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We Called, Santa Answered

We Called, Santa Answered

Grab the kids for our 25th episode with the one and only, SANTA! We're still not sure how we pulled it off, we got Santa Claus - yes, THE Kris Kringle- to join us for our latest episode. Despite his hectic holiday schedule, Santa joined us for an exclusive interview. Ty and Danielle made sure to grill Saint Nick with burning questions from local kids.

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NebraskaLand Bank #5 in the Nation as Best Bank to Work For

NebraskaLand Bank #5 in the Nation as Best Bank to Work For

For the third year in a row, we have been listed as one of the Best Banks to Work For and have climbed the list to number five out of 90 banks selected. American Banker and Best Companies Group recognizes and honors banks in the U.S. for outstanding employee satisfaction.

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No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

This episode we sit down with our neighbor, Marc Werkmeister, a Certified Financial Planner and the managing partner of PFA. We learn about the full spectrum of services that PFA provides and the philosophy to how they approach their business. We talk retirement planning, crypto, alternative investments like reAlpha, Dave Ramsey and more! To top off our conversation, we challenge Marc with a trivia game in the spirit of the Price is Right. Take a listen to this jam-packed episode to hear the 'Meister' of financial advice share some great insights that you can put to 'Werk' in your financial life (see what we did there?)

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Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Reinvest in your community this year by making the commitment to shop local. Local merchants have been preparing all year to have great selections for you and your family this holiday season. Our Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide 2021 will give you a look at the must have holiday items from local merchants that will cover everyone on your holiday gift list.  

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Nerding Out About Coffee

Nerding Out About Coffee

This might be our favorite episode so far! Is it because Brandon and Jack brought some amazing coffee samples to the podcast studio? Partly, but we also had a blast sitting down with Brandon, owner of the Espresso Shoppe in North Platte and his son Jack. We're big fans of coffee around here and this duo did not disappoint. We learned a latte about coffee, roasting beans, and brew techniques. Check out this episode to learn more about what the amazing  Espresso Shoppe has to offer, located in the Historic Canteen District in North Platte.

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Saving Lives with Big Ideas

Saving Lives with Big Ideas

We had a great conversation with Casey Schiel this week. Casey is a North Platte firefighter, golf pro, and inventor. Casey invented the Eye Putt Pro and is currently developing a night light that encourages children to keep their bedroom doors closed for increased protection from home fires. Learn more about Casey's inventions and hear some great tips about how to develop your own ideas! 

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Do You Know You're Dead

Do You Know You're Dead

Do you believe in ghosts? Dennis and Evelyn McConnell certainly do! Dennis and Evelyn are the lead investigators of RIPA (Research and Investigation of Paranormal Activity). The couple has been performing investigations for over nine years in and around the North Platte area. Listen in as they share their stories and experiences from well known places like Buffalo Bill's Ranch and the Fox Theater. In this episode we also learn about the different types of ghosts and the special equipment used to interact with them. EEekkk!

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Blowing the Budget on Bacon

Blowing the Budget on Bacon

We are not sucking up when we say, this is an episode you won't want to miss. We finally let the President and CEO of NebraskaLand Bank, Mike Jacobson, join us on the podcast and he doesn't disappoint. We are inspired by his own personal success story and loved his advice on how to approach life after forty. We learn about growing wealth, his outlook on the economy and what's most important in a growing, thriving community. 

 

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This Is Not A Drill

This Is Not A Drill

We're breaking the rules and launching our next episode early, just in time for North Platte's Community Build Days for the North Platte Community Build Playground at Centennial Park. In this episode, we visit with Tauni Morris, Project Coordinator and Kyle Cundy from Playgrounds by Leathers to learn more about how this project came to fruition and how wildly successful their fundraising efforts have been. We also learn about what to expect from the community build days and what we can look forward to upon completion of the project. 

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Heart Beets

Heart Beets

You might not think of peeling beets as romantic, but it was for this sweet couple! Join us for episode 18 as we sit down with Mo and Jennie Cabrera, owners of North Platte's beloved Popcorner. We get to learn how they met and fell in love, what brought them back to Nebraska and how they have grown the Popcorner into the culinary treasure it is today. Also, be the first to hear about a new item to hit the menu soon.  We'll give you a hint...southern charm. You'll have to listen to the episode to find out more! 

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