Daily Archives: September 11, 2014

Red Cloud, Nebraska

Red Cloud, Nebraska

Red Cloud’s place is unique in American and Nebraska history. Celebrated author, Willa Cather’s best-known work, My Antonia, was inspired by the town, the land and the hardy pioneers in Webster County. Cather lived in rural Webster County and the town of Red Cloud until she left in 1890 to attend the University of Nebraska…

Curtis, Nebraska

Curtis, Nebraska

Nestled in the beautiful Medicine Creek Valley, Curtis is roughly equidistant between McCook, Lexington and North Platte. Separated by only seven miles, Curtis proudly proclaims excellent school systems and today, as it has been for millennia, the primary business in Frontier County is farming and ranching. Archaeological evidence suggests the population of the valley is roughly the same now as when it was occupied by Native Americans 1300 years ago…

Benkelman, Nebraska

Benkelman, Nebraska

About as far south and west as you can go and still be in Nebraska, Benkelman is a town with a view, built on spectacular terrain featuring lookouts and ledges. Only three hours from Denver International Airport, you’ll find the hectic, high-priced urban lifestyle evolves into wholesome, affordable, rural living in Benkelman and Dundy County…

Bertrand, Nebraska

Bertrand, Nebraska

“To make a small community thrive, you work together.” Bertrand is thriving in great part because this solidarity message is spoken in many different ways and by people of all ages and occupations…

Arapahoe, Nebraska

Arapahoe, Nebraska

What’s to like about Arapahoe? We asked Arapahoe businesswoman Becky Crawford, and it didn’t take her long to reel off an impressive, if eclectic, list…