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June 12, 2023

by Laura Kiniry, Smithsonian Magazine

Great Plains novelist Willa Cather grew up in Red Cloud, and this year the small Nebraska town is celebrating the 150th anniversary of her...READ MORE...

May 28, 2024

RED CLOUD—The Red Cloud Community Fund (RCCF) is pleased to announce its 2024 traditional scholarship winners. Addie Minnick received the Red Cloud Community Fund scholarship and will attend...READ MORE...

May 6, 2024

Learn more abouth RCHS Alumni Weekend * Webster County Community Hospital and Red Cloud Community Fund join forces to raise $750,000 for the Heritage of Webster County Nursing Home * Hardwick Park...READ MORE...

April 26, 2024

by Jamdan Clang, Nebraska Department of Economic Development 

LINCOLN--Nebraska offers a peaceful pace of life, family-friendly neighborhoods, and sense of rootedness that are...READ MORE...

April 3, 2024

April 3, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.) – The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has selected this year’s grant recipients under the Civic and Community Center Financing Fund...READ MORE...

March 29, 2024

Get to know: Cy Young, RC Legend * Opening day at the Webster County Historical Museum * Restoration of wallpaper at the Willa Cather Childhood Home * RC Golf Course 2024 Schedule and so much more...READ MORE...

March 21, 2024

RED CLOUD—The Red Cloud Community Fund (RCCF) is pleased to announce that Red Cloud resident Mariah Delka has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the John & Dorothy Sherwood non-traditional...READ MORE...

February 29, 2024

Learn more about summer events in Red Cloud, the RC Booster Club's Soup Cookoff, the new exhibit at the Farmers & Merchants Bank, get to know Ana Armstrong, and much more in this month's...READ MORE...

January 31, 2024

Learn more about a special opportunity to get the Hardwick Park project funded, find out who won Business of the Year at the 74th Farmers & Merchants Banquet, learn a bit about 3 new Red Cloud...READ MORE...

December 26, 2023

2023 was a busy year in Red Cloud with the downtown landscaping literally transforming due  various construction projects (but especially the Hotel Garber getting its 3rd floor back...READ MORE...

December 26, 2023

Learn more about progress at the Hotel Garber, Cather Childhood Home, and more. This newsletter also features the annual Top 10 RC Heritage Tourism/RCCF stories list along with a compilation of...READ MORE...

November 30, 2023

Learn more about the Red Cloud Community Fund's Annual Banquet, year-end giving, downtown and other community improvements, Get to Know Bridget Daehling, and much more in this month's newsletter...READ MORE...

November 29, 2023

Learn more about Bridget in this month's Heritage Tourism Development newsletter "Get to Know" feature! 

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October 31, 2023

Learn more about Beth Fischer, Director of The Valley Child Development Center, in this month's "Get to Know" feature, brought to you by Red Cloud Heritage Tourism Development.

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October 31, 2023

Learn more about the Red Cloud Community Fund's Annual Banquet, the final September Month of Giving results, Downtown Revitalization, Hardwick Park fundraising efforts, and much more in this month...READ MORE...

September 29, 2023

Learn more about Homecoming, Hotel Garber progress, the Red Cloud Community Fund, the astonishing success of the September Month of Giving, and much more!

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September 28, 2023

Learn more about the Red Cloud Community Fund during the September Month of Giving!

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August 31, 2023

Catch up on all the latest Red Cloud news in the August 2023 newsletter! Learn more about the September Month of Giving, Street Car Days, and more!

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August 31, 2023

Get to Know Kerigan Karr, Hometown Intern with The Valley Child Development Center!

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August 25, 2023

by Paul Hammel, Nebraska Examiner

LINCOLN — Red Cloud native and opera singer Sarah Arneson will return to her hometown on Sept. 1 to perform a selection of classic arias and...READ MORE...

August 21, 2023

RED CLOUD--Launched in 2020, the September Month of Giving is a time of focused fundraising for the Red Cloud Community Fund (RCCF). Money raised during this time will be granted to...READ MORE...

August 14, 2023


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The Red Cloud Hotel, LLC, the City of Red...READ MORE...

July 31, 2023

The Red Cloud business community continues to grow. The Red Cloud Motor Company held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday,  July 19th near the intersection of Webster Street and...READ MORE...

July 31, 2023

Learn more about Street Car Days, the Red Cloud Motor Company, 15 great things to do in Red Cloud, Hometown Intern Aleah Williams and much more in this month's newsletter!!!

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July 31, 2023

by Mason Kern, KSNB Local 4

RED CLOUD, Neb. (KSNB) - Caden Frey is passionate on the football field and has discovered a new passion off it.

“He always wanted to do bees, my dad...READ MORE...

June 29, 2023

by Children's Hospital & Medical Center

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center has named 10 regional non-profit organizations as Community Impact Grant recipients for 2023-2024. Each...READ MORE...

June 12, 2023

by Andy Raun from the Hastings Tribune

RED CLOUD — Insofar as the people and places of Red Cloud and Webster County provided the inspiration for much of author Willa Cather’s lifetime...READ MORE...

June 12, 2023

by Emma Krab, Nebraska Public Media

Nebraska author Willa Cather is the newest honoree to have a statue in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall.

The bronze figure was unveiled...READ MORE...

May 31, 2023

Learn more about the 68th Spring Willa Cather Conference, Cather at the National Statuary Hall in Washington, DC, Art at the Starke Round Barn, RCHS Alumni Weekend and much more in the May 2023...READ MORE...

May 31, 2023

The Willa Cather National Statuary Hall Selection Committee is pleased to announce that Willa Cather’s bronze sculpture by artist Littleton Alston will be dedicated and unveiled for the first...READ MORE...

May 26, 2023

by History Nebraska

History Nebraska has announced the recipients of the Rural Nebraska Historic Preservation (RNHP) grant, which assists owners of National Register of Historic...READ MORE...

May 26, 2023

from Nebraska Public Media

Connie Miner was coming of age when Title IX became law in 1972. Organized women’s sports were limited while Miner was in high...READ MORE...

April 24, 2023

The Rasser Family is pleased to announce the inaugural Starke Round Barn Art Showcase which will take place Friday, May 26th through Sunday, May 28th at the Historic Starke Round Barn 4.5...READ MORE...

April 24, 2023

Learn more about Alumni Weekend events like the annual Banquet and the Starke Round Barn Art Showase! Get to Know RCHS Alumni Association President Craig "Red" Meyer and get all the details about...READ MORE...

April 21, 2023

LINCOLN, Neb. (KSNB) - Buildings in York, Ravenna and Inavale are now listed in the...READ MORE...

April 20, 2023

RED CLOUD--The Red Cloud Creative District was recently named a certified Nebraska Creative District and was awarded a $10,000 Nebraska Arts Council Certification Grant.  The Nebraska...READ MORE...

March 29, 2023

The Willa Cather Residency was created in 2023 to commemorate the 150th year of Cather’s birth and to provide a unique opportunity for a small cohort of writers—and eventually artists of all media...READ MORE...

March 29, 2023

Leare more about the City's housing grant, Back Alley Bicycles being selected for the Nebraska Passport program, get to know Willa Cather Foundation Development Associate Jeniffer Beahm, and much...READ MORE...

March 28, 2023

by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development 

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $10,000,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA...READ MORE...

March 24, 2023
PRESS RELEASE
March 24, 2023
Red Cloud Community Fund
 
Red Cloud Community Fund awards Mariah Delka $1,000 scholarship
March 17, 2023

In 2018, Red Cloud won "Best Host" community during the last visit from the Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) organization. Community leaders will attempt to win that title again in 2023 and...READ MORE...

March 17, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LINCOLN, Neb. (March 1, 2023) – Nebraska Tourism is excited to announce the stops included in the 2023 Nebraska Passport program. The Passport inspires Nebraskans and...READ MORE...

February 27, 2023

Phase I of Hotel Garber construction is underway!!!! Learn more about that project, 150 years of Willa Cather, Henrietta Solway, Red Cloud winter sports, and much more in this edition of...READ MORE...

February 24, 2023

 by Zach Wending/Nebraska Examiner

LINCOLN — Acclaimed Nebraska novelist Willa Cather, who would have marked her 150th...READ MORE...

February 24, 2023

Phase I construction has commenced on the Hotel Garber project which will result in the adaptive reuse of a downtown building for the creation of a twenty-eight room boutique...READ MORE...