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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...


 Aerial view of the 43 production pods that sit just behind the hatcheries main building at the North Platte Fish Hatchery.

Reeling in conservation

North Platte produces fewer roe this year, due to the pandemic.
Chloe Walchesky, Social Media Editor December 8, 2020

If you've caught a fish between Kimball and Omaha, there's a strong chance that fish was born and raised in North Platte. “Walleye is the fish I catch the most in North Platte,” senior Kasch Morrison...

Black Friday COVID Edition

Black Friday COVID Edition

Abbe McCoy, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Black Friday is a day to save money and get cheaper gifts for the following holidays while everything is on sale. Having cheaper prices nation-wide brings far more people into stores, stampeding closely...

Anezca Bannink playing guitar and singing in a band called Fusion. Anezca and her band played in cafes and school functions or any local events that popped up. Photo courtesy of Anezca Bannink

An African in America

Abbe McCoy, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Moving your entire life from one country to another would be life changing. Junior Anezca Bannink moved from Pretoria, South Africa to the United States of America in 2018.  Pretoria is one of the...

A news brief over the closing of The Rec center and North Platte's wish for people to stay home.

Opinion: Taking a rest from The Rec

Jonathan Dekleva, Spotlight Editor March 19, 2020

Thank you, North Platte and Lincoln County, for putting our health first. It was a good move to shut down the courthouse, library, senior center, and the Recreation Center. The Rec is a place where...

An info-graphic based story that gives you an outline of how the coronavirus is effecting your community and the world.

Coronavirus facts

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief March 19, 2020

A list of different restaurants that deliver, movies and shows to watch, songs to listen to, and a few Instagram accounts that can help lift your spirits.

Things to do in quarantine

Sophia Walsh, Editor in Chief March 19, 2020

With the COVID-19 virus knocking at our doors being stuck in your house all day can be boring and sometimes lonely, so what can you do to stay entertained and happy? Here are just a few options to help...

From parents in prison to those who have passed, parents absent from students' lives affects them in ways you may not have thought about.

How absent parents affect students’ lives

Jewels Zeiler, Feature Editor December 19, 2019

Bell ringers stand next to the red kettle to collect money. “The money raised supports our operation or ministries all throughout the year,” Poff said.

Kettle bells ring, are you listening?

Salvation Army organizes bell ringers to stand and collect money during the Christmas season.
Priscila Mondragõn, Managing Editor December 19, 2019

Normally with the Christmas season, comes the sound of volunteers ringing bells, but this year the sound isn't as loud as it once was. Bell ringers are volunteers who stand in front of stores with a Salvation...

Mesharia Montgomery makes pizza for the students of NPHS. She cooks and serves food to students. “I love my job at NPHS. The kids are great and I couldn’t ask for better co workers or supervisors,” said Montgomery.

Staff member spotlight

An inside look at Mesharia Montgomery's life
Aspen Nelson, Sports Editor December 19, 2019

Cooking, rescuing animals, gardening, and working are all hobbies of a staff member at North Platte High School. Mesharia Montgomery cooks and serves food to students at NPHS.   Montgomery was...

Freshman Makenna Snider chats with friends in front of NPHS.

Growing through confidence

NPHS student has a rare affliction
Priscila Mondragõn, Managing Editor October 28, 2019

Freshman Makenna Snider is as tall as your average second grader.  She was born with a condition known as spondylometaphyseal type kozlowski (SMDK), a genetic bone disease. When she was born, her back...

Karsen Morrison looks at the landscape of the green to plan her put.

Putting to victory

NPHS freshman makes varsity golf
Emmalynn Berry, Staff Writer October 28, 2019

Playing her way to the top, freshman Karsen Morrison has proven that she can golf with the best competition. Girl’s Golf was the runner-up at state with Morrison tying for 6th. Their final team score...

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