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December 8, 2017

Read our December 2017 Newsletter and learn more about the Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund's...READ MORE...

September 29, 2017

This article originally appeared in the Oct. 2nd, 2017 issue of the New Yorker

In Webster County, Nebraska, the prairie rolls in waves, following the contours of a tableland...READ MORE...

June 22, 2017

Article written by Matthew Hansen of the Omaha World Herald 

RED CLOUD, Neb. — As a first lady speaks to a packed house in my hometown, as she praises Red Cloud’s most famous...READ MORE...

November 13, 2017

Check out our November Newsletter for news and eventsREAD MORE...

October 20, 2017

La Vista---Over the last five years, the Willa Cather Foundation embarked on a significant undertaking to create a new archive and museum. The Center is a state-of-the-art archive, museum and arts...READ MORE...

June 22, 2017

Article written by the Nebraska Community Foundation and published in the Omaha World-Herald 

Earlier this month, former First Lady Laura Bush spoke at the dedication of the...READ MORE...

June 14, 2017

Article by Marylynne Pitz of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

At age 8, Willa Cather rode a pony around Red Cloud, Neb. and listened as pioneers described the hardships of...READ MORE...

June 14, 2017

Article by Jack Williams, NET News

Downtown Red Cloud isn’t very big, so it’s hard to miss a stretch of two-story, red brick storefronts known by locals as “The...READ MORE...

June 5, 2017

By Shay Burke/Hastings Tribune

RED CLOUD — Visiting historical places like the Willa Cather Prairie and understanding the impact of those places in the context of today’s society...READ MORE...

June 4, 2017

Article written by Matthew Hansen of the Omaha World-Herald 

RED CLOUD, Neb. — A first lady came to Willa Cather’s hometown Saturday and officially opened a $7 million center...READ MORE...

June 3, 2017

Story by Zach Hammack, Lincoln Journal-Star

RED CLOUD — The first letter was sent in September.

Then the next month, another followed.

Red Cloud native Jay...READ MORE...

May 15, 2017

From The Omaha World-Herald / Micah Mertes

Red Cloud, Nebraska, has built a 20,000-square-foot tribute to its most famous citizen, and it’s invited one high-profile guest to inaugurate...READ MORE...

May 10, 2017

From the Hastings Tribune / Andy Raun:

The June 3 dedication of the new National Willa Cather Center here will feature a talk by one of the United States’ former first ladies....READ MORE...

May 1, 2017

For the second year in a row, Red Cloud will be a stop on Hear Nebraska's Good Living Tour. The Starke Round Barn will once again be the site of the concert, featuring 3 bands, local and regional...READ MORE...

May 1, 2017

The work going on at the National Willa Cather Center was featured in the May 1st, 2017 edition of the Lincoln Journal-Star. The introduction is reprinted below....READ MORE...

April 21, 2017

The Red Cloud High School Alumni Weekend will be held Friday, May 26th through Sunday, May 28th in Red Cloud. On the 26th, the Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund will host its Annual Banquet in...READ MORE...

April 21, 2017

Visit Red Cloud this summer and help us celebrate Nebraska's sesquicentennial--our state's 150th birthday--in style. On June 3rd, the Dedication of the National Willa Cather Center will be a...READ MORE...

April 13, 2017

The Valley Child Development Center was featured on NET radio as part of their Signature Story on Childcare issues in Nebraska. Click...READ MORE...

March 24, 2017

The Valley Child Development Center held its Groundbreaking Ceremony on Friday, March 24th with an indoor ceremony at the Cherry Corner Estates. Around 100 people showed...READ MORE...

March 1, 2017

by Mike Patterson from the Omaha World-Herald

Perhaps having only six players on the basketball team isn’t such a bad thing.

There’s less laundry after a game.

The...READ MORE...