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December 4, 2019

from 10/11's Pure Nebraska:

The 612-acre Willa Cather Memorial Prairie is a native prairie, which means it's never seen the blade of a plow.

The prairie was acquired by the Willa...READ MORE...

November 27, 2019

Learn more about the Community Visioning Session held by the Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund * Get to Know Casie Olson, Clerk/Treasurer at the City of Red Cloud and keep up with all of the...READ MORE...

November 15, 2019

from 10/11's Pure Nebraska....

A couple took a old house that was in disrepair across the street from their own home, and turned it into a welcoming guest house for visitors.

Lisa...READ MORE...

November 7, 2019

The Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund’s mission is to invest in the future of Red Cloud. Since RCCFF was created in 1995, awarding scholarships to graduating high school Seniors has been part of...READ MORE...

November 7, 2019

RED CLOUD--A couple is running a tasting room in Red Cloud, and many say the business is adding to the local quality of life.

Ana and Justin Armstrong run the tasting room called "On the...READ MORE...

November 6, 2019

RED CLOUD--Owners believe a round barn in Webster county is the largest one of its type in the world, and it was built in 1902.

This round barn was built by the Starke family, and it's...READ MORE...

November 1, 2019

From 10/11 news's Pure Nebraska

While some rural communities struggle to attract new residents, Red Cloud is becoming a place for returners to plant roots.

Danny Benge and...READ MORE...

November 1, 2019

From 10/11's Pure Nebraska/Jon Vanderford

If you are looking for a weekend escape, you might consider a visit to south central Nebraska and a beautifully restored Red Cloud home...READ MORE...

October 31, 2019

This editorial originally appeared in the Wednesday, October 30th edition of the Red Cloud Chief 

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October 25, 2019

140 kids paraded through downtown Red Cloud on Friday, October 25th. Local businesses handed out candy and a great time was had by all--and all before record low...READ MORE...

October 17, 2019

 

Youth Community Visioning Sessions Held at RCHS

The Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund (RCCFF) hosted two visioning sessions at Red Cloud High School on...READ MORE...

October 7, 2019

Learn more about Marissa Petsch, Homecoming 2019, a large grant received by the Willa Cather Foundation for restoration of the Childhood Home, Barnfest 2019 and Ladies Weekend highlights and more...READ MORE...

September 27, 2019

With intent to preserve a National Historic Landmark and a major tourist destination, the National Willa Cather Center announced today a $415,000 federal Save America’s Treasures Grant. The award...READ MORE...

July 31, 2019

Our July 2019 Newsletter with news on the Stock Float, Street Car Days prep, a feature on Jared Lewis...READ MORE...

July 24, 2019

Visit Red Cloud and immerse yourself in the settings and landscapes that inspired so much of Cather's writing. Late summer is a perfect time of the year...READ MORE...

July 2, 2019

by Jarad Johnson

Big businesses start small and last week, they started at the Biz Kidz camp in Red Cloud.

The 10–13 year old kids learned about becoming...READ MORE...

July 2, 2019

by Dave Bergmeier of the High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recently released 2017 Census of Agriculture provides a window into the High Plains region....READ MORE...

June 27, 2019

News about the Cather Statue going to Washington, D.C., the Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund's Color Run and Banquet, Alumni Weekend, Airport Grants, and much more! 

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June 26, 2019

Red Cloud, NEB. — Nebraska's Rural airports keep our communities and businesses connected and one airport in South Central Nebraska is speaking out as they will soon be getting some much...READ MORE...

May 25, 2019

The Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund (RCCFF) hosted its 2nd Annual Alumni Weekend 5K and its first ever Color Run on Saturday, May 25th. 91 runners signed up for the race, which is an all-time...READ MORE...

May 25, 2019

The Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund (RCCFF) hosted its 13th annual banquet on Friday, May 24th on the Red Cloud Opera House and celebrated 24 years of giving back to Red Cloud. State Senator...READ MORE...

May 21, 2019

Learn about the Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund's Annual Banquet and Color Run, the 65th Annual RCHS Alumni Banquet, the 64th Annual Spring Willa Cather Conference, and much more! See the...READ MORE...

May 20, 2019

Nebraskans with an interest in the life and times of Willa Cather can get a tour of the famous author's childhood home.

Willa Cather is Nebraska's Pulitzer Prize-winning author. She lived...READ MORE...

May 8, 2019

RED CLOUD — Author Willa Cather’s relationship to the theater throughout and beyond her life will be a focus of exploration here May 30 through June 1 at the 64th annual Willa Cather Spring...READ MORE...

May 1, 2019

Read about some of the latest Red Cloud news, including: On the Brix on the Nebraska Passport Program * Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund's Annual Banquet * Burlington Depot Social * Walter Echo...READ MORE...

April 30, 2019

RCCFF ANNUAL BANQUET TO BE HELD MAY 24th at the RED CLOUD OPERA HOUSE

The Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund (RCCFF) invites you to join them in celebrating 24 years of giving back to the...READ MORE...

April 22, 2019

When you make plans to visit Red Cloud and the National Willa Cather Center this year, make sure to add On the Brix Tasting Room to your itinerary. Conveniently located in one of the restored...READ MORE...

March 29, 2019

Learn more about the Savages & Princess Exhibit and Walter Echo-hawk book talk, get to know Red Cloud High School Principal Jason Heldt, and watch a video about why Danny and Val Benge took a...READ MORE...

February 28, 2019

Learn more about non-traditional scholarships, the merger between Heritage Tourism and the Red Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce, Cather & the Cranes and much more!

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January 31, 2019

Read all about the latest Red Cloud news in the January 2019 Visit Red Cloud newsletter. Topics include: Historic site ownership transferred to the Cather Foundation; Farmers & Merchants...READ MORE...

January 16, 2019

Story by Tony Herrman; Photos by Laura Beahm of the Hastings Tribune

RED CLOUD — Lois Goosic took the Reuben soup she’s been making for years and won the popular vote of the fifth annual...READ MORE...

January 14, 2019

The City Office will be closed on Monday, January 21st, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday,...READ MORE...

December 21, 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Red Cloud! Read our final newsletter of 2018 and learn more about Mike Goebel, the RDP Campaign, Winter Events at Red Cloud Community Schools, and upcoming...READ MORE...

December 1, 2018

Read the latest Red Cloud news from November, including a video slideshow from Nebraska Life magazine

Learn more about Heritage Bank Relationship Manager Adam Vetter!

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November 21, 2018

November 7th, 2018

NextEra Energy Resources donates $15,000 to the Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund

RED CLOUD — The Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund (RCCFF) today announced...READ MORE...

October 30, 2018

Get to Know Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund Chair Dennis Hansen and learn about all the exciting events and news from Red Cloud! 

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October 30, 2018

Written by Step Up To Quality/Nebraska Department of Education 

When The Valley Child Development Center opened in January 2018, it was the culmination of years of...READ MORE...

September 28, 2018

Hardened & Temepered Play the RC Opera House; Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund Enters Final Phase of Its Legacy Endowment Campaign; RC Schools Celebrate Homecoming Week and Much Much More...READ MORE...

September 21, 2018

Friday is the 100th anniversary of arguably the greatest and most beloved work in Nebraska literature: Willa Cather’s “My Ántonia.”

For those not great at math, the book was first...READ MORE...

August 24, 2018

Read this month's letter to relive Street Car Days and 5K the Warrior Way Memories and catch a preview...READ MORE...

July 30, 2018

This month's issues includes a Street Car Days Preview, Peter Osborne from the Moonstone Bookstore & Emporium, and much much more! 

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June 28, 2018

This is heritage tourism at its finest, with lovingly restored buildings on a wide, brick road that evokes images of horse-drawn wagons and 19th century homesteaders. Some bonuses for my husband...READ MORE...

June 26, 2018

This month features the Good Living Tour, Alumni Weekend, Rural Futures Interns Trevor Harlow and Trenton Buhr, the Cather Conference, Red Cloud Wins Best Host community at BRAN 38, and much much...READ MORE...

April 24, 2018

By Andy Raun of The Hastings Tribune

RED CLOUD — Young children stood in a row and with teachers’ help cut a ribbon here Friday afternoon, ceremonially sealing the deal at the grand...READ MORE...

April 24, 2018

By Ashia Aubrey of NTV News

RED CLOUD, Neb. — The Valley Child Development Center serves kids from six weeks to 12-years-old.

There are a little over 1,000...READ MORE...

April 18, 2018

The new National Willa Cather Center is attracting tourism and sparking local business.

Beloved American novelist Willa Cather spent much of her childhood in Red Cloud,...READ MORE...

April 18, 2018

Catch up on the latest news with Heritage Tourism and the RC Community. This month's newsletter includes:

Red Cloud is a Showcase Community*  The Valley Child Development Center Grand...READ MORE...

April 18, 2018

LINCOLN--Governor Pete Ricketts held a proclamation ceremony to kick off Nebraska’s celebration of National Community Development Week, celebrated this year from April 2nd-6th.

“During...READ MORE...