COVID-19 Updates* Pay your Utility Bill online * The National Willa Cather Center reopened on July 16th but will only be open to the public Thursday-Saturday * You must sign a waiver at City Hall before your Key Fob will be reactivated for entry into the Community Center * Phase III of the State Directed Health Measure for Webster County began on June 22nd and will continue at least through August.



Red Cloud offers a wide array of attractions – from the great outdoors to significant historical and cultural assets including the 40+ sites associated with author Willa Cather. Check out some of the highlights below or contact Heritage Tourism Development Director Jarrod McCartney or Willa Cather Foundation Education Director Tracy Tucker at 402-746-2653 for more information. For information about some of the counties underdeveloped and presently inaccessible sites, visit the Heritage Tourism page or call Teresa Young at the Webster County Historical Museum at 402-746-2444. 

The Willa Cather Memorial Prairie is a botanical treasure consisting of 612 acres of never-been-plowed native prairie. The Willa Cather Foundation is working to return this land to its 19th century...Read more

The Red Cloud Post Office is home to three mural panels commissioned as WPA projects. Archie Musick, who studied under Thomas Hart Benton and Boardman Robinson, is the artist who...Read more

This schoolhouse, known as North Star of Webster County School District 81 and referred to as "Little Tin Schoolhouse" was located near Cowles, Nebraska. It was built in 1887 and...Read more