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Bowling benefit set for Simpson family(194 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 18, 2024
Wild Bill’s Fun Center (WB’s) in North Platte will hold a special benefit bowling tournament to support the Simpson family, who suffered a devastating house fire on June 13.

Entertainment around town(307 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 17, 2024
A rundown of entertaining events in North Platte and Lincoln County, July 18-25:

Council applies for funds to clean up dilapidated buildings(1851 views)

Kristi Smith, The North Platte Bulletin - July 16, 2024
Four years ago, then-Mayor Dwight Livingston said 600 homes in North Platte did not even have electricity.

NP school board debates budget, property taxes as enrollment declines(548 views)

Kristi Smith, The North Platte Bulletin - July 16, 2024
Declining enrollment has consequences, leading to less state aid to schools and higher property taxes, the North Platte board of education was told Tuesday morning during its first budget workshop of the season.

County board: No tax reduction for pastures damaged by wildfires ( 2) (674 views)

George Lauby - July 16, 2024
The taxable valuations of land that was burned in runaway wildfires in February won’t be reduced unless buildings were significantly damaged.

Bulldog takes permanent place in front of North Platte High(875 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 15, 2024
A sculpture of the North Platte High School Bulldog mascot was officially revealed Monday morning, a lasting gift to the school from the class of 2024.

Iowa fugitive injures officer, starts fire(1344 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 15, 2024
A North Platte police was injured Friday when he was dragged by a car after he scuffled with a fugitive from Iowa.

Music on the Bricks: Aug. 9-10(490 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 14, 2024
Attention music fans, downtown aficionados, families, and everyone who enjoys west-central Nebraska… MUSIC ON THE BRICKS 10 will be held Friday-Saturday nights, Aug. 9-10, in downtown North Platte, featuring one of Nebraska’s top bands, Bases Loaded, from 7-10 p.m. Friday.

Luke Bryan NebraskaLand Days concert tickets set to go on sale(1044 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 12, 2024
Tickets for the Luke Bryan 2025 NebraskaLand Days Summer Jam Concert will go on sale on Wednesday, July 17 at 9 a.m.
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I-80 construction begins soon near Ogallala(144 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 15, 2024
Weather permitting, work will begin July 22 on the reconstruction of I-80 from Ogallala to Roscoe, the Nebraska Department of Transportation said Monday.

Trees to be removed at Hershey wildlife management area(285 views)

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission - July 12, 2024
A tree-removal project at Hershey Wildlife Management Area will boost angler bank access and improve access for controlling invasive and noxious weeds.

Past Top News Stories
School board to hold budget meeting225 views
Benefit luncheon set for Travis Schultz2196 views
Good Life on the Bricks announces permanent closure1949 views
Children present heartwarming musical: Annie Jr.463 views
Entertainment around town741 views
Fugitive gets away, then captured2158 views
District court: North Platte man sentenced for assault, drug distribution1569 views
Family takes refuge in nearby home after fire1668 views
Philip St. closes overnight for new traffic signals275 views
School board approves ‘smart casual’ attire on split vote1107 views
City water to be chlorinated for 30 days535 views
Platte River Cruise, car show1597 views
43rd Army Band performs in Cody Park270 views
Construction projects: Framework reaches upward2125 views
Merrick’s: Under new ownership8530 views
Sutherland Fourth of July parade970 views
Entertainment around town1420 views
Council approves rezoning for new business near museum1115 views

Past State News
Upheld: Gov’s order to return to workplace376 views
Troopers make 29 DUI arrests during July 4 weekend229 views
Big game permits available starting July 10195 views
Invasive aquatic plants to be treated at Iron Horse Park Lake187 views
Stolen vehicles, firearms recovered near Ogallala507 views
Troopers arrest state escapee on coal train520 views
Brewster church celebrates 125 years311 views
New online child, adult abuse hotline174 views

In this week's North Platte Bulletin print edition

Bicyclists came from across Nebraska to ride through the Sandhills north of the city in the Cornhusker State Games, enjoying the wonder and quiet splendor of west-central Nebraska... also... a defiant looking Dawg takes a place at the entrance of North Platte High School... and... as legislators prepare to tackle property tax reform... North Platte schools is on the verge of raising property taxes due to declining enrollment... county officials agree that there are no property tax breaks for pastureland blitzed this spring by wildfires... also... downtown sidewalk sales are set in North Platte... the North Platte senior Legion baseball team rides a 10-game winning streak into the district tournament... plus much more... including a rundown of entertainment, arrests, marriages, real estate deals, deaths and police citations.  

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

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