North Platte

Travel and tourism is vital to the economic well-being in Lincoln County. Each year the more than 550,000 visitors to Lincoln County spend more than $100 million, supporting more than 1,400 jobs and generating local and state tax revenue of $8.8 million, according to a press release from the…

A 68-year-old woman driving a green car with a Georgia license plate was taken to Great Plains Health with minor injuries after an accident Thursday morning on northbound U.S. Highway 83 at Walker Road, said North Platte Police Public Information Officer Beth Kerr.

The Black and White Show at the Prairie Arts Center, 416 N. Jeffers St., runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, through Dec. 30.

Larry G. Sable, 77, of North Platte, passed away Nov. 13, 2018, with his family by his side.

The city of North Platte sanitation division will be closed Nov. 22-23, in observance of Thanksgiving.

Scouts carry a flag Sunday afternoon as the Veterans Day parade makes its way downtown on Dewey Street. Among the many parade entries were the North Platte High School marching band, classic cars, motorcycles, military vehicles, dogs and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Posse on horseback. Those…

Bernice M. Pierson, 92, of North Platte, passed away Nov. 10, 2018, at Centennial Park Retirement Village.

Cornhole is getting big and bringing attention to North Platte. A tournament at D&N Event Center on Saturday was a prelude to the regional championships that will be in North Platte on Jan. 10-11.

The North Platte Public Schools Board of Education will consider approving the independent audit report at its regular meeting on Monday. The approval of the audit is the only action item on the agenda.