Daily Archives: September 11, 2014

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…

Stratton, Nebraska

Stratton, Nebraska

Sit down for a cup of coffee or lunch in Stratton, and almost invariably, one or two of the locals will begin a story about a business concept that sounded impossible – until some can-do person in Stratton brought it to delicious fruition. Speak to nearly anyone at the bank, and you’ll hear about an unlikely business success, a community project that turned out extraordinarily well, or a successful start-up…

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…