Archive for February, 2014

Cody Cruisers Car Show at the Platte River Mall

After a few nice days that gave everyone in North Platte cabin fever, the weather has turned chilly again. But that doesn’t mean that you have to stay cooped up inside! Get yourself out to the Platte River Mall and check out the great vintage cars owned by members of North Platte’s Cody Cruisers Car […]

Sons of the Pioneers at Neville Center for the Performing Arts

The North Platte Concert Association will be hosting the famed musical group Sons of the Pioneers at the Neville Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 pm on Friday February 27. For over 75 years the Sons of the Pioneers have been proud to perform the music of the American West celebrating the West, its […]

Prairie Arts Center Hosting Classes

While North Platte’s Creativity Unlimited Arts Council is still hard at work continuing the renovation of the historic 1913 Federal Building into the Prairie Arts Center, the completed Studio Level is a hive of activity. Not only does North Platte Community College hold their art classes there, CUAC is also hosting regular classes for the […]

The Quilt Rack – One of North Platte’s Hidden Treasures

One of Nebraska’s premier quilting stores is right here in North Platte! The Quilt Rack, owned by Lisa DeBord operates in an out-of-the-way spot under the Jeffers Street viaduct at 101 West Front Street. The Quilt Rack opened on Thanksgiving weekend in 2002. The beginning inventory consisted of 650 bolts of fabric and a respectable […]

North Platte’s Buffalo Bill Rodeo to host PRCA Rodeo Camp

Is another Billy Etbauer or Will Lowe among us, or maybe a Justin McDaniel, Taos Muncy or Steven Dent? The PRCA Championship Rodeo Camp Series may help identify and encourage just that – the next generation of rodeo stars. And the Hall of Fame Buffalo Bill Rodeo Committee is pitching in with the March 29th […]

Sandhill Cranes return to Lincoln County

The first ripple of the wave of Sandhill Cranes soon to arrive on their annual migration has been seen in the fields between North Platte and Sutherland. Soon the air will be filled with their song. Just what is that song like? Check out this video made near the North River WMA just north of […]

Women Bowlers Come to North Platte for State Tournament

North Platte is pleased to welcome The Nebraska USBC (United States Bowling Congress) Women’s State Bowling Championship Tournament that begins today at the Cedar Bowl. Women from across the state will come to North Platte each weekend February 22 to May 4 to compete. To help the visitors find their way around town, the North […]

Get involved with the Wellness Project

The focus group meetings and public presentations are past, but you can still add your voice to the North Platte Wellness Project! Organizers are using an innovative new tool provided by Omaha based Mind Mixer. The website offers the equivalent of an online town hall meeting where you can post your suggestions, voice your opinions, […]

Up With People brings diverse cultures to North Platte

Up With People, the international organization whose mission it is to “bring the world together through service and music. The unique combination of international travel, service learning, leadership development and performing arts offers students an unparalleled experience and a pathway to make a difference in the world, one community at a time” will perform their […]


Community partners leading The Wellness Project, North Platte are seeking public hearing participants to assess park, recreation and wellness opportunities within the North Platte community. The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the McKinley Education Center, 301 W. F St., in North Platte. “The primary purpose […]