Category: Nebraska

  • Going to a Husker Game

    Imo, Ben, some of Ben’s friends and I went to the Husker’s football game on Saturday against Minnesota. This game wasn’t a nail biter like some of the recent games — Huskers won 38 – 14. The Huskers played well on both sides of the ball. The experience of being at the game was just […]

  • Congratulations Tom Brown

    This week, Tom brown a lifelong Hershey resident received the Seventh Generation Award, a lifetime achievement award, from the Center for Rural Affairs in Lyons. The Center said on its web site: The Seventh Generation Award is a life-time service award presented to an individual who has made major contributions to improving rural life and […]

  • Spring in Nebraska

    The Kurre’s back yard following the April , 2011 Spring Snow storm. The forecast is for 60’s by Saturday morning. We have to love Nebraska!

  • Three Generations of Kurres

    Three generations of Kurres participated in the 2010 NLDs parade as part of the North Platte Chautuauqua entry. Don on the far left, Ben on the right and Robert’s presence was mark by the cane Ben carried. The Theme for the North Platte Chautauqua is “Bright Dreams, Hard Times: America in the Thirties. You will […]

  • Tax Paid in Grand Island

    Recently I spent the night in a motel in Grand Island. On checking out I was presented a bill that included $9.50 in tax. As a traveler, I added $9.50 or 14.24% over the room charge to projects in Grand Island and Hall County. I’m not sure what the tax will help pay for perhaps […]

  • 70 Year Old Trees Bend to Nebraska Wind

    Two trees we counted to be at least 70 were blown over by the strong winds in North Platte on Friday evening, June 26, 2009.  Imo and I watched as the wind pushed the trees over. In spite of the size of the trees damage was limited to our garage, and the neighbor’s fence. We […]


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  • Down by the River

    I took pictures and cheered Imo on as she participated in the Ground Hoggy Doggy Shadow Splash. It was a great day and Imo survived in great style her plung in the to South Platte river. She and her Co-workers raised over $200 for her jump. Thanks also to the Jack and Patty for their […]

  • The Application is in

    We completed the application to host the June 2010 Chautauqua in North Platte on Wednesday. We took a picture of the team who managed completion of the application during the Original Town monthly meeting. Cecelia Lawrence was not able to attend the meeting so she was not in the picture. Pictured from left to right […]

  • Merry Christmas

    I want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year to you and your family.