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The last angel on the angel tree at the Platte River mall.

Be an angel

North Platte supports others in the season of giving
Chloe Walchesky, Social Media Editor December 17, 2020

Christmas trees decorated with white wish list angle-tags at the entrance of local stores like Bomgaars and The Mall have become part of North Platte’s holiday traditions. Organizations like The Salvation...

Santa Claus during the downtown parade on November 12th.

Ho ho hero: honest or hoax?

North Platte High schools view on the possibility of Santa Claus.
Mac Hardy, Staff Writer December 19, 2019

Santa Claus is the jolly old fat man that sneaks into your house to give you presents, for some people anyway. According to a poll conducted by the “North Platte Bulldogger”, 67.7% of North Platte...

NPHS librarians set up decorations. They had up too four trees in the library. There were also elves hidden in the books.

Christmas Traditions

North Platte High plans the holidays.
Emmalynn Berry, Staff Writer December 19, 2019

As Christmas is quickly approaching, North Platte High students and staff prepare for the holidays.  Freshman Bryley Smith says her family always decorates a lot for Christmas. “My family’s actually...

Read the festive review of holiday songs that will leave you questioning why anyone says Happy Holidays.

Tis’ the Season

Jakob Fisher, Editorial Cartoonist December 19, 2019

November is long over, and it is now socially acceptable to blast your favorite Christmas tunes. Now let me put my two cents in. As with any season, there is no shortage of puzzling classics. It was...

An illustration referencing the movie scene in the draft office. These criminals seem tough at first, but they warm up fast. Soon they are all talking about their various crimes and having a great time.  (

A 50-year-old Massacree

A Thanksgiving Day song (and movie) review.
Jakob Fisher, Editorial Cartoonist November 22, 2019

To this day, many radio stations still play the song on Thanksgiving. Maybe because it is one of the few Thanksgiving songs out there, but I think there is more to it than that. “Alice’s Restaurant...

The influence of St. Patrick

The influence of St. Patrick

April 5, 2019

The Irish Holiday, St. Patrick’s Day is famous for its vibrant green shamrocks, goofy leprechauns, and Irish inspired beverages. Its bold green letters are displayed on every store window and pasted...

Juniors Allison Brogdon, Zac Oschner, and Nirvana Mendoza gather around the table. for their all vegan and gluten-free Thanksgiving dinner. They said they loved every bite.


Alternative food choices for a vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, lactose-free Thanksgiving.
Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief November 4, 2016

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and at least eight selections of pies. Well, at least that’s what it means for some.  However, alternative diets...

Happy single-awareness day

Happy single-awareness day

10 Tips for having a great Valentine’s Day... all on your own!
Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief February 8, 2016

Six-foot teddy bears, cupid’s arrow, fancy cards, roses, heart-shaped boxes of overpriced chocolate, sickly sweet conversation hearts, store aisles crowded with red, pink, and white decorations; we all...

Holiday season gift-giving guide

Holiday season gift-giving guide

Syble Heffernan, Editor in Chief December 4, 2015

With two days remaining until Hanukkah, 22 until Kwanzaa, and 21 until Christmas Day, this year’s holiday season is in full swing.  Lights are lining the buildings and neighborhoods, Christmas songs...

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