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Postcards from North Platte

Originally published to facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on 6/25/2021 Happy Friday! It’s time for a little North Platte History. Well, sort of. I guess it is time for a little honesty between readers, history buffs, and this library director. This week has been seriously super crazy; the Summer Reading Program is in full-swing, we spent time working on […]

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St. Patrick’s Catholic Schools

Originally published to facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on June 4, 2021. Although this history story is about a month late, I am happy to bring you today’s North Platte History, which focuses on St Patrick’s Catholic schools in North Platte. Because there is such an extensive history, we have chosen to start with McDaid Elementary School history and […]

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North Platte High School #4

Originally published to Facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on March 19, 2021. Today we continue our salute to North Platte Schools and Education History-with a look at the North Platte High School building, the fourth high school facility built in approximately 1930 and demolished in 2003. This is the high school that many of our readers will remember. Read […]

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First Three North Platte Schools

Originally published to Facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on February 19, 2021. Today’s History series features North Platte school history. Education has always been important factor for a growing community, and North Platte had big challenges to provide quality education to the young people in the area. Enjoy! PS. If you do nothing else–please look through the attached photos–they […]

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