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January 8, 2019 by Karma Plantz Bomberger (Register to contact)

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Reunion Tour!! The NPHS Class of 1979 is reuniting on July 19-21, 2019!! Please email Karma (Plantz) Bomberger @ ***** for more information! Hope to see you there!!

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North Platte High School announces new activities director  North Platte Telegraph

North Platte High School has a new activities director and one whom many around the area may be familiar with.

'Newsies' coming to North Platte High School PAC  knopnews2

The iconic musical 'Newsies' to take center stage at the North Platte High School Performing Arts Center.

North Platte High School job fair offers students prospects for summer jobs  North Platte Telegraph

North Platte High School students learned about various opportunities for summer jobs on Thursday as NP Public Schools career coach Adam Reed hosted a ...

NPHS says goodbye to class of 2019  knopnews2

North Platte High School held it's graduation ceremony Sunday. Close to 300 students walked across the stage at Bauer Field to receive their 2019 high school ...

NPHS honors Distinguished Alumni  North Platte Telegraph

The 2019 North Platte High School Distinguished Alumni basked in the limelight of their honor as the NPPS Foundation focused on their achievements at the ...

North Platte High School welcomes speech competitors  knopnews2

High school students from all over the state showed up to North Platte High School to compete in the Blue and Gold Speech Meet.

North Platte High School Hires Head Volleyball Coach  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP)--- North Platte High School Activities Director, Marc Mroczek, has named Clancy Hammond as the new head volleyball coach for ...

NPHS hires new Activities Director  knopnews2

North Platte Public Schools is pleased to announce Mr. Jordan Cudney as our new North Platte High School Activities Director for the 2019-2020 school year.

North Platte unified track competes in first season for 2019  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The 2019 season is the first for unified track across the state of Nebraska. North Platte's unified team has some athletes ...

NP Schools forced to issue $3.7M loan to cover payroll after county commissioners oust county treasurer  North Platte Telegraph

Issues with the Lincoln County Treasurer's office has forced the North Platte Public Schools Board of education to issue $3.7 million in tax anticipation notes in ...

NPHS's Mroczek to move on to Gothenburg | Local News  North Platte Telegraph

North Platte High School Activities Director Marc Mroczek has taken a position as Assistant Principal and Activities Director at Gothenburg High School.

North Platte High School trebuchet team brings home trophy  North Platte Telegraph

Students from across the area learned real-world engineering through the annual Thrills in the Hills Full-Scale Catapult Competition.

New NPHS activities director Jordan Cudney brings wealth of experience  North Platte Telegraph

Starting in July, North Platte High School will have a new face in charge of activities.

High comedy in Umatilla  North Platte Telegraph

Citizens of Umatilla, Florida, vie for the ultimate prize in the “The Great Easter Egg Hunt” and will have you clutching at your side with laughter watching their ...

Green visits North Platte High School facility  North Platte Telegraph

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green toured the new Career Readiness Center at North Platte High School on Friday morning.

District Track & Field meets rescheduled due to weather  knopnews2

High school District track meets on Wednesday, May 8th are rescheduled to Friday, May 10th due to forecasted weather.

North Platte High School lockout initiated on Tuesday morning  North Platte Telegraph

On Tuesday morning, North Platte High School was placed on a lockout beginning about 9:50 a.m..

NPHS hires Clancy Hammond as new volleyball coach  North Platte Telegraph

North Platte High School activities director, Marc Mroczek, announced Clancy Hammond as the new head volleyball coach in a press release on Tuesday.

Best of the best descend on NP  North Platte Telegraph

About 150 high school and middle school youth from west-central Nebraska performed at the annual Singing Youth of Nebraska concert on Saturday at the ...

NPHS 'Newsies' cast, actor Elliott Purdy win state musical awards  North Platte Telegraph

OMAHA — North Platte High School junior Elliott Purdy has been named one of 16 national finalists with a chance to attend the National High School Musical ...

Annual Taste of the Plains will be bigger  North Platte Telegraph

Taste of the Plains will be bigger this year than ever. A night of food, drink, music, games, karaoke and dancing, the event is about “having fun and making a ...

Friday Night Sports Hero: Joey Larson  knopnews2

Joey Larson has made it his goal to break the North Platte discus record before he graduates.

North Platte powerlifting team competes at all-class meet in Omaha  North Platte Telegraph

North Platte High School had eight athletes compete at the All-Class State Powerlifting Meet on Friday at Creighton Prep High School in Omaha.

North Platte high school grad makes return to Western Nebraska  knopnews2

Olivia Nicholson made her return to Western Nebraska on Saturday to play against the Nebraska volleyball team in their spring game.

NP fighter prepares for fight on Saturday  knopnews2

North Platte fighter Jayson Scott prepares to fight in the St. Paddy's Beatdown at the D&N Event Center on Saturday.

North Platte High School is eating gourmet style lunches  knopnews2

Students are getting gourmet lunches at North Platte High School. They have been selected as one of the first schools to receive Sodexo's Taste Four program.

NPHS band 3rd at UNK Band Day  North Platte Telegraph

The North Platte High School Band marches Saturday morning in the UNK Band Day Parade in Kearney. NPHS placed third in the marching band competition in ...

McMurtry tapped to be top Maxwell school official  North Platte Telegraph

Danny McMurtry, principal at Madison Middle School in North Platte, will be the next superintendent of Maxwell Public Schools beginning July 1.

They’re going on strike: NPHS presents 'Newsies'  North Platte Telegraph

Extra, extra, read all about it,” the “Newsies” sing their way through the newsboys strike of 1899 in the musical production by North Platte High School that opens ...

Inaugural Youth Summit set for April 6  North Platte Telegraph

The Nebraska Special Olympics Youth Activation Committee plans to open up the idea of inclusion to west central Nebraska students with the first Youth Summit ...

Snow can’t stop students from shooting hoops together  North Platte Telegraph

Students with special needs partnered up on Saturday with friends and students without special needs for a Unified Basketball outing at North Platte High ...

A day with the ‘Newsies’  North Platte Telegraph

Tristin Fleharty, a student at Eisenhower Elementary, sits patiently while Isabella Martinez applies stage makeup at the Kids Klub Mega Day on Monday at North ...

North Platte High School launches new agricultural program KNOP  knopnews2

Former North Platte High School graduate returns to the school as a teacher with a calling to launch a brand new agriculture program.

NPHS senior encourages peers to be inclusive  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. A North Platte High School senior is leading a movement to get rid of social barriers. Nathan Franz is encouraging his peers to be more ...

NPHS begins new drug testing policy  North Platte Telegraph

All North Platte High School students who participate in school-sponsored extracurricular activities are subject to a new drug testing policy.

Three schools in the North Platte Public School District are getting some improvements  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. - Three schools in the North Platte Public School District are getting some renovations done this summer. While school is out of session, ...

The season of giving  North Platte Telegraph

A change in schedule for the North Platte High School Canned Food Drive means families will have food for both Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Up With People to volunteer and perform in North Platte  North Platte Telegraph

Up With People arrived in North Platte on Monday and will be here for an entire week, sharing their enthusiasm, their smiles, their labor and their talents.

Burke-bound athletes  North Platte Telegraph

With a stout Class A-3 district meet in the books on Friday, the hosting North Platte Bulldogs qualified over 15 athletes for the track and field championships at ...

Soccer subdistrict B-8 bracket  knopnews2

North Platte will host girls subdistrict soccer, Lexington will host boys. Games will start on April 29.

County commissioners accept asphalt bid | Local News  North Platte Telegraph

Lincoln County commissioners on Monday accepted bids for asphalt overlays on county roads. The work is to be completed by the end of November.

NPHS food pantry growing  North Platte Telegraph

North Platte Public Schools Student Services Director Brandy Buscher heard water squishing in the student's shoes as he entered the school after a rainstorm.

CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS | Local News  North Platte Telegraph

Saturday night's scheduled Gateway Realty event at the Switchyard has been canceled.

NPPSD to roll out Raptor ID security check-in system next week.  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. KNOP The North Platte Public School District will be rolling out their Raptor ID security check-in system next week. It's all part of the ...

Longtime St. Pat’s volleyball coach Shelly Byrn accepts job at Ogallala  North Platte Telegraph

Ogallala activities director Scott Rezac officially confirmed the hiring of Shelly Byrn as the Indians new head volleyball coach on Wednesday.

2019 Distinguished Alumni named  North Platte Telegraph

The North Platte Public Schools Foundation will honor its 2019 North Platte High School Distinguished Alumni at Education After Hours on April 26.

North Platte boys golf prepares for the Class B state meet  knopnews2

The North Platte team is set to compete in the Class B state golf meet on Tuesday and Wednesday in Columbus.

Fire crews respond to NPHS for smoke  North Platte Telegraph

Smoke spotted Wednesday in the hallway near the main gym at North Platte High School apparently came from an electric motor.

Students cite lack of tech, opportunities for leaving  North Platte Telegraph

Blueprint Nebraska brought its quest for answers concerning retention of in-state students to North Platte at a public forum on Nov. 27.

Plans to reconfigure Lake Maloney and Osgood Elementary underway  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. KNOP Plans to reconfigure Lake Maloney and Osgood Elementary are underway. While talks to reconfigure both schools have taken ...

Omaha Symphony to perform March 19 in North Platte  North Platte Telegraph

The Omaha Symphony Orchestra will return to North Platte to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 19 at the North Platte High School Performing Arts Center.

Three North Platte High School divers prepare for the Cornhusker State Games  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP)--- Three divers from North Platte High School are among a large group from Lincoln County headed to the Cornhusker State ...

North Platte High School graduate returns with a new calling  knopnews2

Former North Platte High School graduate returns to the school as a teacher with a calling to launch a brand new agriculture program.

Friday Night Sports Hero: Abbie Hedgecock  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP)--- Abbie Hedgecock has started all four years for the North Platte High School girl's soccer team. Senior attacking midfielder ...

At 100, local woman reflects on her life, memories  North Platte Telegraph

She may not have graced a jar of Smuckers jelly, but Muriel Harper has a lot to be proud of ahead of her 100th birthday on Sunday.

2019 North Platte High Distinguished Alumni winners recognized  knopnews2

Many were nominated for the 2019 North Platte High School Distinguished Alumni Award. But only 3 outstanding individuals were chosen and honored in their ...

Movie filmed in N. Platte to debut at South by Southwest  North Platte Telegraph

Bob Byington wanted a town where everyone knew everyone and everyone certainly knew about the latest crime scandal.

Downtown restaurant Mallory’s closes doors  North Platte Telegraph

Staff members at Mallory's received word Sunday that the downtown gastropub was closing its doors for good, two sources told The Telegraph.

NP Concert Association announces 2018-19 series  North Platte Telegraph

Season memberships are still available for the North Platte Concert Association, which includes performances by vocal and instrumental groups, a classical ...

Western Nebraska Youth Summit includes all kids  knopnews2

Students from across Western Nebraska spent their Saturday at a youth summit in North Platte. The focus of the event was inclusion for students of all ...

Despite injury, NP native shows no signs of stopping  North Platte Telegraph

Faced with a choice after being seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, Zachary Wordekemper made the decision a medical one, choosing the option that ...

Follow the yellow brick road  North Platte Telegraph

There are two versions of the “The Wizard of Oz” musical, and director Scott Carlson said the version opening tonight at the North Platte Community Playhouse is ...

Santa Claus is coming to North Platte  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - North Platte is getting ready for the most wonderful time of the year at Cody Park. Santa's Workshop has it's 14 houses in place, ...

GoFundMe set up for Dolan family  North Platte Telegraph

A GoFundMe account has been set up for the family of a North Platte man who was killed in a pickup crash.

Fire destroys mobile home in North Platte  North Platte Telegraph

Firefighters work to put out a fire that destroyed this home at 2109 W. 16th St. on Wednesday evening. Battalion Chief Dave Heitman said nobody was in the ...

Book bargains abound at North Platte Library book sale  North Platte Telegraph

Friends of the Library members get first pick Thursday on the first day of North Platte Public Library's spring book sale. The sale is open to the public Friday and.

Bulldog baller: Gracie Haneborg is this year's Telegraph Girls Basketball Player of the Year  North Platte Telegraph

Gracie Haneborg's success on the field and numbers are undeniable.

Health officials warn about dangers of ticks  North Platte Telegraph

The little creatures leave us wondering if we will wake up in the middle of the night as they crawl up our legs or arms. Ticks are a nuisance and.

NPHS names Prom King and Queen  North Platte Telegraph

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Gun shots lead to Monday arrest  North Platte Telegraph

While North Platte police officers were helping the Department of Health and Human Services try to contact a family Monday morning on West 21st Street, ...

Connect: 100 years of music  North Platte Telegraph

It's been quite a year for the North Platte High School band — a second trip to Washington, D.C., fall marching band contests, local parades and school concerts.

Rock and Roll band teaches North Platte High School students about finances  knopnews2

The Rock and Roll band Gooding is on a financial literacy tour and Tuesday, they stopped in North Platte.

Man charged with sexual assault of child, having child pornography  North Platte Telegraph

A man was charged Monday with first-degree sexual assault of a child and possession of child pornography.

A photo at a time  North Platte Telegraph

Photos of families, high school graduates, sports activities, weddings, engagements, as well as historical events and buildings fill at least 700 boxes now in the ...

Snow problem: Second storm in a month hits western Nebraska  North Platte Telegraph

This April blizzard, as blizzards go, never quite got going in North Platte.

Large tornado reported near Moorefield in Frontier County  North Platte Telegraph

A “large and extremely dangerous” tornado was reported near Moorefield, about 11 miles east of Curtis in Frontier County Tuesday about 7 p.m..

Sutherland native new manager of Platte River Mall  North Platte Telegraph

Emily Collins began as the new manager of Platte River Mall on April 29.

GNAC track and field results  knopnews2

North Platte boys and Columbus girls finish first at the GNAC track and field meet.

Second teen suspect in shooting case has court date  North Platte Telegraph

The case of a former North Platte High School student charged with murder has been moved to Lincoln County District Court.

Eagle Riders stop at The Connection shelter  North Platte Telegraph

The Eagle Riders will transport about 3000 letters to the State Capitol to try to raise awareness for children's mental health across Nebraska.

Maxwell 4th graders raising money for cancer center  North Platte Telegraph

Four fourth-graders at Maxwell Public School are raising money for the Callahan Cancer Center.

Stuck in the mud  North Platte Telegraph

The Lincoln County commissioners meeting on Monday ended with a long and sometimes contentious discussion about the condition of Cattle Growers Road in ...

Tomorrow is today: NPHS class of 2018 celebrates graduation  North Platte Telegraph

North Platte High School senior class president and class speaker Hallie Malsbury said she enjoyed having a hand in choosing the class motto, “Today is the ...

TeamMates recruiting NPPS mentors  North Platte Telegraph

Molly Morales hopes to recruit mentors for students in the North Platte Public Schools system through the TeamMates program.

Students watch, participate in mock trial during County Government Day  North Platte Telegraph

Faith Innocence could not convince three jurors that she was not guilty of being a minor in possession during a mock trial in Lincoln County District Court on ...

North Platte youth take a stand against e-cigarettes  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. North Platte kids of all ages are protesting e-cigarette and tobacco companies from saying e-cigarettes are more safe.

‘The ultimate sacrifice’  North Platte Telegraph

The silence spoke volumes as North Platte Police Chief Daniel Hudson read the roll call of the 11 Lincoln County Law Enforcement officers who gave their lives ...

Community Foundation to honor Hansen  North Platte Telegraph

Thomas Hansen will receive Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation's “Above and Beyond Award” at the Foundation's “Red & Black” recognition event Feb. 1.

Contestants announced for Miss Rodeo Nebraska Pageant  North Platte Telegraph

Contestants have been announced for the Miss Rodeo Nebraska/Miss Teen Rodeo Nebraska Pageant June 9-12 in North Platte. Those vying for the title of Miss ...

LeTourneau leads North Platte boys soccer to 2-1victory over Scottsbluff  North Platte Telegraph

SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff boys soccer team put the pressure on North Platte late in the second half, but couldn't find the back of the net, dropping a 2-1 ...

New owner of Swan’s Furniture a familiar face in North Platte  North Platte Telegraph

The new owner of Swan's Furniture in North Platte is the former face of the Great Plains Health Care Foundation.

Grant brings makerspace to NP library  North Platte Telegraph

Glass cups with both the North Platte High School Bulldogs and St. Patrick High School Irish emblems sit on shelves. Printed aprons and other goods line ...

Incoming county judge to handle police DUI case  North Platte Telegraph

North Platte's incoming county judge has been assigned to handle the case of an off-duty police officer charged with drunken driving in an April traffic collision.

NP meet goes swimmingly  North Platte Telegraph

Brian Jahnke rose up the steps of the high-dive board and walked to the edge, smiling down on a horde of North Platte Bulldogs in swimsuits cheering him on.

North Platte Public Schools' total enrollment numbers are down  North Platte Telegraph

The total enrollment in North Platte Public Schools for 2017-18 is three fewer than it was in 2016-17.

Zachary Batt found competent to stand trial  knopnews2

A man accused of holding North Platte Police at bay for nine hours in April, has now been found competent to stand trial.

RSVP volunteers recognized at banquet for service in 2018  North Platte Telegraph

North Platte Area RSVP is serving their neighbors, community and country, and making an impact with volunteers of all ages.

Piccolo named new District Judge  North Platte Telegraph

Lincoln County Judge Michael Piccolo will soon be changing his title to District Judge. Gov. Pete Ricketts appointed Piccolo, 64, as the newest judge in ...

NPCC Theater Department taps metaphorical ‘Rhinoceros’  North Platte Telegraph

Rhinoceroses begin stomping through the small town and the characters in the play are a little taken aback by the unusual happenings.

Soccer subdistrict B-8 results, April 29  knopnews2

North Platte and Lexington soccer will face off in both boys and girls soccer Subdistrict B-8 championship games.

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