in North Platte.

Bailey yard explosion: Wrong directions, missing info, improper procedures (updated) ( 7) (4518 views)

George Lauby - September 18, 2023
When the North Platte Fire Department responded to a fiery explosion at Bailey Yard on Thursday, they were directed to the north side, downwind of the fire.

Walk for Willow planned to boost trip to specialist(991 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - September 16, 2023
A little North Platte girl with a rare disability needs help to travel to Philadelphia to one of the only medical specialists that understands the condition.
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Insurance money from state forest fire goes toward long-range rebuilding project(195 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - September 16, 2023
The Nebraska 4-H Foundation has committed $2 million to the Nebraska Community Foundation as a match toward the development of a new Sandhills Discovery Center where the Nebraska 4-H camp stood before it burned down.

Past Top News Stories
‘Pink postcard’ hearing set Wednesday evening1081 views
Investigation: Unrepaired wheels caused Gothenburg derailment1796 views
Gift of Hope sets annual fundraiser532 views
October: Care for the cat you love219 views
Patriots Flag arrives in North Platte305 views
Rail car carrying acid explodes at Bailey Yard, downwind area evacuated for five hours5497 views
Entertainment around town699 views
City to celebrate 150th anniversary at Cody Park1725 views
Police again stop drugs from entering North Platte2877 views
NP school board approves higher budget, tax call1388 views
Union Pacific responds to inspectors’ claims of unsafe rolling stock3146 views
Sentencing continued for Jackson Seitz1199 views
Aiming to catch intoxicated drivers, police find hard drugs1375 views
Battle of the Badges is underway184 views
School board to vote on budget, tax increase485 views
Patriot Day tribute: Stair-climb at the Spike252 views
North Platte team wins avocado launch, nice check1252 views
Federal inspectors: Unsafe locomotives, rail cars; UP lax in making repairs (updated)7971 views

Past State News
Gov. appoints new state treasurer131 views
State opens investigations into 911 outages161 views
Ricketts wants ID watermarks on artificial intelligence products151 views
Paralyzed rodeo rider to speak in Ogallala, North Platte446 views
Body of Kansas man found in Swanson Reservoir447 views
Willie Roberts: Community College distinguished alum 360 views

In this week's North Platte Bulletin print edition

A complete overview of the railcar explosion that jolted North Platte on Sept 14 from first responders... the blast ignited chemicals that a fortunate wind blew out of harm's way but it left officials and residents asking how exactly it  happened, if required procedures were violated, and how to work better together to safeguard against damage in the future... a complete report of the events... also... Hershey school officials are ready to show of some of the progress to date of its $17.9 million improvement project... and... a clerk for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks about her experiences, and her work to break through today's polarized politics... the Sacred Oath organization hosts a suicide prevention walk... Sen. Mike Jacobson plans to prioritize a two-man crew requirement next year in the state legislature... the logbook of the week with marriages, deaths, arrests, court decisions & real estate sales... and more to keep you informed and aware, presented at the handiest possible price.  

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

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