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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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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.

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.. The lockout was lifted at 10:50 a.m. ...

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.

10 YEARS AGO ON FEBRUARY 17: USD-379 hires Rice as new head football coach  Clay Center Dispatch

The USD-379 school approved the hiring of Todd Rice, to become the new head football coach at CCCHS for the 2009 seasona at a special meeting Monday.

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.

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.

CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS | Local News  North Platte Telegraph

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Girls basketball previews: North Platte Bulldogs  knopnews2

The North Platte girls basketball team opens their season Nov. 30 hosting Kearney Catholic.

A dreadfully good play: Area schools take part in play production competition hosted by North Platte High School on Wednesday  North Platte Telegraph

The Sutherland High School drama team won the C2-6 District Play Production competition for the third year in a row on Wednesday at North Platte High School.

NPHS hosts Gothenburg for varsity basketball jamboree  knopnews2

The North Platte and Gothenburg varsity basketball teams faced off in an exhibition game at NPHS.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

High school students selected to perform in "Best of the West" musical festival  knopnews2

Approximately 100 students from all over Nebraska were selected to be part of the 2nd 'Best of the West' high school musical festival performance taking place ...

North Platte High School announces new head coach for girls track  knopnews2

North Platte, NEB.-- The North Platte girls track team hasn't won a state title since 1971. Cory Dosland hopes to change that. For the last 20 years hes been an ...

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.

Being on time pays of for North Platte student  knopnews2

North Platte, Neb. (KNOP) - The Five Below Program recognizes the efforts of parents and students who have perfect or near-perfect school attendance.

Snow joking: Storm to be a beast | Local News  North Platte Telegraph

Snow is expected to fall throughout the weekend with totals varying from 7 to 16 inches of snow across central and northern Nebraska.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Woman opens Nebraska Nail Institute  North Platte Telegraph

Students at a new North Platte institute spend months learning about chemistry, electricity, cleanliness and safety, all for the sake of doing your nails.

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.

All-State music concert ‘gave me goosebumps’  North Platte Telegraph

The best high school singers and musicians stirred the hearts of area participants at the Nebraska Music Education Association All-State concerts on Nov.

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 ...

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.

TeamMates celebrates mentors  North Platte Telegraph

The TeamMates Mentoring program in North Platte has grown from 22 to 68 mentors since the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.

NPHS music department takes on 'Hunchback of Notre Dame'  North Platte Telegraph

The North Platte High School music department stretches its students into a new realm with its production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”

North Platte Catholic Schools last day of school  knopnews2

It was last day of school for students kindergarten through 11th grade at North Platte Catholic Schools.

The top stories of 2018  North Platte Telegraph

From week to week, as summer faded to fall and fall to winter, the same item stayed as the most-visited page on The Telegraph's website.

Man who used ‘Monster’s Inc.’ alias arrested  North Platte Telegraph

A North Platte man who police say went by aliases including the name Mike Wazowski from “Monsters Inc.” was arrested Saturday in connection with a series of ...

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.

Students walk out at NPHS  knopnews2

Thousands of students around the country walk out of class today to send a message. Some are marking the anniversary of the Columbine Shooting, others are ...

NPHS Soccer Teams in District Championships  knopnews2

North Platte High School Boys Soccer team falls to Lincoln North Star in the A-7 District Championship game to end their season.

North Platte High School grad to show art in Omaha  North Platte Telegraph

A New York artist is getting back to her Nebraska roots with an exhibit opening in Omaha on Thursday.

North Platte High School Hires New Head Football Coach  knopnews2

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

Voter's Guide: Natural Resource Districts  North Platte Telegraph

Middle Republican NRD. Subdistrict 2. Four year term. +9. Kevin Fornoff. Courtesy photo. Kevin Fornoff (incumbent). Fornoff is a fifth generation ...

North Platte Fire Department provides holiday fire prevention tips  knopnews2

The North Platte Fire Department provides tips on how to keep your family safe during the most wonderful time of the year.

Nebraska Department of Labor moves into new location  knopnews2

The Nebraska Department of Labor in North Platte moves to new location.

New North Platte police chief to be sworn in Tuesday  North Platte Telegraph

A swearing-in ceremony for incoming Police Chief Daniel Hudson will be the first item of business in an otherwise brief North Platte City Council agenda ...

High School Basketball Results: Friday, Nov. 30th  knopnews2

Scores and highlights from area high school basketball games on Friday, Nov. 30th.

NPHS band representing Nebraska today in National Memorial Day Parade  knopnews2

North Platte High School band representing Nebraska today in National Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. Parade is live streamed at 1 pm CT.

GPH working with MPCC amid nurse shortage  North Platte Telegraph

The national nursing shortage hits close to home as Great Plains Health hires 50-60 registered nurses a year to keep up with turnover.

2018 GNAC Cross Country Results  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb.-- Results - Men's Team Scores: 1) Hastings 36. Total Time: 1:29:19.99. Average: 17:52.00. 2) Columbus 51. Total Time: 1:30:46.06

Connect: In the eyes of the architect  North Platte Telegraph

It's been 33 years since Joe Hewgley started his dream job.

Sunday Focus: Miss Nebraska 2017 Allison Tietjen uses stage to spread platform  North Platte Telegraph

Allison Tietjen will take her last walk as Miss Nebraska 2017 onstage Saturday at North Platte High School.

Former director of Kids Academy pleads not guilty  North Platte Telegraph

A former director of North Platte's Kids Academy made her first Lincoln County District Court appearance on Monday.

North Platte Police Chief retires after 45 years  knopnews2

North Platte Police Department Chief Mike Swain retires after 45 years of *service* with the department.

A message through music  North Platte Telegraph

Sharing culture and lives through music helps us to understand others, said Edgar René, a singer with Justo Lamas Concerts.

Child abuse arrest linked to shooting case | Local News  North Platte Telegraph

Another arrest has been made related to a shooting Dec. 9 in northwest North Platte.

Turning grief into a good cause  North Platte Telegraph

Charmel Clough considers March 17, 2017, the best day of her life.

Meet your neighbor: Kaily Bargmann  North Platte Telegraph

She spent the early part of her life moving from place to place because her father was in the Air Force.

US Marine Band to perform Oct. 4 | Local News  North Platte Telegraph

Free tickets remain available for an Oct. 4 evening performance in North Platte by the U.S. Marine Band — America's oldest continuously active professional ...

Thomas the Tank Engine visits North Platte  knopnews2

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. North Platte hosted a major TV star today. Thomas the Tank Engine was in town for Rail Days. While Thomas was getting ready for his ...

Funding future leaders  knopnews2

Saturday morning teenage girls put on a pancake breakfast to raise money for the trip to Girls State in North Platte.

Sons of Serendip perform Oct. 26  North Platte Telegraph

The Sons of Serendip, with their “music that touches people's hearts,” will open the North Platte Concert Association's 2018-19 series at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the ...

Ogallala prevails over Cozad in clash of Top 10 teams  North Platte Telegraph

OGALLALA — The Indians walked out of Prairie View School with a resounding statement leaving fans standing long after the game on Friday.

HS senior gets free homecoming dress  knopnews2

Hirschfeld's Prom Shoppe surprised one lucky girl at the North Platte High School with a free dress for homecoming. It's part of the boutique's giveback program.

The United States of Medicine (of North Platte)  North Platte Telegraph

Here's a different kind of story of a west central Nebraska pioneer family:

Businessman, serviceman chosen as NP schools foundation Distinguished Alumni  North Platte Telegraph

Joe Staroska and Col. Jeff Buck have been selected as the North Platte Public Schools Foundation Distinguished Alumni for 2018.

North Platte High School hosts concert for Spanish classes  knopnews2

The Spanish classes at North Platte High School joined other area schools Friday for a concert to encourage excitement in the language.

Nebraska youth learn to sing in unison  knopnews2

The Singing Youth of Nebraska took the stage at North Platte High School Saturday night.

North Platte Housing Authority Board names new Exec. Director  knopnews2

The North Platte Housing Authority Board of Commissioners named a new Executive Director Monday evening at their regular monthly board meeting. Seanna ...

Nebraskaland Days on Parade  knopnews2

Hundreds turned out for the annual Nebraskaland Days parade. Temperatures nearing 100, and often strong gusts of wind were a part of the day.

Some businesses are saying "no" to being open on Thanksgiving  knopnews2

With the Black Friday deals creeping earlier year after year, some businesses are saying enough is enough.

Meeting a hero  North Platte Telegraph

Danny Woodhead signs autographs for a North Platte family at First State Bank on Saturday. Pictured are Becky Phillips, Jackson Phillips (6), Brody Songster ...

Kids celebrate Veterans Day with arts and crafts  knopnews2

The North Platte Area Children's Museum held a 'Veterans Day Celebration' on Saturday. Kids were given a chance to say thank you to our troops by making fun ...

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.

Z. Batt ordered to Lincoln Regional Center for treatment  knopnews2

The local man accused of holding North Platte Police at bay for nine hours in April, is now going to the Lincoln Regional Center. The Court decided 35-year-old ...

Trial set for teen charged in slaying  North Platte Telegraph

A trial has been set for one of the two teens accused of killing Ethan Pohlmeier.

‘One good deed at a time’  North Platte Telegraph

An idea from Dana Songster, Ready to Serve Volunteer Program director, prompted a plethora of projects for North Platte Public Schools High Ability Learners.

KOREAN WAR: ‘It makes you feel like you’ve done something for your country’  North Platte Telegraph

When his country called him into action, Harry Spohn was ready and willing to go to serve as a member of the U.S. Navy Reserves.

Concerned citizens ask city about financial plan for golf course ahead of final budget meeting  North Platte Telegraph

Three longtime North Platte residents and frequent golfers hope City Council members assemble for tonight's 6 p.m. final city budget votes with Iron Eagle Golf ...

Broken Bow man suspect in late-night shootout  North Platte Telegraph

Law officers from multiple agencies converged in rural Nebraska on Monday after a man exchanged gunfire twice with officers and escaped a traffic stop by ...

VB: McCook vs. North Platte on October 11th  knopnews2

Highlights from the McCook versus North Platte game on October 11th.

New career coach brings skills from Air Force  North Platte Telegraph

Adam Reed spent 20 years in the Air Force, and the skill set he brings to North Platte Public Schools will be tapped in his new role for 2018-19 as the career ...

With a North Platte flair  North Platte Telegraph

Before sitting down to chat at North Platte's The Dance Factory, the seven local Miss Nebraska Outstanding Teen contestants were complimenting each others' ...

Attorneys thank Judge Rowlands for service  knopnews2

Thank you for your *service* -- that is the message attorneys had for Judge Donald Rowlands in the courtroom on Monday.

District Judge candidates announced  North Platte Telegraph

The Nebraska Supreme Court has announced the five candidates who submitted their names to take District Judge Donald Rowlands' place.

Crane tourism campaign: "Nothing But Fly Over Country"  knopnews2

Nebraska's tourism leaders are promoting the state's crane migration with humorous flavor, reflective of the 'Honestly, It's Not For Everyone' campaign.

North Platte's Peyton Negley signs to play volleyball with NPCC  knopnews2

North Platte volleyball's Peyton Negley signs to play with the NPCC Lady Knights.

Pageant moves from 4 to 3 days, will honor Miss Chadron  North Platte Telegraph

The glamour begins Sunday and builds through Saturday, when the 2018 Miss Nebraska will be crowned at North Platte High School.

Election: Polling places and election information  North Platte Telegraph

Lincoln County Commissioners. District One — Precincts 6, 7A, 7B, 8, 9,10, 11, 12, Hinman. District Two — Precincts 1, 13, 14, 15, 16, Brady, Maxwell, Parts of ...

Man takes plea deals in multiple counts of sexual assault of a child  North Platte Telegraph

A man took plea deals Monday in Lincoln County District Court for sexual assault and enticement against a child.

Semi hits train causing derailment  knopnews2

A farm semi crashed into a train on westbound Highway 23 near mile marker 50 Monday night causing the trail to derail.

Jessica Shultis named Miss Nebraska  North Platte Telegraph

Jessica Shultis took the stage to deliver a personal monologue about seizing each day as if it's your last.

Students get sneak peek at upcoming high-school musical  knopnews2

'Kids Klub' got a behind-the-scenes look at North Platte High School's upcoming production of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' on Monday.

Carbon monoxide forces Taco Bell closed  knopnews2

Taco bell is closed tonight due to unsafe carbon monoxide levels. They will remain closed until a faulty hood vent in the kitchen is repaired and inspected.

North Platte High School: Time changes in school day  knopnews2

Starting in January, North Platte High School will add an extra 20 minutes to the school day.

News briefs, Jan. 15 | Local News  North Platte Telegraph

CNPPID to lower water levels at Jeffrey Lake. The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will lower water levels at Jeffrey Lake starting next ...

Miss Nebraska contestant’s family carries her legacy  North Platte Telegraph

ALLIANCE — Mark and Shardel Nelson anxiously drove toward Peru State College. Their daughter, Kaelia, wasn't responding to text messages or phone calls.

Birth announcements, July 1  North Platte Telegraph

SUMMERLIN HOSPITAL, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA. COOPER SCOTT PEERS. Cooper Scott Peers. Courtesy photo. William and Rachel Peers of Pahrump, ...

North Platte man invents Eye Putt Pro golf training aid  North Platte Telegraph

Casey Schiel of North Platte invented a golf training aid that is now on the verge of going worldwide in its distribution.

Social media posts put some on edge at North Platte High School  knopnews2

What started as a social media post quickly turned into anxious moments for parents and students at North Platte High School.

New Housing Authority exec starts job June 1  North Platte Telegraph

Seanna (Aten) Collins planned to retire to her hometown of North Platte.

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