Archive for January, 2014

North Platte featured in Nebraska Humanities Programs

Two programs referencing important happenings in North Platte’s history are on the agenda for Nebraska Humanities.

Get up and get moving, fun is on the way.

We’ve got a ton of great events coming up in North Platte to keep you motivated and moving this season.  The Platte River Fitness Series is back for 2014, and even if you missed the New Years Midnight Magic 5k there are several other events coming up to get you active.   The Great Plains […]

Family Activities

One of the great things about North Platte is the multitude of year round activities that are offered for families with young children. When the weather’s good there are too many to count. Even during the depths of winter when the weather’s not so great there are still a ton of great activities for families […]

Discount Color Dash Registrations

Early birds not only get the worm, they get bargains! Registration is now open for the first-ever North Platte Color Dash, May 18, 2014. Hosted by the North Platte / Lincoln County Visitors Bureau and sponsored by Great Plains Regional Medical Center, the race will both start and end at the North Platte Community College […]

Buffalo Bill Ranch in Winter

J.T. Johnson Photography has very generously shared photographs he took of the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park late last year and given permission for us to use them as well. Though the Ranch is now closed until May, these wonderful photographs show just what we’re missing! I can’t wait for May 1 when the […]

Ag/Eco-Tourism Workshop Scholarships Offered

Each year the Nebraska Tourism Commission hosts the Nebraska Agri/Eco-Tourism Workshop to help rural entrepreneurs learn how to get the most out of their land, gain the latest industry knowledge, hear fresh marketing ideas, find greater financial opportunities and network with potential partners. The 2014 conference is scheduled for February 3-5 at the Holiday Inn […]