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Feds quash railroad strike, force contract(34 views)

George Lauby - December 04, 2022
President Joe Biden and Congress have put an end to a possible nationwide railroad strike, taking the option off the table for workers who were battling for paid sick days.

Habitat for Humanity sets auction for mailboxes(181 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - December 02, 2022
North Platte Area Habitat for Humanity will hold its second annual mailbox auction fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in the grand room of the Prairie Arts Center.

Opinion: Vision for new 4-H camp at Halsey(314 views)

Sen. Mike Jacobson - December 02, 2022
I mentioned last week that I will be working with Sen. Tom Brewer and all the interested parties to determine the future of the former State 4-H Camp that was destroyed by the Bovee Fire.

Fundraiser set for Sgt. Casey Nelms(1036 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - December 01, 2022
A fundraising soup supper is set Saturday, Dec. 10 for Sgt. Casey Nelms of the Lincoln County sheriff’s office, to help with his battle with cancer.

Entertainment around town(549 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - November 30, 2022
A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County:

City deals with first set of winter-slick streets ( 1) (616 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - November 30, 2022
Streets in North Platte streets became super-slick Tuesday morning, Nov. 29, from a thin coat of ice, capped with light snow, .

North Platte man charged with criminal mischief at church ( 2) (4488 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - November 30, 2022
A North Platte man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly tried to break a cash box at St. Patrick’s church.

Police cite 32 motorists in buckle-up enforcement effort ( 1) (560 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - November 29, 2022
North Platte police issued a total of 32 citations and 84 warnings during a five-day special enforcement named “Buckle Up: Every Trip Every Time.”

Benefit set for Troyer family(3337 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - November 28, 2022
A mother and her two children who lost their home in a recent fire will be supported by a soup supper at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4.
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Public feedback sought on R-Project electric line across Sandhills(68 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - December 02, 2022
On Nov. 18, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register and opened a 30-day public scoping (comment) period, ending Dec. 18.

Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame nominations: Open until Dec. 31(43 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - December 02, 2022
The time is limited to submit nominations for the 2023 Nebraska Sandhills Cowboy Hall of Fame, with nominations due by Dec. 31.

Kansas man sentenced for meth distribution(103 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - December 02, 2022
Westleigh Miesner, 29, of Kansas, was sentenced Friday in federal court in Lincoln for distribution of meth in Trenton, Neb.

Officer-involved shooting in Gering(69 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - December 02, 2022
The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an police-involved shooting in Gering that occurred around 11:25 a.m. MT Thursday.

Three Lincoln County retailers fail alcohol inspections(601 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - November 29, 2022
On Friday evening, Nov. 18, investigators conducted alcohol stings at 12 retail businesses in Lincoln County.

Beach boat ramp repaired at Sutherland Reservoir(118 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - November 29, 2022
At Sutherland, erosion under the Hershey Beach boat ramp has been repaired, Nebraska Game and Parks spokesman Jerry Kane said Tuesday.

Short story contest opens, tribute to Nebraska author(98 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - November 28, 2022
To honor Nebraska author Bess Streeter Aldrich and recognize outstanding writing, the Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation announces its 2023 Short Story Contest, celebrating its 21st year of competition.

$66 million aimed toward Nebraska childcare workers(141 views)

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection - November 28, 2022
As a way to reward those who have stayed in the childcare field, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is offering $66 million in stipends and loan repayment grants to workers who have at least six continuous months at a licensed childcare facility in the state.

Past Top News Stories
Murder suspect walked into houses in Gothenburg410 views
Colorado man sentenced for murder1675 views
Two vehicles collide on E. Philip1392 views
Police charge man, woman with drug possession2584 views
Deadline arrives to donate wreaths at Fort McPherson207 views
Judge rules on lawsuit against DHHS caseworker2473 views
Happy Thanksgiving199 views
Investigators issue preliminary report of Nov. 9 plane crash1668 views
New businesses open across North Platte3480 views
Entertainment around town601 views
Police standoff: Man placed in protective custody1935 views
Railcar containing drugs spreads alarm through Bailey Yard6442 views

Past State News
Homicide in Imperial, teenager accused1238 views
Railroad engineers, conductors split on tentative contract398 views
Smart hygiene helps prevent respiratory illnesses, RSV39 views
North Platte physician is philanthropist too690 views
Legislature to consider code of conduct415 views
Indianola man seriously injured in hunting accident225 views
$3.1 billion settlement reached with Walmart in opioid allegations299 views
Omaha man injured in hunting incident324 views

In this week's North Platte Bulletin print edition

Questions have come from all corners of the city about the progress on the renovation of the historic Hotel Pawnee. We find that work has been quietly underway and is continuing. The renovators, excited with what they've found, talk about their game plan and end goal. Read all about it this week.... also... a closer look at the sticking point in the stalemate between railroad workers and railroad owners, as the U.S. Congress gets involved.... time off for North Platte workers rises to the forefront of discussion and debate in the nation's capitol.... and... a murder sentence is handed down in Lincoln County District Court... Christmas shoppers enjoy a day dedicated to shopping at small businesses.... also, previews of many high school sports teams as the winter season opens...in part 1 of a two-part series... plus more to keep you informed, presented at a handy price.  

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

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