Webster County is under a Directed Health Measure until at least May 12th * The RCHS Alumni Banquet has been cancelled * Red Cloud Community Schools will be closed until further notice. School buildings are closed to the public and to students through May 31st *City of Red Cloud offices are closed to the public and the Community Center is closed as well until at least May 12th * The National Willa Cather Center is closed and all educational and Opera House programming has been canceled or postponed through the end of May * On the Brix Tasting Room reopened on March 27th but will have limited service options * Webster County Offices will have limited access and the courthouse building will be locked * The Village of Guide Rock offices will be closed to the public indefinitely * Starke Round Barn is closed indefinitely for tours and to drive-by/drop-in visitors * Webster County Community Hospital's ER entrance is locked--please use the main entrance * Webster County Historical Museum is closed indefinitely * The Palace Lounge & Steakhouse will be closed through April 3rd * The Auld Public Library is closed until further notice * Village Pharmacy is open but only doing delivery and curbside pickup


The South Heartland District Health Department area (Webster, Nuckolls, Clay, and Adams Counties in Nebraska) has reported at least 6 positive cases of COVID-19, 3 of which are believed to be community spread. This means that Webster County is under a directed health measure until at least May 12th. A directed health measure means restaurants and bars can only do takeout, curbside or delivery and that there is now an enforceable order limiting gatherings to 10 people or less. As of 6:30pm on Wednesday, April 1st Nebraska has 214 cases and 5 deaths. Kansas has 482 cases and 10 deaths. Kansas is also under a stay at home directive while 41 counties in Nebraska (including Webster) are under a directed health measure. Travel to Red Cloud for anything other than work is not recommended at this time. We will update this page daily.

Due to heightened concerns surrounding COVID-19, the City of Red Cloud is taking precautions to best protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community. Effective immediately, the City Hall and the Community Center will be closed through at least April 7th.

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Red Cloud B&B at the Kaley House

Red Cloud B&B at the Kaley House

Attraction Information

To reserve a room, please call 402.746.8300.

Gift certificates are available.

This fully restored and modernized 1886 Queen Anne sits in the neighborhood that Red Cloud native Willa Cather referred to as “Quality Street.” The beautifully refurbished original features of the home are showcased in three lovely sitting rooms,, a dining room, a new kitchen, three beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms, heated marble and tile floors, central air and heat, all-house Wi-Fi and sound system, front and back stairways, a wrap-around porch, and much more.

The Kaley House is the perfect accommodation during your visit to Historic Red Cloud and the Willa Cather sites – as well as a place to gather with friends or family, or to spend a special weekend getaway.

Come relax and enjoy the quiet surroundings in a beautifully restored home with all of the modern conveniences, and wake each morning to the smell of freshly ground coffee and your homemade continental breakfast. Treat yourself to a bygone era of comfort and hospitality.

Contact Name
Brenda Knehans
909 N. Seward St.
Red Cloud, NE 68970