The Nebraska Arts Council has awarded a $17,190 grant to the North Platte Community Playhouse.
“It’s just a question of whether we can afford to provide this much service anymore,” Councilman Mark Woods said.“Can we afford this?” Councilman Pete Volz said. “I’ll flip it around: Can we afford not to do this?”
State officials are saying the county can’t be the purchaser of the land if local leaders want that cost to count toward what they have to raise locally to collect $30 million in matching funds, board Chairman Chris Bruns said.
July began last weekend with heat but also much-needed rain, at least temporarily derailing 2022’s bid to wind up one of North Platte’s driest years.
Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset Saturday.
At least 10 early Lincoln County residents were Civil War veterans who lived through the conflict’s two most pivotal battles in the first days of July 1863.
A 1989 North Platte High School graduate was sentenced Thursday in Denver to concurrent six-year Colorado prison terms on two counts of securities fraud.
North Platte Public Transit will offer $10 round-trip shuttle bus service to Friday’s and Saturday’s Nebraskaland Days concerts at the Wild West Arena.
Fifteen of 16 entrants in this year’s Nebraskaland Days Cake Bake chose to, well, decorate cakes. There’s always one in a crowd, though.
Leva Cochran 92, is the last surviving vendor of the original vendors at the North Platte Farmers Market that started in 1976.
North Platte and northern Lincoln County are in the “moderate drought” category, while the southern part of the county is listed in “severe drought” on the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map.
“I think narrowing down the categories this year really kept the Nebraskaland Days and Western theme,” Prairie Arts Center Executive Director Holly Carlini said of this year's show. Awards will be presented at a reception June 21.
The North Platte Public Schools Foundation has honored five district employees.
LINCOLN — U.S. and Nebraska flags will be flown at half-staff through Monday in solemn remembrance of American lives lost due to the coronavirus.
Read through the obituaries published today in North Platte Telegraph.
A pair of North Platte doctors sounded legal alarms Monday at the Planning Commission about a housing proposal on city-owned property near Indian Meadows Golf Course that has long been labeled park land.
Renowned Colorado State University animal science professor Temple Grandin spoke to a packed Fox Theatre Monday, talking about her life’s journey with autism and the insights it gave her into animals and the diversity of human minds.
A 71-year-old Omaha man died Saturday night after his motorcycle left the road and crashed into a mailbox.
A 19-year-old Lexington man has been arrested on suspicion of motor vehicle homicide after authorities say he hit and killed a 59-year-old pedestrian early Saturday morning.
Nathan Rogers was arrested on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault of a child after a then-15-year-old student reported the abuse to police, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
After the teen broke up with the Texas man in April, he refused to delete the images and threatened to "expose" the 17-year-old, police alleged in court records.
Leonard Woodrum was arrested last July and initially charged with six felonies in Lancaster County court, but prosecutors dropped those charges after he was federally indicted.
A 32-year-old Massena, New York, man has been indicted in federal court for possession of 5 kilograms or more of cocaine with intent to distribute. The charge stems from an arrest in Lincoln County in mid-August.
A 66-year-old man who admitted to the shooting was not charged as it is believed he acted in self-defense, according to a Lincoln County Sheriff's Office media release.
Nebraska officials announced Friday that they have chosen three health plans to manage the bulk of the state’s $1.8 billion Medicaid program.
Republican Rep. Mike Flood and Democratic nominee Patty Pansing Brooks jousted Sunday night in a sometimes heated televised debate with one more planned next Sunday night.
The Racing and Gaming Commission's approval comes nearly two years after Nebraska voters overwhelmingly supported a ballot initiative to allow casino gambling at the state's horse tracks.