Archive for March, 2014

North Platte among Nebraska destinations featured in Canadian World Traveler Magazine

Canadian World Traveler Magazine, in its 10th year of publication, explores cultures, history and destinations around the globe. Recently their travel writers journeyed to Nebraska. In the North Platte area, they visited the Golden Spike Tower and Union Pacific Railroad’s Bailey Yard, the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park, and the Lincoln County Historical Museum […]

Only two days remain for $79 Lady A and Billy Currington combo tickets!

Only two days remain to take advantage of NEBRASKAland DAYS $79 combo price on Lady Antebellum with David Nail and Billy Currington with Tyler Farr. The price goes to $89 on April 1! You can purchase the combo tickets online at, but you’ve got to HURRY to get the special pricing. The Summer Jam […]

Get Your Motor Running… Head out on the Highway…

What better way to experience beautiful spring weather (assuming we ever get any!) and the beautiful rural Nebraska country side than in the open air on a motorcycle? North Platte’s Gold Wing Riders and the Harley Davidson Owners Group showcase their rides in the Platte River Mall Halls during regular Mall hours this weekend! You’ll […]

Pre Order Tickets for Country Bluegrass Show

North Platte’s Country Bluegrass Show is coming up on April 24-26. If you want to pre-order your tickets, copy the following information and paste it into a word processing document, then mail the form and your payment to the address provided. Country Bluegrass Show North Platte, Nebraska/April 24-26, 2014 TICKET ORDER FORM Name _______________________________________________________ Address […]


What is Grow Big Red? Grow Big Red is a statewide beautification effort sponsored by Keep Nebraska Beautiful (KNB) that celebrates our state’s environment –and the 50th Anniversary of KNB. Nebraskans from all corners of the state are encouraged to show their Husker spirit by filling their communities with red flowers in honor of Nebraska’s […]

North Platte Canteen Flip Book

Does the story of the North Platte Canteen warm your heart? If you’d like to know just what it took for 55,000 volunteers to greet more than six million service men and women during World War II, then you need to read this book. If you’d like a hard copy, it’s available here in the […]

North Platte’s Hidden Treasures – Beyond Envy

When you’re thinking it’s time to get ready to reveal a little more of yourself this summer, consider Beyond Envy for a makeover, or just a little pampering. We’ve all been bundled up all winter long – long johns, sweaters, hats, gloves, coats – but summer is coming and it’ll be time to shed all […]

North Platte Community College Theater Program Presents “Art”

A long-time friendship is strained to the breaking point in “Art,” a serio-comedy playing at the North Platte Community College Theater, 601 W. State Farm Road, March 26 – 29 at 8:00pm. Yasmina Reza’s “Art” has a supposedly simple premise that becomes complicated when three friends living in Paris start discussing and dissecting a newly […]

Virtual Tour – North Platte’s Platte River Mall

Do you love to shop? If the answer is yes, then North Platte’s Platte River Mall is the place for you! Boasting nearly 100% occupancy, you’ll find everything from quaint local boutiques to large national chains. To give you a feel for what shopping in the Platte River Mall is like, click on the link […]

NEBRASKAland National Bank Urban Adventure Race

Teams will run, trek, bike, and navigate their way in and around North Platte in an allotted time frame finding checkpoints and doing challenges! Fun for all ages and abilities! There are three divisions: Male, Female, and CoEd in teams of up to 3 people. Awarding top 3 places for Male, Female, and CoEd. Teams […]