Local News

Second annual Big Idea NP kicks off

Cassie Condon, NPYP Advisory Team member - Jul. 26, 2021
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The second annual Big Idea North Platte “business pitch” contest is taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Godfather’s Pizza in Wild Bill’s Fun Center in North Platte. 

Community baby shower set Aug. 10

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul. 24, 2021
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Families 1st Partnership receives DHHS Maternal & Child Health Infant-Toddler Pantries grant to purchase supplies for a Community Baby Shower



The North Platte Bulletin - Jul. 23, 2021
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Marriage licenses filed with the Lincoln County Clerk, July 12-23:

Playground builders host lemonade stand fundraiser

Sophia Walsh - Jul. 22, 2021
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Ice cold lemonade was served up Wednesday evening by the WeBuildNP Playground committee at Centennial Park in front of the soon-to-be renovated playground, as a way to thank the community for its support.


Sixth grader presents $2,000 check to law enforcement

Sophia Walsh - Jul. 22, 2021
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Local sixth grade student Jernie Barker presented members of law enforcement a check for $2,000 Thursday evening, to be put towards the upkeep of Lincoln County’s Law Enforcement Memorial.


Lincoln County Fair brings family fun

Sophia Walsh - Jul. 22, 2021
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Family fun and competitions abounded Thursday afternoon at the Lincoln County fairgrounds, where a full line-up of events and activities such as putt-putt, livestock shows and bounce houses were available to enjoy. 


Historical Museum sets annual sweet corn feed

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul. 20, 2021
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The Lincoln County Historical Museum will be hosting their Old-Fashioned Corn Feed on Saturday, Aug. 7 at 2403 N. Buffalo Bill Ave. 

Community college offers Sunday classes

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Jul. 20, 2021
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With convenience in mind, Mid-Plains Community College is offering students another way to fit classes in around busy schedules.

L2 for Kids

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul. 20, 2021
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Twenty-one years ago, Henry Potter bought some new clothes – instead of toys — for an eight-year-old boy he was mentoring.

Harvesting food, medicine in the Dakota tradition

Terri Johnson, the North Platte Library - Jul. 19, 2021
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The North Platte Public Library will host another Humanities Nebraska speaker at noon on Friday, July 30 who will talk about Harvesting Foods and Medicines in the Dakota Tradition.


Families 1st Partnership teams with mobile food pantry at high school

Caroline Sabin, Families 1st Partnership - Jul. 15, 2021
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Families 1st Partnership has been awarded a community grant of $3,000 from the North Platte Wal-Mart to purchase items for Project Connect, a resources fair on Aug. 3 at the North Platte High School. 


Large craft, vendor fair taking shape in Sutherland

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul. 12, 2021
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A Makers Market craft and vendor fair will be held on Sunday, Aug. 29 in Sutherland, hosted by the Sutherland Chamber of Commerce.

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