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8 hrs ago | North Platte Bulletin

Mayor, housing authority director differ over new board member

Mayor Dwight Livingston is ready to appoint Bonnie Kruse to the board of directors of the North Platte Housing Authority, but the Housing Authority Director J.D. Bennett has someone else in mind.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Apr 14, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Candidates meet, questions wanted

Pose a question and see if you get a straight answer Thursday when North Platte's candidates for the Nebraska Legislature and the Lincoln County Commissioners meet the public.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Thu Apr 10, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Court & Cops: Woman, man remain in jail for assaults

A North Platte woman remains in jail after she allegedly assaulted two other women, with help from a man who accompanied her.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Tue Apr 08, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

District court: More convictions

Hollis Littlefield, 35, was convicted Monday in Lincoln County District Court to possession of a stolen firearm, theft by taking and criminal mischief -- one of several convictions for theft and drug crimes.

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Related Topix: Drugs, North Platte, NE

North Platte Bulletin

Lankster sentenced for terrorizing Sutherland

Dustin Lankster, 31, pled guilty Monday to flight to avoid prosecution, child abuse and first-offense driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, after he caused widespread alarm in Sutherland in mid-November.

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Related Topix: Sutherland, NE, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Prison

North Platte Bulletin

District Court: Convictions, sentencings

There were 40 felony criminal cases on the docket Monday, a busy day at the Lincoln County District Court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, North Platte, NE

Mon Apr 07, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Aufdenkamp makes state in geographic bee

Charles Aufdenkamp moved to the third round of the Nebraska State Geographic Bee recently, competing as a semifinalist in the state bee sponsored by Google and Plum Creek.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

North Platte Bulletin

'Meet the candidates forum' set

Candidates for the Nebraska Legislature and the Lincoln County Commissioners will meet the public at a forum on Thursday, April 17 in North Platte.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

North Platte Bulletin

Two Lincoln County stores flunk alcohol compliance check

The NSP conducted compliance checks at 19 retail alcohol outlets in Lincoln and Frontier counties; specifically 17 checks in Lincoln County and two in Frontier County.

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Related Topix: Frontier County, NE

Sun Apr 06, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Rancher challenges N-CORPE water project

A Lincoln County landowner filed suit last week to stop a government project from flooding his land along the Medicine Creek.

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North Platte Bulletin

North Platte man became train robbers' nemesis

When Timothy Keliher, known around the United States at the "train-robbers nemesis," died on Feb 15, 1954, newspapers around the country printed his story.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE, Maxwell, NE

Thu Apr 03, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Students compete at college Inter-High Day

North Platte Community College's south campus parking lot was filled with buses Wednesday, loaded with students from 28 area high schools that converged on the campus to participate in annual Inter-High School competitions.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE, Brady, NE

Tue Apr 01, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Grand Jury: Police acted properly in Hornbacher's death

After about three hours of consideration Tuesday morning, a Lincoln County grand jury found the North Platte police acted properly in the death of Jesse R. Hornbacher of North Platte.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Mon Mar 31, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Application process opens for tourism improvement grants

Since its inception in 2006, the Improvement Fund of the North Platte/Lincoln County Visitor's Bureau has awarded more than $1 million in grants to Lincoln County organizations for brick-and-mortar improvements and expansion of local attractions and visitor services.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Papillion Times

Annie Cook movie - a tale of prostitution, bootlegging and murder - is still on hold

The North Platte home of a former Lincoln County attorney is among the planned filming sites for director Robert Manciero's tale of Annie Cook.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Fri Mar 28, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Corn-ethanol dispute settled before jury deliberates

The biggest civil lawsuit ever to go to trial in Lincoln County was quietly settled late Wednesday, after attorneys for both sides negotiated long into the night.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE, Madrid, NE

Mon Mar 24, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Police beat: Stolen TV, hard party

At around 12:20 a.m. Sunday, a police officer went to Wal-Mart Super Center to check out a report of shoplifting.

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Related Topix: Maxwell, NE

North Platte Bulletin

Mail: Thanks for Irish fundraiser

The Lincoln County Historical Museum would like to thank everyone who purchased lunches from us for St. Patrick's Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day

Sun Mar 23, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Registration open for CASA 5K run

Prizes for the best-dressed will be awarded in the Super Hero Super 5-kilometer run/walk on April 5, a benefit for the court-appointed-child-advocacy program.

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Related Topix: Hershey, NE, North Platte, NE, Seward, NE

North Platte Bulletin

North Platte man faces federal drug charges

Spotts was charged Feb. 28 with burglary, illegal use of a vehicle, felon in possession of a firearm and theft of more than $1,500, after he and a crew of four others allegedly swept through the empty house of a North Platte man who died two weeks earlier.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE, Drugs, Prison

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