10/11 Cares has partnered with the Food Bank of Lincoln to host the "10/11 Cares Virtual Food Drive.” The event is designed to allow viewers to donate to the Food Bank of Lincoln remotely, without leaving their homes.
A Nebraska State Senator says reports of drone sightings are now in the hands of the FAA. U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says NSP received roughly 440 drone reports but the majority failed to meet the criteria of drone sightings.
The 10/11 Share the Warmth Kick Off event is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 4 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the 10/11 Studio on 40th and Vine Streets. 10/11 will help collect donations for Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach and the People’s City Mission.
The North Platte community came together on Tuesday to give a very special gift to a local elementary school.
After donating a freezer to the North Platte High School food pantry last spring, Jason and Lori Hansen of Midwest Family Financial saw the opportunity to make anther contribution -- donating a washer and dryer to Jefferson Elementary School. Delivered on Tuesday, this new resource will open several opportunities for the staff to help families and students.
The sun is out, but one Stapleton artist is settling inside to start his daily ritual. It starts by turning on the radio. From there, Chubby Dailey starts work on his latest project, putting in a few hours a day, six or seven days a week.
Labor Day is a time to kick back and relax, and for one community, a time to make a spectacle. The annual Paxton Labor Day Celebration was in full swing on Monday, garnering the attention of everyone in town and the surrounding area.
Starting early this morning with a fun run race and a pancake breakfast, people quickly lined up and prepped their floats for the "Rockin' Around The Clock" parade.
It's Labor Day weekend and people from all over Nebraska are flocking to Lake McConaughy. Whether it be unloading a boat into the water at Spillway Bay or setting up an RV at the campground, families have made the lake their weekend destination.
Nothing beats something sweet on a hot day, and the Order of the Eastern Star has it covered. The order hosted an ice cream social on Saturday to thank first responders in the North Platte community, including firefighters and police officers.
The annual North Platte Farmers Market has been a staple of summer for over forty years, and Leva Cochran has been there for every single year.
Cochran's husband is the one who first encouraged her to sell their produce at the farmers market. So, she loaded up a truck of turnips and has continued to make appearances selling tomatoes, peppers, garlic and cinnamon-roasted nuts.
The North Platte Community College officially broke out not the giant scissors but several small pair. The college hosted a ribbon-cutting earlier today on south campus for the Learning Commons.
Taking about four years to plan and design, the commons is a new support system for students, including a library, tutoring services and testing rooms.
Trucks have been pouring and smoothing out concrete for the new Anslmeo-Merna High School track. This project broke ground earlier this spring and will turn into a six-lane, rubberized track. This comes after the summer of 2018 when the school board discussed facility needs and identified the track as a priority.
The Nebraska Department of Transportation is planning out its construction projects after a difficult winter. For District 6 and North Platte, a major project for the 2019 fiscal year is the continued restructuring of interstate 80.
If you can't hear them, you're sure to see them. Crickets have been plaguing North Platte this week, swarming around the walls and ceiling crevices of stores, restaurants, even the KNOP TV studio.
There is some good news about the nuisance, though -- it should only last about a week or two.
USA Today published an article last week naming the tower one of Nebraska's "Top Ten Greatest Natural, Cultural and Engineering Marvels." This came from a woman who attended a media tour of Golden Spike this past spring.