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May 10, 2022

RED CLOUD

The Red Cloud Community Fund (RCCF) is pleased to announce its 2022 annual scholarship winners. Kayce Clark, RCHS Class of 2022, was the recipient of the Red Cloud Community Fund...READ MORE...

April 29, 2022

Learn more about all of the exciting things going on during Alumni Weekend 2022! Tours of TVCDC & Downtown buildings, the 67th Alumni Banquet, the Red Cloud Community Fund's Annual Celebration...READ MORE...

April 27, 2022
Get to know Patti Yaussi of the Red Cloud High School Alumni Association! This year's Alumni Weekend is May 27-29 and the Banquet starts at 5pm at the Red Cloud Community Center on Saturday, May 28th...READ MORE...
March 31, 2022

Get to Know Ashley Armstrong * Fat Fox's Reopens! * Corner Nook selected as Nebraska Passport site * Willa Cather Memorial Prairie featured in Washington Post * Garth Brooks Tribute Band to play...READ MORE...

March 31, 2022

Get to Know Ashley Armstrong, Pediatric Physical Therapist and Community Leader

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February 28, 2022

by Jarrod McCartney, Heritage Tourism Development Director 

A FRESH LOOK

During the summer of 2021, Heritage Tourism Development was blessed to have...READ MORE...

February 28, 2022

Learn more about Red Cloud receiving Leadership Certification, the 67th Spring Willa Cather Conference, Get to Know Brad & Andrea Frey, plus keep up with the latest events and more! ...READ MORE...

February 27, 2022
February 9, 2022

by Jamdan Clang/Nebraska Department of Economic Development 

“Achieving LCC status shows that the State of Nebraska recognizes what we already knew: there is great work going on in...READ MORE...

February 1, 2022

Brad & Andrea Frey win Outstanding Business Member award at 2022 Farmers & Merchants Banquet * Tom & Linda Hitchler win Outstanding Volunteer Award at 72nd Farmers & Merchants...READ MORE...

February 1, 2022

Learn more about Janzen, owner of Twisted Petal Too, located at 309 N. Webster St. in downtown Red Cloud! 

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December 30, 2021

Read the 2021 Year in Review and watch a slideshow featuring some of our highlights * RCCF makes year-end grants  * Get to Know Matt & Casey Kenny from Kenny's Hardware & Home Center...READ MORE...

December 30, 2021

Red Cloud Rising: 2021 Year in Review

Nationally, 2021 was not a great year. Red Cloud did not escape its share of sorrow related to the pandemic and other tragedies, but nevertheless...READ MORE...

December 30, 2021

The Red Cloud Community Fund (RCCF) raised nearly $24K for local organizations and causes during the month of September. In December, RCCF was able to grant out that money. Pictured above, Top...READ MORE...

December 29, 2021

Learn more about Matt & Casey Kenny, owners of Kenny's Hardware & Home Supply! 

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November 30, 2021

by Jarrod McCartney

RED CLOUD--The Red Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce hosted and organized its annual Shopping Extravaganza during the evening of Nov. 23rd. The event is traditionally held...READ MORE...

November 30, 2021

Learn more about Downtown Revitalization efforts, the 13th Annual Shopping Extravaganza, Matthew Hansen and the Flatwater Free Press, Toni Turner, and much more in this edition of the Red Cloud...READ MORE...

November 22, 2021

November 22, 2021

by the Red Cloud Community Fund

RED CLOUD—The Red Community Fund organized and hosted a...READ MORE...

November 15, 2021

by the Nebraska Community Foundation and the Rural Radio Network 

Like many young Nebraskans, Willa Cather Foundation Executive Director Ashley Olson returned to her hometown to build...READ MORE...

November 12, 2021

by Jarrod McCartney for the Flatwater Free Press

RED CLOUD – It’s not unusual to catch sight of a celebrity in Red Cloud, population 962,...READ MORE...

November 9, 2021

by Landry Hinkson for Hastings College

An advocate for continually exploring outside her comfort zone, Hastings College alumnus Cheyenne Knehans...READ MORE...

November 2, 2021

Learn more about AARP Volunteer of the Year Award winner Kyle Klein, a heartbreaking loss for Red Cloud football, downtown revitalization efforts, and more in this issue of the Red Cloud Tourism...READ MORE...

November 2, 2021

Kyle Klein of Red Cloud is the 2021 recipient of AARP Nebraska’s most prestigious volunteer award to people age 50 and over.

The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service recognizes...READ MORE...

October 27, 2021

by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development 

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced awards totaling approximately $5.3 million to 14 recipients...READ MORE...

October 20, 2021

by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development 

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced 12 awards totaling $4,643,365 in Community Development Block...READ MORE...

October 6, 2021

Red Cloud Animal Health wins Business of the Year!, Red Cloud Community Foundation's September Month of Giving exceeds $20K fundraising goal, Get to Know Alise Perault, RCHS Homecoming and much...READ MORE...

September 7, 2021

 

Launched in 2020, the September Month of Giving campaign affords the Red Cloud Community Fund (RCCF) the opportunity to give back to the community almost immediately. Funds raised...READ MORE...

August 31, 2021

Learn more about the Red Cloud Community Fund's September Month of Giving, Juan's Bar & Grill, Farmers & Merchants Banquet, Lynn Wolfe, the Hotel Garber/SCSB Challenge and much more!...READ MORE...

July 31, 2021

Learn more about Street Car Days, Beth Riemersma, the Red Cloud Community Fund, Repeat Street Thrift Store, and a variety of other events and developments!

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July 15, 2021

Press Release

July 15, 2021

RED CLOUD TOURISM & COMMERCE PROUD TO OFFER COVID-19 VACCINATION INCENTIVE

Thanks to a generous contribution from an anonymous donor, Red...READ MORE...

June 26, 2021

Learn more about the Cather Conference, Alumni Weekened, RC Softball succes, events, plans getting underway for Red Cloud's 150th Celebration, and get to know National Willa Cather Center...READ MORE...

June 4, 2021

Red Cloud Community Fund welcomes Cheyenne Knehans and Jocelyn Shipman home for the summer

The Red Cloud Community Fund (RCCF) welcomes Cheyenne Knehans and Jocelyn...READ MORE...

May 27, 2021

Learn more about Alumni Weekend, the Spring Cather Conference, Carson McCleary winning gold, Cheyenne Knehans & Jocelyn Shipman being selected as Hometown Interns, and much more. ...READ MORE...

May 21, 2021

OMAHA — It’s been a long time since a Red Cloud boys athlete has claimed a gold medal, but that’s exactly what Carson McCleary did on Thursday.

On the final day of the Class D state...READ MORE...

April 30, 2021

Learn more about what Dennis & Sally Hansen are doing to leave their legacy in Red Cloud; get to know Jenny Wickham--Nurse Practitioner at Webster County Community Hospital; check out what's...READ MORE...

April 20, 2021

Red Cloud was well represented at a recent Young Entrepreneurs event hosted by UNK's Center for Entrepreneurship & Rural Development.

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April 20, 2021

The Nebraska Tourism Commission has announced that the National Wila Cather Center will be one of seventy stops included in the 2021 Nebraska Passport program this year. Nebraskans and tourists...READ MORE...

April 8, 2021

In a public letter to Willa Cather Foundation executive director Ashley Olson on Wednesday, Governor Ricketts expressed his opposition to “the Willa Cather Foundation’s plans to seek a National...READ MORE...

April 1, 2021

Learn more about Emma Jaeke & Riverwood Bakery, the latest on the Hotel Garber Project, Alumni Weekend, the Truth about NHAs, events, and more in this edition of the newsletter! ...READ MORE...

March 1, 2021

Learn more about the Bruce Springsteen Jeep commercial, Silas Garber, the return of live and in-person events to Red Cloud, scholarships, and much more 

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February 10, 2021

by the Hastings Tribune

WEBSTER COUNTY— Two people died in a head-on collision Monday in Webster County on Nebraska Highway 4 between Blue Hill and Red Cloud.

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February 8, 2021

by Tony Herrman of the Hastings Tribune

Watching the Super Bowl was pretty exciting for Debbie Shuck and her husband, Joe, of Red Cloud.

Their front porch with an American flag...READ MORE...

February 1, 2021

January 2021 was very interesting both in Red Cloud and around the country. This edition includes snow, fire, Kansas-Nebraska partnerships, and even a little Bernie Sanders. 

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January 15, 2021

GUIDE ROCK, Neb. – (KLKN) A grass fire in Guide Rock, Nebraska threatened the lives of thousands of livestock and forced many of the 300 residents out of their homes Thursday afternoon.

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December 31, 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic turning the world upside down and cancelling events, Red Cloud still has a healthy list of things to be proud of that occurred during the...READ MORE...